Student Research and Awards Archives

CCIS Senior Michael May Wins Prestigious 2013 Compass Award

CCIS Senior Michael May was the college’s unanimous choice for this year’s Compass Award, Northeastern University’s Office of Alumni Relations signature student awards program. The prestigious Compass Award goes to a senior from each undergraduate college who has shown a commitment to the core values of Northeastern: leadership, volunteerism, and academic integrity. A natural leader […]

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Undergraduate Research

In addition to the CCIS students who have won awards, many have conducted research with faculty and have published papers in computing conferences and journals.

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Undergraduate Earns National Recognition for Outstanding Research

Senior Tyler Denniston received a 2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award from the Computing Research Association, making him the fifth CCIS undergraduate honored for his exemplary research.

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Co-op Takes Senior Beyond His Starstruck Dreams

NASA co-op Matthew Strax-Haber was named one of Northeastern’s first Presidential Global Entrepreneurs in recognition of his global business work after experiences in China and the United Arab Emirates.

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Awards to the CCIS ACM Student Chapter

The CCIS ACM student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery has won six international awards in the past eight years.

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CCIS Students Receive the William Jefferson Alcott, Jr. Award and Outstanding Co-op Award

The 40th annual Cooperative Education Awards honored two CCIS seniors in recognition of their co-op success and accomplishments.

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CCIS Wins 1st Place in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

A team of Northeastern University computer science and information assurance students has bested seven other teams from institutions around the United States to earn top honors in the 2010 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

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Web-​​based Baby Monitor Could be a Boom Business

Northeastern undergraduate Praful Mathur’s web-enabled baby monitor could be the next big high-tech parent gadget.

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Mozilla Grants 60K to CCIS Student to Fund Research

After becoming the only graduate student to sit on the ECMAScript committee, PhD student Dave Herman has been granted a $60,000 grant from Mozilla to fund his research.

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Elizabeth Brown Represents CCIS at the Google FUSE Program

Active CICsters member Elizabeth Brown is representing CCIS at Google’s FUSE program as one of only 50 participants.

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Additional CRA Awards

The College of Computer and Information Sciences has had additional successes in the CRA competition.

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Northeastern University Computer Science Student’s Co-​​op Job Turns Into Full-​​time Offer

CICsters Founder Kaitlyn Hanrahan’s extensive co-op experiences led to an invitation from Adobe to return for a full-time position.

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Research Grant Enables CCIS Student to Continue at Children’s Hospital

CCIS Student Tanya Cashorali can continue her cutting edge research on the genetic causes of Huntington’s disease, autism, asthma, and brain cancer at Children’s Hospital, all thanks to a research grant funded by the University.

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CCIS Undergraduate Continues to Achieve

CCIS Undergraduate Ken McGrady was named a Northeastern University Presidential Scholar, adding to an impressive array of achievements and accolades.

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CCIS Student Has Top Entry at Research Expo

CCIS Student Nathan Faber developed an award-winning system that can help people locate parked cars, find empty parking spaces, and even reserve parking spaces in advance.

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Andrea Grimes Named by CRA as Top Female Undergraduate in 2005

Andrea Grimes of the College of Computer and Information Science has won the top award in the Computing Research Association 2005 Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition.

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Doctoral Dissertation Earns Outstanding Alumni Award

CCIS Alumna Cristina Lopes received an outstanding Alumni Award from Northeastern in recognition of her doctoral dissertation.

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