Katrin Schenk

Fighting Alzheimer’s: Randolph receives grant for Alzheimer’s patient monitoring research

Physics professor Katrin Schenk and Emad Davis '19 collaborate on the project to develop software that helps caregivers monitor Alzheimer's patients

Physics professor Katrin Schenk was awarded a new $43,563 grant from the Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF) to develop software that will help caregivers monitor Alzheimer’s patients and improve their caregiving.... READ MORE >>

Davis contributes coding skills to ongoing Alzheimer’s patient monitoring research

Physics professor Katrin Schenk and Emad Davis '19 work to develop their web application to help caregivers monitor Alzheimer's patients

When Emad Davis ’19 considered transferring to Randolph a few years ago, he was intrigued by physics professor Katrin Schenk’s ongoing work developing monitoring devices for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. Now, he’s leading the project and using his coding and software programming skills as part of Summer Research. “My best friend’s father has Parkinson’s... READ MORE >>

Robots take over Main Hall during coding camp

Campers built and programmed robots to play the Game of Life on a physical grid in Main Hall.

While other summer camps may have focused on athletics, acting, and outdoor activities, participants in Randolph College’s TC3 Coding camp spent time this summer learning computer coding and how to program robots. The camp, in its second year, offered two, one-week sessions for third through seventh grade students. A third week was offered to eighth... READ MORE >>

“Tech cats” code at Randolph

Nikitha Prabhu (left) and Shiloh Mack test their lego robot at the Tech Cats Coding Camp on Wednesday at Randolph College. (Photo by Jill Nance)

By Katrina Dix, News & Advance Reprinted with permission Adults might glaze over if the conversation turns to programming, but children haven’t learned to be intimidated, making them the perfect students for Tech Cats Coding Camp. “You get kids interested in this stuff early … then they’re not going to blink,” said Katrin Schenk, who... READ MORE >>

Students doing more than just squeaking by in Summer Research

Physics Professor Katrin Schenk (right) assists Eric Huber ‘18 and Franziska Klostermyer '15 with a programming component of their project developing an ultrasonic vocalization research system.

Eric Huber ’18 and Noelle Wojciechowski ’17 are spending the summer creating efficient and affordable technology that will help Randolph researchers as well as college labs across the country collect and analyze ultrasonic vocalization data. To test the new tools they are building, the group is working with physics professor Katrin Schenk to track ultrasonic... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor featured on NPR

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Katrin Schenk, a Randolph physics professor, and her students are at the forefront of research using technology to help patients with dementia. ... READ MORE >>