Mountain Lion Research Day Top Scholar Winners

2021 Graduate Top Scholar Winner
Graduate Winner
Andrew Gibson, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is this year's graduate Top Scholar Winner for their presentation titled "Application of Koopman theory to the control of nonlinear bubble dynamics".
2021 Undergraduate Top Scholar Winner
Undergraduate Winner
Ally Vair, and student in the Department of Art History, is this year's Undergraduate Top Scholar Winner for their presentation titled "Whimsical Tales of Darkness: Julie Buffalohead’s Visual Storybook of Animals and Trauma".

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2020 Top Scholar Winners:

 

Undergraduate

Annaliese Calzadilla (Biology), Amy Klocko (Faculty)

Better Side of Herbicide: Developing a Rapid Method to Identify Transformed Wisconsin Fast Plants

Won the Undergraduate Top Scholar Award at the 12th Annual Mountain Lion Research Week. The event was held virtually in November 2020 and featured over 70 student and faculty presenters in prerecorded videos.

 

Graduate

Manohar Raavi (Computer Science)

Security Comparisons and Performance Analyses of Post-Quantum Signature Algorithms

Won the Graduate Top Scholar Award at the 12th Annual Mountain Lion Research Week. The event was held virtually in November 2020 and featured over 70 student and faculty presenters in prerecorded videos.


2019 Top Scholar Winners:

 

Undergraduate

Yulia Shtanko (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Andrew Klocko (Faculty)

Influence of Translocations on Genomic Organization and Gene Expression in Neurospora Crassa

Won the Undergraduate Top Scholar Award at the 11th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day. The event, on December 13th, featured 96 student and faculty presenters in Berger Hall.

 

Graduate

Jason Nobles (Physics)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Thermography with Uniform Gd Microstructures

Won the Graduate Top Scholar Award at the 11th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day. The event, on December 13th, featured 96 student and faculty presenters in Berger Hall.

 


 

2018 Top Scholar Winners:

 

Undergraduate

Marissa Trujillo (Senior Biochemistry)

Substitution of Fluorinated 1H-1,2,3-triazolopyridines by Secondary Amines

Won the Undergraduate Top Scholar Award at the 10th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day. The event featured 45 faculty and  student presenters at Nov. 30 in the Gallogly Events Center.

 

Graduate

Akshay Raj Dhamija (Computer Science)

Reducing Network Agnostophobia

Won the Graduate Top Scholar Award at the 10th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day. The event featured 45 faculty and  student presenters at Nov. 30 in the Gallogly Events Center.