NSF Workshop on Sustainable Computing for Sustainability

April 16, 2024 - April 17, 2024, Alexandria, VA

  1. Teaching Computing Students and Professionals That All Computing is Physical

    Tom Igoe (New York University, USA)

  2. Sustainable Agricultural Education with Gamified Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) Technologies and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    Maryam Bigonah Maryam Bigonah and Brendan Higgins (Auburn University, USA); Daniela Marghitu (Teaching Coordinator, USA)

  3. Sustainability-Aware, Reliable, and Reusable AI Hardware Design

    Khaza Anuarul Hoque (University of Missouri, USA); Benjamin Carrion Schafer (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)

  4. Learnings from Datacenter Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

    Teresa A Nick and Husam Alissa (Microsoft, USA); Julie Sinistore (WSP, USA)

  5. Decreasing AI Data Movement to Save Energy

    Teresa A Nick (Microsoft, USA)

  6. Combining Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Edge-Computing, and Optimization for Sustainable Food Supply

    Simone Silvestri (University of Kentucky, USA)

  7. Rethinking Datacenter Power Management with Game Theory

    Benjamin Lee (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

  8. Computational Fabrication for Sustainable Manufacturing

    Thijs Roumen (Cornell Tech, USA)

  9. Advancing Sustainable Computing: Bridging Technology and Deployment for Global Impact

    Arman Roohi (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)

  10. Synergies Between Sustainable Urban Development and Climate Action

    José Lobo (Arizona State University & School of Sustainability, USA)

  11. AI for Volunteer Engagement on Crowdsourcing Food Rescue Platforms: Algorithmic, Sociotechnical, and Deployed Studies

    Ryan Shi (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

  12. Toward Sustainable Networking

    Tevfik Kosar (University at Buffalo, USA)

  13. Ideas for NSF Workshop on Sustainable Computing for Sustainability 2024

    Christopher Stewart (The Ohio State University, USA)

  14. NSF Workshop on Sustainable Computing for Sustainability - Call for Submission: A Collaborative Approach to Climate Modeling in Southeast Alaska

    Ella S Neumann (Sitka Sound Science Center, USA)

  15. Scaling AI Sustainably

    Carole-Jean Wu (Meta, USA)

  16. Decarbonizing Edge-Cloud Applications and Infrastructure with Green Serverless Functions

    Prateek Sharma (Indiana University Bloomington, USA)

  17. Data-Driven Sustainable Polymer Design

    Vikram Iyer (University of Washington, USA)

  18. Towards Sustainable Computing: Exploring the Role of Circular Economy Principles in IT Hardware Lifecycle Management

    Mohammad Abdus Salam (Chicago State University, USA)

  19. Bridging Fields and Feeding Futures: Advancing Sustainable Food Security Through Data Interoperability and AI-Driven Innovations

    Jorge Celis (University of Oklahoma & American Prime Sustainable Solutions, USA); Amy McGovern and Xiangming Xiao (University of Oklahoma, USA)

  20. Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities in Applying the Reduce-Reuse-Refurbish-Recycle Model to Computing Systems

    Swamit Tannu (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA); Suman Banerjee (University of Wisconsin, USA)

  21. Kurtis Heimerl -Statement of Interest for NSF-WSCS 2024

    Kurtis Heimerl (University of Washington, USA)

  22. An IoT-Driven Digital Twin Approach for Modeling Climate and Sustainability of Urban Communities

    Lakshmish Ramaswamy (University of Georgia, USA)

  23. Lifecycle of Sustainable Ubiquitous Computational Things

    Josiah Hester (Northwestern University, USA)

  24. Datacenter Energy and Carbon Optimization Through Power Bounded Computing

    Rong Ge (Clemson University, USA)

  25. Statement of Interests in Attending the NSF Workshop on Sustainable Computing for Sustainability 2024

    Yi Ding (Purdue University, USA)

  26. Accurate Modeling and Accounting of Environmental Impacts Within Computing

    Udit Gupta (Cornell University, USA)

  27. How Computing Can Help Individuals Address Climate Change

    Hari Sundaram (University of Illinois, USA)

  28. Solutions for Grid-Interactive Sustainable Data Centers

    Wangda Zuo, Viswanathan Ganesh and Julia Ho (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

  29. Navigating the Bitcoin and ChatGPT Boom: Assessing the Impact on Power

    Yihsu Chen (University of California Santa Cruz, USA)

  30. Beyond the Lab: Deploying Adaptive Sensors for Sustainability and Real-World Resilience

    Raiful Hasan (Kent State University, USA)

  31. Bridging Performance and Sustainability Through Carbon-Aware Design of DNN Accelerators

    Iraklis Anagnostopoulos (Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA)

  32. Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Computing

    Ajay Joshi (Boston University, USA); Udit Gupta (Cornell University, USA)

  33. Towards Building Sustainable AI Infrastructures with Module Data Centers

    Jian Huang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Deming Chen (University of Illinois, USA); Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Ravishankar Iyer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Krein Philip T. (University of Illinois, USA)

