Dallas Chapter Won the 1st Place in 
2012 IEEE Reliability Society Chapter Contest



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Organization Chart of the RS Dallas Chapter


Position Name
Chair W. Eric Wong
Vice Chair Lon Chase
Secretary Ron Knerr
Treasurer Lon Chase
Technical Program Chair Paul Tiner
Membership Chair Brion Owens
Member at Large Milton Tam
Webmaster Shou-Yu Lee






2012 Chapter Sponsored Events


Meetings


  Date Title of Event Location
1 03/14/2012 Seminar on “Reliability: Everything you want to know” by Lon Chase (Raytheon) ECSS 3.910 UTD
2 05/04/2012 2012 Spring Student Outreach
Seminar on “RanTGen: A Tool for Random Generation of Valid Object Configuration for Testing Object-Oriented Programs” by Professor Sudipto Ghosh (Colorado State University)

(Refer to Reliability Society Newsletter, Volume 58, Number 4, November 2012)
ECSS 2.410 UTD
3 06/07/2012 Seminar on “Software Safety: Process Overview and Applications” by Dr. Mike Siok (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company) ECSS 2.410 UTD
4 07/18/2012 Filed trip to HP with Professor Eric Wong (University of Texas at Dallas) & Dr. Charlie Bess (HP Fellow from HP Service Labs) HP Facility, Plano, Texas
5 11/01/2012 Chapter officer meeting ECSS 3.910 UTD
6 11/02/2012 2012 Fall Student Outreach
Seminar on “Model-based Software Security Testing” by Professor Dianxiang Xu (Dakota State University)

(Refer to Reliability Society Newsletter, Volume 58, Number 4, November 2012)
ECSS 2.412 UTD
7 11/30/2012 Discussion on “Software Assurance: Challenges and the Path Forward” by Professor Eric Wong (University of Texas at Dallas) and members of the Software Assurance Technical subcommittee of the Reliability Society who also attended ISSRE 2012 Renaissance Hotel,
Richardson, Texas

Training Courses, Lecture Series, and Conferences


  Date(s) Title of Event Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 11/27 – 11/30/2012 ISSRE 2012: The 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering

(visit ISSRE 2012 Website for the entire program. Members of the Dallas Chapter gave 5 presentations at the conference and the co-located workshops)
Renaissance Hotel, Richardson, Texas IEEE Computer Society
2 05/30 & 05/31/2012 Software Lifecycles and Software Project Management UTD 2012 REU Summer Program at UTD
3 06/04 & 06/05/2012 Requirements Engineering UTD 2012 REU Summer Program at UTD
4 06/07/2012 Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Computer Science & Software Engineering UTD 2012 REU Summer Program at UTD
5 07/09 & 07/10/2012 Workshop on Technical Communication UTD 2012 REU Summer Program at UTD
6 07/16/2012 Secure Coding in C/C++ UTD 2012 REU Summer Program at UTD





2013 Chapter Sponsored Events


Meetings


  Date Title of Event Location
1 01/11/2013 Chapter annual planning meeting Pappadeaux Restaurant, Richardson, Texas
2 03/24/2013 Seminar on “Software Safety: Process Overview and Application” by Dr. Mike Siok (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company) ECSS 2.415 UTD
3 04/19/2013 2013 Spring Student Outreach
Seminar on “ESD Design Challenges in state-of-the-art Analog Technologies” by Dr. Gianluca Boselli (Texas Instruments)

(Refer to Reliability Society Newsletter, Volume 59, Number 2, May 2013)
Conference Rooms 1 and 2,
TI North Campus,
Texans Activity Center,
Richardson, Texas
4 04/20/2013 Meeting with Dr. Jeff Voas (Director, IEEE Division VI) Kirin Court Restaurant, Richardson, Texas
5 06/15/2013 Seminar on “Software Safety: Process Overview and Applications” by Dr. Mike Siok (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company) ECSS 3.503 UTD
6 06/28/2013 Filed trip to HP and round-table discussion on "Importance of Education in IT: Past, Present, and Future" HP Facility, Plano, Texas
7 07/16/2013 BBQ & Meeting with UTD/REU students Russell Creek Park, Plano, Texas
8 07/17/2013 Filed trip to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company (hosted by Dr. Mike Siok) Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, Texas
9 09/20/2013 2013 Fall Student Outreach
Seminar on “Battery Health Monitoring and Prognostics” by Professor Mike Pecht (University of Maryland)

