Submissions from 2017


Minimizing the Residual Field and Field Gradient in a Magnetically Shielded Room for nEDM at LANL, Chamindu S. Amarasinghe


Identifying Student Discussion in Computer-Mediated Problem Solving Chat, Lindsey K. Arndt, Stamatina E. Kalafatis, and Emily Graham

Using the Kepler Spacecraft to Identify Binary Stars in Planetary Nebulae, Michael A. Battipaglia

Addressing Citizen Concerns: Analysis of Heavy Metal Contamination in East Chicago, Indiana, Ashita Bhatnagar and Zoe I. Henkes


Non-decreasing Sequences, Alexander Bruno and Amy Klass

Solar-Thermal Decoupled Electrolysis: Assessment of MnxOy Systems, Justin Buiter, Jonathan Schoer Dr., Rachel Silcox, Robert Palumbo Dr., Carol Larson, Daniel Kotfer, and Guadalupe Villagran

Bazaar Scheduling: Scheduling Algorithms for Federated Networks of Independent Satellite Ground Stations, Grace Freigang


Finding Variability in Proto-Planetary Nebulae, Avery M. Jackson, Matthew T. Bremer, and David M. Vogl

Developing Clean Methodology for Microfiber Analysis in Freshwater Macroinvertebrates & Total Suspended Solids, Anna M. Kubalewski, Troy Janesheski, and Janelle Bouman

Geospatial Inventory of Vegetation in Taltree Arboretum, Donald Long, Hector Reyes, Rachel Brandenburg, and Sidney Noble

Concentration of Circulating Anodic Antigen for Low-Resource Diagnosis of Schistosomiasis, Claire C. Mammoser, Christine F. Markwalter, and David W. Wright Ph.D.

Computational Study of bimetallic dimers for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction, Christopher C. Morrissey, Haiying He, and Peter Zapol


Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 using Cu-Pd clusters on Graphene, Marcus A. Ochsendorf


Synthesizing New Molecules for an Antifungal Drug, Jeff Pruet and Kassidy Grumbles

Institutional Outcomes following Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation in Children, Stephen Sekoulopoulos and Jaimie Nathan

Submissions from 2016

The Effect of a Choice Mindset on Perceptions of Domestic Violence, Alexis Banks, Alicia Alcaraz, and Jennifer Winquist

Biological Effects of Microaggressions on African Americans, Asia Banks

Decomposition of Antibiotics in Water Systems and the Impact on Microbial Communities, Abby Beavan and Ashita Bhatnagar


How BRCA1 deficiency affects emergency granulopoeisis in cells, Shilpa Dhar

Cumulus Congestus Cloud Growth During the Green Ocean Amazon 2014/5 Campaign, Jordan Eissner

Validating Instructor-Created Multiple-Choice Statics Exams Using the Concept Assessment Tool for Statics, Theresa Green and Ruth E.H. Wertz

Synthesis of an Affinity Ligand for the Separation of Glycosylated and Non-Glycosylated Proteins, Amy J. Gunter and Laura Rowe


Statistics of FA Cup Soccer, Jonathan Heagy

Computational Study of CO2 Adsorption and Reduction on Doped Graphene Sheets, Yesukhei Jagvaral

Exploring the Presence of Microplastics in Salt Creek, Troy J. Janesheski and Tiffany M. Tyler

A Computational Study of Transition Metal Clusters for Dehydrogenation Catalysis, Nathanael Juliot and Michal Scherer-Berry


Measurement of the Longitudinal Double-spin Asymmetry for Neutral Pion Production in Polarized Proton Collisions at √s = 510GeV, Taegyun Kim


Using E.Coli to Incorporate Fluorescent Unnatural Amino Acids into Proteins, Alyson Kneusel, Laura Rowe, Thomas Goyne, Megan Cullinan, Claire C. Mammoser, Amy Gunter, and Bayland Brown

Synthesis of Low Molecular Weight Anionic Acrylamide-based Polymers for Determination of Structure/Binding Interactions with α-Gliadin, Hannah Kolell, Ashleigh N. Bristol, and Sarah E. Morgan

Establishing the Kinetics for the Electrolytic Oxidation of Manganese (II, III) Oxide, Daniel Kotfer, Louis Christensen, Robert Palumbo, Shahin Nudehi, Jonathan Schoer, and Carol Larson


Covering Arrays and Fault Detection, Brooke LeFevre and Emily Anderson

Analysis of the Stability of Natural and Unnatural Amino Acids Under Extraterrestrial Conditions, Claire C. Mammoser and Bayland Brown


Optimal Portfolio Using a Genetic Algorithm, Hector Reyes

Synthesis and Characterization of a 4-(N,N-dimethylamino) Phthalimide-Substituted Amino Acid, a Polarity-Sensitive Fluorophore, Stephen P. Sekoulopoulos

Elucidating protein kinase C substrates involved in internalization of the Na+-K+-2Cl− cotransporter in the human colonic crypt cells T84, Jesse C. Smallwood, Natasa Petreska, Kelli Cook, Chase Jones, and Allen Bridgmon


Concentration dependent aerosol substrates: UV-vis attenuation measurement, Cynthia Smith, Christian Q. Mundorf, and Christopher Iceman

Computational Study of CO2 Adsorption and Activation on Graphene Supported Metal Clusters, David M. Vogl

Increased Social Functioning in Children with ASD through Video-Modeling, Kassandra Walters, Paige Peterson, and Molly Hallead

Screening for genes important to cold acclimatization in Neurospora crassa., Michael K. Watters, Holly Howell, and Victor Manzanilla

Fungal bioremediation of human solid waste, Michael K. Watters, Alex Mehreteab, Victor Manzanilla, John Stewart, and Mark Johnson


