Spring 2012 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

 

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Jahanzeb Ashraf

Quentin Dietz

Sharango Kundu

Elaine Ngo

Sandy Ortiz

Monil Patel

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Computing

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Biological Sciences

Professor Peter Bowler

Growing and Extracting Biofuel From Algae

Christopher J.. Barber

Xu Yang M. Ko

Urban Studies/ Classical Civilization

Comparative Literature/ History

Professor Anne Walthall

Emperors, Chieftains, and Daimyos: The New Military Ideal in Eastern Asian Societies

Michael Beto

Kayvon Hossenini

Wei-Ju Kuo

Junyan Peng

Ashley Robinson

Merna Salama

Eriberto Vargas

Elmer Wei

Bernice Wu

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Professor Hung D. Nguyen

UC Irvine AIChE Chem-E-Car

Alvin Cao

Sungwon Kim

Materials Science Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Chemistry

Professor Farghalli Mohamed

Grain Boundary Analysis of Ultra-fine Grained Aluminum Alloy

Ashlie P. Chhean

Lauren B. Chin

Business Economics

Business Administration

Professor Siew Hong Teoh

Sensation Seeking and Trading Activity of Congressmen

Dilip R. Das

Jin Soo Kim

Chemical Engineering/ MINOR IN MATERIALS SCIENCE

Materials Science Engineering

Professor Farghalli A. Mohamed

Corrosion Properties of Ultra-Fine Grained and Commercial Aluminum

Phoebe Dedman

Phoebe Dedman

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor Sunny Karnani

Characterizing Bio-Derived Fuel Surrogates

Jahanzeb Ashraf

Quentin Dietz

Sharango Kundu

Elaine Ngo

Sandy Ortiz

Monil Patel

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Computing

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Biological Sciences

Professor Peter Bowler

Growing and Extracting Biofuel From Algae

Jose A. Escobar

Christian Rodriguez

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Angela F. Lukowski

Memory and Generalization in Childhood

Sarah Bauer

Kimberly R. Bridgewater

Sarah Castro

Brita Crain

Kelsey E. Gerber

Cyla Grisso

Kaylyn Hopkins

Anna Mariscal

Dance

Dance-Choreography

Dance/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Dance

Dance/ Sociology

Dance

Dance

Anthropology

Professor Lisa Naugle

Improvisation and Choreography Workshops and Research in Spain and Italy

Omeid Heidari

Cassidie S. Thomas

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Professor Brandon Brown
Professor Julie Rousseau

HPV Vaccine and STI/Sexual Health Education Acceptability among a Largely Latino Population

Ngoc-Tram Huynh

Michael Liu

Joel Ramirez

Keli Tahara

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Professor David Kilgore

A Survey on Faculty and Residents at UCI Family Health Center: Attitudes and Knowledge

Jahanzeb S. Ashraf

Seyed Ali A. Khalessi Hosseini

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Stephanie M. Reich

Infantile Feeding Habits and Health Outcomes during the First 18 Months of Life

Jahanzeb Ashraf

Quentin Dietz

Sharango Kundu

Elaine Ngo

Sandy Ortiz

Monil Patel

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Computing

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Biological Sciences

Professor Peter Bowler

Growing and Extracting Biofuel From Algae

Katherine R. Liptrap

Allison A. Tanaka

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Angela F. Lukowski

An Examination of the Effects of Sleep Quality and Napping Behavior on Cognitive and Social-Emotional Performance in University Students

Ngoc-Tram Huynh

Michael Liu

Joel Ramirez

Keli Tahara

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Professor David Kilgore

A Survey on Faculty and Residents at UCI Family Health Center: Attitudes and Knowledge

Alexandra Chindris

Gina M. Machiaverna

Criminology, Law & Society/ Psychology and Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Elizabeth Loftus
Professor Lawrence Patihis

Comparing Five Different Memory Distortion Paradigms

Kyle M. Boos

Terri L. Chang

Joshua E. Ferguson

Camille B. Macalinao

Grant E. Moe

Information & Computer Science

Psychology

Computer Science & Engineering

Psychology

Psychology

Professor Jeffrey L. Krichmar

Biologically-Inspired Robot Swarms for Search and Rescue Missions

Michael Lum

Shravya R. Nagurla

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine

Professor William Tang

Microfluidic Platforms for Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells

