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The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270.745.6565
Fax: 270.745.2987
Email: academy@wku.edu

 

2017-2018 CALENDAR 

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 21
Preview Day

November 3-5
Closed Weekend

November 11
Preview Day

November 21-26
Closed Weekend (Thanksgiving)

December 4-8
Finals Week

December 8
Winter Break - Building Closes at 7pm 

Class of 2018 Research Outcomes

 

Publications

Ryumae, K.  (2017).  Proceedings from National Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017: Computing an algorithm to detect three-dimensional objects in space.  Memphis, TN.

           Mentor: Dr. Qi Li, WKU Computer Science

 

 

Presentations

Cecil, W. (2017). A study of mercury in bald eagle feathers. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Kate Webb, WKU Chemistry.

Conkright, B. (2017). The effect of chemical sympathectomy on mouse sleep using piezoelectric technology. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Biology

Cook, M. (2017). Understanding bioaccumulation factors in plants to absorb rare earth elements. Presented at Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Yan Cao, WKU Chemistry

Curry, C. (2017). Exploring viral diversity through the comparison of mycobacteriophages Squiggle and Trufflatree. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Fernando, J. (2017). The isolation and characterization of phages Ruvinda and Haiitspooja. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Freeman, C. (2017). Comparison of Pemberly and Jeggs: An exploration of bacteriophage diversity. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Froedge, H. (2016). Mixed valence layered vanadate electrode for rechargeable batteries. Presented at Kentucky Academy of Sciences, Louisville, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Bangbo Yan, WKU Chemistry

Froedge, H. (2017). Mixed valence layered vanadate electrode for rechargeable batteries. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Bangbo Yan, WKU Chemistry

Fuller, G. (2017). The toxic effects of gold nanoparticles on C. elegans morphologies. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Nilesh Sharma, WKU Biology

Guernsey, E. (2017). Comparison of Pemberly and Jeggs: An exploration of bacteriophage diversity. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Guernsey, E. (2016). Inhibition of 6-phosphofructo-2-kinase/fructose-2,6-bisphosphatase (PFKFB4) induces cell cycle arrest.  Presented at Research!Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Sucheta Telang, Neonatal Medicine, Univ. of Louisville

Harris, J. (2017). The isolation and comparison of mycobacterium and arthrobacter phage. Presented at Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Hart, C. (2017). Planar diagram codes of knot diagrams. Presented at Kentucky Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Berea, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

Kanthawar, A. (2016). Can we use student research in mathematics to heal all wounds?. Presented at WKU 36th Annual Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Kanthawar, A. (2017). On the control and identifiability of models in wound healing. Presented at Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium, Des Moines, IA.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Kanthawar, A. (2017). Uniquely identifying parameters in a differential equation model using practical identifiability. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Kanthawar, A. (2017). Uniquely identifying parameters in a differential equation model using practical identifiability. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Kanthawar, A. (2017). Using optimal control theory to treat chronic wounds with oxygen therapy. Presented at Posters at the Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Kanthawar, A. (2017). Using optimal control to treat chronic wounds with oxygen therapy. Presented at Joint Mathematics Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Krishna, N. (2016). Can we use student research in mathematics to heal all wounds? Presented at WKU 36th Annual Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Krishna, N. (2017). On the control and identifiability of models in wound healing. Presented at Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium, Des Moines, IA.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Krishna, N. (2017). Uniquely identifying parameters in a differential equation model using practical identifiability. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Krishna, N. (2017). Using optimal control to treat chronic wounds with oxygen therapy. Presented at Joint Mathematics Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Krishna, N. (2017). Using optimal control to treat chronic wounds with oxygen therapy. Presented at Posters at the Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Kwan, H. (2017). Searching for new blazars. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Mike Carini, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Leibman, N. (2017). Impact of deception on writing style. 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Lance Hahn, WKU Psychological Sciences

Naidugari, J. (2017). The isolation and characterization of phages Ruvinda and Haiitspooja. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Nickell, J. (2017). The effect of financial literacy on preventative healthcare usage. Presented at Academy of Economics and Finance Conference, Charleston, SC.

Mentor: Dr. Johnny Chan, WKU Finance

Nickell, J. (2017). The effect of financial literacy on preventative healthcare usage. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Johnny Chan, WKU Finance

Perez, M. (2017). Exploring viral diversity through the comparison of mycobacteriophages Squiggle and Trufflatree. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Perez, M. (2017). Using the bacteriophage HK022 nun protein to selectively control the expression of a targeted gene. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Pullum, K. (2017). Effect of acute sleep fragmentation upon morphology and density of astrocytes in hippocampal and hypothalamic tissue. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Biology

Rajendran, N. (2017). The relationship between maternal physical activity and infant motor development. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Rachel Tinius, WKU Exercise Science

Reilly, M. (2017). Dung beetle diversity in the Costa Rican cloud forest. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Keith Philips, WKU Biology

Ryumae, K. (2017). Computing an algorithm to detect three dimensional objects in space. Presented at Northern Kentucky Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Highland Heights, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Qi Li, WKU Computer Science

Ryumae, K. (2017). Computing an algorithm to detect three dimensional objects in space. Presented at National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Memphis, TN.

Mentor: Dr. Qi Li, WKU Computer Science

Ryumae, K. (2017). Computing an algorithm to detect three dimensional objects in space. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Qi Li, WKU Computer Science

Sewalls, H. (2017). Computer simulations of conformations of large dynamic proteins. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Sarah Edwards, WKU Chemistry

Sewalls, H. (2017). Computer simulations of conformations of large dynamic proteins. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Sarah Edwards, WKU Chemistry

Simpson, O. (2017). Collection, isolation, and analysis of arthrobacter bacteriophages Birdperson and Djoodi. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Simpson, O. (2017). The isolation and comparison of mycobacterium and arthrobacter phage. Presented at Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Taylor, C. (2017). Mechanochemical synthesis of platinum compounds.  Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Kevin Williams, WKU Chemistry

Tomko, M. (2017). Collection, isolation, and analysis of arthrobacter bacteriophages Birdperson and Djoodi. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Tomko, M. (2017). Understanding bioaccumulation factors in plants to absorb rare earth elements. Presented at Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Yan Cao, WKU Chemistry

Wilkerson, P. (2017). A hands-on radio telescope for WKU. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Steven Gibson, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Williams, M. (2017). Cepheids in open clusters. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Mike Carini, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Zhu, B. (2017). Parallelizing Monte Carlo tree search for dots and boxes. Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Zieba, D. (2017). BioCloud middleware. Presented at 47th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Michael Galloway, Computer Science

Zieba, D. (2017). Creating an abstraction layer and balancing jobs on top of existing command-line bioinformatics pipelines and tools, Presented at National Consortium for Specialized STEM Schools, Worcester, MA.

Mentor: Dr. Michael Galloway, Computer Science

Zieba, D. (2016). QIIME 2 cloud. Presented at Association for Computing Machinery Mid-Southeast Conference, Gatlinburg, TN.

Mentor: Dr. Michael Galloway, Computer Science

Zieba, D. (2017). QIIME 2 cloud. Presented at Posters at the Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

Mentor: Dr. Michael Galloway, Computer Science

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