The Student Research Office and Honors College would like to thank all of the Purdue Northwest University students and research mentors who took part in the PNW Days of Discovery.
Almost 400 graduate and undergraduate students took part in this event.
215 oral and poster presentations were given by students over the two day event.
Please join us in congratulating the following students for their Student Research Awards:
Undergraduate Oral Presentation
|First Place||Matthew Wooden, Justin Salgado, and Mingkun Yang||Effective Stress and Upward Seepage Lab Demonstration|
|Second Place||Edwin Salazar and Aaron Morgan||Analysis of Dye Set Improvement at Unilever|
|Third Place||Arturo Garcia, Christian Villavice, Daniel Kerrick, Giulio Fantasia, Sayat Zabikh, and Alexander Angamarca||Solar Car Senior Design Project|
Graduate Oral Presentation
|First Place||Jose Arteaga||Social Media and Intimacy|
|Second Place||Feng Shichao||Detecting Personal Experience Tweets for Health Surveillance Using Unsupervised Feature Learning and Recurrent Neural Network|
|Third Place||Ukoha Emekwo||Solar Light-BiOCl/BiOI Nanoparticles Enabled Degradation of Pharmaceuticals and Tartrazine: An Energy Efficient BiOCI/BiOI Preparatory Method and Catalyst Immobilization Technique|
Undergraduate Poster Presentation
|First Place||Joshua Vandenoever, Samuel Wagman, and Ellis Moore||Electric Field Interaction with Diels-Alder Reactions|
|Second Place||Zhengting Zhu, Jianglin Fan, and Yu Wang||Analysis of Steel Refining Process in an Electric Arc Furnace|
|Third Place||Chih-Hsuan Chang||Effect of Temperature, Water Activity, and Incubation Time on Growth and Aflatoxin Production by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus on Niger seeds|
Graduate Poster Presentation
|First Place||Mialauni Griggs||Clinical Implications for Superwoman Syndrome in African American Women|
|Second Place||Anna Zipay and Hannah Lawrence||Salamander Data Analysis and Citizen Science Research Assessment at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont|
|Third Place||Ashreet Mishra||A Novel Activated Carbon Enabled Steam Generation System Under Simulated Solar Light|
The events formerly known as Student Research Day and Faculty Research & Scholarship Day will be combined into a two day event on April 3 (Westville Campus) and April 4 (Hammond Campus), called PNW Days of Discovery. Please mark your calendars and save the dates for this exciting event.
Schedule of Events
|Westville, Tuesday, April 3||Hammond, Wednesday, April 4|
|8:00 – 9:30||Student Setup|
|9:30 – 10:45||Student Setup||Student Poster/Oral Presentations (Session I)|
|10:45 – 11:00||Opening Remarks|
|11:00 – 12:00||Panel Discussion/Lunch||Student Lunch|
|12:00 – 1:30||Student Poster/Oral Presentations||Student Poster/Oral Presentations (Session II)|
|1:30 – 2:00||Faculty Poster Setup/Faculty Oral Presentations Begin||Faculty Poster Setup/Faculty Oral Presentations Begin|
|2:00 – 3:30||Faculty Poster Presentations, Oral Presentations (1:30-3:30)||Faculty Poster Presentations, Oral Presentations (1:30-3:30)|
|Immediately Following Keynote||Student Awards and Closing Remarks|
|Immediately Following Keynote||Faculty Reception|