On April 13, computer science and engineering students from colleges and universities across Texas and Oklahoma will meet at Midwestern State University’s Bolin Science Hall for a day featuring their research projects and presentations. High school students have been invited to observe the event.
The 17th Annual North Texas Area Student Conference (NTASC) is a one-day event sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and chaired by computer science professor Dr. Ranette Halverson. What sets the conference apart from traditional events is that the focus is placed on the presentation of papers and projects by the students themselves, graduate and undergraduate, relating to their experiences in computing and engineering. Presentations will include individual or team projects, research efforts, and major classroom assignments.
The conference is an opportunity for students and faculty to share ideas and experiences while participating in a professional conference at no fee. For high school students, the conference provides a firsthand look at college-level projects in computer science and engineering-related fields and a preview of what they can expect while pursuing a university degree. Last year, 136 college and high school students from across the region attended the conference.
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