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2010 Research Fellowships

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Participants 2010

  Title of SURF Project Faculty/Student Name Major (Student)
       
1  Marine Biofilms in the
Long Island Sound
Faculty: Shannon Ciston
Student: Nicole Reardon
Chemical
Engineering
       
2  Tungsten Trioxide-Polypyrrole
Sensing Films
Faculty: Nancy Savage
Student: Stephanie
Lechen
Chemistry and
Forensic Science
       
3  Accumulation of Engineered
Nanoparticles to Agricultural Crops
 Faculty: Saion
Sinha-Jason White
Student: Joseph
Hawthorne
 Forensic
Science
       
4  Use of Tannin to Characterize
Wood and Soil Debris
Faculty: Howard Harris
Student: Stephan Braye
Forensic
Science
       
5
Using Monte Carlo Simulation
to Improve the Accuracy of
Nanotechnology-Based
Detection of Lyme
Disease-Causing Bacteria

 Faculty: Saion Sinha
Student: Peter Shindler

Applied
Math
       
6  Efficient and Environmentally
Benign Synthesis of Complex
Aromatic Heterocycles

Faculty: Pier Cirillo
Student: Lucia Moreno

Forensic
Science
       
7  Thermal Tolerance of the
Larvae of the Invasive
Tunicate Styela clava

Faculty: Carmela Cuomo
Student: Nicholas Brunetti

Marine
Biology
       
8  Electrospinning of Molybdenum
Oxide-Polypyrrole Composites
Faculty: Nancy Savage
Student: Danielle Gorka
Forensic Science
and Chemistry
       
9  Investigation of allicin
as an effective treatment
for Lyme Disease

Faculty: Eva Sapi
Student: Gloria Frankson

Forensic Science
and Biology
       
10  Models of Non-enzymatic,
Autocatalytic eplication of dsRNA
under Pre-biotic Conditions
using Thermal Cycling
 Faculty: Pauline
Schwartz-Carl Barratt
Student: Dante Lepore
Biochemistry and
Forensic Science
       
11  Nanomaterials: Synthesizing
and Characterizing
Superconductive Nanotubes
Faculty: W. David Harding
Student: Amanda Scalza
Chemical Engineering
and Chemistry
       
12  Mutations In the
BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes
Faculty: Charles Vigue
Student: Kristin Savoie
Forensic Science
and Biology
       
13  Finalization and Public Delivery
of the UNH Carbon Emissions
Footprint/Inventory
Faculty: Amy Thompson
Student: Matthew Altonji
 Civil Engineering
       
14  Investigating the Relationship
Between Sulfide Release from
Marine Sediments and the
Formation of Hypoxia in
Smithtown Bay, New York
Faculty: Carmela Cuomo
Student: Kathleen Sandin
Marine Biology
and
Environmental Sciences
       
15  Investigating the Influence
of Hypoxia on the Sub-Lethal
Stress Response of Marine
Invertebrates in Smithtown Bay, NY
Faculty: John Kelly
Student: Michael
Camardella
 Marine Biology
       
16  The Music Industry Circa
2010/The State of the Music
Industry: An Analysis
Faculty: Murray Krugman
Student: Jason
Beauregard
 
       
17  Response of fiddler crabs
Uca spp. In salt marshes to
changing habitat structure
on salt marshes and
relationships to seal-level rise.
Faculty: Roman Zajac
Student: Stephen Klepner
 Marine Biology