Presenters 2021

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URCAD Table of Content

Students are listed below in alphabetical order. Select the first letter of the student’s last name in the table of content for a quick access.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z

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  • Susan Afolabi | Regulation and Effects of Ferritin in Border Cell Migration in D. Melanogaster | Mentor: Michelle Starz-Gaiano | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Sudeep Ahuja, Kaily Johnson, Dominique Henriques Melo, Thu Dinh, LaBarron K. Hill, PhD, Psychiatry, Duke | Positive Affect and Resting Heart Rate in A Racially Diverse Adult Sample | Mentor: Danielle Beatty Moody | Psychology VT Icon
  • Olorunjuwon Ajayi, Junkyu Kwon, Ehsan Jamali, Ishraq Anjum | Modeling the Reduction of Amplitude-to-Phase Conversion in Charge-Compensated Modified Uni-traveling Carrier Photodiodes | Mentor: Curtis Menyuk | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Lois Akomeah | Political Corruption and Poverty in Ghana | Mentor: Christopher Brown | Global Studies VT Icon
  • Noor Alain, Alexandra Misciagna | Identification of Critical Iron Transporters Via RNAseq in the Gram-negative Bacterium Cellvibrio Japonicus | Mentor: Jeffrey Gardner | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Angelika Albertorio | MotionWriters: Choreographing Syntactic Knowledge Awareness | Mentor: Ann Sofie Clemmensen | Dance VT Icon
  • Katie Alfaro-Veliz, Bernice Kissiedu, Rojin Najmabad | The Benefits of Mentorship: What Military Mentors Gain from Working with the Children of Lost Service Members | Mentor: Anne Brodsky | Psychology VT Icon
  • Dariush Aligholizadeh, Lynn Krushinski, Nicole Hondrogiannis, Towson University | Optimizing in-situ longevity of Silver Nanoplates | Mary Devadas, Towson University | Chemistry VT Icon
  • Shandon Amos | Investigation of the Protein-Protein interactions and Function of the Chromatin-Associated Protein Set4 in S. Cerevisiae | Mentor: Erin Green | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Ashley Amundsen | Modeling the Mechanical Properties of Cement Paste for Optimizing 3D Printing Applications Using COMSOL Multiphysics | Mentor: Charles Eggleton | Mechanical Engineering VT Icon
  • Madeline Arbutus | Uncredited: Uncovering the Names Behind the Colonized Modern Design Canon | Mentor: Margaret Re | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Nahum Arefeayne, Dean Pavlick | Foundation Medicine Role of Histone Gene Mutations in Tumorigenesis | Mentor: Anita Corbett and Jennifer Spangle, Emory University | Biology VT Icon
  • Monica Argueta | A Continued Look at Bilingual Speakers’ Perception and Attitudes Towards Spanish Varieties | Mentor: David Beard | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Iman Asfari | Reflection. (A Short Animation) | Mentor: Corrie Parks | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Lake Amtmann, Megan O’Neill, Zach Barker-Frey, Caleb Fuller, Joshua Hecht, Grace Lawrence, Andrew Park, Matthew Pham, Victoria Seo | The Redesign of the MC Hammerhead Kinetic Sculpture | Mentor: Steven McAlpine | Individualized Study VT Icon
  • Zohaa Awan, Emma Veshecco, Desiree McLenithan, Olivia Schwiegerath, Betelehem Getan, Kennedy Krieger institute | A Systematic Review of Treatment integrity in Behavioral interventions For Feeding Disorders | Mentor: Adithyan Rajaraman | Psychology VT Icon
  • Thomas Azari | Legal Representation and Legal Outcomes | Mentor: Carolyn Forestiere | Political Science VT Icon

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  • Simi Bakhshi | Support Your Claim: A Scaffolded Approach to Making Arguments | Mentor: Jonathon Singer | Education VT Icon
