University of Minnesota


2011 Digital Technology Initiatives Forum

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
12:00–3:00 pm

401/402 Walter Library


noon–1:00 p.m. POSTER SESSION — 2010 Grant Winners Pizza and antipasti salad luncheon provided
1:00–2:20 p.m.

2010 DTI Grant Team Presentations

  • "Coupling Automatic Skill Evaluation and Visual Analytics to Improve Surgical Training," PI: Professor Dan Keefe Computer Science and Engineering Department, Co-PI: Professor Robert Sweet, MD Urologic Surgery Department
  • "GSA: A New Storage Architecture Combining Graphic Processing Units and Solid State Disks to Boost I/O Performance," PI: Professor David J. Lilja Electrical and Computer Engineering, Co-PI: Weijun Xiao Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • "Turbulent Multi-Phase Flow Modeling, Data Mining, and Advanced Environmental Informatics for Mercury Removal from Coal Combustion Flue Gases," PI: Professor Sean C. Garrick Mechanical Engineering, Co-PI: Professor Graham Candler Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Co-PI: Professor George Karypis Computer Science and Engineering
  • "Computational Methods for Forward Biological Engineering," PI: Professor Yiannis Kaznessis Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Co-PI: Marc Riedel Electrical and Computer Engineering, Co-PI: Claudia Schmidt-Dannert Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
2:20–2:50 p.m.

2011 DTI Grant Program Overview: G. Giannakis, DTC Director

  • Inter-disciplinary and large grant objectives
  • Awards and follow on funding requirements
2:50–3:00 p.m.Closing Q&A — Adjourn

Contact Information

Digital Technology Center

499 Walter Library, 117 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: (612) 624-9510

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