Research Day 2015

The 2015 Research Day of the Washkewicz College of Engineering was celebreated on Friday, October 30 in the CSU Student Center Ballroom. The event included a keynote presentation from Dr. Rickey Shyne, Director of Research and Engineering from NASA-Glenn Research Center. There also was a poster session with the latest research findings from the College and the winners of the poster competition were:

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

Students Presenting Colloid Electrode PosterStudents Presenting XML Poster

Photo of AnkurPhoto of Dr. Lili Dong and Students

Photo of Dean and NASA RepsDr. Rickey Shyne, Director of Research and Engineering of NASA-Glenn Research Center

Research Day PostersPoster ballroom shot