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REU 2009 Participants

Below the REU 2009 participants are listed in alaphabetical order by last name.

Cliff Backler
Mentor: Dr. Kenneth Visser
Department: Automative Engineering Technology
Project: Thermal Turbine

Allen Berber
Mentor: Kerop Janoyan
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Project: Geothermal Energy Piles

Victoria Boyd
Mentor: Dr Stefan Grimberg and Dr. Thomas Holsen
Department: Environmental Engineering
Project: Passive Filtration and Retention of Stormwater Runoff from an Aluminum Smelter

Jessi Carrothers
Mentor: Dr. Thomas Holsen
Department: Environmental Science
Project: An Evaluation of Systems for Measuring Mercury Emission Fluxes

Mariadina DiGennaro
Mentor: Dr. Stefan Grimber
Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Project: Two-Stage Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Cow Manure and Cheese Whey

Karen Farmer
Mentor: Dr. Ruth Baltus
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Project: Performance of Supported Ionic Liquid Membranes for CO2/N2 Separation

Tyler Nelson
Mentor: Dr. Igor Sokolov
Department: Physics
Project: Synthesis of Nanoporous Silica Particles: Study of Origami Type of Self-Assembly

Traxy Roux
Mentor: Professor Kevin Fite
Department: Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Project: Energetuc Decomposition of Able-Bodied Gait for Use in the Control of a Powered Prosthetic Leg

Laura Shaddak
Mentor: Dr. James Bonner
Department: Environmental Engineering
Project:  Creating an Automated In-Situ Sensor for Phosphates in Surface Waters