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Student Research Symposium

The 2012 Student Research Symposium took place on August 3, 2012 in INSCC. Students were given the opportunity to present their summer research projects in either a poster, or talk format. Awards were given out to the best presentations and posters (images below, click to enlarge).

The 2012 Student Research Symposium program, which includes a schedule of presentations and abstracts, can be found here (PDF).

Student Research Symposium


Ben Czaja's presentation, "Orbital Parameters & Milky Way Models"

Poster Session

Poster Session

Poster Session

Poster Session

Advising Session

Best Oral Presentation: Graduate Students


Jeff Hodges, 1st Place

Kipp van Schooten, 2nd Place

Anne Marie Schaeffer, Nabraj Sapkota (Not pictured) Honorable Mention

Best Oral Presentation: Undergraduate Students


Scott Temple, 1st Place

Dylan Gregersen, 2nd Place

Michael Primrose & Zach Anderson, Honorable Mention

Best Poster Presentation: Undergraduate & Graduate Students


Anne Marie Schaeffer, 1st Place

Lia Papadopoulos, 2nd Place

Sophia Dimas & Sarah Tyler (not pictured), William Talmadge, Honorable Mention

Posters

Graduate Student Posters


Temperature Dependence of Molecular Motor Activity
Weili Hong & Michael Vershinin
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Investigating Gallium Nitride Nanowires for Solar-Driven Electrochemical Water Splitting
Yuchen Yang, Anil Ghimire, Ben Tessler & Jordan Gerton
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

High Pressure Superconducting Phase Diagram of Rubidium Iron Selenide
William Talmadge1, Anne Marie Schaeffer1, Luis Balicas2 & Shanti Deemyad1
1Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT , USA.
2National Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Undergraduate Student Posters


The Affect of High Pressures on Virus Activity
Lia Papadopoulos1, Scott Temple1, Anne Marie Schaeffer1, William Talmadge1, Tang Xiaolin1,2, Pei-I-Ku1,2, Shanti Deemyad1 & Saveez Saffarian1,2
1Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
2Center for Cell & Genome Science, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Melting Curve of Lithium
Anne Marie Schaeffer, William Talmadge, Scott Temple, Shanti Deemyad
Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Using Nanotechnology to Study Planet Formation
Sophia Dimas, Sarah Tyler, Jessica Johnston, Analía Dall'Asén, Inese Ivans, Jordan Gerton & Benjamin Bromley
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
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