  • Taylor Baranoski, Jericho Tabacolde, Avinash Singh, Nathaniel Killoran | Interposer-Based Reverse Engineering For Safety Critical Applications (APLinT) | Mentors: E. F Charles LaBerge, Bradley Potteiger, and Dan Cohen | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Zach Barker-Frey, Lake Amtmann, Megan O’Neill, Caleb Fuller, Joshua Hecht, Grace Lawrence, Andrew Park, Matthew Pham, Victoria Seo | The Redesign of the MC Hammerhead Kinetic Sculpture | Mentor: Steven McAlpine | Individualized Study VT Icon
  • Zachary Barker-Frey, Samuel Tayman, Kecheng Tao, Angellynn Siaw, Maggie Poletti, Reilly Moloney | Sword Shibe | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Briah Barksdale, Shonda Campbell | Investigating The Role of RHO1 in Bacterial Clearance using Drosophila Melanogaster | Mentor: Jeff Leips | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Karis Barnett | Assay of An Antiparasitic Medication Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) | Mentor: William LaCourse | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Dawn Baskin | Stories of Adult Music Learners | Mentor: Ashley Minner | American Studies VT Icon
  • Mark Beachy | Performing Traditional Chinese Folk Songs | Mentor: Meredith Oyen | Asian Studies VT Icon
  • Maria Bieberich | Characterizing the Role of Shep in Border Cell Migration in Drosophila Melanogaster | Mentor: Michelle Starz-Gaiano | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Jerri Bivens, Natalie Varela, Woo Ko | Impact of Pediatric Chronic Illnesses On Family Functioning | Mentor: Lynnda Dahlquist | Psychology VT Icon
  • Jerri Bivens, Woo Ko, Natalie Varela, Angel Munoz-Osorio, Emily Lamb, Claire McCaulley, Olufunmilayo Telli | Impact of COVID-19 On Undergraduates Over Time | Mentor: Lynnda Dahlquist | Psychology VT Icon
  • Camille Blackford | Happiness and Wellbeing of UMBC Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Mentor: Sarah Chard and Bambi Chapin | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Julia Blurton-Jones, Cade Christianson, Mike Colclough, Phoebe Oh, Joe Robinson, Zachary Rosenberg, Aaron Wescott | Jump Starters | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Harshita Bommireddypalli | Talk It Out | Mentor: Andrea Kleinsmith | Information Systems VT Icon
  • Matthew Boyer, Austin Grieve, Todd Rayburn, Zachary Federici | High Definition Video Effects Passthrough | Mentor: E. F. Charles LaBerge | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Sarah Bowers | Obtaining Accurate Aerosol Extinction and Backscatter Coefficients Using Ceilometers | Mentor: Ruben Delgado | Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology VT Icon
  • Christopher Boyce | Becoming A Skateboarder: Socialization Within A Skate Park in Baltimore City | Mentor: Bambi Chapin | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Elizabeth Braughton | Academic Vocabulary Across the Content Areas | Mentor: Cheryl North | Education VT Icon
  • Dominique Brooks | Evidence For Conserved Mechanisms of Neurulation in the Zebrafish Forebrain | Mentor: Rachel Brewster | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Kayla Brooks | Mapping Alternative Natal Care Resources For and By Black Women | Mentors: Bambi Chapin, Ashley Minner, Ngeri Nnachi | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Benjamin Brown | Electro-optic Polymers For Wideband THz Sensing | Mentor: Michael Hayden | Physics VT Icon
  • Karina Brown, Daniel Laguna, Rushaad Wright, Lydia Stamato | Understanding the Experience of Low-income Baltimore City Families Without Access To Broadband internet During COVID-19 | Mentors: Foad Hamidi, and Nora McDonald | Information Systems VT Icon
  • Toan Bui | Characterizing the interaction Between A Eukaryotic Arginyltransferase 1 (ATE1) and An Aminoacyl-tRNA | Mentor: Aaron Smith | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Zoe Butler | Language in the Workplace: An Analysis of Korean Honorific Use in Requests and Refusals | Mentor: Kyung-Eun Yoon | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon

