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PSC Recognizes Fox Chapel Students for Computation in Science Projects

Projects Use Latest Technology to Help Disabled, Visually Impaired People

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Science projects by two students from Fox Chapel Area Senior High School, Pittsburgh, have earned special recognition from Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) for excellence in computer programming.

Sonia Appasamy designed a computerized tool that helps people with visual impairment by automatically converting a camera feed or a photographic image to a simplified, more cartoon-like image with sharper boundaries and contrasts. Suvir Mirchandani created a web browsing system that scans eye movement and brain waves to allow people who do not have use of their arms to surf the Internet.

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PSC Biannual Reports Take Three Hermes Creative Awards

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

PSC Spring 2014 Biannual ReportPSC’s Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 biannual reports, “People. Science. Collaboration,”

have received high recognition in the 2014 Hermes Creative Awards. The publications

garnered platinum awards in Publications/Other and Writing/Technical, and a gold award

for Design/Publication Overall.

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