Talk Abstracts

AWS Research Initiatives

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Sanjay Padhi, PhD, Amazon Web Services Research Initiatives

Big Scientific Data and Data Science

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Tony Hey, PhD, Chief Data Scientist, Science & Technology Facilities, UK

Closing Remarks

S. Alexander Szalay, PhD, Director of IDIES, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Professor of Astrophysics & Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

EchoSIM: Multiscale Acoustic Simulations Integrated with Free-Flight Experiments for Echo Scene Analysis of an Echolocating Bat

Seed Fund Update
Rajat Mittal (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Jung Hee Seo (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Cynthia F. Moss (Psychological and Brain Sciences), Susanne J. Sterbing-D’Angelo (Psychological and Brain Sciences),

Enter the matrix: Interpreting unsupervised feature learning with matrix decomposition to answer unasked questions in high-throughput data

Seed Fund Update
Elana J. Fertig (Department of Oncology, School of Medicine), Raman Arora (Department of Computer Science, Whiting School of Engineering),

IDIES Proposal Submission Service

Margie Gier, Senior Administrative Manager, Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science

Integrating Environmental Genomics Into Biogeochemical Models

Seed Fund Update
Sarah Preheim, PhD, Department of Environmental Health & Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

MARCC Update

Jaime Combariza, PhD, Director, Maryland Advanced Research Computing Center

New Tools for an Old Problem: Building a Global and Historical Data Set of Social Unrest

Seed Fund Update
Beverly J. Silver (Sociology Department; Arrighi Center for Global Studies), Sahan Savas Karatasli (Sociology Department, Arrighi Center for Global Studies), Christopher Nealon (English Department),

Opening Remarks

S. Alexander Szalay, PhD, Director of IDIES, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Professor of Astrophysics & Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

The MEDE Data Science Cloud: Building a Bridge to Materials Science

David Elbert, Associate Research Scientist, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences

When Big Data is Not Enough

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Alan Yuille, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Cognitive Science, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Johns Hopkins University