WE21 Rapid Fire Competition

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TUESDAY October 19, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EDT



Liliana Figueroa
University of California, Davis
Olfactory Navigation for Robotic Systems: Review

Jessica Paulus
Messiah University
HIV Early Detection for Low Resource Areas 

Yixiao Yue
University of California, Santa Barbara
Incentive Design for Congestion Games with Unincentivizable Users

Rebecca Shyu
University of Missouri – Columbia
Liver Cancer and Inequalities: A Data-Driven Approach

Rebecca Ashmore
Quinsigamond Community College
Pneumatic Actuator Control with Digital Valves

Jinbi Tian
George Washington University
Stretchable and Transparent Metal Nanowire Microelectrodes for Simultaneous Electrophysiology and Optogenetics Applications

Fiona Cai
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Feature Selection and Prediction of Treatment Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cassidy Michaels
Arizona State University
Multimodal Biofeedback Increases Plantar Flexor Activity While Walking in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Manvi Saxena
Indiana University
Modeling Antennal Feedback in Insect Flight Behaviors

Kellie Phong
Arizona State University
Microaggressions in STEM Classrooms Hinder Student Performance in Academic and Professional Settings


TUESDAY October 19, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT



Gayatri Pahapale
Johns Hopkins University
Interplay of Substrate Geometry and Stiffness in Directing Multicellular Organization in Microwells

Lael Wentland
Oregon State University
Electrochemical Sensing in Whole Human Saliva: Towards Personalized Drug Dosage Recommendations of Carbamazepine

Mireia Perera
Northeastern University
Assessment of the Effects of Smoke Exposure on Cardiopulmonary Function via Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Sakina Mohammed Mota
Texas A&M University
U-Net Based Image Segmentation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Kalie Knecht
UC Berkeley
3D Gamma-Ray Imaging Around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Lily Baye-Wallace
Arizona State University
Development of a Soft Robotic Hip Exosuit (SR-HExo) for Assistance and Rehabilitation of Human Locomotion

Namita Raghuvanshi
Utah State University
Fitting Cell-Based Biomechanical Models from Spatiotemporal Data: A Gradient Descent Approach

Rachel Chai
University of South Alabama
Constructed Wetlands in the Blackbelt of Alabama 

Iva Milisavljevic
Alfred University
Growth of YAG Single Crystals Using the Novel Solid-State Single Crystal Growth Method

Morgan Dalman
North Carolina State University
Anthropometric Scaling of a Generic Adult Model to Represent Pediatric Shoulder Strength