Time EDT Speaker Presentation
8:00 – 8:30AM Light breakfast Refreshments Marcus Nanotechnology Research Center, Room 1117/1118
8:30 – 8:35am David McDowell, Sigma Xi GT Chapter President Welcome
8:35 – 8:40am Paul Kohl, Chair of the Monie A. Ferst Award Selection Committee The Monie A. Ferst Award
8:40 – 8:45AM Edwin Romeijn Remarks by the ISyE school chair
AM Session Chair:
8:45 – 9:15am Derek Bingham (remote) Demystifying Deep Gaussian Processes for Computer Model Emulation
9:15 – 9:45am Devon Lin (remote) Sequential Design of Computer Experiments with Quantitative and Qualitative Factors in Applications to HPC Performance Optimization
9:45 – 10:15am Rui Tuo A novel Rapid Algorithm for Gaussian Process Regression
10:15 – 10:30AM Break
10:30 – 11:00am Arman Sabaghi Pouring New Wines From Old Bottles: Jeff Wu’s Contributions to the Design and Analysis of Fractional Factorials
11:00 – 11:30am Xinwei Deng Embracing Experimental Design Thinking for Large-scale Statistical Analysis
11:30 – 12:00am Matthew Pratola Influential Observations in Bayesian Regression
Tree Models
12:00 – 1:30PM Lunch
PM Session chair:
1:30 – 2:00pm Matthew Plumlee Large Scale Kriging by Substituting Optimization for Inversion
2:00 – 2:30pm Simon Mak Graphical Multi-Fidelity Modeling, with Applications to Heavy-Ion Collisions
2:30 – 2:45PM Break
2:45 – 3:15pm Jing Li Knowledge-Infused Machine Learning in Precision Medicine of Brain Cancer Using Neuroimages
3:15 – 3:45pm Yao Xie Uncertainty Quantification and Active Learning for Matrix Completion — joint work with Simon Mak and Henry Yuchi Shaowu
3:45 – 4:00PM Break
Award Presentation and Awardee Address
4:00 – 4:10pm David McDowell Monie A. Ferst Award Presentation for C.F. Jeff Wu
4:10 – 5:15pm C.F. Jeff Wu From Real World Problems to Esoteric Research: Examples and Personal Experience