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2012 Susan T. Brown, Ph.D..  Research Experience for Undergraduates ◦ You will participate in meaningful research ◦ You will work independently ◦ You.

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1 2012 Susan T. Brown, Ph.D.

2  Research Experience for Undergraduates ◦ You will participate in meaningful research ◦ You will work independently ◦ You will work as part of a team ◦ You will learn something new ◦ You will experience:  What it is like to do academic research in CFD for Engineering problems  What it is like to do academic research at University of Hawai‘i ◦ We will advance our department research ◦ We will experience what it is like to have you on our team  We hope to have published research  We strive for maximum discovery with minimum frustration!

3  To participate in research at this level, you need expertise/knowledge on three levels 1.Theory of fluids 2.Numerical concepts, use of numerical code 3.High performance computing issues for large problems  We will provide sessions to review/augment your basic knowledge in all these areas over the next two weeks  You will also begin your projects with your mentors, and apply what you learn.

4  June 12-13, 2012 – Joint Hawai‘i-Korea Workshop on Engineering of Coastal Structures for Tsunami and Coastal Storm Surge Hazards ◦ Mandatory for Matt, Stephanie, Jordan, and Adam ◦ Others will decide with mentor if they will attend  If they attend, let Dr. Riggs know, so he can register them. ◦ Time: 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Students are expected to work on their research projects in the am.

5  Friday, June 15, 2012 ◦ Visit to Pacific Tsunami Warning Center ◦ Mandatory for all students  Sunday, June 3, 2012 ◦ Picnic at Fort DeRussy Beach Park ◦ Not Mandatory, but lots of fun  Every Friday except June 15 ◦ Brown bag lunch in Holmes 287 ◦ Bring lunch and a drink ◦ If I am in town, you get cookies or dessert, if not, you get me on conference call or skype. (I’ll still be eating cookies.) ◦ Be prepared to give a 5 minute summary of how it’s going with your work and discuss everyone else’s work ◦ Very informal – intended to help and avoid time-wasting blocks. Also to leverage each other’s knowledge. ◦ Mandatory for all students.

6  Prof. H. Ronald Riggs, Prof. Ian Robertson, Eid Khowitar, Tsunami effects on shorelines and structures and Tsunami interactions with structures ◦ Stephanie Soon, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa ◦ Matthey Wesley, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa ◦ Adam McGuire, Humboldt State University ◦ Jordan Perez, California State University, Chico  Prof. Weilin Qu, Jonathon Mita, Fluid flow and heat transfer in thin pin heat exchangers ◦ Caroline McConnell, Union University ◦ Nathan Shumway, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology  Prof. Marcelo Kobayashi, Projects TBA ◦ Evan Greer, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa ◦ Jawad Elwir, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

7  Professionalism ◦ Dorm rules ◦ Behavior while not at school ◦ Behavior while on campus  Hacking – DON’T  Absenteeism and hours o Your team o Your mentor o Me  LS-Dyna Commercial Code Licenses  Current Schedule and other resources - ◦ Click on “Student Resources” tab  DO NOT STAY STUCK IN A PROBLEM!!  Where to find solutions Questions about your accounts HOSC account Andrew Me Accounts on local machines Your mentor me Technical Your mentor The grad students Me About housing The Hall Director Housing staff Me Pay, reimbursements, etc. Me Sheree Hashimoto Travel Me Lori at Quality Travel

8  Susan T. Brown, Ph.D. ◦ Project Director and PI ◦ Adjunct Professor in the College of Engineering ◦ Ph.D. from the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium ◦ B.S. in ChemE ◦ 20 years experience in contract research in fluids and HPC ◦ 10 years experience with interns ◦ ◦ POST203G ◦

9  Ron Riggs, Ph.D. ◦ Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering ◦ Project Co-PI ◦ Ph.D, Structural Engineering from UC Berkeley ◦ 23-year faculty at UH CEE department ◦ Researches tsunami effects on structures ◦ ◦ Office location: POST 203F ◦ Phone:

10  Marcelo Kobayashi, Ph.D. ◦ Associate Professor in Mechanaical Engineering ◦ Ph. D. in Mathematics AND in ME from the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal ◦ Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Aeroacoustics and Aeroelasticity, Non-linear Dynamical Systems ◦ Will teach Elementary CFD during training ◦ Phone: ◦ ◦ Office location: POST207G

11  Ian Robertson, Ph.D. ◦ Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering ◦ Experimental Component ◦ Ph.D. from Rice University, Houston, TX ◦ Structural Analysis is speciality. ◦ At UH for 18 years. ◦ Office Location: Holmes Hall 381 ◦ ◦ Phone:

12  Weilin Qu, Ph.D. ◦ Ph.D. from Purdue University ◦ Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering ◦ Research interests: Thermal/Fluid Transport Phenomena in Micro-Scale Structures, Boiling and Two-Phase Flow, Electronics Cooling, and Seawater Desalination Driven by Renewable Energy ◦ Will Teach Heat Transfer portion of training ◦ ◦ Office location: POST 207F ◦ Phone:

13  Jonathon Mita ◦ Graduate student working with Dr. Qu ◦  Eid Khowitar ◦ Graduate student working with Drs. Riggs and Robertson ◦  Andrew Yukitomo ◦ System administrator for HOSC ◦

14  Prof. Sungsu Lee ◦ Visiting Professor from School of Civil Engineering Chungbuk National University 410 Seongbong-Ro Cheongju, Rep. of Korea  Phone  Specializes in CFD applications in Sructures

15  Prof. Zuo Yi ◦ Specializes in MDS and biomembranes ◦ Ph.D. 2006, University of Toronto ◦ Phone:(808) ◦ Office: Holmes Hall 302

16  Sheree Hashimoto ◦ Fiscal Officer ◦ Responsible for all reimbursements  Baggage (up to 2 pieces) ◦ Stipends ◦ Problems with meal cards ◦ ◦ Office location: Holmes Hall 246 ◦ Phone:

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