Spring 2002 Grant Recipients - (A-F)


Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Alia Aboul-Nasr

Criminology, Law & Society/ Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Richard Matthew

Sanctions in Iraq: An Analysis of the Theoretical and Historical Aspects of Sanctions

Syed Ali

International Studies

Professor Robert Wheeler

Big Companies, Small Cars: Exploration for a Study in Business Development

Iam-Paulo Alvarado

Cognitive Science

Professor Ramesh Srinivasan

Threshold for Visual Suppression During Binocular Rivalry: Using Electroencephalography (EEG) to Investigate the Dynamics of Visual Suppression

Saul Alvarez

Studio Art

Professor Daniel Martinez

American Society Through a Socio-Economical Looking Glass

Stephen Bamattre

Information & Computer Science/ Physics

Professor Charles Zender

Contribution of Resonance Peaks to Absorption by Atmospheric Particulates

Christina Benson

Political Science

Professor Mark Petracca

The Role of the U.S. Supreme Court in Supporting the American Two-Party System

Doriane Besson


Professor Caesar D. Sereseres and Dr. Thomas Parham

Racial Identity of Blacks in a Non Western Society: Racial Development in Belize

Georgiana Bostean

International Studies

Professor Robert Garfias

From the Black Sea Coast to the Shores of the Danube River: Romanian Folk Music in Dobrogea

Evan Brashier


Professor Dennis Castellano


Vanessa Candelaria

English/ Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Pamela Kelley

Student Rights on the Internet

Sean Cawelti


Professor Cliff Faulkner

Theater of Social Consciousness

Pruthvi Chaudhari

Computer Engineering/

Electrical Engineering

Professor Michael Green

Design of Integrated Circuits for High-Speed Optical Communications Networks

Monica Cheung

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Professor Ghassan Kassab

A Growth Algorithm for the Coronary Arterial Tree

Jun Choi

Electrical Engineering

Professors John C. LaRue and Richard D. Nelson

Process Development for Photoexposable PDMS

Ki-Hyun Choi

Electrical Engineering

Professors John C. LaRue and Richard D. Nelson

Nanofluidic Device Fabrication

Woo-Suk Chun

Chemical Engineering

Professor Nancy DaSilva

Engineering of 1,2-Propanediol Production by Kluyveromyces lactics

Lisa Cimbaluk


Professor David Smith

An Evaluation of IMF and World Bank Structural Adjustment Programs

Manuel Cortes

Biological Sciences

Professor Bogi Andersen

Definition of Interaction Partners Among Mammalian Grainyhead-like Proteins

Christine Dang

Biological Sciences

Professor Jeffrey Milliken

Comparison of Transplanted Hearts Preserved With PEG-Hemoglobin or Hypothermic Crystalloid Solution

Jacqueline Dang


Professor John Longhurst

Endogenous Thromboxane A2 and Activation of Excitatory Cardiac Cardiovascular Reflexes Through Cardiac Sympathetic Afferents

Oanhcatherine Do

Biological Sciences

Professor Craig Walsh

The Role of c-FLIP in Regulating T Cell Homeostasis

Janelle Eagle


Professor Keith Fowler


Monica Franco

International Studies

Professor Caesar Sereseres

International Migration