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  • Allyson Caldwell | Apical Constriction Molecular Machinery Within The Zebrafish Medial Hinge Point | Mentor: Rachel Brewster | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Shonda Campbell, Briah Barksdale | Investigating The Role of RHO1 in Bacterial Clearance using Drosophila Melanogaster | Mentor: Jeff Leips | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Tyler Carlyle, Charlie Waters, Chemistry and Biochemistry | Synthesis of Flex-Remdesivir Analogues As Potential Antiviral therapeutics | Mentor: Katherine Seley-Radtke | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Faith Carter-Nottage | Painting With A Camera Lens | Mentor: Lynn Cazabon | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Ryy Casper | 16mm Film Archive For Visual Arts Department | Mentor: Cathy Cook | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Meghan Ceribo, Dr. Mirela Cengher, Psychology, Matthew D. Bowman, Dr. Lesley A. Shawler | Teaching Children With Disabilities How To Ask informative Questions: A Systematic Review | Mentor: Mirela Cengher | Psychology VT Icon
  • Michelle Chaney, Mercedes Fuller, Nicholas Leiva, Duncan McAdam, Lara Truslow | Mono-logging On: Writing Solo Performances in Virtual Space | Mentor: Lynn Watson | Theatre VT Icon
  • Wujin Choi | “The Effect of Different Gut Bacterial Environments On the Brain of Fruit Flies” | Mentor: Fernando Vonhoff | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Cade Christianson, Mike Colclough, Phoebe Oh, Joe Robinson, Zachary Rosenberg, Aaron Wescott, Julia Blurton-Jones | Jump Starters | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Tessa Clement | Regulation of Proteasome Assembly Chaperone PAC3 in Human Cancer Cells | Mentor: Achuth Padmanabhan |Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Shannon Cobb, Chloe Fong, Rojin Najmabadi, Jenny Zhao | Communities in Distress: A Global Comparative Qualitative Study of People’s Experiences of the COVID-19 Pandemic | Mentor: Anne Brodsky | Psychology VT Icon
  • Mike Colclough, Phoebe Oh, Joe Robinson, Zachary Rosenberg, Aaron Wescott, Julia Blurton-Jones, Cade Christianson | Jump Starters | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • David Collier | Self Discovery vs. Language Acquisition: A Comparison of German and U.S. Undergraduate Education Abroad Experiences | Mentors: Susanne Sutton and Brian Souders, Center for Global Engagement | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Janeann Conley, Matthew Kelbaugh, Halle Gordon | The Kurds of Turkey: A Tale of Survival, Resilience, and Uncertainty | Mentor: Renee Lambert-Bretiere | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Autumn Cook | Discovering and Characterizing New Functional Ferroelectric and Antiferroelectric Materials Using Computers | Mentor: Joseph Bennett | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon

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  • Arushi Dalal, Julia Warfield | Grasshopper Sparrow Song Diversity in the Caribbean | Mentor: Bernard Lohr | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Ayushi Dave, Alex George | investigating the Role of Effete in Border Cell Migration in D. Melanogaster | Mentor: Michelle Starz-Gaiano | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Faith Davis, Patricia Boyd, Kierra Regis, Jon Catazaro, Johns Hopkins | USING PARAMAGNETIC TAGS TO ELUCIDATE the STRUCTURE of the HIV-1 5′ LEADER | Mentor: Michael Summers | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Seth Davis, Anthony Ellis, Mathias Drgon, Margaret Lucas, Lindsay McCabe, Allison Smith, Joseph Robinson | UMBC Game Developers Club: 2020-2021 Team Projects | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Maithily Diaz | Using Natural Language Processing in Latinx to Study Culture Differences in Mental Health Stigmas On Social Media | Mentor: Michelle Kaufman | Health VT Icon
