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5th Annual Computer Science Day

February 18, 2005 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sennott Square 5th and 6th Floors

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Computer Science Day brings together educators, students, parents, alumni and industry representatives in a forum enabling the exchange of ideas and information about computer science and the career opportunities available. The activities and events of this day include:

CS Bowl

A Jeopardy style competition among teams of high school and college students in different Computer Science subjects.


An exhibit of industry display booths and poster presentations by students. There will be tables with information about computer science in industry, interdisciplinary programs, graduate study, and other special programs. 

Participants include:

ACM Apple
Bosch Career Services
Cisco Systems Computer Enterprises, Inc.
Computer Engineering Program College in High School
Compunetix Intelligent Systems Program
Intel Research Lucent Technologies
Northrop Grumman Novaurora
Perioptimum PITWIC
Seagate SUN Microsystems

Research Competition

A competition among graduate students conducted in the month of February based on written research papers and oral presentations. A faculty committee will select the winner to be announced during CS day. For the third year, the competition is sponsored by Compunetix.

Poster Competitions

There will be two poster competitions, one for graduate students and the other for undergraduate students. In addition to the winners selected by a faculty committee, there will be a number of ?people choice? prizes given to the winners.

Student and Industry Mentor Panel

A forum to discuss internship, co-op and capstone experiences from the point of view of students and their industry mentors.

Industry Board Award

The Industry Advisor Board will present an award to the most innovative student in the capstone experience course, as judged by the course instructor and the industry mentors.

Research Demos

Demonstrations of projects by both computer science undergraduate and graduate students will be available.  Participants will have the opportunity to contact the developers of the demos for information regarding details of the projects.

On the campus of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Note: this is a tentative program

Sponsored by the
Department of Computer Science

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