Mr. Chi San (Derrick) Lau joined the computer science (CS) faculty as a visiting instructor in fall 2021. Mr. Lau holds an MS in Computer Science degree from UCO. While studying at UCO, Mr. Lau completed the first graduate thesis of the MS in Computer Science program under the supervision of Dr. Jicheng Fu. His research focuses on applying . . .
After serving in the Computer Science Department, the College of Math and Science, and UCO for 39 years, Dr. Bill McDaniel retired on July 30. It is bittersweet for his colleagues and students to see him leave. On the one hand, his retirement is well deserved. On the other hand, we will miss him as a faithful colleague, teacher, and friend.
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Daniel Williams has lived in or near Oklahoma City his whole life. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at UCO. He completed his Master’s in Computer Science in the Fall of 2020. Daniel worked with Dr. Fu to develop an artificial intelligence algorithm to assist wheelchair users in collecting information to promote a healthy . . .
Dr. Junghwan (John) Rhee joined the computer science faculty as a tenure-track associate professor in Fall 2020. Dr. Rhee holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Korea University and a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Before joining the University of Central Oklahoma, . . .
My name is Chi San (Derrick) Lau. I’m from Macau and currently a second-year graduate student. Actually, I’ve already been studying at UCO for three years because my undergraduate degree was not Computer Science (CS): I hold a Bachelor of Law! With no prior knowledge in programming, I had to complete prerequisite courses first. I’m very grateful . . .
Dr. Shuai Zhang is a new assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science since Fall 2019, after he obtained his PhD in Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas in the same year. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electronic Information Science and Technology from the University of Science and Technology of China. Before joining . . .
I came from a background where for computer class, I played Mario games and improved my typing speed. For a person who entered Computer Science thinking HTML was a programming language, I found it difficult in the beginning. Yet, pushing through that class and proceeding onward to the Programming I class acquainted me with Dr. Park. I got into my . . .
Joel Erickson is a recent graduate of UCO with a computer science major. During his undergraduate studies, Joel became interested in applying his computer science knowledge to financial trading. He created a trading infrastructure on his own, which incorporated a number of algorithmic and parameterized trading strategies.
In the summer and fall 2019 . . .