2010-2011

Prof. Sung Receives $50K Unrestricted Gift from Microsoft

June 16, 2011 -- Microsoft generously provided an unrestricted gift of $50,000 to Prof. Sung for his scholarship activities and XNA-based game themed programming assignments for his introductory programming courses.

Congratulations to Our Graduates!

June 12, 2011 -- This year, there were more than 93 BS and BA graduates, making UWB CSS the second largest computer science program in Washington state.

Dr. Asuncion Earns Prestigious Grant

June 6, 2011 -- Prof. Hazeline Asuncion received a grant from the UW Royalty Research Fund (RRF) to support her research, "Connecting e-Science Information Sources through Automated Data Provenance." The RRF is a highly prestigious and competitive grant (this year, only 27% of submitted proposals were successful) supported by funds from royalty and licensing fee income generated by the University's technology transfer program. Total support from the RRF, the RRF Scholar Program, and a UW Bothell Internal Pilot Study Grant amounts to over $35,000.

Spring 2011 Cooperative Education Colloquium

June 3, 2011 -- CSS will be hosting their Spring 2011 CSS 497 Cooperative Education Colloquium from 1pm – 4:30pm in UW1-010, 020, and 051. More information is available on the Events page.

Dr. Socha's Faculty Research Presentation

May 19, 2011 -- Dr. Socha will be talking about his research in software testing and biomimicry with respect to creating more effective software-enabled systems. For more information, visit our Events page.

Dr. Fukuda's Faculty Research Presentation

April 20, 2011 -- Dr. Fukuda will be presenting on his research project, Sensor Grid Integration. For more information, please visit our Events page.

Dr. Fukuda's Management Team Advances into Final Round at Business Plan Competition

April 19, 2011 -- Dr. Fukuda and his AgComm management team have successfully advanced into the final round with 15 other competing business plans at the annual Business Plan Competition held at the University of Washington and hosted by their Foster Business School. The final round will take place on May 26 at the Bank of America Executive Education Center at 1pm and is open to the public.

Dr. Asuncion's Faculty Research Presentation

April 14, 2011 --  Dr. Asuncion will share her research on Managing Information in Software Engineering and e-Science. More information about her talk can be found on our Events page.

Dr. Olson's Faculty Research Presentation

March 31, 2011 -- Dr. Olson will be giving a brief overview of computer vision and describe some of his recent projects, including terrain mapping for Mars exploration, registration of aerial images, and projective clustering algorithms. For more information, please visit our Events page.

New 'Conquer the Campus' Game Launched

March 28, 2011 -- UW Bothell's Center for Serious Play (CSP) teamed up with Dr. Kelvin Sung and his student developers to create a new version of their already popular 'Sammy Tours UWB' game. This new rendition, 'Conquer the Campus', is a meta game in which players play various mini-games in an attempt to earn 'conquer points' and conquer different locations around the UW Bothell campus. The player with the most 'conquer points' on Judgement Day will be the winner.

To learn more and play the game yourself, please visit the Conquer the Campus webpage.

Dr. Zander Presents at SIGCSE 2011

March 10, 2011 -- Dr. Carol Zander and her research colleagues presented a paper, titled “Can Graduating Students Design: Revisited”, at the 2011 SIGCSE conference in Dallas, TX. A copy of their paper can be found at the ACM Digital Library.

Dr. Stiber's Faculty Research Presentation

March 3, 2011 -- Dr. Stiber will describe student research opportunities in neural modeling, simulation, data analysis, parallel algorithms, and general-purpose GPU software development. The event will be from 8:00PM - 8:30PM in UW1-310. More information about the presentation can be found on our Events page.

Dr. Sung's Faculty Research Presentation

Feb. 16, 2011 -- Dr. Sung will be giving a presentation on his research in the field of serious play and ultra reality. The event will be from 8:00PM - 8:30PM in UW1-310. More information about the presentation can be found on our Events page.

Dr. Socha & Students Present at QASIG Meeting

Jan. 12, 2011 -- Dr. David Socha and students from his CSS 490A (Software Testing) class will be giving an experience report at the QASIG meeting in Seattle. For more details, see www.qasig.org.

Prof. Kelvin Sung & Students' Work Featured in Husky Herald

Nov. 10, 2010 -- UW Bothell’s student-run online newspaper, the Husky Herald, has featured an article (Game Creation for a Difference) which discusses Prof. Kelvin Sung and his students’ latest game creations from his CSS 498 Independent Study and CSS 497 Cooperative Education courses. In one of these games, ‘Sammy goes to UWB’, you play as a salamander and help him get to and explore the UW Bothell campus. The second is a Zune-based augmented reality game with a ‘who did it?’ theme in which you take a tour of the UW Bothell library.

Prof. Kelvin Sung Receives Microsoft Grant

Sept. 30, 2010 -- Prof. Kelvin Sung received a Microsoft Research grant to support his project, "Running an XNA app across all supported platforms".

New Faculty Position Opens Up for CSS Program

Sept. 3, 2010 -- A new 'Lecturer or Senior Lecturer' position on a full-time, nine month, 1–3 year renewable appointment beginning fall 2011 is now open and accepting applicants. Visit our 'Faculty Positions Available' page for more information and how to apply.

Did You Know?

UW Bothell ranks second in the state of Washington in terms of bachelor of science graduates in computer science.