Outstanding Students Selected for 2014 Mortar Board

The Department of Applied Computing & Electronics announced its most outstanding students from the 2014 graduating class. Energy Technology graduate Tim Chester, Information Technology graduate Jeremy Haacke, and Electronics Technology graduate Chad Whiteley were selected as Mortar Board recipients. Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing graduating students for their exemplary scholarship, leadership, service and distinguished academic achievements.

(pictured L/R Steve Shen, Tom Gallagher, Chad Whiteley, Penny Jakes, 
Jeremy Haacke, Tim Chester, Brad Layton)

Undergraduate Research: Driving Electrolumiescent Panels

Electronics Technology student Chad Whiteley delivered the results from his research project Driving Electrolumiescent Panels, in a symposium presentation at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference in April. Whitelely's project investigated methods for powering and controlling EL panels. Whiteley completed the project under the direction of faculty advisor Dr. Steve Shen.

Undergraduate Research: Realistic Synthetic EHR

Information Technology student Russell Klein delivered the results from his research project, Generating the Demographic Attributes of the Realistic Synthetic Electronic Health Record, in a poster presentation at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference in April. Klein's project is a part of a larger research project with international partner Massey University aimed at developing Realistic Synthetic Electronic Health Records (RS-EHR) for secondary uses such as training and system development. Russell (right) is shown below with his faculty advisor Tom Gallagher (left).

ACE IT Students Tour Data Center

Applied Computing & Electronics IT students spent the afternoon touring the Data Center for Washington Companies. Discussions revolved around cloud architecture, virtualization, and the IT triangle platform strategy of Compute - Network - Storage.  A big thanks to Tim, Eric, Andy, and Chris for hosting these UM students.