Best Undergraduate Student CRE Poster

1st Place ($250)

Synthesis of Bisphenol A Analogs for Reproductive Toxicity Testing


Jessica R. Clore, BS in Chemistry Candidate, CAS; William S. Shall, BS in Chemistry Candidate, CAS; Cole M. Higley, BS in Biology Candidate, CAS; Katelyn D. Waligora, BS in Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

2nd Place ($150)

Introduction and Application of Snell's Law through a Computational Essay


Alanna Makarchuk, BS Computer Engineering Candidate, CAS; Bhujyo Bhattacharya, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

3rd Place ($100)

The Untapped Potential of VR: Making VR Work for Us


Angela Ladd, BS Robotic Engineering Candidate, COE; Olga Aliagas, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS


Best Undergraduate Student Non-CRE Poster

1st Place ($250)

The Impact of Road Salt Application on Microbes in Soil and Water Samples from Southeast Michigan


Cassidy Wiest, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

2nd Place ($150)

Rotating Light with Magnetic Fields


Luke Hudy, BS Physics Candidate, CAS; George Moschelli, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

3rd Place ($100)

Automated Aerosol Collection and Characterization System for Vaping Aerosols


Keith Kolaczyk, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE;  Hao Jiang, Assistant Professor, COE


Best Graduate Student Poster

1st Place ($250)

Forecasting Tennis Elbow Using Pressure Sensors


Carolin S. Minners, MS BME Candidate, COE; Eric G. Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

2nd place ($150)

Mapping First-Suburbs an Urban-Suburban Spatial Relationships in the Mississippi River Watershed


Moussa Aoun, MS Arch Candidate, CoAD; Anirban Adhya, PhD, Associate Professor, CoAD

3rd place ($100)

Near Real-Time Occupancy Detection Using Active Thermal Sensors


Jonathan Menna, MS CS Candidate, CAS; Ian Lamphear, MS AE Candidate, COE; Renee Anderson, MS AE Candidate, COE; Deok-Oh, Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Mazin Al-Hamando, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS


Best Faculty Poster

1st Place ($250)

Robotic Clay Printing


Sara Codarin, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD; Matthew DiMaggio, BS Arch Candidate, CAD; Anjelo Hana, BS Arch Candidate, CAD

2nd place ($150)

Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Optimizing Traffic Signal Timing


Areej Salaymeh, PhD, Assistant Professor, CBIT

3rd place ($100)

Incorporating Convolutional Neural Network into Visual Intelligence Assistant for Identifying Surgical Tools


Mostafa D. Rahbar, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE


Best Oral Paper Presentation

$250

IDLE: Intelligent Dark-Pattern Detection using Deep-Learning


Kim Lam, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Tao Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS 

$250

Investigation of Robotic Prosthetic Arm


Sydney Schmid, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, MSAI Director, COE

$250

Application of Machine Learning Integrated with A Camera for Visual Inspection


Roger J. Franzel II, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE


2023 All Research Day Submissions

#1 . Effect of Alcohol on Fetal Brain mTOR System. Diya Gehlaut, High School Senior, IB Diploma; Jayanth Ramadoss, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Physiology, and the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development; Vishal Naik, Lab Manager, Wayne State University

#2 . Applications of Voice Recognition Technology. Fatima Fallaha, Undergraduate Student, Henry Ford Community College; Scott Corp, MA, English Language Institute, Henry Ford Community College

#3 . Wakanda Forever Project. Gabrielle Brown, DAPCEP, CAS; Skylar Banks, DAPCEP, CAS; Chantell Moss, DAPCEP, CAS

#4 . Aspirin Synthesis. Lamont Burgess II, DAPCEP, CAS; Hussein Bazzi, DAPCEP, CAS; Markus Herron, DAPCEP, CAS

#5 . Vibranium on the Periodic Table. Lauryn Standfield, DAPCEP, CAS; Aiesha Khan, DAPCEP, CAS; Asiah Tello, DAPCEP, CAS

#6 . Early Diagnosis of Squamous Cell Lung Carcinoma Using RNA-Sequencing. Rithika Karthikeyan, IB Diploma Candidate, International Academy East Campus

#7 . CRISPR Solution To Cure Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Shrinidhi Kulkarni, High School Diploma Candidate, International Academy East Campus

#8 . Impact of Elevated CO2 Levels on the UHI Effect. Supra Kuchibhatla, High School Diploma, International Academy East

#9 . Applications of Radioactive Isotopes. Yohanly Fernandez, Undergraduate Student, Henry Ford Community College; Scott Corp, MA, English Language Institute, Henry Ford Community College

