Hugh C. Lauer, Ph. D.

Adjunct Professor

Computer Science Department

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

100 Institute Road,

Worcester, MA 01609-2280


Office: Fuller Labs 144
E-mail: <my last name> at

Phone: (508) 831-5493


Office Hours







I have a half-time appointment in the Department of Computer Science. I will be on campus 4 days per week in A-, B-, and C-terms (2014-15) and two days per week in D-term (2015).


My current offices hours are posted outside my office door and in the link above. If you wish to schedule a different time to meet, please send e-mail to the address above.



Course Web Pages


The following are my course web sites for the Academic Year 2014-2015:–


A-Term            CS-1004, Introduction to Programming for Non-Majors

B-Term            CS-2011, Intro to Machine Organization and Assembly Language

C-Term            CS-1004, Introduction to Programming for Non-Majors

D-Term           CS-4515, Computer Architecture


Note 1:            Some of the pages within these web sites require user IDs and passwords, in compliance with WPI’s Fair Use Guidelines of copyright and proprietary material. (Members of the Computer Science Department can access these materials directly by logging into the CS Department servers.)

Note 2: Course web sites are only populated as the term approaches.



MQP Topics for 2015-2016


Extensions and Enhancements for Checksims — a similarity checking tool for programming assignments in Computer Science.