Research Day 2015

On Friday, October 30, 2015, the Washkewicz College of Engineering hosted Research Day at the CSU Student Center Ballroom. The event featured a poster session highlighting the cutting-edge research being conducted by the College and a keynote presentation from Dr. Rickey Shyne, Director of Research and Engineering from NASA-Glenn Research Center. The College also announced the winners of this year’s Research Day poster session:

1st place
Activated Microglia Differentially Regulates Neural Stem Cell Phenotype and Neural Outgrowth Within Co-cultures
Student Author: Kurt Farell
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chandra Kothapalli

2nd place
A Real-time Virtual Muscle System for Prosthesis Control
Student Author: Sandra Hnat
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ton van den Bogert

3rd place
A Rapid Pressure Swing Adsorption Process for the Improvement of Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Student Author: Aaron Moran
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Orhan Talu

In addition, the Awards Committee identified two Honorable Mentions:

Ultrasensitive, rapid detection of infectious bacteria
Student Authors: Anup Sam Mathew, Luo
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Siu-Tung Yau

The Response of Anisotropic Colloids to a Polarized Electrode
Student Authors: Cornelius A. Obasanjo and Sri Harsha Nuthalapati
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Christopher L. Wirth