Recipients of the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Farshid Bazmandegan
Major: Visual Arts

Rachel Bilchak
Major: Anthropology & Public Health
"Ceramic Comparisons of the Tiwanaku Empire in Ancient Peru"

Albert Chan
Major: Chemical Engineering
"Synthesis of Composite Polymer Electrolyte PVDF-HFP/LiPF6"

Elizabeth Izhikevich
Major: Computer Science, B.S.
"Quantifying the Variability of Human Brain Oscillations"

Allison Kubo
Major: Earth Science
"The Relationship Between Continental Flood Basalts and Mass Extinction Events"

Andy Ma
Major: Mechanical Engineering
"Degradation of Porous Silicon Infused in Polymer-based Nanofibers"

Yajur Maker
Major: Bioengineering
"Development of Biodegradable Implants for Orthopedic Applications"

Thomas Spencer
Major: Aerospace Engineering
"Modeling Thunniform Propulsion through Biomimetic Additive Manufacturing Techniques"

Kanyanat (Natalie) Tongprasearth
Major: Cognitive Science
"The Subiculum: Neurological Computation of Spatial Relations in Navigation"

Treysi Vargas Ramos
Major: Human Biology
"Metformin: Medicated Remodeling of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma"

Emanuel Vasquez
Major: Bioengineering: Biotechnology
"Tetrode Making Machine"