During the final days of the Data Science REU Program, student research teams prepare posters of their work and compete in a poster competition at WPI. The winning Team/Poster is nominated for admission to the CUR Symposium where they present and defend their poster to attendees and act student ambassadors of the WPI Data Science REU.
This year, we proudly to sponsored the winning REU 2017 Team of Apoorva Nori and Cole Polychronis, who presented their winning poster at the CUR Symposium on October 22 and 23. Apoorva Nori, NYU and Cole Polychronis, Westminster College, UT, titled their work, "Turning Design Artifacts into Assets: Capturing and Analyzing User Interaction in Web-based Data." They worked with Professor Lane Harrison, among others, on this significant work.
This was CUR's 7th Research Experience for Undergraduates Symposium. It features student posters, a graduate school recruitment fair, and for faculty and students, a professional development workshop. This year's CUR was held at the Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia, near the site of the new National Science Foundation.