Previous Travel Awards

Recipients of CISE Graduate Travel Grants

Summer 2018

  • Kapoor, Amanpreet: “Considerations for Switching: Exploring Factors behind CS Students’ Desire to Leave a CS Major”, Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, Larnaca, Cyprus, June 30 – July 4, 2018

Spring 2018

  • Alipour, Babak: “Flutes vs. Cellos: Analyzing Mobility-Traffic Correlations in Large WLAN Traces”, International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Honolulu, HI, April 15-19, 2018

Fall 2017

  • Muravevskaia, Ekaterina: “Interactive VR Game for Promoting Empathy in Young Children”, ACM CHI Play, Netherlands, Amsterdam, October 15-18, 2017

Spring 2017

  • Cordor, Andrew: “Using Mixed Reality Humans to Influence Best Communication Practices”, IEEE Virtual Reality, Los Angeles, CA, USA, March 20-22, 2017
  • Li, Xiang: “Why approximate when you can be exact? Optimal targeted viral marketing at scale”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017

Fall 2016

  • Zhou, You: “MVP: An Efficient Anonymous E-voting Protocol”, IEEE Global Communications Conference, Washington DC, USA, December 4-8, 2016
  • Al Qathrady, Mimonah: “Infection Tracing in Smart Hospitals”, IEEE WiMob conference – e-Health Pervasive Wireless Applications and Services workshop, New York, USA, October 17-20, 2016
  • Zhao, Chunchun: “Cache and Energy Efficient Algorithms for Nussinov RNA Folding”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 13-15, 2016

Summer 2016

  • Lyu, Yangdi: “A Fast 2-Approximation Algorithm for Guarding Orthogonal Terrains”, Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 3 – 5, 2016
  • Zhang, Huiling: “Detecting Misinformation in Online Social Networks Before It Is Too Late”, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), San Francisco, CA, August 18 – 21, 2016
  • Rivera-Gutierrez, Diego: “Self-Assessment Through Interactive In-Action Reflections to Improve Interpersonal Skills Training”, IEEE International Conference of Advanced Learning Technologies, Austin, TX, July 25 – 28, 2016
  • Chen, Yang: “Ontological Pathfinding: Mining First-Order Knowledge from Large Knowledge Bases”, ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data,San Francisco, California, June 26 – July 1, 2016

Spring 2016

  • SK, Minhazul: “Denoising Time Series by way of a Flexible Model for Phase Space Reconstruction”, Pacific Asia Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Conference,Auckland, New Zealand, April 19-22, 2016
  • Banerjee, Monami: “A nonlinear regression technique for manifold valued data with applications to Medical Image Analysis”, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 27-30, 2016.
  • Ayaz, Eyup Serdar: “Minimal Witness Sets For Art Gallery Problems”, European Workshop on Computational Geometry, Lugano, Switzerland, March 30 – April 1, 2016.
  • Qi, Lin: “SNAL: Spatial Network Algebra for Modeling Spatial Networks in Database Systems”, International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management, Rome, Italy, April 26-27, 2016.
  • Huang, Yuanwen: “Reliability and Energy-aware Cache Reconfiguration for Embedded Systems”, IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED),Santa Clara, California, March 15-16, 2016.
  • Mood, Benjamin: “Frigate: A Validated, Extensible, and Efficient Compiler and Interpreter for Secure Computation”, IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy 2016, Saarbrucken Germany, March 21-24, 2016.

Fall 2015

  • Tian, Jing: “Defending Against Malicious USB Firmware with GoodUSB”, Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2015), Los Angeles, California, December 11-15, 2015.
  • Chen, Min: “Counter Tree: A Scalable Counter Architecture for Per-Flow Traffic Measurement”, IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, San Francisco, California, November 10-13, 2015.
  • Wan, Yunhao: “Temporal Reliability of Subjectively Selected Head-Related Transfer Functions (HRTFs) in a Non-Eliminating Discrimination Task”, AES Convention,New York, Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2015.
  • Halan, Shivashankar: “Virtual Agent Constructionism: Experiences from Health Professions Students Creating Virtual Conversational Agent Representations of Patients”,International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Delft, Netherlands, August 26-28, 2015.
  • Chakraborty, Rudrasis: “An Efficient Recursive Algorithm for Atlas Construction”, International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions, Munich, Germany, October 5-9, 2015.

Summer 2015

  • Baker, Troy: “Designing Qusecs Optimally: Quasi-uniform or Self-similar Layered Materials as Recursively Decomposed Solutions of Geometric Constraint Systems”,International Workshop on Advances in Combinatorial and Geometric Rigidity, Banff, Canada, July 12-17, 2015.
  • Zhou, Yian: “Point-to-Point Traffic Measurement through Variable-Length Bit Array Masking in Vehicular Cyber-Physical Systems”, IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Columbus, Ohio, June 29-July 02, 2015.
  • Ranjan, Anshu: “Off-line First-fit Scheduling in Smart Grids”, IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Larnaca, Cyprus, July 06-09, 2015.
  • Das, Soham: “Two-Aggregation Network Topology Optimization with Splitting”, IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Larnaca, Cyprus, July 06-09, 2015.
  • Alim, Abdul: “Monitor Placement to Timely Detect Mis-information in Online Social Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Communications London, United Kingdom, June 08-12, 2015.