  34. Sustainable Spatial Computing for Sustainability in Transportation

    Mingzhou Yang, Bharat Jayaprakash, Matthew Eagon and William Northrop (University of Minnesota, USA); Shashi Shekhar (UMN, USA)

  35. NSF-WSCS 2024: Sustainable Design, Deployment, and Storage of Machine Learning Models

    Fan Chen (Indiana University Bloomington, USA)

  36. A Vision for Enabling Sustainable Human-Centric Living Spaces: From Computational Materials to User Experiences

    Canek Fuentes Hernandez (Northeastern University, USA)

  37. Enabling Sustainable Data Center Hardware and Software Systems

    Akshitha Sriraman (Carnegie Mellon University & Google, USA)

  38. Junkyard Computing: Repurposing Discarded Smartphones to Minimize Carbon

    Ryan Kastner (University of California, San Diego, USA)

  39. Sustainable Storage Systems for Supporting Data Journey in the Big Data Era

    Bingzhe Li (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Bo Yuan (Rutgers University, USA); David Du (University of Minnesota, USA)

  40. Inclusive Development of Resilient Autonomy for Organic Agriculture

    Dejan Milutinovic (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)

  41. Spatial Data Analytics to Support Sustainable Urban Food Production

    Daoqin Tong (Arizona State University, USA); Courtney Crosson (University of Arizona, USA)

  42. Future Sea-Level Rise Uncertainty Reduction: A Compelling Opportunity for Sustainable Computing for Sustainability

    Subhankar Ghosh (University of Minnesota, USA)

  43. Asynchronous Signalling in Spike Neural Networks: Enabling on Chip Training with Intrinsic Temporal Learning Capacity

    Nancy Fulda, Hao Yu and Jordan Yorgason (Brigham Young University, USA)

  44. Theoretical Foundations of the Next Generation of Sustainable Computing and Computing for Sustainability

    Mohammad Hajiesmaili (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)

  45. Intelligent Self-Interference Cancellation for Energy Efficient Self-Healing Network

    Ahyoung Lee (Kennesaw State University, USA)

  46. Increasing Effective Lifetimes of IT Infrastructure Through Sustainability-Aware Middleware Ecosystems

    Aniruddha Gokhale and Yogesh Barve (Vanderbilt University, USA)

  47. Moving Beyond Fixed Domains and Synchronous Computation to Accelerate Massively-Parallel Simulations of the Earth System

    Kunal Agrawal (Washington University in St. Louis, USA); Sebastian Eastham (Imperial College, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Roch Guérin and Randall Martin (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)

  48. Smart, Collaborative and Green Food Supply: Network Optimization, Governance and Infrastructure

    Xiaopeng Li and Michelle Miller (University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA)

  49. Energy-Aware Scheduling for Modern Clouds

    Varun Gupta (Northwestern University, USA); Samir Khuller (University of Northwestern, USA)

  50. Urban AI for City-Scale Weather Mitigation and Planning

    Daniel Aliaga (Purdue University, USA); Dev Niyogi (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

  51. Datasets and Benchmarks for Computational Sustainability and Sustainable Computing

    Christopher T Yeh, Nicolas Christianson, Yisong Yue and Adam C Wierman (California Institute of Technology, USA)

  52. Distributed Semantics to Support Built Environment Digital Twins

    Jihoon Chung (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); Tianzhen Hong (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA); Robert Karlicek, Henrique Santos and Dennis Shelden (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); Devon Sparks (Trimble, USA)

  53. Data Center Engagement in Demand Response and Its Role in Sustainable Computing

    Ayse Coskun, Can Hankendi, Ioannis Paschalidis and Benjamin Sovacool (Boston University, USA)

  54. Operating Systems Approach to Sustainability

    Han Dong (Boston University & Red Hat Inc., USA); Jonathan Appavoo (Boston University)

  55. Cropping Systems Digital Twins for a Resilient Agriculture

    Nicolas F Martin (University of IIlinois at Urbana Champaing & National Center of Supercomputing Applications, USA)

  56. A Multiscale Geospatial Analysis of Social Media Activity During Hurricane Irma

    Rina Ghose (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA); Amir Forati (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)

  57. Improving the Usefulness of Aging Computing Platforms

    Hyesoon Kim (Georgia Tech, USA)

  58. Energy Efficiency is Not Enough, We Need Energy Flexibility!

    Line Roald (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)

  59. Towards Greener Video Communications

    Mallesham Dasari (Northeastern University, USA)

  60. Computational Tools to Support the Repair, Reuse, and Recycling of Devices

    Pedro Lopes and Jasmine Lu (University of Chicago, USA)

  61. Metaverse Ecologies: Virtual Worlds and Climate Change

    Tom Boellstorff (University of California, Irvine, USA)

  62. Towards Sustainable Geo-Distributed Computing

    Abhishek Chandra (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA)

  63. Optimizing Operational and Embodied Emissions of Computing Systems

    Stephen Lee (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

  64. Lessons from Nature for Energy Efficient Computing

    Sadasivan Shankar (Stanford University, USA); Andreas Andreo (Johns Hopkins University, USA); Shantanu Chakrabartty (Washington University, USA)

