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UIC CS Department sent 26 undergraduate female students and 8 graduate students to join the 12,000 attendees at the Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston Texas. Funded in part since 2014 by BRAID funding, this is an opportunity for female students to be inspired by industry leaders and network with companies looking for interns and employees. Students at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) explore connectome imagery in EVL?s CAVE2? hybrid reality environment. Data provided by the UIC Department of Psychiatry. (Original photo by Lance Long, UIC/EVL. Photo of image on CTA bus by UIC Computer Science student Peter Bekos.) Prof. Tom Moher (middle) and advisees at the May 2016 Engineering Commencement: Matteo Palvarini (M.S., Computer Science), Gianluca Venturini (M.S., Computer Science), Tom Moher, Chandan Dasgupta (Ph.D., Learning Sciences), and Alessandro Gnoli (Ph.D., Computer Science). (Photo credit Anthony Perritano). Zebras at the Ol' Pejeta conservancy in Kenya where in January 2010 UIC computer science students joined Princeton biology students in a unique field course in computational population biology (co-taught by Professor Tanya Berger-Wolf). Among other projects, students studied zebra social behavior and designed software for automatic identification of individual zebras by stripes. EVL students JD Pirtle, Arthur Nishimoto, Karan Chakrapani, Todd Silvia, and Philip Pilosi received Honorable Mention for "20 Foot Canvas." The project pays homage to traditional painting, enabling artists to paint on a large-scale digital ?canvas? by touching the wall with fingers or traditional brushes. Gamer Edward Kahler applies his talent to create interactive visualization analysis tools for Argonne National Laboratory scientists

 
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