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Seminar: An Inside Look at the CDC's Covid-19 Forecasting

Steve McConnell in a classroom

Rarely has forecasting been so important. Lives depend on knowing where Covid-19 will strike next, and billions in economic activity also ride on predicting the course of the pandemic. Steve McConnell will overview the different forecasting methods, share data on forecast accuracy, and discuss possibilities and limitations of forecasting the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sep 26, 2020

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CS Student Awards 2020

Wonseok Seo at F5 Headquarters

Each year the Computer Science department awards exemplary students who embody the values driving technological advancement and innovation in the field of software engineering.
Jun 26, 2020

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Arya Mathew Wins with Nature’s Label

Arya Mathew

“Our mission is to revolutionize the produce industry while enhancing the lifestyle of the world together,” she says. “Nature’s Label is … an easy-to-use compostable alternative. Now, eating healthy will mean living healthy in a less polluted world!”
Jun 18, 2020

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Seminar: Quantum Computing, Qiskit and the IBM Q Experience

Brian Eccles of IBM standing in front of the Quantum Computer

Quantum computing is arriving. With quantum computers we can tackle problems in entirely new ways. Modelling physical processes, AI/ML, and optimization are areas where quantum computing may show earliest impact. Join Brian Eccles, IBM Quantum Ambassador on Friday, May 15 from 3:30 - 5:00pm. Updated 5-21-20 with links to the quantum computing resources Brian provided below.
May 21, 2020

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Dean Quinn Partners with Scott Hoogerwerf of Microsoft to Publish OpEd on Ethics in AI

Dean Michael Quinn

A champion of Ethics in Computer Science Education, Dean Quinn co-authors a timely opinion piece in the Puget Sound Business Journal with Scott Hoogerwerf of Microsoft Ethics & Society who focuses on Cloud and AI.
May 18, 2020

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