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About The Program (1). Primary objective is to encourage talented women undergraduates to pursue graduate study and research careers in CS. 10 weeks summer program (2002 – 2005). 8 students, mostly women, from 2 and 4 year colleges. Team projects, 2 students and a faculty member per team.

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About the program 1

About The Program (1)

  • Primary objective is to encourage talented women undergraduates to pursue graduate study and research careers in CS.

  • 10 weeks summer program (2002 – 2005).

  • 8 students, mostly women, from 2 and 4 year colleges.

  • Team projects, 2 students and a faculty member per team.

  • Intelligent information processing and management focus.


About the program 2

About The Program (2)

  • Emphasis on communicating research results through informal and formal presentations.

  • 3-4 special events including a visit to a major research lab.

  • Weekly social activities.

  • Strong exposure to women mentors and role models.


Summer 2002 program applicants profile

Summer 2002 ProgramApplicants’ Profile

  • 15 applicants; 11 from OU and 4 from other universities.

  • 9 CS major, 6 CE major

  • 9 males, 6 females

  • GPA ranged from 3.1 to 4.0 with median of 3.5


Summer 2002 program selection procedure

Summer 2002 ProgramSelection Procedure

8 participants were selected based on

  • Statement of interest

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Transcripts

  • Gender mix


Summer 2002 program participants profile

Summer 2002 ProgramParticipants’ Profile

  • 5 women and 3 men

  • 5 OU, and one each from Eastern Michigan, Cornell, and Michigan State

  • 6 CS majors, 3 CE majors 1 Math major (double majors).

  • GPA 3.19-4.0 with median 3.86


Uncore schedule of events summer 2002

UNCORE Schedule of Events Summer 2002

  • Monday, May 20th, 2002

    • Orientation

  • Tuesday, May 21st, 2002

    • UnCoRe Projects Descriptions and Demos

  • Wednesday, May 22nd, 2002

    • Seminar: Research Procedures

  • Wednesday, May 29th, 2002

    • Coffee Hour (Survey of Preferences and Expectations)

  • Monday, June 3rd, 2002

    • Seminar: How to Make a Good Presentation?

  • Wednesday, June 5th, 2002

    • Coffee Hour


Uncore schedule of events summer 20021

UNCORE Schedule of Events Summer 2002

  • Wednesday, June 12th, 2002

    • Coffee Hour

    • Seminar: Bio-Inspired Embedded Systems

  • Friday, June 14th, 2002

    • Students' Projects Presentations

  • Wednesday, June 19th, 2002

    • Special Day: Women in Computing and Engineering

  • Wednesday, June 26th, 2002

    • Ethics in Science and Research

    • Coffee Hour

    • Seminar: It Takes Two to Tango   


Uncore schedule of events summer 20022

UNCORE Schedule of Events Summer 2002

  • Tuesday, July 9th, 2002

    • Visit to Artificial Intelligence Laboratory , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

  • Wednesday, July 10th, 2002

    • Coffee Hour

  • Friday, July 19th, 2002

    • Students' Final Presentations

    • Social Picnic

  • Wednesday, July 24th, 2002

    • Coffee Hour (Survey of Preferences and Expectations)

  • Thursday, July 25th, 2002

    • Farewell Lunch


Women in computer science and engineering day

Women in Computer Science and Engineering Day

  • An Academic Research Career for Fun and Profit

    • Professor Christine Hansen, Psychology, OU

  • On lizards, engineering, and charting a career path

    • Professor Laila Guessous, Mechanical Engineering, OU

  • You're in the Army Now: A Senior Army Scientist's Perspective

    • Dr. Grace Bochenek, TACOM


Women in computer science and engineering day1

Women in Computer Science and Engineering Day

  • Challenges, Support, Reward

    • Professor Yi Lu Murphey, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UM, Dearborn.

  • Top Five Lessons of an Academe in Computer Science

    • Professor Laura Dillon, Computer Science, MSU

  • Reflections on 30 Years as an Industrial Statistician

    • Mrs. Diane Gibbons, GM, R&D


Projects

Projects

  • Vector Quantization of Binary Images for Pattern Analysis

    • Aiyesha Ma and Rishi Mukhopadhyay (Sethi)

  • Impact of Interface Design on Safety-Critical Decisions

    • Nick Herilan and Priscilla Konja (Mili)

  • Four-To-One Analog Multiplexer in Time Domain

    • Apurva Patel and Tara Terry (Abdel-Aty-Zohdy)

  • Eye Location Method

    • Amanda Buczkowski (Bouchaffra)


About the program 1

Exit Survey: Have we met expectations?


Exit survey comments about program

Exit Survey: Comments about program


Achievements

Achievements

  • One journal and two conference papers have been submitted.

  • One conference paper has been presented.

  • One student has joined the graduate program at Oakland, and has applied for NSF Graduate Fellowship.

  • One student wants to come back for another summer of REU experience.

  • More faculty are interested in mentoring.


Thank you

Thank You!


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