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CoAS students and instructors excel on Research Day 2021

Release Date: April 27, 2021

The Research Day judges have announced the following undergraduate poster winners:

Best Overall Poster
1st Place
$250

Synthesis and Reproductive Toxicity of Bisphenol Analogs (CRE Project)
Maxwell H. Wenaas, BS Chemical Biology Candidate, CoAS; Timothy A. Blake, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CoAS; John E. Bowen, BS Molecular and Cell Biology, CoAS; Andrew H. Roberts, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CoAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CoAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CoAS.

2nd Place
$150

Synthesis of a Cationic Contrast Agent to Study Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis
Luke J. Morrissette, BS Chemical Biology Candidate, CoAS; Lindsey Lammlin, BS Biochemistry and Earth and Environmental Science, University of Michigan; Stephen Redding, BS Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan; Michael D. Newton, MS Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Beaumont Health; Tristan Maerz, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CoAS.

3rd Place
$100

Developing A Mathematical Model To Predict Corrosion Rate (CRE Project)
Samantha Nseir, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, CoE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, CoAS.

Best CRE Poster
1st Place
$250

Synthesis and Reproductive Toxicity of Bisphenol Analogs (CRE Project)
Maxwell H. Wenaas, BS Chemical Biology Candidate, CoAS; Timothy A. Blake, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CoAS; John E. Bowen, BS Molecular and Cell Biology, CoAS; Andrew H. Roberts, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CoAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CoAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CoAS.

2nd Place
$150

Developing A Mathematical Model To Predict Corrosion Rate (CRE Project)
Samantha Nseir, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, CoE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, CoAS.

3rd Place
$100

Using Open Data and Cloud Technology to facilitate Undergraduate Research in Neuroscience (CRE Project)
Chantol Aspinall, BS Nursing Candidate, CoAS; Rachel Devine, BS Computer Science Candidate, CoAS; Abygal Barnewold, BS Psychology Candidate, CoAS; Camara Davidson II, BS Computer Science Candidate, CoAS; Alexandra Bucciero, BA Graphic Design Candidate, CoAD; Isaiah Cumberland, BS Psychology Candidate, CoAS; Jessica Lodge, BS Psychology Candidate, CoAS; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CoAS.

Best Research Poster
1st Place
$250

Developing A Mathematical Model To Predict Corrosion Rate (CRE Project)
Samantha Nseir, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, CoE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, CoAS.

2nd Place
$150

The Development of a Stable Four Way Stop Coordination Algorithm for Self-Driving Vehicles
Thomas Brefeld, BS Computer Science Candidate, CoAS; James Golding, MS Computer Science Candidate, CoAS; Mitchell Pleune, BS Computer Science, Giuseppe DeRose, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, CoE; Nicholas Paul, MSCS, Adjunct Faculty, CoAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CoAS.

3rd Place
$100

The Development of Scratch Programming Extensions for Machine Learning
Mark Kocherovsky, BS in Computer Science Candidate, CoAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CoAS.

The judges have announced the following Entrepreneurial Potential winners:

Entrepreneurial Potential
1st Place
$500

IoT Smart Mirror
Michael Dupuie II, MS Electrical Engineering, CoE

2nd Place
$400

Malicious Detector: Deep Neural Network Framework for Detecting Cyberattacks
Peter Raad, MS Computer Science Candidate, CoAS; Tao Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CoAS.

3rd Place
$300

Evaluation of Innovative Decked Bulb-T beam Bridge System Prestressed with 0.7 inch Diameter CFCC Strands
Mohamed E. Mohamed, PhD Civil Engineering candidate, CoE; Nabil F. Grace, PhD, PE, Distinguished Professor, CoE; Mena Bebawy, PhD, PE, Associate Professor, CoE; Marc Kasabasic, Project Engineer, CIMR, CoE.

Thanks to all the presenters.

Please contact Dr. Matthew Cole if you have any questions, mcole@ltu.edu.

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