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Spring 2018 Symposium Archive

Project Title Participant Focus Area Type
The Utilization of Cross-linked Polymer Mesh in Water Filtration to Increase Efficiency Alex Buffington Sustainability FURI
Gait Optimization for Bio-Inspired Robotics Hailey Burch Security FURI
Comparative Assessment of DARPin and scFv for Neurodegenerative Disease Diagnostics Abigail Call Health FURI
Stochastic Modeling and Optimization to Improve Identification and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Raquel Camarena Health MORE
Ultrasound-Enhanced Desorption Nicolas Campbell Energy FURI
Low Cost Sensing Andrew Carlson Education FURI
3D Printing Plastic Recycling Machine Luis Castillo Sustainability KEEN
Modeling, Analysis and Decision Making for Coupled Water Systems in the Presence of Significant Uncertainty Charles Cederstrom Sustainability FURI
Adaptation of Laser Activated Sutures for Intestinal Surgeries via Chemical Cross-linking Andy Chang Health FURI
Enhancing Interdisciplinary Thinking in Co-Curricular Programs Diana Chen Education FURI
Photoacoustic Flow Cytometry Matthew Chrest Health FURI
Learning Modes for Sequential Decision Making Using Stochastic Search Perry Wang Education FURI
Design and Development of a Precision Robotic Thrower and a Smart Target Carolyn Christie Education FURI
Evaluating the Effects of a Negatively-Damped Ankle-Foot Orthosis on Gait Andrew Cook Health MORE
Development of an Independent Compact Air Compression System for Soft Robotic Actuation Bryce Copenhaver Health FURI
Process Gas Analysis on Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Algae Connor Copp Energy MORE
Turbulent Drag Reduction in Pipes by Spanwise Wall Oscillations Daniel Coxe Energy MORE
Developing Novel 3D Printed Hydrogel-based Bioinks Andrew D'Arcangelis Health MORE
Potential Effect of Prolonged Weathering on Heavy Metal Leaching from Heavy-Metal-Treated-Wood Nguyen Dang Xuan Health FURI
An Optimization-Based Tool to Assist Conservation Planning Decisions Katherine Adams Sustainability FURI
Measuring Failure Load of Lumbar Spinous Processes to Transverse Mechanical Forces Framarz Alam Health GCSP
Pulsed Plasma Thruster Magnetic Field Study Omar Alavi Energy FURI
Controlling the Selectivity and Permeability of Graphene-based Membrane by Changing the Oxygen Content of Graphene Oxide Sheets Alissa Albrecht Sustainability FURI
3-D Printed Concrete Emily Alcazar Sustainability FURI
Virtual Reality (VR) for Rehabilitation Therapy of Stroke Parkinson’s Disease and Athlete Patients Mahdi Alharbi Health FURI
Effect of Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts on Breast Cancer Cell Migration Parameters Mayar Allam Health FURI
Stability of Ankle Motion in Eversion and Inversion Motion Azza Amer Health FURI
Thermal Conductivity of Crystalline Polypyrrole Jun An Health FURI
Student Retention Anas Arafat Education FURI
Camera Positional Robotic Arm Austin Armstrong Education FURI
The Response of the Human Ankle to Variable Negative Damping James Arnold Health FURI
Inside-Out Tracking with Redirected Walking for Free World Mobile Virtual Reality Navigation Alireza Bahremand Education FURI
Nanoparticle Delivery through a Resection-Disrupted Blood Brain Barrier for the Treatment of Glioblastoma Sara Belko Health FURI
Evaluating the Effect of Visual Stimuli on the Intelligibility of Dysarthric Speech Amber Bennett Health FURI
NASA Space Grant Robotics Alex Bertram Education KEEN
Modeling the Voluntary Reflex of the Human Ankle Tanner Bitz Health MORE
How Surface Roughness Affects Interfacial Strength of Steel and Ice Clayton Bliss Security FURI
Wearable Sensor System to Aid in Ankle Rehabilitation Jayden Booth Health FURI
National Association of Engineering Student Councils Engineering Leadership Summit LemLem Brook Education KEEN
Building a Vapor Phase Photoreactor for Photocatalytic Water Splitting Alexander Bravenec Energy FURI
Characterization of Flow Properties of Wet Particle Using the FT4 Powder Rheometer Ci Brouillard Energy FURI
Side-Viewing Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging Probe Blake Browning Health FURI
Aerodynamic Propeller Modelling Brandon Dawson Security FURI