  • Noelle Diaz, Isabel Leiva, Maya Glass, Emily Petti, Pamela Rakhshan Rouhakhtar | Race, Trauma, Psychosis-like Experiences, and Mental Health Care Among College Students: Study 2, Current Treatment | Mentors: Jason Schiffman and Steve Pitts | Psychology VT Icon
  • Thomas Dignan | The Wild West of Web Assembly | Mentor: Brad Potteiger | Johns Hopkins APL VT Icon
  • Thu Dinh, Kaily Johnson, Dominique Henriques Melo, Sudeep Ahuja, LaBarron K. Hill, PhD, Psychiatry, Duke | Positive Affect and Resting Heart Rate in A Racially Diverse Adult Sample | Mentor: Danielle Beatty Moody | Psychology VT Icon
  • Skylar Diseati | Potential effects of Gender Dysphoria On Pain Perception in Transgender individuals: A Review | Mentor: Raimi Quiton | Psychology VT Icon
  • Mikaila Donaldson | Utilizing Evidence-Based Argumentative Writing – Preparing Students To Engage in College, Career, and Civic Life |Mentor: Timothy Johnson | Education VT Icon
  • Amanda Dove | Social Support and Physical Activity Among Older Adults: the Role of the Community Center | Mentor: Sarah Chard | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Mathias Drgon, Anthony Ellis, Seth Davis, Margaret Lucas, Lindsay McCabe, Allison Smith, Joseph Robinson | UMBC Game Developers Club: 2020-2021 Team Projects | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Brenda Dubon |The influence of Female Leadership On A country’s COVID-19 Response and Confirmed COVID-19 Deaths. | Mentor: Carolyn Forestiere | Political Science VT Icon
  • Michael Duong | The Nature of Russian Thought and Culture | Mentor: Randy Kidd | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon

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  • Julius Echipares, Anthony Elli, Brandon Ellis, Sohei Matsui | Hamster Toaster Checkers | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Nna-Emeka Ejimogu, Verna Van | Sequence Conservation and Structural Modeling of An Arginyl-tRNA Transferase 1 (ATE1) | Mentor: Aaron Smith | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Amina El-Ashry | Understanding the Possibilities of Distributed Fabrication For Storytelling | Mentor: Foad Hamidi | information Systems VT Icon
  • Ogechi Elemuo, Avantika Krishna, Olufolake Majekodunmi | Examination of Flavor Vanillin in E-liquid On Mouse Models Using Comparative Chemosensory Behavioral Experimentation | Mentor: Weihong Lin and Tatsuya Ogura | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Maryam Elhabashy | Cupping and Wellness Among Muslim Women Living in America | Mentors: Sarah Chard, Bambi Chapin | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Lujane Elkhatib | A Cloud of Worries – Animated Short | Mentor: Corrie Parks | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Anthony Ellis, Seth Davis, Mathias Drgon, Margaret Lucas, Lindsay McCabe, Allison Smith, Joseph Robinson | UMBC Game Developers Club: 2020-2021 Team Projects | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Anthony Ellis, Brandon Ellis, Julius Echipare, Sohei Matsui | Hamster Toaster Checkers | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Brandon Ellis, Anthony Ellis, Julius Echipare, Sohei Matsui | Hamster Toaster Checkers | Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Sofia Encarnacion | Student Achievement and School Funding Changes Across Maryland after the 2008 Recession | Mentor: Lisa Dickson | Economics VT Icon
  • Angela Endres | Familiarity in Change | Mentor: Evan Tedlock | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Alexandra Erazo | ASK1 May Be A therapeutic Target For Burn injuries | Mentor: Manik Ghosh | TLST VT Icon
  • Adilia Espinoza-Jones | Structural Characterization of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type-1 RNAs | Mentor: Michael Summers | Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Cassie Evans | A Review of Brain White Matter integrity in People Who Experience Chronic Pain | Mentor: Raimi Quiton | Psychology VT Icon

