Summer Scholars 2019

URaCE REU Scholars

JheDienne Adams

JheDienne Adams

Strange Fruit: A Historical Examination of the Black Female Body as More than Medical Material

Mentor: William Kuby

Major: History

Bennett Bowden

Bennett Bowden

The Effects of Big Data on Healthcare Jobs: A Systematic Literature Review

Mentor: Mina Sartipi

Major: Computer Science and Engineering

Jessica Gregg

Jessica Gregg

Belief or Abuse: An Explorative Examination of Religiosity, Domestic Physical and Verbal Abuse and the Correlates of Attitudes Toward Partner Violence

Mentor: Chris Silver

Major: Psychology and Criminal Justice

Aaren Isabel

Aaren Isabel

1st Historical Database of Introduce Fish Species in Tennessee

Mentor: Fernando Alda

Major: Biology

Kathryn Jackson

Kathryn Jackson

Optimizing the Chemical Recipe for Ambiently Dried Transparent Aerogel

Mentor: Sungwoo Yang

Major: Chemical Engineering

Matthew McCarver

Matthew McCarver

Inference For The Normal Youden Index Under Type II Censoring

Mentor: Sumith Gunasekera

Major: Mathematics

Ryenne McDowell

Ryenne McDowell

What Effect Does Public Policy Have on Gentrification and the Displacement of African-Americans in Chattanooga, Tennessee?

Mentor: Marcus D. Mauldin

Major: Political Science

Olivia Morrison

Olivia Morrison

The Effects of E-cigarette Alkaloids on Gene Expression and Cell Viability in Lung Cells

Mentor: Margaret Kovach

Major: Biology

Alaura Robinson

Alaura Robinson

Rethinking the Technopoly: Black Mirror’s Warning to Parents and Youth

Mentor: Elizabeth Gailey

Major: Communication

Ashwyn Sam

Ashwyn Sam

Evaluation of Discretization Schemes in Biglobal Stability Analysis of Cylindrically-Shaped Solid and Hybrid Rockets

Mentor: Trevor Elliott

Major: Mechanical Engineering & General Mathematics

Steven Sawyer

Steven Sawyer

Nanomaterial Characterization and Treatment in Urban Stormwater Runoff

Mentor: Jejal Reddy-Bathi

Major: Civil Engineering

Lysa Scealf

Lysa Scealf

The Therapeutic Importance of Compassionate Care

Mentor: Sarah Einstein

Major: Creative Writing

Kalie Shaw

Kalie Shaw

An Exploratory Study of How the Convergent News Model Relates to Student Media

Mentor: William Davis

Major: Communications

David Smith

David Smith

Fatty Acid-Mediated Phenotypic Responses in Vibrio fischeri and Vibrio alginolyticus

Mentor: David Giles

Major: Biology

Adeola Ijiyode

Adeola Ijiyode

A Retrospective Investigation of Racial-Ethnic Socialization

Mentor: Amye Warren

Major: Psychology

Terele Parker

Terele Parker*

Super-Capacitor Solar Charging 

Mentor: Mina Sartipi

*Tuskegee University

 

Cádiz REU Scholars

Braley Gentry

Braley Gentry

Prey insect fauna and sugar composition of leaf mucilage droplets in the rare carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum (Drosophyllaceae)

MentorsFernando Ojeda and Cefe Carrera

Major: BS Biology: General

Jaylen Mans

Jaylen Mans

A possible nephroprotective role of Semaglutide; a new glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonist, in HEK 293 cells

Mentor: Manuel Carrasco Viñuela

Major: BS: Pre-Professional Biology

BA: Spanish

Mark Merritt

Mark Merritt

Introducing Neural Networks in the field of EV

Mentor: Fernando Perez

Major: Electrical Engineering

Peter Zeglen

Peter Zeglen

An Exploration of Non-Gaussian Processes in Bayesian Optimization

 

Mentors: Antonio Gamez, and Luis Molinero Lafuente

Major: Mathematics with a concentration in Computer Science