Spring 2015 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Maria Bangash

Anhthu Dang

Biological Sciences

Pharmaceutical Science

Professor Wei Ling Lau

Cerebral Microbleeds in Chronic Kidney Disease

Stephanie Fernandez

Karen E. Godinez

Sociology/ Psychology

Sociology/ Psychology

Professor Jeanett Castellanos

The Academic Persistence of Latina/o Commuters: A Psychosociocultural Perspective

Brenda J. Avalos

Christian M. Gutierrez

Psychology

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Angela Lukowski

Sleep Study

Isaac Gu

Vinicius Hidalgo Ribeiro

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor Yun Wang

Flywheel

Ongelle O. Johnson

Anne-Marie C. Leiby

Dance-Performance

Dance/ Biology minor

Professor Kelli Sharp

The Flouring Possibilities of Intellectual Growth within the Realm of Exercise Science at the Tsukuba Summer Institute

Alexandra Perebikovsky

Laura Yu

Physics

Physics

Professor Marc Madou

Effects of Hypergravity on C. elegans Worms Cultivated on a Microfluidic Disc

Kasthuri Sivagnanam

Jasmine Zhang

Mechanical Engineering

Undeclared

Professor Michelle Khine

Wearable Flexible Shrink Strain Sensors for Point-of-Care Health Monitoring

Jimmy H. Li

Shengtian Zhou

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Professor Mohammad A. Al Faruque

System Software for Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems—Conducting Efficient Controllers for Batteries of Electric Cars

Katherine E. Bailey

Christopher L. Gomez

Emily F. Wong

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology

Professor Sarah D. Pressman

Gender Difference in the Stress Response to a Social Rejection Manipulation

Timothy S. Casasola

Princess Lauren N. Montemayor

Kristen Moy

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Sarah Pressman

Do Professors who Express Duchenne Smiles Receive Better Student Evaluations?

Patricia D. Cortez

Qi Shi

Iris Zeng

Psychology/ Public Health Policy

Computer Science

Computer Science

Professor Jacquelynne Eccles
Professor William Tomlinson
Professor Cathy Tran

Down With Food: An Educational Mobile Game

Katherine E. Bailey

Christopher L. Gomez

Emily F. Wong

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology

Professor Sarah Pressman

Personality-Based Differences in Reactivity to Cell Phone-Induced Stress-Reduction during Social Exclusion Manipulation

Mikaela A. Grimm

Katlyn N. King

Kristen Moy

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Sarah D. Pressman

The Effects of Smiling on Social Exclusion

Farah Arabi

Onalli Gunasekara

Kelly Hong

Electrical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Gregory N. Washington

Aerial Triage & Surveillance: Hand Motion Recognition Quadcopter

Tim Casasola

Mikaela Grimm

Lauren Hofschneider

Aerospace Engineering/ PSB

Aerospace Engineering

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Sarah Pressman

Great Expectations: The Influence of Positive Affect on Moral Decision-Making

Lauren Hofschneider

Katlyn N. King

Princess Lauren N. Montemayor

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Elizabeth F. Loftus
Professor Sarah Pressman

Choice Blindness and Pain

Cathryn E. Loo

Blair Paez

Kimberly Reyes

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Philosophy

Professor Michelle Fortier
Professor Sarah Pressman

The Connection between Nurse Smiles and Postoperative Pain in Children

Cathryn E. Loo

Blair Paez

Kimberly Reyes

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Michelle Fortier
Professor Sarah Pressman

Do Parental Smiles Improve Child Distress

Abigail K. Chin

Shuang An Liang

Emily K. Provenzano

Psychology & Social Behavior

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Wendy A. Goldberg
Professor Yuqing Guo

An Examination of Changes in Emotion Co-Regulation among Mother and Child Dyads during the Strange Situation

Katherine E. Bailey

Christopher Gomez

Emily F. Wong

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology

Professor John Hunter
Professor Sarah D. Pressman

Psychological and Biological Correlates of Social Rejection and Depression

Richard Cheng

Saho L. King

Laliphat Kositchaimongkol

Ryan C. Razo

Don Raveen S. Solanga Arachchige

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Robert H. Liebeck

Advanced Aircraft Wing Structural Design and Fabrication

Trinh Ho

Lesley Ma

Magie H. Nguyen

Tiffany Pham

Ariel Vu

Daniel Yu

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Public Health Sciences/ Psychology

Pharmaceutical Science

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Xiangmin Xu

Project 1. Cell-Type Specific Septal Innervation of Excitatory And Inhibitory Hippocampal Neurons. Project 2. Circuit Connections of CA1-Projecting Subicular Neurons. Project 3. Stress-Induced Neural Plasticity in the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis

Tiffany M. Chan

Irene H. Chen

Mindy Chin

Mindaugas Galinis

Mary K. King

Ho-Si F. Ng

Eduardo R. Rivera

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Nursing Science

Professor Yuqing Guo
Professor Julie Rousseau
Professor Kathleen Saunders

An Innovative Approach to Mental Health Disparity in Santa Ana Community

Onalli Gunasekara

Dat Huynh

Chu Yi Liu

Linh Ly

Michael Morey

Mehdi Razouane

Samuel Reyes

Kelsey Safar

Edmund Situ

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Professor Robert Liebeck
Professor Kenneth Mease

Human Powered Airplane at UC Irvine

Annika A. Alejo

Jazmine R. Curie

Martha A. Gray

Natalie Matsuura

Rae A. Michaud

Janine A. Montag

Shirine M. Rehmani

Jessica Sanmarti

Cassandra A. Snyder

Emma N. Walsh

Keira R. Whitaker

Dance

Dance/ Art

Dance

Dance-Choreography/ Dance-Performance

Dance

Dance-Choreography/ Dance - Performance

Dance-Choreography/ International Studies

Aerospace Engineering

Dance

Dance-Performance

Dance-Performance

Professor Shaun Boyle

Movement Exchange: Research on Latin Social Dance Forms in the Building of Community

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