Fall 2017 School of Computing Symposium

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Friday, December 1, 2017 from 3 PM to 6:30 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 is served.  The fall 2017 symposium has ended.


Thanks to all for taking time to attend the symposium and providing comments to our student presentations. Please provide your suggestions to improve the next symposium.

Fall 2017 Symposium Feedback Survey


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. You can find list of advisory board members at CAB.


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 
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Attendees view posters and provide feedback
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM – Event closing and announcement of symposium winners

During the event, each attendee will be allowed to vote on poster of their interests. Attendees can cast their 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

Symposium Flyer


Symposium Poster Listing and Layout




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 10 votes with instructions to vote on their top 10 posters that are award worthy. Winners of the symposium were decided based on the number of votes received. Winners were recognized with cash prizes and certification awards. School of Computing Advisory Board member, Khwaja Shaik,  along with Dr. Bob Roggio, Professor and Dr. Sherif Elfayoumy, School of Computing Director presented cash prizes and award certificates to winners of the symposium.



First Place Winner (Prize - $200) 

Poster Title: VRVisu+ : A Tool for Virtual Reality-based Visualization of MRI Images

Presenters: Jason Smith and Sandeep Reddivari


Course: Research Projects

First place First place

Second Place Winner (Prize - $150)

Poster Title: Deadroad

Presenters: Phillip Balcar, Myles Gayles, Merrick Ghali, Adnane Lokman, and Nick Rosser


Course: CEN 4010 – Software Engineering

 Second Place Second place


Third Place Winner (Prize - $100)

Poster Title: Hi Hello

Presenters: Riya Gharat, Adrian Santos, and Salim Zubair


Course: CEN 4535C   Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications 

Third Place Third place



Honorable Mention Winners


Nine 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: These Are Not the Drones You Are Looking For
Presenters: Karla Clifford, Kourtnie Jenkins, Daniel Sawyer, and Camille Soliman
 Course: CIS 3253 – Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing

Poster Title: StartTrippin
Presenters: Jing Lan, Abdul Ghani Mahmoudi, and Camille Soliman
Course: COP 3855 – Web Systems Development

Poster Title: City Year JAX Impact Dashboard
Presenters: Dorothy Charpentier, Chloe Cruz, Eric Mwaura, and Wafaa Safar
Course: CIS 4327 – IS Senior Project I

Poster Title: 3D Modeling Made Easy Simple 3D View for Blender
Presenters: Purvi Bhatt and Jeremiah Doody
Course: CAP 6100 – Interface Design and Implementation

Poster Title: Detecting Sarcasm in Tweets
Presenters: Richard Lentz, Jayalakshmi Raman, and Dean Rice
Course: Research Projects

Poster Title: Social Welfare using Possibilistic Logic Theory
Presenters: Charlotte Morrison
Course: CIS 6930 – Preferences and Social Computing

Poster Title: Cinder Blocks and Grenades
Presenters: Dorothy Charpentier, Andrew Potts, and Shannon Powell
Course: CEN4535C – Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications

Poster Title: T-Reqs: A Requirements Tracking Application
Presenters: Mohammed Salman Khan, Jeevan Pandey, Jayalakshmi Raman, and Dean Rice
Course: CEN 6016 – Engineering of Software I

Poster Title: Product Spy
Presenters: Abubakr Hassan and Kyle Stanton
Course: CEN 4010 – Software Engineering

* Symposium presenters received a participation certificate.

Apart from above winners, two other posters received special recognition for the most innovative and the best real world application projects. The most innovative project was selected by representatives  from Ernst & Young Global Limited (https://www.ey.com/) and real world project were selected by representatives from feature[23] (http://feature23.com/).


Most Innovative Project Poster Title: Irma Source Code Visualization 

Presenters: Jeremy Futral, Samuel Matloob, Charlotte Morrison, Ahmed Moussa, and Nathan Wheeler
Course: CEN 6016 – Engineering of Software I


Best Real World Application Poster TitleLeaf’s Adventure
Presenters: Austin Neveau
Course: CEN4535C – Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications

Votes count for top 10 posters:
Poster No.      Poster Title      Course Votes Received
39 VRvisu+ : A Tool for Virtual Reality-Based Visualization of MRI Images Research Projects 36
50 Deadroad CEN 4010 - Software Engineering 35
45 Hi Hello CEN4535C – Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications 32
20 City Year JAX Impact Dashboard CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 28
30 3D Modeling Made Easy Simple 3D View for Blender CAP 6100 - Interface Design and Implementation 27
46 Cinder Blocks and Grenades CEN4535C – Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications 27
25 Yoga 4 Change Tracking Management System CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 25
4 These Are Not the Drones You Are Looking For CIS 3253 – Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing 23
43 Leaf’s Adventure CEN4535C – Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications 22
34 Detecting Sarcasm in Tweets Research Projects 21

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 3253 - Legal and Ethics Issues in Computing Mr. James Littleton Overview of an ethical issues relevant to computing field
CAP 6100 - Interface Design and Implementation Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy User experience and interface design projects
CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy Custom built software products for local non-profit organizations
COP 3855 - Web Systems Development Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy An e-business company proposal and website
CEN 4535C - Development of Gaming and Mobile Apps Dr. Ching-Hua Chuan Developing custom mobile and/ game apps
CEN 6016 – Engineering of Software I Dr. Sandeep Reddivari      Custom built software products
CEN 4010 - Software Engineering      Dr. Sandeep Reddivari   Custom built software products
CIS 6930 - Special Topic Course Dr. Xudong Liu Research projects on social preference modeling
COP 4710/5716 - Data Modeling Dr. Ayan Dutta Relational data modeling projects
Research Projects Dr. Swapnoneel Roy Reports and findings from research studies



Past Symposiums


Spring 2017 SoC Symposium  



Fall 2016 SoC Symposium  


Spring 2016 SoC Symposium 


Fall 2015 SoC Symposium


Spring 2015 SoC Symposium 


Fall 2014 SoC Symposium


Spring 2014 SoC Symposium


Fall 2013 SoC Symposium


Spring 2013 SoC Symposium

Spring 2012 SoC Student Symposium  


Fall 2011 SoC Student Symposium