Fall 2006 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Christina Aguila

Jeevitha E. Martin

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering/ Materals Science Engineering

Professor Nancy DaSilva

Synthesis of Biopolymers in the Yeast Kluyveromyces lactis

Suleman Ahmed

Han Huang

Biological Sciences/ Sociology

Biological Sciences

Professor John C. Fox
Professor Shahram Lotfipour

Sensitivity of Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma (FAST) to detect clinically significant injuries in Pediatric Patients with Blunt Abdominal Trauma

Minoo M. Ahooie

Diana N. Mankaruse

Jonathan T. Sham

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Ozdal Boyraz

Digital Wireless Optical Radio

Lawrence Alexander

David J. Beerer

Timothy Charland

Praveen De Silva

Kevin Hung
  
  

John Kim
  

Chad Maynard

Jason Murray

Howard Ngo

Jennifer Nguyen
  

Catherine Phan
  

Kia Ravanfar

Cesar Rivadeneyra
  

Rhett Roback

John N. Shaver

Dennis Tam

Philbert Teh

Michael Tran
  

Grant Vousden-Dishington

An B. Vu
  

Jeffrey Wilschke

Albert Ye

Peter Yu

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/ Material Sciences
Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Biomedical Engineering/
Premed

Aerospace Engineering/
Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/
Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/
Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Robert H. Liebeck

Design/Build/Fly

David P. Arndt

Eric T. Cheung

Patrick Nguyen Huu

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor John C. LaRue
Professor Richard Nelson

Development and Characterization of Microplasma Pumps for Use in MEMS Devices

Jacob A. Arnold

Physics/ Mathematics

Professor Elizabeth J. Barton

Analysis of Star Formation Bursts in Closely Interacting Galaxy Pairs

Alineh Avanessian

Robert S. Barlow

Calvin C. Liu

Salvador Mayoral
 
 

Ka Y. Ng

Michele Q. Pham

Catherine Phan
  

Theodore P. Reynolds

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/
Material Science
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor John C. LaRue

SAE Aero Design (Cargo Plane)

Antony I. Abinader

Arya Ahmadi-Ardakani

Matthew W. Bennett
  

Hsiang-Cheng Chu

Adam De-Nyangos

Erik Rubow

Andria L. Welsh

Leon J. Wen

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin
Professor Benjamin Villac

UCI Satellite Project (UCISAT)

Elena M. Briber

Robyn M. De Guzman

Charlotte A. Perebinossoff

Jessica D. Rabanzo-Florse

Zahna M. Simon

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance/ sociology

Dance/ Chemistry

Professor Alan Terricciano

UCI ACDF Conference

Heather J. Diaz
  

Kawai E. Helenbolt
  
  

Katherine H. Moest
  

Richard L. Reaser III

Elizabeth Webb
  

Louis Zhao

Environmental Analysis &
Design

Environmental Analysis &
Design/ Criminology, Law &
Society

Environmental Analysis &
Design

Social Ecology

Environmental Analysis &
Design

Environmental Analysis & Design/ Urban Regional Planning

Professor H C. Clitheroe
Professor Daniel S. Stokols

Aldrich Park - Creative Student Visions

Suzy L. . Ghov
  

Tom J . Yang

Psychology/ Minor in
Management and Biology

Economics

Professor Mary L. Kean

National Student Advertising Competition Research: Target 13-24

Jessica F. Gutierrez
  

Amanda S. Naoufal

Psychology & Social
Behavior

Psychology

Professor Wendy A. Goldberg
Professor Meret Keller

Mothers’ Responsiveness to Their Young Children’s Night Wakings

Jawdat M. Hantuli

Steven V. Nguyen
  

Mahmoud Sabha

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/
Psychology

Psychology

Professor Ralph E. Purdy

The Effect of Microgravity on RhoA and Myosin Light Chain Phosphatase Activity in Vascular Smooth Muscle Contraction

Mohammad R. Hasan

(Ian) Yiu Sing Lau

Sein Lin

Christopher Lu

Electrical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor John C. LaRue
Professor Richard Nelson

Data Acquisition System

Angelina M. Hernandez

Biological Sciences

Professor James L. McGaugh
Professor Benno Roozendaal
Professor Marcelo A. Wood

Gloucocorticoid Modulation of Memory: Do Glucocorticoids Enhance Memory Consolidation Via Histone Acetylation?