#10 . Evolutionary Optimization for Selecting Hyperparameters in Neural Networks: A Case Study on Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Corbin Ortolan, MSMRE Candidate, COE; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#11 . Deep Learning-Based Spilled Water Detection on Floors Using Convolutional Neural Networks. Zhaonian Xue, MSAI Candidate, COE; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#12 . Emotion Based Music Player Using Deep Learning. Harsh Ekambe, MS CS Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#13 . Breast Cancer Detection Using CNN. Hammad Ashraf, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Kulwinder Singh, MSCS Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#14 . Real-Time Detection of Vandalized, Obstructed and Fake Stop Signs using YOLOv8. Devson Butani, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Kim Lam, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Nicholas Paul, MSCS, Adjunct Prof., CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#15 . Near Real-Time Semantic Segmentation for Object Detection in Drone Scene Images. Jonathan Menna, MSCS Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#16 . Teaching Cars to Self-steer on Unmarked Roads with Convolutional and Recurrent Deep Learning. Austin Ramsey, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Giuseppe DeRose, PhD, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Justin Dombecki, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Nicholas Paul, MSCS, Adjunct Professor, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#17 . Real-time Tire Detection and Avoidance on A Lane-Marked Road Using YOLO V8. Ryan Kaddis, BS CS Candidate, CAS; Adilur Choudhury, BS CS Candidate, CAS; Nicholas Paul, MS CS, Adjunct Professor, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#18 . Effect of AXE Body Spray on Meiosis and Sex Hormone Secretion. Carly Palonis, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Robert Lamey, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#19 . Tasty Lip Balm or Hazardous Chemical? Taste Squad Lip Balm as a Potential Endocrine Disruptor. Katelyn D. Waligora, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Cassidy Wiest, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#20 . Evaluating Male Reproductive Toxicity of Bisphenol Analogs in C. elegans. Cole M. Higley, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Katelyn D. Waligora, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#21 . Synthesis of Bisphenol A Analogs for Reproductive Toxicity Testing. Jessica R. Clore, BS in Chemistry Candidate, CAS; William S. Shall, BS in Chemistry Candidate, CAS; Cole M. Higley, BS in Biology Candidate, CAS; Katelyn D. Waligora, BS in Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#22 . Evaluation of Structurally Diverse Aspirin Analogs for Anti-Cancer Activity. Samantha Seifert, BS Chemistry Candidate, CAS; Melissa Sleda, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology, CAS; Maxwell Wenaas, BS in Chemical Biology, CAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Irfana Muqbil, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#23 . Computational Studies for Structure-Based Drug Design Against Atrogin-1 Activation in Cancer Associated Cachexia. Riley J. O'Connell, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS; Irfana Muqbil, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#24 . The Impact of Road Salt Application on Microbes in Soil and Water Samples from Southeast Michigan. Cassidy Wiest, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#25 . Characterizing Semantic Representations from Twitter. Dana Vulaj, BS Psychology Candidate, CAS; Ellen Forsgreen, BS Psychology Candidate, CAS; Hamad Al-Azary, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#26 . tDCS And Identifying Emotions. Ava G. Cole, BS Clinical Psychology Candidate, CAS; Hamad Al-Azary, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#27 . Protecting the User: Smart Detection of UI Dark Patterns. Kim Lam, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Tao Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#28 . Real-Time Morra Game with Computer Vision and Voice Recognition: Human vs AI. Kim Lam, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Tao Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#29 . Using Cloud Computing to Measure Volumetric Variations in the Human Brain. Samantha Baxter, BS Psychology Candidate; Mars Donato, BS Psychology Candidate; Erik Engdahl, BS Psychology Candidate; Amelia Faulkner, BS Psychology Candidate; Jacob Hallett, BS Computer Science Candidate; Julia Huey, BS Psychology Candidate; Jessica Koje, BS Psychology Candidate; Austin Mayer, BS Psychology Candidate; Joseph Moch, BS Psychology Candidate; Lily Morrissette, BS Psychology Candidate; Joseph Toma, MSIT Candidate, CBIT; Dana Vulaj, BS Psychology Candidate; Logan Walker, BS Psychology Candidate; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#30 . A New Computer-Based Adaptation of the Trail Making Test for Visual Search Neuropsychological Assessment. Ross Lewerenz, BS Computer Science Candidate; Abigail Bolley, BSIT Candidate, CBIT; Brett Budnik, BS Architecture Candidate, CAD; James Burnley, BA Media Communications Candidate; Blake Davey, BFA Candidate, CAD; Bridget Finneran, BS Nursing Candidate; Erica Elizondo, BFA Candidate, CAD; Justin Hubenschmidt, BS Mech & Manuf Engr Technology, COE; Sylvester Jones, BA Media Communications Candidate; Sarah Lackey, BS Nursing Candidate; Madison Lukas, BFA Candidate, CAD; Ryan Nowak, BS Computer Science Candidate; Julian Pearson, BS Computer Science Candidate; David Peters, BS Computer Science Candidate; Kyleigh Sauers, BS Computer Science Candidate; Kenneth Sprouts, BA Media Communications Candidate; Zachary Vollick, BS Biology Candidate; Zhiwei Zeng, BS Computer Science Candidate; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#31 . Mesenchymal Stem Cell Compatibility with Electrospun Collagen/Hydroxyapatite Composite Fibers. Noah T. Sinishtaj, BS Molecular & Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Therese Bou-Akl, MD/PhD, Ascension Providence Hospital; Yawen Li, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#32 . The Relation Between the Number of Known AIDS Cases in the US and Time to Engineer Better Medicines. Kadia Kustarz, BS Civil Engineering Candidate, COE; Alaina Smythe, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Taylor Huschke, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#33 . Bridges in America Have a Mean Age of 44 Years. David Ibn Ezra, BSME Candidate, COE; Trent Reed, BSME Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#34 . Investigation of Individuals Studying Cyberspace at Lawerence Technological University. Dominic, Catenacci, Mechanical Engineering, COE; Gary, Reid, Civil Engineering, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#35 . Data Modeling Predator and Prey Populations using Differential Equations. Gabriel Dresen, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Mitchell Brown, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Nicholas Featherstone, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#36 . The Relationship Between Nitrous Oxide in the Atmosphere and Time in Years. Gabrielle Pryor, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Amber Drvodelic, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Cooper Julson, BS Mathematical Sciences- Applied Sciences Candidate, CAS; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#37 . The Effect of Global Warming on Temperature Variations. Guillermo Garcia, BS Data Science Candidate, CAS; Oriehi Destiny Anyaiwe PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Patrick Nelson, PhD, Interim Dean, CAS

#38 . U.S Bee Colonies (in Millions) Over Years Since 1969. Maxwell Kilander, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Tanner Liptow, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Brody Snyder, BS Computer Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#39 . Syllabus Usage. Joshua Perkins, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Joel Stirnemann, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#40 . Less Than 30% of LTU Students Read More Than Five Books a Year. Alex Hall Marco, BS Electrical Engineering Candidate, COE; Luke Brinkman, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#41 . The Relation Between A Motor Vehicle Engine's Boost and Torque to Understand the Plausibility of Marketability of Similar Engines. Mahmoud Hodroj, BS Embedded Software Engineering Candidate, CAS; Luke Schafer, BS Mathematical Science Candidate, CAS; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#42 . The Correlation of Income and Fatalities Due to the Clean Water Crisis. Marwa Saleh, BMS Architectural Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#43 . Effects of Extra Curricular Activities On Campus. Nicklas Oda, BS Mechanical Engineering, COE; Cole Goble, BS Mechanical Engineering, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#44 . Access to Safely Managed Sanitation as a Study to Solve Access to Clean Drinking Water. Presley Dupuie, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Payton Szymanski, BS Architectural Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#45 . A Look into LTU's Future. Tyler Les, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Victoria Eddy, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#46 . Making waves: Integrating Wastewater Surveillance with Dynamic Modeling to Track and Predict Viral Outbreaks. Bruce Pell, Assistant Professor, CAS; Tin Phan, Post-Doctoral Researcher, LANL; Samantha Brozak, Ph.D. Candidate, Arizona State University; Yang Kuang, Professor, Arizona State University; Fuqing Wu, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

#47 . From Classroom to Career: The Benefits of Participating in Mathematical Competitions and How to Get Involved. Bruce Pell, PhD, Assistant Profess, CAS; Matthew D. Johnston, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Yelena Vaynbeg, PhD, Senior Lecturer, CAS; Guang-Chong Zhu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#48 . A Mathematical Model of COVID-19 Spread by Vaccination Status. Matthew D. Johnston, Assistant Professor, CAS; Bruce Pell, Assistant Professor, CAS; Patrick Nelson, Professor, CAS

#49 . Blood Pressure Estimation in Feline Patients Utilizing Arterial Tonometry. Carl Grolle, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Adam Hill, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Elizabeth Lee, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Nathaniel Orlando, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Michael Lancina, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#50 . Home vs Work Life: What a Women Goes Through. Bailey Phinney, BS Technological Humanities Candidate, CAS; Ty Faulkner, Instructor - Director, Pathways/Grand Challenges Program, CAS

