Deacon Profile: Smiti Kaul

Junior Smiti Kaul, a double major in computer science and mathematics, recieved the Grace Hopper Conference scholarship and attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in early October. This conference is the largest gathering of women technologists, with over 18,000 attendees from over 85 countries and across all disciplines and careers. When did […]

Introduction to AWS Lambda

  The local Python user’s group meets here each month.  The talk next week (6pm, Tuesday, 10/24) may be of broad interest. Main Talk: ” Introduction to AWS Lambda” by Andres Silva Abstract: AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the compute resources for you, making it […]


We will look at the history of the Industrial Internet of Things and the growing market it entails. We will look at the economics and advantages of the connected factories and communities as well as the challenges they will face. We will look at the building blocks of the IIoT including connectivity and infrastructure. For […]

Special WFU Physics Seminar

TITLE: “Quantum Information Science” SPEAKER: Jaewan Kim Korea Institute for Advanced Study TIME: Monday, October 16, 2017, at 3:00pm PLACE: Olin 101 There will be a reception with refreshments at 2:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend. ABSTRACT Digital information technology is built on two pillars; mathematics and information theory for operating systems and […]

Thinking of Applying to Graduate School in Computer Science?

Dr. Errin Fulp will present this Thursday at 4pm in  Manchester Hall 241 Title:  Thinking of Applying to Graduate School in Computer Science? Abstract:  In many computer science areas obtaining a graduate degree will increase your range of employment options and improve your earnings. However, graduate school is a big commitment and is not right for everyone. During […]

Sajant Anand Awarded a UPE Scholarship

2017 Scholarship Awards Each year the Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon evaluates a large number of scholarship applications from students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. All scholarship applicants are required to complete a comprehensive application form including a statement on their long-term plans in the profession, a summary of their contributions to […]

Smiti Kaul received Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration

Smiti Kaul, an undergraduate CS major, received the Anita Borg Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration, the world’s largest technical conference for women in computing, in October at Orlando, FL. The scholarship covers travel, meals, hotel, and registration. She is the second Wake Forest CS student to receive this prestigious and internationally selective scholarship (first […]


Computer Science Presentation   SHARING OF SUMMER INTERNSHIPS, STUDENT RESEARCH, AND OTHER SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES During Summer 2017, many Computer Science students participated in Summer Internships, Student Research and other Summer Opportunities.  In this colloquium, a number of students will share their experiences.  This is a terrific forum to hear about possible internships and research opportunities, […]

Point-spread function reconstruction in ground-based astronomy

Computer Science Presentation Dr. Raymond Chan Choh-Ming Li Professor and Chairman, Department of Mathematics The Chinese University of Hong Kong SIAM Fellow and Member of the SIAM Council Point-spread function reconstruction in ground-based astronomy Because of atmospheric turbulence, images of objects in outer space acquired via ground-based telescopes are usually blurry. One way to estimate […]