Department of Mathematics + Computer Science

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Lawrence Tech President's Symposium to cover future of transportation, self-driving cars

Communities and society are profoundly affected by how efficiently, effectively, and safely people and goods move. But what are the proper roles of society and industry in designing future transportation systems? In the 2018 installment of the President’s Symposium Series at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Oct. 11, a panel of experts will discuss those roles, and explore the full-scale implementation of autonomous and advanced driver-assist technologies.
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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Lecture Series: Charter School City: What Detroit can learn from New Orleans market-based school reforms

Harris will explain the surprising lessons of the New Orleans experience for Detroit and other cities, for the role of markets and governments, and for the future of public education.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

LTU wins second straight autonomous vehicle world championship

For the second straight year, Lawrence Technological University is the world champion of autonomous vehicles. LTU won the Self-Drive Challenge competition at the 26th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, held June 1-4 at Oakland University in Rochester.
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Monday, May 21, 2018

Global Robofest competition features science, engineering experts of tomorrow

Teams from Illinois, Michigan, Canada, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, and South Africa took home the top awards in Saturday’s World Robofest Championship, held on the campus of Lawrence Technological University
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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Robofest 2018 world robotics championship coming to Lawrence Tech this weekend

Metro Detroit is once again the global center of robotics competition this weekend, as 216 teams from across the United States and 11 other countries convene this week at Lawrence Technological University’s Ridler Field House for the 2018 Robofest World Championship.
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

LTU's SAE race teams ready for action in annual unveiling

More than 100 Lawrence Technological University students, along with dozens of faculty members and sponsors, gathered in an LTU rite of spring Tuesday – the Blue Devil Motorsports team unveiling.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

LTU ranked in top 50 schools for game design

Lawrence Technological University has earned a No. 34 ranking on The Princeton Review's just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for 2018. It’s the third straight year LTU’s game design program has made the list.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

LTU students compete in 2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)

Eleven LTU students in four teams participated in the 99-hour international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) from Feb. 8 – 12, 2018. The teams had a choice of six open-ended applied problems to solve, using mathematics, computer, science, engineering, and writing skills.
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Monday, January 29, 2018

Global Game Jam brings computer game development marathon to LTU

About 30 software coders, artists, and others with an interest in game development spent the weekend at Lawrence Technological University during the second annual Game Jam on campus.
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Basketball-based math class in Detroit a slam dunk for LTU student-athletes

DETROIT -- “Who likes basketball? Who thinks math will make you better at basketball?” That’s the question George Terrell, a sophomore computer science major at Lawrence Technological University, asks a group of energetic middle school students. Terrell – along with Derek Seidl, a senior mathematics and computer science major – led a two-day workshop called “NBA and Mathematics: Who is the Real MVP?” at Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy, a K-8 magnet school in the Detroit Public School Community District. 
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

New LTU K-12 program combines computer science, physical activity

Lawrence Technological University is launching a new program called CS+PA (Computer Science plus Physical Activities) that uses various exercise activities to illustrate and animate concepts in mathematics and computer science, while learning coding.
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LTU joins academic consortium for connected, autonomous vehicles

Lawrence Technological University was one of 15 colleges and universities across Michigan to sign an agreement Monday creating the Academic Consortium of the American Center for Mobility (ACM).
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Autoliv donates gear to LTU autonomous taxi effort

Autoliv Inc., the world’s largest automotive safety supplier, has donated nearly $9,000 worth of automotive electronics to Lawrence Technological University’s effort to develop an autonomous campus taxi.

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