Spring 2018 Grant Recipients - (GROUP)
 

Student Name

Major(s)

Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Rajat Bhardwaj

Vishaal Bhardwaj

Psychology & Social Behavior

Computer Science

Professor John Hipp

Visual Ethnography and Collective Efficacy in Santa Ana, CA

Alexis R. Blacketer

Bahar Pishdadian

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Susan T. Charles

Rumination and Recovering: A Comparison of Sleep Patterns in General College Students vs. Student Athletes

Elizabeth L. Cook

Nestor D. Villegas

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Anthropology

Biological Sciences

Professor Marie P. Cross
Professor Sarah D. Pressman

Biomarkers Related to Positive Affect Coping Strategies

Bismarck Chiang

Branson W. Davis

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Enginering

Aerospace Engineering

Professor Haithem Taha

Pre-Spinning Aircraft Tires

Angelica Fermin

Dawn Murphy

Psychology

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Peter H. Ditto

Fact or Fiction: Motivated Mouse Movements in Ideological Bias

Quoc A. Hoang

Mai Makhlouf

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Marie P. Cross
Professor Sarah Pressman

Evaluating the Implications of High Arousal Positive Affect on Immunological Health

Melissa Huynh

Suyeon Hwang

Psychology

Cognitive Sciences

Professor Charlie Chubb

Assessing Emotional Processing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Kevin L. Chian

Pooya Khosravi

Computer Science

Computer Science/ Biomedical Engineering

Professor Ramesh C. Jain

Identifying Personal Chronicles using Smartphone and Wearable Device Data Streams for Cybernetic Health

Patrick Lam

Steven Snow

Chemistry

Chemistry

Professor David L. Van Vranken

Reaction Predictor

Justin Le

Jerry Lee

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Professor Quoc-Viet Dang

Decentralized Intelligent Coordinating Visualization System

Klaudia Cymerska

Jonathan C. Lim

Biomedical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Gregory Brewer
Professor William C. Tang

Study of Neuronal Tissue Responses from the Hippocampus

Alex Ly

Samin Riazi

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Jack Brouwer

Solar Car Solar Array

Matthew Chan

Chassidy Manlapid

Earth System Science

Environmental Science/ Criminology, Law, and Society

Professor Patrick Rafter
Professor John Southon

Investigating the Global Carbon Cycle since the Last Ice Age using the 14C Composition of Marine Microfossils

Sarajane G. Bradford

Hope F. Michelson

Drama

Drama

Professor Joel Veenstra

The Cirque Collaborative

Carol Chen

Lisa Nguyen

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Jered Haun

Comparing Antibody-Quantum Dot Conjugate and Fluorophore Abilities to Detect TNF-α Protein Secretion of Single Cells

Collins D. Nguyen

Tammy T. Nguyen

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Xiangmin Xu

Subanesthetic-Dose Ketamine Induces Sustained Cortical Disinhibition through Down Regulation of Neuregulin-1/ErbB4 Signaling

Johanna Montesinos

Saba Nourollahi

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Susan T. Charles

The Relationships between Sleep and Self-Rated Performance in Student Athletes

Feiyang Gu

Tianyin Qiu

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor Ray Luo

Computational Analysis of p53 Cancer Mutants and their Small Molecule Rescue

Marina Hettick

Kassidy Tincup

Chemistry

Chemistry

Professor David L. Van Vranken

Modifying a Fluconazole Synergizing Spiroindolinone to Produce a More Polar Compound

Salonee L. Darbari

Phuc L. Tran

Biomedical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

Microfluidic Bioreactor for Long-Term Organoid Culture and Development

Kody N. Le

Jesica R. Winokan

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences/ Sociology

Professor Yi-Hong Zhou

Analysis of a Novel Anti-GBM Therapeutics in Potential Suppressing of Tumor Vascularization

Wenyan Lei

Vienna Wu

Biomedical Engineering

Biological Sciences

Professor William C. Tang

Microfluidic Platform for Culturing Neuronal Tissues for Electrophysiological Studies

Ninghuan Li

Yiren Wu

Economics

Economics

Professor Gary Richardson

Economic Consequences of Deposit Suspensions: The Rhode Island Financial Crisis of 1991

Nicole Balbuena

Aneth G. Hinojoza Garcia

Aneth G. Hinojoza Garcia

Political Science/ Sociology and Psychology

Sociology

Sociology/ N/A

Professor Laura E. Enriquez

Undocumented Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Access to Domestic Violence Resources

Meve P. Burton

Jose M. Gonzalez Vera

Edge Yu

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Social Ecology

Professor Jessica Borelli

Trait Affect in Parents and their Microbial Diversity

Anyi Chen

Hahnara Hyun

Yuqi Ma

Computer Science

Computer Science

Computer Science

Professor Marco Levorato

Auto Drone Exploration

Suting Chen

Daniela Hernandez

Elijah Lim

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Social Ecology

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Public Health Policy

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Sarah D. Pressman

The Effects of Facial Manipulations on Induced Pressure and Temperature Pain

Daniela M . Hernandez

Jayson Smith

Eden Wong

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Public Health Policy

Social Science

Psychology

Professor Marie P. Cross
Professor Sarah Pressman

Stress, Emotion, and Energy (SEE) Study: Effects of Positive Affect on Health and Stress

