LAMDA 2021 Research Symposium
The 2021 LAMDA Research Symposium was held virtually on August 6, 2021. Dr. Phillip Sprunger started the day leading a series of speakers providing updates on the progress of the LAMDA project. The next session covered Science Driver 1, facilitated by Dr. Shengmin Guo, and then Science Driver 2, facilitated by Dr. Guoqiang Li. The last session included breakout sessions for the External Review Board and Industrial Advisory Board, followed by their feedback and the announcement of the poster competition winners.
LAMDA 2021 Symposium Proceedings
2021 LAMDA Student Poster Competition
Due to the pandemic, the LAMDA student poster competition was virtual, and the presentations were given via Zoom. The winners are as follows:
1st Place Tie:
Saber Nemati (with Brian Tsai, Qing Chen and Kha Le), Louisiana State University, “Image Segmentation of Tomography Data: From U-Net to Unet++”
Sarah Campbell, Louisiana Tech University, “Electrochemical Characterization Techniques”
Jacob Mathews (with Diego Segura and Jinyuan Chen), Louisiana Tech University, “Machine Learning for Thermoset Shape Memory Polymers”
Frank McKay, Louisiana State University, “Developing high-temperature XRD capabilities to explore changes in alloy structure and composition”
Rifat-E-Nur Hossain, Louisiana Tech University, “In-situ Infrared Temperature Sensing for Real-time Defect Detection in Additive Manufacturing”
Abdel Garbie, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, “The Measurement of Various Mechanical Properties of Additively Manufactured Materials Using the Multi-DIC Toolbox”
2021 LAMDA Technical Conference
LAMDA held the first technical conference virtually on April 23, 2021. The day featured speakers on the research occurring for each of the science drivers, plus LAMDA Assistants and Seed Award recipients introduced themselves and their projects.