Second Workshop of Mission-Critical Big Data Analytics (MCBDA 2017)

May 16 - 17, 2017



Agenda

Tuesday: May 16 2017 (MSC Ballroom)


9:00 - 9:10 AM        Opening(Welcome and Logistic Issues)
                                Dr. Lijun Qian, PI and Director of the CREDIT Center
                                Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
                                Roy G. Perry College of Engineering, Prairie View A&M University

9:10 - 9:30 AM        Greetings and Overview of Prairie View A&M University
                                Dr. George Wright, President of Prairie View A&M University

9:30 - 9:50 AM        DOD Center of Excellence Program
                                Ms. Evelyn Kent, OASD HBCU/MI Program Manager and
                                Dr. Timothy S. Kroecker, AFRL Program Manager

9:50 - 10:40 AM      Keynote Speech I: “Using Big Data Analytics to Fight Identity Fraud”
                                Dr. Stephen Coggeshall, Chief Analytics and Science Officer, ID Analytics
                                Slides can be found here

10:40 - 10:50 AM    Break


10:50 - 11:40 AM    Keynote Speech II: “Fast Efficient VR Immersive Content from 2D video via Deep                                Learning for Mission Critical Applications”
                               Dr. Henry Chu, 
Executive Director, Informatics Research Institute Professor, School of                                Computing and Informatics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
                                Slides can be found here

11:40 - 11:55 AM    Demo: “Remote 3D Big Data Volume Visualization on Cloud”
                               The CREDIT Center computing platform team led by Dr. Lei Huang

11:55 - 12:10 PM    Student Presentation: “The Winning Strategies for the 2016 IEEE Big Data                                Competition and Valuable Experiences”
                               The winning student team of the CREDIT Center: Safat Mahmood, Joshua Bassey,                                Travon Johnson, De'Ahna Johnson

12:10 - 2:00 PM      Luncheon with Featured Keynote Speech III:
                                “Privacy and Big Data: Can They Coexist?
” (12:50 – 1:40 PM)
                                Dr. Daniel J. Ragsdale, Director of the Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center
                                Professor of Practice, Computer Science and Engineering of Texas A&M University
                                Slides can be found here


2:00 - 2:35 PM        Technical Presentation: “Tensor Decompositions for Big Multi-aspect Data                                               Analytics”
                                Dr. Vagelis Papalexakis, Assistant Professor at the University of California Riverside
                                Slides can be found here

2:35 - 3:10 PM        Technical Presentation: “Mass Movements and Their Adoption in Social Media”
                                Dr. Fang Jin, Assistant Professor at the Texas Tech University
                                Slides can be found here

3:10 - 3:45 PM        Technical Presentation: “Threat Modeling and Risk Analysis in Cyber-Physical
                               Systems”

                                Dr. Emeka Eyisi, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)
                                Slides can be found here

3:45 - 4:00 PM        Break


4:00 - 4:35 PM        Technical Presentation: “GPU accelerated High-Performance Data Analytics”
                                Dr. Robert Crovella, NVIDIA
                                Slides can be found here

4:35 - 5:10 PM        Technical Presentation: “IBM Watson”
                                LaShina B. Williams, IBM
                                Slides can be found here

5:10 - 5:45 PM        Technical Presentation: “An Overview of Processing and Exploitation at the
                                Information Directorate”

                                Dr. Timothy S. Kroecker, AFRL

5:45 - 6:00 PM        Break


6:00 - 7:30 PM        Workshop Reception with Student Poster Session and Competition
                                Facilitator: Dr. Pamela Obiomon, Department Head of ECE at PVAMU

Wednesday: May 17, 2017


(Morning : MSC Ballroom )


9:00 - 9:10 AM        Opening(Welcome and Logistic Issues)
                                Dr. Lijun Qian, PI and Director of the CREDIT Center
                                Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
                                Roy G. Perry College of Engineering, Prairie View A&M University

9:10 - 9:30 AM        Greetings and Overview of Prairie View A&M University
                                Dr. Felecia Nave, Provost and Senior Vice President of Prairie View A&M University

9:30 - 10:20 AM      Keynote speech IV : “Fresh Breeze: A Radical Approach to Massively Parallel
                                Computer Architecture and Programming”

                                Dr. Jack B. Dennis, Professor, MIT CSAIL
                                Slides can be found here

10:20 - 10:35 AM    Break


10:35 - 11:10 AM    Technical Presentation : "Programming Model Challenges for Extreme Scale
                               Computing and Data Analytics

                               Dr. Vivek Sarkar, Professor, Rice University

11:10 - 11:45 AM    Technical Presentation : “Big Stream Data Analytics: Current & Future Trends”
                               Dr. Latifur Khan, Professor, UT Dallas
                                Slides can be found here

11:45 - 12:20 PM    Technical Presentation : “Efficient Krylov Subspace Approximation for Manifold                                Learning”
                               Dr. Shinjae Yoo, Brookhaven National Laboratory
                                Slides can be found here

12:20 - 2:00 PM     Lunch Break

(Afternoon: Advanced Computing Lab in the Electrical Engineering Building)


2:00 - 3:30 PM      Intensive Hands-on Training Part I:
                              Learning for Big Data using Cloud based Platform Provided by the training team of the                               CREDIT Center

3:30 - 3:45 PM      Break


3:45 - 5:30 PM    Intensive Hands-on Training Part II:
                            Deep Learning for Big Data using Google TensorFlow
                             Provided by the training team of the CREDIT Center
                            (All the training materials and use of the CPU and GPU clusters will be provided.)
                             Source codes and materials are available upon request.
                             Please contact the tutorial chair Dr.Hsiang-Huang Wu (PVAMU) at
                             virtuoso.wu@gmail.com .


2:00 - 4:00 PM    Wrap up Discussions
                            (Concurrent with the training session)
                            All stakeholders (by invitation only)
                            (Room 315D, 3rd floor of the Electrical Engineering building)

5:30 PM             Adjourn
.