2015-2016 Summer Interns

Brandon Carswell - Parkland College

  • Project scope: NCSA's IT infrastructure
  • Mentor: Doug Fein - IT Services
SPIN intern Emily Chen

Emily Chen - Computer Engineering

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

Lengyue Chen

  • Project scope: National Data Service project
  • Mentor: Mike Freemon - National Data Service
SPIN intern Lin Cheng

Lin Cheng

  • Project scope: Exploring Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage for Data-Intensive Applications
  • Mentor: Volodymyr Kindratenko - Innovative Systems Laboratory

Ziqiao Ding - Computer Science

  • Project scope: NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory
  • Mentor: Donna Cox - Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Evan Dotterer - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Hardware Tracking and Error Measuring on the Illinois Campus Cluster
  • Mentor: Dan LaPine - Illinois Campus Cluster
SPIN intern Mingze Gao

Mingze Gao - Computer Science/Mathematics

  • Project scope: CyberGIS Center
  • Mentor: Jeff Terstriep - Urban and Regional Planning/NCSA

Dominic Grande - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: The Application of "Big Data" Analytics Techniques to Visualization Algorithms
  • Mentor: Rob Sisernos - Visualization group

Mingwei Hu - Computer Science

  • Project scope: NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory
  • Mentor: Donna Cox - Advanced Visualization Laboratory
SPIN intern Yiming Huang

Yiming Huang - Engineering

  • Project scope: CyberGIS Center
  • Mentor: Jeff Terstriep - Urban and Regional Planning/NCSA

Haotian Jiang - Computer Science

  • Project scope: Machine Learning QSAR Models for Antimicrobial Peptide Design
  • Mentor: Andrew Ferguson - Materials Science and Engineering

Allyson Julian - Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Project scope: NCSA's Data Exploration Lab
  • Mentor: Matt Turk - Data Exploration Lab
SPIN intern Sun Woo Kim

Sun Woo Kim - Engineering

  • Project scope: CyberGIS Center
  • Mentor: Jeff Terstriep - Urban and Regional Planning/NCSA
SPIN intern Shuting Li

Shuting Li - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory
  • Mentor: Donna Cox - Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Shaoshi Ling - Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Dark Energy Survey Visualization Tools and Data Mining
  • Mentor: Robert Brunner - Astronomy
SPIN intern Garrett Nickle

Garrett Nickle

  • Project scope: CyberGIS Center
  • Mentor: Jeff Terstriep - Urban and Regional Planning/NCSA

Yohann Puri

  • Project scope: Exploring Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage for Data-Intensive Applications
  • Mentor: Volodymyr Kindratenko - Innovative Systems Laboratory

Rupali Raju - Engineering

  • Project scope: CyberGIS Center
  • Mentor: Jeff Terstriep - Urban and Regional Planning/NCSA
SPIN intern Prabhat M. Reddy

Prabhat M. Reddy

  • Project scope: NCSA's Data Exploration Lab
  • Mentor: Matt Turk - Data Exploration Lab
SPIN intern Yicheng Sun

Yicheng Sun - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Environmental Informatics and Systems Analysis
  • Mentor: Barbara Minsker - Civil and Environmental Engineering

Shaqueille Thomas

  • Project scope: NCSA's IT Infrastructure
  • Mentor: Doug Fein - IT Services

Maggie Tracy - Bradley University

  • Project scope: NCSA's IT Infrastructure
  • Mentor: Doug Fein - IT Services
SPIN intern Emily Turner

Emily Turner - Engineering

  • Project scope: The Chemistry of Hydrogen Production at Nanosurfaces
  • Mentor: Elif Ertekin - Mechanical Science and Engineering

Rebecca Ventura - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Environmental Informatics and Systems Analysis
  • Mentor: Barbara Minsker - Civil and Environmental Engineering
SPIN intern Edward Villasenor

Edward Villasenor - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Speech-to-Text Auto Captioning
  • Mentor: Michael Miller - Event Services
SPIN intern Colter Wehmeier

Colter Wehmeier - Architecture

  • Project scope: NCSA's Advanced Visualization Laboratory
  • Mentor: Donna Cox - Advanced Visualization Laboratory

Jihui Yang - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Project scope: Hardware Tracking and Error Measuring on the Illinois Campus Cluster
  • Mentor: Dan LaPine - Illinois Campus Cluster
SPIN intern Dingcheng Yue

Dingcheng Yue - Computer Science

  • Project scope: Dark Energy Survey Visualization Tools and Data Mining
  • Mentor: Robert Brunner - Astronomy
SPIN intern Michael Yoo

Michael Yoo

  • Project scope: A Tool for Live, Interactive Workflow Views over Programming Scripts
  • Mentor: Bertram Ludaescher - Library and Information Science/NCSA
SPIN intern Xusheng Zhang

Xusheng Zhang

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

Mingzhe Zhao

  • Project scope: Dynamic Monitoring and Runtime Configuration of Voyager Web Crawler
  • Mentor: Scott Althaus - Political Science/Cline Center for Democracy

Past SPIN interns

See the interns who participated from: Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012