Sam Siewert's Home Page at UA-Anchorage

Engineering Building, 3310 UAA Drive, 2nd Floor, Office 227C
Mailing Address: 3211 Providence Drive, ENGR 227C, Anchorage, AK  99508
Phone: 907-786-6756
Cell: 303-641-3999
SkypeID: sam.siewert
Google+ID: samuel.siewert
Engineering A219 - Computer Prototype Assembly Lab Manager
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What's all the excitement about Big Data analytics?: Fast and Slow Thinking and TED Talks by Daniel Kahneman, and Experience to Memory,
Big Data Introduction, Raw Data is an Oxymoron, Intel ISTC for Big Data and Cloud Data-Centric Computing provides a tie
into the Cloud.  More: IBM on Big Data, Intel on Big Data, Google on Big Data.

For programming language alternatives to C/C++, Java, MATLAB, Python, and ASM, check out: Go, Halide, R, and Processing.

Thinking of graduate school?  For CE graduate school statistics see CRA for Students.
For a list of CE research and industry opportunity, see the CPAL Research and Opportunity Resources Page.

UA-A Academic Calendar, Curriculum Search, A219 Computer Prototype and Assembly Lab

Spring 2014 Office Hours

Mon & Wed @ 1:00-3:30PM, 5:15-6:00PM (A218 after class)
Tues @ 1:00-6:00PM
Or by Appointment (e-mail

UAA Classes Being Taught this Spring 2013

A331 - Programming Languages
A485 - Computer and Machine Vision
A102 - Introduction to Computer Systems
CRN	Dept.Crs.Sec	Title				Days	Time		Bldg/Rm		Final Exam Info
36073	CSE A331 001	Programming Language Concepts	Mon/Wed	4:00-5:15PM	ENGR 218	FINAL EXAM - Wed, 4/30, 4:00-6:45PM
36079	CSE A485 201	Computer and Machine Vision	DIST ED Rec Wed 9am-12	ENGR 227	FINAL EXAM - On Blackboard, Complete before 11:59Pm May 3rd
31279	CSE A102 001	Introduction to Computer Sys	Tues	10:00-10:50AM	ENGR 228	FINAL EXAM - Tues, 4/29, 10:00-12:45PM
Final Exam Time/Day Finder

UAA Classes Previously Taught 2012-13

  1. A320 - Operating Systems Engineering
  2. A490 - Digital Media and Interactive Systems
  3. A215 - Object Oriented Programming for Engineers, Class Resources.
  4. A335 - Operating Systems Engineering, Class Resources.
  5. A225 - Assembly Language Programming for Engineers, Class Resources.
  6. A490 - Machine Vision and Computer Graphics, Class Resources, now replaced by new courses:A385 - Computer Graphics - TBA and Computer and Machine Vision

CU-Boulder Graduate Classes to Be Taught in 2014 via CAETE Distance Learning

ECEN 5623/4623 - Real-Time Embedded Systems (Library Only, No Lecture), CAETE Registration Page
ECEN 4653/5653 Real-Time Digital Media (Library Only, No Lecture), CAETE Regisetration Page
Link to Linux DVD ISOs for Images used in Class & Labs
Total Phase Analyzers/Generators

On-line Education and Training Links

  1. Udacity - University Courses
  2. Coursera - University Curriculum
  3. Code Academy - Programming Language on-line education
  4. MIT Open Courseware - University Curriculum
  5. Khan Academy - Training
  6. Udemy - Training

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