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LTU places sixth in Intelligent Ground Vehicle Challenge
Lawrence Technological University’s robotic vehicle, iWheels, finished sixth in the Auto-Nav Challenge, the main event at the 21th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held at Oakland University June 7-10.
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Hundreds participated in Thanksgiving RoboParade and GRAF
The annual thanksgiving RoboParade, a unique robot-only Thanksgiving parade took place on November 23, and attracted hundreds of students who designed, built, programmed, and decorated their robots.
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LTU MCS undergraduate develops a new method to study the brain
His research paper was peer-reviewed and accepted for publication in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics.
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Robofest won 1st place at IEEE-USA Video competition
The five minute video summarizing Robofest 2013 is on YouTube at
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Another LTU MCS undergraduate publishes a peer-reviewed scientific paper
The paper was peer-reviewed and published in the reputable journal Astronomical Notes (Astronomische Nachrichten).
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LTU student paper is among best 100 Computer Science papers published in 2012
The papers were selected by Computing Reviews with the Association of Computing Machines (ACM). Prior to the selection for the prestigious award, the paper was featured in the world's premier media such as NBC News, R&D Magazine, International Business Times, Times of India, Russia Today, and many more. [Read more...]
LTU game development students featured on Fox 2
LTU students developed and are now testing a new video game. Before the video game hits the market, it was already featured on Fox 2, and the students were also interviewed about the game to NerdSynq.
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  • LTU MCS takes part in international collaboration of whale communication research

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    LTU/MCS is now taking part in a large international project that aims at profiling the way whales communicate. LTU’s part in the project, involving LTU students and faculty, is to develop pattern recognition and machine learning algorithms, and apply these algorithms to mine hours of data recordings and tens of thousands of whale communication recording samples.

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    Dec 17

    MCS Professor Chan-Jin (CJ) Chung named Michigan STEM Star

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    In recognition for years of dedication to Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics.

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    Sep 25

  • LTU MCS Student discovers an anomaly in the Hubble sequence


    The Hubble sequence, named after Edwin Hubble, is the basic morphological scheme by which galaxies are classified. LTU student Levi Dojcsak used computer simulation of tens of thousands of galaxies taken from several different widely used galaxy catalogs, and showed that many of the galaxies that seem to be elliptical actually have some features typical to spiral galaxies.

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    Sep 25

    Ford Day at LTU Meet & Greet Ford Execs

    See New Vehicles & New Automotive TechnologiesMonday, September 23rd12:00pm to 6:00pm in the AtriumFree Barbeque Lunch available from Noon – 1:00

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    Sep 17

  • Two conferences should spark interest at LTU for digital humanities


    Digital humanities has become a passion for Melinda Phillips, an associate professor of English and the former chair of LTU’s Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication (HSSC). She hopes that two conferences at Lawrence Technological University Sept. 27-28 will provide some traction for a new approach to teaching the humanities at LTU that is gaining momentum nationwide.

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    Aug 28

    Robots and high school students present concert at Lawrence Tech


    A dozen high school students were joined by robots in performing a musical program on July 19 as the final project of the weeklong “Robotics and Music Camp.”

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    Aug 2