Bowen develops UA ‘Best Undergraduate Research’ plus national attention

By Associated Engineering Press

Matthew Bowen, a sophomore at the University of Alabama, is preparing to ‘MoVVE’ into a promising career in software design.

A computer science major, Bowen was recognized at a UA ceremony on March 30 with the 2015 award “Best Undergraduate Research.”

In addition, Bowen earned second place in the Association for Computing Machinery Student Research Competition in Kansas City, Mo., sponsored by Microsoft Research. His work was accepted for the 2015 Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education Conference.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: April 3, 2015    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, In The News, Research, Students    /    Features: