- Last Updated: Friday, 24 March 2017 17:37
Professor Anke Meyer-Baese’s research topic entry has been selected as a finalist for Frontiers’ inaugural Spotlight Award. Frontiers is a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher; the Spotlight Award gives the editors of an active and innovative research topic the resources to organize a conference.
The Department of Scientific Computing announces its sponsorship of this year’s HackFSU event to be held Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Dirac Science Library.
The event will begin with an opening ceremony, then students and recent graduates will have 30 hours to meet partners, create teams, determine skill sets, brainstorm an idea, and build a software application or hardware project from start to finish. In fact, participants may implement any concept that is computer related – hardware, software, mobile apps, or web design. After working through the weekend, HackFSU will conclude with closing ceremonies Sunday afternoon.
Beginning March 30, 2017, SC undergrad Marcelina Nagales will have her research on arrowheads shown in the university’s annual Art in STEM exhibition. Nagales’ submission shows two faces of the same arrowhead that display advances in texture and surface realism by using color. While scanning arrowheads with the 3D scanner in the morphometrics lab, Nagales looked deeper into the capabilities of the equipment, and discovered a way to make scans in multiple colors, rather than the single color they previously generated.
Professor Dennis Slice and his lab are traveling to New Orleans, LA, February 13, 2017 to present their research at an all day workshop. Slice will present his work on estimation of age at death in forensic anthropology from 8:30-4:30pm at the 69th annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.