Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond

From honors theses and conference presentations to prestigious scholarships, the limit on math and computer science students does not exist. Here are just a few recent highlights from our department’s students and faculty.

  • Daniel Kellaway with Seth Harris, 2020: “Divisibility, Discrete Logarithms, and Cyclotomic Polynomials.” DSSI.
  • Lloyd Goldstein, 2020: “What Makes a Good Quarterback? Analysis of Longitudinal NFL Data Using Latent Variable Clustering Methods.” Honors Thesis.
  • Michael Clancy, 2018: “A Mathematical Development of Quantum Mechanics.” Honors Thesis.
  • Mohammed Hassan and Emily Hill, 2018: “Toward Automatic Summarization of Arbitrary Java Statements for Novice Programmers.” — IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, New Ideas and Emerging Results (NIER) Track. — Paper presented by Mohammed Hassan in Madrid, Spain.
  • Jen Benedict, 2018:  “Automatic Munsell Color Detection in Mobile Applications.” Honor’s Thesis.
  • Jeff Moorhead with Seth Harris, 2017: “On the Constructibility of Numbers.” Published in the Drew Review.
  • Ida Behreini, 2017: CRA-W Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Texas A&M University.
  • Emily Evans, 2016: CRA-W Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Pennsylvania State University.
  • Wyatt Olney, Emily Hill, Chris Thurber, Bezalem Lemma, 2016: “Part of Speech Tagging Java Method Names.” — IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, Early Research Achievements (ERA) Track — Paper presented by Wyatt Olney in Raleigh, NC.
  • Wyatt Olney, 2016: “Automatic Summarization of Source Code for Novice Programmers.” Honors thesis.
  • Anastasia Kolovani, 2015: “Increasing Student Interest in Computer Science.” Poster presented at the Grace Hopper Conference, Houston, TX.
  • Adam Fanslau, 2015: “Knowd: A Tool for Organizing and Recommending Online Learning Resources.” Honors thesis.
  • Daniel Gaston, 2015: U.S. Department of State scholarship.
  • Timothy Andres, 2014: “Linking the Past with Technology: Web Based Multimedia Annotation and Linking in the DM Project.” Honors thesis.
  • Greg Hunt, 2013: “CUR: An Interpretable Alternative to Principal Components Analysis.” Honors thesis.
  • Greg Hunt, 2012: Goldwater Scholarship.