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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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LTU’s robotics competition featured on USA Today
The national finals of World Robotic Olympiad was organized by LTU’s computer science professor Dr. CJ Chung. The winners will represent the US in the world finals in Sochi, Russia.
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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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LTU Math students take part in Math Challenge
LTU fielded three teams in this three hour ten question undergraduate team math contest.
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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

  • LTU professor to lead American robotics team to Sochi

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    Lawrence Tech students Phil Bigos and John Marnon will compete in the College Division when Professor CJ Chung leads the first American team to compete in the World Robot Olympiad, which will be held in Sochi, Russia, Nov. 21-23. Both LTU students are majoring in robotics engineering.

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    Nov 17


    LTU presidential grant could send student to astronomy conference

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    A Lawrence Technological University sophomore hopes to use a $1,000 research award from the Provost’s Office to finance a trip to a major astronomical conference where he hopes to present a paper on a new method for categorizing galaxies.

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    Sep 29

  • Lawrence Tech hosts Sept. 27 national championships for World Robot Olympiad

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    The United States is joining an international student competition for robot design for the first time this year, and on Saturday, Sept. 27, Lawrence Technological University (LTU) will host the first-ever national championships to determine who will represent their country at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO).

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    Sep 18


    World Robot Olympiad at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls 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