SCS Undergraduate Thesis Topics

 Denotes winner of that year's Allen Newell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
 Denotes winner of that year's Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence

Information about Research for Undergraduates for current students:

Student Name Academic Advisor Thesis Title
Seng Keat Teh David Andersen, Bruce Maggs Efficient Algorithms for Similarity-Enhanced Transfer in Peer-to-Peer Systems
Student Name Academic Advisor Thesis Title
Matt Carson David Touretzky Blocks World Vision for the AIBO Robot
Natalie Castellana Russell Schwartz Haplotype Motif Partitioning for Association Studies
Erick Chastain , Dave Plaut How are Faces Special? Eccentricity Bias as a Feasible Computational Inferotemporal Cortex Organization
Will Cooper Jonathan Aldrich Interactive Ownership Type Inference
Peerapong Dhangwatnotai Andrew Moore Mixture Model for Approximate Inference in Bayesian Networks
Juan Fasola Manuela M. Veloso Real-Time Visual Robot Detection and Modeling with Situational Awareness
Ivan Gonzalez Brad Myers Thumb Based Interaction Techniques for Input on a Steering Wheel
Joshua Hailpern Benoit Morel Distributed Detection of New Virus Threats in Large Scale Networks
Matthew Kehrt Jonathan Aldrich Linearity for Objects
Il Sun Lee Peter Steenkiste Managing and Monitoring Spectrum Usage in a Wireless Network
Keunpyo Lee David Garlan Dynamic Architecture Reconstruction with J2EE(tm) Platforms
Hee Gun Lee James Kuffner Enhancing Motion Data with Head and Eye Motion
Akiva Leffert Manuela M. Veloso Learning Others' Calendars
Yuxiang Liu Srinivasan Seshan Managing and Monitoring Spectrum Usage in a Wireless Network
Nicholas Lynn David Garlan Autonomic Computing: Learning to Repair Systems Effectively
David Murray Adaptive LAN-to-Host Multicast: Optimizing End System Multicast via LAN Multicast Integration
Andreas Pfenning Russell Schwartz A Comparative Genomic Approach to Identifying the Plasticity Transcriptome
Gregory Price Frank Pfenning Toward Efficient Proof Search for Linear Logic
Cinar Sahin Scott Fahlman Event Representation in Knowledge Systems with Context Hierarchies
Gwen Stockman Mor Harchol-Balter, Adam Wierman The Impact of Abandonment in Multi-Class Priority Queues
Kanat Tangwonsan Guy Blelloch Active Data Structures and Applications to Dynamic and Kinetic Algorithms
Alex Trevor Optimizing Mobile Sensor Placement for Distributed Ojbect Tracking
Yinmeng Zhang Lenore Blum, Luis Von Ahn Covert Multi-Party Computation
Student Name Academic Advisor Thesis Title
Michael Ashley-Rollman Karl Crary Type-Safety of Stardard ML