2017 Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

Spring 2017 Showcases

Graduate Showcase Awardees

  • First place goes to Babak Jalalzadeh Fard, a Ph.D. student from Northeastern University, whose project was titled “Effective Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Public Health Impacts of Heatwaves for Brookline, MA.”
  • Second place goes to Maureen Haley, a master’s student from Miami University, for her work entitled “Constructing Continental Crust: Tracking Petrogenesis in Granitic Batholiths of the Oslo Rift, Norway.”
  • Third place goes to Kevin Clay, a master’s student from North Carolina State University for his project entitled “Temporal Variation in Groundwater and VOC flux through a Sandy Streambed.”

Undergraduate Showcase Awardees

  • First place goes to Jacob Smith, a senior from Clemson University, whose project was titled “The Effect of Atmospheric CO2 on the Chemical Weathering of Silicate Minerals as Measured by Cation Flux in the Vadose Zone.”
  • Second place goes to Jordan Skipwith, a senior from Texas A&M University, for his work entitled “Geophysical Analysis of Anomalous Extrusive Volcanism In South Atlantic Oceanic Crust.”
  • Third place goes to Collin Brandl, a senior from Texas A&M University for his project entitled “Constraining Regional Stress and Deformation around Bonaire and the Bonaire Basin: A Seismic Reflection Study.”

High School Showcase Awardees

  • First place goes to Hannah Kim, a senior from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, whose project was titled “The Effect of Disease Resistance on the Bacterial Community of the Fecal Microbiome of Crassostrea virginica.”
  • Second place goes to Emma Glass, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, for her work entitled “The Effect of Decreased Salinity on the Filtration of Crassostrea virginica.”
  • Third place goes to Christopher DeMott, from Upper Darby High School for his project entitled “The Effect of Lava Flow Velocity on Lava Channel Sinuosity in the Olympus Mons Region.”