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The primary mission of the GSU Student Chapter of the ACM is to provide a series of lectures, events, and field trips throughout the regular school year to promote the education and professional development of students as well as faculty members.

Georgia State Student Chapter of ACM

The primary mission of the GSU Student Chapter of the ACM is to provide a series of lectures, events, and field trips throughout the regular school year to promote the education and professional development of students as well as faculty members.

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Past Events

Hackathon!

Speaker: 
hackGSU
Affiliation: 
Time: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Aderhold Learning Center, Floor 0
Fall
2016

hackGSU is the Hackathon hosted by the GSU Computer Science Department's ACM & IEEE student organizations.

100% free of charge, Lots of Food, $$ Prizes $$. This semester, hackGSU will be a 500+ participant event taking place from October 21th-23th.

For more info see http://hackgsu.com/

GE Tech Talk

Speaker: 
Matt Ausman
Affiliation: 
GE
Time: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Urban Life Building, room 220
Fall
2016

Matt Ausman from General Electric is joining us on campus to chat about current opportunities and technologies available at GE Digital.

Smart-Home 101: Developing Your First Amazon Echo App

Speaker: 
Marco Valero
Affiliation: 
Internap Corporation
Time: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Student Center East, room 217
Fall
2016

This talk will focus on home automation concepts, technologies and infrastructures. I'll explain and demo how to development of a new Skill for the Amazon Echo.

Speaker's Bio: 

Marco Valero is the Manager of Software Engineering at Internap Corporation, a high-performance Internet infrastructure service provider. He received his Master and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia State University in 2009 and 2012, and he is an active developer of back-end services, technology enthusiastic and home automation early adopter.

Hackathons, Meetups, and Developer Conferences

Speaker: 
Gene Chorba
Affiliation: 
Ionic Security and Georgia State University
Time: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Student Center East, room 217
Fall
2016

During this talk I will discuss hackathons, meetups, and developer conferences, going into depth about each one and how it can help you become a better engineer/developer.

Speaker's Bio: 

While working full time at Atlanta-based startup Ionic Security, Gene attends a hackathon almost every weekend. He has attended over 70 hackathons and won prizes at more than 50 of them. He has been written about in the AJC, Huffington Post, Federal Times, and many other places. Gene is also a hackathon organizer and developer evangelist.

Iconic: Little Symbols, Big Possibilities

Speaker: 
Lee Jordan
Affiliation: 
Cisco Systems, Inc
Time: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Student Center East, room 217
Fall
2016

In this interactive talk we will discuss how icons are used as part of the user’s journey from product to marketing: how they are created, their purpose, and how you can give your users the best possible experience by learning to use them well. We will dig into SVG, Less/Sass, font glyphs and where to find them, color theory as it relates to user experience, and real-world examples of good and bad use of icons in product design.

Speaker's Bio: 

Ms Lee Jordan (blog http://www.leesjordanstudio.com/blog/) is a Senior Web and Graphic Designer at Cisco. She will talk about creating memorable designs that work for business: web sites, brand materials, infographics, trade show exhibits, and illustrations. Her specialties and interests are: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Interactive and mobile design, HTML5, JavaScript, usability, CSS3, PHP, hand-coding.

Emerging Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems

Speaker: 
Dr. Ashwin Ashok
Affiliation: 
Georgia State University, Department of Computer Science
Time: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Student Center East, room 217
Fall
2016

In this talk, I will discuss how mobile technologies are inspiring the emergence of novel cyber-physical systems, ranging from mobile networking to vehicular to health and medicine.

Speaker's Bio: 

Ashwin Ashok is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at GSU, where he leads research on mobile systems and the Internet of Things. Prior to this he was a postdoctoral research associate in ECE at Carnegie Mellon University under the mentorship of Professor Peter Steenkiste (CMU) in collaboration with Dr. Fan Bai (GM Research). While affiliated with the CMU-GM Continuous and Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab (CRL) at CMU he developed cloud-computing systems for vehicular applications. Ashwin completed his Ph.D. in October 2014 at the Wireless Information Network Lab (WINLAB) at Rutgers University, where he worked under the guidance of Marco Gruteser, Narayan Mandayam, and Kristin Dana. His doctoral thesis developed a novel interdisciplinary concept called visual MIMO that explores the use of cameras and other optical arrays as receivers in a communication system. Ashwin interned at Qualcomm (NJ) for a summer working on Qualcomm’s Lumicast technology for visible light communication-based indoor positioning. Ashwin is an experimentalist and has keen interests in system design and prototyping. He loves tinkering with circuits, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi and plays cricket and badminton in his leisure

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