Name School Year Supervisor Project Description
Matthew Zhan University of Texas at Austin 2015 Chaowei Yang Spatiotemporal Big Data project Facilitated the collaboration with NASA and resulted in a student-lead presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers
Hunter Loveland University of Chicago 2015 Paul Houser, Min Sun, Yunfeng Jiang Gathering data from climate sensors in the Fraser experimental forest, Fraser, Colorado.
Nicholas Bertini George Mason University 2015 Chaowei Yang contributed to the NASA-sponsored project of designing conceptual architecture for planetary defense and risk mitigation. Results have been presented in the American Geological Union Fall Meeting 2015 at San Francisco, CA.
Andrew Donnley George Mason University 2015 Donglian Sun, Sven Furhmann 3D data modeling and visualization
Alena Deveau Virginia Tech University 2016 Chaowei Yang, Manzhu Yu, Yongyao Jiang Planetary Defense project Advanced NASA’s Planetary Defense systems infrastructure and researched operational capabilities of the facilities that contribute to national security issues.
Joseph George University of Richmond 2016 Chaowei Yang, Manzhu Yu Planetary Defense project Results of the planetary defense project were presented at the International Symposium of Big Data and Cloud Computing hosted at George Mason University in July 2016.
Coleman Shepard University of Minnesota 2017 Chaowei Yang, Mengchao Xu Big Data Deep Learning Platform project Worked on the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Service portion of the Big Data platform. Setup a geospatial server (GeoServer) to connect to existing databases to distribute standardized web services. (WMS/WFS/WCS)
Joseph George University of Richmond 2017 Yongyao Jiang, Yun Li Big Data Deep Learning Platform project Facilitates the efficient big data management, query, processing, and deep learning analytics
Lara Kamal George Mason University 2017 Ishan Shams Oceanographic Data Discovery project machine learning algorithm for NASA’s oceanographic data discovery ranking framework, Mudrod, using Artificial Neural Network and evaluated the algorithm using specific metrics.
Mackenzie Kane University of Colorado 2018 Manzhu Yu Tropical Cyclone Hot Tower Segmentation project Using advanced programming skills to preprocess the climate reanalysis data and satellite observations.
Benjamin Segal University of Wisconsin-Madison 2018 Ishan Shams Flood Portal project Using web-based programming to archive, preprocess, and visualize the satellite imagery for high resolution flood information in the U.S.
Timothy Wu Yale University 2019 Dexuan Sha Arctic Infrastructure project Focusing on HSR imagery data collection, metadata analysis, data warehouse design, ETL process.
Victoria Dombrowik Yale University 2019 Dexuan Sha Arctic Infrastructure project Focusing on HSR imagery preprocessing based on data format, basic operation; raster data analysis of classification and other method.
Emmanuel Carrera University of Sourthen California 2019 Jingchao Yang Urban Heat Island TBD
Nicholas Morris James Madison University 2019 Ishan Shams,Yun Li Planetary Defense project Facilitates data scraping and mining from Horizons via telnet systems using advanced programming technology and provides CRUD middle-layer API support.

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