Spring 2015

  • Gadou, Mohamed: “Sparse QR Factorization on Heterogenous Platforms with Multiple GPUs”, SIAM conference on Computational Science & Engineering, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 14-18, 2015
  • Mishra, Subhankar: “Rate Alteration Attacks in Smart Grids”, IEEE International INFOCOM Conference, Hong Kong, PRC, Apr. 26-28, 2015.

Fall 2014

  • Qi, Lin: “Realtime Response of Shortest Path Computation”, ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 04-07, 2014
  • Sakhaee, Elham: “Learning Splines for Sparse Tomographic Reconstruction”, International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, NV, Dec. 08-10, 2014.
  • SK, Minhazul: “Variational Inference on Infinite Mixtures of Inverse Gaussian, Multinomial Probit and Exponential Regression”, IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Application, Detroit, MI, Dec. 03-06, 2014

Spring 2014

  • Junjie Li: “Optimal Alignment of Three Sequences On A GPU”, 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24, 2014
  • Kamran Rahmani: “Efficient Trace Signal Selection using Augmentation and ILP Techniques”, IEEE ISQED Santa Clara, CA, March 3-5, 2014

Fall 2013

  • Haitham Gabr: “PReach: Reachability in Probabilistic Signaling Networks”, The fourth ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Biomedical Informatics Washington DC, 9/22/13 – 9/25/13
  • Mahmudul Hasan: “Color distribution can accelerate network alignment”, ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics,Washington DC., Sep. 22, 2013 to Sep. 25, 2013
  • Tushar Athawale: “Uncertainity Quantification in Linear Interpolation for Isosurface Extraction”, IEEE VIS Atlanta, Georgia, 13-18 October
  • Xi Tao: “Guided Multiple Hashing: Achieving Near Perfect Balance for Fast Routing Lookup”, IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols G�ttingen, Germany, 10/07/2013-10/10/2013

Summer 2013

  • Chi, Yu-Tseh: “Block and Group Regularized Sparse Modeling for Dictionary Learning”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition,Portland, OR, June 23-28, 2013.
  • Li, Junjie: “Multicore and GPU Algorithms for Nussinov RNA Folding”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences, New Orleans, LA, June 12-14, 2013.
  • Hajimiri, Hadi: “Proactive Thermal Management Using Memory-based Computing”, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures, NYC, NY, July 15-17, 2013.
  • Zhang, Huiyuan: “Maximizing the Spread and Positive Influence in Online Social Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems,Philadelphia, PA, July 08-11, 2013.

Fall 2005

  • Oguzhan Topsakal: “Schema Matching with Report Analysis.” 2005 International IEEE Workshop on Ontologies-based Techniques for DataBases and Information Systems (ODBIS 2005), Trondheim, Norway, September 2005. Co-located with VLDB 2005, 31st International Conference on Very Large DataBases.
  • John Quarles*: “A Pipeline for Rapidly Incorporating Real Objects into a Mixed Environment.” 4th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2005), Vienna, Austria, October 2005.
  • Fei Wang: “Simultaneous Registration and Segmentation of Anatomical Structures from Brain MRI.” 8th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Palm Springs, California, October 2005.
  • Jianhua Fan: “Root Classification of Constraint Solving.” 2005 SIAM Conference on Geometric Design & Computing, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2005.
  • Hyunju Shim: “Programming Using Dynamic System Modeling Via a 3D-based Multi-modeling Framework.” IEEE and ACM Winter Simulation Conference 2005 (WSC05), Orlando, FL, December 2005.
  • Heping Gao: “Combinatorial Classification of 2D Underconstrainted Systems.” 7th Asian Symposium on Computer Mathematics, Seoul, Korea, December 2005.
  • Xu Zhang: “A New Approach for Multiple Sequence Alignment.” Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB) 2006, Wailea, Maui, January 2006.
  • Eunsam Kim: “Efficient Scheduling Schemes for HD-quality Content Distribution.” IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2006 (CCNC 2006), Las Vegas, NV, January 2006.

