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Class of 2019 Research Outcomes


Publications

Embry, E. (2019). Deposition of metal particles onto semiconductor nanorods using an ionic liquid.  Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 10, 718-724.  doi: 10.3762/bjnano.10.71

        Mentor: Dr. Lawrence Hill, WKU Chemistry

Singai, M. (2018). The eastern Nearctic species Rasvena ternaCheck List: The Journal of Biodiversity Data, 14(4), 657-663.  https://doi.org/10.15560/14.4.657

Mentor: Dr. Scott Grubbs, WKU Biology

Wheeler, S. (2018). Haptic distance ratio estimation: The geometry of space within the Hands.  Perception, 47(12), 1166-1178.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0301006618809937

Mentor: Dr. Farley Norman, WKU Psychological Sciences

Wheeler, S. (2019). The recognition of solid object shape: The importance of inhomogeneity.  i-Perception, 10(4), 1-14.  doi: 10.1177/2041669519870553

Mentor: Dr. Farley Norman, WKU Psychological Sciences

 

Presentations

Agrawal, P. (2018). Greedy Minesweeper algorithm. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY. 

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Agrawal, P. (2018). Performance of the parallelized Monte-Carlo tree search approach for dots and boxes. Presented at the 18th Annual Posters-at-the-Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Agrawal, P. (2018). Performance of the parallelized Monte-Carlo tree search approach for dots and boxes. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Agrawal, P. (2019). Parallelizing Monte-Carlo tree search for dots and boxes. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Ateyeh, A. (2018). Using global sensitivity analysis to find influential parameter in a wound-healing model. Presented at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), Knoxville, TN.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ateyeh, A. (2019). Using global sensitivity analysis to find influential parameters in a wound-healing model. Presented at the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ateyeh, A. (2018). Using mixed effects modeling and global sensitivity analysis to find influential parameters in a wound-healing model. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ateyeh, A. (2018). Greedy Minesweeper algorithm. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Ateyeh, A. (2019). Finding the most influential factors which control the healing of chronic wounds. Presented at the Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ateyeh, A. (2019). Finding the most influential factors in the healing of diabetic foot ulcers. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ateyeh, A. (2019). Finding the most influential factors which control the healing of chronic wounds. Presented at the Kentucky Mathematical Association of America, Danville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ateyeh, A. (2019). Presented at the Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair, Richmond, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Aubry, D. (2018). Modeling rocket performance. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Aubry, D. (2019). Understanding student thinking from “wrong” answers. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Scott Bonham, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Avula, A. (2018). Creating clock-centered diagrams used to explain physics principles relating relativity/time on other planets. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr.  Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Battle, A. (2018). Utilizing Dijkstra's algorithm for campus navigation. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentors: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Baunach, S. (2019). Developing a mobile app. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY 

            Mentor: Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Brown, G. (2018). Traffic simulation coding. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Brown, G. (2019). Nanopore DNA sequencing, a novel technology applied to the analysis of newly discovered bacteriophages. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Brown, G. (2019). Nanopore DNA sequencing, a novel technology applied to the analysis of newly discovered bacteriophages. Presented at the 4th Annual Small Genome Discovery Symposium, Lexington, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Chumbler, I. (2018). Mercury bioaccumulation in bats from Mammoth Cave National Park. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Cathleen Webb, WKU Chemistry

Chumbler, I. (2018). Mercury bioaccumulation in bats from Mammoth Cave National Park. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Cathleen Webb, WKU Chemistry

Chumbler, I. (2018). Pancake stacking. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Chumbler, I. (2019). Mercury bioaccumulation in bats from Mammoth Cave National Park. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Cathleen Webb, WKU Chemistry

Clements, B. (2018). Bracelet pattern generator. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Congleton, H. (2019). Influence of environmental conditions on the stability of emulsions containing droplets stabilized by whey protein-kappa-carrageenan complexes. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Hannah (John) Khouryieh, WKU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Congleton, H. (2019). Effect of kappa carrageenan on the oxidative stability of whey protein stabilized oil-in-water emulsions. Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL. 