Christopher T. Higgins

Linda T. Tran

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Wei K. Tsai

QoS Performance of VoIP in WiFi Networks

Tram N. Do

Julia L. Hoang

Elise Luong

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Steve Franks
Professor Arthur E. Weis

Field-Based Estimates of Assortative Mating in Brassica rapa

Dee Dee L. Hui

Nathan Nguyen

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Professor Ayman S. Mosallam
Professor Ayman S. Mosallam

Experimental and Numerical Investigations on the Behavior of Composite Bolted Joints

Patrick Burns

Nana Kanzaveli

Drama/ Sociology

Drama/ Education

Professor Donald D. Hill

Panama Productions Presents: Broadway Flops

Joshua C. Icuss

Michael J. Klopfer

Eric Richard

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Professor George E. Miller

Improved Radon and Radon Daughter Collection Using Electrostatic Methods

Bailey A. Damast

Shannon A. Goldsborough

Gabriela E. Gutierrez

Jacob A. Knobel

Leah A. Miron
  

Sarah E. Whitten

Drama

English/ Drama

Drama

Informatics

Drama/ Film and Media
Studies

Drama

Professor William P. Rauch

V-Day UCI

Alicia M. Langton

Environmental Analysis &
Design

Professor Richard Matthew

The Sustainability of Waste Management at UCI

Perry G. Lai

Jarrod L. Larson

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor John C. Fox

An Analysis of Emergency Department Bedside Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis

Jarrod L. Larson

Elana Neches

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor John C. Fox

Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter (ONSD) in Patients Undergoing Head CT in the Emergency Department

Brian J. Gorda

Faruk Leric

Yevgeni Rubin

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering/
Computer Engineering

Professor John C. LaRue
Professor Richard Nelson

Low Noise Amplifier

Wen Hou

Sean Li

Scott J M. McLaughlin

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Syed Ali Jafar
Professor Guann-pyng Li

RFID Antenna Design

Hong Hoa T. Do
  
  

Andrew M. Marquez

Mechanical Engineering/
Materials Science
Engineering

Materials Science Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Professor Farghalli A. Mohamed

Flow Localization During Superplastic Deformation in a High Purity Zn-22% Al Alloy

Behshied Mashhoon

Biological Sciences

Professor Laurence Mueller

Physiology of Late Life in Drosophila melanogaster

Micaela C. De Lauro

Jessica E. Matzen

Drama

Drama

Professor Cynthia M. Bassham
Professor Michael Hooker

Radio Drama

Pamela McQueen

Noosheen Nafissi

Psychology

Biological Sciences

Professor Ilona S. Yim

Acute Neuroendocrine Stress Responses and the Perception of Emotional Faces in a Multiethnic Sample

Jessica C. Brueckner

Ashleigh D. Menhadji

Neurobiology

Neurobiology/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Professor Shahram Lotfipour

Use of Ultrasound to Risk-Stratify Pregnancy Outcome in Emergency Department Patients with First Trimester Vaginal Bleeding

Naoko Fushimi

Roger S.. Moon

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Edward K.. Wong

Animal Model for Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

Joshua R. Insalaco

Adrienne S. Mueller
  

Rodrigo J. Romero

Dane M. Svenningsen

Drama

Drama/ minor in
Management

Drama/ Drama

Drama

Professor Eli Simon

Clownzilla: A Love Story

Jack W. Adams

Kevin M. Carmody

Udara Dharmasena

Kyle R. Duggan

Atsushi Higashiyama

Christian J. Ismawan
  
  

Alex L. Jordan
  
  

Shee A. Kwan
  

Xiao Li

Nick Lyuber

Shawn S. Maghzi

Arturo M. Martin

Aurelio Melendrez

Paul N. Nacu

Vinh D. Nguyen

Umberto Poddigue

Matthew R. Renna

Jeremy R. Roth
  
  

Aanont Santisaranyu

David Seung
  
  

John Sy

Brandon W. Webb

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Materials Science
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Materials Science
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Material Science Engineer

