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Students showcase their best work at the Undergraduate Research Celebration

April 18, 2017

The Volgenau School of Engineering Undergraduate Research Celebration took place on Monday, April 10, 2017. Students presented their mentored projects for exhibition before the entire Mason community. Industry representatives served as real-world judges for the competition, and the grand prizes included $1,000 cash awards from Dean Ball. The competition showcased a variety of research, design, scholarly work, and individual/group projects.

The event was sponsored by:

 

Applied Systems Analytics, LLC

The Beck Foundation

Charles C. Joyce, Chairman, Volgenau School of Engineering Advisory Board

Lisa M. Donnan, Volgenau School of Engineering Advisory Board

Dovel Technologies

Volgenau School of Engineering Corporate Partners

Volgenau School of Engineering

Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, & Research (OSCAR)
 

The award winners were:
 

Opportunity to present to the Dean’s Advisory Board

Christopher Pertsch V - Systems Engineering     

Development of an In-Situ Total Phosphorus Analyzer for Aqueous Environments

Dora Obodo, Antarius Daniel, Ahmad Mia, David Le, Lan-Khanh Tran, Qudsia Javid - Bioengineering

Spinal Cannulation Automated Navigation (SCAN) Robotic System

Keynote Presentations

Naomi Folta, Gus Hernandez, Richard Regalado, Alberto Perez, Shawn McElwain – Mechanical Engineering

Vehicle Lean Recovery System

Benjamin McCall, Aryan Toughiry, Puja Patel, Joel Williams, Rohini Shah – Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gunshot Detection Using the Active Shooter Tactical Response Assistant (ASTRA)

People’s Choice Award

Bradley Boccuzzi, Zonara Najmi, Salma Mahmoud, Emmanuel Tagoe, Yiwei Fang, Jason Willis – Electrical and Computer Engineering

Swarm Robotics

Outstanding Project Awards

Marissa Howard, Sameen Yusuf, Sara Sharif, Rohit Madhu - Bioengineering

Application of Hydrogel Nanoparticles for a Rapid Latent Tuberculosis Diagnostic Test

Francisca Wood, Morgan Sisk, Forrest Bussler, Anuradna Nagulapati, John O'Brien - Bioengineering

VorSpiel: A wearable technology for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

Dora Obodo, Antarius Daniel, Ahmad Mia, David Le, Lan-Khanh Tran, Qudsia Javid - Bioengineering

Spinal Cannulation Automated Navigation (SCAN) Robotic System

Alayna Bigalbal – Civil Engineering

Potential Impact of Hurricane-induced Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise to the Chesapeake Bay Natural Preserves

Kostyantyn Shcherbina, Connor Stapp, Erin Shulte, Omar Sangid, Zepher Begnell - Bioengineering

A Touch Screen-based Application for Stroke Rehabilitation


 

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Osaze Shears

Real Estate Price Prediction Through Machine Learning

 

Jeremy Johnston

Smart Sensor Webs for Environmental Monitoring

 

Marissa Howard, Sameen Yusuf, Sara Sharif, Rohit Madhu

Application of Hydrogel Nanoparticles for a Rapid Latent Tuberculosis Diagnostic Test

 

Kostyantyn Shcherbina, Connor Stapp, Erin Schulte, Omar Sangid, Zepher Begnell

A Touch Screen-based Application for Stroke Rehabilitiation

 

Eadom Dessalene

The Amazon Robotics Challenge: Automating the Warehouse

 

Oliver Douglas, Jonathan Gorman, Rishi Verma

Design of a 2 kW DC Motor Controller

 

Omar El-Ghazawi, Dilpreet Singh, Htoo Win, Gantulga Batbold, Mohammed Almazrooei

AC-Coupled Turboelectric Propulsion System Simulator

 

Keynote Speaker - Benjamin McCall, Aryan Toughiry, Puja Patel, Joel Williams, Rohini Shah

Gunshot Detection Using the Active Shooter Tactical Response Assistant (ASTRA)

 

John Wong, Michael Au, Elvis Yapura, Alexis Wang

Light Intensity Calibrator for THELMA

 

Keynote Speaker - Naomi Folta, Gustavo Hernandez, Richard Regalado, Alberto Perez, Shawn McElwain

Vehicle Lean Recovery System

 

