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SRF Student-Faculty Collaborative Projects for Spring/Summer

A list of projects to be offered Spring/Summer 2012

Faculty Sponsor

Department/ Project Title

Timing of Project and Other Information

Students Assigned 2012

Prof. Jacob Hale

Julian 238

jacobhale@depauw.edu

x4581

 

 

Physics/Astronomy

Water Droplet Impact Dynamcis Recorded at 200,000 Images per Second

Prerequisite classes: Physics 120 but can take during spring semester

 

Spring Semester: 12:40-3:30 pm Thursday

Summer: Note: 8 weeks only; 5/29-7/20

Drew Rohm-Ensing

Quinn Abarr

Prof. Ken Fortino

Olin Biol. 128

kenfortino@depauw.edu

x4008 

Biology:

Opening the Black Box of Ecosystem Function: Interactions Between Biodiversity and Carbon

 

Spring Semester: 12:40-3:30pm Thursday

Summer: 9 weeks; 5/29-7/29

Clare Hasken

Prof. James Benedix

Olin Biol. 110

jbenedix@depauw.edu

x4771 

Biology:

Behavioral studies of Frogs, Crickets,
and Small Mammals

BIO 135 and 145 would be helpful classes to have- can take during spring semester

Spring semester: Thursdays 12:40-3:30 pm; Note: this is a split semester option--meets last 7 weeks of spring semester and 1st 7 weeks of fall semester; students off campus in fall '12 not eligible for this project

Summer: Note: this is an extended spring/summer project; work is between May 21 and August 17--students will work 10 weeks but have time off in mid-summer for vacation

Seth Mills

Megan Morrison

Prof. Jeffrey Hansen 
jhansen@depauw.edu 
360 Julian Science Center 
658-4613 

Chemistry & Biochemistry:

Stereoselective Synthesis of Epoxides for Preparation of Drug-like Molecules

Prerequisite classes: CHEM 120

Spring semester: 12:40-3:30 pm Thursday

Summer: Note: 9 week project: 5/29-7/27

Mike Curts

Ben Fisher

Xin 'Alice' Zheng


Prof. Sharon Crary

Julian 328

scrary@depauw.edu

x4848 

Chemistry & Biochemistry:

Studying the Soluble N-Terminal Domain of Ebola Virus Nucleoprotein

Prerequisite classes: CHEM 120 or 130

Spring Semester: 8:30am-11:30am Tuesday

Note: split semester class="begins" after spring break and first 7 weeks fall semester; students off campus fall semester '12 cannot do this project

Summer: 10 weeks; 5/29-8/3

Lauren Salay

Prof. Sharon Crary

Julian 328

scrary@depauw.edu

x4848

Chemistry & Biochemistry:

Development of Rapid Paper-Based Diagnostic Techniques for the Tropical Parasitic Disease Leishmaniasis

Prerequisite classes: CHEM 120 or 130

Spring Semester: 8:30am-11:30am Tuesday

Note: split semester class="begins" after spring break and first 7 weeks fall semester; students off campus fall semester '12 cannot do this project

Summer: 10 weeks; 5/29-8/3

 

Madeline Perry 

Prof. Hilary Eppley

Julian 355

heppley@depauw.edu

x4603 

Chemistry & Biochemistry:

Ionic Liquids for Synthesizing New Metallo-organic Materials

Prerequisite class: CHEM 130 or 120; but can be taken during spring semester

 

 

Prof. Daniel Gurnon

Julian 325

danielgurnon@depauw.edu

x6279 

Chemistry/Biochemisty:

Visualizing Disordered Proteins

Prerequisite classes:

Required = Chem 170

Recommended = Chem 120, Chem 240

Spring Semester: 12:40-3:30pm Thursday

Summer: 10 weeks; 5/29-8/3

Sam Anderson

Ben Cox

Prof. J. Pope 
Julian 213

jpope@depauw.edu

x4105 

Geosciences:

Investigating Agricultural Runoff in Indiana

Prerequisite classes: not necessary although intro. geoscience and chem. classes a plus

Spring Semester: Time arranged in spring semester; Note: split semester meeting final 7 wks. of spring semester and first 7 wks. of fall semester;

students off-campus in fall '12 cannot do this project

Summer: 10 weeks; 5/29-8/3

Caitlin Handy

Carly Dutkiewicz

Prof. Pat Babington 
Lilly Center 2nd floor Main Office Complex 
patbabington@depauw.edu

x 4948 

Kinesiology:

The Effect of Whole Body Vibration on Hoffmann Reflex Gain

Spring semester: 12:40-3:30pm Thursday Note: split semester meeting last 1/2 spring semester and 1st 7 wks. of fall semester; students off campus in fall '12 not eligible for this project

Summer: 10 weeks: 5/29-8/3

Erin Komornik

Doron Kantor

Prof. Michael Roberts and Prof. Terri Bonebright 
112 Harrison Hall ; Harrison 114

michaelroberts@depauw.edutbone@depauw.edu 
x 6468 and x4575 

Psychology:

Eye-Tracking and Behavioral Experiments

 

Spring Semester: 8:30-11:30am Tuesdays

Summer: 10 weeks; 5/29-8/3

Haley Pratt

Garth Synnestvedt

Prof. Naima Shifa;

Dept. of Mathematics; Julian 312; x 4734

Mathematics: 

A Two-stage Method for Estimating Rare and Clustered Animals in a Vast Area

 Summer 10 weeks

Hengshuo Zhang

(Lateral Entry student; spring '12)