Summer Research Projects Showcased During Poster Session

July 19, 2019

Summer Research Projects Showcased During Poster Session

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student and judges next to poster
Description

Twenty three undergraduate physics and engineering physics majors participated in this summer's 10-week long Physics Undergraduate Research Program. Yesterday they discussed their research projects with faculty and other students during a poster session hosted by the Physics Undergraduate Studies Office. 

Participants:

  • Danielle Bingman, Delving in to Nucleosome Accessibility under the Regulation of Linker Histone Protein H1.0
  • Chaosong Chen, Jet Algorithms Validation and Software Development in Search for New Physics with Two Higgs Bosons
  • Noah Donald, Phase Transitions in Quantum Spin Liquids: Anisotropic Kitaev Honeycomb Model in a Magnetic Field
  • Michael Ferrarelli, Charge Motion in Quantum Spin Liquids
  • Boyu Gao, Constraining Dark Matter
  • Jiasheng He, Density Distribution of Dark Matter Subhaloes
  • Nathan Lachner, Toward Construction of a Tip and Sample Preparation Chamber
  • Luca Lavezzo, Data Analysis for MilliQan Experiment
  • Connor Luellen, Development of Scanned Probe Magnetic Imaging Using NV Centers in Diamond
  • Brandon Manley, Data Analysis for MilliQan Experiment
  • Joey Masters, Thin Exfoliated Films of Layered Materials
  • Sahar Nikkah, Digital Intensity Interferometry
  • Emily Osborne, Hydrodynamic Differentiation of Magnetic Microswimmer Trajectories
  • Feng Qian, Linear Optical Quantum Circuit for Performing the Quantum Fourier Transform
  • Cade Sbrocco, Simulation of Radar Technique for Neutrino Detection
  • Ryo Shinohara, ATLAS Detector: Search for Long-Lived Z Boson
  • Noah Smith, Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Surface Scattering
  • Niko Stamos, Construction and Analysis of Vacuum Apparatus for Strong Field Simulation
  • Jenna Thuma, Nucleosome Dynamics and Transcription of Factor Binding in the Presence of Unmodified PTM H1.2
  • Clark Van Lieshout, Galaxy Bias in DES Y1
  • Connor Winter, Developing a 1Hz Thomson Parabola Spectrometer
  • Zhenyu Wu, Signal Monte Carlo Generation and Validation in Search for New Physics with Two Higgs Bosons
  • Christian Zupan, Study of Plasmonic Interactions Using DNA Origami-Nanoparticle Composites in an Optical Tweezers Setup
     

Thank you to the judges:

  • John Beacom
  • Antonio Boveia
  • Amy Connolly
  • Jack Elvin-Poole
  • Lou DiMauro
  • Jay Gupta
  • Chris Hammel
  • Kevin Ingles
  • Harris Kagan
  • Kelly Luo
  • Nicholas Marco
  • Christopher Pierce
  • Michael Poirier
  • Steven Prohira
  • Nandini Trivedi
  • Hiran Wijesinghe
  • Gabriel Vasquez
     

Program Funding
A huge thank-you to the scholarship donors who make this program possible. 

  • Robert P. Caren Family Endowment Fund
  • The Captain Forrest R. Biard Undergraduate Research Scholarship Fund in Physics
  • The Bunny C. Clark Student Support Fund
  • James L. Smith Student Support Fund

Pictures from the event can be seen on the OSU Physics Flickr page
 

wide angle view of research poster session