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.
1Jason BenderTowards the Development of New Fundamental Thermochemical Models for Hypersonic Computational Fluid Dynamics
Applied Mathematics
3Thomas FaiImmersed Boundary Method Simulations of Red Blood Cells and their Implementation for GPUs
5Jeffrey DonatelliA Massively Parallel Multilevel Framework for Eikonal Solvers
7Daniel DandurandRelativistic Radiative Transfer Calculations with an Eye Toward the Event Horizon Telescope
9Seth DavidovitsVerification and RW Validation of Collision Models for the Edge Gyrokinetic Code COGENT
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
11Scot MillerFuture Climate Change will Lead to Greater Greenhouse Gas Release from Boreal and Arctic Wetlands
13Mary BenageModeling the Morphology of Volcanic Clasts as a Proxy for the Thermal Evolution of Pyroclastic Density Currents
15Charles FrognerIntegrative Image Analysis of Drosophila In-situ Hybridization Data
17Edward BaskervilleDetecting Patterns and Interactions in Ecological Time-series Data Using Model-based Hierarchical Clustering
19Aleah CaulinSolving 1,000 Puzzles with 8 Billion Small Pieces: Assembling Draft Genomes from the Cow Rumen Metagenome
21Michael RosarioInvestigating how Morphological Change Alters the Competing Demands of a Biological Spring
Chemical Engineering
23Zachary UlissiMolecular Simulations and Theory for the Prediction of Analyte Specificity in Polymer-wrapped Carbon Nanotube Sensors
25Heather MayesHow Sugars Pucker Up: An Electronic Structure Perspective
27Kurt BrorsenFragment Molecular Orbital Molecular Dynamics With Periodic Boundary Conditions on the Blue Gene/P
29Mark Maienschein-ClineEMBER: Expectation Maximization of Binding and Expression pRofiles
31Kenley PelzerQuantum Coherence in Photosynthesis and the Interpretation of Spectroscopic Results
Civil and Environmental Engineering
33Sean VitousekModeling Internal Waves in the South China Sea
35Curtis LeeA Narrow Band Gradient-augmented Level Set Method for Multiphase Fluid Flow
Computational Fluid Dynamics
37Christopher IveyA Conservative Volume of Fluid Method for General Grids in Three Dimensions
Computer Science
39Rogelio Cardona-RiveraNarrative Affordance: Toward a Model of the Foreseeability of Events in an Interactive Narrative
41Sarah LoosSPLAT! How to Avoid Bugs while Driving on the Highway
Nuclear Engineering
43Leslie DewanMolecular Dynamics Simulation of the Structure and Transport Properties of LiF-ThF4
45Hayes StriplingA Generalized Adjoint Framework for Sensitivity and Global Error Estimation in Burnup Calculations
47Maxwell HutchinsonEnumeration of Octagonal Tilings with Application to Quasicrystal Entropy
Group II — Presenting 5:15-6:15 p.m.
2Noah ReddellA Plasma Simulation Code Design Respecting Communication Hierarchies on Clustered Many-core Systems
Applied Mathematics
4Evan GawlikHigh-order Finite element Methods for Moving Boundary Problems
6Tobin IsaacAdvanced Ice Sheet Modeling: Scalable Stokes Solver and Inversion for Basal Sliding Parameters
8Samuel SkillmanAdaptive Mesh Refinement Simulations of Cosmic Ray Electrons in Merging Galaxy Clusters
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
10Phoebe RobinsonInference of Lower Crustal Viscosity in Tibet from Geodetically Constrained Earthquake Cycle Models
12Troy RuthsReal-time Genotype Compression in Forward-time Population Genetic Simulations
14Irene KaplowIntegrating Genetic Data sets to Predict TF-Gene Interactions
16Chris SmillieEcology Drives a Global Network of Gene Exchange Connecting the Human Microbiome
18Joshua VermaasApplications and Energetics of a Novel Atomistic Membrane Representation
Chemical Engineering
20Carmeline DsilvaAnalysis of Glassy Landscapes Using Diffusion Maps
22Devin MatthewsA Fast, Parallel CCSDTQ Implementation
24Jarrod McCleanA New Perspective on Quantum Dynamics
26Robert ParrishApplications of Density Fitting in Large-scale Mean-field Theory Computations
28Aaron SistoUnderstanding Photoexcitation in Artificial Photosynthetic Systems: A GPU-accelerated First-principles Approach
Civil and Environmental Engineering
30Omar HafezNumerical Simulation of Thermal Stresses and Deformations
Computational and Mathematical Engineering
32Matthew ZahrDesign Optimization of Fluid Mechanical Systems using Reduced Order Models
Computational Fluid Dynamics
34Sanjeeb BoseLarge-eddy Simulation of a Three-dimensional Diffuser
Computer Science
36Edgar SolomonikCyclops Tensor Framework
Electrical and Computer Engineering
38Christopher QuinnIdentifying the Network Structure of Stochastic Dynamical Systems
Mechanical Engineering
40Alexander RattnerMultiphase Flows in Passive Waste-heat-driven Absorption Heat Pumps
Nuclear Engineering
42Peter MaginotParallelization of 1-D Transport Sweeps
44Travis TrahanAnisotropic Neutron Diffusion for Modeling Nuclear Reactors
46Amanda Peters RandlesTaking Fluid Models Beyond Navier-Stokes
48Miles LopesA More Powerful Two-sample Test in High Dimensions Using Random Projection