William and Marilyn Ingersoll Emeritus Professor of Computer Science John F. Dooley and associate professor of Computer Science David Bunde have been awarded a $27,500 grant from the Scripps Foundation. The grant is intended to upgrade and enhance the Computer Science Department’s laboratory facilities. In addition to new desktop computers and a new departmental server, the CS department will buy 25 Raspberry Pi credit-card sized computers and a number of sensors to work with them. The Raspberry Pi’s will be used for robotics and embedded software projects. The grant will also be used to acquire two new Virtual Reality headsets to be used in the research of new associate professor of Computer Science Monica McGill.

 

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