Scientific Computing doctoral students Olmo Zavala-Romero and Andrew Young received awards for their entries in the DigiTech gallery of student exhibits. The event was held at the William Johnston Building on March 30th, and showcased the best exhibits exemplifying student innovation with technology.
Zavala-Romero received the Excellence in Information Technology award for creating this application.
Andrew Young developed a rigid-body simulation for inclusion in a real-time Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics fluid system in Blender, meant for use in educational games involving fluids. For his work, Young received the Excellence in Research award.
2012 is the inaugural year for the DigiTech conference, and included in excess of 100 entries. The DigiTech event is offered by PIC, FSU's Program in Interdisciplinary Computing and partners, for the FSU and Tallahassee communities, local schools, businesses of all scopes, local and state representatives, and all who are interested in innovation.
See the research and read more at http://digitech.fsu.edu.