2012 CSEE Research Program

9:30am – 4:00pm Friday, 4 May 2012

CRR-12 · photos · program · posters · location · call for papers

A celebration of research accomplishments by UMBC CSEE faculty and students in 20112012.
Free and open to the public. Ample free parking.


Reception (9:00am–9:20am)

coffee, orange juice, doughnuts

    Opening Remarks (9:20am–9:30am)

    Gary Carter, Chair, Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

      Session I (9:30am–10:40am) – Each talk is 20mins.

      • Using Sample Distributions to Accurately Calibrate Model Confidence, Marie desJardins, MAPLE Laboratory
      • Automating Cloud Services Lifecycle through Semantic Technologies, Karuna P Joshi (Advisor: Yelena Yesha), ebiquity – Honorable mention PhD research
      • Option-Based Multi-Source Policy Transfer in Object-Oriented MDPs, James MacGlashan (Advisor: Marie desJardins), MAPLE Laboratory – Honorable mention PhD research

      Student Poster Session (10:40am–12:00noon)

      More than 20 posters on research from both undergraduate and graduate students.  Faculty vote for three best posters using range voting.

        Lunch, in Lobby (12:00noon–1:00pm)

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

          Session II (1:00pm–2:10pm)

          • Innovative Optical and Power‐Harvesting Microsystems for Medicine, Gymama Slaughter, Bioelectronics Laboratory
          • Policies and Context for Situationally-Aware Security Systems Anupam Joshi, ebiquity
          • Cross-Platform OpenCL Code and Performance Portability for CPU and GPU Architectures Investigated with a Climate and Weather Physics Model Han Dong (Advisor: Shujia Zhou) – Best research by MS student

          Break (2:10pm–2:30pm)

          Session III (2:30pm–3:40pm)

          • Subpixel Target Detection in Hyperspectral Imaging, Chein-I Chang, Remote Sensing Signal and Image Processing Laboratory
          • An Effective Decoupling Method for Matrix Optimization and its Application to the ICA Problem , Matthew Anderson (Advisor: Tulay Adali), Machine Learning for Signal Processing Laboratory
          • Acquiring Forensic Evidence from Infrastructure-as-a-Service Cloud Computing: Exploring and Evaluating Tools, Trust, and Techniques, Josiah Dykstra (Advisor: Alan Sherman), Cyber Defense Lab – Best research by PhD student

          Student Poster Awards and Reception (3:40-4:00pm)

          Adjourn (4:00pm)

          Organizer: Alan T. Sherman