VITERBI SUMMER 2020 RESEARCH SHOWCASE
Welcome to the Viterbi Research Showcase!
Student Presentation Sessions
During each session student researchers will be allotted five minutes to present. Students will discuss their summer research project and answer questions from faculty members, staff and PhD students.
To find a student’s session please find their name in one of the below session guides. The Zoom link and time slot for the session will be at the top of the session guide.
Session 1 will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PST on August 4, 2020.
Please complete your Fan Favorite Vote after the session has concluded: https://forms.gle/Xj21DMEYuoPDjMsY6
|Deep Learning Recommendation Model||Joshua Choe|
|Modeling Ventilator Sharing Between States During the Covid-19 Pandemic||David Desai|
|A Case Study on the Performance of Housing Allocation Policies Among People Experiencing Homelessness||Kathryn Dullerud|
|Collaborative Perception for Self-Driving Vehicles||Ray Eells|
|Monitoring the Urban Heat Island in Los Angeles||Maya Hildebrand|
|INK Lab- Toward Hierarchical Importance Attribution||Wilson Ho|
|Secure Publish-Process-Subscribe System for the Internet of Things||Jui Po Hung|
|Creating Scalable Systems within MoveToCode for Long-Term Deployment in Downtown LA Schools||Chloe Kuo|
|University Strategic Plans and Financial Statements: What They Say About Innovation||Jack Lulich|
|Sythesizing words to parameters||Justin Ly|
|Large Scale Scaffold 3D Printing for Bone Regeneration||Jenna Matus|
|A root-cause analysis of the World Health Organization’s organizational systems failures and their impacts on the Covid-19 pandemic using AcciMap framework||Jessica Santos|
|Investigating the origins of the Covid-19 outbreak using the AcciMap framework: Safety records and lapses at the BSL-4 facilities and possible accidental release from the Wuhan Institute of Virology||Alexia Romani|
|Distributed Graph Mining||Sean Syed|
Session 2 will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PST on August 4, 2020.
Please complete the Fan Favorite Vote after the session has concluded: https://forms.gle/R3DyhsmKmprUB4bg7
|Powered Air Purifying Respirator Design||Eshaan A Agadi|
|Computational Agroecology||Gaurav Baney|
|Implementing a Computational Model of Airborne Respiratory Droplet-based Virus Transmission (PyREM)||Radhika Bhuckory|
|Surface Chemistry of Atomically Dispersed Catalysts||Mitchel lBias|
|Coupled Magneto-Mechanical Modelling of Ferrogel Systems||Amber Chow|
|Prediction of Clinical Prognosis and Disease Severity in COVID-19 Patients via Machine Learning||Vikram Kher|
|Signal Transformation, Analysis, and Compression (STAC) research group||Reshma Kopparapu|
|Modeling the magnetization properties of Co and Co/Cu dual segment nanowires||Jocelyn Liu|
|Acoustic Streaming Medical Instrument||Bryson Rogers|
|Mathematical Modeling for COVID and Ocular Oxygen Transport Project||Yashvardhan Salgaocar|
|3D Video Visualization of 3D Temperature Models||Kevin Sun|
|Simulating V2V Communication for Blockchain Transactions||Josh Weadick|
|Parallel Computing on the Cloud||Alex Yin|
|Oxygen Transport Project & COVID-19 PAPR||Helen Zhen|
Session 3 will take place from 1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. PST on August 4, 2020.
