2014 Technical Posters and Papers Winners

Graduate – STEM

Place Award Recipient
1st $500

Development and Characterization of High-Permittivity and Low-Loss Polymer-Ceramic composite Substrates for RF and Microwave Applications

Juan Castro

Doctoral Student, Electrical Engineering
University of South Florida

2nd $400

A Design Support System for Carbon Capture and Storage Problem with Enhanced Oil Recovery

Faris Almansour
Doctoral Student, Industrial Engineering
New Mexico State University

3rd $300

Purification of Catfish Oil Biodiesel Using an Absorption Process

Kevin E. Mis Solval
Biological and Agricultural
Engineering Doctoral Student

Louisiana State University


Place Award Recipient
1st $400

Thermal Analysis of a Molten Salt Solar Stove

Verenice Mojica
Senior, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Irvine

2nd $300
AES Encryption Key Extraction Using Scalable GPU Implementation of Correlation Power Analysis (CPA)

Neel Shah
Senior, Computer Science
Northeastern University

3rd $200

In Situ Observation of the Electrochemical Lithiation of Silicon Thin Films

Cody Gonzalez
Junior, Mechanical Engineering

University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate – MATH/SCIENCE

Place Award Recipient
1st $400

Effect of Novel Neuroprotective Compounds on Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival and Neurite Growth

Nathalie Fuentes
Senior, Biochemistry
Iowa State University

2nd $300

Comparison of Equations for Calculating Biomass in Temperate Forests and Tropical Dry Forests

Adolfo Rodriguez
Junior, Biology
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon


3rd $200

Cotton Seed Dehulling Process

Maria Solano
Senior, Industrial Engineering

New Mexico State University


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