Spring 2006

  • Zhen Yang: “MLP Exploitation with Seamless Preload.” Workshop on Memory Performance Issues (WMPI) in the 12th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Austin, TX, February 2006.
  • Jayendra Venkateswaran*: “Finding Data Broadness Via Generalized Nearest Neighbors.” International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), München, Germany, March 2006.
  • Subramanian Arumugam: “Closest-Point-of-Approach Join for Moving Object Histories.” International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), IEEE Computer Society, Atlanta, GA, April 2006.
  • Xudong Shi: “Coterminous Locality and Coterminous Group Data Prefetching on Chip-Multiprocessors.” International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium 2006, IEEE Society & ACM, Rhodes Island, Greece, April 2006.
  • Jungmin Shin: “Distributed Process Integration: Experiences and Opportunities for Future Research.” International Workshop on Web and Mobile Information Systems (WAMIS�06), IEEE Computer Society, Vienna, Austria, April 2006.
  • Alejandro Pauly: “Topological Reasoning for Identifying a Complete Set of Topological Predicates between Vague Spatial Objects.” 19th International FLAIRS Conference, The American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Orlando, FL, April 2006.
  • Ajit Vilas Rajwade: “A New Method of Probability Density Estimation with Application to Mutual Information Based Image Registration.” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society, New York, NY, June 2006.
  • Yongling Song: “Item Sets Based Graph Mining Algorithm and Application in Genetic Regulatory Networks.” 2006 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, IEEE Computer Society, Atlanta, GA, May 2006.
  • Wencheng Lu: Paper 1 – “Packet forwarding using pipelined multibit tries.” Paper -2 “Packet classification using pipelined two-dimensional multibit tries.”IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC’06), IEEE Computer Society, Sardinia, Italy, June 2006.
  • Mark McKenney: “Advanced Operations for Maps in Spatial Databases.” 12th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling (SDH 2006), Geoinformation Connecting Societies (GICON 2006), Vienna, Austria, July 2006.

Summer 2006

  • Florin Rusu: “Fast Range-Summable Random Variables for Efficient Aggregate Estimation.” ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2006.
  • Tianyun Ni: “Tuned Ternary Quad Subdivision.” Geometric Modeling and Processing (GMP 2006), Pittsburgh, PN, July 26 – 28, 2006.
  • Scooter Willis: “Predicting co-evolving pairs in Pfam using information theory where entropy is determined by phylogenetic mutation events.” Probabilistic Modeling and Machine Learning in Structural and Systems Biology (PMSB 2006), Helsinki, Finland, June 17-18, 2006.

Fall 2006

  • Lord, Nicholas: “An Intrinsic Geometric Framework for Simultaneous Non-Rigid Registration and Segmentation of Surfaces.” The 9th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 1-6,2006.
  • Xu, Xiaochun(*): “Approximation Algorithms For Sensor Deployment.” Innovations and Real-time Applications of Distributed Sensor Networks (DSN) Symposium 2006, Washington D.C., Oct. 16-17, 2006.
  • Kumar, Mahendra: “STRBAC-An Approach Towards Spatio-Temporal Role-based Access Control” IASTED International Conference on COMMUNICATION, NETWORK, AND INFORMATION SECURITY, Cambridge, USA, Oct. 9-11, 2006.
  • Kotranza, Aaron: “Mixed Reality: Are Two Hands Better Than One?” ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, Limassol, Cyprus, November 1-3, 2006.
  • Koo, Heon-Mo: “Directed Micro-architectural Test Generation for an Industrial Processor: A Case Study”, IEEE International Workshop on Microprocessor Test and Verification, Austin, Texas, December 4-5, 2006.

Spring 2007

  • Johnsen, Kyle: “The Validity of a Virtual Human Experience for Interpersonal Skills Education”, ACM Conference on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI 2007), San Jose, CA, April 28 – May 03, 2007.
  • Jian, Ying(*): “Protecting Receiver-Location Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks”, 26th Annual IEEE Conference on Computer and Communications Society (INFOCOM 2007), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 06-12, 2007.
  • Roberson, Christian: “A Morphological Neural Network Approach to Information Retrieval”, Annual Conference for the Florida Research Artificial Intelligence Society , Key West, FL, May 06-09, 2007.
  • Jian, Bing: “A Continuous Mixture of Tensors Model for Diffusion Weighted MR Signal Reconstruction”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging , Washington DC, USA, Apr12-15, 2007.
  • Degwekar, Seema: “Event-triggered Data and Knowledge Sharing among Collaborating Government Organizations”, International Conference on Digital Government Research , Philadelphia, PA, USA, May 20-23, 2007.
  • Yu, InKwan: “Node Selection Algorithm for Many-to-many Mapping in Peer-to-Peer Networks”, International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services, Mauritius, May 13-19, 2007.
  • Hsu, Wei-jen: “Modeling Time-variant User Mobility in Wireless Mobile Networks”, 26th Annual IEEE Conference on Computer and Communications Society (INFOCOM 2007), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 06-12, 2007.

Summer 2007

  • Barmpoutis, Angelos: “Symmetric Positive 4th Order Tensors & their Estimation from Diffusion Weighted MRI”, International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging, Roduc Abbey, Netherlands, July 2-6, 2007.
  • Zare, Alina: “SPICE: Sparsity Promoting Iterated Constrained Endmember Detection in Hyperspectral Imagery”, International Conference on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Barcelona, Spain, July 23-27, 2007.
  • Li, Xuehui: “Quality-Based Similarity Search for Biological Sequence Databases”, International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Las Vegas, NV, June 25-28, 2007.
  • Song, Xiuyao: “Statistical Change Detection for Multi-Dimensional Data”, ACM SIGKDD Conference, San Jose, CA, Aug 12-15, 2007.
  • Boyaci, Cem: “Triangulations Loosing Bundles and Weight”, The 19th Annual Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, Ottawa, Canada, Aug 20-22, 2007.

