A.1Application IRP: Reserve Selection and Wildlife Corridors

Researchers:Jon Conrad (resource and environmental economics), Carla Gomes (computer science), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), Bart Selman (computer science), David Shmoys (computer science), Claire Montgomery (forest resources)

Collaborators:David Calkin (USDA Forest Service), Kevin S. McKelvey (USDA Forest Service), Michael F. Schwartz (The Conservation Fund), Michael K. Schwartz (USDA Forest Service), Jordan Suter (Oberlin College, applied economics), Willem Jan van Hoeve (Carnegie Mellon University, operations research), Ted Weber (The Conservation Fund)

Students:Bistra Dilkina, Jeffrey Dimiduk, Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy

A.1.1Reserve Design and Wildlife Corridor Design for Grizzly Bears and Other Species

 

A.2Application IRP: Bird Conservation

Researchers:Will Allen (The Conservation Fund), Ole Amundsen (The Conservation Fund), Jon Conrad (resource and environmental economics), Theodoros Damoulas (computer science), Bistra Dilkina (Computer Science), Thomas Dietterich (Oregon State University, computer science), Carla Gomes (computer science), Rebecca Hutchinson (Oregon State University, computer science), Megan McDonald (urban planning), Kenneth Rosenberg (Lab of Ornithology), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), David Shmoys (computer science), William Vaughan (The Conservation Fund), Kevin Webb (Lab of Ornithology), Weng-Keen Wong (Oregon State University, computer science)

Collaborators: Andy Farnsworth (Lab of Ornithology), Daniel Fink (Lab of Ornithology), Stefan Hames (Lab of Ornithology), Wesley M. Hochachka (Lab of Ornithology), Giles Hooker (biological statistics and computational biology), Thorsten Joachims (computer science), Steve Kelling (Lab of Ornithology), Michael Lanzone (Carnegie Museum of Natural History), Mirek Riedewald (computer science), Jeffrey Walters (conservation biology), Chris Wood (Lab of Ornithology)

Students:Kiyan Ahmadizadeh, Christopher R. Castorena, Bistra Dilkina, Adam Elmachtoub, Ryan Finseth, Samuel Henry, Dan Sheldon

A.2.1Predicting Bird Species Occurrence across Broad Spatial and Temporal Scales; eBird Reference Dataset††††††

A.2.2Site Reducing Sampling Bias and Improving Data Collection for Species Distribution Modeling

A.2.3Site Selection and Species Distribution Models for the Red Cockaded Woodpecker (RCW)

 

A.2.4Migratory Bird Conservation: Optimal Protection of Breeding and Wintering Sites

 

A.2.5Cost-Effective Recovery for Endangered Species

 

A.2.6Automatic Flight Call Detection and Classification

 

A.3Application IRP: Fishery Management and Fish Preservation

Researchers:Jon Conrad (resource and environmental economics), Carla Gomes (computer science), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), Bart Selman (computer science), Abdul-Aziz Yakubu (Howard University, applied mathematics), Mary Lou Zeeman (Bowdoin College, mathematics))

Collaborators:Ambrose Jearld (North East Fisheries Science Center at Woods Home, MA), Najat Ziyadi (Mathematical Bioscience Institute, Ohio State University)

Students:Ghazi Alam, Stefano Ermon, David Haycraft (Howard University), Nianpeng Li, Shari Wiley (Howard University), Xi Yang)

A.3.1The impact of periodic & constant harvesting policies on TAC-regulated fisheries systems

A.3.2Epidemic Models for Disease Transmission in Fisheries

A.3.3Fish Passage Barrier Removal for Migratory Fish

A.3.4The Effect of Reduced Ship Strike on the North Atlantic Right Whale

A.3.5 Forest Harvesting Policies

A.3.6 Bioeconomics Meets Biocomplexity: Controlling the Gypsy Moth Population

A.4Application IRP: Disease prevention in Dairy Cows

Researchers: Theodoros Damoulas (computer science), Stephen Ellner (ecology), Carla Gomes (computer science), John Guckenheimer (mathematics), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), Bart Selman (computer science)

Collaborators:Elva Cha (veterinary medicine), Yrjo Tapio Grohn (veterinary medicine), Zhao Lu (veterinary medicine)

Students:Kiyan Ahmadizadeh, Shadi Atallah, Matthew Holden, Sarah Iams, Ronan LeBras, Eoin OíMahony, Rebecca Mitchell, Ananth Prakash, Rebecca Smith, Maarika Teose

A.4.1Modeling MAP and Mastitis Diseases in Dairy Cows

A.4.2EModeling the Flight of Mosquitos

A.4.3Modeling the Spread of Grape Leaf Roll Disease

 

A.5Application IRP: Forest Fires

Researchers: Cora Borradaile (Oregon State University, computer science), Thomas Dietterich (Oregon State University, computer science), Claire Montgomery (Oregon State University, forest resources), Paat Rusmevichientong (computer science), David Shmoys (computer science), Weng-Keen Wong (Oregon State University, computer science)

