Drexel UPE chapter’s report selected as the winner for large chapters at the 2014 Annual Convention of UPE

We are pleased to announce that Drexel University UPE chapter’s report has been selected as the winner for a large chapter at the 2014 Annual Convention of UPE that was held in cyberspace and hosted by the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. More than 20 chapters were represented by participants who had online link to NSU’s Polycom conferencing system.

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Upsilon Pi Epsilon 25th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Alumni Dinner

Drexel’s Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines, invites you to its 25th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Alumni Dinner!

Friday, February 28, 2014

6 to 7 p.m. Research Reception
7 to 9 p.m. Dinner and Lecture

Drexel University Club
MacAlister Hall, 6th Floor
3250 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join us in celebration of Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s 25th anniversary at Drexel University. To honor the milestone, the College of Computing & Informatics will host a reception highlighting award-winning student research, and special guest Michael Brennan PhD ’13, senior consultant at SecondMuse and advocate for global social impact technology projects, will present the keynote lecture, “Affecting Global Change as a Computer Scientist.”

Alumni: $20 per person
Current UPE student members, faculty and staff: Free
All guests: $10
(One guest per person)

Please RSVP for the event at bit.ly/1jC3zI9 by Friday, February 21, 2014.

About the Speaker
Michael Brennan is a Senior Consultant at SecondMuse where he works on global social impact technology projects such as the National Day of Civic Hacking, Random Hacks of Kindness and The International Space Apps Challenge. He is a recent PhD graduate from the Computer Science Department at Drexel University in Philadelphia where he co-founded the Privacy, Security and Automation Lab with his advisor Dr. Rachel Greenstadt and colleague Sadia Afroz. Between 2010 and 2012 he worked as a technologist for the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the Federal Trade Commission. He has also been a member of the Technical Advisory Council for Radio Free Asia’s Open Technology Fund.

The Annual Alumni Dinner is sponsored by the Drexel University Alumni Association.

If you have any questions, contact Julie Fisher at jmf323atdrexeldotedu or 215-895-6275.

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UPE alumni dinner

Gavin Harrison presenting his research to alumni On February 25th we had the strongest turnout since we started our annual alumni dinner 3 years ago!

Gavin Harrison, Walt Mankowski, Lingchuan Meng, Geoff Oxholm, and Paul Snyder did a wonderful job presenting their research posters during the session! Of course, Julie Fisher and Andrea Negro from the Department of Computer Sciencewere indispensable for keeping everything in order!

Check out the photos from the event here!

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Hello world!

Welcome to the new webpage for the Drexel University chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon! Keep up to date with our organization by coming back to this site regularly, or by following us on Facebook!

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