Fall 2007

  • McKenney, Mark: “PLR Partitions: A Conceptual Model of Maps”, “Ensuring the Semantic Correctness of Complex Regions”, and “Modeling Historical and Future Spatio-Temporal Relationships of Moving Objects in Databases”, Workshop on Semantic and Conceptual Issues in Geographic Information Systems (SeCoGIS 2007) in conjunction with the International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2007) , Auckland, New Zealand, November 05-09, 2007.
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  • Myles, Ashish: “Extending Catmull-Clark Subdivision and PCCM with Polar Structures”, Pacific Graphics 2007 in cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH , Maui, Hawaii, Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2007.
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  • Xu, Fei: “Randomized Algorithms for Data Reconciliation in Wide Area Aggregate Query Processing”, 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, , Vienna,Austria, September 23-27, 2007.
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  • Zhang, Xu(*): “Optimizing the alignment of many sequences”, IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering , Boston, MA, October 14-17, 2007.
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  • Gummuluru, Vandana: “An Intelligent System for Searching Genomic Sequences”, IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering , Boston, MA, October 14-17, 2007.
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Spring 2008

  • Quarles, John*: “A Mixed Reality Approach to Merging Abstract and Concrete Knowledge” and “Tangible User Interfaces Compensate for Low Spatial Cognition”, IEEE Virtual Reality 2008, 3D User Interfaces 2008 (concurrent) , Reno, NV, Mar. 8 – 12, 2008.
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  • Harsh, Piyush: “An Overlay solution to IP-Multicast Address Collision Prevention”, IASTED Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications , Innsbruck, Austria, Mar. 17-19, 2008.
  • Basu, Kanad: “A Novel Test-Data Compression Technique using Application-aware Bitmask and Dictionary Selection Methods”, ACM GLSVLSI Conference , Orlando, FL, May 04-06, 2008.
  • Manna, Parbati:”DAWN: A Novel Strategy for Detecting ASCII Worms in Networks” and “Exact Modeling of Propagation for Permutation- Scanning Worms”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference , Phoenix, AZ, Apr. 14-17, 2008.
  • Zheng, Xiaoying: “Optimal Peer-to-Peer Technique for Massive Content Distribution”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference , Phoenix, AZ, Apr. 14-17, 2008.
  • Gao,Jianwei: “Parallel Integration of Planetary Systems on GPUs”, ACM ACMSE Conference , Auburn, AL, Mar. 28-29, 2008.

Summer 2008

  • Bolton, Jeremy: “Random Set Model for Context-Based Classification”, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Hong Kong, China, June 1-6, 2008.
  • Zhang, Liang: “Achieving Global End-to-End Maxmin in Multihop Wireless Networks”, International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Beijing, China, June 17 – 20, 2008.
  • Kumar, Ritwik: “Beyond the Lambertian Assumption: A generative model for Apparent BRDF field for Faces using Anti-Symmetric Tensor Splines” and “Multi-Fiber Reconstruction from DW-MRI using a Continuous Mixture of von Mises-Fisher Distributions”, IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition and IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis , Anchorage, Alaska, June 24-28, 2008.
  • Nejhum, S M Shahed: “Visual Tracking with Histograms and Articulating Blocks”, IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition , Anchorage, Alaska, June 24-28, 2008.
  • Wang, Shao-Cheng: “BEWARE: Background Traffic-Aware Rate Adaptation for IEEE 802.11”, IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks , Newport Beach, CA, June 23-27, 2008.

Fall 2008

  • Ay, Ferhat(*): “Consistent Alignment of Metabolic Pathways without Abstraction”, The 7th International Conference on Computational Systems Bioinformatics, Stanford, California, August 26-29, 2008.
  • Rossen, Brent: “Virtual Humans Elicit Skin-Tone Bias Consistent with Real-World Skin-Tone Biases “, The 8th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Tokyo, Japan, September 01-03, 2008.
  • Jian, Ying: “Can CSMA/CA networks be made fair?”, ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking , San Francisco, CA, September 14-19, 2008.
  • Shin, Incheol: “New Approximation for Minimum-Weight Routing Backbone in Wireless Sensor Network”, International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications , Dallas, TX, October 26-28, 2008.
  • Kim, Minho: “Box Spline Reconstruction On The Face-Centered Cubic Lattice”, IEEE Visualization Conference , Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 19-24, 2008.
  • Chung, Sungwook: “A Scalable Residential Area Network Architecture Supporting HD-Quality Content Distribution”, IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference , Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2009.

