REU Class of 2011

chris allen

Christina Allen

University of Mary  2012

Biology/Mathematics

Mentor: Oana Marcu

“The Response of Halophiles from the Atacama Desert to Humidity Changes.”

baltz

Conroy Baltzell

Carnegie Mellon University 2012

Physics/Mathematics

Mentor: Friedemann Freund

“Diurnal Patterns in the Frequency Distribution of Shallow and Deep Earthquakes Underneath the Ocean”

 

bonin

Samuel Bonin

University of New Mexico 2012

Mathematics

Mentor: William Barott

“Finding Short Term Variability in Methanol Masers”

 

cawthon

Ross Cawthon

Carleton College 2012

Astronomy/Physics

Mentor: Jean Chiar

“Infrared Analysis of the Pipe Nebula”

coman

Ecaterina “Oana” Coman

University of Maryland,

Baltimore County  2012

Mathematics

Mentor: Cynthia Phillips

“Volcanic Resurfacing of Io Between Galileo and New Horizons Observations”

“New LEISA Maps for Three of the Galilean Satellites”

cooper

Jennifer Cooper

Cornell  University 2013

Astronomy, Archeology, Physics

Mentor: Cristina Dalle Ore

“A Spitzer-based classification of TNOs”

fixell

Joshua Fixelle

Penn State University

Astrophysics

Mentor: Gerry Harp

“Characterization and Classification of Signals from SONATA” 

hicks

Shannon Hicks

SUNY Stony Brook 2012

Astronomy/Physics

Mentor: Robert French

“Tracking Clumps in Saturn’s F Ring”

 

hosmer

Laura Hosmer

University of Missouri 2013

Physics/Chemistry

Mentor: Rachel Mastrapa

“Mosaicking: a Tool to Investigate Chemical Compositions of Select Saturnian Satellites From Cassini VIMS Observations”

mandel

Tracy Mandel

Cornell University 2012

Environmental Engineering

Mentor: Lori Fenton

“GCM Analysis of Mars Albedo Changes Due to the 2011 Global Dust Storm”

meldman

Wyatt Meldman-Floch

College of William and Mary 2013

Physics/Applied Math

Mentor: Laurance Doyle

‘Finding Complexity in Indexed Data Sets”

mellem

Bjorn Mellem

St. Olaf College 2012

Physics/Mathematics

Mentor: Adrian Brown

“Asymmetric CO2 Ice Retreat During Northern Spring on Mars Using the NASA Ames Global Climate Model”

minteer

Jennifer Minteer

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology 2012

Biotechnology/Integrative Sciences

Mentor: Mouhidin Kabir

“Engineering and Characterization of Protein-Based Chemosensors”

 

phillips

Meridel Phillips

University of Rochester 2012

Physics

Mentor: Peter Jenniskens

“Use of CAMS (Cameras for Allsky Meteor Surveillance) for Confirmation of the April RHO CYGNIDS (ARC, IAU #348)”

shek

Roger Shek

University of Hawaii 2012

Chemistry

Mentor: Richard Quinn

“The Detection of Peroxides in Gamma Irradiated Perchlorates”

shugart

Alysha Shugart

University of Texas, Austin 2011

Astronomy/Physics

Mentor: Jon Richards

“Public Outreach: Engaging the People with Science and SETI”