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Math & Computer Science Department News

LTU places sixth in Intelligent Ground Vehicle Challenge
Lawrence Technological University’s robotic vehicle, iWheels, finished sixth in the Auto-Nav Challenge, the main event at the 21th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held at Oakland University June 7-10.
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Hundreds participated in Thanksgiving RoboParade and GRAF
The annual thanksgiving RoboParade, a unique robot-only Thanksgiving parade took place on November 23, and attracted hundreds of students who designed, built, programmed, and decorated their robots.
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Software for identification of cells developed by LTU student is published in a scientific journal
The software scans through thousands of microscopy images and identifies “peculiar” cells – cells that are different from the “normal” cells.
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LTU wins $293K grant for computer and information science education
The AAC&U grant will support innovative research-based computer and information science undergraduate education.
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Another LTU MCS undergraduate publishes a peer-reviewed scientific paper
The paper was peer-reviewed and published in the reputable journal Astronomical Notes (Astronomische Nachrichten).
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LTU CS student stuns the world with a novel method of music analysis
Joe George’s research was published in a top scientific journal, and featured on the world's premier popular press.
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LTU's Infinite Machine's game "Paper Dream" is in the top 5 of ESA's college game competition
Was selected from almost 400 teams from U.S. colleges, universities, art and trade schools offering video game courses, certificates and degree programs.
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IN THE NEWS

  • World Robot Olympiad at Cranbrook Kingswood Girl's Middle School Sept. 6

    Cranbrook Kingswood Girl’s Middle School will host the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Michigan Tournament on September 6 to select regular and open category student teams in Michigan. Opening ceremonies begin at 8:30 a.m. and the event is expected to end at 3 p.m. The public is welcome and admission is free.

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    Sep 2


    Goulding named Math and Computer Science chair at LTU

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    Thomas Goulding has joined Lawrence Technological University’s College of Arts and Sciences as chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

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    Aug 5

  • Westland team wins first World Robot Olympiad event in Michigan

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    The first World Robot Olympiad USA (WRO-USA) state tournament in Michigan organized by Lawrence Technological University was held July 26-27 at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn as part of Maker Faire Detroit.

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    Jul 29


    Artificial intelligence identifies the musical progression of the Beatles

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    Computer scientists at Lawrence Technological University have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can analyze and compare musical styles, enabling research into the musical progression of the Beatles.

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    Jul 24

  • LTU boosts STEM opportunities through $300,000 grant

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    Lawrence Technological University has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) for curriculum development that will increase diversity and equity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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    Jun 24


    LTU robotic vehicle performs well at IGVC

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    Lawrence Technological University’s robotic vehicle, iWheels 2, finished fifth in Inter-Operability Profiles (IOP) challenge and sixth in the Auto-Nav Challenge at the 22th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) held at Oakland University June 6-9.

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    Jun 16