CNAS Undergraduate Research Day

Undergraduate Research Day information

Date: Friday, April 28, 2017, 1:00-5:00 PM

Poster Presentations:                    1:00-3:00
Judging:                                         1:15-2:45
Speaker Dr. Nick Gerasimchuck    3:00
Faculty, Staff & Student Awards:  3:30

Location: Plaster Student Union Ballroom

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts Due Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

All current CNAS undergraduate students and December 2016 graduates are invited to submit an abstract and poster for the CNAS Research Day. Posters will be judged and awards will be given.

$100 (first place) and $50 (second place) for each CNAS department and the Cooperative Engineering program.

Awards Ceremony & Speaker will begin at 3:00 pm.

Contact your advisor for Abstract Submission Instruction information or see the following link: Instructions and examples

This event highlights undergraduate research in: biology; chemistry; computer science; geography, geology & planning; hospitality leadership; mathematics; physics, astronomy and materials science; and the cooperative engineering program. Undergraduate student research posters will be displayed, followed by a guest speaker and an awards ceremony.

CUR - Council of Undergraduate Research logo


(l to r) Kyle, Sabrina, Dean Jahnke


Biology: Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

1st Place: Sabrina Messick

ONTOGENETIC DIFFERENCES IN SENSITIVITY OF HOUSE MICE INJECTED WITH COTTONMOUTH VENOM

Faculty Advisor: Brian Greene 

2nd Place: Kyle Doherty

COMPARING CLIMATE PATTERNS AND POPULATION ESTIMATES OF WHITE-TAILED DEER IN REGIONAL NATIONAL PARKS

Faculty Advisor: Sean Maher and David Petz


(l to r) Shilpa, Mariel, Dean Jahnke 


Biology: Cellular, Microbiology and Genetics

1st Place: Mariel Delgado Cruz

UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE RETROMER COMPLEX AND VPS 1

Faculty Advisor: Kyoungtae Kim  

2nd Place: Shilpa Mohite

THE EFFECT OF BLOOD FLOW ON VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL COVERAGE OF EMBRYONIC BLOOD VESSELS

Faculty Advisor: Ryan Udan


 

(l to r) Meagan, Brennon, Dean Jahnke


Chemistry

1st Place: Meagan D. Rippee

INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITORS ON INTRACELLULAR TRAFFICKING OF 5-HT 1B

Faculty Advisor: Katye Fichter  

2nd Place: Brennon Foster

ISOLATION OF STABLE N2A (RAT NEUROBLAST) COLONIES EXPRESSING GFP-EEA1

Faculty Advisor: Katye Fichter


(l to r) Razib, Jared, Aaron, Daniel, Jade, Dean Jahnke


Computer Science

1st Place: Jared Hall

UTILIZATION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE CLOUD COMPUTING TO PRODUCE INTERNET OF THINGS POLICY

Faculty Advisor: Razib Iqbal  

2nd Place: Jade Stobbe, Daniel Fennessey, Kaylen Bates, Aaron Rielly, Sarah Gabbard

AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE DETECTION WITH OPENCV AND OPENALPR ON A RASPBERRY PI CLUSTER

Faculty Advisor: Razib Iqbal


(l to r) Chris, Ellis, Jacob, Bob, Adam, Sarah, Dean Jahnke


Engineering

1st Place: Sarah Basham, Mason Marshall, Adam McGoon

INVESTIGATING THE POTENTIAL ROLES OF QUADCOPTER IN CARGO TRANSPORTATION AND AERIAL PERFORMANCE

Faculty Advisor: Robert Egbert  

2nd Place: Chris Marquez, Jacob Rosenbaum, Tom Umphres, Ellis Lutz

FENDER 5F1 CHAMP VACUUM TUBE AUDIO AMPLIFIER

Faculty Advisor: Robert Egbert


(l to r) Misty, Kelly, Dean Jahnke


Geography, Geology, and Planning

1st Place: Kelly Rose

LEAD CONTAMINANTS LEVELS IN SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI ALONG ROAD WAYS

Faculty advisor: Bob Pavlowsky and Marc Owens 

2nd Place: Misty Strickland

CONODONT BIOSTRATIGRAPHY USED TO DETERMINE THE AGE OF AN ANOMALOUS BED BELOW THE BACHELOR FORMATION IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI

Faculty Advisor: James Miller and Charles Rovey


(l to r) Justin, John, Dean Jahnke


Mathematics

1st Place: John Carter

SIMPLEXES IN AN N-DIMENSIONAL CUBE

Faculty Advisor: Les Reid  

2nd Place: Justin Coyle and John Carter

BRICK LAYING IN D-DIMENSIONAL EUCLIDEAN SPACE

Faculty Advisor: Xingping Sun


(l to r) Ridwan, Gavin, Shannon, Dean Jahnke


Physics, Astronomy & Materials Science

1st Place: Gavin Hester and Thomas Callaway

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY OF LITHIUM-ION CONDUCTING PHOSPATE GLASS

Faculty Advisor: Ridwan Sakidja and Saibal Mitra  

2nd Place: Shannon Dulz

OBSERVATIONS OF EXOPLANETS WITH THE KEPLER SPACECRAFT

Faculty Advisor: Mike Reed