Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022

12-5 McKenna Hall
Reception to Follow (Foley's)

 Student Poster Competition : Congratulations to winning teams! 

These posters featured project concepts, new or continuing research that advances data innovations to transform society and individual lives.

Undergraduate and Graduate students participated.


12:00 Symposium Opens  

  • Buffet Lunch 
  • Meet & Greet Poster Session with Live Voting

12:40 Poster Session Remarks 

  • Sugana Chawla, Education and Outreach Program Manager for the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society

1:00  Welcome

  • Land Acknowledgment & Welcome, Natalie Meyers, Professor of the Practice & Associate Director of Operations, Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society
  • Benediction, Fr. Jim Bracke, C.S.C. 

1:10-1:15  Lucy Family Institute Introduction 

  • Nitesh Chawla,  Founding Director of the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

1:15-1:30 Lucy Hub Updates

1:30-2:45  Session 1 - Amplifying Research and Education: Introducing Institute-Initiated and Sponsored Projects

  • Katie Liu, Research Program Manager for Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society

Health & Well-Being of Communities

  • Using Data Science to Protect Tap Water Quality, Michael Lemmon, Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • AI for Informing Air Quality Policy and Incentives, Paola Crippa, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences
  • Michiana Community Health Coalition, Jill Pentimonti, Director of Research Advancement in the Institute for Educational Initiatives 

Advances in Data Science Methodologies

  • Nonlinear Structural Equation Modeling, Johnny Zhang, Professor of Psychology
  • Adaptive Time and Item Sampling, Ross Jacobucci, Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Rapid Personalized Image-Based Cardiovascular Flow ModelingJian-Xun Wang, Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and Chaoli Wang, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
  • AI-augmented Framework to Detect, Disrupt, and Dismantle Opioid Trafficking Networks, Fanny Ye, Collegiate Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Socio-Technical Systems for Sustainable Societies

  • Data Poetics, Matthew Kilbane, Assistant Professor of English
  • Indiana Sustainable Development Goals Scorecard, Paul Perrin, Director of Evidence and Learning for the Pulte Institute for Global Development, Associate Professor of Practice in Keough School of Global Affairs
  • Social Network Analysis for Catholic Schools, Christine Trinter, Director of the Catholic School Teacher Leadership Program (CASTLE) and Associate Professor of Mathematics Education with the Alliance for Catholic Education
  • Workshop on Innovation for Social Services Access, Clinton Carlson, Associate Professor of Art, Art History & Design
  • Education Initiatives for Data-Driven Future: SEEDS, Early Bridges, iTREDS, Alison Cheng, Associate Director of Education Initiatives & Professor of Psychology

2:45-3:00  Break

3:00-3:45 Session 2 - Panel: Convergence Research 

  • Moderator: Nitesh Chawla
  • Center for Computer Assisted SynthesisOlaf Wiest, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Transforming Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms Through Participatory AI Adoption and ImplementationYong Suk Lee, Assistant Professor of Technology, Economy, and Global Affairs
  • Community Partnerships for Prevention of Child Lead PoisoningJocelyn Keranen, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Manager
  • Comisión de la Verdad Legacy ProjectJosefina Echavarría Álvarez, Associate Professor of Practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs; Director of the Peach Accords Matrix (PAM)
  • Global Health & Well-being Challenges: A Latin American PerspectiveAngélica García Martínez, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society
  • SEEKCommons (Socio-Environmental Knowledge Commons) Research Coordination NetworkLuis Felipe R. Murillo, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

3:45-3:50  Breakout Session Introduction and Transition

  • Matthew Sisk, Associate Professor of the Practice, Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society

3:50-4:50  Breakout Sessions

  • Advancement in Health Equity Research (B101 McKenna Hall)
    • Co-Championed by Jessica Brookshire, Senior Program Director for the Office of Clinical Partnerships, Jen Burke Lefever, Managing Director for the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families, & Jill Pentimonti, Director of Research Advancement in the Institute for Educational Initiatives
  • Industry Partnerships and Engagements (202 McKenna Hall)
    • Championed by Robert Landers, Advanced Manufacturing Collegiate Professor
  • Omics, Imaging, and Data Analytics for Personalized Health (204 McKenna Hall)
  • Tech Governance & Digital Ethology (205 McKenna Hall)
    • Championed by Thomas Mustillo, Associate Professor of Global Affairs, Keough School of Global Affairs
  • Human Factors in Data Science (206 McKenna Hall)
  • Data-Driven and Evidence-Based Education Research (207 McKenna Hall)
    • Championed by G. Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research, Professor of the Practice, ND Learning

4:50-5:00  Closing Remarks

5:00-7:00  Reception & Poster Awards (Foley’s) 


We want the event to be engaging for all. We’ve anticipated certain accommodations to enable participation (diet, allergy, interpreter, lactation room) but know special circumstances may arise. Please contact Lucy Institute to ensure your needs are prepared for the day of the event or anytime during the event:  Phone 574-631-7095 lucyinstitute@nd.edu


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