CS Students Win CSL Undergraduate Research Stipends
Several students from the CS department won 2011 College of Science and Letters Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends, receiving $5,000 to work for 10 weeks with faculty advisers during the summer:
• Christopher King worked with Libby Hemphill, assistant professor of technical communication, to analyze the Internet Movie Database dataset in a project that fits into a stream of research on film and social networks.
• Daniel Kipp worked with Sanjiv Kapoor, professor of computer science, to conduct research in game theory and applied Stackelberg game models to further results of National Science Foundation-funded research by IIT professors last semester on "Adversary Games in Secure/Reliable Network Routing."
• Elnaz Moshfeghian continued earlier research with History Professor Margaret Power on the Puerto Rican National Party, the pro-independence party from the 1920s to the 1950s, for a book and articles, using materials in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.