Tom Way

Publications & Proposals

Planned or in progress

Thomas Way, Seth Whidden, Francois Massonnat. "Conjoined Classes: Interdisciplinary Computer Science Education That Makes Everybody Happy." Results of three iterations, building on previous paper.

Thomas Way. "Revealing Social Networks in Novels." Machine learning and parsing approach to automatic and guided social network extraction from text.

Thomas Way. "Sentiment Tracking." Tracking sentiment over time, using parsing techniques for sentiment analysis, its use as reflective and predictive measure, Twitter, other sources.

Thomas Way. "Text Messaging for Interactive Research." Survey journal article on approaches, experiences and lessons learned.

Submitted

Keith J. O’Hara, Sven Anderson, David Musicant, Amber Stubbs, Thomas Way. "Team-Teaching with Colleagues in the Arts and Humanities." 49th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2018), Baltimore Maryland, March 2018. Panel proposal submitted September 2017.

To appear

Nikola Zaharakis, Michael Mason, Jeremy Mennis, John Light, Julie Rusby, Erika Westling, Stephanie Crewe, Brian Flay, Thomas Way. "School, Friends, and Substance Use: Gender Differences on the Influence of Attitudes toward School and Peer Networks on Cannabis Involvement." Prevention Science. In Press, June 2017.

Jeremy Mennis, Michael Mason, Andreea Ambrus, Thomas Way, Kevin Henry. "The Spatial Accuracy of Geographic Ecological Momentary Assessment (GEMA): Error and Bias Due to GPS, Subject, and Verification Data Characteristics Drug and Alcohol Dependence." Drug and Alcohol Dependence. In Press, May 2017.

Published

Michael J. Mason, John M. Light, Jeremy Mennis, Julie C. Rusby, Erika Westling, Stephanie Crewe, Nikola Zaharakis, Thomas Way, Brian R. Flay, "Neighborhood disorder, peer network health, and substance use among young urban adolescents." Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Volume 178, September 1, 2017, pp. 208-214, ISSN 0376-8716, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.05.005.

Thomas Way, Mary-Angela Papalaskari, Lillian Cassel, Paula Matuszek, Carol Weiss and Yamini Praveena Tella. "Machine Learning Modules for All Disciplines." Courseware presentation. 22nd Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2017), Bologna, Italy, July 3-5, 2017. (abstract)

Thomas Way, Paula Matuszek, Lillian Cassel, Mary-Angela Papalaskari and Carol Weiss. "Machine Learning for Everyone: Introduction to Classification and Clustering." Educational module content and presentation. Seventh AAAI Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI-17), San Francisco, Feb. 5-6, 2017.

Michael J. Mason, Jeremy Mennis, Thomas Way, Leah Floyd Campbell, Eric Benotsch, Lori Keyser-Marcus, Laura King, Nikola Zaharakis. "Text Message Delivered Peer Network Counseling for Adolescent Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Journal of Primary Prevention. Vol. 37, No. 5, pages 403-420, October 2016.

Thomas Way, Lillian Cassel, Paula Matuszek, Mary-Angela Papalaskari, Divya Bonagiri and Aravinda Gaddam. "Broader and Earlier Access to Machine Learning." Poster presentation. 21st Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2016), Araquipa, Peru, July 11-13, 2016. (abstract) (poster)

Thomas Way, Seth Whidden. "A Parallel, Conjoined Approach to Interdisciplinary Computer Science Education." Poster presentation. 21st Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2016), Araquipa, Peru, July 11-13, 2016. (abstract) (poster)

Thomas Way. "An Improved Approach for Interactive Ebooks." Courseware presentation. 21st Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2016), Araquipa, Peru, July 11-13, 2016. (abstract)

Jeremy Mennis, Michael Mason, Thomas Way, Nikola Zaharakis. "The Role of Tobacco Outlet Density in a Smoking Cessation Intervention for Urban Youth." Health & Place. Jan. 2016. (abstract)

Michael Mason, John Light, Julie Rusby, Erika Westling, Thomas Way, Brian Flay, Nikola Zaharakis. "Parents, Peers, and Places: Young Urban Adolescents' Microsystems and Substance use Involvement." Journal of Child and Family Studies. Dec. 2015. (abstract)

Michael Mason, Jeremy Mennis, Nikola Zaharakis and Thomas Way. "The Dynamic Role of Urban Neighborhood Effects in a Text-Messaging Adolescent Smoking Intervention." Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Dec. 2015. (abstract)