#51 . Animated Calculus. Kaushik Mehta, BS ESE Candidate, COE; Guang-Chong Zhu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#52 . Augmented Reality in Education. Jordan Currier, BS Architecture Candidate, CAD; Tommy Brandon, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Dylan Karges, BS Physics and Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Hasan Atesh, BS Computer Engineering Candidate, COE; Julia Kiernan, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#53 . Inverse Design Methods for Shape-Morphing Soft Robots. Yeen Lee, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; Gaurav Singh, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

#54 . Near Real-Time Occupancy Detection Using Active Thermal Sensors. Jonathan Menna, MS CS Candidate, CAS; Ian Lamphear, MS AE Candidate, COE; Renee Anderson, MS AE Candidate, COE; Deok-Oh, Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Mazin Al-Hamando, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#55 . Fine-Tune Modeling for Generative AI on Analogy Tasks. Pavan Kumar Kurivella, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Paula Lauren, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#56 . Automatic Extraction of Salient and Semantic Terms from a Corpus using Computational Methods. David Pace, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Paula Lauren, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#57 . Video Game Development using Generative A.I. for Creating Visual, Textual, and Aural Assets. Jonas Harrison, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Paula Lauren, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#58 . Comparative Survey of Open-Source Platforms for Chat-Based Generative AI. Pavan Kumar Kurivella, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Paula Lauren, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#59 . A Novel Hybrid Switching Model of Two Strain Viral Competition at The Population Level. David Rubel, BS Math and Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Matthew D. Johnston, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Bruce Pell, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#60 . Introduction and Application of Snell's Law through a Computational Essay. Alanna Makarchuk, BS Computer Engineering Candidate, CAS; Bhujyo Bhattacharya, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#61 . Study of Nanoparticles Generated by Household Ultrasonic Humidifiers. Dylan Karges, BS Physics & Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Changgong Zhou, PhD, Senior Lecturer, CAS

#62 . Rotating Light with Magnetic Fields. Luke Hudy, BS Physics Candidate, CAS; George Moschelli, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#63 . Leadership Lessons From the Covid-19 Pandemic. Matthew Cole, PhD, Associate Professor, CBIT; Patricia A. Castelli, PhD, Professor, CBIT; Yong Li, DBA; Ritu Kamlesh Yadav, GRA, MSBDA Candidate, CBIT

#64 . The Reflective Leader As Cultural Diversity Advocate. Patricia A. Castelli, PhD, Professor, CBIT

#65 . Investigating the Relationship Between Well-Being and Academic Success at LTU. Matthew Cole, PhD, Associate Professor, CBIT; Jacqueline Stavros, DM, Professor, CBIT; Ritu Kamlesh Yadav, GRA, MSBDA Candidate, CBIT

#66 . Automatic Detection of Traffic Stop Locations Using GPS Data. Areej Salaymeh, PhD, Assistant Professor, CBIT

#67 . Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Optimizing Traffic Signal Timing. Areej Salaymeh, PhD, Assistant Professor, CBIT

#68 . Investigation of Robotic Prosthetic Arm. Sydney Schmid, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, MSAI Director, COE

#1 . Design and Testing of a Wearable Robotic Assistance. Vaishnevi Phutane, MS BME Candidate, COE; Eric Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#2 . Computational Modeling of the Optofluidic Response of Airborne Ultrafine Particles. Sophia Judge, MSBME Candidate, COE; Hao Jiang, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

#3 . Forecasting Tennis Elbow Using Pressure Sensors. Carolin S. Minners, MS BME Candidate, COE; Eric G. Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#4 . Automated Aerosol Collection and Characterization System for Vaping Aerosols. Keith Kolaczyk, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Hao Jiang, Assistant Professor, COE

#5 . Lear Comfort System: Quantifying Comfort in Automotive Seats. Lucas Adams, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Adam Knapp, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Samantha Nseir, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Andrew Ulaszek, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Eric Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE; Wu Pan-Zagorski, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Lear

#6 . Integrating Wearable IMU Sensors to Collect and Analyze Human Movement Outside the Lab. Anthony Wash, MS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Eric Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#7 . Evaluating OpenCap for Collecting and Analyzing Human Movement with Smartphones. Nicole Carlin, MS BME Candidate, COE; Eric Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#8 . ACL Injury Risk Factors of Drop Landing Due to Body Position and Athletic Ability. Brian Czarnecki, MS BME Candidate, COE; Eric Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#9 . Developing an Electromyography Wearable System for Targetd Muscle Rehabilitation and Training. Salvatore Brauer MS BME Candidate, COE; Eric G. Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

#10 . Using AI and ML to improve Cardiac Disease Diagnosis. JaJuan D. Jones Jr, BS Biomedical Engineering, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor and MSAI Director, COE

#11 . Investigate Cybersecurity Algorithms and Quantum Computing. Floyd Frandsen, BS Computer Engineering Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor and MSAI Director, COE

#12 . Investigating Drone Swarm Terrain Analysis Using AI. Austin R. Ingalls, BS Computer Engineering, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor and MSAI Director, COE

#13 . Pain Quantification Using Machine Learning. Kristi K. Doherty, MS Artificial Intelligence Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor and MSAI Director, COE

#15 . Investigation of Robotics in the Medical Field with Specialization in Robotic Legs. Joshua B. Standifer, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, MSAI Director, COE

#16 . Improving Affordable Housing Through Computational Design. Carson Stickney, M. Arch Candidate, BS Arch, CAD; Scott Shall, RA, Associate Professor, CAD

#17 . Mapping First-Suburbs an Urban-Suburban Spatial Relationships in the Mississippi River Watershed. Moussa Aoun, MS Arch Candidate, CoAD; Anirban Adhya, PhD, Associate Professor, CoAD

#18 . Robotic Mark Making. Sara Codarin, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD; Karl Daubmann, SMArchS, Dean, CAD; Matthew DiMaggio, BS Arch Candidate, CAD; Marisa Riley, BS Arch Candidate, CAD

#19 . Architecture Restoration in the Age of Robots. Sara Codarin, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD; Rebecca Joy Garma, MARCH Candidate, CAD

#20 . Fragments of Italy: Spontaneous Aesthetics of the Italian Working Class in Cooperative Housing. Sara Codarin, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD; Jordan Crouse, MARCH Candidate, CAD

#21 . Robotic Clay Printing. Sara Codarin, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD; Matthew DiMaggio, BS Arch Candidate, CAD; Anjelo Hana, BS Arch Candidate, CAD

#22 . Project Plan Proposal: The LTU Center for Community Engagement and Public Interest Design. Nicolas Lamoureux, Master of Architecture Candidate, CAD; Edward Orlowski, RA, LEED AP, SEED, Associate Professor, CAD

#23 . Examining Building Bio-Climatic Guidelines Based on Energy Modeling Simulations. Daniel Faoro, RA, M.Arch/UD, Associate Professor, CAD; Nickola Gjurchinoski, RA, M.Arch., CAD

#24 . Bio-Climatic Mapping Study Based on Energy Modeling Data. Daniel Faoro, RA, M.Arch/UD, Associate Professor, CAD; John Lucente, M.Arch. Candidate, CAD

