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WSU News computing research association’s outstanding undergraduate research award for 2010

Student named finalist for National Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

PULLMAN – Svetlana Lockwood, a senior majoring in computer science at WSU, has been named a finalist in the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award competition for 2010.

This award program recognizes undergraduate students at North American universities who show outstanding research potential in computing research and demonstrated excellence in computing research ability, according to the CRA’s Web site.

Working with WSU Professor Diane Cook, Lockwood conducted unique research to examine the possibility of providing automated living environments with voice-user interfaces.  Providing such automated environments is taking on increasingly importance as the U.S. population age. … » More …