Students at Work
Computer Science students at New Paltz are busy at work this semester. Literally. Several students are working as interns for local companies or else working on projects from campus that directly benefit local organizations.
Mixpool has three of our students working as paid and unpaid interns. Justin Kaczmar is doing web developement using php/cake. Vinnie Carnevale is writing an Android app and Taino Ryan is doing the same app for the iPhone.
Cornerstone Services (www.cornerstonemailing.com)
Nate Krantz is working on web page development for Cornerstone.
Natural Currents (www.naturalcurrents.com)
Janis Jackson, a graduate student, is developing an Android app that allows Natural Currents to exchange data between installed equipment and an Android phone and from there, upload machine data to a server.
NYNJ Trails Conference:
Conor Branagan and Jackie Sagaas are developing an Android app that displays one of the NYNJTC's many maps and will allow users to follow their progress on the map using GPS tracking while hiking on any one of the many trails in the Hudson Valley. A similar app with a different skill is being developed for Mohonk Preserve.
A second Trails Conference app is an Invasive Species Tracking app. Trails Conference members, while out hiking, can document the presence and extent of invasive species growth. This kind of information can help various organizations plan attempts to eradicate thee species.
The Dorsky Museum currently has an exhibit of 19th century woven coverlets from Huguenot Street in New Paltz. These coverlets were created on looms that were driven by a 19th century version of computer technology. The app recreates this technology in the context of an Android tablet.
The website xtreme-football.net offers hosting services for PS3 and Xbox360 Madden Football Leagues. The site was developed by a former student, Vicente Chavez, and this semester Amanda Ojie is doing performance tuning on the database aspects of the site.