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Picture Perpetual Amoah
Undergraduate Researcher
Algorithms & Applications Group

Parasol Laboratory url: http://parasol.tamu.edu/~pamoah/
Department of Computer Science and Engineering email:
Texas A&M University office: 407E HRBB
College Station, TX 77843-3112 tel: (979) 847-8835
USA fax: (979) 458-0718


Introduction

Hello, my name is Perpetual Amoah, a junior of Texas Southern University (Houston, TX), Department of Computer Science. My cumulative GPA is 3.96/4.0 and I will be graduating in May 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and an Associates degree in Physics. One of my goals is to enroll in graduate school by fall 2007.

This site is about my Summer 2005 undergraduate research experience in Computer Science through the Distributed Mentor Project (DMP) at Texas A & M University. I'm working under an absolutely awesome advisor and mentor, Dr. Nancy Amato, with the great bunch of Ph.D. students in the PARASOL lab.

I hope that the DMP program will continue to offer research experiences to female undergraduates for a long time to come.

Research Interest

I am interested in simulating group behaviors, motion planning for static and dynamic environments and bioinformatics.

Research Links

The links below contain an account of my marvelous experience in Texas A & M University, College Station. I can honestly say that this summer is my best summer in the United States of America. I have met many wonderful people, made great progress on Composable Group Behaviors research. Also, I have grown personally in the area of self-esteem, gained more confidence about my major and I really know what to do after graduation. Texas A & M University and the DMP program will always hold pleasant memories. Thanks to my advisor Dr. Nancy Amato, Samuel Rodriguez, my Ph.D. student mentor and all people in Parasol Lab!


My Mentors Journal Entries Research Documents Reference Documents
Prof. Dr. Nancy Amato week 1 to week 10 Research Plan Simulating Group Behaviors
Samuel Rodriguez (PHD student) Abstract Composable Group Behaviors
John Maffei (PHD student) 1st Presentation Gross Motion Planning
Final Paper Probabilistic Roadmaps for Path Planning
Approach for Feature-Sensitive Motion Planning


Publications