Spring 2009

      • Liu,Gang: “Enhanced Stream Prefetcher with Stride Prefetching, Noise Filtering and Stream Repetition”, IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb 14-18, 2009.
      • Kotranza, Aaron(*): “Virtual Humans That Touch Back: Enhancing Nonverbal Communication w ith Virtual Humans through Bidirectional Touch” and “Virtual Multi-Tools for Hand and Tool-Based Interaction with Life-Size Size Virtual Human Agents”, IEEE Virtual Reality and IEEE 3D User Interfaces (concurrent) Conferences, Lafayette, LA, USA, Mar 14-18th, 2009.



  • Rusu, Florin: “Sketching Sampled Data Streams”, IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, Shanghai, China, March 29 – April 4, 2009.
  • Rasheed, Hassan: “Automated Risk Assessment for Sources and Targets of Vulnerability Exploitation”, World Congress of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Anaheim, CA, March 31 – April 02, 2009.
  • Outman, Shawn: “Identifying Task-Level Parallelism by Functional Transformation with Side-Effect Domains”, ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Clemson, SC, March 19-21, 2009.

Summer 2009

  • Li, Bo: “A Refined Performance Characterization of Longest-Queue-First Policy in Wireless Networks”, ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, New Orleans, LA, May 18 – 21, 2009.
  • Gurumoorthy, Karthik: “A Schroedinger Equation for the Fast Computation of Approximate Euclidean Distance Functions”, International Conference on Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision , Voss, Norway, Jun. 01-05, 2009.
  • Wang, Weixun: “Dynamic Reconfiguration of Two-Level Caches in Soft Real-Time Embedded Systems”, IEEE Symposium on VLSI, , Tampa, FL, May. 13-15, 2009.
  • Li, Yan: “In-Advance Path Reservation For File Transfers In e-Science Applications”, IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, , Sousse, Tunisia, Jul. 05-08, 2009.
  • Bandyopadhyay, Shibdas: “Sorting On A Cell Broadband Engine SPU”, IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, , Sousse, Tunisia, Jul. 05-08, 2009.
  • Mishra, Tania: “PETCAM — A Power Efficient TCAM For Forwarding Tables”, IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, , Sousse, Tunisia, Jul. 05-08, 2009.
  • Heo, Gyeongyong: “Fuzzy SVM for Noisy Data: A Robust Membership Calculation Method”, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, , Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 20-24, 2009.
  • Tiwari, Ravi: “On approximation algorithms for Interference-Aware Broadcast Scheduling in 2D and 3D Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications, , Boston, MA, Aug. 16-18, 2009.
  • Rajwade, Ajit: “Image Filtering Driven by Level Curves”, International Conference on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition , Bonn, Germany, Aug. 24-27, 2009.

Fall 2009

  • Depree, Jeff(*): “Event-Triggered Rule Processing in a Collaborative Learning Environment”, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education , Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 26-30, 2009.
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  • Zhang, Ming: “Memory Efficient Protocols for Detecting Node Replication Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols , Princeton, NJ, Oct. 14-16, 2009.
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  • Kim, Kyung-Hee: “Precise Data Race detection in a Relaxed Memory Model using Heuristic-based Model Checking”, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering , Auckland, New Zealand, Nov. 16-20, 2009.
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  • Cheng, Guang: “Non-rigid Registration of High Angular Resolution Diffusion Images Represented by Gaussian Mixture Fields” International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention , London, UK, Sep. 20-24, 2009.
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  • Xuan, Ying: (1) “On Trigger Detection against Reactive Jamming Attacks: A Clique-Independent Set Based Approach”, (2) “Towards Social-Aware Routing in Dynamic Communication Networks” IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference , Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 14-16, 2009.
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Spring 2010

  • Li, Tao(*): “Energy Efficient Algorithms for the RFID Estimation Problem”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference, , San Diego, CA, Mar. 15-19, 2010.
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  • Harsh, Piyush: “1. Mode Independent Session Directory Service Architecture”, and “2. Gray Networking – a step towards next generation computer networks”, ACM SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing, , Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Mar. 22-26, 2010.
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  • Boyaci, Cem: “An Investigation on the Nature of Wireless Scheduling”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference, , San Diego, CA, Mar. 15-19, 2010.
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  • Chen, Ting: “CAVIAR: CLASSIFICATION VIA AGGREGATED REGRESSION AND ITS APPLICATION IN CLASSIFYING OASIS BRAIN DATABASE”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, , Rotterdam, Netherlands, Apr. 14-17, 2010.
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  • Chen, Jianmin: “Weak Execution Ordering – Exploiting Iterative Methods on Many-Core GPUs”, IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software, , White Plains, NY, March 28-30, 2010.
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Summer 2010