Michael Mason, Jeremy Mennis, Thomas Way, Stephanie Lanza, Michael Russell and Nikola Zaharakis. "Time-Varying Effects of a Text-based Smoking Cessation Intervention for Urban Adolescents." Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Dec. 2015. (pdf)

Michael Mason, John Light, Leah Floyd Campbell, Lori Keyser-Marcus, Stephanie Crewe, Thomas Way, Heather Saunders, Laura King, and Nikola Zaharakis. "Peer Network Counseling: A Randomized Controlled Trial with At-Risk Urban Adolescents." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. July 2015. (abstract)

Michael Mason, Jeremy Mennis, Thomas Way and Leah Campbell. "Real-Time Readiness to Quit and Peer Smoking within a Text Message Intervention for Adolescent Smokers: Modeling Mechanisms of Change." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. July 2015, Vol. 59, pages 67–73. (abstract)

Thomas Way, Adam Bemiller, Raghavender Mysari and Corinne Reimers. "Using Google Glass and Machine Learning to Assist People with Memory Deficiencies." The 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI 15), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 27-30, 2015. (pdf)

Michael Mason, Jeremy Mennis, Thomas Way, John Light, Julie Rusby, Erika Westling, Stephanie Crew, Brian Flay, Leah Campbell, Nikola Zaharakis, Chantal McHenry. "Young Adolescents' Perceived Activity Space Risk, Peer Networks, and Substance Use." Health & Place, July 2015, Vol. 34, pages 143-149.

Michael Mason , Leah Campbell, Thomas Way, Lori Keyser-Marcus, Eric G. Benotsch, Jeremy Mennis, Jing Zhang, Laura King, J. May, & D. Stembridge. Development and Outcomes of a Text Messaging Tobacco Cessation Intervention with Urban Adolescents. Substance Abuse. Dec. 2014. Epub 2014 Dec 31. (press)

Thomas Way and Seth Whidden. "A Loosely-Coupled Approach to Interdisciplinary Computer Science Education." The 2014 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FEC 2014), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-24, 2014. (pdf)

Michael Mason, Leah Campbell, Jing Zhang, Laura King, Thomas Way, Jeremy Mennis, Lori Keyser-Marcus and Eric Benotsch. "Reducing Teen Tobacco Use Via Text Messaging: Motivational Interviewing (MI) Integrated With Social Network Counseling." Society for Prevention Research, 22nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 27-30, 2014. (abstract) (news article)

Thomas Way, Corinne Reimers, Adam Bemiller and Bill Wagner. "Memory Enhancement using Machine Learning: The GLASSessibility Project." Poster presentation, Google Glass Accessibility Workshop, Mountain View, California, May 15-16, 2014. (pdf)

Jeremy Mennis, Michael J. Mason, John Light, Julie Rusby, Erika Westling, Thomas Way, and Nikola Zaharakis. "Integrating Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) with GPS Data to Study Geographic Characteristics of Adolescent Substance Use: Preliminary Results." Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, April 8-12, 2014. (abstract)

Michael Mason, Eric G. Benotsch, Thomas Way, Hannah Kim, and Daniel Snipes. "Text Messaging to Increase Readiness to Change Alcohol Use in College Students." The Journal of Primary Prevention, Springer US, Oct. 2013, Vol. 31, No. 1, pages 47-52. (pdf) (Wall Street Journal)

Thomas Way, Michael Mason, Eric Benotsch, Hannah Kim and Daniel Snipes. "Design of an Interactive Text Messaging Platform for Problem Alcohol Use Intervention in College Students." The 2013 International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data (ICOMP 2013), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 22-25, 2013. (pdf)

Thomas Way. "Design of an Interactive Text Messaging Platform for Adolescent Intervention." Presentation in project symposium: Michael Mason, Jeremy Mennis, John Light, Julie Rusby, Erika Westling and Thomas Way. "A Social fMRI: Integrating Mobile Technology, Social Network Analysis, and Ecological Momentary Assessment to Understand the Daily Lives of Adolescents." Society for Prevention Research, 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 28-31, 2013. (pdf)

Michael J. Mason, Eric Benotsch, Tom Way, Hannah Kim, and Daniel Snipes. "Increasing Readiness to Change Alcohol Use in Young Adults: A Text-Messaging Intervention." Poster presentation, Society for Prevention Research, 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 28-31, 2013. (pdf)

