Name 
Affiliation 
Talk Title and Abstract 
David Brown 
North Carolina State University 

Brajesh Kumar Gupt 
Louisiana State University 

Edmond S. Miksch 
Pittsburgh Energy Associates 
A Minority Opinion concerning Negative Mass 
Andrew Beckwith 
AIBEP.org 
Detection of Gravitational waves with semi classical features and
cosmological implications (of such semi classical features) 
Ramesh Sharma 
University Of New Haven 
Spacetimes admitting a quadratic conformal Killing tensor 
Chifu Ebenezer Ndikilar 
Gombe State University 
Orbits in Homogeneous Oblate Spheroidal Gravitational SpaceTime 
Maria BabiucHamilton 
Marshall University 
Extraction of Gravitational Wave from a Binary Black Hole using the
Cauchycharacteristic Approach 
Lisa Lowe 
North Carolina State University 

Richard Kriske 
University of Minnesota 
Inside and Outside, the Gravitational Equivalent of Up and Down? 
David V. Stallard 
Professional Engineer 
A Proposed Model for Ordinary Gravitation 
Douglas Urban 
Tufts University 
Violating the Energy Conditions 
Douglas Sweetser 

Impressions of a unified standard model Mathematica notebook and
tshirt 
Steve Liebling 
Long Island University 
Compact Binary Mergers 
Morgan MacLeod 
Bowdoin College 
The Onset of Merger in White DwarfNeutron Star Binaries 
Thomas Baumgarte 
Bowdoin College 
TrumpetPuncture Initial Data for Binary Black Holes: Motivation and
Setup 
Jason Immerman 
Bowdoin College 
TrumpetPuncture Initial Data for Binary Black Holes: Numerical
Techniques and Results 
Mike Eldridge 
Bowdoin College 

Jason Grigsby 
FriedrichSchiller University 
Dynamical shift conditions for unequal mass black hole binaries 
Rakesh Ginjupalli 
UMass, Dartmouth 
HighPrecision Numerical Simulations of Rotating Black Holes
Accelerated by CUDA 
Brett Shapiro 
MIT 
LIGO Status Update 
Jolyon Bloomfield 
Cornell 
FourDimensional Effective Theories from FiveDimensional Braneworld
Models 
Alfonso Leon Guillen Gomez 
ResearchGATE scientific network 
Spacetime structural property of matter in motion 
Amitai BinNun 
University of Pennsylvania 
Lensing by Sgr A* as a Probe of Modified Gravity 
Jens Koeplinger 
Greensboro, NC 

M.E. Hogan 
UMass, Dartmouth 

Paul N. Demmie 
Sandia National Laboratories 

Maxim P. Zalutskiy 
Wake Forest University 

Bijan Berenji 
SLAC/KIPAC/Stanford 
Limits on the Scale of Large Extra Dimensions via Observations of
Neutrons Stars with FermiLAT 
Bin Chen 
University of Oklahoma 
Swiss Cheese Gravitational Lensing 
Gregory Cook 
Wake Forest University 

Paul R. Anderson 
Wake Forest University 
Linear Response and the Validity of the Semiclassical Approximation in
de Sitter Space 
William East 
Princeton University 
Ultrarelativistic neutron star collisions 
Roland Haas 
Georgia Tech 
Gravitational and Electromagnetic Signatures from the Tidal Disruption
of a White Dwarf
by an Intermediate Mass Black Hole 
Phillip Mendonca 
UMass, Dartmouth 

SungHoon Kim 
UMass, Dartmouth 
Instabilities in numerical loop quantum cosmology 
Frans Pretorius 
Princeton University 

Michael Good 
University of North Carolina 
Moving Mirrors and Black Holes 
Tanja Bode 
Georgia Tech 
Electromagnetic Signatures of Relativistic Supermassive Black Hole
Mergers 
Jeremy Hohertz 
Wake Forest University 

K. M. Flurchick 
North Carolina A&T 

Christy Miksch 
Pittsburgh Energy Associates 

Matthew Corne 
North Carolina State University 
Gravitational binding in charged spherically symmetric objects 
Fethi M. Ramazanoglu 
Princeton University 
Numerical Analysis of Black Hole Evaporation in the CGHS Model 
Stephen Lau 
University of New Mexico 
IMEX evolution of the generalized harmonic system 
Theodor Brasoveanu 
Princeton University 
Relative stability of black hole threshold solutions in Type I critical
gravitational collapse 
David Falta 
UMass, Dartmouth 
Can Gravitational Wave Signals be Detected from Type Ia Supernovae? 
Jeffrey Winicour 
University of Pittsburgh 
Disembodied Boundary Data for Einstein's Equations 
Seth Hopper 
University of North Carolina 
Extreme Mass Ratio Inspirals in the Frequency Domain 
William Galati 
University of Maryland 

Jason Bates 
Wake Forest University 
Effects of Quantized Scalar Fields in Cosmological Spacetimes with Big
Rip Singularities 
Eyo Ita 
US Naval Academy 
Instanton Representation of Plebanski Theory: Gravitational Coherent
States 
Eric D. Carlson 
Wake Forest University 
Semiclassical Gravity in the Far Field Limit of Stars, Black Holes, and
Wormholes 
Sarah Fisher 
Wake Forest University 

Glen Double 
North Carolina State University 

Charles Evans 
University of North Carolina 

Roseanne Cheng 
University of North Carolina 
