2016 Summer Scholars announced

The Tufts Summer Scholars program has announced the 2016 Summer Scholars. Each year, the program awards funding to a select group of rising juniors and seniors from across Tufts academic disciplines, to carry out ten-week independent research projects. The program is administered by the Office of Undergraduate Education.

Congratulations to all our engineering summer scholars! See below for the full list.

Biomedical Engineering

Md Reshad Bin Harun, E18, will work with Associate Professor Qiaobing Xu on a project on the “Morphological Response to Electrostimulation and Analysis of Exosomal miRNAs in Neurons.”

Ross Bretherton, E18, will work with Associate Professor Lauren Black on his project on “Using physiologically relevant electromechanical stimulation to investigate biological mechanisms responsible for cardiomyocyte hypertrophy.”

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Grace Aro, E18, will work with Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin on her project on “Surface Water Filtration Using Specialized Polymer Membranes.”

Luis Rebollar, E17, will work with Associate Professor Matthew Panzer on a project concerning the “Zwitterion Effect in High-Conductivity Ionogels of Varying Polymer Composition.”

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Jenny Skerker, E17, will work with Associate Professor John Durant on her project on the “Impacts of Automobile Emissions from the Central Artery Highway Tunnel on Air Quality in Boston.”

David Stack, E17, will work with Assistant Professor Daniele Lantagne on a project on the “Residual Chlorine Effect for NaDCC and HOCl.”

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Anu Gamage, E18, will work with Assistant Professor Usman Khan on a project on the “Vision-based Control and Stabilization of an Inverted Pendulum.”

Mechanical Engineering

Osvaldo Calzada, E18, will work with Assistant Professor Iryna Zenyuk on his project on “Alkaline Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.”

 

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