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Education, Internet, and Technology


Artificial Intelligence and Improved Hardware Architecture GCI team aims to redesign the shape of the computer

April 26, 2021 by Monroe Roush '21 | Education, Internet, and Technology

The Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) is the backbone of the first and second-year experience in the Schmid College of Science and Technology and the Fowler School of Engineering. Although the past year has brought many challenges, GCI teams are continuing to innovate from home. One sophomore team is finding ways to improve computer hardware design

Scaled-Down Centralized Autonomy Arshia Behzad, Zubair Lakhia, Tracie Okumura, Brinly Xavier, Stephen White

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Eliminating drunk, drugged, and distracted driving is a serious challenge that the world has yet to solve. We thought it best to approach this challenge from a technological direction. We built a self-driving car that receives a camera feed, reroutes it to a stronger server, and sends instructions back to the car. This method of

Panther Pickup Application Mica Marietta, Jessie Roux, Madeline Johnson, Andy Aanguiano, Brendalyn Figueira, Kate Harder​

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Drunk and distracted driving is a problem that is very prevalent in college communities. To combat this, we have created prototypes for an application called Panther Pickup, an app that is intended to prevent drunk and distracted driving in the Chapman community and is a renovated version of Public Safety’s Safe Ride. Through feedback from

Using a data-driven algorithm to access website credibility and inform the public of fake news Benjamin Kahn, Cameron Irving, Edmund Vu, Thomas Trinh

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Using an algorithm that has been driven by data taken from our own research, we have built a website that anyone can use to input an article that they find online and receive a score that will correlate to how credible said website is in regards to whether or not it can be categorized as

Crafting a Better GCI: Why don’t teams stay together? Jessica Almos, Abby Bechtel, Lucy Chalekian, Jordyn Margolis, Cody Paresa, Apple Sheng

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

GCI is a course that challenges students tackle broad issues in teams within their first 2 years at Chapman University A survey was sent out to students enrolled in their last semester (GCI 250) to gather anonymous information regarding when and why people switch groups, as well as their overall satisfaction with the course The

An Analysis of Effects of VR Exercise on Physical and Mental Health Meghana Shastri, Ethan Dang, Jason Song, Kelly Hawkshaw

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

With technology advancing at an exponential rate, it is likely that virtual reality will soon become a integral part of life simply due to the fact it is applicable in so many areas. The purpose of our research was to perform a synthesis of virtual reality exercise research in order to gain a stronger understanding

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