# Courant 75th Anniversary Student Poster Presentations

**Student Poster Presentations **

## An event to celebrate Courant Institute's 75th anniversary

## May 7th 2011, 12:30-1:30pm

## 13th Floor Lounge, WWH

## Selected Courant undergraduate and graduate students will be presenting posters of their research undertaken here at the Courant Institute. All Courant community and visitors here are welcome to attend and view the posters. Lunch and refreshments will be served.

A Courant faculty commitee will select three winner posters for which prizes will be given.

** Prizes **

The three best research posters will receive an Apple iPad each.

All presenters will receive a Courant t-shirt.

**Presenters and Poster Titles**

Title and Abstracts of the Poster Presentation

Peter Bella , Math PhD student

Title: *Metric-induced wrinkling of an elastic thin film*

Katarina Bellova, Math PhD student

Title: *Nodal Sets of Stekloff Eigenfunctions*

David Broun, COB PhD student,

Title: *Topological specificity in cytokine response coding*

Evan Chou, Math PhD student

Title: *A Multiscale Approach to Digital Halftoning*

Naftali Cohen, CAOS PhD student

Title: *A Modeling Framework to Study Interaction between Resolved and Parameterized Waves*

Benoit Corda, COB PhD student

Title: *Object detection, image segmentation and scenes parsing using convolutional network*

Edoardo Corona, Math PhD student

Title: *Inextensible vesicle evolution in the presence of smooth boundaries*

Piriyadharshini Devendran, Math PhD student

Title: *An Immersed Boundary Energy-Based Method for Incompressible Viscoelasticity*

Thomas Fai, Math PhD student

Title: *An FFT-based Immersed Boundary Method for Variable Viscosity and Density Fluids*

Paul Gazzillo, CS PhD student

Title: *Syntactic Foundations for Refactoring C Or: How to Tame the C Preprocessor*

Maria Gehne, CAOS PhD student

Title: *Spectral analysis of tropical atmospheric dynamical variables using a linear shallow water modal decomposition*

Carl Gladish, CAOS PhD student

Title: *Modeling the mechanics and thermodynamics of ice shelves in warm oceans*

Sara Grundel, Math PhD student

Title: *A rational subdivision sphere*

Steven Heilman, Math PhD student

Title: *An analysis of the critical points of the propeller problem*

An-Sheng Jhang, Math PhD student

Title: *Growing Suspensions*

Kenneth Ho, COB PhD student

Title: *Fast Direct solvers by multilevel matrix compression*

Angjoo Kim, CS undergraduate student

Title: *Automated detection of diabetic retinopathy using an artificial neural network*

Samantha Lozada, Math undergraduate student

Title: *Glucose Regulation in Diabetes*

Enkeleida Lushi, Math PhD student

Title: *Chemotaxis effects in supsensions of micro-swimmers: modeling, analysis and computations*

Andrew Matteson, COB PhD student

Title: *Model Merging and Parameter Identification of EGFR and c-MET Signaling Cascades*

Sandra May , Math PhD student

Title: *Two-dimensional slope limiting for embedded boundary grids*

Giuseppe Narzisi, CS PhD Student

Title: *Scoring-and-Unfolding Trimmed Tree Assembler: Algorithms for Assembling Genome Sequences Accurately and Eﬃciently*

Andras Pataki, Math PhD student

Title: *High order methods for computing axisymmetric plasma equilibria*

Rebeca Salas-boni, Math PhD student

Title: *Principal components: a descent algorithm*

Pierre Sermanet, CS PhD student

Title: *Traffic Signs and Pedestrians Vision with Multi-Scale Convolutional Networks*

Gulseher Sarah Sirin , COB PhD student

Title: *The Aging Mechanism of Soman inhibited Acetylcholinesterase*

Adam Stinchcombe , Math PhD student, AML

Title: *Recoil Locomotion on Sea and on Land*

Ang Sun, CS PhD student

Title: *Semi-supervised Semantic Pattern Discovery with Guidance from Unsupervised**Pattern Clusters*

Li XiChen, CAOS PhD student

Title: *What will happen if the Solar Radiation reduces by 1/4: Preliminary investigations of the faint young sun paradox using Community Climate System Model.*

## Organizers

Enkeleida Lushi (lushi [at] cims.nyu.edu)

Robert Soulé (soule [at] cs.nyu.edu)

**Selection Committee**

Benjamin Goldberg

Sourav Chatterjee

Esteban Tabak

Rob Fergus

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