Preliminary Program at a Glance

Friday, March 31, 2017

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center (KC), 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Time Program Detail Location
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration KC
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Poster Session & Networking KC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Birds of Feather I KC
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM Photo KC
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM Dinner KC
7:45 PM – 8:45 PM Keynote (Dr. K. Seik) KC
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Birds of Feather II KC
10:15 PM - 12:00 PM Games and Snacks KC

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Biomedical and Physical Sciences (BPS), 567 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Time Program Detail Location
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast KC
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Panel/Paper Sessions BPS
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break BPS
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Panel/Paper Sessions BPS
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Keynote (Dr. L. Haas) BPS
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Career Fair * Atrium
2:00 PM - 3:00 pm Academic Session BPS
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Photo BPS
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Closing Remarks and Awards BPS
4:00 PM Close of MICWIC 2015 BPS

*Registered MICWIC participants may pick up a box lunch during the career fair in the Atrium.



Friday Event Details - Kellogg Center

Posters (Friday 4:00-5:30)

   Location: Kellogg Center Lincoln Room
  1. Elizabeth Dotski (Lake Superior State University) and Cordell Holbrook(Lake Superior State University). Girls can do I.T.
  2. Sarah Larkin (Michigan Technological University /Homeschool) and Miriam Eikenberry-Ureel (Houghton High School / Michigan Technological University). Beyond the Basics: A Virtual Reality Workshop for Middle School Girls.
  3. Laleh Ghalami (Wayne State University) and Daniel Grosu (Wayne State University). A Parallel Approximation Algorithm for Scheduling Parallel Identical Machines.
  4. Nida Qayyum (University of Michigan - Flint). Browser Privacy Protection: When every public Wi-Fi user can have a Sniffer behind
  5. Halle Dymowski (Michigan State University) and Harshita Das (Michigan State University). Igniting a Path to a More Diverse Tomorrow.
  6. Tayebeh Bahreini (Wayne State University) and Daniel Grosu (Wayne State University). Placement of Multi-Component Services in Edge Systems.
  7. Courtland Vandam (Michigan State University), Pang-Ning Tan (Michigan State University) and Jiliang Tang (Michigan State University). Analysis and Detection of Compromised Accounts on Twitter
  8. Ling Cao (Eastern Michigan University), William Gillespie (Eastern Michigan University), Wen Qin (Eastern Michigan University) and Andrew Bradley (Eastern Michigan University). Measuring tutoring lab activity for insights and to better allocate tutors to high demand times.
  9. Sivhaun Sera (Kalamazoo College). Role and Impact of a CS Leadership Team at Kalamazoo College
  10. Colleen Orwin (Kalamazoo College). Swim for Success Mobile Application
  11. Jessica Wilson (Eastern Michigan University). CTFs For Fun and Profit.
  12. Tamara McClintic (Lansing Community College). Are Pink Robots and Exclusive Girl Tech Clubs Enough to Keep Women in IT?
  13. Marlisa Pennington (Kalamazoo College). JAVA simulation of change ringing for handbells
  14. Badrun Nahar Rumpa (Ubicomp Lab, Marquette University), Imran Reza Ananta (Ubicomp Lab, Marquette University), Sheikh Ahamed (Marquette University) and Reza Salim (Amader Gram ICT4D). Text Message Based Tools for Global Warming and Climate Change.
  15. Samah Majadla (Eastern Michigan University). Creating a Socially Impactful Hackathon Project.

Birds of a Feather (Friday 5:30-6:30)

  • Erin McLaughlin (Auto-Owners Insurance). Building a Technical Resume
    Location: Kellogg Center Wiley
  • Rachael Miller (Atomic Object). When things go wrong: a toolkit for handling harassment.
    Location: Kellogg Center 103
  • Jennifer Marsman (Microsoft). Networking -- why it”s important and how to do it.
    Location: Kellogg Center 106

Speed Interviewing (Friday 5:30-6:30)

   Location: Kellogg Center Lincoln Room

Photo (Friday 6:30)

   Location: Kellogg Center Front Entrance Stairway

Dinner (Friday 6:45)

