MCSGustavus Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Blog

Building a Custom PC for the UX Lab

Erin Kock, Peacebridge Osei, and Andreas Xu joined me in what was an incredible experience. We got together on a Friday afternoon to assemble the machine and from the moment we started assembling the components, it was clear that we were working with a team of highly skilled individuals.

MCS Scholarship: Dr. Jeff Ford

  Since Summer of 2021 Dr. Jeff Ford has been a Team-based Inquiry Learning fellow at the NSF-funded TBIL institute at University of South Alabama. This is a group of faculty who work to write open-source textbooks using the TBIL pedagogy and conduct research on the effectiveness of this teaching method, In Summer 2023 Dr. […]

MCS Scholarship

 Dr. Jacob Siehler published an article the College Math Journal titled New Problems in Port-and-Sweep Solitaire. You can read a copy of the article here. You can learn more about Port-and-Sweep Solitaire along with Dr. Siehler’s other research interests by visiting his homepage.

MCS Scholarship

    Dr. Ella Burnham co-lead a breakout session titled “How to communicate in an online statistics course“. The session was part of the summer meeting of the United States Conference on Teaching Statistics at State College in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Dongji Feng Joins MCS Department

    The MCS Department is excited to welcome Dr. Dongji Feng. Dr Feng comes to us after earning his PhD in computer science from Auburn University.  His research interests are in auto machine learning, auto text generation, and information retrieval.   

Dr. Guarionex Salivia joins the MCS Department

  The MCS Department is excited to welcome Dr. Guarionex Salivia back to the department. Dr. Salivia was a visiting computer science instructor in 2012. He returns to the department after 11 years as a professor at the University of Minnesota at Mankato. Dr. Salivia’s research interests are in human computer interaction