Weekly Download, January 25, 2022

Computing at Michigan Tech: Past, Present, Future

History of Computing

Now in its third year, the College of Computing is on an upward trajectory. Student enrollment is up appreciably and other key indicators confirm that the upward trend will continue.

In a three-part series of articles, we take a close look at how we got here, what our college looks like today, and what we’re working to accomplish as we look to the future. Learn more: 

Student Events and Opportunities

SnP Lab Undergraduate Research Assistants

SnP Lab

The MTU Security and Privacy Lab (SnP) is recruiting hourly-paid research assistants supported by NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) grant for Spring 2022. Requirements:

  • The candidate must be a US citizen as required by the grant.

  • The candidate is interested in cybersecurity and has some basic knowledge of cybersecurity.

  • The candidate has good programming skills and is eager to learn

The position can be extended to Summer 2022 pending the performance of the candidate. Please send your resume to Prof. Bo Chen (bchen@mtu.edu) if you are interested.

Computing Lectures and Events

Emily Zhang

  • ICC Lecture: Michael Sacks, University of Texas, Feb. 7, 12 pm, Rekhi G005, or attend virtually.
  • CS Dept. Lecture: Brian Yuan (AC/CS), Feb. 18, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.
  • ICC Lecture: Ajit Yoganathan, Georgia Tech, Feb. 21, 12 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.
  • CS Dept. Lecture: Emily Zhang (ECE/CS), Mar. 18, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.
  • Computing[MTU] Showcase, Apr. 4-6, Rozsa Center
  • CS Dept. Lecture: Hongyu An (ECE/CS), Apr. 8, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or attend virtually.
  • Read more College of Computing news: blogs.mtu.edu/computing

College of Computing Learning Center

History of Computing

Everyone needs help sometimes. The Learning Center, on the first floor of Rekhi Hall, is open to ALL students enrolled in computing classes, and it's FREE! Stop by anytime from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm, Sunday through Friday, and get the help you need for success in your computing courses.

Academic Calendar

Michigan Tech Campus

View the full Academic Calendar

  • Wednesday, Feb 9, 10 p.m., Winter Carnival Recess Begins
  • Monday, Feb 14, Classes Resume
  • Friday, Mar 4, 10 pm, Spring Break Begins
  • Sunday, Mar 13, 12 pm, Fall Registration Begins
  • Monday, Mar 14, Classes Resume
  • Sunday, Apr 3, 11:59 pm, Fall Registration Ends
  • Friday, Apr 22, Last Day of Regular Classes
  • Monday, Apr 25, Final Exam Period
  • Saturday, Apr 30, Spring Commencement

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