‘Ike Wai Data Science Scholars present their research

Seven ‘Ike Wai Scholars had the opportunity to showcase their research at University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Hilo during a poster session held on April 26.

The students worked closely with UH Hilo Data Science faculty and who served as their mentors.

The following are the poster titles, scholars’  names, and their mentors:

A Tool for Training Neural Networks Using Raven Annotations 
Lindsey Howells 
and Madori Rumpungworn
Mentor: Grady Weyenberg, Mathematics

Explore Hawaii Coral Reefs in Virtual Reality: A Visualization Tool for Exploration of Coral Reefs in the Hawaiian Island Chain
Briana Noll

Mentor: Francis Cristobal, Computer Science

3D Habitat Complexity of Coral Reefs in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is Driven by Coral Assemblage Structure
Alexa Runyan
Mentor: John Burns, Marine Science

Automated Scientific Data Collection with Humans in the Loop: The First Steps
Randy Tanaka
Mentor: Travis Mandel, Computer Science

Does Tutoring for Points Towards the Course Grade Improve Student Success in Organic Chemistry?
Veronica White
Mentor: Matthew Platz, Chemistry

Using Computer Vision to Track the Achilles Tang off Hilo Bay
Rebekka Williams
Mentor: Travis Mandel, Computer Science