2009 Summer Research at Univeristy of CA, Berkeley

Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley-TRUST

Contact Information for SUPERB-TRUST:
Dr. Kristen Gates
Executive Director of Education,
Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technologies (TRUST) University of California, Berkeley
(510) 642-3737


Google, Inc: 2009 CAHSI Annual Meeting

Google, Inc. will be hosting the 2009 Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI) 3rd Annual Meeting.


WHEN: JANUARY 15 – 18, 2009
WHO: Any Computer Science Students at TAMUCC approved to attend. (M
andatory event for all BPC and MII fellows.)
THEME: “Developing the Next Generation of Leaders through Mentoring”
LOCATION: Google Headquarters, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA

DO YOU WANT TO ATTEND? All expenses paid: Airfare, Food, Hotel. Follow the 2 simple steps below:
   1.  Fill out this interest form:  http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=poonE46wwCdguZDZX4Y9law
   2 .  In order to attend, you must be presenting a poster. To present a poster, you must submit a short paper (Less than 4 pages). To successfully submit your paper for consideration, you must send it to liza.wisner@tamucc.edu before Monday November 10, 2008Below there are samples of a short paper and a poster template.

Click above to enlarge (pdf)…>>

CALL FOR POSTERS: The CAHSI Alliance invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit proposals for the Posters and Panels. Below are documents with Calls for Participation for both Panels and Posters Sessions.  Also , there is a template for the posters and an example of a short paper.  CAHSI will provided travel support for the students selected to make poster or panel presentations. 

Short Paper Example (doc)…>>
Poster Template (ppt)…>>
Call for Poster Session 2009 (pdf)…>>

Call for Panels Session 2009 (pdf)…>>
Promotional Flyers/Posters…>>

DEADLINE: Monday November 10, 2008

CS/AMP Spotlighted at HACU 2008 Conference

The 2008 Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) 22nd Annual Conference was held in Denver, Colorado, October 10-13, 2008. Dr. Laura Rosales, the Director of Research & Scholarly Activity at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi gave a presentation on “Opportunities Benefiting Hispanics at an HSI/PUI in South Texas.”  The CS/AMP program was highlighted as a successful program.

 – PowerPoint Presentation
 – BPC Handout
 – LSAMP Handout
 – MII Handout

2008 NSF Opportunities for Student/Faculty Research Experiences at National Laboratories

There are two great opportunities from NSF. 
Deadlines are March 10, 2008.  Please consider applying.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)
– Students apply.
– This program places students in paid internships in Science and Engineering at any of several Department of Energy facilities.

Faculty and Student Teams (FaST) Program
– Faculty Mentor apply for the team.
– The FaST program will support a team comprised of one faculty member and 2 – 3 undergraduate students. The program provides hands-on research opportunities in DOE national laboratories during the summer.

More info also at: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/sci_ed.htm

Jacob Hadden

Jacob Hadden

  • MII Research Fellow…>>
  • Previously participated as a TWD research fellow…>>
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Mentor: Dr. Scott King
  • Current Research: “info coming soon”


Improving the Pipeline in Applied Computer Science
MII: Improving the Pipeline in Applied Computer Science
This program focuses on the retention of qualified undergraduate students by providing appropriate financial support and mentoring activities. The goal is to involve students directly in ongoing faculty research projects and thus prepare them for graduate studies and research programs.

Funding Agency:
National Science Foundation