  • Xie, Yuchen: “Image Atlas Construction via Intrinsic Averaging on the Manifold of Images”, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition , San Francisco, CA, June 13-18, 2010.
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  • Liu, Meizhu: “Total Bregman Divergence and its Applications to Shape Retrieval”, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition , San Francisco, CA, June 13-18, 2010.
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  • Mishra, Tania: “CONSISTConsistent Internet Route Updates”, and “DUOS-Dual TCAM Architecture for Routing Tables with Incremental Update”, IEEE Symposium of Computers and Communication, Riccione, Italy, 22-25 June, 2010.
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  • Wang, Weixun: “Preemptive Dynamic Voltage Scaling for Real-time Systems using Approximation Scheme”, IEEE-ACM Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 13-18, 2010.
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  • Bandyopadhyay, Shibdas: “Sorting Large Records On A Cell Broadband Engine”, IEEE Symposium of Computers and Communication, Riccione, Italy, 22-25 June, 2010.
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  • Jung, Eun-Sung: “Bandwidth Allocation for Iterative Data-dependent e-Science Applications, Topology Aggregation for e-Science Networks”, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, Melbourne, Australia, May 17-20, 2010.
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  • Li, Xiao: “An Ontology-based Mapping Repository for Meta-querier Customization”, International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering,Redwood City, CA, July 1-3, 2010.
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  • Namkoong, Young-Hwan: “Feature subset-wise mixture model-based clustering via local search algorithm”, Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ottawa, Canada, May 31st – June 2nd, 2010.
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  • Yuan, Wenjie: “Supporting Continuous Range Queries in Indoor Space”, International Conference on Mobile Data Management, Kansas City, Missouri, May 23-26, 2010.
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  • Bandyopadhyay, Nirmalya: “Modeling Perturbations using Gene Networks”, International Conference on Computational Systems Bioinformatics, Stanford, CA, August 16-18, 2010.
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  • Kanjilal, Virupaksha: “Plateau regions: An implementation concept for fuzzy regions in spatial databases”, International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems, Dortmund, Germany, June 28 – July 02, 2010.
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  • Chen, Lu: “Enhancing Web Service Registries with Semantics and Context Information”, IEEE International Conference on Service Computing, Miami, FL, July 05-10, 2010.
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  • Viswanathan, Ganesh: “BigCube: A Metamodel for Managing Multi-dimensional Data”, ISCA International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering,San Francisco, CA, June 16-18, 2010.
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  • Yuksel, Seniha: “Variational Mixture of Experts For Classification with Applications to Land-mine Detection”, “Simultaneous Feature and HMM Model Learning for Landmine Detection using Ground Penetrating Radar”, IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Istanbul, Turkey, August 20-26, 2010.
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  • Kumar, Mahendra: “J3: High Payload Histogram Neutral JPEG Steganography”, IEEE Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, August 17-19, 2010.
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  • Chu, Hung-ju: “An Information Model for Managing Domain Knowledge via Faceted Taxonomies”, IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Las Vagas, NV, August 04-06, 2010.
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Fall 2010

  • Moon, Sungwook(*): “Understanding periodicity and regularity of nodal encounters in mobile networks: A spectral analysis”, IEEE GLOBECOM International Conference , Miami, FL, Dec. 06-10, 2010
  • Thakur, Gautam: “Similarity Analysis and Modeling in Mobile Societies: The missing link”; and “ROTECT: Proximity-based Trust Advisor using Encounters for Mobile Societies”, ACM CHANTS Workshop co-located with Mobicom Conference , Chicago, IL, Sep. 19-24,2010.
  • Rossen, Brent “Using Virtual Humans to Bootstrap the Creation of Other Virtual Humans”, ACM/AAAI Internatonal conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents , Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 20-22, 2010.
  • Li, Tao “Identifying the Missing Tags in a Large RFID System”, ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing , Chicago, IL, Sep. 20-24,2010.
  • Bandyyopadhyay, Shibdas “GPU Radix Sort For Multifield Records”, ACM-IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing , Goa, India, Dec. 19-22, 2010.
  • Halan, Shivashankar “High Scores! – Motivation Strategies for User Participation in Virtual Human Development”, ACM/AAAI International conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents , Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 19-22, 2010.
  • Chuchaisri, Panoat “Fast Response PKC-Based Broadcast Authentication in Wireless Sensor Networks” IEEE-ICST CollaborateCom International Conference , Chicago, IL, Oct 09-12, 2010.
  • Cho, Chunglae “Multi-tree Multicast with a Backpressue Algorithm”, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , Atlanta, GA, December 15-17, 2010.
  • Xuan, Ying “A Graph-theoretic QoS-aware Vulunerability Assessment for Network Topologies”, IEEE GLOBECOM International Conference , Miami, FL, Dec. 06-10, 2010
  • Cheng, Jialong “Better Upper Bounds on the Rank of the 3D Rigidity Matroid of a General Graph”, NSF 20th Annual Fall Workshop on Computational Geometry , Stony Brook, NY, Oct. 29-30, 2010.
  • Moghaddam, Saeed “Internet Usage Modeling of Large Wireless Networks Using Self-Organizing Maps”, Second Workshop on Scenarios for Network Evaluation Studies in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems , San Francisco, CA, Nov. 08-12, 2010.
  • Zhang, Ming “A Probabilistic Approach for Improving TCP Fairness across Multiple Contending WLANs”, IEEE GLOBECOM International Conference , Miami, FL, Dec. 06-10, 2010

