Link Lab 2022 Research Day

The Link Lab Research Day is an event to bring together academic researchers, industry leaders, and government stakeholders to discuss leading-edge research in Cyber-Physical Systems and IoT in the areas of Smart Cities, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Smart Health, and Hardware for IoT – including cross-cutting topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Security, and Safety.


Date: Friday, October 14th

Time: 8am – 4pm

Location: Darden School of Business (Abbott Center)

 

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Also, see below for Thursday's Welcome Industry - Graduate Student Reception will be held in the Link Lab to provide an opportunity for all Research Day attendees to see the Link Lab, network with graduate students and others in industry, government, and academia, and view demos of research in CPS. Parking is available in the E3 lot adjacent to Scott Stadium and the Link Lab is located on the 2nd floor of Olsson Hall (MAP).

  • Research Day Agenda

    UVA Link Lab 2022 Research Day Agenda

     

     

    8:00 – 8:30am Arrival & Breakfast

    8:30 – 11:00am Introduction & Keynotes:

    • Jack Stankovic, UVA BP America Professor Computer Science, Director of Link Lab
    • Ron Keesingr, Leidos Senior Vice President Technology Integration
    • Erdem Topsakal, CCI Director Central Virginia Node
    • Student Showcase – UVA Link Lab Students will present Flash-Talks followed by a Poster Session

    11:00am – 12:00pm Morning Breakout Sessions for 4 Areas of Link Lab

    • Smart Cities “Smarter Transportation”

      • Brian Park, UVA Professor, Director Traffic Operations Laboratory
      • Donna Chen, UVA Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems & Environment
      • Osama Osman, Leidos Transportation Engineer & CDA Freight Project Manager
      • Japjvee Kohli, Transurban, Secretary of Transportation
    • Robotics & Autonomous Systems “The Future of Autonomous Vehicles”

      • Madhur Behl, UVA Assistant Professor Computer Science, Engineering Systems & Environment, Cyber-Physical Systems Link Lab, Cavalier Autonomous Racing
      • Nicola Bezzo, UVA Associate Professor, Engineering Systems & Environment, Electrical and Computer Engineering, with courtesy in Computer Science, Director of AMR Lab
      • Paul Perrone, Perrone Robotics, Founder/CEO
    • Hardware for IoT "Opportunities, Needs, and Challenges"

      • Steve Bowers, UVA Associate Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering
      • Mircea Stan, UVA & Microelectronics Consortium (VMEC) Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering
      • Tairan Wang, MITLL, Senior Staff Engineering & Operations Innovator
      • Matt Morgan, NRAO, Scientist & Engineer Researcher Central Development Lab
    • Smart & Connected Health “The Future of Smart Health Technologies: Mental Behavioral Health”

      • Sarah Sun, UVA Associate Professor Mechanical & Aerospace, Electrical & Computer Engineering
      • Afsaneh Doryab, UVA Assistant Professor Systems Engineering, Computer Science
      • Mohsin Ahmed, Samsung, Research Staff
      • Tara Faust, LOCUS Health Director of Platform Development

    12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch

    1:00 – 3:00pm Afternoon Breakout Session for 4 Areas of Link Lab

    • Smart Cities “Sensors & Monitoring of Infrastructure & Urban Sensing”

      • Devin Harris, UVA Faculty Director Clark Scholars Program & Center for Transportation Studies
      • Arsalan Heydarian, UVA Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems & Environment
      • Roger Millar, Washington Department of Transportation, Secretary of Transportation
      • Ning Li, Virginia Department of Transportation, Traffic Asset Program Manager
    • Robotics & Autonomous Systems “Emerging Technologies, New Challenges and Shifting Opportunities”

      • Tomonari Furukawa, UVA Professor and Zinn Faculty Scholar Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Director of Victor Lab
      • Tariq Iqbal, UVA Assistant Professor Systems Engineering, Computer Science
      • Matt Streamler, CCAM, Director of Research
      • MITRE
    • Hardware for IoT “ Opportunities, Needs, and Challenges”

