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 […]

CSC 781 Seminar 10/11/2016 with Dr. Torgersen

=======Tuesday======Dienstag======Martes======Mardi====== CS seminar (CSC 781) will meet this Tuesday, October 11, from 5:00-6:00pm in Manchester 17. During this meeting Dr. Torgersen will discuss research opportunities in a presentation titled “Classification of Fused Hyperspectral and LiDaR Data using Convolutional Neural Networks” This meeting will again feature mystery drinks. So come enjoy a great talk and a random […]

Design Thinking for Technologists

Design Thinking for Technologists CHRIS MUMFORD Adjunct Lecturer Wake Forest University & UNC Chapel Hill Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 3:30 pm/Reception Manchester Hall—229 3:45 pm/Presentation Manchester Hall -241 Key Benefit: Develop a toolkit which can change your life trajectory. Learn about an innovation process which includes design thinking, practical creativity exercises and comedy improvisation. The […]