(Refer to Reliability Society Newsletter, Volume 59, Number 4, November 2013)
ECSS 2.410 UTD
10 09/20/2013 Dinner Reception for Professor Mike Pecht (University of Maryland) Kirin Court Restaurant, Richardson, Texas
11 10/16/2013 Seminar on “Evaluation of Software Assurance Tools” by Dr. Allen Nikora (JPL, NASA) ECSS 2.410 UTD
12 11/22/2013 Seminar on “Test Algebra for Concurrent Combinatorial Testing in a Cloud Environment” by Professor Wei-Tek Tsai (Arizona State University) ECSS 2.410 UTD
13 12/20/2013 Year-end chapter review meeting Pappadeaux Restaurant, Richardson, Texas

Training Courses, Lecture Series, and Conferences


  Date(s) Title of Event Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 05/29/2013 Ethics and Professional Responsibility for CS & SE by Professor Janell Straach (University of Texas at Dallas) ECSS 3.503 UTD
2 05/29/2013 Introduction to Software Safety by Dr. Dennis Frailey (Raytheon/SMU) ECSS 3.503 UTD 2013 REU Summer Program at UTD
3 05/30/2013 Workshop on Technical Communication by the Writing Center, Office of Student Success and Assessment at UTD ECSS 3.503 UTD 2013 REU Summer Program at UTD
4 06/03 & 06/05/2013 Software Architecture and Design by Professor Mark Paulk (University of Texas at Dallas) ECSS 3.503 UTD 2013 REU Summer Program at UTD
5 06/04 & 06/06/2013 Requirements Engineering by Professor Bhanu Kapoor (University of Texas at Dallas) ECSS 3.503 UTD 2013 REU Summer Program at UTD
6 06/05/2013 Projects on Smartphones & Secure Coding in C/C++ by Professor Sarac Kamil (University of Texas at Dallas) ECSS 3.503 UTD 2013 REU Summer Program at UTD
7 06/19 & 06/20/2013 Software Project Planning and Management by Professor Janell Straach (University of Texas at Dallas) ECSS 3.503 UTD 2013 REU Summer Program at UTD





2014 Chapter Sponsored Events


Meetings


  Date(s) Title of Event Time/Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 01/11/2014 IEEE Dallas Section Annual Banquet


Award Recipient: Ron Knerr

Award Recipient: Eric Wong
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7:00 - 10:00 pm
Holiday Inn Select
Richardson, Texas
IEEE Dallas Section
2 01/24/2014 Seminar on “Exploring Adaptive Reconfiguration to Optimize Energy Efficiency in Battery-Powered Cyber-Physical Systems”

Speaker: Professor Cong Liu (University of Texas at Dallas)

(Click here for more information)
10:30 - 11:30 am
ECSS 2.415
UTD
Computer Society
(Dallas Chapter)
3 01/31/2014 RS Chapter Planning Meeting 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Pappadeaux Restaurant
Richardson, Texas
4 02/12/2014 Webinar on “FMEA Keep Your Results Fresh Using A
Progressive Methodology”

Speaker: Daniel Lee (Member of RS Dallas Chapter)

2:00 - 3:30 pm
UTD
5 02/21/2014 Seminar on “Software Safety: Process Overview and Application”

Speaker: Dr. Mike Siok (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 1, February 2014) [link]

8:30 am - 12:30 pm
ECSS 2.415
UTD
6 02/21/2014 Seminar on “Planning for a World of IT Abundance”

Speaker: Charles Bess (HP Fellow)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 1, February 2014) [link]

2:30 - 3:30 pm
ECSS 2.311
UTD
Computer Society
(Dallas Chapter)
7 03/08/2014 Seminar on “Combinatorial Design-based Software Testing”

Speaker: Professor Renee Bryce (University of North Texas)

1:30 - 5:30 pm
ECSS 2.311
UTD
8 04/04/2014 Seminar on “Protecting Your IP: When and How to Use Patents Today”

Speaker: Seth Horwitz (Glast, Phillips & Murray, P.C.)

