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Johannes at the 11th Annual CSTEP Summer Research Symposium

Johannes served for the fourth time as a judge for the Annual Summer Research Poster Symposium of the Collegiate Science & Technology Program (CSTEP) this morning. CSTEP is a grant-funded program sponsored by the New York State Department of Education to support talented underrepresented students pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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Sykhere presents results of his LSAMP Summer Research Internship

Sykhere’s LSAMP Summer Research Internship in the group is coming to an end and he has been presenting the results of the work he has conducted with Mojtaba on three occasions over the last few days, i.e., at the LSAMP Summer Research Program Symposium (poster) and the 23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference in Niagara Falls (poster and talk). The title of his presentation is “Applicability Domain of Machine Learning Models for the Structurally Limited Chemical Data Sets Generated by Virtual High-Throughput Screening”. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program seeks to diversify the STEM workforce by significantly
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Categories: Awards, Conferences, News, and Outreach.

Sykhere Brown joins the group as undergraduate No 12, sponsored by LSAMP Summer Research Internship

Sykhere Brown, a veteran of Johannes’ CE 451 Computer-Aided Research class, joins the group as its 12th undergraduate research assistant. Sykhere will work with Mojtaba on machine learning problems, in particular on devising techniques to assess the range of applicability of data-derived models. His stay in the group during the summer is sponsored by an LSAMP Summer Research Internship. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program seeks to diversify the STEM workforce by significantly increasing the numbers of students that successfully complete high-quality degree programs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Particular emphasis is placed
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Categories: Awards, News, Outreach, and Team.

Johannes at the 10th Annual CSTEP Summer Research Symposium

Johannes served (for the third time after 2014 and 2015) as a judge for the 10th Annual Summer Research Poster Symposium of the Collegiate Science & Technology Program (CSTEP) this morning. CSTEP is a grant-funded program sponsored by the New York State Department of Education to support talented underrepresented students pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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Johannes at the 22nd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference

Johannes represented the CBE department at the Student Round Tables during the Grad School Opportunities Fair of the 22nd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference in Niagara Falls this morning. The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at UB is a federally funded TRIO program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The McNair Program is designed to provide encouragement and services to low-income and first-generation college students, and increase participation from underrepresented groups in pursuing doctoral study.
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