School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Research Experiences for Undergraduates



Past Projects and Participants


2016





Jordana Dahmen

Washington State University

Project: Using Wearable Sesors to Detect Changes in Physical Activity
Kathryn Kresnye

Xavier University

Project: Perceptions of Unmanned Aerial Systems
Shayan Monadjemi

University of Texas at Dallas

Project: Top-k Event Discovery for Graph Streams
Linh Nguyen

Washington State University

Project: Adaptive Phasor Measurement Units for the Smart Electric Grid
Charles Packer

University of California San Diego

Project: Mining Data from Graphs Using a Novel Dictionary-based Compression Method
Christopher Pereyda

Whitworth University

Project: Comparing Artificial Intelligence Systems Using Visual-Only Input Through ViZDoom
Vanessa Putnam

University of California Santa Cruz

Project: Randomized Local Search for Structured Prediction
Jonathan Squibb

University of Illinois at Chicago

Project: Graphical User Interface for RepeatAnalyzer
Ryan Torelli

Washington State University

Project: Activity Recognition and User Identification Using a Wearable Stretch Sensor
Timothy Vierow

Washington State University

Project: Renaming Automatically Generated Code

2015





Rebecca Baumher

University of Pennsylvania

Project: Graph Pattern Mining Revisited for Personalized Knowledge Discovery
Jessie Bryant

Washington State University

Project: Laser Power Beaming in Smart Homes
Daniel Cardona

Cornell University

Project: K-Core Approach to Graph Community Detection
Madeline Chili

Elon University

Project: On the Ability to Provide Demonstrations on a UAS: Observing 90 Untrained Participants Abusing a Flying Robot
Alex Gain

Tulane University

Project: Compression = Intelligence?
Nicholaus Jackson

New York University

Project: Learning Macro Operators for Large Multi-Label Output Spaces
Ellen Louie

George Washington University

Project: A Signal Segmentation Tool to Facilitate Research Involving Wireless Sensors
Glory Obielodan

Utah State University

Project: Managing Bad Data in Smart Electric Meter Measurements Using Data Mining Techniques
Deontae Pharr

Kennesaw State University

Project: Real-Time Collection of Sensor Data for Android-Based Wearables
Sebastian Rodriguez

Northwestern University

Project: RTPMU: A Multi-Threaded Real-Time Data Validator for Phasor Measurement in Smart Electric Grids


2013





REU Participant: Lynn Gao
Affiliation: University of Utah
Project Title: Displaying patterns and anomalies from live stream data with a dynamically changing graph

REU Participant: Denzel Hamilton
Affiliation: University of Maryland Baltimore County Project Title: Can the AR drone fly solo?

REU Participant: Catherine Hornback
Affiliation: University of Maryland Baltimore County Project Title: A smartphone based activity recognition framework

REU Participant: Brooks Kindle
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Monitoring patient recovery using wireless physiotherapy devices
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REU Participant: Timothy Potteiger
Affiliation: University of Maryland Baltimore County
Project Title: Speed-up resolution for computer system simulations at varying frequency-voltage levels

REU Participant: Vignesh Ramachandran
Affiliation: San Jose State University
Project Title: Determining power consumption of consumer appliances using NILM

REU Participant: Joseph Taylor
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Prototype for power consumption monitoring over existing mains wiring
News article

REU Participant: Luna Zhang
Affiliation: Cornell University
Project Title: The new LEAP motion controller and its potential novel role in smart environments


2011





REU Participant: Sean Anderson
Affiliation: Clarkson University
Project Title: Graph-based learning for smart environments

REU Participant: Sadiq Anod
Affiliation: University of Washington
Project Title: Integration of smart home data with simulated smart grid

REU Participant: Brisa Calderon
Affiliation: Whitworth University
Project Title: Low voltage operational amplifier design for energy harvesting applications

REU Participant: Emma Conner
Affiliation: Oberlin College
Project Title: An algorithm for community detection in open-source software development

REU Participant: Stefan Dernbach
Affiliation: Whitworth University
Project Title: Performing activity recognition using an Android smartphone

REU Participant: John Klingner
Affiliation: Cornell College
Project Title: Sustainable computing

REU Participant: Garrett Orchard
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Applied machine learning for classifying and predicting dementia and minor cognitive impairments in aging adults

REU Participant: Arya Rahimi
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Smart golf reservation iPhone app

