DIMACS/CCICADA Workshop on S&T Innovations in Hurricane Sandy Research

June 5, 2013
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

David Mendonca, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, mendod at rpi.edu
Fred Roberts, Director of CCICADA, froberts at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Presented under the auspices of The Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA) and the DIMACS Special Focus on Algorithmic Decision Theory.

Workshop Program:

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
 7:45 -  8:25   Breakfast and Registration

 8:25 -  8:30   Welcome	
                Fred Roberts, Rutgers and David Mendonca, RPI

 8:30 -  8:50   Keynote: Science and Technology in Disasters Opportunities Revealed by Sandy	
                Mitch Erickson, DHS S&T
                State and Local Perspectives	

 8:50 -  9:05   Perspectives from "the ground"
                Cherrie Black, NJ OHSP
 9:05 -  9:20   TBA 	
 9:20 -  9:35   Alex Markowski, NYC OEM	
 9:35 -  9:50   Predicting Individual Preparedness & Assistance: Sandy and Irene Experiences 
                Mike Greenberg, Rutgers University
 9:50 - 10:10   Coffee Break					
                RAPID talks (1)		
10:10 - 10:25   Collection of Data on Flood and Hydrodynamic Impact on
                Coastal Infrastructures in the New York City
                Metropolitan Region during the Hurricane Sandy
                Hansong Tang, CUNY

10:25 - 10:40   Aerial Imaging and Ground-based Surveys for
		Post-Disaster Assessment of Areas Affected by Hurricane Sandy
                Anu Pradhan, Drexel

10:40 - 10:55   Wave and Surge Structural Damage to Shorefront
                Residential Properties from Hurricane Sandy
                Andrew Kennedy, Notre Dame            

10:55 - 11:10   Collection of Perishable Hurricane Sandy Data on
                Weather-Related Damage to Urban Power and Transit Infrastructure 
                Rae Zimmerman, NYU

11:10 -	11:25	Communication and Understanding of Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Forecast and Warning Information
                Hugh Gladwin, FL Int.               

11:25 -	11:40   Identifying Social Network and Mobile Technology Use 
                and Its Correlation with Individual Evacuation Behavior 
                in Hurricane Sandy
                Justin Yates, Texas A & M

11:40 - 11:55   Commuter Adaptation to Transportation 
                Disruption in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath	
                Pamela Murray-Tuite, Va Tech

11:55 -	12:55   Lunch
12:55 -  1:15   Setting the scene for past and future storms
                Sandy's Fury
                David Robinson, Rutgers University

                RAPID talks (2)	 

 1:15 -  1:30   Impact of Hurricane Sandy on the Ecology of the
                New Jersey Shorelines: Recovery and Resilience
	        Michel Boufadel, NJIT

 1:30 -  1:45   Collection of Water Level, Scour and Structural Damage Data 
                from Extreme Storm Surge for the Future Improvement of 
                Structural Systems and Their Resistance to Natural Hazard
		Thomas Herrington, Stevens Institute of Technology

 1:45 -  2:00   Identifying and Modeling the Interdependencies of 
                Restoration Efforts across Infrastructures
	        Thomas Sharkey, RPI

 2:00 -  2:15   Monitoring the Response of Transportation Cyber 
                Physical Systems in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy
	        Daniel Work, UIUC

 2:15 -  2:30   Network Improvisation in Emergency Response: 
                An Application to Debris Removal Operations
	        David Mendonca, RLPI

 2:30 -  2:45   Hurricane Sandy: Short-Term Emergent Citizen-Based
                Groups and Aid Mobilization
                Robert Schwartz and Terry O'Sullivan, U. Akron

 2:45 -  3:00   Post-Disaster Risk Redefinition in Small New Jersey Municipalities 
                During the Initial Recovery Period following Super Storm Sandy
	        James Mitchell, Rutgers University

 3:00 -  3:15   Collection of Perishable Data on Households Affected by Hurricane
                Sandy to Better Understand Variables Affecting Collective Post Disaster Housing Recovery	
                Ali Nejat, Texas Tech
 3:15 -	 3:35   Coffee Break				
                CoE Perspectives
 3:35 -  3:50	Data Science and Emergency Preparedness at CCICADA
                Fred Roberts, CCICADA Center, Rutgers University	
 3:50 -  4:05	Sandy-relevant Research at Center for Secure and Resilient Maritime Commerce
                Thomas Herrington, Stevens Institute of Technology		
 4:05 -  4:20   Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery
                Gavin Smith, UNC	

 4:20 -  4:35   Data Visualizations for Understanding Risk
                Jennifer Rovito, Rutgers University

 4:35 -  4:55   Hazards Funding at NSF	
                Dennis Wenger, NSF
 4:55 -  5:35   Refreshments and Poster Session				
                High-Resolution 3D Geospatial Mapping and Analysis for Supporting
                Post-Sandy Disaster Recovery
                Jie Gong and Ali Maher, Rutgers University

                Pre-Storm Dune Volumes and Their Relation to Dune Breach Locations in
                Mantoloking, New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy
                Qizhong (George) Guo and Eleni Athanasopoulou, Rutgers University (School of Engineering)

	        Modeling Land Market Responses to Climate Change in the Coastal Zone
                Haiyan Zhang, Handi Chandra Putra, Clinton Andrews,
                Rutgers University

                REU students, Rutgers University - TBA

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