LTU MCS prepares for the 2013 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)
In previous competition LTU team won the Ben Fusaro award for the most creative approach to the problem.
MCS undergraduate develops a new method to study the brain
His research paper was peer-reviewed and accepted for publication in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics.
Over 40 teams participated in LTU’s Thanksgiving RoboParade
Thanksgiving RoboParade is directed by LTU’s Computer Science professor CJ Chung, and assisted by LTU’s math professor Chris Cartwright.
NVIDIA announces LTU as a CUDA Teaching Center
Provides LTU MCS with a grant of state-of-the-art scientific computing equipment. The high-end computing equipment will be added to the new 320-core cluster and the computer lab that are currently being built.
Dozens participate in RoboSumo and RoboParade workshops
The technical workshops are in preparation for Thanksgiving RoboParade and RoboSumo competition
LTU MCS to host LEGO® Education Symposium
LEGO Education curriculum to give students hands-on, real-world applications in science, technology, engineering, and math.
LTU student shows that computers “understand” art
Publishes her work in ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage. The study was reported in the popular media around the world.
SALT to observe a peculiar celestial object discovered at LTUThe 9.2 meter SALT, the largest telescope in the southern hemisphere and one of the world’s largest telescopes.
LTU MCS takes primary role in a new puzzling observation in cosmologyComputational analysis showed surprising asymmetry between clockwise and counterclockwise spinning galaxies.
LTU MCS welcomes Dr. Patrick NelsonDr. Patrick Nelson joins LTU MCS, and will make significant contribution to its education and research programs, especially in the field of math biology.
LTU MSC students develop an iPad interactive video game for the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryThe iPad video game "Journey for Freedom", based on the underground railroad will be played by hundreds of kids every month in the discovery room of the Museum.
LTU MCS wins NSF grant for a new computing facilityMCS has won a $72,414 grant from the National Science Foundation for a new computing facility for undergraduate interdisciplinary computer science research.
LTU VoLTUre team takes 5th place in the Intelligent Ground Vehicle CompetitionOut of 47 teams that made it to the finals of the prestigious international Auto-Nav Challenge
2012 Hawaii Robofest Award Winners
MCS Robofest Hawaii competition attracted hundreds of participants and 49 teams.
MCS Robotics presents at MI STEM week closing event
MI STEM week was organized my US Army, TARDEC, and TACOM at Ford Rouge Factory.
VoLTUre team for the 20th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition announced
VoLTUre team develops intelligent autonomous vehicles, and will compete in June 2012.
MCS Professor receives the Teaching and Learning Using Technology Award
Dr. Pamela Lowry of the department of Math and Computer Science will receive the fourth annual Teaching and Learning Using Technology Award.
LTU MCS students participated in 2012 MCM competition
Results are expected in the end of March
Over 10,000 attend LTU's RoboSumo competition
The monstrous event took place Sunday (Feb 11) at Somerset Mall in Troy, MI
Dr. Chan Jin (CJ) Chung was promoted to full professor
Dr. Chung is internationally recognized as a leader in intelligent systems
LTU CS undergraduate named key speaker at annual Oakland Parks meeting
Sarah Svatora developed a computational method for optimizing the efficacy of bluebird nesting boxes
Jalen Rose Leadership Academy offers K-12 Lawrence Tech MCS robotics program
The program will be offered through LTU's ARISE (Autonomous Robotics Institute for Students and Educators).
LTU students release iPhone app used by thousands of active users
The app was also installed commercially, including dolphin tour boats in southern Florida.
Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy partners with LTU MCS
Will provide a free ROBOTC license for Robofest teams in 2012 Robofest season.
Astrophysics Source Code Library receives seed funding
The Astrophysics Source Code Library, collaboration that MCS is part of, receives seed funding from the American Astronomical Society.
LTU Math professor recieves prestigious national MAA award
LTU Math professor Ruth Favro is 2012 recipient of the prestigious Mathematical Association of America meritorious service award in recognition of her "deep impact she had on mathematics in Michigan".
LTU MCS is named collaborator of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope campus
MCS department at LTU was selected as a collaborator in the most powerful astronomical imaging device ever built, and is the flagship Astronomy project for the coming decade. MCS faculty and students will participate in the development of algorithms and methods to analyze the LSST dataset, which will become the world's largest public database.
M.A.T.H Challenge held on LTU campus
The M.A.T.H. Challenge (Michigan Autumn Take Home Challenge) was held at LTU. Three teams of 3 students worked 3 hours on the 10 question paper-and-pencil exam. Sixty-three teams from 24 institutions participated on their own campuses, from Michigan and 8 other states.
Fall detection research at LTU featured an ABC Channel 7 News
Computer Science faculty Dr. CJ Chung and his students developed an automatic fall detection system that will improve safety and even save lives for the elderly.
New Robotics laboratory opened
New Robotics Lab opened in the basement of Buell Management Building. The lab will support faculty and student robotics research, as well as Robofest. The director of the new laboratory is Computer Science faculty Dr. CJ Chung.
LTU Math students to take the Puntnam international exam
LTU Math students to take the Puntnam international exam Five students took the Putnam Exam on Saturday, Dec. 3. The Putnam is a 12-question, six-hour marathon, taken by about 3500 students nationwide and in Canada. The students are Levi Dojcsak, Scott Bakkila Anton Swistak, Dan McGee, and Kristen Dage. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Chris Cartwright)
LTU Computer Science discovery featured on The Economist
Computer Science research on Computational Art at LTU discovered hidden similarities between the artistic styles of Jackson Pollock and Vincent Van Gogh. This research was featured on several newspapers and magazines, including the science section of The Economist.
Sonobe origami folding and a math scavenger hunt
Math Club activities this fall, in addition to the MATH Challenge and Putnam Exam, included Sonobe origami folding and a math scavenger hunt.
LTU students win Honorable Mention at an international national Math competition
The 2011 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) competition involved 2775 teams.