TCB Cluster Building Workshop
Participant Profile

There were 24 participants in the workshop. Participants applied for a seat, and were selected from a pool of 58 applicants.

Profile information indicates the average participant had earned or was close to earning a doctorate, and was working in an academic position at a university.  A distribution of education is provided in Table 1 and of affiliation in Table 2.

For the November 10-11 workshop, participant description is as follows:

Highest Degree Earned Number
Undergraduate 3
Masters 3
Doctorate in progress 7
Doctorate 8
Other 3

Table 1: Breakdown of participants and their current educational standing.

Affiliation Number
Education 23
Industry 1

Table 2: Distribution of types of participant work locations.



Affiliation Institution Level of Education
Tom Bishop Academic Tulane University PhD
Steve Briney Academic UIUC Master's degree
Wang-Ping Chen Academic UIUC PhD
Naranbaatar Dashdorj Academic Purdue University PhD student
Susan Hinrichs Academic UIUC PhD
Byoung-do Kim Academic NCSA PhD
David Larson Academic UIUC PhD student
Claudio Lima Academic University of Algarve PhD student
Xavier Llora Academic UIUC Postdoctoral
Ed Maclin Academic UIUC PhD
Rosanne Marshack Academic UIUC Master's degree
Michael Martin Academic UIUC Postdoctoral
Brian Martinez Academic UIUC Undergraduate student
Gerald Nelson Academic UIUC PhD
Mark Nye Industry MomentumMedia BA/BS degree
Richard Orr Academic Valencia Community College Master's degree
Luis Rodriguez Academic UIUC Postdoctoral
Rajaram Satwik Academic UIUC PhD student 
Sean Stevens Academic UIUC BA/BS degree
Li-Chuan Tang Academic UIUC PhD
Leonardo Trabuco Academic UIUC PhD student
Ioannis Tziligakis Academic UIUC PhD student
Amit Pratap Yadav Academic UIUC PhD student
Sheng Zhong Academic UIUC PhD