Summary: DISSERTATION APPROVAL
The abstract and dissertation of Bill Howe for the Doctor of Philosophy in Com-
puter Science were presented on December 8, 2006, and accepted by the dissertation
committee and the doctoral program.
David Maier, Chair
Representative of the Office of Graduate Studies
Cynthia Brown, Director
Computer Science Ph.D. Program
An abstract of the dissertation of Bill Howe for the Doctor of Philosophy in Com-
puter Science presented December 8, 2006.
Title: Gridfields: Model-Driven Data Transformation in the Physical Sciences
Scientists' ability to generate and store simulation results is outpacing their