Sunanda’s undergraduate research topic was Discrimination of Organic Acids and Wine Varietals by Arrays of Differential Colorimetric Sensors.
“You can get a basic understanding of biology and chemistry by going to class, but it is not until you engage in research that you truly understand science.”
Major: Human Biology
“Discovering an underground network of scientists and engineers who shared my passions was an immensely rewarding and exciting experience.”
Major: Clinical Laboratory Science
“Test [undergraduate research] out and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I am right now.”
Major: Business Honors Program & Mathematics
Garrett’s undergraduate research topic was The Gatekeepers: A Study of Credit Rating Agency Analysts and Their Role in the Financial Crisis.
“Even if you’re not interested in graduate school or a Ph.D., you can still build a very valuable skill set from working in research that can be useful in future jobs.”
Charlie’s undergraduate research topic was The Discovery of Hunger in America: The Politics of Race, Hunger, and Malnutrition, 1965-1975.
“Learning how to conduct primary source research challenged me to think more deeply, problem solve, and ask thought-provoking questions.”
Major: Arabic & Government
“[Undergraduate research] has really helped me evolve from just a regular student to an informed individual.”
Major: Plan II Honors & French
“The grandest thing is that you can literally research in almost every field here at UT; from labs to library shelves, there is something for everyone.”
Major: Government & English
Zachary’s research topic was William Lauder’s Impact on the History of Barbados
“I have built much stronger relationships with other members of the administration and faculty and have been able to attend research conferences, as well as presented my own research here at UT Austin.”
Elissa’s undergraduate research topic was Cochlear Labyrinth Volume Reconstruction and Predicted Hearing Abilities in the Fossil Primates Mahgarita stevensi and Rooneyia viejaensis
“The single most rewarding part of my research experience is opportunity; every skill I have learned and person I have been lucky enough to meet has been another door opening.”
Trieu’s undergraduate research topic was Apyrase Enzymes regulate Arabidopsis thaliana Primary Root Gravitropism.
“Thanks to my professors’ contagious enthusiasm and my mentors’ motivation, they helped spark an interest that I never knew had existed.”