Thomas Carpenter and Thomas Way. "Tracking Sentiment Analysis through Twitter." The 2012 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE 2012), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 16-19, 2012. (pdf)

Vijay Gehlot, Thomas Way and Frank Klassner. "Coexistence of Functional and Object-oriented Paradigms." Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 27, Issue 3, pages 122-129, January, 2012. (pdf)

Vijay Gehlot, Thomas Way and Frank Klassner. "Coexistence of Functional and Object-oriented Paradigms." The 27th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Eastern Conference (CCSCE 2011), Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia, October 14 and 15, 2011. (pdf)

Thomas Carpenter, Gregory Doerfler, Thomas Way and Frank Klassner. "An Approach to Maintaining Viewer Perspective in Interactive Virtual Tours." The 2011 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality (CVGR 2011), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 18-21, 2011. (pdf)

Anthony Dovelle, John Truitt and Thomas Way. "Initial Design of a Software-Based, Tremor-Reduction, Presentation Pointer." The 2011 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality (CVGR 2011), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 18-21, 2011. (pdf)

Ursula Wolz, Lillian Cassel, Thomas Way, Kim Pearson. "Cooperative Expertise for Multidisciplinary Computing." 42nd SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2011), March 2011. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Lillian Cassel, Kim Pearson, Ursula Wolz, Deborah Tatar, Steve Harrison. "A Distributed Expertise Model for Teaching Computing Across Disciplines and Institutions." The 2010 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS 2010), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 12-15, 2010. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Tao Tao and Bryan Wagner. "Compiling Mechanical Nanocomputer Components." Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Volume 10, Issue 2, pages 36-42, April, 2010. (pdf)

Thomas Way. "Procedure Restructuring for Ambitious Optimization." Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8383-4506-2, 2010. (Amazon)

Thomas Way and Vijay Gehlot. "Making Service Oriented Architecture Relevant using a Multidisciplinary Approach." Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 25, Issue 3, pages 110-116, January, 2010. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Vijay Gehlot. "Making Service Oriented Architecture Relevant using a Multidisciplinary Approach." The Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges 25th Annual Eastern Conference (CCSCE 2009), Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, October 30 and 31, 2009. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Vijay Gehlot. "Design and Assessment of a Multidisciplinary Course in Service Oriented Architecture." The 2009 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS 2009), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 13-16, 2009. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Sandhya Chandrasekhar and Arun Murthy. "The Agile Research Penultimatum." The 2009 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP 2009), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 13-16, 2009. (pdf)

Lillian Cassel, Thomas Way and Sridhara Potluri. "CPATH: Distributed Expertise - Collaborating with Other Disciplines." Poster presentation.14th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2009), Paris, France, July 6-9, 2009.

Lillian Cassel, Thomas Way and Sridhara Potluri. "CPATH: Distributed Expertise - Collaborating with Other Disciplines." Poster presentation, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, April 25, 2009. (poster pdf)

Mujtaba Talebi and Thomas Way. "Methods and Metrics for a Green Computer Science Program." SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2009), March 2009. (pdf) (MS thesis pdf)

Shashank Kaushik and Thomas Way. "Design of an Automatic Password Protection Mechanism for Digital Documents." The International Conference on Security and Management (SAM 2008), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 14-17, 2008. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Rushikesh Katikar, and Purushotham Ch. "Nanocompilation for the Cell Matrix Architecture." The International Conference on Computer Design (CDES 2008), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 14-17, 2008. (pdf)

Michael Mason, Amber Pomponio, Thomas Way, Michael Cuningham, Patricia Zelenak, and Suet Lim. "A Retrospective Chart Review of Adolescent Mental Health in Urban Primary Care." The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Section on Public Health, poster session on public health issues, May 6, 2008. (poster non-final draft pdf)

Thomas Way, Richard Kheir and Louis Bevilacqua. "Achieving Acceptable Accuracy in a Low-Cost, Assistive Note-Taking, Speech Transcription System." The IASTED International Conference on Telehealth and Assistive Technologies (Telehealth/AT 2008), Baltimore, Maryland, April 16-18, 2008. (pdf)

Elliot Sloane, Vijay Gehlot, Tom Way and Robert Beck. "System of Systems Issues for the 2008 US National Healthcare Information Network Remote Patient Monitoring Requirements." The 2nd Annual IEEE Systems Conference (IEEE SysCon 2008), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 7-10, 2008. (pdf)

Melissa Corning, Thomas Way, Mary-Angela Papalaskari and Najib Nadi.  "Computer Science Workshops from the Villanova Magic School Science Camp." Poster presentation, SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2008), March 2008. (proposal pdf)

Tom Way. "Using Magic to Teach Computer Science." Workshop tutorial, SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2008), March 2008.

