Nonconvex Approaches in Data Science

COMPUTER SCIENCE PRESENTATION Yifei Lou Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences University of Texas at Dallas Nonconvex Approaches in Data Science Abstract: Although “big data” is ubiquitous in data science, one often faces challenges of “small data,” as the amount of data that can be taken or transmitted is limited by technical or economic constraints. To […]

Sparse Recovery Algorithms for 3D Imaging Using Point Spread Function Engineering

COMPUTER SCIENCE PRESENTATION Chao Wang, Postdoctoral Researcher Wake Forest University and UT—Dallas Sparse Recovery Algorithms for 3D Imaging Using Point Spread Function Engineering Abstract: We are concerned with the high-resolution imaging and localization problem of 3D point source image recovery from 2D data using methods based on point spread function (PSF) design. A new technique patented by S. […]

Anand receives William C. and Ruth N. Archie Award

Sajant Anand, physics and computer science double major, is the recipient of the 2018 William C. and Ruth N. Archie Award. The award is presented to the senior who has most demonstrated a commitment to liberal learning, scholarship, and the ideals of Wake Forest College. Pictured here are Prof. Oana Jurchescu (Physics), Sajant Anand, Prof. Dany […]

Yiran Zhang awarded a GHC Student Scholarship

Yiran Zhang has been awarded a GHC Student Scholarship to attend the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston, Texas, from September 26 to 28. The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is a wonderful opportunity for women in computing to network, celebrate their achievements, and gain the tools and resources they need to thrive in their fields. To […]

WFU to compete in SC18 Supercomputing Conference

Wake Forest University’s Computer Science Dept. has been accepted to the Student Cluster Competition at the SC18 Supercomputing Conference in Dallas, TX. We will be competing against teams from around the world, and we will be sponsored by Cisco, NVIDIA, and Mellanox. This is the first time our department has participated in this competition, and […]

2018 Sawyer Prize Recipients

The 2018 Sawyer Prize recipients are Sajant Anand and Ruidan Li. In 1993, the department of mathematics and computer science established the John W. Sawyer Prize in Computer Science, which is awarded in his honor annually to a senior. The John W. Sawyer Prize in Computer Science

Computer Graphics Project Presentations

Wednesday, April 25, 3:00 – 4:30 pm Manchester Hall, second floor near the elevator Presenters:  Olivia Gao, Jessica Hung, Irina Viviano, Makenzie Whitener, and Chianti Yan During the Spring 2018 semester, the CSC 363 (Computer Graphics) class focused on developing algorithms to render 3D interactive graphics.  The WebGL pipeline and the JavaScript application models were […]

King named Goldwater Scholar

Student named Goldwater Scholar Dylan King, a sophomore mathematics and computer science major from Walnut Cove, N.C., has been named a 2018 Barry S. Goldwater Scholar. King was selected as one of 211 students from around the country to receive the award for the 2018-19 academic year. King was selected for the Goldwater Scholarship based on academic […]

6th Annual CS Quivia Challenge! 

Mark your calendar for 6:30 pm on 4/25/18 in Manchester 016 and plan to attend the 6th Annual CS Quivia Challenge! What is Quivia you ask? Its Quiz Bowl and Trivia combined! And what is the 6th Annual CS Quivia Challenge? A chance to win prizes, enjoy food, have fun and just chill out after […]