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    Friday, April 20, 2012, 5:30 - 7:00 pm

    UNF University Center


About the Event

The School of Computing Student Symposium was held on Friday, April 20, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in the UNF University Center.  The symposium was attended by over 145 people, including UNF students, Faculty & Staff, and local community members. About 85 students participated as presenters. 


The symposium featured current undergraduate and graduate students involved in course projects, thesis projects, and other types of research projects. Students shared their work via poster presentations. This event provided opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with our students and feedback on their work. 


The event was free and open to the public.  Light refreshments were served.


If you attended, please provide feedback on the event.

Event Materials

Schedule and Directions 


Event Location and Parking

UNF University Center
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224 – 2678

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

Our Sponsors

Special thanks to our corporate sponsors, ICS ( and TEKsystems (, for supporting our students in this event.


Symposium Winners

During the event, each attendee was provided with five “smiley stickers” during check-in. Attendees placed smiley stickers to posters they felt deserve special recognition. 


Winners of the symposium were decided based on the number of stickers received.  Winners of the symposium received cash prizes and award certificates. 


First Place Overall Winner (Prize - $200) 

Poster Title: VLC – The Next Wave of Wireless Communication 

Presenters: Erick Douglas, Nihar Goswami, and Chad Parmenter 


Second Place Overall Winner (Prize - $100) 

Poster Title: Volunteer Management Systems for Helping Hands 

Presenters: Evgeniya Bell, Carlos Calzadilla, Mary Lawrence, and Adamou Siddo 


Third Place Overall Winner (Prize - $50) 

Poster Title: Would you like to share your location? 

Presenters: Cody Ayers, Thomas Kroning, Miguel Perez, and Muhammad Saulat 


Honorable Mention Winners 

Seven 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 of list of honorable mention award winners: 


Poster Title: Volunteer Management Systems for United Way 

Presenters: Eric Bondi, Randall Grice, David Majcher, Gerardo Ornelas, and Marcus Toms 


Poster Title: A-3: Advanced Aerial Assault 

Presenters: Evan Sharp, Lauren Spradlin, and Nathaniel Swanson 


Poster Title: Using secret text and images in audio files 

Presenters: Marion Collins and Joshua Asencio 


Poster Title: UNF Ferret Fetch 

Presenters: Daniel Nicolay, Eugenio Fiallos, Lauren Spradlin, and Tonya Triay 


Poster Title: Zaapf 

Presenters: Adam Lankford, Raymond McDermott, Geoffrey Wark, and Cuong Vo 


Poster Title: RFID in the construction industry 

Presenters: Lukas Brabanski, and Demian Rosenkranz 


Poster Title: My Resume 

Presenters: Javon Green and Donald Smith 


All symposium student presenters received a participation certificate.   


Past Student Symposium

Fall 2011 SoC Student Symposium