UMass Lowell Hosts 2022 HPC Day

September 26, 2022

The HPC Day conference series provides a showcase of computational research in science, engineering, and computer science research being carried out in the New England area. After a three-year pandemic hiatus, researchers gathered on September 9, 2022, at UMass Lowell for all things HPC.
Talks at this year’s meeting included:

Ayse Kivilcim Coskun, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University
Artificial Intelligence (AI) for High Performance Computing (HPC) Analytics 

Carole-Jean Wu, Research Scientist and Technical Lead Manager, Meta
Sustainable AI: Environmental Implications, Challenges and Opportunities

Sarah Caudill, UMass Dartmouth
Hidden Masses: The next frontier in observational gravitational-wave astronomy

Fanglin Che, UMass Lowell (UML)
Investigations of Electric Field Effects on Catalysis: A Combination of Deep Learning Models and Multi-Scale Simulations

Isaac Ginis, University of Rhode Island (URI)
Coastal Hazards, Analysis, Modeling, and Prediction for Emergency Management and Response

Aswin Gnanaskandan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
High-fidelity multiphase flow simulations using HPC

Daniel Haehn, UMass Boston
Processing of Massive Biological Datasets at UMass Boston

Francisco Hung, Northeastern University
Molecular Simulation of Deep Eutectic Solvents and Lipid Nanoparticles for Gas Separations and Drug Delivery

Markos Katsoulakis, UMass Amherst
Information divergences and optimal transport for enhanced generative modeling

Jill Moore, UMass Chan Medical School
From nucleotides to neural networks: studying gene regulation in the era of “big data”

Poster presentations:

  • Leticia Adao Gomes
    Northeastern University
    Discovery of novel organic photoredox catalyst with high-throughput virtual screening
  • Daniel Adrion
    Northeastern University
    Non-Adiabatic Molecular Dynamics Simulations Reveal the Mechanism of Decarbonylation in Complex Environments
  • Zhen Chen
    Dartmouth College
    Data-Driven Modeling of Structured Systems
  • Bosu Choi
    Dartmouth College
    Data Split for Cross-Validation in the Parameter Selection of Regularized Inverse Problems
  • Cecile Cres
    University of Rhode Island
    DL-TODA: A Deep Learning Tool for Omics Data Analysis
  • Sam DeLap
    UMass Lowell
    Applying Machine Learning Principles to X-Ray Reconstruction of Moving Morphology (XROMM)
  • Jihun Han
    Dartmouth College
    A Neural Network Approach for Homogenization of Multiscale Problems
  • Mohammad Amin Kiani
    UMass Lowell
    Development of catalyst screening workflow based on electronic structure calculations
  • Tongtong Li
    Dartmouth College
    Improving numerical accuracy for the viscous-plastic formulation of sea ice
  • Prabath Meemaduma
    UMass Lowell
    Comparative transcriptomic studies of the slow and fast twitch muscles.
  • Uzezi Okinedo
    UMass Boston
    Evidence of Local adaptation in Silver Leaf sunflower using gene network connectivity.
  • Christian Salguero
    Northeastern University
    Multiconfigurational non-adiabatic molecular dynamics towards photochemical-N2-extrusion reactions in borodiazenes
  • Ephraim Simasiku
    UMass Lowell
    Variational Multiscale Finite Element Modeling of Plasma-on-Liquid Interaction
  • Dilruba Sofia
    UMass Amherst
    Patient-Specific Mathematical Model of Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Microenvironment
  • Mark Ivan Ugalino
    UMass Dartmouth
    Turbulently driven detonations in near-Chandrasekhar mass white dwarfs
  • Mingyu Wan
    UMass Lowell
    Hybrid Organic-Inorganic SAM/Cu Interfaces Drive CO2 Capture and Conversion
  • Yuting Xu
    UMass Lowell
    Renewably-Powered CO2 Recycling for Net-Zero-Carbon On Demand Fuel Generation
  • Zhengyang Yang
    UMass Lowell
    Self-Assembled Monolayers for Electrocatalysis: A Theoretical Study of CO2 Reduction Reaction to CO over Ag
  • Wentong Zhou
    UMass Lowell
    Computational study on reactivity of graphene surface catalyzed by transition metals
  • Ryan Zurrin
    UMass Boston
    Creating The World’s Largest Mammography Database

Story image – Photo credit: Christopher Hill

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