Mobile Solutions for Smarter Cities Competition

Contestants participating in the recent Mobile Solutions for Smarter Cities competition organized by the Seidenberg Mobile Lab had five weeks to build an application relating to public services like transportation, education, health care, energy and human services and submit a video demo.  A team of five judges declared Palak Shah, MS/CS ’12 the 1st place winner for her Smarter City Ranking application.  Second and 3rd place winners were David Gethers, MS/IT ‘12 and Eric Greene, MS/CS ‘13, respectively. Continue reading “Mobile Solutions for Smarter Cities Competition”

Student Earns IEEE Library Excellence in Research Award

At the urging of Professor Jean Coppola, Marc Kowtko, BS/IT ’15, wrote and submitted “Securing our Nation and Protecting Privacy” for possible presentation at the IEEE – Long Island Systems Applications and Technology Conference scheduled in early May.  Much to his astonishment, the paper was accepted, a rare feat for a college freshman!  In addition, Marc received a Library Excellence in Research Award for his paper, one of several such awards given annually by the Pace University Library. Continue reading “Student Earns IEEE Library Excellence in Research Award”

Online Student Places 2nd Nationally in IBM Mainframe Competition

For the second consecutive year, Jay Thomas, an online student in Seidenberg’s NACTEL program for telecommunications workers, competed in IBM’s Master the Mainframe Contest.  This year he completed the “extremely difficult and time-consuming” Part 3 and placed 2nd in a field of over 3,500 competitors. Continue reading “Online Student Places 2nd Nationally in IBM Mainframe Competition”

Stellar Students Inducted into UPE Honor Society

On October 19, 50 outstanding Seidenberg students and one faculty member were inducted into the New York Delta Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) at Pace University. In the opening of the induction ceremony, Sotiris Skevoulis, professor of computer science, gave a talk on “Software Engineering: The Road to Rigorous Software Development, Education and Practice”. Continue reading “Stellar Students Inducted into UPE Honor Society”

Federico Younes awarded a UPE Scholarship

Federico YounesFederico Younes, a computer science major on the Pleasantville campus, was one of two undergraduate students nationwide to be awarded a $1,000 UPE Scholarship.  UPE, short for Upsilon Pi Epsilon, is the only international honor society for the computing and information disciplines. While this scholarship has been available for a number of years, this is the first time that a Pace student has applied for consideration. Continue reading “Federico Younes awarded a UPE Scholarship”