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  • William A. Lee (MS '79, PhD '82) Awardees

    Madeline Brown
    Biology
    Research: Applications of VEGF Drug Delivery System Post ACL Surgery
    Faculty Advisor: Michael Sailor

    Shane Douty
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: The synthesis of heterobifunctional degraders to knock out α-synuclein protein

    Faculty Advisor: Fleur Ferguson

    Amir Golshani
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Detection of Small Organic Clusters Using Photoionization
    Faculty Advisor: Amitabha Sinha

    Tiffany Hamilton
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Studies on a catalytic Mitsunobu hydroxylamination of alcohols
    Faculty Advisor: Emmanuel Theodorakis

    Benjamin Huang
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Synthesis of a Fluorescent Analogue of Cladribine
    Faculty Advisor: Yitzhak Tor

    Hans Ng
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Developing polymers that target the Golgi apparatus and glycocalyx
    Faculty Advisor: Kamil Godula

    Aman Shihora
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Investigation of the Proline Rich Domain of Annexin A11 with mutations found in ALS
    Faculty Advisor: Lalit Deshmukh

    Jonathan Sorbie
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Exploring the Photodecomposition of the MnBr(bpy)(CO)3 Complex
    Faculty Advisor: Clifford P. Kubiak

    Willow Strey
    Physics
    Research: Coherent fluid structure sensing in larval zebrafish
    Faculty Advisor: Mattia Serra

    Andy Tran
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Group II Intron Splicing with Nonstandard Divalent Metal Ions
    Faculty Advisor: Navtej Toor

    Viet Tran
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Reactive Terminal BF Ligand on Sterically Encumbering Ruthenium Metal Center
    Faculty Advisor: Joshua Figueroa

    Nhuan Vu
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Formation and Elucidation of the Structure of the RIIb : Cb4 Holoenzyme
    Faculty Advisor: Susan Taylor

    Hao Wei
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Acyclic Equivalent of a Cyclic Carbene as Potential Breslow Intermediate
    Faculty Advisor: Guy Bertrand

    Zexi Yu
    Physics
    Research: 
    Molecular Transport and Morphology in Reticulated Organelles
    Faculty Advisor: Elena Koslover

    Marc Zepeda
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Linking Reductions in DNA Repair to Hereditary Cancer
    Faculty Advisor: Alexis Komor

    Qian Yi Zhang
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Protein sumoylation regulates DNA replication to prevent genome instability
    Faculty Advisor: Huilin Zhou

  • Epsilon Systems Solutions Awardees

    Minh Le
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Elucidating dynamics from cryoEM data; Towards a High-Resolution Structure of hsPINK1 using Cryo-EM
    Faculty Advisor: Mark Herzik

    Jialu Sui
    Mathematics
    Research: Diet Clustering analysis on Time Restricted Eating Study
    Faculty Advisor: Jason G. Fleischer

  • General Atomics Awardees

    Weston Ferrell
    Mathematics
    Research: Design Optimization for CNC Machined Parts
    Faculty Advisor: Alicia Kim

    Reagan Beers
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Porphyrin-Based Porous Silicon Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Detoxification of Nerve Agents
    Faculty Advisor: Michael Sailor

    Ethan Chen
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Increasing the efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells through Singlet Fission Using Apocarotenoids
    Faculty Advisor: Michael J. Tauber

    Mikaela Larkin
    Physics
    Research: Computing Atmospheres of Population III Stars
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

    Rocco Novello
    Physics
    Research: The Coolest Stars in the Universe
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

    Reno Sammons
    Physics
    Research: Search for New Low-Disordered Superconductors by Means of Electrochemistry
    Faculty Advisor: Alex Frañó

    Jevon Suharnoko
    Electrical Computer Engineering
    Research: Short-Wavelength Infrared Photodiodes (SWIR) Based on Modular Tunable Conjugated Polymers
    Faculty Advisor: Tse Nga Ng

    Austin Wang
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Self-assembly of polymer-grafted metal-organic frameworks
    Faculty Advisor: Seth Cohen

    Zhihan Wu
    Physics
    Research: Direct detection and calculations of Dark Matter
    Faculty Advisor: Tongyan Lin

    Taurean Zhang
    Physics
    Research: What Limits Zonal Flow Shears in Collisionless Drift-Wave Turbulence?
    Faculty Advisor: Patrick H. Diamond

    Delilah Jacobsen
    Physics
    Research: SpeX Archive Reduction and Identifying Wide M Dwarf Binaries
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

    Tyler Lam
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: The Possibilities Of HINA As A Strong Emissive Moiety In Nitrogenous Bases
    Faculty Advisor: Yitzhak Tor

    Pawan Paleja
    Mathematics
    Research: Approaching Perfection: A Rigorous Analysis of Graph Coloring Heuristics on Perfect and Near-Perfect Graphs
    Faculty Advisor: Russell Impagliazzo

    Haiwen Xu
    Physics
    Research: Development of a Cylindrical Liquid Xenon Time Projection Chamber for Reactor Neutrino Detection
    Faculty Advisor: Kaixuan Ni

     

  • Geoffrey Hueter (PhD '87) Awardees

    Zichun Hao
    Physics
    Research: Machine Learning Tagger for Single Higgs Bosons Decaying to Two W Bosons
    Faculty Advisor: Javier Duarte

    Sinan Oral
    Physics
    Research: 
    Direct detection of light dark matter via crystal detectors
    Faculty Advisor: 
    Tongyan Lin

  • Information Systems Laboratories Awardees

    Andrew Dennehy
    Mathematics
    Research: LIBSCAN- A Linearity-Based Clustering Algorithm
    Faculty Advisor: Alexander Cloninger

  • Kenneth Abeloe (BS '91) Awardees

    Sohan Ghosh
    Physics
    Research: Ages of White Dwarfs - Main Sequence Star Binaries
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

    Amelia Kawasaki
    Mathematics
    Research: Improved Dimensionality Reduction Algorithms for Clustering-Aware Embeddings
    Faculty Advisor: Ery Arias-Castro

    Lucas Scheiblich
    Physics
    Research: Into the Impossible Explainers
    Faculty Advisor: Brian Keating

    Joman Wong
    Physics
    Research: Expanding the SpeX Prism Library Analysis Toolkit (SPLAT)
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

    Tianxing Zhou
    Physics
    Research: IRTF/SpeX Archive Reduction
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

  • Jeffrey Marks (PhD '80) Awardees

    Gabrielle Balistreri
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Porous Silicon Nanoparticles for Imaging Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
    Faculty Advisor: Michael Sailor

    Jaden Lara
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Synthesis and Characterization of Various Alkoxy Derivatives of a Tin-capped Tri-nuclear Nickel Cluster
    Faculty Advisor: 
    Clifford P. Kubiak

    Grace Lee
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Intro to Photoredox reactions with Aminoboranes
    Faculty Advisor: Erik A. Romero

    Gordon Peiker
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Freezing and low temperature water uptake of marine relevant salts and sea spray aerosols.
    Faculty Advisor: 
    Vicki Grassian

  • Clyde W. Ostler II (BA '68) Awardees

    Sophie Leuchtner
    Mathematics
    Research: Big-Line Big-Clique Conjecture in the Case of a 5-Visible Island
    Faculty Advisor: Andrew Suk

     

  • Richard Shen Awardees

    Lingbo (Bobby) Kong
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Exploring functions of new cancer-associated long non-coding RNAs
    Faculty Advisor: Colleen A. McHugh

    Hei Yu Annika So
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Creating a High-throughput Base Editor Screen for NTHL1 Variants
    Faculty Advisor: 
    Alexis Komor