Ira Ceka

CS Student, Undergraduate Researcher

NEWS


(June 2018)
Ira joined IBM Research as an undergraduate intern


(June 2017)
Ira became Head of Marketing at SheHacksBoston




(May 2017)
Ira joined the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines




(May 2017)
Ira became President of Women in Science at UMass Boston




(January 2017)
Ira was selected as a recepient of the Oracle Undergraduate Research Fellowship




(November 2016)
Ira's research proposal was approved for a $500 fund




(May 2016)
Ira will be the Computer Science FSC Peer Mentor for the 2016/2017 school year

ABOUT




Ira is an undergraduate student in Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
(Check out some of her projects here!)

Apart from her interests in CS and research, she holds a deep appreciation for creative short-story writing, poetry, Indo-European languages and cultures, R&B music, and the art of stand-up comedy.

PROJECTS


Listed below are descriptions of several relevant projects. Check 'em out!

Web Development

Web
Development

personal website

[HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JS]
Web Development

Web
Development

WINS club website

[HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JS]
Software Engineering

Software
Engineering

implementing
autocompletion
using binary search

[Java]
Software Engineering

Software
Engineering

WordNet

[Java]
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Web Development

Software
Engineering

use A* search
to solve 8-puzzle
problem

[Java]
Web Development

Software
Engineering

simulate Brownian
motion

[Python]
Software Engineering

Software
Engineering

using dynamic
programming to
compute gsa
of DNA strings

[Java]
Software Engineering

Software
Engineering

simulate guitar
using Karplus-Strong
algorithm

[Python]
Web Development

Software
Engineering

using Markov chain
to create a
statistical model
of English text

[Python]
Web Development

Software
Engineering

estimating percolation
threshold via
Monte Carlo
simulation

[Java]
Software Engineering

Software
Engineering

implmeneting greedy
heuristics to
solve TSP problem

[Python]
...

RESEARCH


Ira's research interests encompass computational neuroscience, bioinformatics, machine learning, data mining, security, and computational linguistics .

Current and past research projects:







Contact



Email: iceka@mit.edu