Six Community of Underrepresented Professional Opportunities (CUPO) summer scholars at Clarkson attended a McNair Conference in Florida last month to present on their ongoing research.
Deja Robinson ‘18, is majoring in Engineering and Management presented on "Adjustable Intramedullary Nails for Minimized Product Inventory and Optimal Patient Outcome" with Professor Laurel Kuxhaus.
Md Rob ‘19, is majoring in Computer Engineering. Rob’s topic was "Badminton Robot" with Professor Ajay Sonar.
Sasha Gallimore-Repole ‘20, is majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering. She presented on "Validation of the HRX well: Identifying a surrogate contaminant and investigating its reaction with Zero-Valent Iron (ZVI)" with Professor Michelle Crimi.
Meaghan Barker ‘19, is majoring in Psychology. Her topic was “Electronic Interactions: Detecting Indicators of Depression on Social Media Profiles" with Professors Breanna Johnson and Jennifer Knack.
Kayla Jurchak ‘18, is majoring in Psychology. She presented on "Exploring the antecedents and consequences of humility" with Professor Lisa Leagault.
Vladamir Beauge 18, a SUNY Potsdam student, is majoring in Computer Science. His topic was the "Internet Of Things (IoT) Protection via Software Defined Networks (SDN)" with Professor Yaoqing Liu.
The Community of Underrepresented Professional Opportunities (CUPO) office is the shared home to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars), the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP), the Academic Success Program to Improve Retention and Education (ASPIRE) and the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP). The creation of this office brings together four long-standing federal and state Education Department and National Science Foundation programs in one location, providing ease of access to services for students.
The CUPO office provides to eligible students academic enrichment, graduate school preparation, career and professional development, research opportunities, and social and cultural experiences.