The Influence of pH Variation on CooA Activity, Brian R. Weaver, Rachael DeVries, Amy Gunter, and Robert W. Clark


Spectroscopic Studies of Brooker's Merocyanine in Zeolite L, Kelsey L. Weber, Benjamin Henning, Thomas Dabertin, and Jennifer Holt

Synthesis and characterization of a 7-nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazol-4-yl (NBD)-containing amino acid, Dana Ann Winkle

Submissions from 2015

Synthesis and Characterization of an Unnatural Fluorescent Amino Acid, Yeongseo An and Blagojce Trimoski

Water Quality in the Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed, Brittany M. Barkus, Hannah M. Tomten, Jordan Dilorenzo, and Yugoviandi Mamahit

Transformation of Organic Pollutants using Novel Nanomaterials, Abby Beavan

Team Maggot: Designing a Better Bait Cup, Kristi Bugajski, Jordan Corsolini, Chris Henning, and Tori Tamburrino

Who Done It?: DNA Identification of Species-Specific Samples Using Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, max p. carpenter and Lauren Hargrave

Acid Induced DNA Binding of CooA, Rachael DeVries and Brian R. Weaver

Bird dispersal of native and non-native plants in a Northwest Indiana nature preserve, Laurie Eberhardt, Sylas Buller, and Kathleen Hebble

Periodic Variability Studies in Proto-Planetary Nebula and Hypergiant Candidates, Stephen Freund

Computational Modeling of Nano Diode-like Heterostructures and Their Catalytic Performance for Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Taegyun Kim

Solar Thermal Decoupled Electrolysis: Developing a Method for Reliably Quantifying Current Efficiency, Daniel Kotfer, William Prusinski, and Joshua Grade

Explorations in Real-Time PCR, Claire C. Mammoser

Fungal Bioremediation of Human Solid Waste, Alexander Mehreteab, John Stewart, Mark Johnson, and Micheal Kevin Watters

A Long-Term Study of 89 Her: a Pulsating Binary Star, Christopher C. Morrissey

Testing the d-band Model for Propane Dehydrogenation on Sub-nanometer Transition Metal Clusters, Stephen Place

Solar Thermal Decoupled Electrolysis: Reaction Mechanism of Cobalt Oxidation, William Prusinski, Daniel Kotfer, and Joshua Grade

Synthesis of Benzoboroxole for the Molecular Recognition of Carbohydrates, Agnel Rahul Rayan


Network Visualization, Brittany Q. Reynolds and Karl Schmitt

Partial Synthesis of an Unnatural Fluorescent Amino Acid, Arman D. Salim and Thomas Goyne


Spectroscopic Analysis of the Kinetics of Host-Guest Chemistry Abstract, Charles M. Sayger

First Principle Study of Photocatalytic Activity of Graphene-Semiconductor Nanocomposites, Stephen P. Sekoulopoulos


Designing a Self-reversing Track Layout with TrackMaster Tracks, Breanna M. Struss and Seth Hamilton

The Study of Light Variability in a Sample of Proto-Planetary Nebulae, Abigail Vance and Cole Hancock

Fungal Bioremediation of Human Solid Waste, Michael K. Watters, Alexander Mehreteab, John Stewart, and Mark Johnson

Analyzing the Variability of Central Stars in Planetary Nebulae, Andrew C. Webb and Todd Hillwig

Product Yield Determination via an Integrated 13C Spectra, Riley N. Zimmer

Submissions from 2014

Light Variation and Period Studies of Southern Proto-Planetary Nebulae, Jacob Bowman and Danielle Crispo


Neutral Pion Asymmetries at Intermediate Pseudorapidity in Transversely Polarized p + p Collisions at √ s = 200 GeV, Samuel Brandt, Erik Langholz, and Stephen Place

An Ortho/Para Deuterium Converter for Ultra-Cold Neutron Production at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Adam M. Clark

Period Study of Post-Red Giant Stars, Stephen Freund

Solid State Kinetics for the Reduction of Cobalt Oxide, Ryan L. Hall

Does PKCβII Modulate Colon Cell Growth?, Lauren Hargrave

Screening Cellular Machinery for New Unnatural Amino Acids, Brett A. Kelly

Investigating Sulfur Dioxide Transportation in San Jose Costa Rica, Kelsey Larson

The Effect of Vine Presence on Arboreal Ant Community Structure in a Temperate Forest, Chloe Lash

Activating Biological Functions in Proteins using Gas Sensing Molecules, Jessica Lyza and Rachael DeVries

Long-Term Brightness Study in 89 Her, Christopher Morrissey

An Approximate Method of Images for Finite and Non-Linear Boundaries, Matthew E. Mundt

Optimizing the Cobalt Oxide Electrolysis System Using Minitab Design of Experiments, Jordan Otto

Spectroscopic Determination of the Binding Constant and Thermodynamic Values of a Host-Guest System, Erica C. Patton

An examination of STAR 2012 π0 data at 0.8 < η < 2.0 with longitudinally polarized p + p collisions at √s = 510 GeV, Stephen Place, Erik Langholz, and Samuel Brandt

Exploring k-dense Graphs within Graph Theoretical Analysis, Samuel P. Prahlow

Spectroscopic Study of Dye Isomerization in a Host-Guest Complex, Miroslava Repak

Modeling Binary Central Stars in Planetary Nebulae, Hannah Rotter

Longevity of SYBR® Safe Signal in Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Michelle B. Sopetti

Designing Bifunctional Catalysts Using Density Functional Theory (DFT), John Eric Tiessen

Developing a Selective Sensor to Detect Carbon Monoxide in Live Cells, Edward A. Wetzel