RIPS Students Recognized at JMM Poster Session

Posted on 2/21/12 in News

Leah Rosenbaum and Yacoub Kureh

Twenty-four RIPS-LA and RIPS-Hong Kong students presented 13 posters of their summer research at the MAA Undergraduate Poster Session at the Joint Math Meetings held in Boston in early January. Two of the posters won Outstanding Presentation awards. The RIPS-LA Aerospace Corporation team were recognized for their project “Calculating Call Blocking, Preemption Probabilities and Bandwidth Utilization for Satellite Communication Systems,” presented by Leah Rosenbaum and Yacoub Kureh. The RIPS-Hong Kong BGI team won for their project “Application of a Hill Climbing Algorithm to Parallelize Graph-based Genome Assembly,” presented by Alexandra Gendreau. Additionally, RIPS2010 student Dana-Adriana Botesteanu was recognized for her poster featuring research she conducted at NIMBios.