Six professors and alumni held a panel conversation for students titled “What can I do with a degree in science?” in the Main Lounge of Moulton Union.
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities Crystal Hall explored the challenges and opportunities of digital tools for humanities research, focusing particularly on her study of how poetry shaped Galileo’s philosophical ideas, in an Oct. 24 talk.
Bowdoin Career Planning recently invited Google Software Engineer Tom Hazel ’05 to give Bowdoin students a peek into working in the fast-paced world of Google.
Northern Bites, Bowdoin’s soccer-playing robot team, made it through the first rounds to advance to the quarterfinals at the international 2013 RoboCup, which was held this weekend in Eindhoven, a city in the Netherlands. Northern Bites landed in the top eight, automatically qualifying the team for the competition next year. In the round before quarterfinals, Northern […]
Since arriving at Bowdoin in 2010, junior Ellis Ratner has dedicated himself to robotics.
The National Science Foundation’s CS Bits & Bytes Newsletter is featuring the research of Daniela Oliveira this month partly “in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.” Oliveira, as assistant professor, is from Brazil.
Min Xing ’15 helped Computer Science Professor launch a project this summer to better assess the trust between people in online social networks.
Rob Visentin ’14 has been awarded a Gibbons Summer Research Program grant to turn an app he developed in a computer science course last year into a multifaceted product that, when finished, will be available for free downloads from the Apple Store.
The Northern Bites, Bowdoin’s robot soccer team, played well but was eliminated before final rounds at the 2012 RoboCup World Championship Games in Mexico City.
The Northern Bites are south of the border as the robot soccer team participates in RoboCup Mexico 2012.
Allen Tucker, an Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus, and Richard Hopkins ’13 are collaborating on an app that will held an agency that helps feed the poor more efficiently track its food pick-ups and drop-offs.
Bowdoin’s competitive robotics team, Northern Bites, played recently at the annual 2012 RoboCup U.S. Open, held in the Sidney J. Watson Arena. Though Bowdoin didn’t come up tops in the competition, team advisor and professor of computer science Eric Chown said he was pleased with the team’s performance. Adding to their challenge of programming […]
Jesus Navarro ’13 started out playing video games as a kid. Then he began fixing the video games when they broke. Then he became interested in building computers. Today, he’s breaking new ground in computer security.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Daniela Oliveira has received the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award, a five-year, $404,000 grant that will support innovative research into operating systems’ defense against attacks using virtual machines with help from undergraduate students. “This grant will allow the realization of the dream I had since I arrived in Bowdoin […]
Armed with brand new robots, Bowdoin’s Northern Bites gave it their best shot at the 2012 RoboCup U.S. Open, held at Sidney J. Watson Arena over the weekend, but a few bugs and some new rules posed challenges for the robot soccer team.
Bowdoin will host the 2012 RoboCup U.S. Open for the Standard Platform League Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22. For the fourth straight year, the event will be held in the Sidney J. Watson Arena. Teams from Bryn Mawr, Carnegie Mellon, Penn, Texas and Worcester Polytechnic are expected to compete along with Bowdoin’s Northern […]
After going undefeated into the sweet 16 of the 2011 RoboCup World Championships in Isantbul, Turkey, Bowdoin’s Northern Bites was knocked out by consecutive losses to Texas and the Nao Devils of Germany. “We started out great – had a wicked shot on goal from half field, but the Texas goalie dove and made a […]
In Istanbul, Turkey, for the RoboCup World Championship games, Bowdoin’s Northern Bites, beat the Austrian Kangaroos, 1-0, to advance to the round of 16. “Our goal was a beauty,” says Professor of Computer Science Eric Chown, the team’s advisor. “We had a player at midfield near the sideline facing completely away from the goal and […]
Bowdoin’s RoboCup team, the Northern Bites, are in Istanbul, Turkey, for the world championship games held amid the RoboCup International Symposium 2011. Bowdoin’s first game, against Worcester Polytechnic Institute, ended in a scoreless tie. The Northern Bites had gone up against the WPI Warriors on their home turf in April, splitting two games at the […]
Bowdoin’s RoboCup squad had trouble with their ‘bots “inertial sensors” and lost their preliminary match against Carnegie Mellon University Friday, 4-0. But there’s a lot of robotic soccer to be played in the 2011 U.S. Open, being held this weekend at Sidney J. Watston Arena. And who knows, one day a Bowdoin student may program […]