NURF Research Presentations

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Location: 202 LaFortune

Several students who have been part of the 2015 NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF) program will present their research at a morning session scheduled for July 22.  The presenters are:

Session 1

9:30am
Anthony Goo (Notre Dame)
"Nanoparticle calibration phantoms for spectral computed tomography"
Adviser:  Ryan Roeder

9:40am
James Dawahare (Notre Dame)
"YAP and TAZ effects on bone formation"
Adviser:  Joel Boerckel

9:50am
Joshua Dempsey (Notre Dame)
"Biocomplexity and uncertainty: Science, technology, and ethics in the real-world case of metal nanoparticles in heavy commercial use"
Adviser:  Kathleen Eggleson

10:00am
Ashley Fuller (Saint Mary’s)
"Thermal properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA): LiClO4 electrolytes for room temperature doping of 2D crystal transistors"
Adviser:  Susan Fullerton

10:10am
Rigel Galindo Esparza (Tec de Monterrey)
"Low leakage, nanometer scale dielectrics for back-gated transistors"
Adviser:  Alan Seabaugh

10:20am Break

Session 2


10:40am
Sushrut Ghonge (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
"Modelling aging of complex networks"
Adviser:  Dervis Vural

10:50am
Luis Cortes Herrera (Tec de Monterrey)
"Engineering optical stability in compact chaotic multipass gas cells"
Adviser:  Anthony Hoffman

11:00am
Edward Hunckler (Notre Dame)
"Removing surface residue from graphene via CO2 annealing"
Adviser:  Susan Fullerton

11:10am
Megan Kilbride (Notre Dame)
"A screen for siRNA nanoparticle pesticides to target mosquito vectors of human disease"
Adviser:  Molly Duman Scheel

11:20am
Jorge Ramirez (University of Texas at El Paso)
"In situ synthesis and self-organized deposition of colloidal silver nanoparticles using atmospheric-pressure plasmas"
Adviser:  David Go

11:30am
Clare Tennant (Notre Dame)
"Sequencing a single molecule of protein"
Adviser:  Greg Timp