2022 REU Orientation Schedule

Monday, June 06, 2022

Welcom/Orientation Schedule

** Dress is casual (shirt/shorts okay)**


Time/Location Event Speaker/Coordinator
10AM - 11AM
PGH 550
Administrative Info, Campus Walk, Parking Office Matthew Pariyothorn
11AM - 11:30AM
PGH 550
Welcome and Introduction REU Mentees
Ernst Leiss, REU Principal Investigator
Rakesh Verma, REU22 Director
Shishir Shah, Department Chair
11:30AM - 12:30PM
PGH 550
Seminar: What is Research and How to Conduct it?
Closing Remarks

Rakesh Verma
Ernst Leiss
12:30PM - 1:15PM
Student Group Photos
Individual Headshots
Matthew Pariyothorn
1:15PM - 5PM
See below
Meet your Mentors

Faculty Mentor Meeting Location Mentee
Dr. Stephen Huang PGH 550 Daniel Burnett, Hendrix College (Arkansas)
Jacob Ashworth, Rose‐Hulman Inst. of Tech. (Indiana)
Dr. Ioannis Kakadiaris HBS 322 J. William Gardener, Rose‐Hulman Inst. of Tech. (Indiana)
Eric Ingram, Amherst College (Massachusetts)
Luke Lorentzatos, Duke University (North Carolina)
Dr. Ernst Leiss TBD Selena Li, Univ. of Portland (Oregon)
Drake Hayes, Wabash College (Indiana)
Dr. Ioannis Pavlidis Virtual Kate Martinez, Univ. Maryland, Baltimore County
Shankar Padmanabhan, Univ. of Texas at Austin
Dr. Rakesh Verma TBD Ravi Gadgil, San Jose State University (California)
Casey Hanks, Univ .of Maryland, Baltimore County
Nhan Nguyen, Texas A&M University
Acknowledgement: This project is sponsored by NSF under CNS-1551221 and CCF-1950297. Special thanks to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for its financial support. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.