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:: Colleges & Universities ::

Elizabeth City State University
http://www.ecsu.edu

Home of the Mighty Vikings!!! Elizabeth City State University is a Historically Black College and University, located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Indiana University - Bloomington
http://www.iub.edu/

Founded in 1820, IU Bloomington one of Indiana University’s eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. The university believes in nurturing bright minds with an exceptional support network and breadth of programs.

University of Kansas
http://www.ku.edu/

The University of Kansas is a major public research and teaching institution that operates through a diverse, multi-campus system. KU's many parts are bound together by a mission to serve as a "center for learning, research, scholarship and creative endeavor" in the state of Kansas, the nation and the world.

Ohio State University
http://www.osu.edu/

Ohio State's roots go back to 1870, when the Ohio General Assembly established the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College. Today the university is composed of 457 buildings and stretches over 1,700 acres. Rated one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State students can select from 14 colleges, 175 undergraduate majors, and 240 master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs when furthering their education.

:: Programs ::

NIA
http://nia.ecsu.edu

NIA is a undergraduate research experience program at Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) and serves as the central point of entry for several undergraduate research programs at Elizabeth City State University.

Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research [CERSER]
http://cerser.ecsu.edu/

The goal of the CERSER program is to "develop and implement innovative and relevant research collaboration focused on ice sheet, coastal, ocean, and marine research.

Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets [CReSIS]
http://www.cresis.ku.edu

CReSIS is a Science and Technology Center founded in 2005 by the National Science Foundation. The center's mission is to develop new technologies and computer models to measure and predict the response of sea level change to the mass balance of ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.

Polar Grid
http://www.polargrid.org/polargrid/index.php/Main_Page

Polar Grid is a National Science Foundation MRI funded partnership of Indiana University and Elizabeth City State University to acquire and deploy the computing infrastructure needed to investigate the urgent problems in glacial melting. Polar Grid's major components and concept of operations are depicted in the figure below.

TeraGrid
http://www.teragrid.org/

TeraGrid integrates high-performance computers, data resources and tools, and high-end experimental facilities around the country by using high-performance network connections. With a combination of resources, the TeraGrid is the world's largest, most comprehensive distributed cyberinfrastructure for open scientific research.

Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE)
https://www.xsede.org/home;jsessionid=9309BA5C165D643720DC3984ADAED21A

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is a five-year, $121-million project that is supported by by the National Science Foundation (NSF). XSEDE not only replaces, but expands on NSF TeraGrid project. XSEDE is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. Using XSEDE, researchers can establish private, secure environments that have all the resources, services, and collaboration support they need to be productive

 

:: Conferences ::

Committee on Institutional Cooperation-Summer Research Opportunities Program (CIS-SROP) Conference
http://www.gradsch.ohio-state.edu/2011srop/

Established in 1958, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) is the academic consortium of twelve major research and teaching universities. The member universities collaborate to increase minority student access to graduate education, and our keystone program in this area is the CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). Implemented in 1986, SROP is an undergraduate summer research program designed to increase educational access for students underrepresented in graduate education. This summer the conference celebrated its 25th research conference, convening more than 400 undergraduate researchers. The theme for this year's conference was “iSROP--Graduate School...Have you applied yet?”

Association of Computer and Information Science Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions [ADMI] 2011 Conference
http://admiusa.org/admi2011/index.php

ADMI was founded in August 1989. It was established as a national organization dedicated to exploring and providing remedies to the educational issues in computer/information science and computer engineering that confront minority institutions of higher education. The 2011 conference was held at Clemson University, in Clemson, South Carolina. The conference highlighted undergraduate and graduate research, placing an emphasis on cloud computing.

Super Computing 2010
http://sc09.supercomputing.org/

This year the Super Computing conference will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Today the conference has built a diverse community of participants—including researchers, scientists, computing center staff members, IT and data center management, application developers, computer manufacturing personnel, program managers, journalists and congressional staffers— making it a annual “must attend" event for those throughout the technical computing community. The conference offers presentations, tutorials, panels, and discussion forums on breakthroughs in many areas and inspired new and innovative areas of computing.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation-Summer Research Opportunities Program (CIS-SROP) Conference
http://www.gradsch.osu.edu/2010SROP/

Established in 1958, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) is the academic consortium of twelve major research and teaching universities. The member universities collaborate to increase minority student access to graduate education, and our keystone program in this area is the CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). Implemented in 1986, SROP is an undergraduate summer research program designed to increase educational access for students underrepresented in graduate education. This summerthe conference celebrated its 24th research conference, convening more than 450 undergraduate researchers. In addition, the conference brought together program alumni, faculty and staff from its member campuses and other supporters. The theme for this year's conference was “Research is Formalized Curiosity. It is Poking and Prying with a Purpose.”

Super Computing 2009
http://sc09.supercomputing.org/

The Super Computing conference was established 21 years ago. Today the conference has built a diverse community of participants—including researchers, scientists, computing center staff members, IT and data center management, application developers, computer manufacturing personnel, program managers, journalists and congressional staffers— making it a annual “must attend" event for those throughout the technical computing community. The conference offers presentations, tutorials, panels, and discussion forums on breakthroughs in many areas and inspired new and innovative areas of computing.

Association of Computer and Information Science Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions [ADMI]
http://www.admiusa.org/

ADMI was founded in August 1989. It was established as a national organization dedicated to exploring and providing remedies to the educational issues in computer/information science and computer engineering that confront minority institutions of higher education.

Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Global Competitiveness Conference [BEYA]
http://www.blackengineeroftheyear.org/v3/index.php

The BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference is devoted to honoring some the outstanding achievements of African-Americans in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Attendees can sit in on a variety of seminars and workshops that offer new information on a variety of topics affecting Black technology professionals such as career advancement, diversity programs and specialized industry updates, as well as attend a career fair.

:: Research ::

Undergraduate Research Experience [URE] - Mobile Database Team 2011 - 2012
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ur/1112/teams/database/index.html

The Undergraduate Research Mobile Database Team--at Elizabeth City State University--for the 2011-2012 academic school year is a group of undergraduate students conducting and analyzing research. This site documents the research the team conducted during the academic shcool year. Currently, the team is working on building a mobile web applicaiton that with serve as a map for the campus of Elizabeth City State University.

IU-HBCU STEM Initiative Summer Scholars Institute - Summer 2011
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ur/1011/summerinterns/evans_austin/finposter.png

For the Summer of 2011, a group of undergraduate students from Elizabeth City State University traveled to Indiana University's Bloomington campus to participate in an eight-week undergraduate research experience program. Students were partnered with a mentor and conducted research in their respective fields of study. This poster showcases the research conducted by JerNettie Burney and Robyn Evans.

Undergraduate Research Experience [URE] - Grounding Line Validation Team 2010 - 2011
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ur/1011/teams/grounding/index.html

The Undergraduate Research Grounding Line Validation Team--at Elizabeth City State University--for the 2010-2011 academic school year is a group of undergraduate students conducting and analyzing research. This year, the Grounding Line Validation Team's work is titled, "Validation of the 2003 Antartic Grounding Line through the use of ENVI." This website showcases the group's work.

IU-HBCU STEM Initiative Summer Scholars Institute - Summer 2010
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ur/1011/summerinterns/evans_austin/finposter.png

For the Summer of 2010, six students from Elizabeth City State University traveled to Indiana University at Bloomington to participate in an eight-week undergraduate research experience program. Students were partnered with a mentor and conducted research in their respective fields of study. This poster showcases the research conducted by Michael Austin and Robyn Evans.

Undergraduate Research Experience [URE] - Polar Grid Team 2009 - 2010
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ur/0910/teams/pg/

The Undergraduate Research Polar Grid Team--at Elizabeth City State University--for the 2009-2010 academic school year is a group of undergraduate students conducting and analyzing research. This year, the Polar Grid Team work is titled, "A Comparison of Job Duration Utilizing High Performance Computing on a Distributed Grid." This website showcases the group's work.

Facebook Groups—URE Polar Grid Group
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=54975461388&ref=ts

The 2009 - 2010 academic Polar Grid Team has a facebook group that documents the teams daily activities.

Undergraduate Research Experience in Ocean, Marine, and Polar Science [UREOMPS] - Polar Grid Team Summer 2009
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ureomps2009/teampolar/index.html

The URE OMPS Polar Grid Team--at Elizabeth City State University--during the summer of 2009 is a group of undergraduate students conducting research to aid the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets. This website showcases the group's work, which deals with a comparative analysis of localized command line execution.

Undergraduate Research Experience [URE] - Multimedia Team 2008 - 2009
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ur/0809/teams/mmt/index.html

The Undergraduate Research Multimedia Team--at Elizabeth City State University--for the 2008-2009 academic school year is a group of undergraduate students conducting and analyzing research in the field of multimedia. This website showcases the group's work.

:: Internships ::

STEM Summer Institute
http://www.stem.indiana.edu/summerinstitute/

The Summer Scholars Institute is an eight-week program open to students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) held at the IU Bloomington and IUPUI campuses. The vision of the program is to establish long-term, mutually beneficial, highly interactive relationships between Indiana University and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) which result in:

* Increasing numbers of African -American graduate students, scholars and professionals in the STEM disciplines.
* Increased research capacity through faculty collaborations.
* Expanded research funding opportunities.
* Enriched academic experiences through exchanges of faculty.

Undergraduate Research Experience in Ocean, Marine, and Polar Science [URE OMPS]
http://nia.ecsu.edu/ureomps2009/index.html

The URE OMPS program consists of undergraduates working on a specific research team closely with the faculty. The objective of the program is to promote the professional development of minority undergraduate students through their participation in ocean, marine and polar science research.

Pathways to Science
http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/

Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation used as a gateway to the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The project focuses on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring and resources. This site may be used to find undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring. 

:: Mathematical Tools ::

MATLab
http://www.mathworks.com/

Matrix Laboratory, commonly referred to as MATLab, is an interactive system used as a high performance language. The system is mainly used for technical computing.

MiniTab
http://www.minitab.com/en-US/default.aspx

Minitab is a statistics package that was developed by Barbara F. Ryan, Thomas A Ryan, Jr., and Brian L. Joiner at the Pennsylvania State University in 1972. Minitab began as a light version of OMNITAB, a statistical analysis program by NIST.

Mathmatica
http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/

Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. It was originally conceived by Stephen Wolfram and developed by Wolfram Research of Champaign, Illinois.

Simple Matrix Calculator
http://www.math.purdue.edu/~dvb/matrix.html

The Simple Matrix Calculator is a mathematical tool developed by Donu Arapura at Purdue University. The calculator will take a matrix, of size up to 5x6, to reduced row echelon from by Gaussian elimination.

 

 

 

 

 

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Robyn Evans Contact Information: 1704 Weeksville Rd; Campus Box 672; Elizabeth City North Carolina 27909