Adrian Hernandez Lopez

Richer D. Laporte

Haley R. Witzeman

Environmental Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Professor Joel Lanning

ASCE - PSWC Concrete Canoe

Chrissie Alexander

Madhumita Kannan

Zachary A. Siu

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

Microplatform for Immune Cell Migration Studies

Makenna Armijo

Aadil S. Khan

Elsie Resendiz

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Criminology, Law & Society

Professor Sarah Pressman

Analysis of Culture as Moderating Variable on the Effect of a Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Application on Stress Recovery

Olivia Capizzi

Nellie E. Kwang

Luis A. Zambrano

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Music (voice)

Cognitive Sciences

Music/ Psychology

Professor Charlie Chubb

Harmonic Structure and the Discrimination of Major/Minor Modes

Jerry Lee

Tritai Nguyen

Keiser Ruiz

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Professor Quoc-Viet Dang

Solar Vehicle Telemetry System

Elin Baghoomian Dolatabadi

Jiahui Cao

Jingyi Luo

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering/ Mathematics

Materials Science Engineering

Professor Jaeho Lee

Evaluations of Human Body Powered Mobile Devices Based on Thermoelectric Materials

Victor K. Lu

Crystel R. Maalouf

Ani R. Sarkissian

Environmental Engineering/ Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Professor Joel Lanning

ASCE - PSWC Environmental Competition

Brittanie Chu

Zachary A. Siu

Josh Wang

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Professor William C. Tang

An Implantable Energy Harvesting Device for Micro-Pacemakers

Miriam Nagi. Fam

Xueping Geng

Diana Tran

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Elizabeth Martin

Emotion and Cognitive Change

Viviana Rodriguez

Grace Tsai

Ian W. Waldrop

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology

Professor Sarah D. Pressman

Are Excessive Smartphone Users More Stressed?

Kelly Fogarty

Symphony D. Washington

Cassidy Weiss

Psychology & Social Behavior

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Criminology, Law, and Society

Psychology & Social Behavior/ Criminology, Law, and Society

Professor Jessica Borelli

Parenting the Spectrum: Assessing the Effects of Relational and Personal Savoring

Wesley Bellin

Gilberto M. Garcia

Jigar S. Hira

Gilberto Medina

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Jack Brouwer

Battery System for UCI Solar Car

Danielle R. Honeyman

Mark R. Metzger

Aaron J. Miller

Rebecca A. Rowland

Drama

Drama/ Minor in Film & Media Studies

Drama

Drama

Professor Anthony J. Kubiak

Ghost Quartet

Justin D. Lee

Chance C. Ornelas-Skarin

Mindy C. Saylors

Samuel Vargas

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Professor Ozdal Boyraz

Noninvasive Current Monitor for Smart Grid Security and Active Load Control

Raquel Hidalgo

Elizabeth Ordonez

Adriana Orellana-Barrientos

Cintia Quan Kiu

Melissa Ramirez

Pharmaceutical Science

Public Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Public Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor John Billimek

Examining the Social Networks of Diabetic Patients Participating in Group Medical Visits

Raquel Hidalgo

Elizabeth Ordonez

Adriana Orellana-Barrientos

Cintia Quan Kiu

Melissa Ramirez

Pharmaceutical Science

Public Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Public Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor John Billimek

All of Us Focus Group

Raquel Hidalgo

Elizabeth Ordonez

Adriana Orellana-Barrientos

Cintia Quan Kiu

Melissa Ramirez

Pharmaceutical Science

Public Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Public Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Professor John Billimek

Shared Decision Making Progression in Medical Visits of Hispanic Patients with Diabetes: Comparison of Audio Recordings at Different Time Points

Sam Balana

Jenny Deip

Abel Jimenez

Daniel Jimenez

Monish Ramadoss

Khoi Trinh

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Computer Engineering

Professor Glenn Healey

Generation of Personalized Course Material via Large Scale Learning and Course Automation

Connor Bess

Nikhil Khanna

Michael Maher

Frederick Rogers

Thomas B. Slagle

Jonathan Wilfong

Tyler C. Wong

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Professor Jack Brouwer

UCI Solar Car Suspension

Edgar Aguirre

Stella Crall

Cayla Flagg

Jenna G. Fleming

Alice Foy

Haley Gorman

Jezelle Lacson

Sarah Llewellyn

Nashalah Mcnamara

Alexandra Movsesyan

Alyssa M. Muller

Dance

Dance/ BS Biological Sciences

Dance

Dance

Education Sciences

International Studies

Dance/ Comparative Literature

Dance

Dance/ Education Sciences

Dance/ Computer Science

Dance

Professor Kelli Sharp

Interdisciplinarity of Dancers and Effects on Broader Perspective in Higher Education

Dania Alfeerawi

Mazen Alkhatib

Faisal Altassan

Cayman Barber

Derek Cheng

Elias Funez

Youssef George

Dominic Kemp

Jacob King

Adora Tadros

Carlos Tornell

Chemical Engineering/ mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Materials Science Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science Engineering

Professor Hamed Youssefpour

UCI Engineering Conference

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