MSU Computer Science and Engineering Poster Contest

The CSE Poster Workshop on Friday was a great success with the submission of 45 posters from graduate students. Posters were judged by an external panel, and prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as three posters for honorable mention. In addition, a drawing for was held in which several students received valuable prizes. Attendees enjoyed ice cream from the MSU Dairy during the awards ceremony.

Award winners for the CSE Poster Workshop were:

First Place:
Yuanteng Pei, "Coordinated Multi-Robot Real-Time Exploration with Connectivity and Bandwidth Awareness"

Second Place:
Matthew Gerber, "Identification of Nominal Argument Structure Within and Across Sentence Boundaries"

Third Place:
Soweon Yoon, "Latent Fingerprint Enhancement"

Honorable Mention:
Adam C. Jensen, "On the Use of Genetic Programming for Automated Refactoring and the Introduction of Design Patterns"
Pavan Mallapragada, "Online Visual Vocabulary Pruning Using Pairwise Constraints"
Ruogu Zhou, "ZiFi: Wireless LAN Discovery via ZigBee Interference Signatures"

We thank the judges for spending time meeting students to discuss their work, as well as for reviewing the posters and abstracts.

The judges were:

Henry Balanon - BickBot
Dean Craven - TechSmith
Vandy Johnson - Medtronic
Kevin Mitchell - State of Michigan
Craig Neorr - Urban Science
Tony Wojcik - CSE Professor Emeritus

A big thanks goes to Prof. Phil McKinley for organizing this event. Thanks to Teresa VanderSloot for her help.

Posters may be viewed in the 3rd floor hallway of the Engineering Building, and also on-line

(Date Posted: 2010-04-26)