REU Participant: Victor Octavio Santos Uceta
Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon
Project Title: Dynamic graph patterns in the high-energy physics/theory citation networks

REU Participant: Patrick Yoho
Affiliation: Whitworth University
Project Title: CASASviz, a system for real-time visualization and activity recognition notification for smart homes


2010





REU Participant: Lorena Jimenez
Affiliation: California State University Long Beach
Project Title: A virtual reality motion capture for smart home systems

REU Participant: Miya Schneider
Affiliation: Brown University
Project Title: Machine learning techniques as a functional assessor of older adults in smart environments

REU Participant: Adam Fogle
Affiliation: Clemson University
Project Title: Graphical display of smart home sensor data on mobile devices

REU Participants: Somak Das and Silvia Chita
Affiliation: Washington State University and University of North Texas
Project Title: Home automation and security for the iPhone

REU Participant: Ellen Bachman
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Project Title: Charge pump circuit design for low voltage energy harvesting applications

REU Participant: Juan G. Ocasio Mejias
Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico
Project Title: Tracking multiple resident movement in smart home environments

REU Participant: Eliana Feasley
Affiliation: University of Maryland Baltimre County
Project Title: Tracking multiple resident movement in smart home environments


2009


2009 WSU REU Group



REU Participant: Erin Buehler
Affiliation: Eastern Washington University
Project Title: Consistency and timing in activity recognition across varied populations

REU Participant: Benjamin Burnett
Affiliation: Weber State University
Project Title: Automatic annotation of CASAS smart home data

REU Participant: Kelsey Cairns
Affiliation: Portland State University
Project Title: Actigraphic movement classification

REU Participant: Seun Deleawe
Affiliation: University of North Texas
Project Title: Learning CO2 levels as a partial indicator of air quality in smart environments: A data mining task

REU Participant: Luciana Diamente
Affiliation: California State Polytechnic University
Project Title: Presentation of data collected using remote wireless sensor network

REU Participant: Desmond Eskridge
Affiliation: Alcorn State University
Project Title: Implementing entertainment devices into a smart environment

REU Participant: Rachelle Goll
Affiliation: Truman State University
Project Title: Non-invasive mobility monitoring for early detection of dementia

REU Participant: Anthony La
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Visualization of activity data in smart environments

REU Participant: Vy-Hoa Le
Affiliation: University of Portland
Project Title: Low noise amplifiers: A door to wireless batteryless sensors

REU Participant: Kjerste Tangvald
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Energy analysis and data mining in the smart environment

2008


REU Participant: Akeem Abodunrin
Affiliation: San Francisco State University
Project Title: Predicting smart apartment inhabitant daily energy expenditure

REU Participant: Partia Mahmoudabadi
Affiliation: Seattle Central Community College
Project Title: Reminder system in smart house

REU Participants: Devin McBride and Michael Miceli
Affiliation: Seattle University, Louisiana State University
Project Title: A Google Earth user interface for wireless sensor networks

REU Participants: Chris Miceli
Affiliation: Louisiana State University
Project Title: XMPP XEP-0060 pubsub as middleware

REU Participants: Bryan Minor and Benjamin Swedlove
Affiliation: Washington State University, University of Texas at Dallas
Project Title: Second Life as a visualization tool for smart environments

REU Participants: Dan Rippon
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Multi-sensor security portal

REU Participants: Sarah Szewczyk and Kelly Dwan
Affiliation: Washington State University, Smith College
Project Title: Activity recognition in smart environments

2007


REU Participants: Michael Alexander
and Nicholas Boydston
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Reliability of wireless sensor networks

REU Participant: Kasipriya Arumugam
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: PCB layout and board development for remote sensor and mixed signal

REU Participant: Nicole Cua
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: A learning algorithm's ability to automate home devices

REU Participant: Andrew Gawronski
Affiliation: University of Washington
Project Title: Recognizing behavior

REU Participant: Svetlana Lockwood
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Computer, Light On!

REU Participant: Jacob Mills
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Smart environments visualization

REU Participant: Teresa Stanton
Affiliation: Washington State University Tri Cities
Project Title: HCI & medicinal reminders: Exploring the impact of modalities

REU Participant: Brian Thomas
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: Manageable sensor networks for smart environment modeling

REU Participant: Danielle Weza
Affiliation: Washington State University
Project Title: 3D modeling of a smart environment

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