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  • Wilson Fang, Jacob Yepez, Aidan Newell, Mark Medija, Kristian Mischke, Aaron Griffin | Recurring Moment – A Time Travel Puzzle Platformer Video Game
    Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Zachary Federici, Matthew Boyer, Austin Grieve, Todd Rayburn | High Definition Video Effects Passthrough | Mentor: E. F. Charles LaBerge | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Omar French | Modeling Radio Emission from Tidal Disruption Events | Mentor: Eileen Meyer | Physics VT Icon
  • Lawrence Frimpong | The Factors That influence STEM Ph.D. Completion of Meyerhoff Scholars. | Mentors: Ken Maton, Mariano Sto. Domingo | Psychology VT Icon
  • Chloe Fong, Rojin Najmabadi, Shannon Cobb, Jenny Zhao | Communities in Distress: A Global Comparative Qualitative Study of People’s Experiences of the COVID-19 Pandemic | Mentor: Anne Brodsky | Psychology VT Icon
  • Sydney Fryer | Decriminalizing (and Re-Humanizing) the ‘Squeegee Kid’ | Mentor: Dena Aufseeser | Geography and Environmental Systems VT Icon
  • Caleb Fuller, Zach Barker-Frey, Lake Amtmann, Megan O’Neill, Joshua Hecht, Grace Lawrence, Andrew Park, Matthew Pham, Victoria Seo | The Redesign of the MC Hammerhead Kinetic Sculpture | Mentor: Steven McAlpine | Individualized Study VT Icon
  • Mercedes Fuller, Nicholas Leiva, Duncan McAdam, Michelle Chaney, Lara Truslow | Mono-logging On: Writing Solo Performances in Virtual Space | Mentor: Lynn Watson | Theatre VT Icon

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  • Nicholas Gaffney | Perfecting the Art of Persuasion | Mentor: Cheryl North | Education VT Icon
  • Donia Galarowicz | Translanguaging Is Not Codeswitching: A Comparative Analysis | Mentor: David Beard | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Samantha Galczyk, Mireille Alcheikh Hanna, Jeniffer Khorsandian, Mansha Maheshwari, Sarah Turner, Jane Nam, Mike Spano, Aysha Nasir | Influence of COVID-19 at UMBC: Analyzing Predictors for Undergraduate Students’ Academic Success | Mentor: Susan Sonnenschein | Psychology VT Icon
  • Peter Galik | Definitively Defining | Mentor: Jonathan Singer | Education VT Icon
  • Kathleen Garcia | Applying Art Vocabulary To Art Around the World | Mentor: Jennifer Harvill | Education VT Icon
  • Brianna Georges | Effects of Colored Light On Sustained Attention and Accuracy | Mentor: Shawn Bediako | Psychology VT Icon
  • Naqiya Ghulamali, Elaina McWilliams, Sachi Sheth, Allison Stein, Mahitha Vijily Saya | Examining Photovoice As A Participatory Action Methodology | Mentor: Bronwyn Hunter | Psychology VT Icon
  • Zaira Girala Munoz | Invisible Playbook: Analyzing the Evolution of Gender and Class Perscription in Cookbooks | Mentor: Elizabeth Patton | Media and Communication Studies VT Icon
  • Maya Glass, Noelle Diaz, Isabel Leiva, Pamela Rakhshan Rouhakhtar, Emily Petti | Race, Trauma, Psychosis-like Experiences, and Mental Health Care Among College Students: Study 1, Past Treatment | Mentors: Jason Schiffman, Steve Pitts | Psychology VT Icon
  • Bailey Godwin | Analyzing the Effect of NPF Dependent Chronic Pain On Ethanol Preference in Drosophila Melanogaster | Mentor: Fernando Vonhoff | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Halle Gordon, Matthew Kelbaugh, Janeann Conley | The Kurds of Turkey: A Tale of Survival, Resilience, and Uncertainty | Mentor: Renee Lambert-Bretiere | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Finch Grace, Sebastian McNary | Under-employment and Abuse intervention Response | Mentor: Christopher Murphy | Psychology VT Icon
  • Elyssa Kristine Marie Granados, Sara R. Weiss, Julissa Zelaya, Chynae N. Meekins, Troy G. Steiner | Boosting Self-Esteem By Reducing Identity Disturbance Through A Growth Mindset intervention | Mentor: Troy Steiner | Psychology VT Icon
