2022 Presentations

Students in CISL’s SIParCS internship program will make their oral presentations on July 26 and 27 in the Main Seminar Room of the NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder.

SIParCS interns in 2022 near the NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder, Colorado. Trees and the Flatirons in the background.

SIParCS interns in 2022 near the NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder, Colo.

Anyone interested can attend via live webcast – including students’ family, friends, and others – but the Mesa Lab is not yet open to the public. In person attendance is limited to NCAR, UCAR, and UCP staff.

Attendees will be able to submit questions via Slido. The presentations will be recorded and published for those who cannot attend.


Tuesday, July 26 (MDT)

8:15 a.m. Introduction: Virginia Do, CISL

8:20 a.m. - “Neural Network for Winter Weather Precipitation Type PredictionJustin Willson, Stony Brook University

Followed immediately by “XAI and Active Learning for Predicting Winter Weather Precipitation TypeEliot Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison

9:00 a.m. - “Collecting and Processing Point Cloud Data for Snow Depth and Density MeasurementFletcher Wadsworth, University of Wyoming

9:20 a.m. - Break

9:30 a.m. - “Forecasting the COVID-19 Pandemic: Using Ensemble Data Assimilation to Enhance and Guide Models to More Reliable PredictionsShaniah Reece, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

9:50 a.m. - “Expanding GeoCAT's Visualization CapabilitiesDaphne Quint, University of Colorado, Boulder

10:10 a.m. “Demonstrating cloud-based remote sensing data workflows with xarrayEmma Marshall, University of Utah

10:30 a.m. - Break

10:40 a.m. - “Project Pythia Content Creation - A Intake CookbookJames Morley, Utah Valley University

11:00 a.m. - “Improving the Speed and Scalability of the Data Assimilation Research TestbedEd Liu, Drexel University

11:20 a.m. - “Python Reimplementation of Fortran subroutines: Bilinear InterpolationAlina Guha, Grinnell College

11:40 a.m. - “Measuring GPU Power consumption using NVIDIA toolsDaniel Hope, CUNY Bronx Community College


Wednesday, July 27 (MDT)

8:15 a.m. Introduction: Virginia Do, CISL

8:20 a.m. - “Exploring performance of GeoCAT data analysis routines on GPUsHaniye Kashgarani, University of Wyoming

8:40 a.m. - “Developing a Scientific Data Search Engine: Architecture & TechnologiesTeagan Johnson, Carleton College

Followed immediately by “Developing a Scientific Data Search Engine: Features & ResultsSabira Duishebaeva, Berea College

9:20 a.m. - Break

9:30 a.m. - “pyTIER: Development of a Python Knowledge-based weather station interpolation algorithmMozhgan A. Farahani, University of Colorado Denver

9:50 a.m. - “Python Visualization, Analysis, & Jupyter Notebook Development for Unstructured GridsPhilip Chmielowiec, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:10 a.m. - “Increasing the portability and reproducibility of a scientific application using containers and SpackJoe Ammatelli, University of Washington

10:30 a.m. - Break

10:40 a.m. - “Parallel Algorithms to Recognize Spatial Patterns in Climate AnalysisAnil Alper, Grinnell College

11:00 a.m. - “Development of Computational Tools and Educational Resources to Support Pi-WRF Community Driven Learning ModulesJoba Adisa, Clemson University

11:20 a.m. - “The CODE Intern Who Didn't Need To Code To Make An Impact: Crafting Community As A Stepping Stone For Discovery For SIParCS InternsFrancesgladys Pulido, Pennsylvania State University