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 […]

Optimizing the WAFL File System for Many Core Scalability

Colloquium on Monday, March 26, 2018 Matthew Curtis-Maury,  Senior Engineer, NetApp “Optimizing the WAFL File System for Many Core Scalability” Abstract: WAFL is a high-performance, enterprise file system running on over 250,000 customer systems. With increasing core counts on high-end storage servers, WAFL must continue to scale performance in order to remain competitive. This presentation gives […]

OpenCat by Rongzhong Li featured in IEEE Spectrum

Are you a cat person and a robot person? Good news, meet OpenCat! You may have seen Boston Dynamic Dogs and the recently released Sony Aibo. They are supper cool but are too expensive to enjoy. I hope to provide some affordable alternatives that have most of their motion capabilities. I’m not saying I can reproduce the precise […]

“Hidden Figures” Author to speak in Wait Chapel

Project Wake presents Margot Lee Shetterly, who will speak at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel on February 5. Shetterly is the author of 2016 New York Times bestseller “Hidden Figures,” the true story of black women mathematicians who endured the injustice and indignities of segregation and gender inequality to help America win the space race. […]