Fall 2007 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Madihha Ahussain

Allina M. Hightower

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Sociology

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Elizabeth Cauffman

The Effects of Incarceration on the Development of Aggressive Behavior Among Juvenile Offenders

Teresa Alejandrino

Kevin R. Bujo

Materials Science Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor James Earthman

Analysis of Fatigue Strength of Porous Titanium Compacts for Orthopedic Implants

Yanina Barrera

Amy R. Blackmon

Christina Neino

Jantammy Vargas

Chemical Engineering

Biological Sciences

Chemistry

Biological Sciences

Professor Donald R. Blake

Identification of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in the Air above Indoor Swimming Pools and Jacuzzis

Arya L. Ahmadi-Ardakani

Matt W. Bennett

Howard W. Fu

Peter W. Hall

James Hu

Keita W. Imai

Derek Lee

Erik W. Rubow

Viviana L. Villarreal

Andria L. Welsh

Leon L. Wen

Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/ Mathematics

Electrical Engineering/ Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering/ Minor, Biomedical Engineering

Computer Engineering/ Mathematics

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering/ Minor, Biomedical Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin
Professor Benjamin Villac

UCI Satellite

Omar T. Bhakhrani

Cole Chamberlain

Saad Enam

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Economics/ Electrical Engineering

Professor John C. LaRue
Professor Richard Nelson

Multi-Channel Amplifier for Neural Interface

Anjali H. Bhatt

Nassim Lashkari

Biomedical Engineering

Biological Sciences/ Anthropology

Professor Tareg Bey
Professor Doug Brosnan
Professor Shahram Lotfipour

Barriers to Obtaining Health Insurance Among Patients Presenting to University-Based Emergency Department and the Efficacy of Patient Education on Access to Health Insurance

Daniel Brahan

Miles L. Chen

Henry Lang

David E. Millar

Po-Tsung Wu

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor James Bobrow

Chainless Challenge

Sanda E. Cea

Sean M. O'Rourke

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Glenn E. Healey

Remote Sensing Imagery: Acquisition, Transmission, and Analysis

Abhishek Chadha

Nicholas Olivas

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Biological Sciences

Professor Christine M. Gall

A Potential Treatment for Fragile X Dendritic Spine Abnormalities

Irene R. Chang

Vidal A. Cortes

Erika Martinelli

Eric Poomiwatracanont

Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Professor Betty Olson
Professor Betty H. Olson
Professor Jan Scerfig

Laboratory Model of Anaerobic Manure and Food Waste Treatment for Energy Recovery

Kevin Chicas

Manal Hanna

Political Science

Criminology, Law & Society

Professor Carroll Seron

Collaborative Research: Developing Diverse Leadership in Engineering

Bryan T. Chow

Bonnie L. Lo

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Art History

Professor David Camerini

Express and Purify Novel Human β-Defensins Genes and Test for Anti-HIV 1 Activity

John D. Boyde

James T. Costanzo

Hong-Hoa T. Do

Mark A. Epelbaum

Aydin D. Haj-Manouchehri

Kevin Launglucknavalai

Raul E. Martinez

Erik G. Myers

An T. Nguyen

Thang Q. Pham

Anthony W. Rossi

Aleksey D. Volodchenkov

Jeffrey S. Wilschke

Leah S. Zaragoza

Aerospace Engineering/ Material Science

Mechanical Engineering/ Materials Science Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/ Material Science Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Kenneth D. Mease

UCI Rocket Project

Candice Cross

Rachel B. Pace

Dance

Dance

Professor Lisa Naugle

Transfer Student Art Collaboration Project

Satoru Emori

Brian James

Jimmy Vo

Materials Science Engineering

Materials Science Engineering

Materials Science Engineering/ Chemical Engineering

Professor Regina Ragan

Upgrade of an Ultra-High Vacuum Scanning Probe Microscopy System and Characterization of Platinum Nanostructured Catalysts

Daniel T. Eskander

Biological Sciences

Professor Yi-hong Zhou

The Role of PAX6 on Suppression of Angiogenesis in Glioma

Dulce M. Chavez

Wilson S. Figueroa

Monica M. Sharif

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Salvatore Maddi

Hardiness and Its Effect on Achievement in Transfer Students Versus Entering Freshmen

Clare E. Greene

English/ European Studies

Professor Steven Mailloux

Universal Obligations of Badiou's Political Militant

Cassandra P. Diaz

Andrea R. Johnston

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Criminology, Law, & Society

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Jennifer L. Skeem

Can You Push a Moral Button on a Psychopath?: The Presence of Self Conscious Emotions in Psychopathy Subtypes

Tina P. Kapadia

Ashleigh D. Menhadji

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Professor Christian Fox
Professor Shahram Lotfipour

Prospective Evaluation of Ultrasonographic Measurement of the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter and Invasive Monitoring of Intracranial Pressure