Design of a Fully-Actuated Self-Driving Car Sam Deadrick Energy FURI
Efficient Hash Family Creation and Implementation Nicholas Debeurre Security FURI
What’s up with Privacy?: User Preferences and Privacy Concerns in Intelligent Personal Assistants Aditya Deotale Security FURI
Perception of Emotions Based on Tactile Facial Action Units by Individuals Who are Blind Samjhana Devkota Health FURI
Computational Pathways to the Optimal Design of Polymer Processing Routes Timoteo Diaz Energy FURI
Around the Corner Imaging at Terahertz Sai Doddalla Security MORE
Drivability Optimization of Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for Automobiles by Additional Sensory Inputs: Experimental Eunsol Ko Sustainability FURI
Leaching and Attrition of Layered Double Hydroxide Sorbents for Selenium Oxoanions Andrea Kraetz Sustainability FURI
Analyzing Gait Perturbations to Assess Variability in Dynamic Stability for Fall Risk Assessment Itai Kreisler Health FURI
Image Processing and Tracking in Underwater Low-Light Conditions Corey Kurowski Education FURI
Effect of Flow Rate on Interfacial Fracture between Ice and Steel Brandon Kwan Security FURI
Vagus Nerve Stimulation To Treat Oromotor Dysfunction in a Rat Model of Parkinson’s Disease Stephen Lane Health GCSP
Adaptive Expertise in Embedded Systems Design James Larson Education FURI
Chemical Gradient Fabrication through Electrospinning Minh Le Health FURI
Enhancing Inorganic Carbon Absorption and Fixation by Cyanobacteria using Amine Absorbents Sara Lee Energy FURI
Investigating Leg Prosthesis Kinematics for Walking on Surfaces of Different Compliance Lynsey Lehmann Health FURI
Soft Robotics: A Quasi-Passive Knee Brace to Assist in Lifting Kyle Lewis Health FURI
The Effects of Shear Modulus on Fouling Rates Leo Lin Energy FURI
Data Process Methods in the Design of Pressure Monitoring System for Scoliosis Fusion Surgery Jinglin Liu Health FURI
Development of a Ground Robot with a Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) Capability Nikki Lopez Energy FURI
Enumeration of Self-Avoiding Walks in Self-Organizing Particle Systems Kevin Lough Education FURI
Optimizing Control Strategies for Hybrid Electric Vehicles to Reduce Fuel Consumption and Idling Times Trevor Lucero Energy FURI
Soft Robotic Control System Christopher Lue Sang Health FURI
All in the Hips: Exoskeletal Design for Occupational Lift-Support and Rehabilitation James Lyon Health FURI
ASU Rise Lab’s Self Balancing Bicycle Miles Mabey Health GCSP
In Vitro Cell Culture Model on the Influence of Advanced Glycation End-Products and Type 2 Diabetes Lindsey Macias Health MORE
Modeling, Analysis, Control, and Design of Hypersonic Air Vehicles Using Stealth Technology Nicholas Magana Security FURI
Implementation of Self Adjustable Treadmill Kishen Mahadevan Health MORE
Randomized Construction of Homogeneous Scattering Hash Families Luke Mains Security FURI
Waste Stream Map of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area Sonia Malek Sustainability FURI
Fracture Toughness vs. Salt Content of Ice Karim Mardambek Energy FURI
Sensor Efficacy in Measuring Bone Depth for Neurosurgical Applications Ethan Marschall Health GCSP
Scalable Manufacturing Processes for Functionalized UV Transparent Nano-Porous Filament Rohith Mathews Sustainability MORE
Korwave: Wearable, Seizure Detection Headband Patrick McFarland Health KEEN
Development and Validation of Active Pixel Sensors for Star Tracker Applications Breydan Dotson Security FURI
Point-of-Care Mutation Detection in Navajo Neurohepatopathy Courtney DuBois Health MORE
Synthesis and Characterization of Traditional and Chalcogenide Nanocomposites Michael Durso Security FURI
Pressure Differential Sequestration of Ambient Humidity Justin Edberg Sustainability FURI
Handheld IR Spectrometer Ryan Fagan Education KEEN
Utilizing Biopolymers with Incorporations of Nanoclays to Develop Sustainable Bioplastics Nathaniel Fink Sustainability FURI
Haptic Vision Substitution Diane Flores Health MORE
Damage Tolerant Design Guidelines for Seamless Carbon Fiber Composite Structures for Pressurized Cylinders Collin Foster Security FURI
Effects of Plasticizers on Solid Rocket Propellant Adhesion William Frieden Templeton Energy FURI
