Rensselaer's Chapter of UPE


Events

UPE sponsors a number of events on campus that we believe are of interest to Rensselaer students. This list of events will be updated as we adjust our schedule throughout the semester.

For information on our I/O lecture series, see our dedicated page.

Weekly meetings are held on Wednesdays from 4-5pm in Amos Eaton Room 117 and are open to everyone.

Upcoming Events

Apr 22: NP Compete Finals

Come see the stunning conclusion for our competition!

Apr 15: NP Compete Semi Finals

Mar 29, 2017: New member application deadline

Interested in joining UPE? Submit your completed application to the mailbox in Lally 207 before noon. Get the application here.

Mar 29, 2017: NP Compete Quals Close

Enter our semesterly AI competition at npcompete.io!

Mar 26, 2017: UPE Programming Competition

Mar 22, 2017: Java 8

Past Events

Feb 22, 2017: How to Make an AI

Don't think you can make an AI that will win in UPE's NP Compete Competition? Come learn the basics to get you through the competition.

Feb 15, 2017: NP Compete Quals Open

The coolest coding competition around evolved from our AI Competition last semester! Check it out at npcompete.io

Feb 8, 2017: Bloomberg I/O

Want to learn about Search Engine Basics? Join UPE and Bloomberg at Amos Eaton 214 at 6PM!

Feb 1, 2017: Interview Prep

Join UPE for some interview prep before the career fair next week!

Nov 20, 2016: AI Comp

Think you can write the best bot at RPI? Prove it.
To learn more about how to play and how to connect to the game, check out aicomp.io.

Oct 31, 2016: New member application deadline

Interested in joining UPE? Submit your completed application to the mailbox in Lally 207 before noon. Get the application here.

Oct 23, 2016: Programming Competition

All students in the RPI community are in invited to compete. In the past we have had sponsors such as Microsoft, Bloomberg, Palantir, and Google. This semester's prizes will soon be announced!

Oct 19, 2016: Apache Spark I/O

Want to learn about Apache Spark in distributed systems and cloud computing? Come to our I/O!

Sept 28, 2016: Interview Prep

Want to prepare for the career fair this coming Friday? Come visit us in Amos Eaton 117 for some interview prep. Bring your resume!

Sept 21, 2016: Deep Learning I/O

Are you interested in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning? Do you want to learn more? Come to our talk on Deep Learning on September 21, 2016 at 6:30 in Amos Eaton 214.

December 9, 2015: Deep Learning I/O

Are you interested in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning? Do you want to learn more? Come to our talk on Deep Learning on December 9, 2015 at 6:30pm, location TBD.

November 2, 2015: New member application deadline

Interested in joining UPE? Submit your completed application to the mailbox in Lally 207 before noon. Get the application here.

March 30, 2015: New member application deadline

Interested in joining UPE? Submit your completed application to the mailbox in Lally 207 before noon. Get the application here.

March 14, 2015: Pi Day!

UPE celebrated 3.14.15 Day by selling pies at Genericon!

February 11, 2015: Career Fair

Current active members are invited to submit their resumes to our chapter's offical resume book. This book will be handed out during the career fair. Get a job without waiting line!

March 1, 2015: Programming Competition

All students in the RPI community are in invited to compete. In the past we have had sponsors such as Microsoft, Bloomberg, Palantir, and Google. This semester's prizes will soon be announced!

November 13th, 2014: UPE Movie Night

UPE Members got together and watched War Games, a staple movie in any Computer Scientist's movie repertoire!

April 1, 2014: Information Meeting for Prospective Members

Come to learn more about UPE and about our application process. After a short information session, stick around for our regular weekly meeting. We usually discuss open projects, so bring ideas or get involved!

April 6, 2014: Programming Competition

Test your programming skills against the best and brightest RPI has to offer in this semester's Programming Competition. Compete to win prizes such as an iPad, a Nexus 7, and a PlayStation 3! Visit the Programming Competition website for more information.

April 7, 2014 - Noon: Membership applications due:

Make sure you submit your application before the deadline!

October 24, 2012: Open Source Software Festival:

The goal is to introduce more people to the world of Open Source Software and spread knowledge to everyone about this phenomenon.

Speakers
We plan to have a series of speakers throughout the day who are willing to give a 20-minute presentation on any topic within the scope of Open Source Software.

Poster Session
There will be a poster session that displays information on various aspects of Open Source Software. Projects done by RPI students will be highlighted.