VTURCS Spring Symposium 2008

The Spring Research Symposium 2008 took place on April 24th with 12 students presenting 11 different projects. Faculty members Dr. Anil Vullikanti, Dr. Doug Bowman, Dr. Eli Tilevich, and Dr. Nick Polys selected the Faculty Choice winners. Representatives from the department's Computer Science Resources Consortium (CSRC) -- Cisco, IBM, The Vanguard Group, MicroStrategy, CGI, Mailtrust, and Meridium Inc. -- were present and helped us select the winners of the Industry Choice awards. Prizes and awards were generously donated by Cisco, IBM, The Vangard Group, MicroStrategy, Lockheed Martin, Google, and AFLAC.

This year's awardees are:

Faculty Choice Awards

  1. First Place: LibX 2.0 A composable publish-subscribe framework for client-side mashups
    Tobias Wieschnowsky
    Advisor: Dr. Godmar Back
  2. Second Place: Creating Interactive Real-World Information Systems
    Andrew Zimmer
    Advisor: Dr. Scott McCrickard
  3. Third Place: (tie) Dynamically Instrumenting OS Kernels
    Anthony Romano
    Advisor: Dr. Godmar Back

    Cxx for Visual Studio
    Jaime Garcia Ramirez
    Advisor: Dr. Stephen Edwards

Industry Choice Awards

  1. First Place: Using Augmented Reality to Garner More Information About the Real-World
    Sergio Bernales
    Advisor: Joe Gabbard
  2. Second Place: Creating Interactive Real-World Information Systems
    Andrew Zimmer
    Advisor: Dr. Scott McCrickard
  3. Third Place: LibX 2.0 A composable publish-subscribe framework for client-side mashups
    Tobias Wieschnowsky
    Advisor: Dr. Godmar Back

People's Choice Awards

  1. First Place: CATspace: Using Facebook to Share Assignments Among Professors
    Tarish Smith, Idris Eltahir
    Advisors: Ricardo Quintana-Castillo, Dr. Manuel A. Perez-Quinones, Dr. Stephen Edwards
  2. Second Place: Dynamically Instrumenting OS Kernels
    Anthony Romano
    Advisor: Dr. Godmar Back
  3. Third Place: (tie) Creating Interactive Real-World Information Systems
    Andrew Zimmer
    Advisor: Dr. Scott McCrickard

    Using Augmented Reality to Garner More Information About the Real-World
    Sergio Bernales
    Advisor: Joe Gabbard

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