#25 . Unintended Permanence: Mass Customized Housing For Protracted Statelessness. Michael Tokarz, MArch Candidate, CAD; Karl Daubman, SMArchS, Dean and Professor CAD; Roxana Jafarifiroozabadi, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD; Scott Shall, MArch, Associate Professor, CAD

#26 . The Impact of Room Acoustics on the Recovery of Stroke Patients in a Clinical Speech Pathology Setting: A Research Proposal. Kathryn Winterscheidt, M.Arch Candidate, CAD; Roxana Jafarifiroozabadi, PhD, EDAC, NOMA, Assistant Professor, CAD

#27 . Investigating the Impact of Room Layout and Window Use on Heart Disease Patients in Cardiac Intensive Care Units: A Multi-Methods Study. Roxana Jafarifiroozabadi, PhD, EDAC, NOMA, Assistant Professor, CAD

#28 . Slow Streets in America: An Urban Design Response to COVID-19 That Leaves the Disadvantaged Behind. Kirsten Crawford, MArch Candidate, CAD; Joongsub Kim, Ph.D., FAIA, AICP, Professor, CAD

#29 . Pluggable Homes: Addressing America's Housing Crisis Incrementally. Kirsten Crawford, MArch Candidate, CAD; Scott Shall, RA, Associate Professor, CAD; Anirban Adhya, PhD, RA, Associate Professor, CAD; Eric Ward, RA, College Professor, CAD

#30 . Investigating the Implementation of Telemedicine systems in Healthcare Facilities for Time-sensitive Patient Treatments: A Review of the Literature. Roxana Jafarifiroozabadi, PhD, EDAC, NOMA, Assistant Professor, CAD; Alina Osnaga, BS Architecture Candidate, CAD; Kathryn Winterscheidt, M.Arch Architecture Candidate, CAD

#31 . The Moral Philosophy of Joy. Ellen Forsgren, BS Technological Humanities Candidate CAS; Dana Vulaj, BS Psychology Candidate, CAS; Dan Shargel, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#33 . Advancement of CO2 Based Control Systems Through the Development of Occupancy Detection Systems. Renee Anderson, MS Architectural Engineering Candidate, COE; Jonathan Menna, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Deok-Oh Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Mazin Al-Hamando, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#34 . Artificial-Intelligence Based Thermal Comfort Control Utilizing Infrared Array Sensor. Renee Anderson, MS AE Candidate, COE; Deok-Oh Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Mazin Al-Hamando, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS; Jonathan Menna, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Ian Lamphear, MS Architectural Engineering Candidate, COE

#35 . Creating an Energy Efficient and Eco-Friendly World Through Choices in Commercial Building. Mason Jarbou, BS Electrical Engineering Candidate, COE; Gabriella Nelson, BS Const Engr Tech & Mgmt Candidate, COE; Mackenzie Rzepka BS/MS Architectural Engineering Candidate, COE; Shane Boisvenu, Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; Julia Kiernan, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#36 . Safeguarding the Frontline: Factors Influencing Safety Supervisors in Construction Industry. Ahmed Al-Bayati, PhD, PE, Assistant Professor, COE; Tiago Troyano Pereverziev de Abreu, BS Civil Engineering Candidate, COE

#37 . Numerical Modeling the Thermal Effect on the Wildfire-Burnt Hillslope Stability. Fahd Mohammed Naimatullah Mujahid, MS Civil Engineering Candidate, COE; Yifei Ma, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

#38 . Incorporating Convolutional Neural Network into Visual Intelligence Assistant for Identifying Surgical Tools. Mostafa D. Rahbar, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

#39 . Hydrogen as a Fuel Source: What Would it Require to Make a Hydrogen-Driven Car Reality. Noah Brandau, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Saywer Walker, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Nils Hammarsten, BS Industrial Engineering Candidate, COE; Julia Kiernan, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#40 . The Untapped Potential of VR: Making VR Work for Us. Angela Ladd, BS Robotic Engineering Candidate, COE; Olga Aliagas, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#41 . Development of an Innovative Family Car Prototype. Giacomo Mascitelli, Mechanical Engineer Intern, COE; Leonardo Frizziero, PhD, Associate Professor, Università di Bologna; Ahad Ali, PhD, Associate Professor, COE.

#43 . Unapologetic Prioritization: Affirming Academic Belonging Utilizing Course-Based Research Practices as a Tool for Student Success. Michelle, Nelson PhD, DEI Postdoctoral Research Fellow

#44 . SMSecurePay. Trevor R. Miller, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Oriehi Destiny Anyaiwe, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#45 . Standardizing PCT Handoff. Abby E. DiLaura BSN Candidate CAS; Margaret Glembocki, PhD, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, CAS

#46 . Improving Hapu Rates Through Education. Kyle Kittle, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS; Margaret M Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#47 . Spiritual Self-Care Practices and Diabetes Management for African Americans. Jacqueline Moody PhD, ACNS-BC, RN, Assistant Professor, CAS

#48 . Early Mobilization: Benefits of Moving Your Body in the Hospital. Gabrielle Gough, BSN Student, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#49 . Oral Care Nursing Interventions for VAP Prevention. Gabrielle Mitchell, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret Glembocki DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#50 . Improve Mobility of Hospitalized Geriatric Patients. Alexa Sabbagh, BSN Student Nurse, CAS; Margaret M. Glmebocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#51 . Deepening Authentic Therapeutic Relationships: Impact of Developing Relational Competencies in Nursing Students. Chantol C. Aspinall, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS; Suzanne Cleere, Suzanne Cleere, DNP, MSBA, MSN, Assistant Professor, CAS

#52 . Fall Prevention in Hospitalized Patients. Chantol C. Aspinall, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS; Margaret Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS

#53 . Take the Pressure Off: Pressure Injury Nurse Education. Meredith G. Bruni, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#54 . Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) Reduction through Oral Care Practices. Rewa Azakir, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#55 . Improving Neurological Assessment in the Hospital Setting. Miranda M. Norris, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#56 . Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs). Amanda Kisiel, BSN Candidate, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS; Margaret Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS

#57 . Improving Environmental Infection Prevention Strategies. Andrea L. Smith, BSN Candidate, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, CAS; Margaret Glembocki, PhD(c), DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS

#58 . Improving Handoff Through Education to Decrease Bad Patient Outcomes. Kylee Batey, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#59 . Handoff Breakdowns. Mario Colella, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#60 . Continuous Inpatient Heart Failure Education. Lena Triest, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#61 . Prevention of CLABSIs in Critical Care Patients. Laura Estelle, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#62 . Fall Prevention Using a Patient-Centered Intervention. Lexi Smigiel, BSN Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, SANE-A, FAANP, Assistant Professor, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, SSBB, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

Room M210

Maroons in Space: Technologies of Travel and Human Freedom. Paul Jaussen, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