Students:Rachel Ferst, Gwen Spencer, Aaron Gagnon, Rachel Houtman, Jonathan Mark, Gibby Reynolds

A.5.1Understanding the Spread of Forest Fires

A.6Application IRP: Modeling Ecological Dynamics

Researcher:Stephen Ellner (ecology)

Collaborators:Laura E. Jones (ecology), Justin Mao-Jones (ecology), Kim Ritchie (MOTE Marine Laboratory), NCEAS Working Group on Inference for Mechanistic Models: Aaron King (University of Michigan), Pejman Rohani (University of Michigan), Edward Ionides (University of Michigan), Bruce Kendall (UCSB), Dan Reumann (Imperial College, London), Ken Newman (USFWS), Matthew Ferrari (Penn State), Giles Hooker (biological statistics and computational biology), Sebastian Schreiber (UC-Davis), Kat Shea (Penn State University), Christine Shoemaker (engineering)

Students:Antoine Espinet

A.6.1Inference for Mechanistic Models in Ecology

A.6.2Optimization for Carbon Sequestration

 

A.7Application IRP: Biofuels

Researchers:Antonio Bento (resource and environmental economics), Larry Walker (biological and environmental engineering)

Collaborators: Lindsay Anderson (biological and environmental engineering)

Students:Walter Bergstrom, Anne-Laure Cuvilliez, George Kang, Richard Klotz, Joel Landry, Alex Latza, Hilary Mayton, Nirav Patel, Kevin Roth, Travis Stanislaus, Simon Taranto, Max Weiz

A.7.1Equilibrium Models for Biofuels Policies

A.7.2 Multi-Scale Models for Process Configuration for Biofuel Production

A.7.3Distributional and Efficiency Impacts of Increased U.S. Gasoline Taxes

A.7.4The Role of Carbon Offsets in Cap-and-Trade Programs

A.8Application IRP: Pastoral Systems in East Africa

Researchers:Chris Barrett (resource and environmental economics), Carla Gomes (computer science), Bart Selman (computer science), Weng-Keen Wong (Oregon State University, computer science)

Collaborators:Patrick Kariuki (International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya), Jan de Leeuw(International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya), Steve Smith (crop and soil sciences)

Students:Yunsong Guo, Russell Toth, Scarlett Zhuo

 

A.9Application IRP: Poverty Mitigation and Food Insecurity

Researchers:Chris Barrett (resource and environmental economics), Theodoros Damoulas (computer science), Carla Gomes (computer science), Erin Lentz (market functioning and food security), Felix Naschold (resource and environment economics)

Collaborators:James Allen (University of Rochester), Bob Bell (AT&T Research Laboratories), Katherine Lang (University of Rochester), Daniel Maxwell (Tufts University), Megan McGlinchy (Catholic Relief Services), Miles Murray (CARE)

Students:Bistra Dilkina, Yunsong Guo, Aurelie Harou, Corey Lang

A.9.1Targeting Maps: Poverty Mitigation Intervention

A.9.2Determining Appropriate Responses to Food Insecurity

A.9.3Natural Language Dialogue Systems for Infrastructure-Deficit Areas

A.10Application IRP: Invasive Species

Researchers:Jo Albers (Oregon State University, applied economics / forest ecosystems and society), Jon Conrad (resource and environmental economics), Tom Dietterich (Oregon State University, computer science), Rebecca Hutchinson (Oregon State University, computer science), David Shmoys (computer science), Weng-Keen Wong (Oregon State University, computer science)

Students:Kim Hall, Xi Yang

A.10.1Bioeconomics Meets Biocomplexity:Controlling The Gypsy Moth Population

 

A.10.2Spread of Invasive Species: Tamarisk, Sudden Oak Death, Cheatgrass

 

A.10.3 Prognostic Fire in the Community Land Model

 

A.10.4 Improved Understanding of Paleodata Based on Model Estimates

A.11Application IRP: Stress/Environment Interactions

Researchers:Mary Lou Zeeman (Bowdoin College, mathematics)

Collaborators:David McCobb (neurobiology and behavior))

Students:Alexandra Gribizis

A.11.1 Heart Rate Variability as a Measure of Stress/Environment Interactions

A.12Application IRP: Stress/Environment Interactions

Researchers:Theodoros Damoulas (computer science), Carla Gomes (computer science), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science)

Collaborators:John M. Gregoire (materials science), Naren Ramakrishnan (Virginia Tech University, computer science), R. Bruce van Dover (materials science))

Students:Ronan LeBras

A.12.1Crystallographic Phase Identification from X-Ray Diffraction Patterns

 

A.13Application IRP: Transportation and Energy Use

Researchers:David Shmoys (computer science)

Collaborators:Shane Henderson (operations research)

Students:Kevin Bunn, Maurice Cheung, Tim Carnes, Alexander Fix

 

A.14Technical IRP: Dynamical Systems

Researchers:John Guckenheimer (mathematics), Steven Strogatz (applied mathematics))

Students:Radu Haiduc, Christian Kuehn

A.14.1Parameter Estimation and Quantifying Uncertainty

A.14.2Modeling and Understanding Critical Transitions

 