            Mentor: Dr. Hannah (John) Khouryieh, WKU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Coulter, S. (2019). Morse code mastery. Presented at the Maker Faire Bowling Green, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Davis, D. (2018). Utilizing the Eigenface algorithm for facial recognition within small data sets. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Davis, D. (2019). Electrohydraulic forming. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Morteza Nurcheshmeh, WKU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Devarakonda, K. (2018). Rubik's cube tutorial program. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science 

Devarakonda, K. (2019). The effects of photo-activated graphene quantum dots on bacterial deactivation. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Ali Er, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Dosier, C. (2018). Forest understory biodiversity of Cloudbridge Nature Reserve. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Martin Stone, WKU Agriculture 

Dosier, C. (2018). Modeling rocket performance. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Ellis, M. (2019). Advancing the study of social support in trauma and PTSD: An overview of a novel experimental approach. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Matthew Woodward, WKU Psychological Sciences

Ghanta, R. (2018). A predator-prey computational game. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Gray, P. (2019). Simulating structural fluctuations in bound and unbound proteins. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Sarah Edwards, WKU Chemistry

Hedrick, E. (2018). Protocols for UHF and UCCSD potential energy curves. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Maddox, WKU Chemistry

Hedrick, E. (2019). Morse potential coordinates and Latin hypercube sampling in three dimensions. Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL.

            Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Maddox, WKU Chemistry

Hendrickson, E. (2018). Analysis of the bioaccumulation of methylmercury in the organs and tissues of bald eagles. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Cathleen Webb, WKU Chemistry

Hendrickson, E. (2018). Discovery and genomic analysis of mycobacteriophages Chotabhai and Barabhai. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Hendrickson, E. (2018). Recreating Deal or No Deal. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Hendrickson, E. (2019). Analysis of the bioaccumulation of methylmercury in the organs and tissues of a bald eagle. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Cathleen Webb, WKU Chemistry

Hendrickson, E. (2019). Analysis of the bioaccumulation of methylmercury in the organs and tissues of a bald eagle. Presented at the Kentucky Junior Academy of Sciences, Frankfort, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Cathleen Webb, WKU Chemistry

Hoffman, G. (2018). A comparative analysis of two novel phages Childish and Klause. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

   Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Hoffman, G. (2018). Traffic simulation coding. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Irirhamye, E. (2018). Analyzing the efficiency of reforestation efforts in regaining carbon storage in a Costa Rican cloud forest. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

   Mentor: Dr. Martin Stone, WKU Agriculture

Irihamye, E. (2018). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen species yield in cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the Kentucky Honors Roundtable, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Irihamye, E. (2018). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen species yield in cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Irihamye, E. (2018.) Utilizing the Eigenface algorithm for facial recognition within small data sets. Presented at 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Irihamye, E. (2019). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen species yield in cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the 18th Annual Posters-at-the-Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Irihamye, E. (2019). L-Serine reduces ROS yield in cisplatin treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the American Auditory Society 46th Annual Scientific and Technology Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Irihamye, E. (2019). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen species yield in cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Irihamye, I. (2019). Genealogical history and admixture proportion of tiger salamanders in Black Lake, Mono County, California. Presented at the Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN.

            Mentor: Dr. Jarrett Johnson, WKU Biology

Irihamye, I. (2019). Genealogical history and admixture proportion of tiger salamanders in Black Lake, Mono County, California. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Jarrett Johnson, WKU Biology

Karl, K. (2018). Modeling the effects of negative stimuli on organs over time. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentors: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Kitchen, S. (2019). Herbaceous understory biodiversity in various successive states of the Costa Rican cloud forest. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Martin Stone, WKU Agriculture

Knerr, M. (2018). A comparative analysis of two novel phages Childish and Klause. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Knerr, M. (2018). The effect of light pollution on immunoresponse and neurogenesis in zebra finches. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Biology

Knerr, M. (2018). A computational amino acid contiguous sequence assembler. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Knerr, M. (2019). Artificial light at night on biomarkers in zebra finches. Presented at the Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Biology

Lamb, E. (2018). A comparison of the newly discovered bacteriophages Lilizi and HenryJackson. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Lamb, E. (2018). Modeling the effects of negative stimuli on organs over time. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Menezes, T. (2018). Detecting flypes using planar diagram codes. Presented at 2018 Kentucky Mathematical Association of America Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

Menezes, T. (2018). Rubik's cube tutorial program. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Menezes, T. (2018). Detecting and performing flypes using planar diagram codes. Presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Atlanta, GA.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

Menezes, T. (2019). Detecting and performing flypes using planar diagram codes. Presented at the KY-WV LSAMP Annual Research Symposium, Huntington, WV.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

Menezes, T. (2019). Detecting flypes using planar diagram codes. Presented at the Kentucky Section of the Mathematics Associaion of American, Danville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