  • Victoria Grier | Education The Development Of Student Skill In Claim Evidence Reasoning Skills | Mentor: Tim Johnson | Education VT Icon
  • Austin Grieve, Matthew Boyer, Todd Rayburn, Zachary Federici | High Definition Video Effects Passthrough | Mentor: E. F. Charles LaBerge | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Aaron Griffin, Wilson Fang, Jacob Yepez, Aidan Newell, Mark Medija, Kristian Mischke | Recurring Moment – A Time Travel Puzzle Platformer Video Game
    Mentor: Marc Olano | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Ellen Gulian, Dan Wines | Density Functional theory Studies of MoS2 As A Function of Environmental Conditions | Mentor: Michael Hayden, Can Ataca | Physics VT Icon

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  • Kristina Han | Hype Sneakers: Reselling Culture On the internet | Mentor: Bambi Chapin | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Mireille Alcheikh Hanna, Jeniffer Khorsandian, Mansha Maheshwari, Sarah Turner, Jane Nam, Mike Spano, Aysha Nasir, Samantha Galczyk | Influence of COVID-19 at UMBC: Analyzing Predictors for Undergraduate Students’ Academic Success | Mentor: Susan Sonnenschein | Psychology VT Icon
  • Brian Hanson | Identifying the Context of COVID-19 Impact Via Social Media | Mentor: Aryya Gangopadhyay | information Systems VT Icon
  • Josiah Hardy, Canessa Swanson | Structural Characterization of HIV-1 MAL Junction Conformers | Mentor: Michael Summers | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Kameron Harrison | Learning Through Observation: Developing Student Understanding of Rhetorical Analysis | Mentor: Cheryl North | Education VT Icon
  • Mitra Harrison | Deciphering the Function of the rlsA Gene in the Multicellular Green Alga, Volvox Carteri | Mentor: Stephen Miller | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Joshua Hecht, Caleb Fuller, Zach Barker-Frey, Lake Amtmann, Megan O’Neill, Grace Lawrence, Andrew Park, Matthew Pham, Victoria Seo | The Redesign of the MC Hammerhead Kinetic Sculpture | Mentor: Steven McAlpine | Individualized Study VT Icon
  • Tristan Heibel | Agency in the Representations of Medieval Aristocratic Women in the Illuminated Manuscripts of Chretien De Troyes | Mentor: Gail Orgelfinger | English VT Icon
  • Joana Hernandez | Assessing the Function of Human Amyloid Precursor Protein and Its Fly Homolog APP-Like in Drosophila | Mentor: Fernando Vonhoff | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Keren Herrán | Analysis of Mental Well-being of Environmental Migrants in Maryland: A Comparison Study | Mentor: Dawn Biehler, Fizza Gulamali-Majid | Geography and Environmental Systems VT Icon
  • Garrett Hill | Phenotypic Characterization of PrkA Protein Kinase in Aspergillus Nidulans | Mentor: Mark Marten | Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering VT Icon
  • Mason Hillmar, Marian Singletary, Vanessa Lake, Nicholas Crutchfield | Magic Mirror | Mentor: E F Charles Laberge | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Malika Hiyam | Effects of Zinc Exposure On APPL-dependent Neurodegeneration in Drosophila Melanogaster | Mentor: Fernando Vonhoff | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Kathryn Hogan | Bioinformatics Modelling of MicrorNA-mRNA interaction Network Perturbation Using | Nanostring RNA Expression Data | Mentor: Jeffrey Robinson | USG TLST VT Icon
  • Kelly Hom | Burnout | Mentor: Corrie Parks | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Caitlyn Hooper | Why intimacy Direction Is the Way Forward For theatre | Mentor: Susan Stroupe | Theatre VT Icon
  • Ting Huang | Online Learning and Student Satisfaction During COVID-19 | Mentor: Diane Alonso | Psychology VT Icon
  • Ayra Hussain | Spiderwebs For Long-Term Air Quality Monitoring | Mentors: Nava Rastegar, Chris Hawn | Geography and Environmental Systems VT Icon
