Houghton Makes Energy Prize Semifinals by Jennifer Donovan, director of news and media relations Tomorrow, Houghton County is hosting a community-wide celebration as Georgetown University announces that the county has advanced to the semifinals in the national Georgetown University Energy Prize. Many Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students are helping promote Houghton County’s entry, an . . .
Professor Ching-Kuang Shene (CS) has received $53,396 from NSF through the University of Notre Dame for the first year of a potential two-year research and development project totaling $67, 216, “CGV: Small:Graph-Based Techniques for Visual Analytics of Big Scientific Data.”
CS Assistant Professor Scott Kuhl was conference chair for the ACM Symposium on Applied Perception 2014, publications chair for ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction 2014, and a workshops chair for IEEE Virtual Reality 2014.
Philart Jeon: PI, National Health Institute. “NRI: Colloborative: Interactive Robotic Orchestration – Music-based emotion and social interaction therapy for children with ASD,” 2014-2017. Philart Jeon: Co-PI, US DOT-OST, National University Rail Center Project. “NURail-Tier I,” 2014-2017 Robert Pastel & Charles Wallace: CI-Team, National Science Foundation.”Environmental CyberCitizens: Engaging Citizen Scientists in Global Environmental Change through Crowdsensing . . .
CS Adjunct Assistant Professor Myounghoon (Philart) Jeon was appointed as an Associate Editor of MIT Journal Presence: Teleoperations and Virtual Environments and appointed as Chair-elect of Affective Design Technical Committee in the International Ergonomics Association.
Dr. Soner Onder received an NSF Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award in the amount of $97,944 in support of his research investigating alternative execution paradigms. The project is titled “EAGER: Combining Data and Instruction Level Parallelism through Demand Driven Execution of Imperative Programs”. Dr. Onder states that demand-driven execution can potentially lead to . . .