Welcome!

The LupLab is a Computer Science Education (CSEd) research group, hosted in the Department of Computer Science, at the University of California, Davis, and headed by Prof. Joël Porquet-Lupine.

Our activities focus primarily on pedagogical and curricular innovation for teaching undergraduate computer science courses.

Latest news

  • Four students to present at the 32nd Annual UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference

    Four students from LupLab will present their work at the 32nd Annual UC Davis Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference. Madison Brigham will talk about her work on class participation in core CS classes, Hiroya Gojo will present his automatic seat assignment tool, Zesheng Xing will present his github takedown tool, and Arjun Kahlon will talk about his ongoing effort to develop a commenting system for code gists.

  • Paper accepted at ITiCSE 2021

    The paper entitled “Gender Differences in Class Participation in Core CS Courses” that Madison Brigham and I submitted at ITiCSE 2021 (the 26th annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education) was accepted.

  • Talk at SoTL 2020

    Congratulations to Madison Brigham for presenting our study on “Gender Differences in Class Participation in Core Computer Science Classes” at SoTL’2020 to a live (online) audience!

  • Best teaching award 2019/2020

    Joël Porquet-Lupine wins the Best Teaching Award of the CS department, given by the College of Engineering. Recognition video is now available.

  • LupLab's website is live!

    In order to make the creation of the LupLab@UCD real, we’re launching a website. Happy browsing!