REU Summer Programs Conclude

Published on Friday August 22, 2008

The DREAM, SENSORS and Engineering Cities 2008 NSF-REU Site programs concluded on August 22.  Most of the participants, having come to Drexel from other universities across the U.S., returned to their schools for the new academic year, with 10 weeks of research experience to add to their resumes.

Winners of the poster competition, held August 13, were:

  • DREAM: Rane Nolan, a junior from MIT, advised by Professor Mitra Taheri.
  • SENSORS: Jessica Dero, a sophomore from Lehigh University, advised by Professor Moses Noh (MEM)
  • Engineering Cities: Jonathan Bradshaw, advised by David Breen (CS)
  • Overall: Theodore Mansfield (Engineering Cities), advised by Franco Montalto (CAEE)

Winners of the mock NSF Graduate Research Fellowship competition were:

  • Katherine Roelofs (DREAM), a sophomore from Princeton University, advised by Tony Lowman (CBE)
  • Jenell Smith (DREAM), a junior from Bucknell University, advised by Ulrike Wegst
  • Timothy Holifield (SENSORS), a sophomore from Stetson University, advised by Adam Fontecchio (ECE)

Honorable mentions were given to:

  • Parimala Samuel (DREAM), a sophomore from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, advised by Wei Shih and Wan Shih (Biomed)
  • Keith Hurdelbrink II (SENSORS), a junior from the University of Oklahoma, advised by Jin Wen (CAEE)

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