The National Science Foundations Science & Technology Centers Directors Meeting was held August 27-29, 2012 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, VA. This event was the yearly meeting of STC Directors and Center staff to share best practices. Dr. Linda Hayden, Principal Investigator of the Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER) program represented Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) as part of their partnership with the Center for the Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) centered at the University of Kansas. Dr. Andrea Lawrence and Dr. Rebecca Caldwell attended the meeting representing Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI).

The agenda for the meeting along with speaker biographies can be found here.

Students from ECSU also presented their research during the event. Feedback from the students can be found here.

Ya'Shonti Bridgers and Michael Jefferson
Validation of the 2003 Antarctic Groundling Line through the use of ENVI

Glenn Koch and Nyema Barmore
Using CReSIS Radar Data to Determine Ice Thickness at Pine Island Glacier by Topographic Identification of Surface

Malcolm McConner
How does precipitation and temperature contribute into the decreasing of glacier mass balance?

Joyce Bevins
Analyzing MapReduce Frameworks Hadoop and Twister

Jean Bevins
Testing Windows Azure Cloud Computer Service Efficiency

2012 NSF STC
2012 NSF STC
2012 NSF STC
2012 NSF STC
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