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Winners of UROP Awards

Winter - Spring/Summer 2017 Winners

Last

First

Title of Project

Faculty Mentor

Faculty Department

Alnabolsi

Amira

Synthesis of Rhenium (I) Complexes for Cathepsin

L Inhibition and Cell Imaging Research Problem

Jeremy Kodanko

Chemistry

Ang

Nicholas

Characterization of midkine-a function during retinal regeneration after intraocular injection of ouabain in the adult zebrafish

Ryan Thummel

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Ansari

Hasan

Using GPUs to improve performance for computationally difficult problems

Loren Schwiebert

Computer Science

Arora

Ashi

Extracellular RNA Secretion as an Adaptive

Response to Stress in Candida albicans

Robert Akins

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Cascardo

Camilla

Analysis of Host-Microbiome Interactions in

Obesity

Francesca Luca

Molecular Medicine and Genetics

Collette

Emily

Examining the influence of race/ethnicity on attitudes toward sexual assault among college students

Matthew Larson

Criminal Justice

Doubrovski

Oksana

Human Trafficking and Medical Education

Heather Dillaway

Sociology

Elhage

Kareem

Effects of bilayer curvature on their nanomechanical properties

Peter Hoffmann

Physics

Friedrich

Florentine

Mindfulness as a Moderator of the Relationships

Among ACES, Depression, and Job-stress in Early Head Start Teachers

Ann Stacks

Psychology

Hehr

Aneesh

Evaluation of threat behavior in virtual reality in children with and without histories of trauma exposure

Christine Rabinak

Pharmacy Practice

Irani

Sarosh

Optical coherence tomography applied to tests of skin care products in humans

Mohammad Avanaki

Biomedical Engineering

Jackowski

Shane

Development of a Controlled Folding of Disulfide

Rich Peptides

Jennifer Stockdill

Chemistry

Jharia

Ayushi

Utility of Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging for Accurate Catheter Tracking and Temperature Monitoring during Endovenous Laser Ablation

Mohammad

Mehrmohammadi

Biomedical Engineering

Kahil

Ali

General Henri Mathias Berthelot: The Savior of

Romania

Aaron B. Retish

History

Kalinowski

Adrian

Parallel Approximation Algorithms for Knapsack

Problems with Applications to Cloud Computing

Daniel Grosu

Computer Science

Malik

Mohsyn

An Electrocorticography (ECoG) Study: ThetaGamma Coupling between MTL and PFC Regions during Memory Encoding in Children

Noa Ofen

Psychology

Manimalethu

Ria

Effects of attentional context and stimulus valence on cortical-limbic responses in patients with borderling personality disorder

Vaibhav Diwadkar

Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Nitta

Manon

Reconciling the Functional with the Aesthetic

Lisabeth Hock

Classical and Modern

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Palani

Keerthana

Utility of Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging for Accurate Catheter Tracking and Temperature Monitoring during Endovenous Laser Ablation

Mohammad

Mehrmohammadi

Biomedical Engineering

Patel

Dhruvil

The Implications of Culture on the Positive and

Adverse Effects of Parental Pressure on the Academic Setting

Zachary Brewster

Sociology

Purkayestha

Sharmi

Mindfulness as a Moderator of the Relationships

Among ACES, Depression, and Job-stress in Early Head Start Teachers

Ann Stacks

Psychology

Ramesh

Sruthi

Correlation Between Individual Variability in False Memory and Variability in Structural Components of the Hippocampus

Noa Ofen

Psychology

Roache

Patrick

Waltzing with Chekhov: Integrating Social Dance

with Chekhov Technique in the Pursuit of Fostering Jill Dion Honest Relationships in Performance

Theatre and Dance

Royzenblat

Sonya

Does light affect circadian activity of the cave beetle Ptomaphagus hirtus?

Markus Friedrich

Biological Sciences

Smith

Jason

Black, Blue and Blow: The Impact of Rac and

Criminality on Perceptions of Police Violence

David Merolla

Sociology

Wielbinski

Alex

Effect of TTF Concentration, Applied

Overpotential, and Duration of Overpotential on the Growth and Characteristics of TTF Crystals on Gold Substrate

Guangzhao Mao

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science