Usme Khusbu

Maria R. Martinez

Psychology & Social Behavior

Criminology, Law & Society/ Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Roxane C. Silver

Negative Outcomes of Media Exposure Following the Virginia Tech Shooting

Eunice Kim

Studio Art

Professor Shelby Roberts

The Visual Ephemeral

Syed Ali

Adam C. Ebnit

Evan Gorski

Dylan T. Klee

Madeline Lie

Kim Nguyen

Ryan Peaslee

Liem T. Pham

Mechanical Engineering/ Minor In Management

Mechanical Engineering/ Aero. Engr., Mat. Sci. Engr., Management Minor

Mechanical Engineering/ Materials Science

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering/ Material Science Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin
Professor Michael McCarthy

Formula SAE Vehicle

Jacob A. Knobel

Emily Kuhlmann

Informatics

Art History

Professor Don Hill
Professor Mandy Mount
Professor IN PROCESS

V-Day UCI

Stephanie L. Ho

Richard P. LeClair

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Professor Adam Martiny

Contribution to Net Primary Productivity by Marine Picophytoplankton

Jennifer Le

Allison V. Leung

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Shahram Lotfipour
Professor Jeffrey Suchard

Demographic Survey of Emergency Department Patients with “Spider Bite” Lesions

Alex Chung

Donson H. Liu

Jackie Young

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Professor Ayman Mosallam

UCI Steel Bridge

Kelly T. Le

Nancy Luu

Daniel R. Rosenbaum

Biological Sciences/ Psychology

Biological Sciences/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Biological Sciences

Professor Edward K. Wong

Visual Rehabilitation for Patients with Hemianopia

Andrew D. Lazo

Behshad Matin

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Philosophy

Professor Sunny Jiang

Harmful Algal Blooms in Response to Nutrients and Temperature in Coastal Oceans

Lawrence Alexander

Alex Arredondo

Ryan Banuelos

Mariel Cisneros

Adam Ebnit

Jackson Hartman

Kevin Hung

Patrick Huu

Chad Maynard

Howard Ngo

Jennifer Nguyen

Calvin Nguyen

Octavio SanPedro

Philbert Teh

Michael Tran

Peter Tsai

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Material Science, Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Material Science

Biomedical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Robert Liebeck

Design/Build/Fly

Yaron Alfi

Travis M. Colesen

Allan E. Eggleton

Sam Luu

Salvador Mayoral

Philip Stahlhuth

Patrick Viste

Brian Walker

Aerospace Engineering/ Management

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Materials Science Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Literary Journalism

Professor John C. LaRue

UC Irvine Aero Design 2008

Julie Ann M. Minaai

Marc Andrew V. Nunez

Dance

Dance

Professor Lisa Naugle

Studying the Diversity of Performing for a Live Audience in Relation to a Telematic Performance

Michael B. Morales

Anna M. Wilson

Drama

Drama

Professor Daniel G. Busby

Godspell

Nadia Nabulsi

Mohsen Rafizadeh

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Athina Markopoulou

Distributed Denial of Service Attack, Implementation of Systematic Distribution of Filters

Dan Ho

Tim Ngo

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Michael Rose

Reverse Evolution of Development Time in Drosophila Melanogaster

William H. Nguyen

Bat-Jargal Solongo

Chemistry/ Biological Sciences

Chemistry

Professor Athan J. Shaka

Catalyst-Induced Acetylation of Sugar for Better Elucidation of Molecular Structure through NMR Spectroscopy

Tuong Van D. Nguyen

Graciela Perez

Biological Sciences

Not On This List/ Public Health Sciences

Professor Mohammad R. Lenjavi
Professor Curt A. Sandman
Professor Paul E. Touchette

Does Length of Day Influence Frequency of Maladaptive Behavior and Sleep Efficiency in Individuals With Developmental Disabilities?

Yosuke Arai

Joseph A. Carbajal

Ashkaan Hushmand

Andrew J. Kim

Nathan V. Nguyen

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Professor Ayman Mosallam

2007-08 Concrete Canoe

Tuong Van Nguyen

Samer Roumani

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Michael Burns
Professor Shahram Lotfipour

A Comparative Study Between Tigecycline and Ceftriaxone Sodium Plus Metronidazole in Treating Patients With an Intra-Abdominal Infection

