Spring 2011 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

 

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Ahsan Ahmad

Paul Coh

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Emiliana Borrelli

Unraveling the Function of the Dopamine D2 Receptor's Isoforms

Geoffrey Blair C. Astudillo

Lydia T. Huang

Daisy A. Lopez

Alexis N. Reeves

Jaclyn L. Spinner

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Johanna F. Shapiro
Professor Roger Walsh

Evaluation of Levels of Compassion and Empathy Preceding and Proceeding a Class

Jaymes C. Bellous

Elliot Davoren

Ifigenia Gonis

Drama

Earth & Environmental Science/ Drama

Drama/ Comparative Literature

Professor Keith Fowler

Eurydice

Grace R. Blankenship

Kimberly Nguyen

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Drama

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Wendy Goldberg

Parent-Adolescent Relationships: Associations with Social Support, Coping, and Affect Among Parents of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Marvin Chan

Kyle James Dykman

Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Professor Martha Mecartney

Computational Modeling of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia with Second Phases

Anita Chen

Joseph W. McCall

Psychology

Psychology & Social Behavior/ CLS

Professor Elizabeth F. Loftus

Do Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory Prodigies Fall Prey to False Memory?

Nicole Choe

Jane Choi

Amanda Kaur

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Public Health Sciences

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Wendy Goldberg

Academic Achievement, Parent Adolescent Relations, and Therapeutic Interventions Among Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Jennifer Condas

Art History

Professor John Wiener

The Ultimate Tastemakers: How Women Revolutionized The New York Art World through Philanthropy, Promotion and Personal Collecting

Wesley T. Fuhrman

Physics

Professor Alexander L. Chernyshev

Antiferromagnetic Spin Waves Under External Magnetic Field: Zero-Point Energy, Frustration, and Magnon Lifetime

Kyle W. East

Stephanie C. Hammel

Chemistry/ Biological Sciences

Chemistry/ Biological Sciences

Professor Athan J. Shaka

The Kinetic Isotope Effect: A Method to Slow Aging? In vivo Measurements in Saccaromyces Cerevisiae and Drosophila melanogaster

Stephany Debski

Lavina Y. Ho

Stephanie M . Martinez

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology/ Anthopology

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Criminology Law & Society

Professor Elizabeth F. Loftus

Memory Beliefs of the Public, Clinical Psychologists, and Criminal Justice System Professionals

Asia N. Hodges

African-American Studies/ Social Science

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III

Contemporary Racial Politics in the Afro-Argentine Community and Resonance to Politics of Global African Diaspora

Hao Hsu

Biological Sciences

Professor Yi-Hong Zhou

Analyzing the Effect of Deletion/Mutation Constructs of EFEMP1 in Glioma Cell Invasion and Anchorage-Independent Growth

Andrew Karman

Tiffany Tu

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Professor Sunny Jiang
Professor Yun Wang

Microbial Desalination Fuel Cells: Phase II

Marjan Koosha

Biological Sciences

Professor Marta Santos

Bottleneck: Does Size Really Matter?!

Lauren T. Law

Nathan Ruff

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Brian Wong

Investigating the Change in Women’s Lip Size from the Year 1960 – 2009 by Measuring Frontal Views of Faces from Vogue, a Popular Women’s Magazine

Jahanzeb S. Ashraf

Seyed Ali A. Khalessi Hosseini

Prianka Kumar

Amit S. Malhotra

Melissa A. McManus

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Engineering

Nursing Science

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Art History

Professor Stephanie M. Reich

The Effects of Maternal Mental Health on Infant Health in the First Eighteen Months of Life

Roya Mirilavassani

Biological Sciences

Professor Andrej Luptak

Exploring Novel Tertiary Contacts Important to Ribozyme Self-Cleavage

Michael W. Lum

Shravya R. Nagurla

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine

Professor William C. Tang

Microfluidic Platform for Capturing Circulating Tumor Cells

Andrea M. Navarro

Tracey Tien

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

Microfabricated Fluidic Platform with PDMS Cantilevers for Studying the Biomechanics of Cardiomyocytes

Veeral V. Katheria

Christopher M. Nguyen

Biological Sciences

Pharmaceutical Science/ Chemistry

Professor Virginia E.. Kimonis
Professor Angele Nalbandian

Characterization of the Neo- VCPR155H/- Knock-In Mouse Model of VCP-associated Inclusion Body Myopathy, Paget disease and Frontotemporal Dementia (IBMPFD)

Kelly R. Novahom

Comparative Literature/ European Studies

Professor Alexander Gelley

“Glasgow’s Miles Better” Phantasmagorical Constructions of the Post Industrial City: Rethinking Glasgow through Art Nouveau

Christopher J. Gilani

Lynne Le

Michael Lino F. Peyton

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Brent Becker
Professor John C. Fox
Professor Shahram Lotfipour

Evaluation of Shoulder Injury In The Emergency Department: Utility of Bedside Ultrasound In The Diagnosis of Acute Shoulder Dislocation

Jennifer L. Prescott

English/ Creative Writing Emphasis, Spanish minor

Professor Andrea Henderson

The Gothic Legacy: From Udolpho to Austen and the Brontës

Ilyssa C. Russ

English/ Anthropology Minor

Professor Jami Bartlett

Emergent Genres: Defining Guidelines, Creating Narrative, and Setting Expectations in Charles Dickens’ Victorian Novel and Early Video Games

Noelle Sepina

African-American Studies/ Political Science

Professor Jared Sexton

U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines and the Politics of Domestic Pacification

Hannah F. Simon

English/ Creative Writing Emphasis

Professor Ron Carlson

Short Stories Discussing the Insane by Hannah Simon

Sihua Mai

Kenny Su

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology/ Biology Minor

Professor Salvatore R. Maddi
Professor Brandilynn Villarreal

The Relationship Between Hardiness and Cognitive Dissonance

Patrick Lavaveshkul

Hirotaka Nakajima

Semir Said

Jacqueline L. Thomas

Giuseppe Venneri

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Robert H. Liebeck

The Human Powered Aircraft for Sport

Thomas Abraham

Tammy Bui

Richard Catura

Tommy Chau

Jennifer Cheng

Chau Diep

Andrew Karman

Sunil Khatri

Nina Naraghi

Tiffany Tu

Yanwen Wu

Yue Zhu

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering/ Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Professor Hung D. Nguyen

UC Irvine AIChE Chem-E-Car

Timothy A. Van Name

Steven T. Westermire

Michael Yang

Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine

Chemical Engineering/ Material Science

Electrical Engineering

Professor William Cooper
Professor Benjamin Villac

UCISAT-II: Purification of Water using Solar Radiation in Lower Earth Orbit

Min Kim

Timothy A. Van Name

Michael Yang

Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine

Electrical Engineering

Professor William Cooper
Professor Benjamin Villac

UCISAT

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