Department of Mathematics + Computer Science

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Global Game Jam brings computer game development marathon to LTU

About 30 software coders, artists, and others with an interest in game development spent the weekend at Lawrence Technological University during the second annual Game Jam on campus.
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Basketball-based math class in Detroit a slam dunk for LTU student-athletes

DETROIT -- “Who likes basketball? Who thinks math will make you better at basketball?” That’s the question George Terrell, a sophomore computer science major at Lawrence Technological University, asks a group of energetic middle school students. Terrell – along with Derek Seidl, a senior mathematics and computer science major – led a two-day workshop called “NBA and Mathematics: Who is the Real MVP?” at Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy, a K-8 magnet school in the Detroit Public School Community District. 
New Program CS+PA
Thursday, October 19, 2017

New LTU K-12 program combines computer science, physical activity

Lawrence Technological University is launching a new program called CS+PA (Computer Science plus Physical Activities) that uses various exercise activities to illustrate and animate concepts in mathematics and computer science, while learning coding.
American Center for Mobility
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LTU joins academic consortium for connected, autonomous vehicles

Lawrence Technological University was one of 15 colleges and universities across Michigan to sign an agreement Monday creating the Academic Consortium of the American Center for Mobility (ACM).
Autoliv Inc. - autonomous campus taxi
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Autoliv donates gear to LTU autonomous taxi effort

Autoliv Inc., the world’s largest automotive safety supplier, has donated nearly $9,000 worth of automotive electronics to Lawrence Technological University’s effort to develop an autonomous campus taxi.
TIM Panel
Monday, October 2, 2017

LTU's Marburger STEM Center at the Technology in Motion (TIM) Detroit Conference

Sibrina Collins, executive director of LTU’s Marburger STEM Center, spoke in a panel discussion focused on improving diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations at the Technology in Motion (TIM) Detroit conference, an event showcasing advances in autonomous and connected vehicles. The event was held Sept. 6-8 at Cobo Center in Detroit.
LTU Quadrangle
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Excellence in Honors Instruction Award

Dr. Timmons is pleased to announce that the inaugural Excellence in Honors Instruction Award was recently presented to Dr. Patrick Nelson, Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, at the College of Arts and Sciences. 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

LTU researching autonomous taxi with gifts from MOBIS, Dataspeed, SoarTech, Realtime Technologies

800x600 Lawrence Technological University has begun the research and development of an autonomous campus taxi thanks to donations from several corporate partners.
LTU Quadrangle
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

LTU MCS's Robofest featured on a top Chinese media network

Tencent, one of China's largest media networks, featured the large-scale Robofest event.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

LTU student research discovered hundreds of rare galaxies

By developing an automatic algorithm that mined through millions of objects.
LTU - Best Value Schools
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Lawrence Tech ranks 11th in best value small colleges for a math degree

Best Value Schools places LTU MCS 11th in the country among small universities.
Thursday, June 1, 2017

LTU wins grant to boost STEM education from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Lawrence Technological University is one of 24 schools nationwide to be selected for a new program to boost minority participation in STEM study and careers. 
LTU Robofest
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Robofest Competition Returning To LTU

Early spring means that it’s Robofest season – all over the world.
2016 international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LTU students win best student presentation award in 2016 Mathematical Contest in Modeling

Nine LTU students in three teams of three participated in the 2016 international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM).
Troy High Winners
Monday, May 22, 2017

LTU's E-Sports Michigan Invitational tournament awards $600K in scholarships

Lawrence Technological University offered $600,000 in scholarships to the winners of the first-ever E-Sports Michigan Invitational video game tournament, held Saturday on LTU’s Southfield campus.
National Science Foundation grant
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Lawrence Tech to take part in the Midwest Big Data hub

The new regional hub involves researchers from all major universities in the Midwest and will strengthen Big Data research.
Friday, March 17, 2017

LTU CS student develops a new computational method to improve crowdsourcing data analysis

The new algorithm can improve the efficiency of crowdsourcing.
the study of aging
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Math and Computer Science LTU Students develop a mathematical model of human aging

The model shows rapid aging around the age of 55.
Monday, March 13, 2017

LTU computer science receives NSF funding for big data research

The award of $115,000 for three years will support faculty and student research for developing state-of-the-art algorithms for big data in astronomy.
Lior Shamir and Joe George - computer algorithms
Sunday, March 12, 2017

LTU's Lior Shamir featured on The Academic Minute

Lawrence Technological University Associate Professor Lior Shamir’s research on using computer algorithms to analyze art and music was recently featured on The Academic Minute, a daily podcast that showcases researchers from colleges and universities across the county and around the world.
Professor Emerita Ruth Favro
Friday, March 10, 2017

Favro wins national award for math coaching

LTU Professor Emerita Ruth Favro has won the 2015 Samuel L. Greitzer Distinguished Coach Award presented by the American Regions Math League (ARML).
Intelligent Ground Vehicles Challenge
Thursday, March 9, 2017

LTU finishes second in IGVC's IOP category

The Bigfoot team from Lawrence Technological University won $2,000 for its second-place finish in the Interoperability Profiles (IOP) category at the 23rd annual Intelligent Ground Vehicles Challenge (IGVC) held at Oakland University June 5-8.
student poster award at IEEE
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

LTU student wins award at IEEE Humanitarian Technology Conference

Lawrence Tech computer science major Gordon Stein won the best student poster award at IEEE Southeast Michigan Humanitarian Technology Conference (HTC) held on July 17 at Burton Manor in Livonia. 
Kevin Tracz (left) and Jason Brown - WRO competition
Sunday, March 5, 2017

Lawrence Tech hosts Sept. 19 national championships for World Robot Olympiad

On Saturday, Sept. 19, Lawrence Technological University (LTU) will host the national championships to determine who will represent the United States at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) to be held Nov. 6-8 in Doha, Qatar.
Dr. Yin Wang - LTU Computer Science
Friday, March 3, 2017

LTU Computer Science faculty chairs a special track in China conference

Dr. Yin Wang of LTU Computer Science is organizer and chair of a special track in MobiMedia 2015.
Jackson Pollock - Computational Analysis
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Jackson Pollock research continues to attract worldwide attention

Computational analysis of Jackson Pollock artistic style performed at LTU continues to fascinate millions around the world
Wafa Mangla, Sidney Draper, John DeRose and Emilio Rodriguez
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Canton elementary school students win at Robofest qualifying competition

The 5 Stooges team consisting of four students at Hoben Elementary School in Canton won first place in the Junior Game category in the Robofest qualifying competition held at University of Detroit Jesuit High School in Detroit March 13.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

LTU Math major develops a novel expansion

The new discovery is published in a scientific journal, and will improve analytical processes in medicine and engineering.
International Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Sunday, February 26, 2017

LTU students take part in Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)

Nine LTU students in three teams of three participated in the 96-hour international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) from Feb. 5 – 9, 2015.


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