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Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

S.U.R.E. Projects for 2016


UD School of Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 2016
Faculty Mentor Undergraduate Students Research
Aaron Altman, mechanical Samuel Barnhart Devise a method that will offset the location (in lift) of the maximum aerodynamic efficiency
Philip Appiah-Kubi, engineering technology Megan Aponte Review and analyze National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) data to identify trends and provide recommendations on aviation safety.
Kim Bigelow, mechanical Lianna Nordwig Use Xsens, Matlab and SPSS software for data and statistical analysis of postural control reaction strategies of adults.
Kristen Comfort, chemical Mary Kate Kilroy Data analysis to ascertain if porphyrin induces a stress-dependent apoptotic response in cancer cells but not in normal cell systems, thus, identifying it as a potential cancer therapeutic.
Mark Diller, engineering technology Gonzalo Perez Develop mechanical design methodologies specifically for 3D printed components using fused filament fabrication.
Allison Kinney, mechanical Elijah Kuska Functions capable of generating motion simulations for knowledge of patient-specific muscle and joint contact forces to improve rehabilitation techniques.
Kevin Myers, chemical Michael Gray Laser induced fluorescence characterization of static mixer blending performance.
Kevin Myers, chemical Mary Heigel Impeller power draw in liquid-solid suspensions
Kellie Schneider, engineering management and management science Mark Rasmussen Rainwater harvesting and plant watering system for sustainable, eco-friendly raised-bed garden.
Denise Taylor, civil Katelin Weitzel Current practices of wastewater facilities for bio-solids treatment; analyze opportunities and challenges for land application.
Erick Vasquez, chemical Rebecca Browning and Kaitlyn Kotlarz (1) Synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles, and (2)Applications and design of functional magnetic nanomaterials combined with 3D printed models.

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (S.U.R.E.)

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