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2008 SURF-IT Fellows

Congratulations to the following students for receiving a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Information Technology (SURF-IT) Fellowship in support of their faculty-mentored research projects and creative activities.

Student Name UCI Faculty Mentor
Project Title

Zohrab Basmajian

Professor Sharad Mehrotra

“Semantic” Information Extraction from Free Text

Dean Bottino

Professor Liane Brouillette

Designing Computer Games that Foster Ethical Behavior in Grades 1 and 2

Alex Kindel

Professor Stephen Jenks

Extremely Large-Scale 3D Object Viewing

Lauren Lewis

Professor Rebecca Black

Fanfiction University

Jordan Sinclair

Professor Bill Tomlinson

Computational Metaphor Identification in Political Blogs: Tools for Blog Readers

Ilya Sukharnikov

Professor Stephen Jenks

Extremely Large-Scale Animation

Howard Wong

Professor Jean-Luc Gaudiot

Parallelization of Telemedicine Benchmark for the Xbox 360 Architecture

Andrew Zaldivar

Professor Bill Tomlinson

Green IT

Number of Applications Submitted = 9
Number of Fellowships Awarded = 8

For more information, please contact:

Said M. Shokair, Managing Director
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Information Technology (SURF-IT)
Student Services II, Suite 2300
Phone: 824-4189 e-mail:

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