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Programming Contests

Student Programming Competitions

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Competition: The department will host the annual Southeast ACM Regional Programming beginning of November. Teams of three students write computer programs to solve a set of problems in five hours. Programming teams from the states of MS, AL, GA, SC, and FL compete at the Southeast Region (SER) Contest; the best team represents the region at the world finals. The goal is to improve the skills necessary to solve problems with computers.

UWF Site directors are Drs. Ezhil Kalaimannan, Amitabh Mishra, Bernd Owsnicki-Klewe and team coach is Dr. Brian Eddy.

Student Cyber Competitions

UWF Cybernauts participated and won first place in the Cyber Defense and Incident Response Competitions at the ITEN-Wired Conference in October 2017. The UWF Cybernauts were comprised of Samuel Austin, David Benenati, Sam Janicki, Sammy Lewandowski, Lance Stammer, Thomas Thibaut and Cody Mahaffey. Anthony Pinto, lecturer in the UWF Department of Computer Science and faculty fellow in the Center for Cybersecurity, mentored the students.

The UWF Cyber Club team will compete in the the Florida Center for Cyber Security, The Circuit powered by Circadence, Competition on Friday, October 28, in Tampa. The competition interactive lounge where competitors can test their knowledge, skills and abilities through hands-on-keyboard cyber challenges, lock picking, trivia, and more!

A collaborative event between the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering and the College of Business preparing students for 48 hours of optimized creativity in coding, making connections, and improving presentation and technical skills.

Visit the CodeFest Page for more information.