Meet the 2017 Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship Winners

Every year the IEEE Computer Society receives outstanding applications for the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship (UPE). This year, the global competition for the scholarship was even tougher than usual, the result of which was an outstanding field of winners.

UPE is the first and only, existing international honor society in the Computing and Information disciplines, and it has received endorsements from the two largest computer organizations in the world, the IEEE Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). UPE is also a charter member of The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES). UPE recognizes academic excellence in the computing and information disciplines, according to the Association of College Honor Societies.

Here are the winners of this year’s competition. Congratulations to all of them! Continue…

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IEEE Computer Society Selects Winners of the Lance Stafford Larson Writing Award

Artur Luis Fernandes de Souza and Davide Quarta won first prize, respectively, in the undergraduate and graduate Lance Stafford Larson Writing Award competitions.

The IEEE Past President Robert Larson and his family established the Lance Stafford Larson Writing Award in memoriam to their son who died in an electrical accident while an undergraduate at the University of Maryland. The award helps students develop excellence in their communication skills and motivates students in their achievements in computer science. Continue…

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