Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Fordham University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Computer and Information Science
Fourth Annual Computer Science Day
April 15, 2005

Celebrating two decades of computer science education and research, aspiring to become a national leader in computer and information science, and embracing Fordham's ambition to achieve its eminence and preeminence as a Catholic institute of higher education, the Department of Computer and Information Science is proud to present the Fourth Annual Computer Science Day which will be held on April 15, 2005 at Rose Hill Campus (morning), Lincoln Center Campus (afternoon), and the New York Academy of Sciences (evening). All members of the Fordham Community are invited to attend.

Schedule (April 15, 2005)

  1. 10:00am - 11:30am; Rose Hill campus (JMH 404)
    Welcome-- Dr. Brennan O'Donnell, Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill
    Presentation - Frontier of Computing and Information Sciences
    1. "Robots: Computers with Legs or Mechanical Minds?"
      Dr. Damian Lyons; Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science,
      Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, and Director of Robotics and Computer Vision Laboratory
    2. Is Your Dishwasher Intelligent? Reflections on Where Information and Intelligence Collide.
      Dr. Andrew Kinley; Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, Director of the Discrete and Algorithmic Resource Center, and Manager of Computer Science Laboratories
      Dr. Gary Weiss; Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science and Web Master of the Department
    11:30am - 12:30pm; Refreshments and Light Lunch
  2. 12:30pm - 2:00pm; Enroute from RH to LC by car, Ram Van, or information superhighway
  3. 2:00pm - 3:00pm; Lincoln Center campus (LL816)
    Welcome -- Rev. Robert Grimes, S. J.; Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center
    Invited Talk
    "Seeing into the Past: Creating a 3D Modeling Pipeline for Archeological Visualization"
    Dr. Peter Allen; Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
    3:00pm - 3:30pm; Coffee and Cookies
  4. 3:30pm - 5:00pm; Career and Placement Forum
  5. 5:00pm - 5:30pm; Annual Walk from Fordham LC campus to NYAS
  6. 6:00 - 7:00pm; Refreshments and Reception (NYAS, 2 E. 63rd St, bet. 5th Ave and Madison)
  7. 7:00pm - 9:00pm; Dinner

For more information, contact Diane Roche at, (718) 817-4480 or Dionne McDowell at, (212) 636-6310.

Organizing Committee:

  • Michael Houlihan, Frank Hsu, Damiam Lyons, Jay vandeKopple, Arthur Werschulz
  • Michelle Ciraco (FCRH '05), Christine Papadakis-Kanaris (GSAS '06), Christopher Polizano (FCLC '05), Michael Rogawelski (FCRH '05), Anthony Vigilante (GSAS '06)
  • Ying Andrews (GSAS.03), Anthony Ferrante (FCRH.01), Hong Fang Liu (GSAS.98), Mike Palma (FCRH.01), Katie Pepin (FCRH.01), Franklin Wong (FC.86)

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