Fall 2016 School of Computing Symposium

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Friday, December 2, 2016 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 symposium is free but registration is required (Registration for this event is now closed).

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.


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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. 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 invest 100 UNF e-Dollars on poster of their interests. Attendees can cast an investment 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


Program Schedule




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 rate up to 10 posters in the scale of 1 (low) to 10 (high) that are award worthy. Winners of the symposium were decided based on the ratings received. Winners were recognized with cash prizes and certification awards. School of Computing Advisory Board members along with 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: JRCS Volunteer Management Solution

Presenters: Christian J. Bartram, Molly Johnson, Whitley E. Turner, and Clayton Walters

Course: CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I

First place First place  

Second Place Winner (Prize - $150)

Poster Title: V-Menu Restaurant Management System

Presenters: Matthew Boyette, William Mejia, Demetrius Myers, and Slaven Popadic


Course: CEN 4010 – Software Engineering

 Second Place Second place  


Third Place Winner (Prize - $100)

Poster Title: Head Start Volunteer Tracking System

Presenters: Felicitas Carter, Tillman Chen, Ashley Darling, and Shawna Gerard


Course: CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I

Third Place Third place  



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 for list of honorable mention award winners:

Poster Title: The Brisk Bartender
Presenters: Tahir Azizi, Kevin Bell, Andrew Greer, Stephen Hartman, and Rishav Sarangi
 Course: COP 3855 – Web Systems Development

Poster Title: UNF Hunger Free City
Presenters: Nathan Commons, Naga Kanaparthy, Logan McManus, and Justy Tubalado
Course: CEN 4010 – Software Engineering

Poster Title: Hope Haven Donor Management System
Presenters: Brennan Hinck, Tejas Mistry, Charolette M. Morrison, and Royce M. Rhoden
Course: CIS 4327 – IS Senior Project I

Poster Title: UNF Career Services
Presenters: Bashayr Alkhelaiwi and Ethi Pahuja
Course: CAP 6100 – Interface Design and Implementation

Poster Title: Drop'n Pop'n Math
Presenters: Purvi Bhatt, Jeremiah Doody, and Ethi Pahuja
Course: CEN 6016 – Engineering of Software I

Poster Title: Pokemon Puzzle Pop
Presenters: Ana Garcia, Andrew Iguina, and Alexander Wills
Course: CEN4535C – Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications

Poster Title: Applied Software Engineering
Presenters: Elizabeth Moreno
Course: Research Projects

* 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 and real world projects were selected by representatives from Randrr (http://www.randrr.com/).   


Most Innovative Project Poster Title: Tensorflow

Presenters: Shannon Birchell
Course: CIS6930 Machine Learning/Research


Best Real World Application Poster Title: Stock Overflow
Presenters: Jeremiah Akins, John Alongi, Chase Ashley, Amanda Davis, and Jie Xiao
Course: CEN 4010 – Software Engineering
Votes count for top 10 posters:
Poster No.      Poster Title      Course Votes Received
20 JRCS Volunteer Management Solution CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 290
6 V-Menu Restaurant Management System CEN 4010 - Software Engineering 280
10 Head Start Volunteer Tracking System CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 237
21 Hope Haven Donor Management System CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 235
14 CANS Tracking System CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 228
17 Special Needs Camporee Registration System CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 227
16 piper CIS 4327 - IS Senior Project I 225
26 UNF Career Services CAP 6100 - Interface Design and Implementation 200
27 Drop'n Pop'n Math CEN 6016 – Engineering of Software I 284
5 UNF Hunger Free City CEN 4010 - Software Engineering 183

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
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 Mr. Edwin Harris An e-business company proposal and website
CEN 6016 – Engineering of Software I Dr. Sandeep Reddivari      Custom built software products
CEN 4010 - Software Engineering      Dr. Douglas Leas      Custom built software products
CEN4535C - Development of Gaming and Mobile Applications Dr. Ching-Hua Chuan Gaming and Mobile app development
CIS6930 - Machine Learning/Research Dr. Ching-Hua Chuan Research projects on machine learning
Digital Humanities Initiative Dr. Clayton McCarl Digital humanities projects
Research Projects Dr. Karthikeyan Umapathy Reports and findings from research studies



Past Symposiums


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