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The School of Natural Sciences has many talented students. We are honored to recognize their achievements whenever possible.

2013 Student Conference and Student Showcase Winners

Biology

Name: Cameron Unverferth
Title: Identification and Characterization of Black Pigment in Environmental Bacteria
Award: Student Showcase Individual/Small Group

Name: Cameron Unverferth
Title: Identification and Characterization of Black Pigment in Environmental Bacteria
Award: Chancellor's Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aaron Setterdahl

Name: Abrar Syed
Title: Characterizing the RSP_3263 gene found in Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Award: Best Undergraduate Poster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aaron Setterdahl

Name: Andrew Kramer
Title: Post-nesting Migration Patterns of Green Turtles in the Red Sea
Award: Best Undergraduate Poster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Omar Attum

Name: Jalina Mueller
Title: Effects of Photoperiod and Environmental Enrichment on Reproductive Function in the Female Marsh Rice Rat
Award: Best Undergraduate Presentation
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kent Edmonds

Biochemistry

Name: Cameron Unverferth
Title: Identification and Characterization of Black Pigment in Environmental Bacteria
Award: Chancellor's Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aaron Setterdahl

Chemistry

Name: Chemistry Club
Title: Chemistry of the Senses
Award: Student Showcase Student Organization/Large Group

Computer Science/Informatics

Name: Brandon Grindatti, Sheridan Rathburn
Title: How to maximize your learning and future employment opportunities as an undergraduate security researcher
Award: Best Undergraduate Poster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Doyle

Name: Jeramey Tyler, Richard Garuccio, Alan Laffoon
Title: Autonomous Navigation and Mapping of Unknown Environment
Award: Best Undergraduate Presentation
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Suranga Hettiarachchi

Informatics

Name: Brandon Grindatti, Sheridan Rathburn
Title: How to maximize your learning and future employment opportunities as an undergraduate security researcher
Award: Best Undergraduate Poster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Doyle

Name: Andrew Kramer, Chelsie Phillips
Title: Ticket Writer Application using Android programming
Award: Best Undergraduate Poster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sridhar Ramachandran

Geosciences

Name: Brittany Blevins
Title: Increasing Awareness of Earth's Processes and Their Impact on History through Hands-On Education at National Historic Sites
Award: Best Undergraduate Poster
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Glenn Mason