Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of Undergraduate Summer Research Awards

The following is a list of students receiving 2014 summer research awards including Provost Summer Research Fellowships, TechQuest Innovation and Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge awards.

Andres Alban
Major: Applied Physics, Math
Faculty Advisor: N.M. Ravindra
Project Short Title: Methods of Finding Objects Under Water

Victor Aladele
Major: EE
Faculty Advisor: Atam Dhawan/IDS
Project Short Title: ComfyMat for Diebetic Foot Ulcers

Nesseline Belceus
Major: CEE
Faculty Advisor: Wen Zhang
Project Short Title: Enhanced H2 Production and Organic Compound Degradtaion

Kartik Chandrasekaran
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Advisor: Joseph Bozzelli
Project Short Title: Development of Economical and Robust Homogeneous Liquid Phase Catalysts

Pitamber Dayal 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Bharat Biswal/TechQuest
Project Short Title: CAS Imaging

Matthew Downey 
Major: CS
Faculty Advisor: Marvin Nakayama
Project Short Title: A Markovian Dependability Model with Cascading Failures

Andrew Esteves 
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Advisor: Edgardo Farinas
Project Short Title: Engineering Bacillus subtilis spores to evolve G protein-coupled Receptors for Directed Evolution

Stephen Harris 
Major: ME
Project Short Title: Eon Lee Manufacturing and Characterizing an Air-Breathing Fuel Cell

Rajan Jain 
Major: Bioinformtics
Faculty Advisor: Usman Roshan
Project Short Title: Windows-based genome pipeline

Justin Joseph 
Major: EE
Faculty Advisor: Atam Dhawan/IDS
Project Short Title: SenVis

Monica Khattak 
Major: Biology
Faculty Advisor: Eric Fortune
Project Short Title: Distribution of androgen receptors in Eigenmannia virescens

Victoria Leybova 
Major: Chemical Eng
Faculty Advisor: Edward Dreizen
Project Short Title: Boron-based reactive materials with biocidal combustion products

Melvin Mathew 
Major: Biology
Faculty Advisor: Atam Dhawan/TechQuest
Project Short Title: SenVis

Kevin McIlmail 
Major: Arch
Faculty Advisor: Gabrielle Esperdy
Project Short Title: Malcolm Wells

Shivank Mishra 
Major: Chemical Eng
Faculty Advisor: Jospeh Bozzelli
Project Short Title: Elementary, Fundamentals Based Reaction Mechanism to Model Oxidation

Anmol Mittal 
Major: Biology
Faculty Advisor: Gal Haspel
Project Short Title: Do motoneurons supply cross-inhibition in C. elegans locomotion circuit?

Josef Mohrenweiser 
Major: Mathmetics
Faculty Advisor: Shahriar Afkhami
Project Short Title: Tracking Supermagnetic Nanoparticles in Blood Flow

Sana Nasim 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: George Collins
Project Shirt Title: Electrospinning a mimic of fibrous protein of the extracellular matrix of articular cartilage

Oluwakorede Oteutbi 
Major: ME
Faculty Advisor: Balraj Mani
Project Short Title: Modeling and Animation of Mechanisms used in Mechanical Design

John Palmieri 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Camelia Prodan
Project Short Title: Micritubule Resaerch

Sabrina Raia 
Major: Arch
Faculty Advisor: Richard Garber
Project Short Title: Developing a New Eco-village Implementation Plan

Andrea Roeser 
Major: Biol/Math
Faculty Advisor: Eric Fortune
Project Short Title: Decoding brain mechanisms for sexual signaling

Dhara Shah 
Major: Chemical Eng
Faculty Advisor: Robert Barat
Project Short Title: Optical Investigations of a Precipitation Reaction

Jordon Sorg 
Major: BME
Faculty Advisor: Richard Foulds
Project Short Title: Integrating the Kinect, iARM, and Optitrack Motion Capture System into a Low-Cost TMS Stimulator Positioning System

Maya Woods 
Major: BME
Faculty Advisor: Tony Howell
Project Short Title: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

Joseph Zaleski 
Major: Applied Math
Faculty Advisor: Casey Diekman
Project Short Title: Mathematical Modeling of Daily Rhythms and Cardiac Arrhythmias

Hassan Muhammad 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Gordon Thomas/TechQuest
Project Short Title: The Trans-Palberal Self-Tonometer

Roa Al-Abdalla 
Major: Biology
Faculty Advisor: Gordon Thomas/TechQuest
Project Short Title: The Trans-Palberal Self-Tonometer

Miad Hadaegh 
Major: Biology
Faculty Advisor: Cesar Bandera/IDS/NIAC
Project Short Title: Tremra

Fabio Arias 
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Cesar Bandera/IDS/NIAC
Project Short Title: SenVis

Daniel Tanis 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Cesar Bandera/IDS/NIAC
Project Short Title: KoalaBand

Laura Osorno 
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Advisor: Michael Jaffe/NIAC
Project Short Title: Mechanisms for Stretch Mark Formation

 

NSF Funded Research Experience for Undergraduate Students:


Frank Vorrius
Major: Physics
Advisor: John Federici
Project Short Title: Effects of Atmospheric Propagation on wireless Terahertz Communication Links

Angelo Taranto
Major: Physics
Advisor: John Federici
Project: Design, Fabrication, and Testing of a Multispectral Camera