Mitchell, L. (2019). Longitudinal study of water quality in Jennings Creek, Bowling Green, Kentucky: Urbanization impacts on karst groundwater. Presented at the Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

            Mentor: Jason Polk, WKU Geography and Geology

Mitchell, L. (2019). Longitudinal study of water quality in Jennings Creek, Bowling Green, Kentucky: Urbanization impacts on karst groundwater. Presented at 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Jason Polk, WKU Geography and Geology

Mitchell, L. (2019). Longitudinal study of water quality in Jennings Creek, Bowling Green, Kentucky: Urbanization impacts on karst groundwater. Presented at the 18th Annual Posters-at-the-Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

            Mentor: Jason Polk, WKU Geography and Geology

Mitchell, L. (2019). Presented at the Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair, Richmond, KY.

            Mentor: Jason Polk, WKU Geography and Geology

Moolani, S. (2018). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen yield in Cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the Kentucky Honors Roundtable, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Moolani, S. (2018). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen yield in Cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Moolani, S. (2019). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen yield in Cisplatin-treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the 18th Annual Posters-at-the-Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Moolani, S. (2019). L-Serine reduces ROS yield in Cisplatin treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at the American Auditory Society 46th Annual Scientific and Technology Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology 

Moolani, S. (2019). L-serine reduces reactive oxygen species yield in Cisplatin treated zebrafish utricles. Presented at 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Smith, WKU Biology

Patterson, C. (2018). Discovering and comparing bacteriophages Struki and Doctordiddles. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Pendleton, K. (2018). Time series analysis of the rapid optical variability observed in blazars with NASA's K2 mission. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Carini, WKU Physics and Astronomy 

Peterson, C. (2019). The geopolitical basis of support for expanded gambling in Kentucky. Presented at the Kentucky Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Scott Lasley, WKU Political Science

Pike, R. (2018). Encoding and decoding messages in Android applications. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Poole, E. (2019). Building synergies between natural, cultural & built heritage sites: Strengthening links between biospheres, world heritage sites, geoparks, and other designations. Presented at the UNESCO EuroMAB: Man and the Biosphere Programme, Dublin, Ireland.

            Mentor: Chris Groves, WKU Geography and Geology

Portmann, P. (2019). Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy with gold-silver core-shell nanoparticles. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Matthew Nee, WKU Chemistry

Reddy, R. (2018). Using global sensitivity analysis to find influential parameter in a wound-healing model. Presented at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), Knoxville, TN.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Reddy, R. (2019). Using global sensitivity analysis to find influential parameter in a wound-healing model. Presented at the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Reddy, R. (2018). Using mixed effects modeling and global sensitivity analysis to find influential parameters in a wound-healing model. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Reddy, R. (2019). Finding the most influential factors which control the healing of chronic wounds. Presented at the Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Reddy, R. (2019). Finding the most influential factors in the healing of diabetic foot ulcers. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Reddy, R. (2019). Finding the most influential factors which control the healing of chronic wounds. Presented at the Kentucky Mathematical Association of America, Danville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Reddy, R. (2019). Presented at the Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair, Richmond, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Richard Schugart, WKU Mathematics

Ringo, W. (2018). A comparison of bacteriophages Fresapreciosa and Rainyjennifer with similar phenotypes. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Ringo, W. (2018). Features for 6 mycobacteriophage. Presented at 10th Annual Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Science Education Alliance (SEA)-PHAGES Symposium, Ashburn, VA.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, Dr. Claire Rinehart, and Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Ringo, W. (2018). Microstructure and properties of layered transition metal carbides (Ti3C2Tx) MXenes phases. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Sanju Gupta, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Ringo, W. (2018). Analysis of audio files. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Ringo, W. (2019). Scanning electrochemical microscopy of transition metal carbides (ti3c2tx) MXenes phases with different interlayer spacing for renewable energy. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Sanju Gupta, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Roebker, E. (2018). A predator-prey computational game. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Sairajeev, S. (2018). The discovery and genomic comparison of two novel bacteriophages Cardisan and Kahve. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Sairajeev, S. (2018). Methodology and demonstration of electrocardiogram interpreter "Jaysax." Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Sairajeev, S. (2019). Synthesis of platinum anticancer compound oxalato(1,4-dimethylpiperzine) platinum(II). Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Kevin Williams, WKU Chemistry

Sairajeev, S. (2019). Synthesis of platinum anticancer compound oxalato(1,4-dimethylpiperzine) platinum(II). Presented at the Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Kevin Williams, WKU Chemistry

Shapiro, H. (2018). Discovery and comparison of bacteriophages Kalnoky and Hankaysha. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Shapiro, H. (2019). Unimodal and cross-modal shape recognition. Presented at the Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.