   Location: Kellogg Center Big 10 BC

Keynote (Friday 7:45-8:45)

   Location: Kellogg Center Big 10 BC
   Dr. Katie A. Siek (Associate Professor, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University)
   Live, Love, Research: Developing Health Informatics Technologies to Leave the World Better than I Found It

Birds of a Feather (Friday 9:00-10:00)

  • Nayana Kodur (Michigan State University). Lean In with MSU Women in Computing
    Location: Kellogg Center 103
  • Judy Asher (Ford): Interviewing 101
    Location: Kellogg Center 106
  • Devan Sayles (General Mills). Tech at a Food Company
    Location: Kellogg Center Wiley

Speed Interviewing (Friday 9:00-10:00)

   Location: Kellogg Center Lincoln Room

Games and Snacks (Friday 10:00-12:00)

   Location: Kellogg Center Lincoln Room



Saturday Event Details - Bio-Medical and Physical Sciences Building

3 Parallel Sessions (Saturday 9:00-10:00)

  • Paper Session 1:
    Session Moderator: Amal Alhosban
    Location: BLS 1425
    • Ambika Vohra (Oakland University). Digital Storytelling in Education
    • Himanandini Mohanty and Fadi Mohsen (University of Michigan - Flint). Opening Smart T.V to third-party apps, user perspectives
    • Lightning Talk: Krish Narayanan (Eastern Michigan University) iCompute – An Innovative Approach to Introducing Computing to Kids.

  • Panel: How IT is changing the face of various industries:
    Session Moderator: Pramita Mitra
    Location: BLS 1420
    • Rachael Miller (Atomic Object)
    • Eva Robert (Google)
    • Tonia Cronin (Michigan Cyber Range)
    • Lynne Miller (Raytheon)

  • Panel: Panel: Me? Do a REU?
    Session Moderator: Laurie Dillon
    Location: BLS 1400
    • Kate Bowers (Oakland University)
    • Katie Siek (Indiana University)
    • Joel Adams (Calvin College)

Break with Snacks (Saturday 10-10:30)

   Location: BPS Atrium

3 Parallel Sessions (Saturday 10:30-11:30)

  • Paper Session 2:
    Session Moderator: Belinda Moses
    Location: BLS 1425
    • Maryam Davoodi and Biswajit Panja (Eastern Michigan University)
      IoTApp: Fine-grained Application Detection Using Machine Learning in Smart Homes
    • Shivani Chittipolu and Amal Alhosban (University of Michigan - Flint).
      Data Framework adopting Apache hive
    • Lightning Talk: Megan Kress (Michigan State University).
      Voxelizing LiDAR Data: Applying Computing Concepts to Forestry

  • Panel: Continuing to Learn
    Session Moderator: Krish Narayanan
    • Kaitlin Davis (Michigan State University)
    • Samah Majadla (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Julia Osmer (IBM)

  • Panel: "Non-traditional" Industries for Computing Grads
    Session Moderator: Kelley Duffy
    Location: BLS 1400
    • Shelby Meyer (Auto Owners Insurance)
    • Marilyn Wulfekuhler (Mackinac Software, LLC)
    • Devan Sayles (General Mills)
    • Monica Ortenzio (USAA)

Break (Saturday 11:30-11:45)

Keynote (Saturday (11:45-12:45)

   Location: BLS 1440
   Dr. Laura Haas (IBM Fellow and Director Accelerated Discovery Lab, IBM)
   Computing and Big Data Are Changing Everything and You Can Help!

Lunch (Saturday 1:00 - 2:30)

   Location: BPS Atrium

Career Fair (Saturday 1:00-3:00)

   Location: BPS Atrium

Academic Panel (Saturday 1:30-2:30)

   Session Moderator: TBD
   Location: BLS 1420
  • Laurie Dillon (Michigan State)
  • Briana Bettin and Leo Ureel (Michigan Tech)

Photo: (Saturday 3:00)

   Location: TBD

Closing Remarks and Awards (Saturday 3:15-4:00)

   Location: BLS 1440