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

Xerox Engineering Research Fellows
2013 Cohort

The Class of 2013 Xerox Scholars consisted of students majoring in various areas of engineering, including mechanical engineering (4), chemical engineering (4), electrical and computer engineering (4), biomedical engineering (12) computer science (1), and optics (1).

Ian Marozas
Faculty Mentor: Professor Danielle Benoit
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Novel Targeted Drug Delivery System for the Treatment of Osteoporosis

E. Michael Bux
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Danielle Benoit
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Optimization of the Storage Stability of Drug-Loaded Polymeric Micelles

Peter Carlile
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Regine Choe
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Characterization of In Vivo Blood Flow in Human Breast Tumors with Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy

Caressa Chen
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Danielle Benoit
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Inhibition of Notch Signaling Reduces 6-bromoindirubin-3'-oxime (BIO) Mediated Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation

Michael David
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Hani Awad
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Effects of Fluid Flow on Chondrocytes' Gene Expression in Tissue Engineered Cartilage

Laura Hobbs
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Diane Dalecki
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Effects of Ultrasound on the Microstructure of Collagen Gels of Different Concentrations

Willie Long
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Laurel Carney
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Physiology Setup for Chronic Neural Recording in the Budgerigar Midbrain

Natalie Mitchell
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Regine Choe
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Pharmacokinetics of Near-Infrared Fluorescent Contrast Agent for In Vivo Breast Cancer Detection

Mohammad Musleh
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Jim McGrath
Department of Biomedical Engineering

The Structural Role of Step-Rings and Brick Arches

John Nicosia
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Diane Dalecki
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Fibronectin Mimetic Proteins Direct Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Lineage Specification

KaLai Tsang
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Sheryl Gracewski
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Determination of Effective Masses and Parametric Study of the Organ of Corti

Claire Winchester
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Danielle Benoit
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Developing Antibody-Responsive Nanoparticles for Triggered Drug Delivery

Dongmo Bian
Faculty Mentor:
Professor David Wu
Department of Chemical Engineering

Generate C.thermocellum RNA Polymerase Subunits via Sequence and Ligation Independent Cloning (SLIC) Method

Mikhail Gillespie
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Matthew Yates
Department of Chemical Engineering

Drug Delivery of Gentamicin Using Novel Polarized Yttrium-Fluorine Co-doped Hydroxyapatite Coatings

Mononita Nur
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Kenneth Marshall
Department of Chemical Engineering

Photoswitchable Liquid Crystal Gas Permeation Membranes

Ellen Sadri
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Hitomi Mukaibo
Department of Chemical Engineering

Developing Micro-Needle Arrays Setup for Piercing C. reinhardtii Algae Cells

Stephen Cool
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Wendi Heinzelman
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Enhancing Wireless Sensor Nodes with Passive Wakeup Radios

Ka Fung
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Thomas B. Jones
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wireless Building Power Monitor

JoHanna Kohl
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Wendi Heinzelman
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Prosody-Based Emotion Classification

Pak Lam (Jack)Yung
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Thomas B. Jones
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wireless Building Power Monitoring

Rachel Wesley
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Jeffrey Bigham
Department of Computer Science

Crowd-Powered Conversational Interfaces

Ani Nguyen
Faculty Mentor:
Professor David Quesnel
Department of Mechanical Engineering

A Sealed System for Experimental Anerobic Electrochemistry

Diego de la Cruz
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Paul Funkenbush
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Using Design of Experiments Methods to Understand Variability in Biological Systems

Shola Fokorode
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Sheryl Gracewski
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Fluid-Structure Interaction of Hair Bundles within the Cochlea

Nathan Mittleman
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Renato Perucchio
Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Concrete Dome of the Pantheon in Rome: The Structural Role of Step-Rings and Brick Arches

Michael Zarella
Faculty Mentor:
Professor Andrew Berger
The Institute of Optics

Teaching Diffraction Using the Guts of a Projector

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