Category: General

8th Annual Welcome Back Picnic

We, the ACM student chapter and the CSEE department are delighted to invite you to our picnic.

Prepare yourself to have delightful conversations with other peers and professors, to keep abreast with the upcoming ACM tech events and to request hands-on workshops required for this academic year.

We at the CSEE department particularly the ACM student chapter, look forward to seeing you stop by for a refreshing bite and some relaxing conversations, before zooming back into the busy semester.

Date: Tuesday, October 10th
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Location: University Center 312

Limited to CSEE Faculty, Staff & Students.

Demo Session for Mobile Computing/Smart Home Automation (Tuesday, May 12th, 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm)

Dr. Nilanjan Banerjee is organizing the annual demo session for two of his classes: Introduction to Mobile Computing and Systems for Smart Home Automation. This Demo session will be held on this Tuesday, 12th of May from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm in the third floor corridor the in the ITE building. This is the same place where Hi Tea is organized. Please find attached a Flyer for the event.
This event is exciting for people trying to learn about Smart Home Automation and Mobile Computing. Some projects have the potential for commercial expansion too. Please attend the event, in order to learn about the projects, in this area of research at UMBC.

Call for nominations for ACM student chapter officers

We would like invite nominations from the graduate students in the CSEE department for student officer positions of the UMBC ACM student chapter, for academic year 2014 – 2015 (Fall 2014 to Spring 2015).

ACM or the Association for Computing Machinery, is a premier organization that promotes computing and technology around the US and the world. On the campus, the ACM student chapter is affiliated and supported by the UMBC graduate students association (GSA). The goal of the ACM student chapter is to foster interaction between all students, both graduate and undergraduate, in the CSEE department, provide a forum for student interaction, and opportunities for members to expand their knowledge of computing.

The positions available (and their general responsibilities):

Chair: is responsible for the overall management of the student chapter; Co-ordinate with rest of the student officers in planning events; Represent the student chapter at the GSA meetings.
Vice-Chair: Work with the chair to ensure smooth functioning of the chapter; Represent the student chapter at the GSA meetings in the absence of the chair.
Secretary: Co-ordinate with other student chapter officers for event planning; Point of contact for the student chapter;
Treasurer: Manage the ACM student chapter accounts; annual budget; expenditure during events

These positions are open to graduate students only. If elected, you would be required to signup as an ACM student member. Membership fee is $19 only.

Please email us the position you would like to run for (there will be elections if we get multiple nominations for a position). Alternatively you can nominate any other person for the positions above. In that case, please send their name, email address and which position you would like to nominate them for.

Please send in your nominations by end of day, Monday, April 14, 2014 to acmofficers at lists dot umbc dot edu. Elections will take place the following week (venue, date and time to be announced later).