Agenda

Thursday, April 7, 2011
All events take place at the Memorial Student Center, Room BE5, unless otherwise indicated.

Program is subject to change. All updates will be posted here.

Speaker Bios/Conference Chairs

   
   
8:30 a.m. Registration
   
9:30 a.m. Opening Address     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Stephen J. Kopp
   President, Marshall University
   
9:45 a.m. Remarks     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Paul L. Hill
   Vice Chancellor for Science and Research
   West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
   
10 a.m. Keynote Address – The Future of the Internet”     (Watch the video)
   F. Selby Wellman, MU ’63
   Former Senior Vice President, Cisco Systems Inc.
   
10:45 a.m. Break
   
11 a.m. “Cyberinfrastructure Today at Marshall University”     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Jan I. Fox
   Senior Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer
   Marshall University
   
11:25 a.m. “Cyberinfrastructure and Research”     (Watch the video)
   Dr. John M. Maher
   Vice President for Research/Executive Director of Marshall University Research Corp.
   Marshall University
   
11:50 a.m. Lunch (provided)
   
1 p.m. Faculty Presentations
   
1 p.m. “Whole Genome DNA Sequencing”     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Joan E. Wilson
   Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research
   
1:30 p.m. “From Confocal Microscopy to Molecular Imagineering”    
   Dr. Michael L. Norton
   Department of Chemistry, Marshall University
   
2 p.m. “Motion Capture/Gait Analysis”     (Watch the video)
 
  Dr. Matthew Comeau
   School of Kinesiology, Marshall University
   Dr. Felix Cheung
   School of Medicine, Marshall University
   
2:30 p.m. Break
   
   
   
2:45 p.m. Faculty Presentations, continued
   
2:45 p.m. “Black Holes Simulation and Visualization”     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Maria C. Babiuc-Hamilton
   Department of Physics, Marshall University
   
3:15 p.m. “Acoustic Phonon Generation”     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Thomas E. Wilson
   Department of Physics, Marshall University
   
3:45 p.m. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations and the Importance of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Resources”     (Watch the video)
   Dr. Douglas E. Spearot
   Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas
   
4:30 p.m. Adjournment
   
5-6:30 p.m. Reception/Demonstrations/Student Awards*
   (Location:  Arthur Weisberg Family Engineering Laboratories, 1628 3rd Ave.)

*Must be present to win.