Karen L. Hess, Mary-Angela Papalaskari, Randy Weinstein, Robert Styer, Thomas Way and Anthony Lagalante. "Special Session: Creation of the Milwaukee School of Magic." 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 10-13, 2007. (pdf)

Mary-Angela Papalaskari, Karen L. Hess, Anthony Lagalante, Najib Nadi, Robert Styer, Thomas Way and Randy Weinstein. "Work in Progress: Engineering the Magic School - Creativity and Innovation in Context." 37th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 10-13, 2007. (pdf)

Thomas P Way and Tao Tao. "Compiling a Mechanical Nanocomputer Adder." International Conference on Computer Design (CDES 2007), Las Vegas, Nevada, pages 1-7, electronic proceedings, June 26-28, 2007. (pdf)

Richard Kheir and Thomas Way. "Inclusion of Deaf Students in Computer Science Classes using Real-time Speech Transcription." 12th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2007), Dundee, Scotland, pages 261-265, June 25-27, 2007. (pdf)

Joseph Distasio and Thomas P. Way. "Inclusive Computer Science Education Using a Ready-made Computer Game Framework." 12th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2007), Dundee, Scotland, pages 116-120, June 25-27, 2007. (pdf)

Elliot Sloane, Thomas Way, Vijay Gehlot, Anany Levitin and Robert Beck. "SoSE Modeling and Simulation Approaches to Evaluate Security and Performance Limitations of a Next Generation National Healthcare Information Network (NHIN-2)." IEEE System of Systems Conference, San Antonio, Texas, pages 1-6, electronic proceedings, April 16-18, 2007. (pdf)

Elliot Sloane, Thomas Way, Vijay Gehlot, and Robert Beck. "Using Hybrid SoSE Approaches for Modeling and Validating Large Scale Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) System of Systems as Next-Generation Global Military Informatics Platforms with Colored Petri Nets (CPN) and Extend/MESA" IEEE System of Systems Conference, San Antonio, Texas, pages 1-6, electronic proceedings, April 16-18, 2007. (pdf)

Elliot Sloane, Vijay Gehlot, Robert Beck and Thomas Way. "Conceptual SoS Model and Simulation Systems for a Next Generation National Healthcare Information Network (NHIN-2): Creating a Net-Centric, Extensible, Context Aware, Dynamic Discovery Framework for Robust, Secure, Flexible, Safe, and Reliable Healthcare." 2007 1st Annual IEEE Systems Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, pages 129-134, April 9-12, 2007. (pdf)

Elliot Sloane, Thomas Way, Vijay Gehlot, Robert Beck, James Solderitsch and Elzbieta Dziembowski. "A Hybrid Approach to Modeling and Validating a Large Scale SOA Systems of Systems Using CPN and MESA/Extend." 2007 1st Annual IEEE Systems Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, pages 326-332, April 9-12, 2007. (pdf)

Tom Way. Book chapter on critical thinking, technology literacy and psychic debunking, in "South Park and Philosophy," Edited by Richard Hanley, Open Court Publishing Company, Popular Culture and Philosophy Series, Vol. 26, March 2007.

Thomas Way, Kallie Nordengren, Mary-Angela Papalaskari, Sue Metzger, Najib Nadi, Robert Styer, Melissa Corning and Adam Stepe.  "A Novel Multidisciplinary Service Learning Program with a Computer Science Foundation."  Poster presentation, SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2007), March 2007. (proposal pdf) (poster pdf) (photos: one, two)

Thomas Way. "Using Magic to Teach Computer Science." Workshop tutorial, SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2007), March 2007. (pdf)

Vijay Gehlot, Thomas Way, Robert Beck and Peter DePasquale. "Model Driven Development of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Using Colored Petri Nets." First Workshop on Quality in Modeling, ACM/IEEE 9th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, MoDELS 2006, Genova, Italy, pages 63-77, October 1-6, 2006. (pdf)

Joseph Distasio and Thomas P. Way. "Exploring Computer Science Concepts with a Ready-made Computer Game Framework." Technical Report, http://arxiv.org/abs/cs.LG/0609070, 2006.

