LTRG

Research Group

Learning Transformation Research Group

demoThe Learning Transformation Research Group (LTRG) at Virginia Tech aims to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in K-12 curricula.

ACM

SIGSIM

ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) on SImulation and Modeling (SIM)

ACM SIGSIMAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGSIM aims to promote and disseminate the advancement of high quality state-of-the-art in Modeling and Simulation (M&S) across a broad range of interests and disciplines.

CS @ VT

Computer Science

Virginia Tech

demoThe Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech consists of more than 40 faculty members and offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Software Products Developed

Software Name: Security Tips
Description: This universal iOS app provides tips and guidelines for the U.S. Senators, their staff members, and the U.S. senate employees for use of iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) and Apple Watch in a secure manner and by protecting privacy.
Platform: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Release Date: November 4, 2016
Developed By: Osman Balci

 

Software Name: WVTF RadioIQ
Description: Anywhere in the world, at any time…. listen to RADIO IQ or WVTF Public Radio, your Virginia connection to the best public radio news, information, and cultural programming from our award winning newsroom, NPR, and the vast universe of public radio content. 
Platform: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Release Date: June 10, 2016     Download
Developed By: Osman Balci

 

Software Name: VT ABP Ordering
Description: Au Bon Pain customer order printing at Virginia Tech.
Platform: iPad
Release Date: January 12, 2016
Developed By: Osman Balci

 

Software Name: CandyBot
Description: An educational game designed to support middle school students’ learning about fractions and functions by using symbols to represent functions that transform inputs into desired outputs.
Platform: All iPads and iPad Minis with iOS version 6.0 or higher
Release Date: April 2, 2015     Download
Developed By: Serdar Aslan, Anderson Norton, Osman Balci, and Steven Boyce
Award: Awarded the Best Educational App of 2015 by Balefire Labs.

 

Software Name: CandyDepot
Description: An educational game that focuses on a critical mental activity referred to as units coordination and is intended for middle school mathematics students.
Platform: iPad and iPad Mini
Release Date: August 27, 2013     Download
Developed By: Serdar Aslan, Anderson Norton, and Osman Balci

 

Software Name: VTGemini
Description: A universal iOS app providing guided emergency response and notification for the Virginia Tech community.
Platform: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Release Date: April 29, 2013     Download
Developed By: Kyle L. Schutt, Osman Balci, and Carl Harris

 

Software Name: CandySpan
Description: A simple, fun puzzle game that challenges your “working memory”, which can be used by researchers and educators to measure your current skill level.
Platform: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Release Date: January 20, 2013     Download
Developed By: Serdar Aslan, Kirby Deater-Deckard, and Osman Balci

 

Software Name: CandyFactory Educational Game
Description: A digital game that teaches the concept of fractions to middle school students based on splitting operations with partitioning and iterating.
Platform: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Release Date: For all iOS devices: July 14, 2011        Download
For iPad, Version 2.0: April 30, 2014   Download
Developed By: Serdar Aslan, Anderson Norton, and Osman Balci

 

Software Name: Web-based Evaluation Environment (EE)
Description: A web-based client-server software system enabling geographically dispersed people to conduct complex evaluation projects.
Platform: Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Release Date: 2002
Developed By: Robin J. Adams, David S. Myers, and Osman Balci

 

Software Name: Evaluation Environment (EE)
Description: An integrated set of software tools providing computer-aided assistance in conducting complex evaluations.
Platform: NextStep, OpenStep, Windows NT, 95, 98, 2000, and XP
Release Date: 1998
Developed By: Anders I. Bertelrud and Osman Balci

 

Software Name: Visual Simulation Environment (VSE)
Description: An integrated development and execution environment for object-oriented visual modeling and simulation applications.
Platform: NextStep, OpenStep, Windows NT, 95, 98, 2000, and XP
Release Date: 1997-2002
Developed By: Anders I. Bertelrud, Charles M. Esterbrook, and Osman Balci