Wednesday, June 21 — 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom

Group I — Presenting from 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Aerospace Engineering
1
Peter Norgaard Numerical Methods for Propulsive Plasma Simulation
Applied Mathematics
3
Paul Bauman Modeling of Semiconductor Manufacturing using Goal-Oriented Error Estimation and Adaptive Multi-scale Modeling
5
Jimena Davis A Computational and Statistical Comparison of Approximation Methods for the Estimation of Probability Distributions on Parameters
7
Amber Sallerson A Numerical Study of the Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability on Large Amplitude Internal Waves
9
Samuel Stechmann An Idealized Model for the Climate of the Tropical Atmosphere
Astrophysics
11
Ian Parrish Simulation of the Magnetothermal Instability
Bioengineering
13
Natalie Ostroff Image Segmentation Software for the Extraction of Single-cell Data in S. cerevisiae
Chemical Engineering
15
Erik Allen Coarse Grained, Implicit Solvent Simulations of Micellar Systems
17
Kevin Kohlstedt Surface patterns on co-assembled fibers from charged, amphiphilic molecules
19
Christina Payne Molecular Dynamics Study of a Rapid DNA Sequencing Device
Chemistry
21
Peter Kekenes-Huskey Study of ion transport in nanoporous silicates via the Weighted Histogram Analysis Method (WHAM)
Computational Biology
23
Etay Ziv Optimal Information Processing in Small Stochastic Biochemical Networks
25
David Markowitz Automated 3D Reconstruction of Neurons from Serial Electron Micrographs
Computer Science
27
Michael Wolf Characterization of Distributed Micro-releases of Pathogens
Geography
29
David Potere Global Urban Estimates: A Comparison
Materials Science
31
Brandon Wood A First-principles Molecular Dynamics Study of Hydrogen Diffusion in Select Fuel-cell Materials
Physical Chemistry
33
Mala Radhakrishnan Specificity in Molecular Design: Probing the Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Binding Specificity and Promiscuity
Physics
35
Mark Rudner Spontaneous Polarization of Nuclear Spins in Quantum Dots
37
Christopher Schroeder How Trivial Is The Higgs Boson, And Why Does It Matter?
Planetary Sciences
39
Emma Rainey Estimate of Tidal Q of Mars Using MOC Observations of the Shadow of Phobos
Group II — Presenting from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Aeronautics/Astronautics
2
Krzysztof Fidkowski Output-based Grid Adaptation for Aerodynamics
Applied Mathematics
4
Ethan Coon Viscous Shear Heating Instability in Fine-Grained Shear Zones
6
Jasmine Foo An adaptive multi-element stochastic collocation method for PDEs with parametrized uncertainty
Astrophysics
8
John ZuHone N-body with FLASH: Developing Techniques
Bioengineering
10
Jeremy Lewi Simulations of Efficient Experimental Design: A Minimum Entropy Approach
12
William Triffo Tomographic Analysis of Outer Hair Cell Structure
Biophysics
14
Joshua Adelman Mechanochemical Modeling of DNA Translocases
Chemical Engineering
16
Jordan Atlas A Modular Framework for Computer Models of Bacterial Cells
18
Michael Bybee Numerical Simulation of Dense Colloidal Gels
Chemistry
20
Jeff Hammond New Frontiers in Quantum Many-Body Problems Using State-of-the-Art Semidefinite Programming Algorithms
Civil and Environmental Engineering
22
Michael Veilleux Finite Element Modeling of Fatigue Crack Nucleation in Multi-Phase Microstructures of Aluminum Alloys
24
Stefan Wild Attacking Parameter Uncertainty in Calibration Problems Arising in Environmental Engineering
Computational Biology
26
Miler Lee Self-containment and modularity of RNA
Computer Science
28
Bonnie Kirkpatrick Grouping Proteins According to Structural Features
Electrical Engineering
30
Aron Cummings Rashba Spin-Orbit Coupling in Quantum Wire Networks
Engineering Mechanics
32
Brian Taylor Validation of detonation stability theory through direct simulation
Mechanical Engineering
34
Asegun Henry Analysis of Heat Conduction in Silicon Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Physical Chemistry
36
Matthew McGrath Simulation of phase equilibria from first principles: Basis set and density functional dependence
38
Tod Pascal A priori estimation of DNA duplex stability: A Weighted Nearest Neighbor method
Physics
40
Christopher Carey Simulation of MHD collimation from differential rotation
42
Jeffrey Drocco Jamming at Point J: Granular molecular dynamics using MPI