Department News

2019 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize

Congratulations to Brian N. Cieplicki ’19, winner of the 2019 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize for his project entitled “Witam – Connecting ESL Learners and Senior Citizens”. This prize is awarded to student(s) whose senior research project in the field of computer science has been deemed the most outstanding by an independent board chosen from Trinity faculty and The Travelers staff.
Congratulations to Sarah C. Kryspin ’20, winner of the 2019 Ralph E. Walde Prize in Computer Science. This prize was established to honor Professor Ralph E. Walde, Professor of Computer Science, and one of the founding members of the Computer Science Department. The prize recognizes a rising senior computer science major who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in computer science. The recipient is chosen by a vote of the Computer Science Department faculty.
Congratulations to Starr, Tess A. ’19 and Lewis, Andrew A. ’19, winner and runner up, respectively, of the 2019 Senior Poster Award. These awards are given to the seniors judged to have the best computer science posters displayed during the Annual Science Symposium.
Congratulations to Simran D. Sheth ’19, winner of the 2019 Bronzell Dinkins Senior Service Award. This award was established in memory of Bronzell Dinkins (1946-2004), Visiting Laboratory Instructor in Computer Science, to recognize a senior for exceptional service to the Computer Science Department.
Also, congratulations to Tess A. Starr ’19 for receiving Honorable Mention for the 2019 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize. The recipients for these awards are chosen by the Computer Science Department faculty.

2018 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize

Congratulations to Alexander S. Johnson ‘18, winner of the 2018 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize for his project entitled “Rate My Resident”. This prize is awarded to student(s) whose senior research project in the field of computer science has been deemed the most outstanding by an independent board chosen from Trinity faculty and The Travelers staff.Congratulations to Simran D. Sheth ‘19, winner of the 2018 Ralph E. Walde Prize in Computer Science. This prize was established to honor Professor Ralph E. Walde, Professor of Computer Science, and one of the founding members of the Computer Science Department. The prize recognizes a rising senior computer science major who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in computer science. The recipient is chosen by a vote of the Computer Science Department faculty.Congratulations to Shufan Wang​  ’18 and Bemnet A. Demere ’19, winner and runner up, respectively, of the 2018 Senior Poster Award. These awards are given to the seniors  judged to have the best computer science posters displayed during the Annual Science Symposium. Congratulations to Ngoc H. Do ’18 and Alexander S. Johnson ’18, winners of the 2018 Bronzell Dinkins Senior Service Award. This award was established in memory of  Bronzell Dinkins (1946-2004), Visiting Laboratory Instructor in Computer Science, to recognize a senior for exceptional service to the Computer Science Department. Also, congratulations to Karishma Asthana ’18 for receiving Honorable Mention for the 2018 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize.The recipients for these awards are chosen by the Computer Science Department faculty.

Trinity Computer Science majors and alum making a difference in education

Trinity Computer Science major Selina Ortiz ’19​ and alum Pauline Lake ’13  mentor student interns from Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy and Pathways Academy of Technology and Design in East Hartford  during thier creation of a new app, “Butterfly Spy”, that can be used at the butterfly exhibit at the Connecticut Science Center. For full story, go  to  http://www.trincoll.edu/NewsEvents/NewsArticles/pages/MobileAppsForHartfordCTScienceCenterSummer2017​​

2017 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize

Congratulations to Stephen J. DeMonico ‘17, winner of the 2017 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize for his project entitled “Coincide”. This prize is awarded to student(s) whose senior research project in the field of computer science has been deemed the most outstanding by an independent board chosen from Trinity faculty and The Travelers staff.
Congratulations to Ilya Ilyankou ‘18, winner of the 2017 Ralph E. Walde Prize in Computer Science. This prize was established to honor Professor Ralph E. Walde, Professor of Computer Science, and one of the founding members of the Computer Science Department. The prize recognizes a rising senior computer science major who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in computer science. The recipient is chosen by a vote of the Computer Science Department faculty.
Congratulations to Basileal Y. Imana  ’17 and Yuxuan Li  ’17, winner and runner up, respectively, of the 2017 Senior Poster Award. These awards are given to the seniors  judged to have the best computer science posters displayed during the Annual Science Symposium.
Congratulations to Basileal Y. Imana ’17, winner of the 2017 Bronzell Dinkins Senior Service Award. This award was established in memory of  Bronzell Dinkins (1946-2004), Visiting Laboratory Instructor in Computer Science, to recognize a senior for exceptional service to the Computer Science Department. Also, congratulations to Basileal Y. Imana ’17 for receiving Honorable Mention for the 2017 Travelers Companies Foundation Senior Research Prize.The recipients for these awards are chosen by the Computer Science Department faculty.