Progerin-Induced Aging to Develop a Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Model of Alzheimer’s Disease Carlye Frisch Health FURI
A Higher-Quality Haptic Display Aundre' Garcia Health FURI
Cost-Effective Surveying Using Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles YiZhuand "JJ" Garrard Sustainability KEEN
Impact of Time Constraints on HackerRank Assessments Kiana Ghazouli Education GCSP
Computer Vision Navigation for Robotic Campus Guide Zakk Giacometti Sustainability FURI
The Development of a Multi-Marker Sensor for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Tiffany Gong Health FURI
Assessing the Ability of Startle to Predict Learning Retention Smita Gopalakrishnan Health FURI
Human Neural Progenitor Cell Transplantation Sustainment and Maturation with Immunodeficient Mice Shannon Grassi Health FURI
Energy-Free Personal Security Wristband Xianfan Gu Health FURI
Chat-Box as Mood Analyzer for Individuals with Social Interaction Disabilities Bineeta Gupta Health MORE
Diagnostic Methods for Detecting Microvillus Inclusion Disease Hawley Helmbrecht Health FURI
Integrated Sensing for a Soft Neuroprosthetic Joshua Hsu Health FURI
Adhesion of Octopus Bimaculoides Anna Hu Energy FURI
Modular Household Aquaponics for Low-Income Families Don Hull Sustainability FURI
Clinical Imaging Post-Processing to Improve Surgery in Focal Cortical Dysplasia Cases Zachary Humphreys Health FURI
Automotive OEM ESS Evaluation Arik Jacobson Sustainability FURI
Heavy Hydrocarbon Removal using Ozonation Techniques Brielle Januszewski Sustainability FURI
Design of Compact Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Gait Assistance Vaibhav Jhawar Health MORE
Novel Solar Array Interface Electronics for Maximum PV Power Extraction Everett Johnson Energy FURI
Effects of Thermal Deformation in Constrained Sheet Metal Arminta Jordan Security FURI
Quantifying Post- Surgical Brain Shift to Improve Multi- Modal Imaging Application in Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy Ladan Kamali Sarvestnai Health FURI
Algorithms for Learning, Cooperation and Coordination of Multi Agent Systems in the Presence of Uncertainties Karthik Kambam Security MORE
Sunc-Voc Measurements of Semi-Transparent Perovskite Solar Cells Mark Kapron Energy FURI
Wearable Antenna System for Touchless Gesture Recognition and Interaction Bharath Kashyap Security MORE
Mechanical Characterization of 3D Porous Electrospun Nanoscaffolds to Optimize Tissue Regenerative Response Maeve Kennedy Health GCSP
Developing Prosthesis for Children with Disabilities to Participate in Sports Bui Kimberly Health FURI
Aerodynamics of Propulsion Galen Kingsley Education FURI
Centrifugal Compressor with Thrust Vector Control for UAV Propulsion Kyle Kingston Energy FURI
Service Learning and Retention in Undergraduate Engineering Caroline Kireopoulos Education FURI
Developing an Educational Robotic Platform Jacob Knaup Education KEEN
Society of Automotive Engineering Baja Competition Jun Sasaki Education KEEN
Spatiotemporal Framework for Dynamic Merged Reality Content Creation Ashley Satkowski Education FURI
Simulating Interdependent Infrastructure Vulnerability to Projected Demand Increases in Phoenix Suzanne Schadel Sustainability FURI
An Arizona-Specific, Real-World Driving Emissions Testing Methodology Gabriella Schweska Sustainability FURI
Using Prefetching Algorithms to Seamlessly Download Data Aashiq Shaikh Education FURI
Cortical Contributions of Sensory Gaiting to Voluntary Movement: A Somatosensory Evoked Potential Study Fangchi Shao Health FURI
Managing Respiratory Disease with Wearable Devices Nandini Sharma Health FURI
Converting Industrial Combustion Byproducts to Liquid Transportation Fuels and Environmentally Friendly Nitrogen-containing Compounds Thembelihle Shongwe Energy FURI
The Effects of Electrotactile Stimulation over Multiple Feedback Sites through Proprioceptive Mapping David Shumate Health FURI
Reinforcement Learning with Randomized Rewards Kyle Shumway Education FURI
Efficient Algorithms for the Construction of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes Andrew Shurman Security FURI
Tomographic Damage Detection Run Si Sustainability FURI
