Wednesday, June 21 — 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom

Group I — Presenting from 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Aerospace Engineering
1Peter NorgaardNumerical Methods for Propulsive Plasma Simulation
Applied Mathematics
3Paul BaumanModeling of Semiconductor Manufacturing using Goal-Oriented Error Estimation and Adaptive Multi-scale Modeling
5Jimena DavisA Computational and Statistical Comparison of Approximation Methods for the Estimation of Probability Distributions on Parameters
7Amber SallersonA Numerical Study of the Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability on Large Amplitude Internal Waves
9Samuel StechmannAn Idealized Model for the Climate of the Tropical Atmosphere
11Ian ParrishSimulation of the Magnetothermal Instability
13Natalie OstroffImage Segmentation Software for the Extraction of Single-cell Data in S. cerevisiae
Chemical Engineering
15Erik AllenCoarse Grained, Implicit Solvent Simulations of Micellar Systems
17Kevin KohlstedtSurface patterns on co-assembled fibers from charged, amphiphilic molecules
19Christina PayneMolecular Dynamics Study of a Rapid DNA Sequencing Device
21Peter Kekenes-HuskeyStudy of ion transport in nanoporous silicates via the Weighted Histogram Analysis Method (WHAM)
Computational Biology
23Etay ZivOptimal Information Processing in Small Stochastic Biochemical Networks
25David MarkowitzAutomated 3D Reconstruction of Neurons from Serial Electron Micrographs
Computer Science
27Michael WolfCharacterization of Distributed Micro-releases of Pathogens
29David PotereGlobal Urban Estimates: A Comparison
Materials Science
31Brandon WoodA First-principles Molecular Dynamics Study of Hydrogen Diffusion in Select Fuel-cell Materials
Physical Chemistry
33Mala RadhakrishnanSpecificity in Molecular Design: Probing the Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Binding Specificity and Promiscuity
35Mark RudnerSpontaneous Polarization of Nuclear Spins in Quantum Dots
37Christopher SchroederHow Trivial Is The Higgs Boson, And Why Does It Matter?
Planetary Sciences
39Emma RaineyEstimate of Tidal Q of Mars Using MOC Observations of the Shadow of Phobos
Group II — Presenting from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
2Krzysztof FidkowskiOutput-based Grid Adaptation for Aerodynamics
Applied Mathematics
4Ethan CoonViscous Shear Heating Instability in Fine-Grained Shear Zones
6Jasmine FooAn adaptive multi-element stochastic collocation method for PDEs with parametrized uncertainty
8John ZuHoneN-body with FLASH: Developing Techniques
10Jeremy LewiSimulations of Efficient Experimental Design: A Minimum Entropy Approach
12William TriffoTomographic Analysis of Outer Hair Cell Structure
14Joshua AdelmanMechanochemical Modeling of DNA Translocases
Chemical Engineering
16Jordan AtlasA Modular Framework for Computer Models of Bacterial Cells
18Michael BybeeNumerical Simulation of Dense Colloidal Gels
20Jeff HammondNew Frontiers in Quantum Many-Body Problems Using State-of-the-Art Semidefinite Programming Algorithms
Civil and Environmental Engineering
22Michael VeilleuxFinite Element Modeling of Fatigue Crack Nucleation in Multi-Phase Microstructures of Aluminum Alloys
24Stefan WildAttacking Parameter Uncertainty in Calibration Problems Arising in Environmental Engineering
Computational Biology
26Miler LeeSelf-containment and modularity of RNA
Computer Science
28Bonnie KirkpatrickGrouping Proteins According to Structural Features
Electrical Engineering
30Aron CummingsRashba Spin-Orbit Coupling in Quantum Wire Networks
Engineering Mechanics
32Brian TaylorValidation of detonation stability theory through direct simulation
Mechanical Engineering
34Asegun HenryAnalysis of Heat Conduction in Silicon Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Physical Chemistry
36Matthew McGrathSimulation of phase equilibria from first principles: Basis set and density functional dependence
38Tod PascalA priori estimation of DNA duplex stability: A Weighted Nearest Neighbor method
40Christopher CareySimulation of MHD collimation from differential rotation
42Jeffrey DroccoJamming at Point J: Granular molecular dynamics using MPI