Andrea M. Navarro

Tracey Tien

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

Microfabricated Fluidic Platform with Piezoelectric Transducers for Studying the Biomechanics of Cardiomyocytes

Jahanzeb Ashraf

Quentin Dietz

Sharango Kundu

Elaine Ngo

Sandy Ortiz

Monil Patel

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Computing

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Biological Sciences

Professor Peter Bowler

Growing and Extracting Biofuel From Algae

Casey R. Burgwald

Bryan Luu

Thinh Nguyen

Vincent Nguyen

Materials Science Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering/ Materials Science Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Farghalli Mohamed

An Investigation into the Corrosion and Biocompatibility Properties of Cryomilled-Spark Plasma Sintered Nanostructured Titanium

Thomas T. Doan

Hoang D. Nguyen

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Elizabeth F. Loftus
Professor Lawrence Patihis

Achievement and Personality

Jahanzeb Ashraf

Quentin Dietz

Sharango Kundu

Elaine Ngo

Sandy Ortiz

Monil Patel

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Computing

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Biological Sciences

Professor Peter Bowler

Growing and Extracting Biofuel From Algae

Jahanzeb Ashraf

Quentin Dietz

Sharango Kundu

Elaine Ngo

Sandy Ortiz

Monil Patel

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Computing

Aerospace Engineering

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Philosophy

Biological Sciences

Professor Peter Bowler

Growing and Extracting Biofuel From Algae

Howard M. Diep

Michelle L. Pham

Viola Van

Stephanie Wong

Political Science/ Asian American Studies

Biological Sciences

Anthropology/ Public Health

Sociology/ Psychology

Professor Linda Trinh Vo
Professor Thuy Vo Dang

Interactive History: Vietnamese American Elders’ Stories

Aswini Ponnaluri

Abdullah Siddiqui

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine

Professor William Tang

Finite Element Analysis Using Piezoelectric Material to Study Contractility of Cardiomyocytes

Ngoc-Tram Huynh

Michael Liu

Joel Ramirez

Keli Tahara

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Professor David Kilgore

A Survey on Faculty and Residents at UCI Family Health Center: Attitudes and Knowledge

Tiffany M. Anguiano

Arnel V. Sancianco

Drama

Drama

Professor Luke H. Cantarella

Jet of Blood: A Venture Through the Mind of Artaud

Ngoc-Tram Huynh

Michael Liu

Joel Ramirez

Keli Tahara

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Biological Sciences

Neurobiology

Professor David Kilgore

A Survey on Faculty and Residents at UCI Family Health Center: Attitudes and Knowledge

Shichun Ling

Allison A. Tanaka

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Angela F. Lukowski

Examining Relations between Child Sleep Habits and Cognitive Functioning

Diane-Marie Aguilar

Tracy P. Dinh

Janey Quach

Lucinda Tang

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Jean Gehricke
Professor Tim Wigal

Cigarette Smoking, Motivation, and Workplace Performance in Smokers with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Renee Cheung

Erick Cruz

Athanasios M. Kaplanis

Konstantinos C. Kaplanis

Jaydeep Kar

Alexander M. Mercado

Silvestre Pineda

Jesus J. Ramos

Ash Shih

Jacqueline L. Thomas

Alireza Zavar

Materials Science Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor Robert H. Liebeck
Professor Kenneth Mease

AIAA Human Powered Airplane

Kevin Santiago

Roger Tu

Biomedical Engineering

Biological Sciences

Professor Michelle Khine

Functional Alignment of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes on Shrink-Film Multiscale Wrinkels to Promote Maturation

Danny Baldo

Meghan B. Knight

Jonathan Varela

Biomedical Engineering: Premedicine

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Anna Grosberg

Investigating the Relationship between Curvature of Boundaries and Myofibril Self-­‐assembly

Scott P. Gettinger

Ina Liu

Christopher A. Miliotti

Cameron R. Ruatta

Timothy Wang

Muhammad Zaman

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Informatics

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering/ Informatics

Professor Benjamin F. Villac

UCISAT-II C&DH

Maxwell J. Daly

Jared Hatland

Stephanie Kwok

Brian G. Soriano

Jessica Trieu

Timothy Wang

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering, Material Science Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Professor Benjamin F. Villac

UCISAT-II High Voltage Power System

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