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Undergraduate Presenters

View the 2020 winners of the Longhorn Research Poster Session or see all poster presenters from the poster session.

Poster presentation awards

First place ($2000)
Ezzeddine Elmir, Josh Beckham
Discovering Novel Inhibitors for D-alanine:D-alanine Ligase of Listeria monocytogenes Using Virtual Drug Screening

Second place ($1000)
Liam Verses, Jane Cohen, Kasey Faust
Modeling the Protracted Water Crisis in Mexico City

Third place ($500)
Simren Lakhotia, Timothy E. Riedel, Sanchita Bhadra
Novel Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification via One-Step Strand Displacement Diagnostic for Rickettsial Diseases

Finalists
Alexia Huggans, Mikaela Martinez, Katherine Winters, Courtney T. Byrd
Parent perceptions of communication attitude for their preschool-age child who stutters

Andres Vasquez, Scott E. Snarr, Joseph J. Beaman
Nozzle-Based Powder Deposition Device for Multi-Material Powder Bed Fusion

Avery Largent
“I’m the Only One Still Standing”: Lived Experiences of Gentrification in Austin, Texas

Carole Lakrout, Eric Goldfarb, Tomaso Bontognali, Nicola Tisato
The Biotic Influence on Speleothems

Carter Adams
Geospatial Diffusion of Public Opinion about the “Not in my Back Yard” Phenomenon: Evidence from Nuclear Power

Christopher Apgar, Emily Lecy, Val Lowe, and Hoon-Ki Min
Activity During the 80-Minute Uptake Time Affects Off-Target Binding In Tau PET Scans (18F-AV-1451)

Clotilde Tagnon, Kimberly Bourland, Zachariah Page
The Synthesis of Flexible Liquid Crystal Semiconducting Polymers

Jonah Isaac
Shifting Geostrategic Interests as Determinants of Foreign Aid: Has Great Power Competition Eclipsed the Era of Non-State Actors?

Kaitlynn Li
Decoding Winning Oscar Songs Using Logistic Regression Model

Naseem Shafaei, A. Zebedee White, Courtney T. Byrd
Growth Mindset & Communication Effectiveness in Persons Who Stutter

Nicole Flanigan, Andrea Feliciano-Cruz
Increasing Awareness of Hazardous Apps Associated with Human Trafficking

Paige Christiansen, Ana Maldonado, Raina Michalovic
Strategies for Inclusion in the Art Classroom

Rylee Trotter
Behaviors and Attitudes Related to Sexual Violence in the Sorority Community at UT Austin

Stephanie Chen, Li-Chen Lin
How Language Barriers Affect Patient Outcomes in the Clinical Setting

Thomas R. Quintero, J. Richard Kyle, Nathan Miller, Estibalitz Ukar
Cementation of Solution-Collapse Breccias in the Lower Ordovician Upper Knox Group, Central Tennessee

Trenton Balderas Allison
The Future of Footwear

Honorable mentions
Catherine Haberl
Deciphering Prefrontal Thalamocortical Networks in Social Behavior

Calista Castellanos
Experiences of Policy and Trauma in Nonprofit Immigration Attorneys

John Chapman
The Changing Political Priorities of the Catholic Church

Meraal Hakeem
Martyrs of Economic Warfare: The Gendered Impact of Economic Sanctions in Iran

Elizabeth Gutierrez
The Formation, Distribution, and Evolution of Ancient Stellar Populations in the Local Group at Present Day

David Castro
Demographic Factors that Impact CSD Major Selection

Jenab Camara
In which way can linguistic insecurity hinder asylum seekers in their integration path?

Lina Barakat
City Branding and the Use of Culture as a Resource

Michael Hernandez
Customizable functional near-infrared spectroscopy Montage

Kimberly Webb
Studying Friends with Benefits Relationships

Audience award ($1000)
Zaria El-Fil
Slavery and Surveillance: An Analysis of the Galveston City Ordinances

Poster design awards

First place ($500)
Oliver S. Zhao, Nikhil Kolluri, Annie Anand, Nicholas Chu, Ravali Bhavaraju, Aditya Ohja, Sandhya Tiku, Dat Nguyen, Ryan Chen, Adriane Morales, Deepti Valliappan, Juhi Patel, Kevin Nguyen
Convolutional Neural Networks to Automate the Screening and Diagnosis of Malaria in Low-Resource Countries

Runners up ($250)
Naseem Shafaei, A. Zebedee White, Courtney T. Byrd
Growth Mindset & Communication Effectiveness in Persons Who Stutter

Jenab Camara
In which way can linguistic insecurity hinder asylum seekers in their integration path?

Meraal Hakeem
Martyrs of Economic Warfare: The Gendered Impact of Economic Sanction in Iran

Sania Zia, Sabrina Benitez, Liesl Nydegger
Community Support and HIV Prevention among Black and Latina Women in Travis County, Texas

Finalists
Carole Lakrout, Eric Goldfarb, Tomaso Bontognali, Nicola Tisato
The Biotic Influence on Speleothems

Carter Adams
Geospatial Diffusion of Public Opinion about the “Not in my Back Yard” Phenomenon: Evidence from Nuclear Power

Nicole Flanigan, Andrea Feliciano-Cruz
Increasing Awareness of Hazardous Apps Associated with Human Trafficking

Amulya Agrawal
School Attachment and Anxiety During Early Childhood

Ajay Panda
GFP Labeling of Nucleolar Proteins Utilizing CRISPR/CAS9 System

Aniket Sanghi, William M.J. Best, Michael C. Liu, Eugene A. Magnier, Trent J. Dupuy
Population Synthesis Simulations: Uncovering the Mass Distribution of Brown Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood

Calista Castellanos
Experiences of Policy and Trauma in Nonprofit Immigration Attorneys in the Context of the Increased Criminalization of Migrants

Emily Prines
Universities, Urban Power, and Unease: The Invisible Presence of The University of Texas at Austin

Heeyong Huh
Ultrathin Flexible and Stretchable Piezoelectric Nanogenerator with Higher Power Output by Minimizing Charge Cancellation

Judith Johnston, Jia Kim, Leslie Flores
Censorship in the Art Classroom: How Far is too Far?

Jeffrey Demario
Petrographic Analysis of the Ceramics of Hun Tun

Lindsey Asis
Deregulation, the Trump Administration, and Environmental Racism

Richard Gu, Jennifer Parker, Bryan Davies
Genetic Analysis of Extended-spectrum Beta-Lactamase-producing and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Taryn Shanes
Codification of the Human Right to Water: A Global Perspective

View all poster presenters from the 2020 Longhorn Research Poster Session.