  • Zoe Hwang | We Were Never Welcome Here: How American History Predicted the Rise of Racism and Xenophobia During COVID-19 | Mentor: Elaine MacDougall | English VT Icon

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  • Nneamaka Iwobi | Oral Exposure To Arsenic Through Food Consumption | Mentor: Christopher Bradfield | Biology VT Icon

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  • Caleb Jacobson | A Brief History and Review of Argentina, El Salvador, and Guatemala Efforts in Human Rights | Mentor: Jeffrey Davis | Political Science VT Icon
  • Sarah Jacobson | Addressing Food insecurity Among College Students in Maryland | Mentor: Margaret Holland | Geography and Environmental Systems VT Icon
  • Emma Jett | Castles in the Air: Queer Childhood in Little Women and Little Men | Mentor: Lindsay DiCuirci | English VT Icon
  • Jafira Johnson | Establishing Zebrafish As A Model To Study Genetic Components Underlying Neural Tube Defects Using Genetic Components. | Mentor: Rachel Brewster |Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Kaily Johnson, Sudeep Ahuja, Dominique Henriques Melo, Thu Dinh, LaBarron K. Hill, PhD, Psychiatry, Duke | Positive Affect and Resting Heart Rate in A Racially Diverse Adult Sample | Mentor: Danielle Beatty Moody | Psychology VT Icon
  • Ryan Jordan | Phenotypic Characterization of Aspergillus Nidulans Nrc2 Protein Kinase | Mentor: Mark Marten | Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering VT Icon
  • Victoria Joya Euceda | Overcoming the Pandemic: An Analysis of the Strategies of Latinx Immigrants in Maryland | Mentor: Yolanda Valencia | Geography and Environmental Systems VT Icon

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  • Rahul Kamdar | Assessing Mutant P53 Levels Via Stable Expression and Molecular Screening in Ovarian Cancer Cells | Mentor: Achuth Padmanabhan | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Zulekha Karachiwalla | Understanding the Experience of Refugees With Disabilities and Health Difficulties in Maryland | Mentor: Foad Hamidi |Information Systems VT Icon
  • Emma Kartalia, Janine Antalffy | Conservation Genetics of the Endangered Bahama Oriole | Mentor: Kevin Omland | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Biff Katoski | PARABOX | Mentor: Corrie Parks | Visual Arts VT Icon
  • Matthew Kelbaugh | Visionary or Megalomaniac? the Legacy of Vladimir Lenin in Contemporary Education | Mentor: Vira Zhdanovych | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Matthew Kelbaugh, Halle Gordon, Janeann Conley | The Kurds of Turkey: A Tale of Survival, Resilience, and Uncertainty | Mentor: Renee Lambert-Bretiere | Modern Languages, Linguistics, and intercultural Communication VT Icon
  • Mohammed Khalid | Assessing Potential indicators of Online Radicalization | Mentor: Anupam Joshi | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Aaliyah Khan | Systematic Route To Explore the Potential Energy Landscape of A New Family of Functional Materials | Mentor: Joseph Bennett | Chemistry and Biochemistry VT Icon
  • Ziam Khan | Drosophila Melanogaster As A Model To Study Autism Genes At the Cellular and Behavioral Level | Mentor: Fernando Vonhoff | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Olivia Khanna | The Praise Predicament: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Praise On Children’s Motivation | Mentor: Lira Yoon | Psychology VT Icon
  • Sarah Khanna | The Biopolitics of COVID-19: A Foucauldian Critique of Baltimore’s Pandemic Response | Mentors: Tania Lizarazo, Ryan Mutter, and Chunming Yuan | Global Studies VT Icon
  • Jeniffer Khorsandian, Mansha Maheshwari, Sarah Turner, Jane Nam, Mireille Alcheikh Hanna, Mike Spano, Aysha Nasir, Samantha Galczyk | Influence of COVID-19 at UMBC: Analyzing Predictors for Undergraduate Students’ Academic Success | Mentor: Susan Sonnenschein | Psychology VT Icon