      • Cong Shen, UVA Assistant Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering
      • Yixin Sun, UVA Anita Jones Career Enhancement Assistant Professor Computer Science, Assistant Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering
      • Shamik Das, MITRE, Chief Engineer, OSD Programs
      • Daniel Truesdell, Everactive, Senior Engineer
    • Smart & Connected Health “The Wireless Revolution for Healthcare”

      • Jack Stankovic, UVA BP America Professor Computer Science, Director of Link Lab
      • Laura Barnes, UVA Professor, Engineering Systems & Environment
      • Steve Lewis, Leidos Business Development Manager, Whole Health
      • Meghan Garvey, Leidos Exercise Scientist and Subject Matter Expert

    3:30 – 4:00pm Tours & Demos of Link Lab

     

  • Industry - Graduate Student Reception

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    Not only will the Research Day provide an opportunity to meet and network with CPS Leaders in industry and academia, but it will also grant access to our Link Lab Graduate Students during our private Industry-Graduate Reception the evening before where they will showcase demos throughout the Link Lab. Providing the opportunity to preview their research and a chance to interact with the minds of tomorrow, today.

     

    Link Lab Graduate Student – Industry Reception

    Thursday, October 13

    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Link Lab, Olsson Hall 2nd Floor

     

    Industry - Graduate Student Reception (Olsson Hall)

    The Reception will be held on the second floor of Olsson Hall, located at 151 Engineer's Way. Parking is free and unmonitored after 5:00pm. 

    UVAEngineering_Map_Olsson Hall(1).pdf

  • Maps & Directions

     

    Research Day (Darden School)

    The Research Day will begin in the Auditorium of Darden. Complimentary parking is available in the Parking Garage. 

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    DIRECTIONS to UVA

     

    By Air

    The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) is located approximately eight miles from the University. CHO is a non-hub, commercial service airport offering 50 daily non-stop flights to and from Charlotte, Philadelphia, New York/LaGuardia, Washington/Dulles, Detroit and Atlanta. CHO is served by Delta Connection, United Express (Atlantic Coast Airlines) and US Airways Express (Piedmont Airlines).

     

    By Rail

    The Charlottesville Amtrak Station is located at 810 West Main Street, approximately two miles from the University.

     

    By Car

    To navigate to the Central Grounds Parking Garage by GPS, use the following address: 400 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22903.

    FROM I-64

    Get off at exit 118B for the Route 29/250 Bypass. Go approximately 2 miles and take the off ramp for Route 250 East Business (Ivy Road). Turn right off the exit ramp and follow Ivy Road. At the fourth traffic light, turn right on Route 29 Business/Emmet Street. Continue 1/2 block. Turn left into the University of Virginia Central Grounds Parking Garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

    FROM I-66 VIA US ROUTE 29 SOUTH

    Take I-66 from Northern Virginia past Manassas. Take the exit marked "Route 29 South - Gainesville." Proceed to Charlottesville, where Route 29 becomes Emmet Street. Pass University Hall basketball arena on the right. Proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Route 250 Business (University Avenue/Ivy Road). Continue 1/2 block. Turn left into the University of Virginia Central Grounds Parking Garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

    FROM THE NORTH VIA US ROUTE 29 SOUTH

    Take US Route 29 South until you drive under the US 250 Bypass. Remain on 29 South Business (Emmet Street) and continue past the intersection with US Route 250 Business (University Avenue/Ivy Road). Continue 1/2 block. Turn left into the University of Virginia Central Grounds Parking Garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

    FROM THE SOUTH VIA US ROUTE 29 NORTH

    Take US Route 29 North to the US 250 East Business exit. Turn right when coming off the exit ramp onto 250 East (Ivy Road). Turn right off the exit ramp and follow Ivy Road. At the fourth traffic light, turn right on Route 29 Business/Emmet Street. Continue 1/2 block. Turn left into the University of Virginia Central Grounds Parking Garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

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