Thursday, July 26 — 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Salons H, J & K; Crystal Gateway Marriott

The annual Fellows' Poster Session affords program review attendees a unique opportunity to learn more about the research being supported by the DOE CSGF program. Each fellow is provided space to present his or her latest findings, and prizes are awarded to those who engage in the best visual and oral presentations.

2012 Contest Winners

  • Evan Gawlik — Stanford University (Overall, tie)
  • Troy Ruths — Rice University (Overall, tie)
  • Zackary Ulissi — Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Honorable Mention)
  • Alexander Rattner — Georgia Institute of Technology (Novice)
  • Jason Bender — University of Minnesota (Honorable Mention – Novice)

Poster Presentation Schedule

Group I — Presenting 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Aeronautics
1
Jason Bender Towards the Development of New Fundamental Thermochemical Models for Hypersonic Computational Fluid Dynamics
Applied Mathematics
3
Thomas Fai Immersed Boundary Method Simulations of Red Blood Cells and their Implementation for GPUs
5
Jeffrey Donatelli A Massively Parallel Multilevel Framework for Eikonal Solvers
Astrophysics
7
Daniel Dandurand Relativistic Radiative Transfer Calculations with an Eye Toward the Event Horizon Telescope
9
Seth Davidovits Verification and RW Validation of Collision Models for the Edge Gyrokinetic Code COGENT
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
11
Scot Miller Future Climate Change will Lead to Greater Greenhouse Gas Release from Boreal and Arctic Wetlands
13
Mary Benage Modeling the Morphology of Volcanic Clasts as a Proxy for the Thermal Evolution of Pyroclastic Density Currents
Biology
15
Charles Frogner Integrative Image Analysis of Drosophila In-situ Hybridization Data
17
Edward Baskerville Detecting Patterns and Interactions in Ecological Time-series Data Using Model-based Hierarchical Clustering
19
Aleah Caulin Solving 1,000 Puzzles with 8 Billion Small Pieces: Assembling Draft Genomes from the Cow Rumen Metagenome
21
Michael Rosario Investigating how Morphological Change Alters the Competing Demands of a Biological Spring
Chemical Engineering
23
Zachary Ulissi Molecular Simulations and Theory for the Prediction of Analyte Specificity in Polymer-wrapped Carbon Nanotube Sensors
25
Heather Mayes How Sugars Pucker Up: An Electronic Structure Perspective
Chemistry
27
Kurt Brorsen Fragment Molecular Orbital Molecular Dynamics With Periodic Boundary Conditions on the Blue Gene/P
29
Mark Maienschein-Cline EMBER: Expectation Maximization of Binding and Expression pRofiles
31
Kenley Pelzer Quantum Coherence in Photosynthesis and the Interpretation of Spectroscopic Results
Civil and Environmental Engineering
33
Sean Vitousek Modeling Internal Waves in the South China Sea
35
Curtis Lee A Narrow Band Gradient-augmented Level Set Method for Multiphase Fluid Flow
Computational Fluid Dynamics
37
Christopher Ivey A Conservative Volume of Fluid Method for General Grids in Three Dimensions
Computer Science
39
Rogelio Cardona-Rivera Narrative Affordance: Toward a Model of the Foreseeability of Events in an Interactive Narrative
41
Sarah Loos SPLAT! How to Avoid Bugs while Driving on the Highway
Nuclear Engineering
43
Leslie Dewan Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Structure and Transport Properties of LiF-ThF4
45
Hayes Stripling A Generalized Adjoint Framework for Sensitivity and Global Error Estimation in Burnup Calculations
Physics
47
Maxwell Hutchinson Enumeration of Octagonal Tilings with Application to Quasicrystal Entropy
Group II — Presenting 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Aeronautics
2
Noah Reddell A Plasma Simulation Code Design Respecting Communication Hierarchies on Clustered Many-core Systems
Applied Mathematics
4
Evan Gawlik High-order Finite element Methods for Moving Boundary Problems
6
Tobin Isaac Advanced Ice Sheet Modeling: Scalable Stokes Solver and Inversion for Basal Sliding Parameters
Astrophysics
8
Samuel Skillman Adaptive Mesh Refinement Simulations of Cosmic Ray Electrons in Merging Galaxy Clusters
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
10
Phoebe Robinson Inference of Lower Crustal Viscosity in Tibet from Geodetically Constrained Earthquake Cycle Models
Biology
12
Troy Ruths Real-time Genotype Compression in Forward-time Population Genetic Simulations
14
Irene Kaplow Integrating Genetic Data sets to Predict TF-Gene Interactions
16
Chris Smillie Ecology Drives a Global Network of Gene Exchange Connecting the Human Microbiome
18
Joshua Vermaas Applications and Energetics of a Novel Atomistic Membrane Representation
Chemical Engineering
20
Carmeline Dsilva Analysis of Glassy Landscapes Using Diffusion Maps
Chemistry
22
Devin Matthews A Fast, Parallel CCSDTQ Implementation
24
Jarrod McClean A New Perspective on Quantum Dynamics
26
Robert Parrish Applications of Density Fitting in Large-scale Mean-field Theory Computations
28
Aaron Sisto Understanding Photoexcitation in Artificial Photosynthetic Systems: A GPU-accelerated First-principles Approach
Civil and Environmental Engineering
30
Omar Hafez Numerical Simulation of Thermal Stresses and Deformations
Computational and Mathematical Engineering
32
Matthew Zahr Design Optimization of Fluid Mechanical Systems using Reduced Order Models
Computational Fluid Dynamics
34
Sanjeeb Bose Large-eddy Simulation of a Three-dimensional Diffuser
Computer Science
36
Edgar Solomonik Cyclops Tensor Framework
Electrical and Computer Engineering
38
Christopher Quinn Identifying the Network Structure of Stochastic Dynamical Systems
Mechanical Engineering
40
Alexander Rattner Multiphase Flows in Passive Waste-heat-driven Absorption Heat Pumps
Nuclear Engineering
42
Peter Maginot Parallelization of 1-D Transport Sweeps
44
Travis Trahan Anisotropic Neutron Diffusion for Modeling Nuclear Reactors
Physics
46
Amanda Peters Randles Taking Fluid Models Beyond Navier-Stokes
Statistics
48
Miles Lopes A More Powerful Two-sample Test in High Dimensions Using Random Projection