            Mentor: Farley Norman, WKU Psychological Sciences

Sheth, A. (2018). Recreating Deal or No Deal. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentors: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Singai, M. (2019). The eastern nearctic species Rasvena Terna (Frison, 1942) (Plecoptera, Chloroperlidae). Presented at the KY-WV LSAMP Annual Research Symposium, Huntington, WV.

            Mentor: Dr. Scott Grubbs, WKU Biology

Stekardis, J. (2018). A comparison of bacteriophages Fresapreciosa and Rainyjennifer with similar phenotypes. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Stekardis, J. (2018). Methodology and demonstration of electrocardiogram interpreter "Jaysax." Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Stephens, G. (2019). Investigating the correlation between depression and word usage. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Lance Hahn, WKU Psychological Sciences

Stewart, A. (2018). Discovery and comparison of bacteriophages Kalnoky and Hankaysha. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Stewart, A. (2018). De novo prediction of the tail and capsid structure of mycobacteriophage MooMoo. Presented at the Kentucky Honors Roundtable, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Stewart, A. (2018). De novo prediction of the tail and capsid structure of mycobacteriophage MooMoo. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Stewart, A. (2019). De novo prediction of the tail and capsid structure of mycobacteriophage MooMoo. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Strunjas, A. (2018). Discovering and comparing bacteriophages Struki and Doctordiddles. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Strunjas, A. (2018). The effects of acute sleep fragmentation on microglial cells. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Biology

Strunjas, A. (2018). Creating clock-centered diagrams used to explain physics principles relating relativity/time on other planets. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Strunjas, A. (2019). Effects of sleep fragmentation and chemical sympathectomy on microglial cells. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Biology

Thompson, B. (2019). Discovering and comparing bacteriophages Cici and Malec. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart and Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Thompson, B. (2019). Discovering and comparing bacteriophages Cici and Malec. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claire Rinehart and Dr. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Tran, J. (2018). Analysis of audio files. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Ulhs, I. (2018). A comparison of the newly discovered bacteriophages Lilizi and HenryJackson. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Ms. Naomi Rowland, WKU Biology

Vaughn, S. (2018). Pancake stacking. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Huanjing Wang, WKU Computer Science

Vaughn, S. (2019). Studying the perceived outcomes of college students who believe they learn in only one way. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Lisa Duffin, WKU Psychology

Volk, E. (2019). The effect of parenting on youth behavior leading to suspensions. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists 2019 Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

            Mentor: Dr. Thomas Gross, WKU Psychology

Volk. E. (2019). Utilizing Dijkstra's algorithm for campus navigation. Presented at the 38th Annual Western Kentucky University Mathematics Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics, and Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU Computer Science

Vowels, L. (2019). Effects of subsurface water availability on tree growth in a bottomland plantation along the Green River. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Albert Meier, WKU Biology

Ward, Z. (2018). Contemporaneous ground-based observations of blazars observed with NASA's K2 mission. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Carini, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Ward, Z. (2019). Ground truth observations of blazars observed with NASA's K2 mission. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Michael Carini, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Ward, Z. (2018). Validating K2 blazar variability with contemporaneous ground-based observations. Presented at 48th Annual WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

    Mentor: Dr. Michael Carini, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Wheeler, S. (2018). Haptic distance ratios: The geometry of space within the hands. Presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2018 Annual Meeting, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Farley Norman, WKU Psychological Sciences

Wheeler, S. (2018). Haptic distance ratios: The geometry of space within the hands. Presented at the Psychonomics Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

            Mentor: Dr. Farley Norman, WKU Psychological Sciences

Whittle, M. (2019). River bed analysis in the Mammoth Cave area. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Nahid Gani, WKU Geography and Geology

Yan, D. (2019). Observation and analysis of hummingbird aggression at flowers versus feeders. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Martin Stone, WKU Agriculture

Young, L. (2019). Trait anxiety and procrastination predict surface study strategy use. Presented at the 49th Annual Western Kentucky University Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY.

            Mentor: Dr. Jenni Redifer, WKU Psychology


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