Fall 2014 School of Computing Symposium

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Friday, December 5, 2014 from 3 PM to 5:30 PM

Grand Banquet Hall

UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center 


About the Event

The School of Computing Symposium features course projects, thesis projects, and other types of faculty research projects carried out by undergraduate and graduate students. Students and faculty will share their work via poster presentations. This event will provide you an opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with our faculty and other computing students.

The event is open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.  The symposium is free but RSVPs are required (registration is closed).


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Our Sponsors 

Special thanks to corporate sponsors for supporting our students in this event. This symposium is supported by annual contributions by members of the School of Computing Advisory Board and local companies. 


Program Schedule

2:15 PM to 2:45 PM – Students setting up their poster
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM – Check-in and registration
3:00 PM – Event kickoff by Dean Tumeo
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM – Attendees view posters and provide feedback
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM – Event closing and announcement of symposium winners

During the event, each attendee will be allowed to vote on six different posters. Attendees can cast a vote via smartphone using QR reader apps. QR Code Reader App should be available for free in the App store relevant to your phone. We will also have few computers at the event location for casting votes. Posters that receive the highest number of votes would be announced as the symposium prize winners.


Event Materials

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Event Location and Parking

UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center 

12000 Alumni Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224 - 2678


The University Center offers complimentary parking to all event attendees. You can find driving instructions at the below link: 


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Symposium Winners

During the event, attendees were provided with seven votes with instructions to cast one vote per poster. Winners of the symposium were decided based on the number of votes received. Winners were recognized with cash prizes and certification awards. Mr. Sam Perone, Managing Director at Merrill lynch and Mr. Khwaja Shaik, Vice President at Bank of America along with Dr. Sherif Elfayoumy, CCEC Associate Dean, and Dr. Judith Solano  Director Emerita presented cash prizes and award certificates to winners of the symposium.



First Place Winner (Prize - $200) 
Poster Title: UNF Library Study Room Reservation System

Presenters: Keith Andrews, Ashley Barr, Gian-Paul Quinones, and Roberto Reyes

Course: CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I

Second Place Winner (Prize - $150) 
Poster Title: Travel Orange: The Mobile Travel Planner

Presenters: Aleksey Charapko, Priyanka Dhoopa Harish, Jici Huang, and Vivekanand Madesi

Course: CAP 6100 - Interface Design and Implementation

 Second Place


Third Place Winner (Prize - $100)
Poster Title: UNF A* Pathfinder

Presenters: Keith Hubbard, Allen Metcalfe, Ruslan Shavlenkov, Spencer Southard, and Aaron Wagner

Course: CAP 4630 - Introduction To Artificial Intelligence

Third Place



Honorable Mention Winners


Ten posters were recognized with honorable mention award for best-in-class poster presentation. Honorable mention winners received $50 cash prize and award certificate. See below for list of honorable mention award winners:

Poster Title: FlexSchedule: An Analytic Approach to Refining the Tool
Presenters: Humam Al-Faiz, Jason Frier, Doaa Gamal, and Glenn Lambert
 Course: CAP 6100 - Interface Design and Implementation
Poster Title: Grey Bowtie: Providing “Next-Level” Transportation Service
Presenters: Felicitas Carter, Tillman Chen, Shayla Copes, and Christopher Koivu
Course: COP 3855 - Web Access and Systems Design
Poster Title: Community Health Outreach Food Pantry Tracking System
Presenters: John Fitzgerald, Robert Goodman, Scot Hancock, and Nolan Wagner
Course: CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I
Poster Title: Active Analytics: Adapting Web Pages Automatically Based on Analytics Data
Presenters: William R. Carle II
Course: Research Projects
Poster Title: Destination Reached: A Solution for the Forgetful
Presenters: Brian Azevedo, Francesco Calabrese, Sam Harris, and Zachary Henry
Course: CIS 2991 - Inventing Mobile Apps for Android Phone & Tablet
Poster Title: National Data Collection and Surveillance
Presenters: Matthew Boatright, Christian Herreros, Charles Kerti, Karthik Sundaresan, and Justin Wilson
Course: CIS 4253 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing
Poster Title: Preventing PUP Problems
Presenters: Richard-Ray Lentz, Robin O'Hara, Chris Pooler, Myles Rayley, and Joshua Rivers
Course: CIS 4365 - Computer Security Policies and Disaster Preparedness
Poster Title: Color Matching AI App
Presenters: Elizabeth Feldman and Mark Robinson
Course: CAP 4630 - Introduction To Artificial Intelligence
Poster Title: Trials of Goku
Presenters: Matthew Myers, Marcus Hagans, and Stephen Jamba
Course: CEN 4535C: Development of Gaming and Mobile


* Symposium presenters received a participation certificate.

Apart from above winners, one other posters received special recognition for the best real world application project. The best real world application project poster was selected by Sam Perone from Merrill Lynch.


Best Real World Application Poster Title: Intelligent Theme Park Guidance Application
Presenters: Reynaldo Avila, Joshua Mercer, Christopher Raley, Brian Sharp, and Aaron Ulmer
Course: CAP 4630 - Introduction To Artificial Intelligence

Participating Courses

Students and Faculty from following courses and research projects will be presenting their work at the symposium. 


Course/Research Project Faculty Description of Posters
CIS 2991 - Inventing Mobile Apps for Android Phone & Tablet Dr. Kenneth E. Martin Android Apps designed and created using App Inventor
CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy Custom built software products for local non-profit organizations
COP 3855 - Web Access and Systems Design Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy An e-business company proposal and website
CAP 6100 - Interface Design and Implementation Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy  UX Study and Redesign of a software product
CIS 4253 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing Mr. James Littleton Overview of an ethical issues relevant to computing field
CAP 4630 - Introduction To Artificial Intelligence Dr. Ching-Hua Chuan Artificial intelligence applications
CEN 4535C: Development of Gaming and Mobile Dr. Ching-Hua Chuan Mobile and gaming apps
CIS 4365 - Computer Security Policies and Disaster Preparedness Dr. Swapnoneel Roy Security policies and disaster planning for organizations
Research Projects Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy Reports and findings from research studies



Past Symposiums


Spring 2014 SoC Symposium


Fall 2013 SoC Symposium


Spring 2013 SoC Symposium

Spring 2012 SoC Student Symposium  


Fall 2011 SoC Student Symposium