Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2015 CSE Graduate Student Honors Competition Highlights Outstanding Research

L-R: Sam Shekar (Northrop Grumman), Nan Jiang, Biruk Mammo, Prof. John Laird, Chansoo Lee, Kassem Fawaz, and Cliff Frieler (Northrop Grumman)

CSE held its twelfth annual CSE Graduate Student Honors Competition on November 23, 2015. The competition is the culmination of a process that narrows a field of entrants to four finalists, each of whom give a summary presentation on an area of their research. CSE faculty and industry sponsors from Northrop Grumman ranked the finalists' presentations.

Our congratulations to all four finalists who presented! Following are details on their presentations:

Biruk Mammo: "Getting Your Priorities Straight When Verifying Multicores" (First Place).

Nan Jiang: "The Dependence of Effective Planning Horizon on Model Accuracy" (Second Place).

Kassem Fawaz: "Anatomization and Protection of Mobile Apps' Location Privacy Threats" (Honorable Mention).

Chansoo Lee: "Perturbation Techniques in Sequential Prediction" (Honorable Mention).

Below are photos from the event; click on images to enlarge.

Posted: November 24, 2015