2018 Undergraduate Research Award recipients (top row, from left): Andrew Thomas, Elena Karakazoff, David Mcilvain; (bottom row, from left) Nick Xu, Tyler Entner, Dr. James Kong, Gordon Quach

2018 Undergraduate Research Award recipients (top row, from left): Andrew Thomas, Elena Karakazoff, David Mcilvain; (bottom row, from left) Nick Xu, Tyler Entner, Dr. James Kong, Gordon Quach
2018 Undergraduate Research Award recipients (top row, from left): Andrew Thomas, Elena Karakazoff, David Mcilvain; (bottom row, from left) Nick Xu, Tyler Entner, Dr. James Kong, Gordon Quach

(June 26, 2018) The Undergraduate Research Poster Session was held, along with the Senior Symposium, at the Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA on April 24, 2018. Eleven ISE student teams presented their research projects with a poster. A group of graduate students evaluated the posters and selected recipients for the first and second place recognition.  The winning projects were announced during the reception following the symposium.
 

First place

Google Scholar Webscraping and Text Mining

Student: Andrew Thomas

Advisor: Dr. Navid Ghaffarzadegan

 

Second place (three-way time)

3D Printed Personalized Prosthetic Hands for Children with Amniotic Band Syndrome

Students:  Elena Karakazoff, David Mcilvain, Niki Khandelwal, Alex Meholic, and Sahil Laheri

Advisors:  Dr. Blake Johnson, Justin Halper, and Yuxin Tong

 

Physiological Indices of Cognitive Load and Human Factor

Students:  Yinshu (Nick) Xu and Wenyan Huang

Advisor:  Dr. Nathan Lau

 

Multifaceted Analysis of Print Quality in Additive Manufacturing

Students:  Tyler Entner and Gordon Quach

Advisor:  Dr. James Kong