Please complete the Fan Favorite Vote after the session has concluded: https://forms.gle/G4qaA5M7rzaS4z9u8
|Imaging Fluorescent Objects in a Scattering Medium||Olivia Brasher|
|S2L2 AutoDrive Lab||Jane Carpenter|
|Affective Perception of Engagement and Cognitive Affective States in Loong-term In-home Socially Assistive Robot Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder||Kourtney Chima|
|Parallelizing Sparse Matrix Multiplication for Admittance Method||Baran Cinbis|
|Comparing Actual and Simulated K-space data for MRI Reconstructions||Joseph Kettelkamp|
|Finding the Effect of Supervised and Unsupervised Factors on Speaker Diarization Error Rate||Mehul Krishna|
|Socially Aware, Expressive, and Personalized Mobile Remote Presence: Co-Robots as Gateways to Access to K-12 In-School Education||Haemi Lee|
|Virtual Doctor||Liheng Lin|
|Battery Capacity Modeling for Contact Tracing||Leslie Lin|
|Haptics Robotics and Virtual Interaction (HaRVI) Lab||Yawen Liu|
|Quality-Diversity Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning||Pilar Luiz|
|Analysis of COVID-19 Misinformation on Twitter||Nilay Pachauri|
|Integrated Hardware-Software Platform for Safe and Intelligent Autonomous System Design||Nicolo Porcu|
|Synthesis of Bio-Imaging Probe||Goldie Roth|
|Machine learning methods in autonomous vehicles||Armin Sadeghi|
|Socially Aware, Expressive, and Personalized Mobile Remote Presence: Co-Robots as Gateways to Access to K-12 In-School Education||Mohammad Syed|
|Socially Aware, Expressive, and Personalized Mobile Remote Presence: Co-Robots as Gateways to Access to K-12 In-School Education||Timothy Wang|
Session 4 will take place from 1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. PST on August 4, 2020.
Please complete the Fan Favorite Vote after the session has concluded: https://forms.gle/UZyL99QTg6zPykKo7
|Memory Access Prediction for Data Prefetching||John Galdones|
|Detection and Association of Inner Hair Cell Synapses in Mice Cochlea w/ MATLAB||Gordon Gunn|
|Updating the LLSE TFM Matlab Code||Austin Kellogg|
|Neural Networks for In Situ Auger Spectra Modeling||Shanmukh Kutagulla (SeaN|
|Modeling the Temperature Impacts of Heat Mitigation Strategies (Cool Pavements) in LA County||Sheetal Madnani|
|Preliminary Hazard Assessment of the Hyperloop: Applying NASA Safety Process for Commercial Industry||Micah Nishimoto|
|Bandwidth Optimization of Air-Backed Ultrasonic Transducers||Zoe Nussbaum|
|Nanoparticle Therapy for Polycystic Kidney Disease||Colette O’Grady|
|Investigation of information gain of parameters in linear and nonlinear systems with application to sensor placement||Sofija Radulovic|
|Combining mechanistic and data-driven modeling to study pancreatic beta cell signaling||Ariella Simoni|
|Photoreversible Control of Membrane Protein Folding with Catanionic Vesicle-to-Micelle Transition||Juliana Tichota|
|California Native Plant Recognition||Buting Xu|
|Reinforcement Learning for Quadruped Robots||Hangyi Yang|
|Architectural Support for Sparse Computation||Jason Yik|
|Surrogated DL Model for Hearthstone Deck Building||Yulun Zhang|
|The State of L.A. Public Transportation||Elise Adreon|
|Identifying biomarkers of epileptogenesis after traumatic brain injury in EEG data||Neelesh Bagrodia|
|LEAPFROG Lunar Lander||Camden Jones|
|COVID 19 Root Cause Analysis and WHO Organizational System Failure||Megan Jones|
|COVID-19 PAPR Development Project||Andrew Newsome|
|Implantation Technique for Flexible Neural Probes||Samantha Taylor|
|Information Batteries||Caleb Thomas|
The Viterbi Summer Research Showcase will end with a closing ceremony for research students, faculty, staff and guests on August 4, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. PST.
During the ceremony, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Oberai about the highlights of the Viterbi Summer Research Program and the Summer Research Showcase.
The ceremony will conclude with an award ceremony for the “Best Presentation” of each session and the “Fan Favorite” award from each session.
The closing ceremony will take place via Zoom.