Computing Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013 Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:10 Welcoming Remarks
10:10 – 11:10 Session 1: Student Presentations: Computer Science Education and Educational Technology
Session Chair: Dan Langston, Rhode Island College
  1. Michael Blais, RIC. Usefulness of Flowcharts in Teaching Programming Languages.
  2. Levbert Leger, RIC. ITAP Interactive Teacher Assessment Program
  3. Matthew Ahrens, Chris Gracia, & Andrew Seremetis, Bridgewater State University. PAL: A revision of student education in computer science.
11:10 – 11:40 Student Poster Session
  1. Dan Langston, RIC. DIY 3D Printing.
  2. Greg Gardner, URI. Probability-Based Secondary Structure Prediction
  3. Travis Quantmeyer, RIC. An Exploration of Mobile UIs via iOS
  4. Stephanie Pelletier, University of Hartford. Gestalt Laws and Web Design
11:40 – 12:40 Keynote
Professor Andries van Dam, Brown University. Reflections on 50 years of working with CS undergraduates.
12:40 – 1:40 Lunch / Undergraduate Research Incubators
1:40 – 2:20 Session 2: Student Presentations: Multimedia, Education, and Biology
Session Chair: TBA
  1. Adam Stankiewicz and Matt St. Jarre, University of Hartford. A System for Spatiotemporal Anchored Collaboration
  2. Kshitij Lauria, Brown University. Discrete Math and the Lipid Bilayer
2:20 – 3:20 Panel: Grad School in Computer Science: how to apply and what it's like when you get there
Panelists: Thomas Doeppner, Brown University; Ion Mandoiu, University of Connecticut ; Joan Peckham, University of Rhode Island
3:20 – 3:30 Concluding Remarks