The Limits of Excursion in The Story of an African Farm. Vivian Kao, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

IDLE: Intelligent Dark-Pattern Detection using Deep-Learning. Kim Lam, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Tao Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

Investigating Visual Search Through an Eye Tracking Adaptation of the Trail Making Test. Maliea May, BS Psychology Candidate, CAS; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

Room M217

Developing A Robust Vehicle Body Motion Correcting Road Profiler. Dane Morison, MS Mechatronic Systems Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor COE

Application of Machine Learning Integrated with A Camera for Visual Inspection. Roger J. Franzel II, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

Simulation of Electrodynamic Screen System for Cleaning Solar Panels. Abdurahman Albaradi, PhD Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

Development of a Low-Cost Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Bluetooth Communication for Commercial Vehicles. Chad Northey, MS Mechatronic System Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse PhD, Associate Professor, COE

Effects of Bearing Design Parameters on the Frequency Response Method for Setting Bearing Preload During Assembly: Analytical Model Validation. David Gruzwalski, PhD Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; James A. Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

Room M218

Collaborative Efficiency: A New Quantitative Metric for Assessing Teamwork. Michael G. Lancina III, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

Development of Digital Risk-Based Inspection Guide for Highway Construction Projects. Mamdouh Mohamed, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

Effects of Laser Light and AC Signals on Opto-Electrohydrodynamic Flow with Twin Microvortices. Choongbae Park, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

Prediction and Prevention using AI Algorithms of Severe Liver Disease. Herve Djoumbi, MS Artificial Intelligence, CAS; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director MSAI, COE ; Nabih Jaber, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

A Study and Analysis of The Possible Applications of Cold Atmospheric Plasma for Depositions. Robert W. Fletcher, PhD, Associate Professor, COE; Rebecca Almandoz, MS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE

Semi-Quantitative Study of Feline Tolerance in Pulse Wave Measurement. Carl Grolle, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Adam Hill, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Elizabeth Lee, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Nathaniel Orlando, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Michael Lancina, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

Investigation of Robotic Prosthetic Arm. Sydney Schmid, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, MSAI Director, COE



Undergrad: Best CRE Poster

1st Place ($250)

New Performance-Enhancing Drugs May Affect Testosterone and Estradiol Production


Noah Sinishtaj, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

2nd Place ($150)

Synthesis of Novel Bisphenol Analogs and Toxicity Evaluation Using Zebrafish


Steven Harris II, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Jeffery M. Morrissette, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

3rd Place ($100)

A digital adaptation of the for visual search trail making test


Black Jordan, BS Mechanical Engineering, CoE; Audrey Boudro, BS Interior Architecture, CAD; Nathan Brown, BS Business Management, CBIT; Maria Donato, BS Physics, CAS; Dylan Karges, BS Physics and Computer Science, CAS; Connor Davis, BS Finance, CBIT;  Kent Madak, BS Finance, CBIT; Maliea May, BS Psychology, CAS;  Hannah Miller, BS Interior Design, CAD; Danny Newsome, BS architecture design, CAD; Aaron Ortiz, BS Interior design, CAD; Jack Paesano, BS Computer Science, CAS; Erika Reed, BS Interior Design, CAD; Caryn Sailor, BFS Graphic Design, CAD; Olivia Siedlecki, BS Business-Marketing, CBIT; Kayden Smith, BS Biomedical Engineering, CoE; Nicole Waldenmeyer, BS Business Admin; CBIT; Jordon Woytas, BS Psychology, CAS;  Abby Zambeck, BS Interior Architecture, CAD;  Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS


Undergrad: Best Research

1st Place ($250)

Changing the World One Drop at a Time: Testing Essential Oil as Endocrine Disruptor


Cole M. Higley, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

2nd Place (tie) ($150)

Synthesis and Medicinal Activity of Structurally Diverse Aspirin Analogs


Maxwell H. Wenaas, BS in Chemical Biology Candidate, CAS; Melissa A. Sleda, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology, CAS; Storme L. Felty, BS in Chemical Biology, CAS; London L. Varalli, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology and Biomedical Engineering, CAS and COE; Larissa Ponomareva, PhD, University of Kentucky; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

2nd Place (tie) ($150)

The Relation Between Output Power and Time to Analyze Solar Energy and its Economic Status


Amy Al-Abawi, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Nathan Alton, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Carl Grolle BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS


Undergrad: Best Non CRE

1st Place ($250)

Using Machine Learning to Analyze Learning Styles of Lawrence Technological University Students Across Each College


Kim Lam, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Justin Light, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, Advisor, CAS

2nd place ($150)

Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) with High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis


Hailey J. Catania, BS Chemical Biology Candidate, CAS; Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

3rd place ($100)

Black Hole As Diverging Lens


Reinali Calisin, BS Physics Candidate, CAS; Scott Schneider, PhD, Professor, CAS


Graduate

1st Place ($250)

Energy Absorption of Axially Loaded Thin-Walled Pressurized Cylinders


Larance Haji, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering Student, COE; Hamid Vejdani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, COE; Badih Jawad, Ph.D., Department Chair and Professor, COE; Vernon Fernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, COE

2nd place ($150)

DeepSteer: Autonomous Driving through Convolutional and Recurrent Learning


Mark Kocherovsky, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Giuseppe DeRose, PhD, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Nicholas Paul, MSCS, Adjunct Faculty, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

3rd place ($100)

Designing spaces to create a mutualistic relationship between humans and insects


Courteney Gazdik, M.Arch Candidate


Faculty

1st Place ($250)

Developing a Taxonomy of Water-responsive Architectures


Emily Kutil, MArch, Assistant Professor, CAD; Lindsey DeWeerd, MArch Candidate, CAD; Summer Hassan, MArch Candidate, CAD

2nd place ($150)

Augmented Reality Visualization for Underground Utility Locations


Areej Salaymeh, PhD, Assistant Professor, CBIT Ahmed Al-Bayati, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE Neelmani Kashyap, Degree in Progress( MSIT), CBIT

3rd place ($100)

Fostering Environmental Education Across the Curriculum: An Interdisciplinary, Place-Based Approach


Lilian Crum, MFA, Associate Professor, CoAD; Julia Kiernan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CAS; Stephen Mallory, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CoAD; Bruce Pell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CAS; Ahu Yolac, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CoAD

2022 All Research Day Submissions

#1. Accessible Long Spans: Pairing Current Analysis Software With Common Resources to Create Monumental Architecture with Developing Communities. Ryan Ducki, M.Arch, CAD; Daniel L. Faoro, RA, M.Arch/UD, Associate Professor, Architecture Department, Thesis Advisor; Aaron Jones, RA, M.Arch, Assistant Professor, Architecture Department, Thesis Content Advisor

#3. Vertical Folded Plate: Simulated Architecture with Mass Timber and Faceted Space. Nicholas Peruski, Master of Architecture Candidate, CAD; Aaron Jones, RA, M.Arch, Assistant Professor, Architecture Department, Thesis Advisor, CAD; Daniel L. Faoro, RA, M.Arch/UD, Associate Professor, Architecture Department, Thesis Advisor, CAD