Spring 2011

  • Basu, Kanad(*): “Efficient Trace Data Compression using Statically Selected Dictionary”, IEEE VLSI Test Symposium , Dana Point, CA, May 1-5, 2011.
  • Qin, Xiaoke: “Efficient Directed Test Generation for Validation of Multicore Architecture”, IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronics Design , Santa Clara, CA, March 14-16, 2011.
  • Nguyen, Nam: “Adaptive Algorithms for Detecting Community Structure in Dynamic Social Structure”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference , Shanghai, PRC, April 10-15, 2011.
  • Bandyopadhyay, Nirmalya: “Identifying Differentially Regulated Genes”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences , Orlando, FL, Feb. 03-05, 2011.
  • Qiao, Yan: “On Memory Access Bloom Filters and Their Generalization”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference , Shanghai, PRC, April 10-15, 2011.
  • Luo, Wen: “Efficient Missing Tag Detection in RFID Systems”, IEEE INFOCOM International Conference , Shanghai, PRC, April 10-15, 2011.
  • Liu, Meizhu: “RBOOST: Riemannian Distance based Regularized Boosting”, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging , Chicago, IL, Mar. 30 – Apr. 02, 2011.
  • Ozkan, Aysegul: “EASAL: Efficient Atlasing, Analysis and Search of Molecular Assembly Landscapes”, ISCA International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology , New Orleans, LA, Mar. 23-25, 2011.
  • Liu, Hechen: “Tracking Continuous Topological Changes of Complex Moving Regions”, ACM Symposium of Applied Computing , Taichung, Taiwan, Mar. 21-24, 2011.

Summer 2011

  • Wang, Weixun: “Cache Reconfiguration and Partitioning for Energy Optimization in Real-Time Multi-Core Systems”, IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference , San Diego, CA, Jun. 05-10, 2011.
  • Ay, Ferhat: “A Novel Framework for Large Scale Metabolic Network”, ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine , Chicago, IL, Aug. 01-03, 2011.
  • Gulsoy, Gunhan: “RINQ: Reference-based Indexing for Network Queries”, International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology , Vienna, Austria, Jul. 12-21, 2011.
  • Hajimiri, Hadi: “Synergistic Integration of Dynamic Cache Reconfiguration and Code Compression in Embedded Systems”, IEEE International Green Computing Conference , Orlando, FL, Jul. 25-28, 2011.
  • Shen, Yilin: “Exploiting the Robustness on Power-Law Networks”, International Computing and Combinatorics Conference , Dallas, TA, Aug. 14-16, 2011.

Fall 2011

  • Nguyen, Nam(*): “Overlapping Communities in Dynamic Networks: Their Detection and How They can Help Mobile Applications”, ACM MOBICOM International Conference , Las Vegas, NV, Sep. 19-23, 2011.
  • Tarifi, Mohamad: “Learning Hierarchical Sparse Representations using Interactive Dictionary Learning and Dimension Reduction”, Brain Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Virginia, Nov. 04-06, 2011.
  • Chen, Chao: “A Device-Centric Approach to a Safer Internet of Things”, ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing , Beijing, China, Sep. 17-21, 2011.
  • Mirzargar, Mahsa: “Quasi Interpolation with Voronoi Splines”, IEEE Visualization International Conference , Providence, RI, Oct. 23-28, 2011.
  • Chen, Ting: “Mixture of Segmenters with Discriminative Spatial Regularization and Sparse Weight Selection”, and “Automatic Alignment of Brain MR Scout Scans using Data-adaptive Multi-structural Model”, International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention , Toronto, Canada, Sep. 18-22, 2011.
  • Dinh, Thang: “Finding Community Structure with Performance Guarantees in Scale-free Networks”, and “Overlapping Community Structures and Their Protection on Social Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Social Computing , Boston, MA, Oct. 09-11, 2011.
  • Basu, Kanad: “Efficient Combination of Trace and Scan Signals for Post Silicon Validation and Debug”, IEEE International Test Conference , Anaheim, CA, Sep. 18-23, 2011.
  • Chen, Jianmin: “Tree Structured Analysis on GPU Power Study”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Design , Amherst, MA, Oct. 10-12, 2011.
  • Bandyopadhyay, Shibdas: “Sorting Large Multifield Records on a GPU”, IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems , Tainan, Taiwan, Dec. 07-09, 2011.
  • Li, Junjie: “Strassen’s Matrix Multiplication on GPUs”, IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems , Tainan, Taiwan, Dec. 07-09, 2011.
  • Moghaddam, Saeed: “Multi-dimensional Modeling and Analysis of Wireless Users Online Activity and Mobility: A Neural-network Map Approach”, ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analyss and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems , Miami, FL, Nov. 01-04, 2011.
  • Ezzel, Zachary: “Linking Simulation and Visualization Construction through Interactions with an Ontology Visualization”, Winter Simulation Conference , Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 11-14, 2011.
  • Chapman, Bill: “Parallel Processing Techniques for the Processing of Synthetic Aperture Radar Data on GPUs”, IEEE Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology , Bilboa, Spain, Dec. 14-17, 2011.

Spring 2012

  • Chuah, Joon-Hao: “Increasing Agent Physicality to Raise Social Presence and Elicit Realistic Behavior”, IEEE International Conference on Virtual Reality , Orange County, CA, Mar. 04-08, 2012.
  • Yeo, Young-In(*): “Efficient Pixel-Accurate Rendering of Curved Surfaces”, ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games , Orange County, CA, Mar. 09-11, 2012.
  • Jin, Huafeng: “Java Memory Model-aware Model Checking”, International Conference on Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems , Tallinn, Estonia, Mar. 27-30, 2012.
  • Liu, Xinxin: “Traffic-Aware Multiple Mix Zone Placement for Protecting Location Privacy”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications , Orlando, FL, Mar. 25-30, 2012.
  • Li, Tao: “Privacy-preserving RFID Authentication based on Cryptographical Encoding”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications , Orlando, FL, Mar. 25-30, 2012.
  • Qiao, Yan: “Origin-Destination Flow Measurement in High-speed Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications , Orlando, FL, Mar. 25-30, 2012.

Summer 2012

  • Zhao, Han: (1) “Optimal Resource Rental Planning for Elastic Applications in Cloud Market” and (2) “Designing Flexible Resource Rental Models for Implementing HPC-as-a-Service in Cloud”, IEEE International Symposium of Parallel and Distributed Processing , Shanghai, China, May 21-25, 2012.
  • Rahmani, Kamran: “Synergistic Integration of Code Encryption and Compression in Embedded Systems”, ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI , Salt Lake City, UT, May 03-04, 2012.
  • Luo, Wen: “Probabilistic Missing-tag Detection and Energy-Time Tradeoff in Large-scale RFID Systems”, ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad-hoc Networking and Computing, Hilton Head Island, SC, Jun. 11-14, 2012.
  • Shen, Yilin: “Maximizing Circle of Trust in Online Social Networks”, ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media, Milwaukee, WI, Jun. 25-28, 2012.
  • Thakur, Gautam: (1)”A Framework for Realistic Vehicular Network Modeling using Planet-scale Public Webcams”, and (2)”A Framework for Sense Planet-Scale Vehicular Mobility using Online Traffic Webcams”, ACM Mobisys and Mobisys HotPlanet Conferences, London, United Kingdom, Jun. 25-29, 2012.
  • Cheng, Jailong: “Dof-rigidity, a better approximation to 3D rigidity matroid”, International Conference on Rigidity Theory: Progress, Applications and Key Open Problems, Alberta, Canada, Jul. 15-22, 2012.

Fall 2012

  • Todor, Andrei(*): “Uncertain interactions affect degree distributions of biological networks”, IEEE International Conference on Bioinfromatics and Biomedicine,Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 04-07, 2012.
  • Hasan, Mahmudul: “SiS: Significant Subnetworks in Massive Number of Network Topologies”, IEEE International Conference on Bioinfromatics and Biomedicine,Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 04-07, 2012.
  • Dinh, Thang: (1) “The Walls Have Ears: Optimize Sharing for Visibility and Privacy in Online Social Networks”; and (2) “Interest-Matching Information Propagation in Multiple Online Social Networks”, ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Maui, HI, Oct. 29 – Nov. 02, 2012.
  • Kumar, Udayan: “Discovering Trustworthy Social Spaces”, ACM Conference on Embedded Network Sensor Systems, Toronto, Canada, Nov. 06-09, 2012.
  • Rushdi, Muhammad: “Discovering Trustworthy Social Spaces”, IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, Boca Raton, FL, Dec. 12-15, 2012.

Spring 2013

  • Chuah, Joonhao(*): “Applying Mixed Reality to Simulate Vulnerable Populations for Practicing Clinical Communication Skills”, IEEE International Conference on Virtual Reality, Orange County, CA, Mar. 04-08, 2013.
  • Robb, Andrew: “Leveraging Virtual Humans to Effectively Prepare Learners for Stressful Interpersonal Experiences”, IEEE International Conference on Virtual Reality,Orange County, CA, Mar. 04-08, 2013.
  • Sakhaee, Elham: “A Spline Framework for Sparse Tomographic Reconstruction, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 07-11, 2013.
  • Lee, Jae-Woong: “A Context-driven Approach to Scalable Human Activity Simulation”, ACM International Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation,Montreal, Canada, May 19-22, 2013.

* Denotes College of Engineering Travel Award