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2014 STARS Event

Thursday, September 18, 2014

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Science Center Auditorium, Room 114


STARS is an event sponsored by the Office for Research to showcase exciting advances in research and scholarship at UD, as well as to foster connections and collaboration among faculty, staff and professional researchers.

Keynote Speaker

Klein book cover photo

Julie Thompson Klein, Ph.D.
Faculty Fellow for Interdisciplinary Development in the Division of Research, and Professor of Humanities in the Department of English, Wayne State University.

Dr. Klein will present her keynote address titled "Drivers of Interdisciplinary Change: National Catalysts and Local Strategies." 

Featured Presentations

“Board Diversity and Firm Value"
Carl R. Chen, Ph.D., Economics and Finance

“Of Local Fisticuffs and Knocked-Out Reputations: The Wider Ring of Florentine Renaissance Art”
Roger Crum, Ph.D., Art and Design

“Development and Evaluation of Alternative Aviation Fuels”
Matthew J. DeWitt, Ph.D., UDRI - Fuels Engineering Group

“Reaching the Bottom in Nanotechnology: Quantum Aspects of Nanoplasmonics.”
Joseph W. Haus, Ph.D., Electro-Optics

“Oh, What a Difference Color Imaging Can Make”
Keigo Hirakawa, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering

“When Abused Employees Remain Silent: Effects of Assertiveness and Fear”
Christian Kiewitz, Ph.D., Management and Marketing

“A Critical Perspective on Children’s Rights”
Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, J.D., Law

“The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulation: On the Front-lines of Environmental Protection”
Michelle Pautz, Ph.D., Political Science

“Alzheimer’s Disease: The Silver Tsunami of the Twenty-First Century”
Amit Singh, Ph.D., Biology

“Sustained Attention: A Human Factors Problem”
Joel S. Warm, Ph.D., UDRI - Human Factors Group

Details and Directions

Reception to follow in Science Center Auditorium Lobby

Directions and Campus Map

(Visitors will need a parking pass. Passes can be obtained from Parking Services at Visitor's Center next to P lot entering from Stewart street.)