Eberto Ruiz ’19 had trouble staying awake at the wheel. That was the seed of his idea for a system that vibrates the steering wheel if a driver drifts off, one of many innovative projects from the 2018 5C Hackathon.
There’s a challenge in computer science – specifically, in face-tracking software that cannot read the faces of people with dark skin. Chinasa Okolo ’18, a computer science major, is working to fix that.
The heart of a Pomona College education is the connection between students and professors. Each spring, juniors and seniors honor a group of outstanding and influential professors, recognizing their excellence in teaching.
As Pomona College seniors prepare to slip into their graduation gowns and turn to an exciting new chapter of their lives, there is a big item on their to-do list that awaits a checkmark: senior thesis.
"I’ve seen how summer research allows students to gain command of an area in their chosen discipline, and carry the confidence and excitement from that experience forward in their undergraduate careers and beyond."