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March 24, 2014

Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Winners to Share Research Outcomes March 28

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Faculty winners from the Office of Research's 2013 Multidisciplinary Seed Funding competition will share the outcomes of their yearlong research during team presentations Friday, March 28.

The event starts at 9 a.m. in the first-floor conference center of IRP 2 with a welcome by Rodger Harvey, interim vice president for research, followed by five presentations. The presentations will last 20 minutes each, and there will be a 10-minute period for questions after each talk. Members of the campus community are invited to attend one or more of the presentations.

The schedule is as follows:

  • 9:10-9:40 a.m. - "Defibrillation of Cardiac Tissue with Nanosecond Pulsed Electric Fields" (Christian Zemlin, PI, and Andrei Pakhomov, co-PI)
  • 9:40-10 a.m. - " The Utilization of Video Face Replacement Technology for Routine Clinical Procedures in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder" (Jonna Bobzien, PI; and Chung-Hao Chen, Ann Bruhn, Debra Murray, Rebecca Deal Poston and Amy Lee, co-PIs)
  • 10:20-10:50 a.m. - "Toward Solutions to Big Data Challenges in Multiple Disciplinary Applications" (Yaohang Li, PI; and Duc Nguyen and Masha Sosonkina, co-PIs)
  • 10:50-11:20 a.m. - "A Multidisciplinary Approach for Gene Expression Pattern Image Analysis" (Shuiwang Ji, PI)
  • 11:20-11:50 a.m. - "For a Sustainable Future on Earth: High-Tech Biochar" (James Lee, PI, and Sandeep Kumar, co-PI).

Refreshments will be served; those planning to attend are asked to RSVP to http://fs25.formsite.com/researchdev/form25/index.html.