2017 Summer Interns

SPIN intern Antonio Massoni Abinader

Antonio Massoni Abinader - Electrical and Computer Engineering

SPIN intern Siddharth Ahuja

Siddharth Ahuja - Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Virtual reality and ray tracing for computational materials science
  • Mentor: Andre Schleife
SPIN intern Adhithya Bhaskar

Adhithya Bhaskar - Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Replicability and reproducibility in computational physics
  • Mentor: Matthew Krafczyk - Computing and Data Sciences
SPIN intern Qingyi Cao

Qingyi Cao - Electrical Engineering

  • Project scope: Scientific workflow systems (material science)
  • Mentor: Daniel Katz
SPIN intern Nathanael Michael Claussen

Nathanael Michael Claussen - Statistics

  • Project scope: Data-driven scientific visualization with virtual and augmented reality
  • Mentor: Matthew Turk
SPIN intern Derek Glennon

Derek Glennon

  • Project scope: Simulating neutron stars with computational fluid dynamics
  • Mentor: Charalampos Markakis - Physics and Astronomy
SPIN intern Daniel Jefferson Gross

Daniel Jefferson Gross - Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Project scope: A stand-alone tool for p-refinements of 3D finite element meshes with boundary conditions
  • Mentor: JaeHyuk Kwack - Scientific and Engineering Applications Support Group
SPIN intern Sahil Gupta

Sahil Gupta - Computer Science

SPIN intern Nick Heyek

Nick Heyek - Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Project scope: TERRA REF: A computer vision and machine learning pipeline to interpret plant traits and predict yields
  • Mentor: David LeBauer - NCSA Earth & Environment
SPIN intern Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson - Physics and Computer Science

  • Project scope: Modeling and characterization of black hole mergers in dense stellar environments with the Einstein Toolkit
  • Mentor: Eliu Huerta - Physics and Astronomy
SPIN intern Aditya Khanna

Aditya Khanna

  • Project scope: Online data transfer monitoring and tuning
  • Mentor: Engin Arslan
SPIN intern Tanitpong Lawphongpanich

Tanitpong Lawphongpanich - Computer Engineering

SPIN intern Zachary Lee Mesplay

Zachary Lee Mesplay - Mechanical Engineering

  • Project scope: CFD and FEA for modeling and simulation
  • Mentor: Ahmed Taha - NCSA Industry
SPIN intern Anh Nguyen

Anh Nguyen - School of Art & Design

  • Project scope: General projects
  • Mentor: Donna Cox - Advanced Visualization Lab
SPIN intern Olafur Olafsson

Olafur Olafsson - Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Project scope: Biorhythms on the (silent) dance floor
  • Mentor: Kiel Gilleade - Culture & Society
SPIN intern Roshan Rajan

Roshan Rajan - Computer Engineering

SPIN intern Rahul Sachdeva

Rahul Sachdeva - Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Scientific workflow systems (general computer science or astronomy-application specific)
  • Mentor: Daniel Katz
SPIN intern Napat Saengthongsrikamol

Napat Saengthongsrikamol

  • Project scope: Advanced Visualization Laboratory — General Projects
  • Mentor: Donna Cox and John Toenjes - Advanced Visualization Lab
SPIN intern Shin Taniguchi

Shin Taniguchi - Computer Science

SPIN intern Kathleen Tracy

Kathleen Tracy - Mechanical Engineering

  • Project scope: CFD and FEA for modeling and simulation
  • Mentor: Ahmed Taha - NCSA Industry
SPIN intern Shenyi Wang

Shenyi Wang - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Music composition and sound design on supercomputers
  • Mentor: Sever Tipei
SPIN intern Sibo Wang

Sibo Wang - Astronomy and Computer Science

  • Project scope: Scaling up astrophysical simulations using the Einstein Toolkit
  • Mentor: Roland Haas - Scientific and Engineering Applications Support
SPIN intern Zekun Wei

Zekun Wei - Electrical Engineering

  • Project scope: Virtual reality and ray tracing for computational materials science
  • Mentor: Andre Schleife
SPIN intern Piotr Wilczynski

Piotr Wilczynski

  • Project scope: Speech-to-text auto captioning
  • Mentor: Michael Miller - NCSA Events Services

Returning Interns

SPIN intern Emily Chen

Emily Chen - Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Augmented Reality for Materials Science
  • Mentor: Andre Schleife - Materials Science and Engineering
SPIN intern Michael Olson

Michael Olson - Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Cloud computing and cloud storage for data-intensive applications
  • Mentor: Vlad Kindratenko - Innovative Systems Laboratory
  • Project report
SPIN intern Yan Zhan

Yan Zhan - Computer Engineering

Past SPIN interns

See the interns who participated from: Fall 2016, Summer 2016, Fall/Summer 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012