  65. Security and Privacy Consideration in the Reuse of Computing Systems and Resources

    Guannan Liu (Colorado School of Mines, USA)

  66. Letter of Interest to Join NSF Workshop on Sustainable Computing for Sustainability 2024

    Eric Gallo (Accenture, USA)

  67. Knowledge Graph Abstractions for Data-Intensive Building Analysis and Control

    Gabe Fierro (Colorado School of Mines & National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)

  68. Design Tools for Sustainable Computing

    Vikram Iyer (University of Washington, USA)

  69. Industry Researcher Perspectives on Sustainable Computing

    Dawn Nafus and Jesse Bearce (Intel, USA); Thijs Metsch (Intel, Ireland); Giuseppe Raffa (Intel Corporation, USA); Nicole Beckage (Intel, USA); Shachi Kumar (Intel Labs, USA); Sovan Biswas and Emanuel Moss (Intel, USA)

  70. Sustainable AI Workload Scheduling and Operation Optimization in Hybrid Clouds

    Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Deming Chen (University of Illinois, USA); Jian Huang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Tamar Eilam and Eun Kyung Lee (IBM Research, USA); Asser N Tantawi (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA); Alaa Youssef (IBM Watson Research Inc., USA)

  71. Sustainable Food Supply: Food Production Practices to Mitigate Climate Change by Integrating Consumer and Producer Perspectives

    Alfonso Morales (University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA)

  72. Understanding and Mitigating the Environmental Impact of AI

    Udit Gupta (Cornell University, USA)

  73. Complexity and Uncertainty: Enhancing Our Understanding of Climate Modelling

    Vandana Janeja (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA); Mathieu Morlighem (Dartmouth, USA); Jianwu Wang (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA); Sudip Chakraborty (iHARP UMBC, USA); Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota, USA)

  74. KGML-Ag for Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Monitoring Capabilities in Agriculture

    Vipin Kumar (University of Minnesota, USA)

  75. Optimizing Green Computing to Meet Performance and Resilient SLOs

    Haoran Qiu (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Weichao Mao (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Chen Wang and Saurabh Jha (IBM Research, USA); Hubertus Franke (IBM, USA); Chandrasekhar Narayanaswami (IBM T. J. Watson, USA); Zbigniew Kalbarczyk (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA); Tamer Başar and Ravishankar Iyer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

  76. From Farm to Fork: Cyber-Physical Systems with Robots and AI for Sustainable Food Production

    Upinder Kaur (Purdue University, USA)

  77. A Principled Approach to Making Datacenters More Efficient

    Mor Harchol-Balter (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

  78. Building Better Tools to Enable Power- and Sustainability-Aware Co-Design

    Matt Sinclair, Brandon Tran and Akanksha Chaudhari (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)

  79. Sustainable Computing to Foster Regenerative Agriculture for Sustainable Food Supply and Environmental Quality

    Bin Peng (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Kaiyu Guan (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA)

  80. Minimizing Environmental Impacts of Computing by Accelerating Software with Modern Practices in Research Software Engineering and Power Efficient Data Center Deployments

    Daniel P Howard (NSF National Center for Atmospheric Research & National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA)

  81. The Environmental Impact of Computing: Sustainable Networks

    Eve M Schooler (Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, USA)

  82. Value Sensitive Design of Ethically Responsible Human-AI Systems for Sustainable Food Supply

    Snehalkumar `Neil' S. Gaikwad (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

  83. Hyperlocal Environmental Data Framework for Extreme Heat Predictions and Real-Time Adaptive Response Protocols

    Dana Habeeb (Indiana University Bloomington, USA)

  84. The Climate and Sustainability Implications of Generative AI

    Noman Bashir (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

  85. Chiplets for Change: Pioneering Sustainable Computing with Modular Design Strategies

    Vidya A. Chhabria (Arizona State University, USA)

  86. Prediction of Basin-Wide Snow Water Equivalent

    Qi Han (Colorado School of Mines, USA); John Walker (Walker Water, USA)

  87. Sustainable Clouds Through Auto-Configuration and Cross-Service Resource Management

    Mohammad Shahrad (University of British Columbia, Canada)

  88. Long-Term Sustainability of Right-To-Repair with 3D Printing

    Chandrakana Nandi (Certora Inc. & University of Washington, Seattle, USA); Sreepathi Pai (University of Rochester, USA)

  89. Advancing Sustainable Computing Through Electric Vehicle Integration for Enhanced Sustainability

    Yanhai Xiong (William & Mary, USA)

  90. Computing for Sustainable Housing and Urban Development

    Pingbo Tang (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

  91. Thermodynamic Computation

    Christof Teuscher (Portland State University, USA)

  92. Food and Climate Computing Technologies and Systems (FaCCTS) for Sustainability

    Matthew Lange (International Center for Food Ontology Operability Data and Semantics (IC-FOODS), USA); Patrick Huber (University of California Davis, USA); Rajiv Ramnath (The Ohio State University, USA)