Elucidation of Stromal Fibroblast and Antifibrotic Drug on Chemo Resistance Within a 3D Model Casey Silva Health FURI
Generation of an Inducible CRISPR/dCas9-KRAB System to Modulate Gene Expression Esther Sim Health FURI
Micromilling Testbed Interface Richard Simpson Sustainability FURI
Silicon Nanoparticle Layers for Use as Glass Insulation Daniel Sinclair Sustainability GCSP
Are Existing Knowledge Transfer Techniques Effective to Train Deep Networks On Edge Devices? Ragini Sistla Education MORE
Design and Implementation of an Internet-of-Things (IoT) Based Activity Tracker for Pet Care Sean Slamka Health FURI
Connectivity Based Reserve Planning Tool Steven Smith Sustainability FURI
Development of Multi-Sensor Intelligent Embedded System to Assist the Blind with Mobility & Environmental Awareness Bhavica Soni Health FURI
Development of an Assistive Soft Robotic Device Curtis Sparks Health FURI
Acetone: A Promising Biomarker for Human Fat Metabolism Mark Sprowls Health FURI
Training Deep Neural Networks with Quantization and Structured Sparsity Gaurav Srivastava Health MORE
Development of a Conductive Injectable Hydrogel for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Yuka Sugamura Health MORE
Utilization of Neuromorphic Computing Principles for Designing Biological Neurons in CMOS ICs Alisha Menon Sustainability FURI
Development of a Battery Management & Charging System for Autonomous UAVs Sami Mian Energy MORE
CoP Fleet Performance and Environmental Impact Evaluation Miles Miller Energy FURI
How Can Machine Learning Improve Password Security? Zachary Monroe Security FURI
A Productivity Assessment of Pre-Fabrication in Construction Paul Moon Sustainability FURI
Large Scale Expansion and Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitor Cells from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients Daylin Morgan Health MORE
The Effects of Advanced Glycation End-Products and Type 2 Diabetes on Bone Regeneration Adriana Moya Health FURI
An Investigation to Find and Characterize an Effective Catalyst for the Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) Cathode That Maximize the Efficiency of Hydrogen Peroxide Production and Reduce its Decomposition Rate Lincoln Mtemeri Sustainability FURI
Viability Study for a 2-Degree-of-Freedom Canfield Joint for Spacecraft Attitude Control Aplication Philip Mulford Energy FURI
Aminoglycoside Polymers in Combination Treatments for Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Studies Harini Muralikrishnan Health MORE
Evaluation of a Soft-Robotic Knee Exosuit for Stair ascent Niveditha Muthukrishnan Health MORE
Mechanical Analysis of Reinforced Foam Core Composites Akshay Nalla Security FURI
Metabolically Engineering D-Lactate from Corynebacterium Glutamicum Ben Nauroth Sustainability FURI
In situ SEM testing for Fatigue Crack Growth: Mechanical Investigation of Titanium Alyssa Nazareno Energy GCSP
Active Temperature Managment for Transtibial Prosthetic Sockets Andrew Nelson Health FURI
A Deep Learning Autoencoder for EMG Changepoint Recognition in Robotic Applications Elliot Nester Health FURI
Electromagnetic Ion-Exchange Water Treatment Njideka Nnorom Sustainability FURI
Personalized Browser History Anonymization Alex Nou Security FURI
Disinfection of Water with a UV-Catalyzed TiO2 Reactor Dillon Nys Sustainability MORE
The Effect of Vibrotactile Stimulation on Upper Limb Proprioceptive Map Characteristics Gerrit Orthlieb Health FURI
Perovskite Surface Analysis Corbin Ott Energy FURI
Soybean Robustness Modeling Ozkan Ozcan Sustainability FURI
AZLoop – Arizona SpaceX Hyperloop Competition Team Ishan Pannala Sustainability KEEN
Effects of Manufacturing Methods on Piezoresistive Properties in Advanced Carbon Nanotube Based Sensors Suparva Paruthy Sustainability FURI
Stock Market Portfolio Optimization Bryce Pedroza Security FURI
Student Retention Analysis Diego Perozo Education FURI
Design and Development of a Safe and Effective Upper Gastrointestinal Foreign Body Extraction Device Christopher Pina Health FURI
Real-time Illumination Estimation for Mobile Augmented Reality Siddhant Prakash Education MORE
Fabrication of Buckypaper Using 3D printing technology Eric Probst Sustainability FURI
