Fall 2001 Grant Recipients - (Group)

Student Name(s) Major Faculty Mentor Project Title

Melissa Gholamnejad
Fatemeh Razavi

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy
Biological Sciences

Professor Ralph Purdy

Effects of Simulated Microgravity on Vascular Contractility: Alteration of Cytosolic Calcium Levels

Mary Blasius
Angela Young

Biological Sciences
Chemistry/ Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professor Donald Blake

Airborne Pollutants in Harbors

Morassa Mohseni
Morvarid Mohseni

Biological Sciences/ Sociology
Biological Sciences/ Sociology

Professor Ralph Purdy

The Possible Effects of Simulated Microgravity on the Tyrosine Kinase Pathway in Carotid and Femoral Arteries

Daniel Kim
Yong Park

Psychology
Psychology

Dr. Jeanett Castellanos

Correlation Between Acculturation and Mental Health in Korean Americans

Eugene Kang
Chris Sween

Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences

Professor Edward Wong

Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)

Melissa Mayorga
Christine Salas

Psychology
Sociology

Dr. Jeanett Castellanos

Multicultural Competency of Student Affair Personnel

Lisa Choensookasem
Jie-eun Woo

Economics
Linguistics/ Spanish

Professor Robin Scarcella

Does Instruction Make a Difference?

Ivan Shum
Lin Swe

Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering

Professor Pai Chou

Embedded System Design (Embedded Web Server)

Justin Hong
Simon Lee

Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences

Professor Michael Rose

Effects of Nutrition on Late-Life Fertility Plateaus in Drosophila melanogaster

Ramy Eletreby
Sharon Lee

Drama/ English
Chemistry/ Drama

Professor John Strain

O.T.U (Opportunities In Theater For Undergraduates)

Alexandra Gangi
Neda Mehr

Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences

Professor Vincent Caiozzo

Is Muscle Plasticity Controlled by Calcineurin and NFAT?

Holly Brevig
Clint Lagbas

Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences/ Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Diana Krause

Estrogen Regulates Cytokine-Mediated Induction of Pro-Inflammatory Agents in Cerebral Blood Vessels

Luis G. Escobedo
Eric Gage

Environmental Analysis & Design
Environmental Analysis & Design

Professor Kristen Day

Safe Routes to School Overall Evaluation

Frank Chen
Lily Liu

Neurobiology
Biological Sciences

Professor Julie Patterson

Measurement of Time Course Effect of Nicotine on Sensory Gating in Schizophrenia

Long Huynh
Tri Nguyen
Paul Romero

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin

Miniature Gas Turbine Engine

Jennifer Cao
Hannah Chang
Weichun Tsao

Economics
Economics/ Sociology
Social Ecology

Professor Gary Richardson

Product Innovation in the Past Millennia: Cheeses of Europe

Michelle Cung
Ronald Ly
Kathy Pham

Applied Ecology
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences

Professor Michael Rose

The Effects of Young Males on Late-Life Fertility in Drosophila melanogaster

Ki-Hyun Choi
Quan Hai
"Karl" Qing Ning
Eugene Wang

Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Professors Richard D. Nelson and John LaRue

Development of a Nanofluidic Microscope

Eduardo Buenviaje
Anry Cheung
Chris Jung
Michael Randall
Nam Tran

Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin

Formula SAE Collegiate Design

Carlos Alcala
Aaron Chan
Nghi Luu
Timothy Mar
Lance Tachibana

Economics
Economics
Economics
Economics/ International Studies
Economics

Professor Gary Richardson

Chinese Immigration to the U.S. in the 19th Century

Rose Han
Christina Hwang
Joanna Kim
Janet Park
Peter Yang

Social Science
Economics
Economics
Economics
Economics

Professor Gary Richardson

Asian Immigration in the Age of Exclusion

Wade Ichinose
Deanna Johnson
Jason Lin
Karen Ngai
Charles Niemoth
Dino Ulanday

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Economics/ Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Professor David Reinkensmeyer

Robotic Device for Body Weight Supported Locomotion Training

Anna Kaiser
Genoa McDowell
Maria Munoz
Greta Schroeder
Sara Walker
Adam Young

Dance
Dance/ Drama
Dance/ Sociology
Dance
Dance
Dance

Professor Israel Gabriel

Bare Bones Dance Theater

Yampier Aguilar

Chakachai Chandsawangbhuwana
Yu Gu
Cory Halbardier
Roy Hwang
Cyndy Lee
Pat-usa Papartassee
John Zheng Zheng Sun

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical
Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Professor James Bobrow

Anteater Bot

Tuan Cao
Chris Catbagan
Chien-wen Chen
Indra Kartawidjaja
David Law
Jeremy Liu
Joe Papac
James Strayer
Tuan Tran
Wakeem Wakeem

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin

Formula SAE Collegiate Design

Angela Boes
Danielle Daguman
Tristen Gire
Anna Kaiser
Marc Macaranas
Jennifer Magpantay
Ellen Ritter
Valerie Salgado
Jessica Summers
Brittany Troutt
Mia Velez

Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance
Dance

Professor Bob Boross

Intensive Study of Jazz Dance: Introduction to the Current Industry and Exposure to the Professional Performance Arena

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