M.A. Papalaskari, Karen Hess, Debra Kossman, Sue Metzger, Alain Phares, Robert Styer, Connie Titone, Thomas Way, Randy Weinstein, Francis Wunderlich. "PIVOTS: Service Learning at the Science, Theatre & Magic Boundary." 36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego, pages 18-23, October 28-31, 2006. (pdf)

Thomas P. Way and Lori L. Pollock. "Demand-driven Inlining in a Region-based Optimizer for ILP Architectures." Technical Report, http://arxiv.org/abs/cs.DC/0604043, 2006.

Thomas P. Way. "Compilation for Future Nanocomputer Architectues." 2006 International Conference on Computing in Nanotechnology (CNAN'06), Las Vegas, Nevada, pages 251-257, June 2006. (pdf)

Bryan W. Wagner and Thomas P. Way. "MolML: An Abstract Scripting Language for Assembly of Mechanical Nanocomputer Architectures." 2006 International Conference on Computing in Nanotechnology (CNAN'06), Las Vegas, Nevada, pages 258-264, June 2006. (pdf)

Richard Kheir and Thomas Way. "Improving Speech Recognition to Assist Real-time Classroom Note Taking." Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA 2006) Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, pages 1-4, electronic proceedings, June 2006. (pdf)

Timothy M. White and Thomas P. Way.  "jFAST: A Java Finite Automata Simulator."  SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2006), pages 384-388, March 2006. (pdf)

Sebastian Niezgoda and Thomas P. Way.  "SNITCH: a Software Tool for Detecting Cut and Paste Plagiarism."  SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2006), pages 51-55, March 2006. (pdf) (poster pdf)

Thomas P. Way.  "A Virtual Laboratory Model for Encouraging Undergraduate Research."  SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2006), pages 203-207, March 2006. (pdf)

Nicholas DPasquale, Vijay Gehlot and Thomas Way. "Comparative Survey of Approaches to Automatic Parallelization." Mid-Atlantic Student Workshop on Programming Languages and Systems (MASPLAS), 6 pages, Newark, Delaware, 2005. (pdf)

Thomas Way. "A Company-Based Framework for a Software Engineering Course." SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE 2005), St. Louis, Missouri, pages 132-136, February 2005. (pdf)

Tom Way and Lori Pollock. "Evaluation of a Region-based Partial Inlining Algorithm for an ILP Optimizing Compiler." IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2002), pages 705-710, Cambridge, Mass., November 2002. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Ben Breech, Wei Du, and Lori Pollock. "A Region-based Partial Inlining Algorithm for an ILP Optimizing Compiler." International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, (PDPTA'02), pages 552-556, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2002. (pdf)

Thomas Way. "Procedure Restructuring for Ambitious Optimization." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Delaware, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, 201 pages, May 2002. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Ben Breech, Wei Du, and Lori Pollock. "Demand-driven Inlining Heuristics in a Region-based Optimizing Compiler for ILP Architectures." IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and systems (PDCS), pages 90-95, Anaheim, CA, August 2001. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Ben Breech, Wei Du, Ves Stoyanov and Lori Pollock. "Using Path-spectra-based Cloning in Region-based Optimization for Instruction-Level Parallelism." ISCA 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, (ISCA PDCS), pages 83-90, Richardson, Texas, August 2001. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Ben Breech and Lori Pollock. "Region Formation Analysis with Demand-driven Inlining for Region-based Optimization." International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT), pages 24-33, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000. (pdf)

Tom Way, Ben Breech, Wei Du, Matt Bridges, Ves Stoyanov and Lori Pollock. "The DIRECT Project The Delaware Interprocedural REgion-based Compiler Toolset Project." Poster. Mid-Atlantic Student Workshop on Programming Languages and Systems (MASPLAS), Newark, Delaware, 2000. (pdf)

Matt Bridges, Tom Way and Lori Pollock. "The VIPeR Tool for Visualizing InterProcedural Regions in Compiler Research." Poster. Mid-Atlantic Student Workshop on Programming Languages and Systems (MASPLAS), Newark, Delaware, 2000.

