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<Colgate Coders> organizes Microsoft AI event (posted Nov 29, 2017)
Autumn Prep for Tech event links alums with students (posted Nov 15, 2017)
Faculty research in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference '17 (posted Nov 01, 2017)
Faculty Research in the ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (posted Oct 30, 2017)
Colgate @ Grace Hopper Celebration 2017 (posted Oct 06, 2017)
Alumnus Ryan Diew '17 appears on Shark Tank (posted Sep 26, 2017)
Summer research 2017 (posted Aug 01, 2017)
Saw Lin '17 presents summer research at IEEE ISCC 2017 (posted Aug 01, 2017)


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Colgate University
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<Colgate Coders> organizes Microsoft AI event
  • Audience at Portilla talk

    Audience at Portilla talk

  • Portilla speaking about Microsoft AI

    Portilla speaking about Microsoft AI

On Wednesday, November 29, Pedro Portilla, Global Managing Principal in Financial Services at Microsoft, visited the department to speak about the use of AI in both technical and business aspects of the company. The event was sponsored by the Colgate Coders, one of our undergraduate clubs in computing and computer science.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Nov. 29, 2017, 7 p.m.)
Autumn Prep for Tech event links alums with students
  • Professor Vijay Ramachandran advises students during the Prep for Tech coding challenge at the Coop. Photo by Andrew Daddio.

    Professor Vijay Ramachandran advises students during the Prep for Tech coding challenge at the Coop. Photo by Andrew Daddio.

An article by Emily Daniel '18 in the Autumn 2017 edition of the Colgate Scene describes Prep for Tech, a two-day workshop sponsored by the Colgate Professional Networks, Career Services, and the CS department. It brought alums in person and remotely back to campus to work with students on interview practice and mentoring for future careers in technology. Read the story at The Colgate Scene.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Nov. 15, 2017, noon)
Faculty research in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference '17
  • An entropy map of User-Agent strings from Android and iOS devices.

    An entropy map of User-Agent strings from Android and iOS devices.

Prof. Joel Sommers has two papers in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference in November 2017 (https://conferences.sigcomm.org/imc/2017/), in London, UK. The papers are co-authored with colleagues from the University of Wisconsin, the University of Oregon, and the Internet analytics firm comScore.

One paper (http://cs.colgate.edu/~jsommers/pubs/imc17_ua.pdf), which will be presented by a colleague from comScore, analyzes a large corpus of User-Agent ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Nov. 1, 2017, noon)
Faculty Research in the ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
  • Overview of CPR

    Overview of CPR

Modern computer networks must satisfy a complex and evolving set of security, availability, and performance requirements to meet the diverse needs of users and applications. Configuring a network's routers to satisfy these policies is a daunting task due to the low-level of abstraction exposed by a router's control plane, the intertwined nature of requirements across traffic classes, and the desire to maintain policy-compliance under a range of network ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Oct. 30, 2017, 1:02 p.m.)
Colgate @ Grace Hopper Celebration 2017
  • Welcome sign outside convention center

    Welcome sign outside convention center

  • The career fair at GHC.

    The career fair at GHC.

  • Career fair at GHC.

    Career fair at GHC.

Three students from the department attended the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) for Women in Computing this past October, which was in Orlando, Florida. All three students were sophomores, and one had attended as a first-year student. Two of our students applied for and received CRA-W (Computing Research Association: http://www.cra.org) research scholarships to attend, with partial support . GHC is a *celebration* — there were roughly 18,000 attendees, and ...

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Oct. 6, 2017, noon)
Alumnus Ryan Diew '17 appears on Shark Tank
  • Photo by Mark DiOrio

    Photo by Mark DiOrio

Computer-science major Ryan Diew '17 pitches his app, Trippie, developed through Colgate's Thought Into Action (TIA) program, on ABC's Shark Tank. Read the full story on the Colgate News website.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Sept. 26, 2017, 9:47 a.m.)
Summer research 2017

17 students (likely a record number!) participated in research projects over this summer, in conjunction with 7 faculty in the department. Many of them participated in the poster session, held in late July (http://calendar.colgate.edu/event/summer_research_poster_session_2017).

The students in the photo here are taking a break by playing a board game in the research area.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Aug. 1, 2017, noon)
Saw Lin '17 presents summer research at IEEE ISCC 2017

Saw Lin '17 presented the paper "Balancing Overhead-Minimization Objectives in Network Probing-Path Selection" co-authored with Tinotenda Zinyama '18 and Prof. Vijay Ramachandran at IEEE ISCC 2017 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Full posting and slideshow (Updated Aug. 1, 2017, noon)