Sahana Software Foundation Announces Students Selected for 2010 Google Summer of Code

The Sahana Software Foundation Community Development Committee would like to congratulate the following students for being selected to participate in the 2010 Google Summer of Code:

  • Abhishek Mishra, HTML/JS Based Reusable Front End for S3XRC mentored by Dominic Koening and Fran Boon
  • Amer Tahir, Automatic Synchronization Between Sahana Instances mentored by Fran Boon and Michael Howden
  • Dilantha Silva, Logistics Module (Logistics Site Functionality Idea with Item Catalogue) mentored by Nilushan Silva, Mark Prutsalis, Michael Howden, Pat Tressel, and Jo Fonseka
  • Kusum Madarasu, Sahana Module Manager mentored by Greg Miernicki, Glenn Pearson, and Pradeeper Darmedra
  • Robert O’Connor, Survey Tool mentored by Michael Howden, Mark Prutsalis, and Gavin Treadgold
  • Shikhar Kohli, Application for Spreadsheet Importer Project for SahanaPy mentored by Mark Prutsalis, David Bitner, Chamindra de Silva, and Michael Howden
  • Suryajith Chillara, OCR Module for the SahanaPy Framework mentored by Praneeth Bodduluri and Michael Howden
  • Thilanka Kaushalya Lanka Geeganage, Sahana OCR Development mentored by Gihan Chamara, Jo Fonseka, Chamindra de Silva, and Hayesha Somorathne
  • Thilini H, Logistics Shipment Functionality mentored by Jo Fonseka, Mark Prutsalis, Michael Howden, Pat Tressel, and Nilushan Silva
  • Zubair Assad, Volunteer Management System mentored by Pat Tressel, Mark Prutsalis, and Trishan de Lanerolle

These students were selected out of a pool of over 30 excellent candidates from around the world (India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, United States, Sweden, Brazil, Italy, Indonesia, Portugal, and Turkey). We look forward to working with all these students through the coming months and hopefully for years to come. We hope that that those students who were not selected as part of the Google Summer of Code chose to remain a part of the Sahana community and we will try to help all those looking to work with Sahana get involved.

David Bitner and Gavin Treadgold
Sahana Google Summer of Code Administrators
Sahana Software Foundation Community Development Committee