computer science

  • Sayrs following career she explored in CSRI

    Jun 5, 2017

    Kat Sayrs ’17 spent last summer creating a computer game to help students learn French through the Cornell Summer Research Institute (CSRI), and now she’s moving into a full time programming job in either software or web development.

  • Cornell receives grant to support STEM education for students with financial need

    Aug 26, 2016

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) just announced that  it has awarded Cornell College a grant for almost $650,000 to support students with financial need who are entering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field of study. The grant establishes the Cornell College “Mentoring Students to Success in STEM Fields” program, which will provide students […]

  • Student presents research on Human-Robot interaction

    Mar 16, 2015

    Alex Hubers, a Cornell College senior, presented his research in early March at the premier conference on Human-Robot Interaction.

  • Career Road Trip: Chicago

    May 5, 2014

    Students had the opportunity to network while exploring various careers April 11. They met with Gorilla Group (IT/web development), Jacobson Group (HR Consulting), and Rachel Johnston, Ph.D. ’94, Director, Criminology Program, Adler School of Professional Psychology during the Alumni Networking Dinner.

  • Students explore human-robot interaction

    Apr 29, 2014

    Students in Ross Sowell’s Human-Robot Interaction course relied on the latest research to learn about this emerging field, then applied their knowledge to their own robotics projects.

  • Reed one to watch in 2014

    Jan 22, 2014

    Harper Reed ’01 is someone to watch in 2014, according to the Chicago Tribune.

  • Alum writes piece about healthcare website problems

    Oct 25, 2013

    Harper Reed ’01, former Chief Technology Office for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, co-wrote a piece for the New York Times about why the government’s healthcare exchange site is an example of bad government coding.

  • Leadership focus draws Johnson to Berkeley computing program

    May 16, 2013

    Kevin Johnson ’13 is set to begin an intensive one-year master’s program in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He was particularly drawn by the programs’s emphasis on leadership development.

  • Leader of the (geek) pack

    Feb 27, 2013

    Harper Reed ’01 spent most of the past two years as chief technology officer for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. Reed’s team of 40 engineers included two other Cornellians, Derek Brooks ’03 and Ian Dees ’06.

  • McKenna pursues doctorate in data visualization

    May 29, 2012

    Summer research at the Space Telescope Science Institute helped Sean McKenna land a graduate position at the University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute.

  • “Modeling Anatomical Surfaces from Medical Image Data Using Nonparallel Contours” by Ross Sowell

    Feb 16, 2012

    Ross Sowell, instructor of computer science, will speak this Feb 23rd on “Modeling Anatomical Surfaces from Medical Image Data Using Nonparallel Contours.”

  • “Literate Programming” by Leon Tabak

    Dec 8, 2011

    Leon Tabak, professor of computer science, will discuss “Literate Programming.” Computer scientists write for two audiences. They write for machines and so must write instructions in a form that a machine can interpret. And they also write for human beings

  • Alum hired as CTO of Obama 2012 campaign

    Jun 2, 2011

    Chicago alum Harper Reed ’01 is serving as chief technology officer of the Obama 2012 campaign.

  • High Altitude Balloon Launch

    May 3, 2011

    The Cornell College Computing Club will use a weather balloon with upwards of 100 ft^3 of helium to lift a digital camera to an altitude of 100,000 feet to take pictures of campus and the curvature of the earth. Come watch the launch on May 10th!

  • Student creates Facebook location app

    Jan 25, 2011

    Luke Korth, a junior, was mentioned on the PC World website for his Facebook application, “Where are my friends?”