Swachh-X: Sustainable Recycling Sorter Dhruv Rajani Sustainability KEEN
Selective Electro-Fermentation of Scenedesmus Acutus Neil Rastogi Energy FURI
MYO Integrated Hand Prosthesis Luc Reboulet Health FURI
Norepinephrine and Adenosine Infused Microparticles for Brown Adipose Tissue Stimulation Levi Riley Health FURI
Modeling Extra Cellular Matrix (ECM) Re-organization Due to Cell-ECM Mechanical Interactions Wei Wei Robinson Health FURI
Reductive Dechlorination of Trichloroethene Sustained by Microbial Chain Elongation Aide Robles Sustainability MORE
Porous Silica Films as Thermally Insulating Coatings on Windows Nathan Rodkey Energy FURI
Bioresponsive Copolymers of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) with Enzyme-Dependent Lower Critical Solution Temperatures Karime Jocelyn Rosas Gomez Health MORE
Precision Following of a Ground Vehicle by a Fully Instrumented Quadcopter with a Go-Ahead Audio-Visual Support Capability Tanner Rosenthal Security FURI
Ground-Based Robotic Vehicle Following and Separation Control: An Image Processing Approach Mohamed Sabet Security FURI
Compact Terahertz Real-Time Imaging System Mahmoud Sakr Security MORE
Parametric Design Optimization of Multi-Functional Honeycomb Structures for Additive Manufacturing Bharath Santhanam Sustainability MORE
ZIF-71/PDMS Mixed Matrix Membranes for Acetone-Butanol-Ethanol Separations by Pervaporation Uyen Tong Energy MORE
2018 Spaceport America Cup Brent Wallace Education KEEN
Learning Modes for Sequential Decision Making Using Stochastic Search Ryan Christensen Education FURI
Next Generation Composite Polymer Solid Electrolytes Justin Whetten Energy FURI
Sunlight-Induced Structural and Functional Changes in Graphene-Based Composite Materials Zhiwei Xiao Sustainability MORE
Microstructure-Based Multiaxial Fatigue Analysis Nan Xu Sustainability FURI
Development and Analysis of Reward-Adaptive Reinforcement Learning Agents Conor Yates-Koch Health FURI
Cervical Cancer Detector Junmin Zhong Health FURI
Electrocatalytic and Optical Properties of Various Hydrogen-Production Catalysts Immobilized at a Polymer-nanoITO Interface Yegor Zenkov Health Guest Researcher
Photochemical Transformation on Plasmonic Nanoparticles Via Resonant Radiated-Induced Heating Simol Shah Energy Guest Researcher
Convective Heat Transfer in a Rotary Drum Andrew Swedler Energy FURI
Shape Memory Polymers Fabricated with Recycled Thermoplastics in 3D Printing Andrew Sweeney Sustainability FURI
Deep Predictive Models for Collision Risk Assessment in Autonomous Driving Cesar Tamayo Security FURI
Parallel Exo-Skeletal Vehicle Bradley Taylor Health FURI
Development of ZnSnON as a Potential Earth Abundant Solar Cell Material Nicholas Theut Energy FURI
Soft Robotic Mobility Device Robert Tichy Health FURI
Strain and Process Development for Detoxifying Biomass John Tindell Sustainability MORE
Lightweight Electric Motorcycle Battery James Tobin Sustainability KEEN
Finite Element Modeling of Micro-scale Bending Testing of Nuclear Reactor Materials Yida Tong Energy FURI
Nanoporous Morphology of Dealloyed Parent Phase Ordered and Disordered Cu3Au Alloys Ariana Tse Energy FURI
Developing Fatigueless 3-phase Nanocomposite Sensors Michael Tucker Security FURI
Blood Based Mass Spectrometry Assay for Rapid Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring of Tuberculosis Jaffalie Twaibu Health FURI
Application of Axiomatic Distance Calculation of Incomplete Rankings in Genomics Vishwa Vasani Health MORE
Using CFD Tools to Determine Aerodynamic Forces and Moments of Floating Objects in Engineering Applications Paulo Vasconcelos Energy FURI
The Use of Augmented Reality (AR) and Physical Activity (PA) to Help Students with ADHD Learn Jonacarl Vilchez Education FURI
In-Situ ABI Testing of Pipeline Materials Yugansh Virmani Sustainability FURI
Fouling performance of ZIF-71/PDMS membrane Tham Vo Sustainability FURI
App Development for Intelligent Interactive Adaptive Learning Systems: Algebra Made Wonderful! Trae Waggoner Education FURI
Investigating the Effects of Photocatalytic Cementitious Material on NO Bassil Wali Sustainability FURI
Mapping Variability in the Medusae Fossae Formation Aditya Khuller Sustainability Guest Researcher