Computer Science

Faculty Mentor: Stan Franklin

Faculty Mentor's Department: Computer Science,


Project Description: Our Cognitive Computing Research Group (CCRG) is engaged in cognitive modeling research via our LIDA conceptual and computational model of how minds work <>. The Computational LIDA subgroup of the CCRG would welcome programmers to help with the continuing development of a LIDA computational framework that facilitates the development of LIDA controlled agents in various domains. In addition to valuable programming experience, a participant will learn the LIDA model and its architecture, and may co-author a published research paper describing their work.

Requirements for Student applicants: Java programming skills and interest in how minds work

Starting Date: Anytime

Method of Compensation: Volunteer or Credit via COMP 4901 Individual Studies in Computer Science

 Faculty Mentor: Lan Wang

Faculty Mentor's Department: Computer Science,

Phone/Email: 901.678.2727,

Project Description: We welcome undergraduate
students to our Networking Research Lab (NetLab). NetLab's research areas include: fault-tolerance and security in network protocol design; network measurement techniques; scalable network simulator design; routing protocol design; and sensor network protocols.

Requirements for Student applicants: Open only to undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.4 and above in the Computer Science Department

Starting Date: Anytime

Method of Compensation: Volunteer, Academic Credit, or Stipend (all are possible depending on the students' experience level).