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4th Annual Computing and Information Technology Student Mini Showcase

August 2, 2012
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Study Center, Jemez/Cochiti Conference Room & Gallery

This event sponsored by Information Science and Technology Institute and High Performance Computing will showcase the work of computing students across the various divisions, including CCS, DCS, HPC, NIE, SAE, INST, and more. Students and staff from the various computing divisions are invited to network and to discuss and celebrate the student’s work. Any interested badge holder may attend.

Agenda - Unclassified

FACILITATOR:     Carol Hogsett, High Performance Computing and Associate Directorate for Information Technology Student Liaison

8:45    Institutes Welcome, David L. Clark—Program Director, Institutes Office

8:50    Welcome / Overview, Gary Grider—Acting Division Leader, High Performance Computing

PRESENTATION SESSION 1:  9:00—11:00 AM

9:00    Building a Parallel Cloud Storage System Using OpenStack’s Swift Object Store   
           Andrew Burns — New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
           Kaleb Lora — University of Washington – Seattle
           Esteban Martinez — University of New Mexico
           Martel Shorter — Prairie View A&M University
           Mentors: HB Chen, Parks Fields, and Benjamin McClelland, HPC-5; David Sherrill and Pamela Smith, HPC-3; Alfred Torrez, HPC-1


9:25    Applied Parallel Metadata Indexing   
           Michael Jacobi — University of New Mexico
           Mentors: Cody Scott and Aaron Torres, HPC-3

9:45    GlusterFS:  One Storage Server to Rule Them All   
           Eric Boyer — Michigan Technological University
           Matthew Broomfield — New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
           Terrell Perrotti — South Carolina State University
           Mentors: David Kennel and Greg Lee, DCS-1

10:05    Break

10:20    Metadata Reduction in an Exascale File System   
             Jun He — Illinois Institute of Technology
             Mentors: Mike Lang and John Bent, HPC-5; and Aaron Torres, HPC-3

10:40    The Design and Implementation of a Multi-level Content-Addressable Checkpoint File System   
             Abhishek Kulkarni — Indiana University
             Mentor: Michael Lang, HPC-5

 POSTER SESSION - GALLERY:  11:00—1:00 PM


11:00  Student Poster Session – Light Refreshments Provided

1:00    Student Poster Session Concludes

PRESENTATION SESSION 2:  1:00—3:35 PM


1:00    iSSH vs. Auditd: Intrusion Detection in High Performance Computing   
           David Karns — New Mexico State University
           Katy Protin — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
           Justin Wolf — California State University
          Mentors: Graham Van Heule, and Jim Williams, HPC-3; Alex Malin, HPC-DO

1:20    Stewardship of Resources in a Virtual Infrastructure   
           David Carlson — Lewis University
           Mentor: Jeffery Click, NIE-IS

1:40     DHCP
            Alexander Castillo — New Mexico State University
            Mentor: Brenda Joyce, SAE-2

2:00    Scalable Node Monitoring  
           Alexander Drotar — University of Colorado - Boulder
           Erin Quinn — Fairleigh Dickinson University
           Landon Sutherland — New Mexico State University
          Mentors: Mike Mason and Jon Bringhurst, HPC-3

2:20    Break

2:35    An Analysis of Source Tilting and Sub-cell Opacity Sampling for IMC   
           Ryan T. Wollaeger — University of Wisconsin, Madison
           Mentor: Todd J. Urbatsch, CCS-2

2:55    Data-parallel Halo Finder Operator in PISTON   
           Wathsala Nayomi Widanagamaachchi — University of Utah
           Mentor: Chris Sewell, CCS-7

3:15    Hard Disk/Solid State Drive Synergy in Support of Data-Intensive Computing   
           Ke Liu — Wayne State University
           Mentor: Kei Davis, CCS-7

3:35    Event Concludes

For more information contact Carol Hogsett, carol@lanl.gov, 665‐4732 or Josephine Olivas, jojo@lanl.gov, 663-5725.

Download agenda here.

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