#4. Developing a Taxonomy of Water-responsive Architectures. Emily Kutil, MArch, Assistant Professor, CAD; Lindsey DeWeerd, MArch Candidate, CAD; Summer Hassan, MArch Candidate, CAD

#5. Exploring Trauma-Informed Placemaking: Lessons from Case Studies. Susan Bayne, MArch Candidate, CAD; Joongsub Kim, PhD, RA, AIA, AICP, Professor, CAD

#6. Investigating Daylight Control Options in Virtual and Physical Office Workstations. Alina O. Osnaga, Master of Architecture Candidate, CAD at LTU; Allyza-Danica Valino, Bachelors of Science in Architecture Candidate, CAD at LTU;  Roxana Jafari, PhD in Planning, Design, and the Built Environment (focus: Built Environment and Health), Clemson University, EDAC, Assistant Professor in Architecture, CAD   

#7. Computational Design To Develop Sustainable Communities. Francisco Landeros, M. Arch Candidate, BS Arch; Scott Shall, RA, Associate Dean, Associate Professor

#8. Pioneering Extra-legal Settlements Through Interventive Design. Anusha Varudandi, B.Arch, M.Arch Candidate, CAD

#9. Hormonal Strike: Are Bowling Ball Cleaners  Affecting Your Hormone Production?. Steven Harris II, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS 

#10. Toxicity Assessment of Bisphenols in Caenorhabditis elegans. Isabella Burke, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#11. Changing the World One Drop at a Time: Testing Essential Oil as Endocrine Disruptor. Cole M. Higley, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#12. New Performance-Enhancing Drugs May Affect Testosterone and Estradiol Production. Noah Sinishtaj, BS Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Aleksandra Kuzmanov, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#13. Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) with High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis. Hailey J. Catania, BS Chemical Biology Candidate, CAS; Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#14. Effectiveness Assessment of CAE-Sourced Simulation  in Complex Orthopedic Surgery Practices. Curzio Pagliari, Graduate Student, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Mechanical Engineering; Martina Marruganti, Graduate Student, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Mechanical Engineering; Ahad Ali, Associate Professor, COE; Donald Reimer, College Professor, COE; Leonardo Frizziero, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Associate Professor.

#15. Conception Of A Bike-Sharing System (BICY) According To The IDeS Method. Martina Marruganti, Graduate Student, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Mechanical Engineering; Curzio Pagliari, Graduate Student, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Mechanical Engineering; Ahad Ali, Associate Professor, COE; Donald Reimer, College Professor, COE; Leonardo Frizziero, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Associate Professor.

#16. Integrating Wearable IMU Sensors with Opensim Biomechanical Model to Collect and Analyze Human Movement Outside the Lab. Anthony Wash, Masters Biomedical Engineering

#17. Integrated Sensor Comfort System 2.0. Elizabeth Beckmon, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate; Sophia Judge, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate; Samantha Weber, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate; Bailey Wills, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate; Eric Meyer, PhD, Associate Professor, COE; Wu Pan Zagorski, PhD, Industry Advisor

#18. Compact Temperature Sensor Based on Plasmonic Nanoparticles Embedded in a Hydrogel Film. Tiansong Wang, MS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Hao Jiang, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

#19. Bio-Printed Wound Mesh For Pressure Ulcer Treatment. Mohammad Al-Najjar, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Erika Auner, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Abigail Damico, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Yawen Li, PhD, Department Chair, COE; Ahron Wanye, MS, Adjunct Faculty, COE; John Peponis, MS, Project Engineer/Senior Lecturer, COE

#20. Group Dynamics in Two-Stage Collaborative Exams: Quantifying Group Engagement. Michael Lancina III, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

#21. The Relation between Solar Energy and the Increase in Employment. Jeremy Flattery, BS Mechanical Engineering, COE; Jacob Llaneza, BS Mechanical Engineering, COE; Valon Gjokaj, BS Mechanical Engineering, COE; Kellen Banaszewski, BS Mechanical Engineering, COE

#23. In-Silico Characterization and In-Vitro Expression & Purification of Bacterial Thymidylyltransferase Cps2L. Noah Sinishtaj, BS Molecular & Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Cole Higley, BS Molecular & Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Irfana Muqbil, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#24. Alternative Hydrogen Sources for the Production of Aniline from the Polyvinylpyrrolidone-Stabilized Iridium Nanoparticle Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzene. Elizabeth Lee, BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate; Dr. Meng Zhou, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#25. Introduction to Computational Biochemistry. Remie Fawaz, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#26. Synthesis of Mirtazapine Analogs for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis. Luke J. Morrissette, BS in Chemical Biology Candidate, CAS; Tristan Maerz, PhD, University of Michigan; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#27. Synthesis and Medicinal Activity of Structurally Diverse Aspirin Analogs. Maxwell H. Wenaas, BS in Chemical Biology Candidate, CAS; Melissa A. Sleda, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology, CAS; Storme L. Felty, BS in Chemical Biology, CAS; London L. Varalli, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology and Biomedical Engineering, CAS and COE; Larissa Ponomareva, PhD, University of Kentucky; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#28. Synthesis of Novel Bisphenol Analogs and Toxicity Evaluation Using Zebrafish. Steven Harris II, BS in Molecular and Cell Biology Candidate, CAS; Jeffery M. Morrissette, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Shannon C. Timmons, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#29. Fostering Environmental Education Across the Curriculum: An Interdisciplinary, Place-Based Approach. Lilian Crum, MFA, Associate Professor, CoAD; Julia Kiernan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CAS; Stephen Mallory, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CoAD; Bruce Pell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CAS; Ahu Yolac, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CoAD

#30. LTU's Potential New Mascot and Athletic Brand Identity. Kara Dawkins, BFA Graphic Design Candidate, CoAD;  Carlos Gonzalez, BFA Graphic Design Candidate, CoAD;  Isabella Weedon, BFA Game Design Candidate, CoAD;  Maggie Hartman, BFA Game Design Candidate, CoAD;  Lilian Crum, MFA, Associate Dean & Director of Graphic Design, CoAD; Philip Plowright, PhD, Department of Design Chair, CoAD

#31. Multi-Core Microcontroller Scheduling Optimization. Emmanuel Ifeosame, BS Embedded Software Engineering, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director MSAI, COE

#32. Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease Through Protein Accumulation Analyzed in Medical Imaging: A Review. Kristi K. Doherty, MS Artificial Intelligence Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director MSAI, COE

#33. Investigation into Secure CAN Bus Communication. Matthew Ruff, BS Electrical Engineer Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director MSAI, COE

#34. The Correlation Between Physical Activity and GPA. Samantha Nseir Biomedical Engineering Adam Stavros Mechanical Engineering  Aleksandar Ivanovic Biomedical Engineering  Camara Davidson Clinical Psychology   Tyler Kulka Mechanical Engineering, Daniel Shargel 