Levern Currie

Cultured Neuronal Network Bot

 

Francisca Wood, Morgan Sisk, Forrest Bussler, Anuradha Nagulapati, John O'Brien

VorSpiel: A wearable technology for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

 

Ankit Malhotra, Sai Risshie Makineni, Jay Faganiya

Power Gym

 

Alayna Bigalbal

Potential Impact of Hurricane-induced Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise to the Chesapeake Bay Natural Preserves

 

Ryan Davidson, Oscar Jaramillo, Abdullah Alkhudair, Chirag Sharma, Ahmed Amkor, Borhan Fanayan

Intra-Vehicle CAN Bus ECU Signal Fingerprinting for Intrusion Detection

 

Eden Haney, Nikita Chub, Jeffrey Tucker, Ronald Pomposini, Jason Haun

Transmitter for a Miniature Satellite

 

Olga Lorenz

Rubrika - a web application for faster rubric creation, grading, commenting, and more

 

Osaze Shears

Real Estate Price Prediction Through Machine Learning

 

Jeremy Johnston

Smart Sensor Webs for Environmental Monitoring

 

Marissa Howard, Sameen Yusuf, Sara Sharif, Rohit Madhu

Application of Hydrogel Nanoparticles for a Rapid Latent Tuberculosis Diagnostic Test

 

Kostyantyn Shcherbina, Connor Stapp, Erin Schulte, Omar Sangid, Zepher Begnell

A Touch Screen-based Application for Stroke Rehabilitiation

 

Eadom Dessalene

The Amazon Robotics Challenge: Automating the Warehouse

 

Oliver Douglas, Jonathan Gorman, Rishi Verma

Design of a 2 kW DC Motor Controller

 

Omar El-Ghazawi, Dilpreet Singh, Htoo Win, Gantulga Batbold, Mohammed Almazrooei

AC-Coupled Turboelectric Propulsion System Simulator

 

Keynote Speaker - Benjamin McCall, Aryan Toughiry, Puja Patel, Joel Williams, Rohini Shah

Gunshot Detection Using the Active Shooter Tactical Response Assistant (ASTRA)

 

John Wong, Michael Au, Elvis Yapura, Alexis Wang

Light Intensity Calibrator for THELMA

 

Keynote Speaker - Naomi Folta, Gustavo Hernandez, Richard Regalado, Alberto Perez,Shawn McElwain

Vehicle Lean Recovery System

 

Levern Currie

Cultured Neuronal Network Bot

 

Francisca Wood, Morgan Sisk, Forrest Bussler, Anuradha Nagulapati, John O'Brien

VorSpiel: A wearable technology for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

 

Ankit Malhotra, Sai Risshie Makineni, Jay Faganiya

Power Gym

 

Alayna Bigalbal

Potential Impact of Hurricane-induced Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise to the Chesapeake Bay Natural Preserves

 

Ryan Davidson, Oscar Jaramillo, Abdullah Alkhudair, Chirag Sharma, Ahmed Amkor, Borhan Fanayan

Intra-Vehicle CAN Bus ECU Signal Fingerprinting for Intrusion Detection

 

Eden Haney, Nikita Chub, Jeffrey Tucker, Ronald Pomposini, Jason Haun

Transmitter for a Miniature Satellite

 

Olga Lorenz

Rubrika - a web application for faster rubric creation, grading, commenting, and more

 

Zachary Ferguson

Texture Seam Minimization

 

Olivia Franjie, Laura Glew, Srivalli Kommaraju, HyunTaek Lim

A Tri-Planar Spinal Alignment Measuring Device for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

 

Chris Rios, Lauren Hirt, Shaun Meyer, Vy Tran, Kaitlyn Scott

Remote Video Estimation of Blood Pressure Employing Differential Pulse Transit Time

 

Mona Elkholy, Abdelrahman Gouda, Racha Salha, Yasser Alhindi, Ella  Novoselsky

VioArm- A Customized Prosthetic for Playing the Violin

 

Christopher Pertsch V 

Development of an In-Situ Total Phosphorus Analyzer for Aqueous Environments

 

Clara Currier 

The OPM Cyber Breach as Engineering Failure

 

Kian Ghaffari, Coleman Mullins, Christian Koudelka

Flexible Acoustic Sensor for Continuous Monitoring of Arteriovenous Graft Patency