Thomas Way and Lori Pollock. "Using Path Spectra to Direct Function Cloning." In Workshop on Profile and Feedback Directed Compilation at International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, pages 40-47, Paris, France, 1998. (pdf)

Thomas Way, Cheer-Sun Yang and Lori Pollock. "Potential Performance Enhancements of MIL-STD 188-220A Through Parallelism." 2nd Annual FedLab Symposium, ARL/ATIRP Consortium, pages 301-305, College Park, Maryland, 1998. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Lori Pollock. "Towards Identifying and Monitoring Optimization Impacts." Mid-Atlantic Student Workshop on Programming Languages and Systems (MASPLAS), 11 pages, New Paltz, New York, 1997. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Kenneth Barner. "TACTICS: a Tactile Image Creation System." Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pages 1-3, electronic proceedings, 1997. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Kenneth Barner. "Automatic Visual to Tactile Translation, Part I: Human Factors, Access Methods and Image Manipulation." IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, pages 81-94, March 1997. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Kenneth Barner. "Automatic Visual to Tactile Translation, Part II: Evaluation of the TACTile Image Creation System." IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, pages 95-105, March 1997. (pdf)

Thomas Way. "Automatic Generation of Tactile Graphics." Master’s Thesis, University of Delaware, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, 133 pages, January, 1997. (pdf)

Thomas Way and Kenneth Barner. "Towards Automatic Generation of Tactile Graphics." Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), pages 161-163, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1996. (pdf)

Jason Fritz, Thomas Way and Kenneth Barner. "Haptic Representation of Scientific Data for Visually Impaired or Blind Persons." 11th Annual CSUN Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, pages 1-5, electronic proceedings, Northridge, California, 1996. (pdf)

Grants

Principal Investigator, "A Google Glass Memory Enhancement Application Using Machine Learning." Google Glass Accessibility Research Awards Program. Submitted February, 2014. Funded March, 2014, $13,500, 4 Google Glass devices ($6,249.68). Funded total: $19,749.68.

Co-Investigator with Principal Investigator Dr. Michael Mason. Mason, M.J., Principal Investigator. Crewe, S., Mennis, J., Light, J., Rusby, J., Westling, E. & Way, T., Co-investigators. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse. RO1DA031724-01A1: Social-spatial risk and protective mechanisms in urban adolescent substance use. 4/1/12-3/31/17. Funded. $2,901,050.

Co-Investigator with Lillian Cassel (PI) and Paula Matuszek (Co-PI). "Earlier and Broader Access to Machine Learning." National Science Foundation, 2012-2015. Funded. $199,874.

Co-Investigator with Principal Investigator Dr. Michael Mason, and others. "Reducing Teen Tobacco Use Via Text Messaging: Motivational Interviewing Integrated with Social Network Counseling." Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, RFP #852P014, 7/1/12-6/30/15. Funded August 2012. $449,867.

Co-Investigator with Seth Whidden. "Developing a Cross-Disciplinary Approach: People and Computers, Writing and Translating." Villanova Institute for Teaching and Learning (VITAL), Minigrant program. Submitted March, 2012. Funded May, 2012, $9,700.

Co-Investigator with Vijay Gehlot. "Network Data Mining." Comcast research contract, 2010-2011. Funded. $20,000.

Co-Invesigator with Vijay Gehlot (PI) and Co-PIs Robert Beck and Frank Klassner. "Stake-Holder Asset-based Planning Environment (SHAPE)." Sponsored by Colorado Engineering, Inc. sub-contract from the Department of Defense, 2009-2011. Funded. $112,500.

Co-Investigator with Principal Investigator Dr. Michael Mason. Mason, M.J., Principal Investigator. Mennis, J., Light, J., Rusby, J., Westling, E. & Way, T., Co-investigators. National Institutes of Health, RFA-RM-10-002, Ro1: A longitudinal study of the social-spatial mechanisms in substance use for urban youth. Submitted April 2010. $2,372,508. Not funded.

Co-Investigator with Principal Investigator Dr. Michael Mason. Mason, M.J., Principal Investigator. McKay, J., Drapkin, M., Way, T. Co-investigators. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, PA-09-146, R34: Motivational Interviewing Integrated with Social Network Intervention for Teens. Funded July 2012. $600,000.

Principal Investigator, "Development of an Interdisciplinary Course on Computing & the Environment." Villanova Institute for Teaching and Learning (VITAL), Minigrant program. Submitted March, 2010, $6,600. Funded May, 2010, $5,500.

Faculty Advisor, "Support Grant for Villanova ACM Student Chapter." Lockheed Martin Corporation, University Relations program. Funded December, 2009, $500.

Co-Principal Investigator, with Dr. Vijay Gehlot, "SOAing Seeds of STEM." National Science Foundation, DUE Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program grant proposal. Submitted May, 2009, $200,000 over two years. Not funded September, 2009.

Technical Expert, with Drs. Frank Klassner, Vijay Gehlot and Mirela Damian, "Peer-to-peer Wi-Fi Networking on Cell Phones." Pennsylvania Technology Collaborative grant proposal in collaboration with Rajant Corporation through Villanova CEET. Submitted September, 2008, $33,000. Not funded.

Technical Consultant, with Drs. Vijay Gehlot and Frank Klassner, "Next Generation Combat System Development Approach." Navy SBIR proposal with SimIS, Inc., through CEET. Submitted June, 2008, CEET portion was $70,000. Not funded.

Technical Consultant, with Dr. Vijay Gehlot, "Automation of Technical Reachback for PMESII Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Stabilization and Reconstruction Environments." Army Phase II STTR proposal, through CEET and in collaboration with Colorado Engineering, Inc., a Villanova-graduate-owned company. Submitted April, 2008, $225,000 over two years. Funded $150,000.

Principal Investigator, "Development of a Nanocompiler Research Framework." National Science Foundation Emerging Models & Technologies program, Nanotechnology for Computing and Communication research area (EMT/NANO) grant proposal. Submitted March, 2008, $444,661. Not funded.

Co-Principal Investigator, with Dr. Lillian Cassel (et al.), "Distributed Expertise in Enhancing Computing Education with Connection to the Arts." National Science Foundation, CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Computing Education (CPATH) program grant proposal. Submitted March, 2008, $359,296. Funded $299,000.

Principal Investigator, "Plagiarism Detection and Research Writing Validation." Grant proposal, SIGCSE Special Projects grant program. Awarded August, 2007, $4,000.

Principal Investigator, with Dr. Vijay Gehlot, "A Course on Service-Oriented Architecture Design and Analysis." Villanova Institute for Teaching and Learning (VITAL), Minigrant program. Awarded May, 2007, $8,000.

Principal Investigator, "Applied Research in Computing Enterprise Services (ARCES) Project," for the Center for Excellence in Enterprise Technology (CEET), in cooperation with Gestalt, LLC, U.S. Airforce GCCS-AF, PE 33150F. Awarded 2004, received 2005, $6.3 million three-year contract, $4.3 funded to date.

Equipment. Received grant of Viper-Lite embedded programming development kit from Joseph Gmitter (Villanova MS 2007), May, 2007, value $845.

Equipment. Received grants of Field Programmable Gate Array equipment and software licenses, from Altera Corporation and Xilinx Inc. June, 2005, total value $7,279.

Awards

Faculty Award for Innovative Teaching, Villanova University, May 16, 2014.

Media Interviews & Appearances

Live Interview about the "tyranny of the password," Doug McIntyre, TalkRadio KABC 790, Los Angeles, "McIntyre in the Morning" show, July 17, 2014. [link][mp3]

Interview, Ian Bush, "Villanova Univ. Project Turns Google Glass Into ‘Backup Brain’" CBS Philadelphia and KYW Newsradio 1060, July 14, 2014. [link]

Quoted source, Martha Irvine, "T1RED OF P@SSWORDS? Y0U @RE N*T @LONE!" Associated Press, June 26, 2014. [link]

Quoted source, Gloria Goodale, "Google and Amazon expand same-day delivery. Will it work?" Christian Science Monitor, May 5, 2014. [link]

Quoted source, Geoff Williams, "A Guide to Tipping Apps." U.S. News & World Report, April 29, 2014. [link]

Quoted source, Geoff Williams, "5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Identity Theft." U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 18, 2013. [link]

Quoted source, Geoff Williams, "Should You Invest in Bitcoin?" U.S. News & World Report, May 1, 2013. [link]

Quoted source, Gloria Goodale, "For Facebook IPO, some suitors wary of the big dance." Christian Science Monitor, May 17, 2012. [link]

Quoted source, Associated Press, "3 trillion pigs down, 'Angry Birds' keeps thriving." Associated Press, picked up by over 26 outlets, Dec. 9, 2010. [link][pdf]

Quoted source, Christianna McCausland, "Fix the economy? There's a mobile app for that." Christian Science Monitor, June 28, 2010. [link]

 

last updated: 09/07/17