#35. COVID-19 Lockdown & Anxiety. Zachary May, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Marisa Assink, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; Jose Pazmino, BS Electrical Engineering Candidate, COE; Noah Sultana, BS / MD Science of Architecture Candidate, CAS; Harvey Freed, BS Construction Engineering Technology and Management Candidate, COE; Kady Waits, BS Clinical Psychology Candidate, CAS; Daniel Shargel, PhD Philosophy, Associate Professor, CAS

#36. A's Get You Paid. Zachary Narkiewicz, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Taylar Sciborski, MS in Architectural Engineering Candidate, COE; Erik Engdahl, BS in Clinical Psychology, CAS; Isaiah Cumberland, BS in Clinical Psychology, CAS; Joseph Kollaritsch, BS Embedded Software Engineering, COE; Daniel Shargel

#37. Augmented Reality Visualization for Underground Utility Locations. Areej Salaymeh, PhD, Assistant Professor, CBIT Ahmed Al-Bayati, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE Neelmani Kashyap, Degree in Progress( MSIT) , CBIT

#38. The Prototype Development of IoT Based Wheelchair Tracking System for Detroit Metro Airport (DTW). Gerard Bringard, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Advisor, Professor, CAS

#39. Using Machine Learning to Analyze Learning Styles of Lawrence Technological University Students Across Each College. Kim Lam, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Sydney Ross, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Justin Light, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, Advisor, CAS

#40. The Development of a Defect Detection System using Deep Learning and Computer Vision for the American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) Valencia Facility's Advanced Inspection System. Tavin Ardell, BSCS Candidate, CoAS;  CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, Advisor, CoAS 

#41. Gesture-Based Human-Vehicle Leader-Follower Autonomy Systems with a Bipartite Mapping Algorithm. Joseph Schulte, MSCS Candidate, CAS; Mark Kocherovsky, MSCS Candidate; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, Advisor, CAS

#42. Using Evolutionary Algorithms to Optimize Hyperparameters for Keras Deep Learning Models to Solve the Two Intertwined Spiral Problem. Mark Kocherovsky, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#43. DeepSteer: Autonomous Driving through Convolutional and Recurrent Learning. Mark Kocherovsky, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Giuseppe DeRose, PhD, MS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Nicholas Paul, MSCS, Adjunct Faculty, CAS; CJ Chung, PhD, Professor, CAS

#45. Recognition and Prediction of Wildfires. Jonathan Menna, BS Computer Science Candidate, CAS; Pradeep Erode Selvakumar, MS Mechatronics & Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; Mazin Al Hamando, PhD, Senior Lecturer, CAS

#47. Deployable Tensegrity Microrobot For Minimally Invasive Interventions. Sichen Yuan, PhD, Assistant Professor, A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics and Industrial Engineering, Lawrence Technological University; Kaushik Mehta, Undergraduate Student, Robotics Engineering degree in progress, Lawrence Technological University; Christian Kazoleas, Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering degree in progress, Lawrence Technological University

#48. 3D Game for Teaching Quadric Surfaces. Sambhav Gupta, Dual Enrollment, CAS; Wisam Bukaita, Ph.D, Lecturer, CAS

#49. Investigation of Working College Students and their Student Debt. Vanessa Hannosh, BS Architectural Engineering Candidate; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Faculty, CAS

#50. Energy Absorption of Axially Loaded Thin-Walled Pressurized Cylinders. Larance Haji, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering Student, COE; Hamid Vejdani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, COE; Badih Jawad, Ph.D., Department Chair and Professor, COE; Vernon Fernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, COE

#52. The Relation Between Output Power and Time to Analyze Solar Energy and its Economic Status. Amy Al-Abawi, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Nathan Alton, BS Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; Carl Grolle BS Biomedical Engineering Candidate, COE; Wisam Bukaita, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

#53. Improving Self-Care Resources for Nurses. Shannon Queen BSN Student, CAS; Gail Pietrzyk, DNP, RN, CNOR, Adjunct Faculty, CAS

#54. Postpartum Hemorrhage. Rachael Dobson, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS; Margaret Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, CAS

#55. Increasing ACE score screening in pediatric populations. Sarah Hige, BS Nursing Candidate; Faculty Advisor: Margaret M Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP

#56. Improving Patient Education on Cardiac Diets. Kelly N. Holcombe, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS; Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor of Nursing, CAS

#57. Deepening Therapeutic Relationships: Nursing Students Practicing Attunement Throughout the Lifespan. Suzanne Cleere, DNP, MSBA, RN Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP

#58. What's Love Got to Do With It: Teaching the Next Generation of Nurses. Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP Suzanne Cleere, DNP, MSBA, RN M. Therese Jamison, DNP, ACNP-BC Brian Kaminski, MS, AGACNP-BC

#59. HIPAA Education for Nurses. Abigail Smentowski, BSN Candidate, CAS

#60. Patient Medication Education. Kennedy Emmons, BSN, CAS LTU

#61. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Prevention. Sarah Husseini, BS Nursing Candidate, CAS

#62. Using Group Theory to Understand B Meson Decays. Andrea Houck, BS Physics and Mathematical Sciences Candidate, CAS; Bhujyo Bhattacharya, PhD, Associate Professor of Physics Professor, CAS

#63. Study of PM2.5 Particles Generated by Household Ultrasonic Humidifier. Changgong Zhou, Ph.D, Senior Lecturer, CAS Andrea Houck, BS Physics, CAS Joseph, Schulte, MS Computer Sciences, CAS 

#65. The Rapidity Dependence of Complementary Two-Particle Correlation and Fluctuation Observables in Relativistic Nuclear Collisions. Neil Fraylick, BS Computer Engineering Candidate, COE; George Moschelli, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#66. Comparing Volumetric Data from Different Anatomical MRI Datasets: a Course-based Research Experience with Cloud Computing. Paige Arnold, BS Nursing, CAS; Mikayla Burtch, BS Industrial Design, CAD; Adilur Choudhury, BS Computer Science, CAS; Christian Clark-Broaden, BS Psychology, CAS; Jonas Harrison, BS Computer Science, CAS; DiOnna Hill, BS Psychology, CAS; Damian Hudson, BS Psychology, CAS; Andrew Marcinak, BS Mechanical Engineering, CoE; Noah Radcliff, BS Computer Science, CAS; Jacob Van Vleet, BS Psychology, CAS; Abraham Walters, BS Psychology, CAS; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor

#67. A digital adaptation of the for visual search trail making test. Black Jordan, BS Mechanical Engineering, CoE; Audrey Boudro, BS Interior Architecture, CAD; Nathan Brown, BS Business Management, CBIT; Maria Donato, BS Physics, CAS; Dylan Karges, BS Physics and Computer Science, CAS; Connor Davis, BS Finance, CBIT;  Kent Madak, BS Finance, CBIT; Maliea May, BS Psychology, CAS;  Hannah Miller, BS Interior Design, CAD; Danny Newsome, BS architecture design, CAD; Aaron Ortiz, BS Interior design, CAD; Jack Paesano, BS Computer Science, CAS; Erika Reed, BS Interior Design, CAD; Caryn Sailor, BFS Graphic Design, CAD; Olivia Siedlecki, BS Business-Marketing, CBIT; Kayden Smith, BS Biomedical Engineering, CoE; Nicole Waldenmeyer, BS Business Admin; CBIT; Jordon Woytas, BS Psychology, CAS;  Abby Zambeck, BS Interior Architecture, CAD;  Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#68. Cognitive Processes Underlying Meme Comprehension. Ava G. Cole, BS Clinical Psychology Candidate, CAS; Dana Vulaj, Psychology Candidate, CAS; Hamad Al-Azary, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS

#69. Black Hole As Diverging Lens. Reinali Calisin, BS Physics Candidate, CAS; Scott Schneider, PhD, Professor, CAS

#70. Lagrange Points and Station Keeping. Alec Ferensic, BS Physics Candidate, CAS; Scott Schneider, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS;

#71. Study of the Demographic Differences in LTU Students “Sense of Belonging”: Student Engagement, Stereotype Vulnerability, Stereotype Threat. Juliana Azzi, MS Architectural Engineering Candidate COE, Amelia Faulkner, BS Psychology Candidate CAS, Damian Hudson, Psychology Candidate CAS, Ty Faulkner, Instructor, CAS; Matthew Cole, PhD, Associate Professor, CBIT

#72. Text To Emotion Program with Tkinter and Support Vector Machines. Ryan J Fleury, BS Computer Science, CAS.

#73. Designing spaces to create a mutualistic relationship between humans and insects. Courteney Gazdik, B.Arch, M.Arch Candidate

#74. Botnet Detection. Zahraddeen Gwarzo, PhD, CBIT

#75. Investigating Water Quality at LTU. Joseph Borbolla, Lauren Lanphear, Lauren Porter, Mark Remell, Joel Smith, Daniel Shargel, PhD, CAS


Room M210
2:30
Application of Machine Learning Integrated with a Camera for Visual Inspection. Roger J. Franzel, BS Robotics Engineering Candidate, COE; James A. Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, BS Robotics Engineering, Director, MS Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, COE

2:50: Factors Affecting Dust Deposition on PV Panels and Mitigation Techniques Considering the Climate of Saudi Arabia. Abdurahman Albaradi, PhD Mechanical Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

3:10: Effects of Bearing Design Parameters on the Frequency Response Method for Setting Bearing Preload During Assembly: Analytical Model Update and Experimental Setup. David Gruzwalski, PhD Mechanical Engineering candidate, COE; James A. Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

3:30: Development of a Baja SAE Data Acquisition System. Nicholas Hubbard, MS Mechatronic Systems Engineering Candidate, COE; James Mynderse, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

3:50: A Deployable Tensegrity Microrobot For Minimal Invasive Interventions. Sichen Yuan, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Christian Kazoleas, BS ME Candidate, COE; Kaushik Mehta, BS ME Candidate, COE; Hao Jiang, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

4:10: Design of a Kangaroo-Inspired Running Robot. Hamid Vejdani, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Badih Jawad, PhD, Professor, COE; Vernon Fernandez, PhD, Associate Professor, COE

Room M217
2:30
: Investigating Lighting Quality in Office Workstations: A Combined Approach Utilizing Virtual Reality and Physical Workstations. Roxana Jafari, PhD, Assistant Professor, CoAD; Piers MacNaughton, PhD, Vice President of Health Strategy, View Inc.; Alina Osnaga, BS, Architecture, CoAD.

2:50: Exploring Surface Materiality and Illuminance Mapping Using High Dynamic Range Imaging and Lambertian Approximation. Arpan Guha, PhD, Senior Lecturer, COE

3:10: Predicting CO2 Levels In a Private Office Space with the Use of an Infrared Array Sensor. Pedro A. Checo, MS Architectural Engineering, COE; Deok-Oh Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE.

3:30: Universal Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based occupant comfort control framework for IoT Technology. Deok-Oh Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE

3:50: Historiography and Digital History Games: The Past Is What We Play It. Stephen Mallory, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAD

4:10: 3D Game for Teaching Quadric Surfaces. Sambhav Gupta, Dual Enrollment, CAS; Wisam Bukaita, Ph.D, Lecturer, CAS

Room M218
2:30
: An Evaluation of the Methods for Determining the Efficacy of UV-C Germicidal Lights. Julie Zwiesler-Vollick, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Jeffrey Busick, BS Chemical Biology, CAS; Janet Price, PhD, VP, JustLight PBC

2:50: Identifying and Targeting Circulatory Biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer Associated Cachexia. Irfana Muqbil, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

3:10: Understanding the Cultural Beliefs, Values and Attitudes of Nurse Leaders About Intimate Partner Violence: A Mini-Ethnonursing Study. Margaret M. Glembocki, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, CSC, FAANP, Assistant Professor of Nursing, CoAS

3:30: Computational Time Difference and Accuracy Between Quantum and Classical Computing Using a New Program Distribution Method. Neil Fraylick, BS Computer and Electrical Engineering Candidate, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director MSAI, COE

3:50: Improved Prediction Accuracy and Classification of Bone Using Machine Learning with Hounsfield Unit. Paul Ilovan, BS Electrical Engineering, COE; George Pappas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director of MSAI, COE

4:10: An Exploration of the Possible Applications of Cold Plasma in Surface Modifications and Film Depositions. Rebecca Almandoz, MSME Candidate, COE; Robert W. Fletcher, PhD, Professor, COE

Room M336
2:30
: Using VIX in Conditional Covered-Call Strategy: SPY Case. Connor Davis, BSBA Candidate, CBIT Scott Efrusy, BSBA Candidate, CoBIT Pavlo Tsebro, PhD, Associate Professor, CBIT

2:50: Psychometric Properties of the SOAR Scale. Matthew Cole, Associate Professor, PhD, CBIT; Jacqueline Stavros, DM, Professor, CBIT

3:10: A Multiple Case Study Exploration of Resilience, Disclosure, And Workplace Behavior in LGBTQ Employees. Matthew Ripper, DBA, Assistant Professor, Sienna Heights University

3:30: Can AI Really Understand Metaphors? A Test of Semantic Processing Algorithms. Hamad Al-Azary, PhD, Assistant Professor, CAS

3:50: Professional Skepticism for Engineers. Michael Lancina III, PhD, Assistant Professor, COE; Franco Delogu, PhD, Associate Professor, CAS; Matthew Cole, PhD, Associate Professor, CBIT

4:10: Spillover Effects of Automated Speed Enforcement and Red-Light Cameras. Mubarak Aldossari Ph.D. Civil Engineering Candidate; Nishantha Bandara, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor