Department of Mathematics + Computer Science

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Monday, May 20, 2019

African team wins senior game division at LTU's Robofest

A team of high school students from the West African nation of Ghana took first place in the Senior Game Division at the Robofest World Championships, held Saturday at Lawrence Technological University.
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Monday, May 13, 2019

Hundreds of students from around the world coming to LTU for 20th anniversary edition of Robofest

More than 600 students from around the world, plus another 200 coaches and parents, will travel to Lawrence Technological University this weekend for three days of competition under the umbrella of Robofest, a youth robotics competition founded by LTU computer science professor C.J. Chung.
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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Outstanding students to be honored at Lawrence Tech's Commencement May 11

Two Lawrence Technological University seniors will be honored as recipients of LTU’s Edward Donley Distinguished Graduate Awards as they are presented their diplomas at the University’s Commencement Saturday, May 11.  inning the award for women students is Marissa Bradley of Haslett, who will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering. Winning the award for men students is Sahil Jaggi of Bingham Farms, who will receive a Bachelor of Science in computer science.
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Humanity's first black hole photo, explained by LTU prof

For the first time in history humanity has captured an image of a black hole. Scott Schneider, professor of physics can explain it to you in plain English.
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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pop music lyrics increasingly angry and sad, LTU analysis shows

If you think popular music has grown angrier and sadder over the years, it’s not just your imagination. It’s science. A scientific analysis of popular music lyrics from the 1950s through 2016, conducted by a student and professor at Lawrence Technological University, showed that song lyrics have become both angrier and sadder since the 1950s.
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Friday, October 26, 2018

Robofest unveils game, rules for 2019 competition

Robofest teams this year will see how they “stack up” against the best young minds in the world, in the new Robofest Game for 2019, “Binary Blocks.” Officials at Lawrence Technological University, where computer science professor C.J. Chung invented Robofest in 1999, unveiled the new game Friday in a celebration of the competition for coaches and volunteers. More than 25,000 students have participated in Robofest since its founding.
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Friday, October 19, 2018

Robofest kickoff coming to campus Oct. 26

Robofest, the global competition for autonomous robots for students from grade school through college, will hold an annual kickoff event to mark its 20th anniversary Friday, Oct. 26.
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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Lawrence Tech President's Symposium to cover future of transportation, self-driving cars

Communities and society are profoundly affected by how efficiently, effectively, and safely people and goods move. But what are the proper roles of society and industry in designing future transportation systems? In the 2018 installment of the President’s Symposium Series at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Oct. 11, a panel of experts will discuss those roles, and explore the full-scale implementation of autonomous and advanced driver-assist technologies.
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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Lecture Series: Charter School City: What Detroit can learn from New Orleans market-based school reforms

Harris will explain the surprising lessons of the New Orleans experience for Detroit and other cities, for the role of markets and governments, and for the future of public education.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

LTU wins second straight autonomous vehicle world championship

For the second straight year, Lawrence Technological University is the world champion of autonomous vehicles. LTU won the Self-Drive Challenge competition at the 26th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, held June 1-4 at Oakland University in Rochester.

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