2013 REU Student Research Symposium Schedule

Monday, August 19th

10:00 Beth Johnson (San Jose State University); Mentor: Peter Jenniskens

CAMS: January - February 2013

10:20 El-Iza El Henson (Sacramento State University); Mentor: Cynthia Phillips

Europan Topographic analysis using DEM (Digital Elevation Maps) produced through stereogrammetry

10:40 Alec Vinson (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona); 
Mentor: Uma Gorti

Modeling Emission Lines and Dust around T Cha


11:00 Serge Ossipian (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Mentor: Adrian Brown

Metamophism of snow grains within a snowpack in the northern region of Mars

11:20 Danielle YoungSmith (Barnard College); Mentor: Oana Marcu

Adaptations to Heat Stress in the Unicellular Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Wednesday August 21st
10:00 Rachel Hatch (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Mentor: Cristina Dalle Ore

Using Cassini Data to Analyze Surface Conditions on Enceladus via Infrared Spectroscopy: The Process of Creating Mosaics and More

10:20 Gabriel Garcia (University of Texas – Pan American); Mentor: Lori Fenton

Determining the dune-constructing wind regime in eastern Olympia Undae, Mars

10:40 Jill Walker (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Mentor: Richard Quinn

Organics Exposure in Orbit (OREOcube): an International Space Station Astrobiology Experiment

11:00 Frank Garcia (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Mentor: Gerry Harp

Using Radio Astronomy to observe Blazars and the Galactic Center

11:20 Deborah Hernandez (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Mentor: Ginny Gulick

Gullies on Mars: Fluvial Geologic Processes as evidence for liquid water on Mars


11:40 April Davis (MiraCosta College); Mentor: Janice Bishop

Clay Minerals at Mawrth Vallis: Using Reflectant Spectroscopy to Refine the Chemistry of Mars