Announcing BU Scholars Day CISE Prize Winners!

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April 4th, 2013

Congratulations to Emir Kavurmacioglu and Hanieh Mirzaei!

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    CISE First Prize winner: Emir Kavurmacioglu – Advisor: David Starobinski, “Competition in Private Commons: Price War or Market Sharing?”

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      CISE Second Prize winner: Hanieh Mirzaei – Advisor: Pirooz Vakili, “Flexible Refinement of Protein-Ligand Docking on Manifolds”

       

      Honorable mentions:

      • Mohammad Moghadasi- Advisor: Yannis Paschalidis -“A New Distributed Algorithm for the Side-Chain Positioning Problem”
      • Michael Rahaim- Advisor: Thomas Little-“Heterogeneous Network Integration of RF and Visible Light Communications”
      • Jonathan Wu-Advisor: Prakesh Ishwar and Janusz Konrad- “Body Login: Gesture-Based User Identification and Authentication with Kinect”

       

      Entries are judged on scientific or engineering innovation, relevance, promise of future impact, societal implications, and the exhibitor’s presentation.

      Judges – CISE affiliated faculty:

      • Sean Andersson, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
      • John Baillieul, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
      • Michael Caramanis, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
      • Luis Carvalho, Assistant Professor, Math/Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
      • Mark Crovella , Professor, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences
      • Michael Gevelber, Associate Professor,  Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
      • Bobak Nazer, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
      • Ionnis Paschalidis, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
      • Mac Schwager, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering