Celebrating the Department of Computer Science and Engineering's 50th Anniversary

Computer Science and Engineering Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

The University at Buffalo Department of Computer Science and Engineering is hosting a 50th anniversary celebration on September 28 to October 1, 2017. This event offers many opportunities to socialize and network with students, faculty and alumni, including a Golf Outing, Graduate Research Conference, and Alumni Symposium.

For those who have grants that cover travel costs. We have created a special event, the 'Emerging Topics in Computing Symposium', which will be held concurrently on September 28th - October 1st and shares sessions with the Graduate Research Conference and Alumni Symposium.

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50th Anniversary Program

Note: For those who have grants that cover travel costs. We have created a special event, the 'Emerging Topics in Computing Symposium', which will be held concurrently on September 28th - October 1st and shares sessions with the Graduate Research Conference and Alumni Symposium.

Emerging Topics in Computing (ETC) Symposium (September 28st - October 1st) details

Thursday, September 28th - Welcome Reception & Undergraduate Demonstrations

WELCOME RECEPTION & UNDERGRADUATE DEMONSTRATIONS - 5:00PM TO 8:00PM, DAVIS HALL

Join us for a welcome reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and family are all encouraged to attend. Enjoy photo opportunities by our guestbook wall and tours of Davis Hall provided by our student volunteers. Undergraduate students will be presenting demonstrations and posters of their work and winners will be awarded near the end of the evening. Come to mingle and network as the Department of Computer Science and Engineering kicks off its 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Friday, September 29th - Golf Outing, Area Tours, Graduate Research Conference

GRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Graduate Research Conference Details

TOURS OF BUFFALO AND NIAGARA FALLS - 9:30AM, VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Hop on the Buffalo Open-Air Autobus for a 'Whirlwind Tour' of Buffalo, or join our student volunteers for walking tours of the downtown area and Niagara Falls. Bus tours leave from the University at Buffalo North Campus at 9:30am.

GOLF OUTING - 11:30AM, GLEN OAK

Join us for a round of golf at the magnificent Glen Oak Golf Course. All alumni, family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. The format for the event is a 4 person scramble with prizes awarded for the longest drive, closest to the pin, a putting contest and winning foursome. All proceeds benefit the fund to support current and future CSE student activities. Please register by August 1st, 2017.

COOK-OUT DINNER - 5:30PM TO 9:00PM, GLEN OAK

A casual dinner reception at Glen Oak hosted by Dr. Chunming Qiao and featuring the Department of Computer Science and Engineering House Band. The welcome desk opens at 5:30pm with music and remarks from Dr. Qiao beginning at 6:00pm. Dinner at 7:00pm followed by an award ceremony with prizes for the winners of the Undergraduate Demonstrations and Graduate Research Conference. Join us in celebrating our students and alumni!

Saturday, September 30th - Alumni Symposium, 50th Anniversary Banquet

ALUMNI SYPOSIUM

Alumni Symposium Details

50TH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET

Our 50th Anniversary Banquet commences with a cocktail reception at 6:00pm with dinner to follow at 6:30pm. An interactive session of 'Best Memories about CSE' begins at 7:30pm, hosted by Roger Choplin and Sreenivas Gollapudi.

Sunday, October 1st - Brunch

BRUNCH - CENTER FOR THE ARTS