The School of Undergraduate Studies and the Office of Undergraduate Research hosted events across the Forty Acres showcasing undergraduate research and creative projects for Research Week. Our thanks to everyone who participated in the week’s events.
Thanks to a gift from Kimberly and Scott Martin, this year’s Longhorn Research Poster Session offered awards for students presenting research posters. The following students were recognized for their achievements in research communication:
- Audience Award Winner (Session A), $1000 – Naseem Shafaei and Patricia Benrey, “Exploring the Relationship Between Stuttering Frequency and Communication Attitude in Preschoolers Who Stutter.”
- Audience Award Winner (Session B), $1000 – Nihal Dhamani, Gavin Martin, Carson Schubert, Pratyush Singh, “Machine Learning in Space: Vision-Based Navigation on the Seeker-1 CubeSat.”
- Visual Design Award, $500 – Arisa Ruangsirikulchai, “Developmental History of Return-Flow Channels Caused by Hurricane Harvey at San Jose Island, Texas, USA.”
- Third Place Research Poster Winner, $500 – Jamie Chuvalo-Abraham, “Uncovering Specific Lung Pathways as Potential Therapeutic Targets in Lung Disease.”
- Second Place Research Poster Winner, $1,000 – Zaria El-Fil, “Labor, Terror, and Slavery: Reproduction and Gender in the Making of Nineteenth-Century America.”
- First Place Research Poster Winner, $2,000 – Demorick Green, “The Lost Tribes Revisited: Clues of Israelite Deportees in the Neo-Assyrian Empire.”
View the gallery below for photos from the Longhorn Research Poster Session and a showcase of posters and creative projects from students in the Bridging Disciplines Programs.