2:30 - 3:30 pm
ECSS 2.311
UTD
Computer Society
(Dallas Chapter)
9 04/11/2014 2014 Spring Student Outreach
Seminar on “Drilling for Useful Information in the Landscape of Big Data”

Speaker: Christian Hansen (IEEE RS President)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 2, May 2014) [link]




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10:30 - 11:30 am
ECSS 2.415
UTD
10 07/10/2014 Hosting Professor Wei Dong, Chair of RS Changsha Chapter, China UTD
11 07/31/2014 Meeting with REU Students at the University of Texas at Dallas

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 3, August 2014) [link]



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12:00 - 2:00 pm
Spring Creek BBQ
Richardson, Texas
12 10/31/2014 Seminar on “Combinatorial Design-based Software Testing”

Speaker: Professor Renee Bryce (University of North Texas)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 4, November 2014) [link]


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10:00 am - 12:45 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD
13 11/14/2014 Three Seminars

  • (a) “Test Results Reporting in the Real World − It is Time for the
    QABall”
    Speaker: Mas Kono (Vice President of Development Shared
    Services, MedAssets)

  • (b) “Test Automation in Practice – It Is Not What You Think It is”
    peaker: Paul Grizzaffi (Manager of Software Quality Assurance,
    MedAssets)

  • (c) “What Would FMEA 3.0 Look Like?”
    Speaker: Daniel Lee (Director, SYMCOSYS & Member at Large,
    RS Dallas Chapter)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 61, Number 1, February 2015) [link]





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10:00 am - 12:45 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD
14 12/22/2014 Year-end chapter review meeting 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Pappadeaux Restaurant
Richardson, Texas

Training Courses, Lecture Series, and Conferences


  Date(s) Title of Event Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 05/23/2014 Introduction to Software Safety
by Dr. Dennis Frailey (Raytheon & SMU)
ECSS 3.503
UTD
2014 REU Summer Program at UTD
2 05/29/2014 Secure Coding in C/C++
by Dr. Kamil Sarac (UTD)
ECSS 3.503
UTD
2014 REU Summer Program at UTD
3 05/30/2014 Technical Communication
by Student Learning Center at UTD
ECSS 3.503
UTD
2014 REU Summer Program at UTD
4 06/02 & 06/04/2014 Software Architecture and Design
by Dr. Mark Paulk (UTD)
ECSS 3.503
UTD
2014 REU Summer Program at UTD
5 06/02 & 06/03/2014 Software Project Planning and Management
by Dr. John Cole (UTD)
ECSS 3.503
UTD
2014 REU Summer Program at UTD
6 06/03/2014 Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Computer Science & Software Engineering
by Dr. Janell Straach (UTD)
ECSS 3.503
UTD
2014 REU Summer Program at UTD
7 10/02 - 10/03/2014 QSIC 2014: The 14th International Conference on Quality Software
Techncial Sponsor: IEEE Reliability Society
Local Sponsor: RS Dallas Chapter & University of Texas at Dallas

General Chair: Professor W. Eric Wong (University of Texas at Dallas)

Keynote Speaker: Professor Way Kuo (City University of Hong Kong)

Click here to view the PowerPoint slides and videos of the tutorials on Software Reliability

Click here for QSIC 2014 conference website

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 4, November 2014) [link]

Courtyard Dallas Allen
(at the John Q. Hammons Center)
210 East Stacy Road
Allen, Texas 75002, USA
8 Continuous since May 2014 IEEE RS Tutorial Certificate Program on Software Reliability

The Dallas Chapter has designed, implemented and maintained a dedicate website (http://www.ieeerstutorial.org) to host the PowerPoint slides and videos of the following RS sponsored tutorials.

