A Poster and Project Exhibition was held by the Department of Computer Science on Friday 19 May 2017 in Armacost Science Building. It was the first exhibition of its kind at the Baccalaureate level.
The main purpose of the exhibition was to showcase the projects of students of BS (Hons) Computer Sciences to promote a culture of research and innovation among the undergraduates and to raise awareness about their work. It presented 30 posters made by 75 students based on their two-semester work on a variety of computer science projects. The exhibition was organized by the Committee for Senior Projects, Department of Computer Science, in collaboration with the Formanites Computing Society and was sponsored by the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC). The exhibition was open for all to visit. The visitors, including FCCU’s Rector, Dr James Tebbe, deans, chairpersons, faculty, students, university staff, alumni and guests from outside the University, took keen interest in the exhibits and demonstrations by the presenters. Originally, the exhibition was to be open from 10am to 12pm (2 hours), but keeping in view the visitors’ interest, it was extended by 2 hours till 2 pm. Encouraged by the positive response from the visitors and considering the learning benefits of this exercise, the Department has decided to make this a regular event.