The demos and posters were judged by graduate students and software
professionals based on their creativity, technical achievement, and
presentation. The judges were uniformly impressed at the quality of the presentations so it was hard to pick winners!
Here are the results of the judging:
Best project from an Introductory Computer Science Class
Solving for Optimal Life-Time Consumption and Retirement Age
Asaf Meir, sophomore at Brandeis University
Research and Faculty Mentors: Antonella DiLillo and George Hall
Best project from an upper level Computer Science Class
Tracking of Chlorophyta Motion in Presence of Uniformly Distributed Red Light
Rebecca Goldblum, senior at Brandeis University,
Ophir SilvermanResearch and Faculty Mentor: Antonella DiLillo
Best extracurricular project
The Artemis Project
Durrah Almansour, junior at Boston University
Katherine Zhao (Senior).
Kim Win (Senior).
Ita Kane (Senior).
Sarah Hall (Senior).
Faculty: Cynthia Brossman.
Best senior honors thesis or research project
Using Rigidity Theory To Identify Hinge Joints in Proteins
Rittika Shamsuddin, senior at Mount Holyoke College
Best project overall
TurtleBlocks: Blocks for Constructing Tangible Turtle Tracings
Karishma Chadha, sophomore at Wellesley College
Emily Erdman (Junior),
Erin Davis (First Year)