A Boston College team finished in third place in the Boston area preliminaries of the ACM programming contest on October 19 at Wellesley College and UMass Boston.
The College of Arts and Sciences recently named CS majors Dylan Wolff and Farhaad Naim as recipients of a Dean's Scholar and a Sophomore Scholar, respectively.
The Computer Science Department has an opening for a full time lecturer or visiting assistant professor position.
Tyler Laracuente (A&S '14) presented to experienced venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in the BC Venture Capital "Elevator Pitch" Competition on Oct. 18.
Computer Science faculty member Hao Jiang has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.
Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab presented "Looking around Corners with Trillion Frames Per Second Imaging and NETRA Cellphone Optometry" at the Computer Science Distinguished Speaker Series.
Two Computer Science students -- Tair Akhmejanov and John Bacon -- are among the 14 undergraduates who will present TEDTalk-style lectures in Robsham Theater Arts Center on November 13-14.
Major renovations were completed to the Computer Science Undergraduate Laboratory in Fulton 160.
HubSpot Web App Challenge
Attention CS undergraduates: HubSpot is sponsoring a "Web App Challenge" where students build Facebook/Flickr mashups. The winners receive some nice prizes. Details can be found at http://bit.ly/webappchallenge.
CS Lab Survey Prize Drawing
Congratulations to Dario Baldoni A&S '12 who was one of the 40 or so CS Lab users responding to our CS Lab survey. Dario was chosen at random; he wins a $50 Apple iTunes gift certificate from the department. We appreciate his--and everyone's--feedback to help improve the lab.