Wake Hacks Zero

The WFU Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) is very happy to announce Wake Hacks Zero, the first hackathon at WFU. This hackathon is a precursor to the eventual first invitational Wake Hacks coming hopefully in Spring 2018. However, Wake Hacks Zero is no small feat in and of itself. It will be epic. We very much […]

Software Development: More Than Just Programming

 Software Development: More Than Just Programming Dr. Don Gotterbarn Director of the Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute Thursday, March 30 at 5:00 Manchester Hall 016 Reception talk before: 017 – 4:30 Abstract: We are often surprised by the number of non-programming related issues that affect the professional’s efforts to develop quality software and web interfaces. Development […]

It’s Not All Drum Circles and Kumbaya: How Free and Open Source Software Really Works

It’s Not All Drum Circles and Kumbaya: How Free and Open Source Software Really Works Professor Megan Squire Department of Computing Sciences Elon University Monday, March 20 4-5pm  (Reception 3:30-4pm) Manchester Hall 241 For software engineering researchers, the free, libre, and open source software (FLOSS) phenomenon has been a wild ride. This talk will trace […]

Thesis Defense: Riana Freedman

MS Thesis Defense Riana Freedman A Comparative Assessment of Methodologies for Solving Problems of Nonlinear Optimization in the Business Sector Friday, February 17, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Manchester 241 Abstract: Business professionals are seeking a solution to the problem of nonlinear optimization to maximize product value for the most respondents to a product survey. A […]

Angela Harper named Churchill Scholar

Wake Forest senior Angela Harper (Major:  physics, Minors:  computer science and mathematics) has been named one of 15 Churchill Scholars who will study at the University of Cambridge for the academic year 2017-18. She is the first Wake Forest student to receive this highly selective award. “I am incredibly honored to represent both Wake Forest as […]

Gender Diversity in STEM

Melisa Carranza Zuniga, who is completing her master’s thesis on high-performance computing focusing on molecular simulation, said she has watched girls begin computer science degrees and then switch majors time and again. “Having a mentor there to tell you that you can do it would be really helpful,” she said. Why has she persisted? She […]

Getting Arrays in Order with Convex Biclustering

Computer Science Presentation Dr. Eric Chi Assistant Professor of Statistics North Carolina State University Getting Arrays in Order with Convex Biclustering   In the biclustering problem, we seek to simultaneously group observations and features. We present a convex formulation of the biclustering problem that possesses a unique global minimizer and an iterative algorithm, COBRA, that […]

CS seminar Tuesday, November 8

=======Tuesday======Dienstag======Martes======Mardi====== CS seminar (CSC 781) will meet this Tuesday, November 8, from 5:00-6:00pm in Manchester 17. During this meeting Dr. Santago will discuss research opportunities in a presentation titled “Online games system” This meeting will again feature mystery drinks and random pizza. So please attend and enjoy a good talk, a weird pizza, and a strange […]

Meet John Quinn

Today you will have multiple chances to meet with John Quinn (WFU alumnus, ’95) to hear about storj.io – (Bitcoin+blockchain+distributed systems+open source)+(sharing economy)=Storj.io Opportunities to interact include: Meet & Greet with John Quinn 1:30 – 2:30 pm 230 Reynolda Hall Innovation Station Reception 2:30 – 3:00 pm Manchester 024 (Foyer) Seminar 3:00 pm Manchester 024 […]

CS Study abroad in Budapest

Talk Title: CS Study abroad in Budapest Speaker: Dávid Szeszlér, professor of Combinatorial Optimization  An upcoming talk will be presented on campus to encourage students to consider a great new study abroad program, Aquincum Institute of Technology BUDAPEST, for students interested in computing, design, computational biology, and IT entrepreneurship. Dávid Szeszlér, professor of AIT, will be giving a […]