Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Fordham University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Computer and Information Science
Seventh Annual Computer Science Day
April 11, 2008

Celebrating over two decades of computer and information science education and research, aspiring to become a national leader in computer and information science, and embracing Fordham's strategic plan to achieve its eminence and preeminence, the Department of Computer and Information is proud to present the Seventh Annual Computer Science Day on April 11, 2008 at Rose Hill Campus (morning) and Lincoln Center Campus (afternoon and evening). All members of the Fordham Community are invited to attend the following lectures.

Schedule (Friday, April 11, 2008)

10:00am Introduction and Welcome (JMH 403)
Dr. Frank Hsu
10:30am   Presentation: The role of anatomical structure in determining activity in electrically-coupled neuronal networks (JMH 403)
Dr. Farzan Nadim
11:45am Lunch (JMH 312, courtesy CIS department)
Travel to Lincoln Center

3:00pm Introduction to second part of CS Day (LL 816)
Dr. Frank Hsu
3:15pm Presentation: Robotics: An overview on the state of the Art
Dr. Damian Lyons
3:45pm Presentation: Sparse Networks
Dr. Ellen Zhang
4:15pm Career Talk: Computer Science Job Opportunities on Wall Street
Gary Sheehan, Citigroup
4:30pm Career Panel Discussion
6:00pm Reception (Atrium, LC)
7:00pm Dinner (Atrium, LC)
8:00pm Awards Ceremony (Atrium)

All Alumni are invited and encouraged to attend. Please reserve dinner right away with the department secretary Danielle Aprea (718) 817 4480 ( and send a check for $50 payable to Fordham University "Computer Science Gift Fund". All CIS majors are also invited and encouraged to attend and should also contact Danielle to register for the dinner.


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