Ralph Ocampo

Michelle Yuen

Materials Science Engineering

Materials Science Engineering

Professor Farghalli Mohamed

Pulsed Electrodeposition of Nanocrystalline Nickel

Vivian E. Chinn

Vladimir E. Ochoa

Biological Sciences

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Professor David Camerini

A Pan HIV-1 Proteomic Chip for Subtype Specific Diagnosis of Viral Infection

Joel Montano

Carla M. Osorio-Veliz

Sociology/ Economics

Sociology

Professor Rodolfo D. Torres

The Proletariat of the 21st Century: Oral Histories of Low-Wage Service Workers

Snehal Y. Pathak

Sociology

Professor Samuel Gilmore
Professor Jennifer Lee

South Asian American Ethnic Identity

Kevin Peng

History

Professor Emily Rosenberg

American Exceptionalism and Conflict

Liane A. Aung

Stephen D. Diaz

Nick Hendricks

Kimiko K. Johnson

Will E. Johnston

Janelle C. Junio

Sharon J. Kung

Shannon I. Kurashige

Krystal A. Matsuyama

Marc A. Nunez

Marissa L. Osato

Jenna N. Otter

Jessica D. Rabanzo-Flores

Kari M. Richardson

Kaitlyn M. Shipley

Randall A. Smith

Phil D. Vicars

Ching Ching Wong

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance/ Management Minor

Dance/ Mechanical Engineering

Dance

Dance/ Economics

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance/ Literary Journalism

Dance/ Biology

Dance/ Sociology

Dance/ Biology

Dance/ International Studies

Dance/ BFA Performance and Choreography

Dance

Dance

Professor Donald McKayle

UCI/UCSB Dance Exchange

Nadia Nabulsi

Mohsen Rafizadeh

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Athina Markopoulou

Distributed Denial of Service Attack, Implementation of Systematic Distribution of Filters

Kathleen Q. Dang

Kelly T. Le

Nancy Luu

Daniel R. Rosenbaum

Hung P. Truong

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Psychology

Biological Sciences/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Professor Edward K. Wong

Development and Characterization of an Animal Model for Neurotrophic Keratitis (NK)

Lawrence E. Alexander

Andrew R. Anderson

Rhett E. Roback

John N. Shaver

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Not On This List

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Robert Liebeck

Enhanced Yacht Stability

Chirag Gandhi

Amanda M. Shin

Biological Sciences

Environmental Analysis & Design

Professor Oladele Ogunseitan

Proteomic Assessment of Mercury Resistance and Detoxification by Bacillus cereus Isolated from San Diengo Creek, California

Sepehr Shojaei

Wanchi Zeng

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor John C. Fox
Professor Christian Fox
Professor Shahram Lotfipour

A Prospective Evaluation of Bedside Ultrasound in the Emergency Department for Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis.

Yeo-Joo Kim

Christopher M. Shymansky

Biological Sciences

Chemical Engineering

Professor Rachel W. Martin

Cell-Free Expression of Mouse and Bovine? S-Crystallin

Nick Refuerzo

Negin Singh

Film & Media Studies

Drama

Professor Don Hill

The Living Room Tour

Aide M. Soria

An-Ha T. Tran

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Frances M. Leslie

Age Differences in Behavioral and Neural Responses to Acute and Subchronic Nicotine Administration

Angelica A. Byrne

Richard A. McClure

Charles Stoianovici

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Psychology

Chemistry

Professor Bernard Choi

In Vivo and In Vitro Characterization of Dimethyl Sulfoxide Optical Clearing Potential

Hwanmoon Lee

Shao-Ping Sung

Li-Cheng Tsung

Andrew Yung-An Yang

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Mark Bachman

Design of a Wearable Health Sensor Mote

Andrew K. Treister

Biological Sciences

Professor Devin K. Binder

Will a Wild-Type Mouse and a Mouse Deficient of AQP4 Exhibit Differences in Capabilities of Declarative Memory?

Hung P. Truong

Neurobiology

Professor Michael Louie

Vessel and Ureter Sealing

Mo Aboul-Zelof

Denver S. Vaughn

Erika Weinheimer

Drama

Drama

Drama

Professor Donald D. Hill

Fallujah Good

Andrew D. Vu

Biological Sciences

Professor John Billimek
Professor Quyen Ngo-Metzger
Professor Dara Sorkin

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine to Control Type 2 Diabetes Among Vietnamese and Hispanic Patients

Olivia D. Nguyen

Diana H. Pham

Andrew D. Vu

Diana P. Vu

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Petra Wilder-Smith

Oral Care Hygiene for Underserved Population of El Testerazo, Mexico

Atitkumar R. Patel

Paulo r. Pavia

Justin D. Willey

Chemistry/ Pharmacy

Chemistry

Chemistry

Professor Fillmore Freeman

Singlet-Triplet Gaps, and Mechanisms of Cycloadditions, Dimerizations, Insertions, and Rearrangements of 1,2-Oxazol-3-ylidenes: A Computational Study

Erik D. Homsapaya

Emily C. Luiz

Jordan L. Wood

Political Science/ Minor: Business Management

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Minor: Business Management

Film & Media Studies

Professor Robert Mancuso

The National Student Advertising Competition

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