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David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Xerox Engineering Research Fellows
2012 Cohort

The Class of 2012 Xerox Scholars consisted of students majoring in various areas of engineering, including mechanical engineering (5), chemical engineering (5), electrical and computer engineering (4), biomedical engineering (6) computer science (2), and optics (2).

Elizabeth Martens
Faculty Mentor: Professor Renato Perucchio

Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Great Hall of Trajan's Market Over the Centuries Part 1: Static Analysis

Frank Wolfs
Faculty Mentor: Professor Sheryl Gracewski

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Modeling the Cochlea

Miguel Garcia
Faculty Mentor: Professor James C.M. Li
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dealloyed PtCo2 Nanotube Fabrication

Jesse Cramer
Faculty Mentor: Professor Renato Perucchio
Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Great Hall of Trajan's Market Over the Centuries Part 2: Dynamic Analysis

Syed Habib
Faculty Mentor: Professor James C.M. Li

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Fabrication of 1-D Nanostructure of Transition Metal Oxide and Following Reduction

Mike (Shyue-Li) Horng
Faculty Mentor: Professor Hong Yang
Department of Chemical Engineering

Size-Controlled Synthesis and Hydrogenation of Anatase TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalysis

Carrie Trant
Faculty Mentor: Professor Jacob Jorne
Department of Chemical Engineering

Solubility of Sodium Ferrocyanide and Potassium Ferrocyanide in Solutions of NaOH and KOH Mixtures at 25˚C

Peter Vercillo
Faculty Mentor: Professor Jacob Jorne
Department of Chemical Engineering

Solubility of Sodium Ferrocyanide in Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium Ferrocyanide in Potassium Hydroxide

Jeffrey Shapanka
Faculty Mentor: Professor Alexander Shestopalov
Department of Chemical Engineering

Colloidal Lithography of Polystyrene Particles in Preparation for Nanolithography of Polymer-Based Solar Cells

David Alvarado
Faculty Mentor: Professor Hong Yang
Department of Chemical Engineering

Performance Optimization of Pt3Ni Electrocatalyst Carbon Supports for PEM Fuel Cell Applications

Michael Beckley
Faculty Mentor: Professor Philippe Fauchet
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Optimization of ITO Layer on Plasmonic Thin Film a-Si Solar Cells

Jinnan Hussain
Faculty Mentor: Professor Gaurav Sharma
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Insertion Lengths in ncRNA Families: Testing the Exponential Hyopthesis

David Heid
Faculty Mentor: Professor Mark Bocko
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Beat-Detection: Keeping Tabs on Tempo Using Auto-Correlation

Colin Funai
Faculty Mentor: Professor Wendi Heinzelman
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cloud Service Partitioning Using Mobile Devices

Andrea Morrell
Faculty Mentor: Professor Amy Lerner
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Do Age and Gender-Related Variations in Material Properties Predict Prevalence of Knee Osteoarthritis?

Susana Acosta
Faculty Mentor: Professor Anne E. Luebke
Department of Biomedical Engineering

A Point Mutation in the Hair Cell Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptor Enhances Olivocochlear Efferent Feedback Strength

Ruth Davis
Faculty Mentor: Professor Ann E. Luebke
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Development of a Sound-Based Assay of Olivocochlear Efferent Strength

Christopher Schmitt
Faculty Mentor: Professor Danielle Benoit
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Development of a Polymer Therapeutic Targeted to Sites of Bone Resorption

Douglas Clift
Faculty Mentor: Professor Richard Waugh
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Molecular Dynamics of L-selectin, CXCR-1 and LFA-1 During Neutrophil Activation by Immobilized IL-8

Daniel Reynolds
Faculty Mentor: Professor Danielle Benoit
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Patterning of siRNA Cues Within Hydrogels to Spatially Control Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation

Donato Borrello
Faculty Mentor: Professor Jeffrey Bigham
Department of Computer Science

Real Time Speech Recognition Through Crowd Sourcing

Kyle Murray
Faculty Mentor: Professor Jeffrey Bigham
Department of Computer Science

Systems for Crowd Control of Existing Interfaces

Xiaowei (Stephanie) Cai
Faculty Mentor: Professor Robert Boyd
The Institute of Optics

Ruby Slow Light in a Two-Beam Geometry

Michael Her
Faculty Mentor: Professor Lukas Novotny
The Institute of Optics

Graph-ene: Not Your Ordinary 2-D Figure

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February 3, 2012

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