  • • 14th International Conference on Quality Software (QSIC), Dallas,
        Texas, USA, October 2, 2014
  • • 25th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering
        (ISSRE), Naples, Italy, November 3 – 6, 2014
  • • Beihang University in collaboration with the RS Beijing Chapter,
        China, December 19, 2014

Articles appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 60, Number 3, August 2014 [link] , Volume 60, Number 4, November 2014 [link] , and Volume 61, Number 1, February 2015 [link])

The dedicate website for the RS Tutorial Certificate Program is located at the University of Texas at Dallas.





2015 Chapter Sponsored Events


Meetings


  Date(s) Title of Event Time/Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 02/12/2015 Chapter annual planning meeting 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Kirin Court
Richardson, Texas
2 02/21/2015 IEEE all Society Chair & Vice Chair meeting 9:30 - 11:30 am
ECSS 3.503
UTD
IEEE Dallas Section
3 03/13/2015 Special Seminar/Webinar on “What is Your Technology Risk Defensive Strategy?”

Speaker: Daniel Lee (Director, SYMCOSYS)

2:30 - 4:00 pm
UTD
4 04/03/2015 2015 Spring Student Outreach
Seminar on “Pipelined Segmented Symbolic Taint Analysis with Incomplete Inputs”

Speaker: Dr. Dinghao Wu (Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State
University)



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10:00 - 11:00 am
ECSS 2.410
UTD
5 05/02/2015 Seminar on “Software Safety: Process Overview and Application”

Speaker: Dr. Mike Siok (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 61, Number 2, May 2015) [link]



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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JOSM 11.305
UTD
6 07/24/2015 Meeting with REU Students at the University of Texas at Dallas

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 61, Number 3, August 2015) [link]



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6:30 - 8:30 pm
Spring Creek BBQ
Richardson, Texas
7 09/25/2015 2015 Fall Student Outreach
Seminar on “Combinatorial Security Testing: Improving Information Security through Combinatorial Testing”

Speaker: Dr. Dimitris Simos (SBA Research, Austria)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 61, Number 4, November 2015) [link]



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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD
8 10/30/2015 Seminar on “Automation in Practice: What It Is & What It Should Be”

Speaker: Paul Grizzaffi (Director of Quality Assurance, MedAssets)



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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECSS 2.306
UTD
9 11/06/2015 Seminar on “My experiences with Testing (Theory through to Practice)”

Speaker: Dr. Vidroha Debroy (Verizon)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECSS 2.311
UTD
10 11/20/2015 Seminar on “Unmanned Aircraft System Reliability”

Speaker: Russell Morris (Boeing Company)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 1, February 2016) [link]



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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD

Training Courses, Lecture Series, and Conferences


  Date(s) Title of Event Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 04/18/2015
(2:00-3:30 pm)
Workshop on Innovation Methods

Organizer: Dr. Tiejun J. Xia (OSA Fellow)

DFW Innovation Center
Richardson, TX
Dallas Innovation Synergy Program (DIS) of TEMS,
IEEE Dallas Section
2 05/26/2015
(9:00 am-
12:00 pm)
Introduction to Software Safety
by Dr. Dennis Frailey
(Southern Methodist University)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2015 REU Summer Program at UTD
3 05/27/2015
(9:00 am-
12:00 pm)
Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Computer Science & Software Engineering
by Dr. Janell Straach (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2015 REU Summer Program at UTD
4 05/27/2015 (1:00-4:00 pm) UML & Object Oriented Analysis & Design
by Dr. Mehra Borazjany (UTD)
ECSS 4.908B
UTD
2015 REU Summer Program at UTD
05/28/2015 (1:00-4:00 pm)
5 05/28/2015
(9:00 am-
12:00 pm)
Software Project Planning and Management
by Dr. Janell Straach (UTD)
ECSS 4.908B
UTD
2015 REU Summer Program at UTD
6 06/01/2015
(1:00-4:00 pm)
Project Discussion
by Dr. Kamil Sarac (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2015 REU Summer Program at UTD
7 06/03/2015 (1:00-4:00 pm) Software Architecture and Design
by Dr. Mark Paulk (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2015 REU Summer Program at UTD
06/04/2015 (1:00-4:00 pm)
8 11/20/2015 (1:30-5:30 am) “Software Reliability – A system Engineering Tutorial”

