TAMS students & CSE faculty earn 1st place in ACM ASSETS Conference, advancing to Grand Finals

TAMS students holding award and shirts from the 2023 ASSETS Conference
TAMS students holding 1st place award and shirts at the 2023 ASSETS Conference, hosted by ACM SIGACCESS.

Sehej Kumar & Shreyas Kotla, both students enrolled in the Texas Academy of Math & Science (TAMS) at UNT, worked alongside CSE Associate Chair, Dr. Stephanie Ludi on a research project entitled, "AudioQ: A Debugging Extension for Visually Impaired Developers," presented at the 25th Annual ACM SIGACCESS "ASSETS" Conference.

The ASSETS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, hosted by the ACM SIGACCESS organization, is the premier forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, use, and education related to computing for people with disabilities and older adults. All contributions are peer-reviewed by an international Program Committee.

The team's presentation earned 1st Place in the Undergraduate Student Research Competition (SRC) portion, advancing to the SRC Grand Finals.

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering wishes both early-college students and faculty the best of luck moving forward in their presentations. 

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas (UNT) is the nation's first early college entrance residential program for gifted high school aged students. If admitted into TAMS, students withdraw from their high schools and enter the world of university education at UNT.

Find out more information about the program here: https://tams.unt.edu/

Find out more information about the conference here: https://www.sigaccess.org/