06/01/18 - 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Graduate Student Research Symposium
The 17th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium will be conducted, Friday, June 1, at Kenneth H. Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE (East Bank). St SE. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast available. Opening remarks by Department Head David Blank will be at 8:45 a.m., and the sessions begin at 9:05 a.m.
This year, 48 graduate students are participating in the symposium, including Constance Anderson, Sahil Arora, Carlos M. Baez-Cotto, Jie Bao, Evan P. Beaumier, Kajari Bera, Nicholas D. Brinza, Jingyi Chen, Patrick Crossland, Sai Puneet Desai, Beth L. Dewing, Adeline Espinasse, David J. Goldfeld, Natalie V. Hudson-Smith, Anna K. Huff, Clare M. Johnston, Meghan N. Knudtzon, Siu Yi Kwang, Erik Larsen, Amani L. Lee, Matthew LeMon, Annie Luke, Mukunda Mandal, Meghan McGreal, Joseph P. McKillip, Stephanie Mitchell, Amy Ott, Mary Packard, Keun-Young “Kevin” Park, Hung Q. Pham, Matthew R. Porter, Debmalya Ray, Spencer A. Reisbick, Hussnain Sajjad, Derek J. Saxon, Prachi Sharma, Yuan Sheng, Steven J. Underwood, Craig Van Bruggen, Zhao Wang, Xuelan Wen, Shuyi Xie, Kang Xiong-Hang, Katelyn N. Youmans, and Wenyang Zhao.
This year's distinguished judges are Alan Hargens, Ph.D., professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego; Barbara Peterson, director of 3M Library and Ecolab Information Services and Global Knowledge Management (retired); Kathleen S. Shafer, Ph.D., research specialist for 3M Corporate Research Materials Laboratory; and Terrance “Terry” P. Smith, Ph.D., technical director of 3M Corporate Research Materials Lab.
Faculty judges are professors Philippe Buhlmann, Christopher Douglas, Doreen Leopold, Kenneth Leopold, Aaron Massari, Angela Perkins, William Pomerantz, and Jane Wissinger.