Collegiate Competitions

Collegiate Poster Competition

GRADUATE

1st
Manali Zantye, Texas A&M University, College Station

An Optimization-based Framework for the Synergistic Integration of Renewables and Flexible Carbon Capture Towards a Clean Energy Future

2nd
Katherine (Heidi) Fehr, University of Wisconsin–Madison

A Biomimetic Approach to Controlling Semi-Active Prosthetic Feet

3rd
Brittany Schutrum, Cornell University

Engineered 3D Tissue Models to Study Breast Cancer Invasion

UNDERGRADUATE

1st
Mary Sevart, University of Kansas

Valorization of Residual Hemp Biomass Through Thermochemical Processing

2nd
Lauren Campbell, University of Washington–Seattle

Sustainable and Scalable Synthesis of Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles for Next-Generation Battery Applications

3rd
Ashley Rosen, Duke University

HER: Hemorrhage Education Reimagined

Rapid Fire Competition

GRADUATE

1st
Gayatri Pahapale, Johns Hopkins University

Interplay of Substrate Geometry and Stiffness in Directing Multicellular Organization in Microwells

2nd
Sakina Mohammed Mota, Texas A&M University

U-Net Based Image Segmentation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

3rd
Iva Milisavljevic, Alfred University

Growth of YAG Single Crystals Using the Novel Solid-State Single Crystal Growth Method

UNDERGRADUATE

1st
Manvi Saxena, Indiana University

Modeling Antennal Feedback in Insect Flight Behaviors

2nd
Kellie Phong, Arizona State University

Microaggressions in STEM Classrooms Hinder Student Performance in Academic and Professional Settings

3rd
Jinbi Tian, George Washington University

Stretchable and Transparent Metal Nanowire Microelectrodes for Simultaneous Electrophysiology and Optogenetics Applications

Team Tech Competition

1st
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo working with Mazzetti

Sustainable Oxygen Generator System for Malawi

2nd
University of Minnesota–Twin Cities working with John Deere

Machine Health Monitoring System

3rd
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor working with KLA-Tencor

Development of Wearable Technology to Improve Accessibility and Safety of Clean Room Employees

Note: The following Rapid Fire Competition–Undergraduate finalist was inadvertently left out of the Conference 2021 issue: Cassidy Michaels, Arizona State University, Multimodal Biofeedback Increases Plantar Flexor Activity While Walking in Children with Cerebral Palsy. We apologize for the omission.

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