Students participating in the Symposium had an opportunity to give presentations about their research.

Schedule
2017
Tuesday, October 17th
10:00 AM

A Network Tomography Approach for Traffic Monitoring in Smart Cities

Ruoxi Zhang, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Sara Newman, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Marco Ortolani, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Simone Silvestri, Missouri University of Science and Technology

10:00 AM

Aberrant Coordination Geometries Discovered in Most Abundant Metalloproteins

Sen Yao, University of Kentucky
Robert M. Flight, University of Kentucky
Eric C. Rouchka, University of Louisville
Hunter N. B. Moseley, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Adversarial Discriminative Domain Adaptation for Extracting Protein-Protein Interactions from Text

Anthony Rios, University of Kentucky
Ramakanth Kavuluru, University of Kentucky
Zhiyong Lu, National Institutes of Health

10:00 AM

Bio-Inspired Disaster Response Networks

Vijay K. Shah, University of Kentucky
Simone Silvestri, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Sajal K. Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Satyaki Roy, Missouri University of Science and Technology

10:00 AM

Cloud-Based Text Analytics: Harvesting, Cleaning and Analyzing Corporate Earnings Conference Calls

Michael Chuancai Zhang, University of Kentucky
Vikram Gazula, University of Kentucky
Dan Stone, University of Kentucky
Hong Xie, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Computational Materials Characterization, Discovery, and Design with High Performance Computing

Qunfei Zhou, University of Kentucky
Xiaotao Liu, University of Kentucky
Tyler Maxwell, University of Kentucky
Thomas John Balk, University of Kentucky
Matthew J. Beck, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Dark Matter Halo Mass Function From HPC N-body Simulations

Da Bi, University of Kentucky
Isaac Shlosman, University of Kentucky
Emilio Romano-Diaz, Argelander-Institute for Astronomy, Germany

10:00 AM

Discovery of Sex-Specific Regions in a Salamander Genome

Nataliya Y. Timoshevskaya, University of Kentucky
Melissa C. Keinath, University of Kentucky
Jeramiah J. Smith, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Distributed Object Segmentation in Big Spatial Data

Hamid Hamraz, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Dynamic Load Balancing Based on Live Virtual Machine Migration

Manh Do, Western Kentucky University
Michael Galloway, Western Kentucky University

10:00 AM

Evolution of Barred Galaxies in Spinning Dark Matter Halos: High Resolution N-body Simulations at DLX

Angela Collier, University of Kentucky
Isaac Shlosman, University of Kentucky
Clayton Heller, Georgia Southern University

10:00 AM

Evolution of Bias in Human and Machine Learning Algorithm Interaction

Wenlong Sun, University of Louisville
Olfa Nasraoui, University of Louisville
Patrick Shafto, Rutgers University - Newark

10:00 AM

Formation of Supermassive Black Holes in the Early Universe: High-Resolution Numerical Simulations of Radiation Transfer Inside Collapsing Gas

Yang Luo, University of Kentucky
Kazem Ardaneh, Osaka University, Japan
Isaac Shlosman, University of Kentucky
Kentaro Nagamine, Osaka University, Japan
John Wise, Georgia Tech
Mitchell C. Begelman, University of Colorado - Boulder

10:00 AM

Grading Complex Tasks through Crowdsourcing

Lingyu Lyu, University of Louisville

10:00 AM

High-Fidelity Simulations of Water Jet in Air Crossflow

Austin Johnston, University of Cincinnati
Prashant Khare, University of Cincinnati

10:00 AM

How Low Can You Go? Feature Selection for Drug Discovery

Derek Jones, University of Kentucky
Sally R. Ellingson, University of Kentucky
W. A. de Jong

10:00 AM

Imputing Trust Network Information in NMF‐based Recommendation Systems

Fatemah Alghamedy, University of Kentucky
Jun Zhang, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Integrative Computational Modeling for Developing Means to Manipulate Biological Cells and for Solving Complex Engineering Problems

Yu Zhao, University of Kentucky
Guigen Zhang, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Investigation of Photo-Responsive Titania Surfaces

Evan Hyden, University of Kentucky
Matthew J. Beck, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

New Explainable Active Learning Approach for Recommender Systems

Sami Khenissi, University of Louisville
Behnoush Abdollahi, University of Louisville
Wenlong Sun, University of Louisville
Pegah Sagheb, University of Louisville
Olfa Nasraoui, University of Louisville

10:00 AM

Parallelization of a Three-Dimensional Full Multigrid Algorithm to Simulate Tumor Growth

Dylan Goodin, University of Louisville
Chin F. Ng, University of Louisville
Hermann B. Frieboes, University of Louisville

10:00 AM

Registration and Grouping Algorithms in Protein NMR Derived Peak Lists and Their Application in Protein NMR Reference Correction

Andrey Smelter, University of Louisville
Xi Chen, University of Kentucky
Eric C. Rouchka, University of Louisville
Hunter N. B. Moseley, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Spectroscopic and Computational Characterization of Lanthanum-Mediated C-H and N-H Bond Activation of Amines

Silver Nyambo, University of Kentucky
Yuchen Zhang, University of Kentucky
Dong-Sheng Yang, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Structure-Based Drug Discovery: Computational Virtual Screening

Robert C. Monsen, University of Louisville
Lynn Deleeuw, University of Louisville
Jon Maguire, University of Louisville
William L. Dean, University of Louisville
Robert D. Gray, University of Louisville
Jonathan B. Chaires, University of Louisville
John O. Trent, University of Louisville

10:00 AM

The Effect of Inlet Pulsations on Primary Atomization of Liquid Jets

Kyle Windland, University of Cincinnati
Prashant Khare, University of Cincinnati

10:00 AM

The Lamprey Genome: Illuminating Genomic Change across Eons and Embryogenesis

Jeramiah J. Smith, University of Kentucky
Courtney K. M. Waterbury, University of Kentucky
Melissa C. Keinath, University of Kentucky
Cody B. Saraceno, University of Kentucky
Vladimir A. Timoshevskiy, University of Kentucky
Nataliya Y. Timoshevskaya, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Use of HPC to Analyze Changes in Gene Expression during Fruit Fly Spermiogenesis

Sepideh Dadkhah, University of Kentucky
Douglas A. Harrison, University of Kentucky
Jeramiah J. Smith, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM

Using Explainability for Constrained Matrix Factorization

Behnoush Abdollahi, University of Louisville
Olfa Nasraoui, University of Louisville

10:00 AM

Utilizing NVIDIA GPUs for Waveform Analysis for the Nab Experiment

David G. Mathews, University of Kentucky
A. P. Sprow, University of Kentucky
C. B. Crawford, University of Kentucky

10:00 AM