  • Thomas Kiley | A Qualitative Analysis of Business Decisions Under the Roberts Court | Mentor: Jeffrey Davis | Political Science VT Icon
  • Nathaniel Killoran, Jericho Tabacolde, Avinash Singh, Taylor Baranoski | Interposer-Based Reverse Engineering For Safety Critical Applications (APLinT) | Mentors: E. F Charles LaBerge, Bradley Potteiger, and Dan Cohen | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon
  • Bernice Kissiedu, Katie Alfaro-Veliz, Rojin Najmabad | The Benefits of Mentorship: What Military Mentors Gain from Working with the Children of Lost Service Members | Mentor: Anne Brodsky | Psychology VT Icon
  • Michael Klos, Becky Laws, and Lauren Jackson, Ashley Oaks, Naomi Rankin, Mathematics, Howard University | Using Differential Equations To Model in-host Dynamics of HIV | Mentor: Kathleen Hoffman, Katharine Gurski | Mathematics and Statistics VT Icon
  • Woo Ko, Natalie Varela, Jerri Bivens | Impact of Pediatric Chronic Illnesses On Family Functioning | Mentor: Lynnda Dahlquist | Psychology VT Icon
  • Woo Ko, Natalie Varela, Angel Munoz-Osorio, Emily Lamb, Claire McCaulley, Olufunmilayo Telli, Jerri Bivens | Impact of COVID-19 On Undergraduates Over Time | Mentor: Lynnda Dahlquist | Psychology VT Icon
  • Elle Kreiner | Managing Mortality: An Ethnographic Examination of Emotion in Death Care Work. | Mentor: Bambi Chapin | Sociology and Anthropology VT Icon
  • Avantika Krishna, Ogechi Elemuo, Olufolake Majekodunmi | Examination of Flavor Vanillin in E-liquid On Mouse Models Using Comparative Chemosensory Behavioral Experimentation | Mentor: Weihong Lin and Tatsuya Ogura | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Gerson Kroiz, Carlos Barajas | Improving Accuracy in Deep Learning Methods On Compton Camera Based Prompt Gamma Imaging For Proton Radiotherapy | Mentors: Matthias Gobbert, and Jerimy Polf | Mathematics and Statistics VT Icon
  • Lynn Krushinski,Dariush Aligholizadeh, Nicole Hondrogiannis, Towson University | Optimizing in-situ longevity of Silver Nanoplates | Mary Devadas, Towson University | Chemistry VT Icon
  • Junkyu Kwon, Olorunjuwon Ajayi, Ehsan Jamali, Ishraq Anjum | Modeling the Reduction of Amplitude-to-Phase Conversion in Charge-Compensated Modified Uni-traveling Carrier Photodiodes | Mentor: Curtis Menyuk | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering VT Icon

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  • Ayodele La Veau | The Process – Exploring Creative & Agricultural Processes As A Means To Promote Mindfulness & Social Emotional Learning | Mentors: Eve Muson, and Nicole Smith | Theatre VT Icon
  • Daniel Laguna, Karina Brown, Rushaad Wright, Lydia Stamato | Understanding the Experience of Low-income Baltimore City Families Without Access To Broadband internet During COVID-19 | Mentors: Foad Hamidi, and Nora McDonald | Information Systems VT Icon
  • Emily Lamb, Claire McCaulley, Olufunmilayo Telli, Angel Munoz-Osorio, Jerri Bivens, Natalie Varela, Woo Ko | Impact of COVID-19 On Undergraduates Over Time | Mentor: Lynnda Dahlquist | Psychology VT Icon
  • Grace Lawrence, Joshua Hecht, Caleb Fuller, Zach Barker-Frey, Lake Amtmann, Megan O’Neill, Andrew Park, Matthew Pham, Victoria Seo | The Redesign of the MC Hammerhead Kinetic Sculpture | Mentor: Steven McAlpine | Individualized Study VT Icon
  • Becky Laws, Michael Klos, and Lauren Jackson, Ashley Oaks, Naomi Rankin, Mathematics, Howard University | Using Differential Equations To Model in-host Dynamics of HIV | Mentor: Kathleen Hoffman, Katharine Gurski | Mathematics and Statistics VT Icon
  • Se Rin Lee | Understanding Nucleus Accumbens Synaptic Plasticity in Regulating Reward-related Behaviors | Mentor: Tara LeGates | Biological Sciences VT Icon
  • Se Rin Lee, Winny Sun | Investigating the Divergence and Structure of Chromatin Modifiers Set3 and Set4 in Budding Yeast | Mentor: Erin Green
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