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Materials Science
Engineering, English minor

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Materials Science
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin
Professor Michael McCarthy

UCI Formula SAE Racing Team

Salman T. Haque

Rishi K. Patel

Sameer Vadera

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Chin C. Lee

Digitally Automated Temperature Control with Real-Time Feedback

Marija Pejcinovska

Economics/ International
Studies

Professor Volodymyr Bilotkach

Investigating Airlines Behavior in Response to Changes in Computer Reservation Systems (CRS) Regulations

Christine S. Le

Kathy Phan

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Federico Vaca

Emergency Patients Found to be At Risk for Alcohol Use Problems by a Computerized Alcohol Screening and Intervention Kiosk

Anuj Arora

Dhruv Bhojwani

Nishkaam Mehta

Mohammad H. Qamar

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Mark Bachman

"Motes" as Power Sensors

Amy Blackmon

Christina Neino

Jana Santiago

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Donald Blake

Water Chlorinations’ Affect on Concentrations of Trihalomethane in Pool and Lifeguard Vicinities

Tam Pham

Theresa Shar

Chemical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Allen Kine
Professor John C. LaRue
Professor Richard Nelson

Bonding Glass-to-Glass

Liane Aung

Stacey Aung

Nicholas Hendricks

Janelle Junio

Sharon Kung

Krystal Matsuyama

Sue Murray

Omar Olivas

Marissa Osato

Jenna Otter

Kathleen Rooney

Kimberly Shimasaki
  

Randall A. Smith
  

Philip Vicars

Carlina Villaverde

Courtne Zimmerman

Dance

Criminology, Law & Society

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance/ Performance

Dance

Dance/ Literary Journalism

Dance/ Premedical

Dance

Dance/
Choreography/Performance

Dance/
Choreography/Performance

Dance

Dance

Dance/ Performance

Professor Donald McKayle

UCI/UCSB Dance Exchange

Anthony Brock

Tim Charland

Kenneth Chen

James Costanzo
  
  

Lauren D'Ornellas

Hong-Hoa Do

Daryl Dris

Travis Gomez

Kevin Gubitz

Anthony Haw

Yen Hoang

David Langan

Ta Chih Lin

Raul Martinez

An Nguyen

Arjun Parulkar

Vrajeshkumar Patel

Sam Pirahanchi

Ronald Ronquillo

Manish Sinha
  

Paul Solos

Brandon Stark

Shao-Ping Sung

Roman Vaisman

Yi Wang
  

Leon J. Wen

Howard Wong

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Material Science
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science &
Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/
Aerospace Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin
Professor Kenneth Mease

UCI Rocket Project

Roy B. Taggueg
  
  

Alicia Tieman

Psychology & Social
Behavior/ Criminology, 
Law, and Society

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Roxane C. Silver

Community Response to Man Made Trauma: Analysis of Laramie, Wyoming and Jasper, Texas

Cindy Q. Tran

Economics/ Accounting (Minor)

Professor Volodymyr Bilotkach

Airbus-380 versus Boeing-787: Which Aircraft Has Brighter Future?

Nalani Queja

Sidney H. Truong

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Rimal Bera

Learning Methods and Memory in Schizophrenia

Erick Russell Elchico
  

Diana H. Pham

Winnie Tsai

Diana P. Vu

Andrew D. Vu

Aerospace Engineering/
Bioengineering: Premed

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Jae Ho Baek
Professor Petra Wilder-Smith

Oral Care Self Efficacy Education For Underserved Population of El Testerazo, Mexico

Quoc M. Nguyen

Kaivalya J. Vyas

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/
Psychology

Professor Shin Lin

Correlation Study between Ultra-Weak Photon Emission and Metabolic Activity in Advanced Practitioners of Transcendental Meditation and Control Subjects: Possible Evidence for the “Imperfection Theory” of Biophotonics

Adisa T. Anderson

Shatina D. Williams

Psychology

Sociology/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Professor Jeanett Castellanos

Academic Disparities Between African American Males and Females: Measuring Academic Persistence

Cynthia L. LaCoe
  

Eric R. Wong

Psychology & Social
Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Roxane C. Silver

Prior Loss as a Predictor of Distress in the Appraisal of Other Losses

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