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Graduate Exhibition Archive of Award Winners

2017 Award Winners

Research Poster Option

Arts & Humanities

First Place

  • Julio Diarte. Arts and Architecture / ARCHITECTURE. "Transforming Waste Cardboard into Alternative Construction Materials: Radical Material Re-use for Self-built, Compact, and Affordable Housing"
  • Angelica Rocio Rodriguez Ramirez. Arts and Architecture / ARCHITECTURE. "Impact of Architectural Design Features of Communal Spaces in Social Housing Projects on Residential Satisfaction and Quality of Spaces"

Second Place

  • Pin-Yun Wang. Liberal Arts / APPLIED LINGUISTICS. "A Cognitive-Pragmatic Study on Modal Verbs of Possibility in Chinese: The Case of Neng"

Third Place

  • Lauren Camacci. Liberal Arts / COMMUNICATION ARTS AND SCIENCES. "The Blueprint and the Mirror: Richard Nixon’s Presidential Rhetoric and American Masculinity"
  • Lindsey Kurtz. Liberal Arts / APPLIED LINGUISTICS. "Conceptual Development of Analogical Reasoning in the Second Language Legal Classroom"
  • James Maxson. Liberal Arts / COMMUNICATION ARTS AND SCIENCES. "Burying the King Again: Buddy Bolden’s Jazz Funeral and Defleshed Memory"

Engineering

First Place

  • Brittany Banik. Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs / BIOENGINEERING. "Multiscale Approach to Bioinstructive Synthetic Scaffold Design for Tendon Tissue Engineering"

Second Place

  • Jaskanwal Chhabra. Engineering / CIVIL ENGINEERING. "Sequential Decision Process for the Design of Resilient and Sustainable Buildings"
  • Xiong Lei. Earth and Mineral Sciences, / PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS ENGINEERING. "Joint Inversion of Compressional and Shear Wave Attenuation to Characterize Gas Reservoirs"

Third Place

  • Clara Capparelli. Engineering / CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. "The Influence of Morphology on Micropatterned Photopolymerizable Ion Exchange Membranes"
  • Pei Wang. Information Sciences and Technology / INFORMATION SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY. "Translingual Obfuscation"

Health & Life Sciences

First Place

  • Faris Zuraikat. Health and Human Development / NUTRITION. "An Offer You Can’t Refuse: Serving Larger Portions Leads to Increased Intake Despite a Year of Portion-control Training"

Second Place

  • Sara Klee. Agricultural Sciences / PLANT PATHOLOGY. "Taking Advantage of Native Phyllobacteria to Manage Fire Blight Disease in Pennsylvania’s Apple Orchards"
  • Chaoran Ma. Health and Human Development / NUTRITION. "Probable Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder and Risk of Stroke: A Prospective Study"
  • Maliheh Safari. Agricultural Sciences / PLANT PATHOLOGY. "Evolution of a Plant Persistent Virus and its Modification of Aphid Behavior"

Third Place

  • Lauren Abbott. Health and Human Development / RECREATION, PARK AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT. "Understanding Soundscape Perceptions in National Parks"
  • Mihaela Ciulei. Health and Human Development / NUTRITION. "The Prevalence of Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in Iron Deficient and Iron Sufficient Mothers from Rural Bangladesh"
  • Adwitia Dey. Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs / PHYSIOLOGY. "A Tell-Tale Mind: What Diet Induced Obesity Can Tell us About our Aging Brain"
  • Samantha McKinney. Agricultural Sciences / ANIMAL SCIENCE. "Pathogen Survival in Fermented Dry Sausages Using a Low-Temperature Heat Treatment"
  • Marcia Satryan. School of Nursing / NURSING. "Impact of a Self-Learning End-of-Life Module on Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude"
  • Yasina Somani. Health and Human Development / KINESIOLOGY. "Acute Nitrate Supplementation Lowers Retrograde Shear Stress in Post-menopausal Women"

Physical Sciences & Mathematics

First Place

  • Joanmarie Delvecchio. Earth and Mineral Sciences, / GEOSCIENCES. "A Long-lived Record of Climate-modulated Erosion Preserved in a Sandstone Headwater Valley, Central Pennsylvania"

Second Place

  • Austin White-Gaynor. Earth and Mineral Sciences, / GEOSCIENCES. "High-Resolution Body Wave Tomography of the Ross Sea Embayment, Antarctica"

Third Place

  • Maeva Pourpoint. Earth and Mineral Sciences, / GEOSCIENCES. "High Resolution Shear-Wave Velocity Structure of Greenland from Earthquake and Ambient Noise Surface Wave Tomography"

Social & Behavioral Sciences

First Place

  • Peiyuan Wang. Health and Human Development / KINESIOLOGY. "A Continuous Force Go/No-go Task Improves Sensitivity in Examination of Inhibitory Control in Young Adults with and without ADHD"

Second Place

  • Lauren Halberstadt. Liberal Arts / SPANISH. "Investigating Community Norms and Linguistic Mechanisms in Codeswitching: Bridging Linguistic Theory and Psycholinguistic Experimentation"
  • Sarah Patterson. Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs / DEMOGRAPHY. "Family Structure and Adult Children’s Aid to Their Parents"
  • Chih-Hsiang Yang. Health and Human Development / KINESIOLOGY. "Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a Mindful Walking Program for Reducing Negative Affect in Older Adults"

Third Place

  • Melissa Gutworth. Liberal Arts / PSYCHOLOGY. "Leader-Follower Fit and the Creative Process"
  • David Lander. Liberal Arts / ECONOMICS. "Borrowing and Welfare Implications of an Income Floor"
  • Jessica Meyer. Liberal Arts / PSYCHOLOGY. "Frequency of Subconcussive Head Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and Hypoxic Brain Injuries in Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Pilot Data"
  • Maridel Reyes. Agricultural Sciences / FOOD SCIENCE. "Influence of Consumer Attitudes of Sweeteners on Intended Intake of Flavored Milk in Adolescent Women"

Performance Option

First Place

  • Anthony Poehailos. Arts and Architecture / PERFORMANCE. "Arlequin"

Second Place

  • Fabio Saggin. Arts and Architecture / MUSIC. "Brasiliana"

Third Place

  • Stephen Fleming. Arts and Architecture / MUSIC. "KíM for Solo Snare Drum"

Video Option

First Place

  • Wyatt Culler. Engineering / MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. "Experimental Investigation of Fuel Staging Transients in a Multi-Nozzle Combustor"

Second Place

  • Ece Alat. Earth and Mineral Sciences, / MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. "Ceramic Coating for Corrosion (C3) Resistance of Nuclear Fuel Cladding"
  • George Lohay. Eberly College of Science / BIOLOGY. "Identifying Connectivity and Gene Flow Barriers for the African Savanna Elephants between the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem and Metapopulations in Northern Tanzania"

Visual Arts Option

First Place

  • Lindsey Landfried. Arts and Architecture / ART. "Ultraviolet"

Second Place

  • Valerie Dillon. Arts and Architecture / ART. "Interfacing"
  • Ciara Newton. Arts and Architecture / ART EDUCATION. "Disturbed Expressions: The Displaced and Reform of Dialect"

Previous Winners by Year

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