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2019 WE Local Conference

WE Local Confernce
From left to right: Temitope Runsewe (3rd Place, Texas State University), Pratyush Mishra (2nd Place, Iowa State University), Taylor Oeschger (1st Place, Cornell University).

1. Conference Name, Date, and Location (City): WE Local, February 8-9, 2019, Baltimore, MD, USA 

Links: https://welocal.swe.org/baltimore/location/

2. Name of the award: Collegiate Competition

3. Rank of the award of Temitope: 3rd Place

4. Awardee: Temitope Runsewe, Master student in Engineering with concentration in Industrial Engineering, Ingram School of Engineering

5. Advisor of Temitope Runsewe: Dr. Clara Novoa

6. Title of the presentation and poster: Stochastic Models for Planning Distributed Wind Generation based on Data Analytics

7. Authors: Temitope Runsewe, Dr. Clara Novoa, Dr. Tongdan Jin

8. About the Research Project: The research done by Temitope Runsewe is part of the NSF funded ME-GREEN project (CBET #1704933).

9. Brief Description of the Conference and the Award: The WE Local Baltimore Conference (https://welocal.swe.org/baltimore/location/) is one of the five local conferences organized by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Each year WE Local attracts over 2,500 students to attend these conferences with around 500 students per conference. In the Collegiate Competition, students present their research to a broad technical audience. Among all the abstract submissions at undergraduate and graduate levels, only eight students were selected to give a lighting talk and present a poster. The three finalists in the graduate category were Ph.D. students from Cornell University, Iowa State University and master’s student Temitope Runsewe from Texas State University. The complete list of finalists is available at https://welocal.swe.org/baltimore/schedule/submit-an-abstract-today-for-the-collegiate-competition/

Gabriel
Oluwasegun (Gabriel) Olanrewanju (3rd Place, Texas State University)

1. Conference Name, Date, and Location (City): WE Local, March 1-2, 2019, St. Louis, MO, USA 

Links: https://welocal.swe.org/st-louis/location/

2. Name of the award: Collegiate Competition

3. Rank of the award of Oluwasegun (Gabriel): 3rd Place

4. Awardee: Oluwasegun (Gabriel) Olanrewaju, Master student in Engineering with concentration in Industrial Engineering, Ingram School of Engineering

5. Advisor of Oluwasegun (Gabriel) Olanrewaju: Dr. Zhijie Sasha Dong

6. Title of the presentation and poster: A Multistage Stochastic Programming Approach for Prepositioning of Relief Supplies

7. Authors: Oluwasegun (Gabriel) Olanrewaju, Dr. Shaolong Hu, Dr. Zhijie Sasha Dong

8. About the Research Project: The research has been supported by Texas State University new faculty start-up fund.