2005 Student Summer Scholars

Andrew Berke

  • Development of technologies for monitoring isotope ratios in environmental samples and chemical reaction progress via laser-based vibrational spectroscopy
  • Faculty Mentor: Stephanie Shaertel

Emily Blamer

  • Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Silanes Faculty
  • Mentor: Randy Winchester

James Bouwman

  • Form Follows Function: Establishing the Correlation between Metal-Olefin Bong Asymmetry and the Reactivity of the Olefin
  • Faculty Mentor: Stephen Matchett

Kevin Donner

  • Energetics of a superabundant brown trout (Salmo trutta) population, Sand Creek, MI
  • Faculty Mentor: Eric Snyder

Katie Erdman

  • Ancient Transcaucasian Migrations in Anatolia: Apetrographic Analysis of Pottery from Malatya Turkey
  • Faculty Mentor: Mark Schwartz

Cynthia Groenink

  • Mathematics Remediation for Low Achieving Elementary Students Using Districts Mandated Assessments
  • Faculty Mentor: John Golden

David Howard

  • Study of Temperature and Light Intensity Dependence of Photoconductivity in Semiconductor Materials
  • Faculty Mentor: Lihong (Heidi) Jiao

Timothy Major

  • Bioinformation Algorith Development Using Matlab
  • Faculty Mentor: Manish Chakrabarti

Stacy Makino

  • Muscle Activation during Therapeutic Exercises of the Shoulder
  • Faculty Mentor: Brian Hatzel

Samuel Otten

  • Exploring dynamics of the dual billiard map in the hyperbolic place
  • Faculty Mentor: Feliz Dogru

Matt Race

  • Improving the Statistical Curriculum Sequence
  • Faculty Mentor: John Gabrosek

Maysee Salleva

  • Environmental Phosphorus Analysis by 31P NMR
  • Faculty Mentor: John Bender

Peter Schwallier

  • How does separability affect the desirability of referendum election outcomes?
  • Faculty Mentor: Jonathan Hodge

Nathan Siladke

  • Water Evaporation From Tropospheric Aerosols
  • Faculty Mentor: Chris Lawrence

Aranda Slabbekoorn

  • Combined Molecular Mechanics/Electronic Structure Examination of the Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopy of Carbonmonoxymyoglobin
  • Faculty Mentor: Chris Lawrence

Christopher Smith

  • Hypergeometric Summation and WZ
  • Faculty Mentor: Akalu Tefera

Michelle Smith

  • The Meaning of Education Project
  • Faculty Mentor: Donna Henderson-King

Nathan Smith

  • Stylized Time: Music as Symbolic Process
  • Faculty Mentor: Kelly Parker

Brittany Stropich

  • Protein Interactions in Diaphanous-related Formins: defining specific biochemical interactions involved in the regulation of important cellular processes
  • Faculty Mentor: Bradley Wallar

Catherine Sundt

  • Social Dimensions of Consumption in Santiago, Chile
  • Faculty Mentor: Joel Stillerman

Timothy Trichler

  • Acute Responses of Pulmonary and Coronary Arteries to Natural Steriods
  • Faculty Mentor: Frank Sylvester

Adam Werts

  • Neurotoxic Effects of PCB Congeners in Goldfish
  • Faculty Mentor: Xiaojuan (Xandra) Xu

Catherine Willis

  • Study of the human mitochondrial DNA polymorphism
  • Faculty Mentor: Alexey Nikitin