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2013 UMBC CSEE Research Review Program 

Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Friday, April 12, 2013
UC Ballroom, UMBC

A celebration of research accomplishments by UMBC CSEE faculty and students in 2012–2013. Free and open to the public. Details will be filled in before the event.

Reception (9:00am–9:20am)

  • coffee, orange juice, doughnuts

Opening Remarks (9:20am–9:30am)

  • Gary Carter, Chair, Deptartment of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Session I (9:30am–10:40am) – 20 minute talks

  • Tim Oates, Predicting Patient Outcomes from a Few Hours of High Resolution Vital Signs Data
  • Mohammad Younis, Increasing Base-Station Anonymity in Wireless Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Richard Forno, Fostering Student Interest in Cybersecurity and STEM Through Interscholastic Competition: The Maryland Cyber Challenge 

Break (10:40am–11:00am)

Student Poster Session (11:00am–12:00pm)

  • faculty vote for three best posters using Range Voting

Lunch (12:00noon–1:00pm) — Free

  • sandwiches, hot entree, salad, drinks, and brownies

Session II (1:00pm–2:10noon)

  • Don Engel, The DARPA Shredder Challenge
  • Charles Nicholas, Experience with Normalized Compression Distance
  • Adam Page (MS Student), An Efficient & Reconfigurable FPGA and ASIC Implementation of a Spectral Doppler Ultrasound Imaging System

Break (2:10am–2:30pm)

Session III (2:30pm–3:40pm)

  • Jian Chen, Beyond Davinci: Interdisciplinary Visualization and Interactive Computing for Knowledge Discoveries
  • Josiah Dykstra (PhD student), Design and Implementation of FROST: Digital Forensic Tools for the OpenStack Cloud Computing Platform
  • Varish Mulwad (PhD student), A Semantic Message Passing Approach for Generating Linked Data from Tables

Wrap up (3:40-4:00pm)

  • Student poster awards and reception

Adjourn (4:00pm)

Organizer: Alan T. Sherman