Speaker: Russell Morris (Boeing Company)

Click here to view the PowerPoint slides and videos of the tutorials on Software Reliability

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 1, February 2016) [link]



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ECSS 2.311
UTD
Executive Master’s Program in Software Engineering, UTD





2016 Chapter Sponsored Events


Meetings


  Date(s) Title of Event Time/Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 01/08/2016 Chapter Officer Planning Meeting 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Uncle Julio's
Allen, Texas
2 01/24/2016 IEEE Dallas Section Award Banquet

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 1, February 2016) [link]


Award Recipient:
Shou-Yu Lee

Award Recipient:
Xuelin Li
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6:30 - 8:30 pm
Perot Museum of Science and Nature
Dallas, Texas
IEEE Dallas Section
3 02/19/2016 Seminar on “Data Acquisition and Computation of Big Sensory Data”

Speaker: Professor Zhipeng Cai (Georgia State University)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 1, February 2016) [link]



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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD
4 06/03/2016 Seminar on “Software Safety: Process Overview and Application”

Speaker: Dr. Mike Siok (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Company)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 3, August 2016) [link]



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1:30 - 5:30 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD
5 06/07/2016 Seminar on “My Experiences with Testing”

Speaker: Dr. Vidroha Debroy (Verizon)



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3:00 - 4:30 pm
ECSS 2.203
UTD
6 07/07/2016 Seminar on “Automation In Practice – What It Is and What It Should Be”

Speaker: Paul Grizzaffi (Director of Quality Assurance,
MedAssets)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 3, August 2016) [link]



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3:00 - 4:15 pm
ECSS 2.203
UTD
7 07/12/2016 Seminar on “Principles of Software Quality Assurance”

Speaker: Mark Bentsen (QA Manager, Argo Data Resource
Corporation)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 3, August 2016) [link]



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3:00 - 5:00 pm
ECSS 2.203
UTD
8 07/22/2016 Meeting with REU Students at the University of Texas at Dallas

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 3, August 2016) [link]



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6:30 - 8:30 pm
Spring Creek BBQ
Richardson, Texas
9 09/09/2016 Seminar on “Networks of Things”

Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Voas (National Institute of Standards
and Technology)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 4, November 2016) [link]



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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ECSS 2.410
UTD
10 11/18/2016 Seminar on “Reliability Engineering and Management in New Product Development”

Speaker: Professor Steven Li (Western New England University)

An article appeared in RS Newsletter (Volume 62, Number 4, November 2016) [link]



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3:00 - 5:00 pm
ECSS 2.311
UTD
11 11/19/2016 Seminar on “Leadership of Software Quality Assurance”

Speaker: Mark Bentsen (QA Manager, Argo Data Resource
Corporation)



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3:00 - 5:00 pm
ECSS 2.311
UTD

Training Courses, Lecture Series, and Conferences


  Date(s) Title of Event Location Co-Sponsoring Organization(s)
1 05/23/2016
(9:00 am-12:00 pm)
Introduction to Software Safety
by Dr. Dennis Frailey
(Southern Methodist University)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD
2 05/23/2016
(1:00-4:00 pm)
UML & Object Oriented Analysis & Design
by Dr. Mehra Borazjany (UTD)
ECSS 3.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD
05/25/2016
(1:00-4:00 pm)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
3 05/24/2016
(9:00-12:00 am)
Cyber-Physical Systems Security
by Dr. Alvaro A. Cardenas (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD
4 05/24/2016
(1:00-4:00 pm)
Software Project Planning and Management
by Dr. Janell Straach (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD
5 05/25/2016
(9:00 am-12:00 pm)
Software Architecture and Design
by Dr. Mark Paulk (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD
05/27/2016
(1:00-4:00 pm)
ECSS 3.910
UTD
6 05/30/2016
(9:00 am-12:00 pm)
Technical Communication
by Student Learning Center (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD
05/31/2016
(9:00 am-12:00 pm)
7 06/01/2016
(9:00 am-12:00 pm)
Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Computer Science & Software Engineering
by Dr. Janell Straach (UTD)
ECSS 4.910
UTD
2016 REU Summer Program at UTD