Computational Sustainability Workshop

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April 17, 2014 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Atlanta, GA

Georgia Tech Computational Sustainability Workshop
April 17  |  Georgia Tech Hotel  |  1–6 p.m.

The Institute for Data and High Performance Computing (IDH) and the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems (BBISS) present a Computational Sustainability Workshop on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Georgia Tech Hotel. 

This event replaces the original workshop scheduled for January 31, which was postponed due to inclement weather. If you were registered for the original event, please resubmit your registration so that we may maintain an accurate attendee list. Also, new registrants are welcome.

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The Georgia Tech Computational Sustainability Workshop brings together researchers with interests at the intersection of computing and sustainability to explore computation as an enabler for creating more sustainable, resilient cities.

The event will offer participants the opportunity to develop unifying research themes, which can be used to create large-scale research projects and research thrusts in the computational sustainability area.


1:00     Introductions and Overview
            Richard Fujimoto and John Crittenden

Research Presentations

1:20     Bert Bras, Mechanical Engineering
            Computations in Sustainable Design & Manufacturing

1:32     Ashok Goel, Interactive Computing
            Computational Biomimicry

1:44     Kishore Ramachandran, Computer Science
            System Support for Internet of Things

1:56     David Bader, Computational Science & Engineering
            Massive Scale Data Analytics

2:08     Bistra Dilkina, Computational Science & Engineering
            Discrete Optimization for Biodiversity Conservation and Beyond

2:20     Discussion

2:35     Break

Research Presentations

2:45     Michael Hunter, Civil & Environmental Engineering
            Intelligent Mobility

2:57     Marilyn Smith & John-Paul Clarke, Aerospace Engineering
            A Systems Approach to Designing Sustainable Energy-Based Communities in Developing Countries

3:09     Godfried Augenbroe, Architecture
            Computational Models of New and Existing Buildings

3:21     Subhro Guhathakurta, City and Regional Planning
            Application of Geospatial Technologies for Enhancing Urban Mobility, Community Health, and Quality of Life

3:33     Polo Chau, Computational Science & Engineering
            Smart Grid Meets Big Data

3:45     Discussion

4:00     Breakout Groups

5:00     Breakout Reports and Networking Reception

6:00     Adjourn