A.14.3Improved Management and Monitoring of Sustainability

A.14.4Synchronization in Dynamical Systems

 

A.15Technical IRP: Network Science

Researchers:Theodoros Damoulas (computer science), Carla Gomes (computer science), John Hopcroft (computer science)

Students:Kiyan Ahmadizadeh, Bistra Dilkina, Stefano Ermon, Karan Kurani, Jason Marcell, Dan Sheldon

A.15.1Networked Communities and High Dimensional Data

A.15.2Information Distribution and Fusion in Sensor Networks

 

A.16Technical IRP:Bridging Constraint Reasoning and Machine Learning

Researchers:Carla Gomes (computer science), Theodoros Damoulas (computer science), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science)

Collaborators:John M. Gregoire (materials science), R. Bruce van Dover (materials science)

Students:Ronan LeBras

A.16.1Bridging Constraint Reasoning and Learning for Unsupervised Clustering and Labeling

A.17Technical IRP: Combinatorial Reasoning and Stochastic Optimization

Researchers:Carla Gomes (computer science), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), Bart Selman (computer science), David Shmoys (computer science)

Collaborators:Yuri Malitski (Brown University, computer science), Meinolf Sellmann (Brown University, computer science)

Students:Maurice Cheung, Bistra Dilkina, Stefano Ermon, Yunsong Guo, Lukas Kroc, Ronan LeBras, Andrew Perrault, Raghuram Ramanujan

A.17.1Understanding Problem Structure in the Context of Optimization and Learning

A.17.2Learning Optimal Subsets with Implicit User Preferences

A.17.3Stochastic Discrete Optimization for Resource Allocation

A.17.4Adversarial Reasoning

A.17.5Multi-agent Inference in Dynamic Environments

A.17.6Spatially Balanced Latin Squares

A.18Technical IRP:Large Scale Computing Paradigms for Massively Large Data Sets and Simulation-Intensive Studies

Researchers:Theodoros Damoulas (computer science) Carla Gomes (computer science), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), Bart Selman (computer science))

Collaborators:John Cobb (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Daniel Fink (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) Steve Kelling (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Students:Kiyan Ahmadizadeh, Jaimin Dave, Bistra Dilkina, Lukas Kroc

A.18.1Cloud Computing on Yahoo! Researchís M45 Cluster

A.18.1 High Performance Computing on NSF's Teragrid

 

B. Video Games and Exhibit for Computational Sustainability

Researchers:Carla Gomes (computer science), Megan McDonald (urban planning), David Schneider (systems engineering), Ashish Sabharwal (computer science), David Shmoys (computer science)

Collaborators:Kathy Dimiduk (Director of Cornellís College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Institute), Amber Massey (former Merrill Lynch PMDP Financial Adviser and Director of Business Development for L-3 Communications), Lou Patrei (Superintendent for the Little Falls School District), Jennifer Weil (Education Director for the Nanobiotechnology Center) , Robbert van Renessee (computer science), Cornell University CS 4999/7999 students (Mathew Butt, William Chan, William Chen, Sonam Dalal, Monsih Desai, Juan Roberto Cabral Flores, Caroline Greenwood, Adam Goodman, Kevin Hobson, Jonathan Hui, Lai Jiang, Brian Klien, Antoinette Kretsch, Akhil Kuduvalli, Hang Li, Adedamola Omotosho, Eric Chin Sang, Harry Terkelsen, Jae Yoon, Ozgur Yonter, Jonathan Yu, Gregory Zecchini)

Students:Garrett Bernstein, Aakash Jain, Irene Liew, Kevin Zhou, Yu Tung Cheng, Joseph Vokt, Nikhil Nawathe, Matthew Olivo, Edgar Garcia, Anurag Patnaik, Yuan Hao, Hugo Lemes, Adedamola Omotosho, Armando Vinciguerra, Pradeep Gopinathan, Shinwoo Kim, Xi Yang, Deepak Babat, Sonam Dalal, Xin Yong, Liu Yang, Chenyao Li, Daniel Murphy, Salonee Suhag, Hee Jung Ryu, Justin Chan, Goran Svorcan, Ke Li, Xiao Liu, Sakshi Chandra, Shu Wang, Kohei Shinkawa, Justin Kerekes, Abena Oteng-Agipong, Wei Xin Yuan, Bing Hua, Jonathan Mandeville, Ethan Benanav, Mathew Butt, William Chao, William Chen, Sonam Dalal, Sam Dannemiller, Ryan de Haas, Monish Desai, Cooper Findley, Juan Roberto Cabral Flores, Caroline Greenwood, Adam Goodman, Lingqing Gu, Laura Hao, Kevin Hobson, Jonathan Hui, Lai Jiang, Brian Klien, Antoinette Kretsch, Akhil Kuduvalli, Hang Li, Sherwin Li, Constantine Moraites, Zhaoxin Niu, Tiffany Ng, Adedamola Omotosho, Eric Sang, Harry Terkelsen, Ran Wei, Jae Yoon, Ozgur Yonter, Jonathan Yu, Gregory Zecchini