Academic Year 2020-2021 Virtual SPIN Poster Session

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Academic Year virtual SPIN poster session competition winners!

  • Sneh Pandya is the 1st place winner
  • Trevor Wong is the 2nd place winner
  • Yihong Jian is the 3rd place winner

Uni High students and NCSA Frankel Scholars Keshav Gandhi and Sophia Torrellas received Honorable Mentions.

Winners will be recognized with the Fiddler Innovation poster awards.

Thank you so much to our judging panel: Amanda Lombardo, Bertram Ludaescher, and Michal Ondrejcek!

Discovery of Biomarkers for Coronary Microvascular Disease poster

Discovery of Biomarkers for Coronary Microvascular Disease

Author: Saumya Agrawal Mentors: Alicia Arredondo Eve, Justina Zurauskiene, Zeynep Madak Erdogan Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

AI System for Analyzing Footage from Animal-Borne Cameras: A Sea Turtle Case Study poster

AI System for Analyzing Footage from Animal-Borne Cameras: A Sea Turtle Case Study

Author: Brian Chen Mentors: Aiman S Soliman, Brian Allan, Nathan Robinson Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Crop Field Grassway Segmentation using NAIP Satellite Imagery poster

Crop Field Grassway Segmentation using NAIP Satellite Imagery

Author: Melissa Chen Mentor: Kejie Zhao Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Visualizing Isosurfaces of Electron Density poster

Visualizing Isosurfaces of Electron Density

Author: Zixuan Chen Mentor: Andre Schleife Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Athletic Data Analysis poster

Athletic Data Analysis

Author: Ishani Desai Mentor: Loretta Sue Auvil Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Statistical Methods for Risk Prediction in Pandemic Data poster Honorable mention award

Statistical Methods for Risk Prediction in Pandemic Data

Authors: Keshav Gandhi, Sophia Torrellas Mentors: Weihao Ge, Liudmila Mainzer Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Automatically Testing the Einstein Toolkit using Github Actions poster

Automatically Testing the Einstein Toolkit using Github Actions

Author: Mohammed Shafwat Jamil Mentor: Roland Haas Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Identifying Grassed Waterways and Riparian Buffers over Agricultural Areas using High Resolution Satellite Images poster Third place award

Identifying Grassed Waterways and Riparian Buffers over Agricultural Areas using High Resolution Satellite Images

Author: Yihong Jian Mentors: Bin Peng, Yaping Cai, Kaiyu Guan Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Natural Language Processing Methods to Parse Birth and Death Records poster

Natural Language Processing Methods to Parse Birth and Death Records

Author: Matthew Jin Mentors: Justina Zurauskiene, Zeynep Madak-Erdogan Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

The STEM IL Nobel Project: Community Health Workers Program poster

The STEM IL Nobel Project: Community Health Workers Program

Author: Sarah Kishta Mentor: Ruby Mendenhall Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Multiscale-Modeling of Sterols in Membrane Environment poster

Multiscale-Modeling of Sterols in Membrane Environment

Author: Andrew Sunwoo Lee Mentors: Ashley De Lio, Taras Pogorelov Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Deblending and Classifying Astronomical Sources with Mask R-CNN Deep Learning poster

Deblending and Classifying Astronomical Sources with Mask R-CNN Deep Learning

Author: Yufeng Liu Mentors: Colin Burke, Patrick Aleo, Xin Liu Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

AGNet: Weighing Black Holes using Machine Learning poster First place award

AGNet: Weighing Black Holes using Machine Learning

Author: Sneh Pandya Mentors: Joshua Yao-Yu Lin, Devanshi Pratap, Xin Liu, Matias Carrasco Kind Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Real Time Speech Captioning poster

Real Time Speech Captioning

Author: Joseph Rejive Mentor: Michael Miller Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Improving Champaign County 211 Information for Crisis Response poster

Improving Champaign County 211 Information for Crisis Response

Author: Ruobin Wang Mentor: Jorge Rojas Alvarez Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Residual Neural Networks for Waterlogged Field Classification poster Second place award

Residual Neural Networks for Waterlogged Field Classification

Author: Trevor Wong Mentors: Yaping Cai, Kaiyu Guan Video presentation | Poster (PDF)

Transfer Learning with LSTM for Predicting Surface Soil Organic Carbon Concentration from Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery poster

Transfer Learning with LSTM for Predicting Surface Soil Organic Carbon Concentration from Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery

Author: Chenhui Zhang Mentors: Sheng Wang, Kaiyu Guan Video presentation | Poster (PDF)