 

John Carroll, Caroline Abramson, Chris Margopoulos, Faie Almofeez

Design of a System to Optimize Contrail Generation

 

Wesley Chan, Ian Brierly, Md Ashraf Ansary, Cong Do, Robert Nguyen, Trac Truong

Reaction-Wheel Driven Aquatic Vessel

 

Bradley Boccuzzi, Zonara Najmi, Salma Mahmoud, Emmanuel Tagoe, Yiwei Fang, Jason Willis

Swarm Robotics

 

Dora Obodo, Antarius Daniel, Ahmad Mia, David Le, Lan-Khanh Tran, Qudsia Javid

Spinal Cannulation Automated Navigation (SCAN) Robotic System

 

Kristine Mosuela, Tri Nguyen, Mohamed Diraz, Kevin Izadpanah, Joe Lartey

Developing a mobile app "Cric" to incentivize bike riding

 

Mohammad Rana, Prakruthi Karuna 

CitizenHelper: A Streaming Analytics System to Mine Citizen and Web Data for Nonprofit Organization

 

Iman Gulati, Abbas Idris, Neil Jacob, Brian Khong

Blockage Detection in Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Systems through Interferometry

 

Taimur Sohrab, Gideon Anderson, Ayman Al Handali, Kishn Parbadia, Rafael Gomes, Conner Eveker

Digital Theremin Violin

 

Morgan Yang, Thomas Chrissley, Connor Maloy, Anthony Mason

Design of a Marine Debris Removal System

 

Daniel Howe

Modelling Dynamical Systems using MATLAB SIMSCAPE

 

Adam LaFemina, Sohail Mukhtarzada, Robert Yu, Ayo Raymond, Kyler Sparks

Supercomputer Robot Controller

 

Zachary Ferguson

Texture Seam Minimization

 

Olivia Franjie, Laura Glew, Srivalli Kommaraju, HyunTaek Lim

A Tri-Planar Spinal Alignment Measuring Device for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

 

Chris Rios, Lauren Hirt, Shaun Meyer, Vy Tran, Kaitlyn Scott

Remote Video Estimation of Blood Pressure Employing Differential Pulse Transit Time

 

Mona Elkholy, Abdelrahman Gouda, Racha Salha, Yasser Alhindi, Ella  Novoselsky

VioArm- A Customized Prosthetic for Playing the Violin

 

Christopher Pertsch V 

Development of an In-Situ Total Phosphorus Analyzer for Aqueous Environments

 

Clara Currier 

The OPM Cyber Breach as Engineering Failure

 

Kian Ghaffari, Coleman Mullins, Christian Koudelka

Flexible Acoustic Sensor for Continuous Monitoring of Arteriovenous Graft Patency

 

John Carroll, Caroline Abramson, Chris Margopoulos, Faie Almofeez

Design of a System to Optimize Contrail Generation

 

Wesley Chan, Ian Brierly, Md Ashraf Ansary, Cong Do, Robert Nguyen, Trac Truong

Reaction-Wheel Driven Aquatic Vessel

 

Bradley Boccuzzi, Zonara Najmi, Salma Mahmoud, Emmanuel Tagoe, Yiwei Fang, Jason Willis

Swarm Robotics

 

Dora Obodo, Antarius Daniel, Ahmad Mia, David Le, Lan-Khanh Tran, Qudsia Javid

Spinal Cannulation Automated Navigation (SCAN) Robotic System

 

Kristine Mosuela, Tri Nguyen, Mohamed Diraz, Kevin Izadpanah, Joe Lartey

Developing a mobile app "Cric" to incentivize bike riding

 

Mohammad Rana, Prakruthi Karuna 

CitizenHelper: A Streaming Analytics System to Mine Citizen and Web Data for Nonprofit Organization

 

Iman Gulati, Abbas Idris, Neil Jacob, Brian Khong

Blockage Detection in Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Systems through Interferometry

 

Taimur Sohrab, Gideon Anderson, Ayman Al Handali, Kishn Parbadia, Rafael Gomes, Conner Eveker

Digital Theremin Violin

 

Morgan Yang, Thomas Chrissley, Connor Maloy, Anthony Mason

Design of a Marine Debris Removal System

 

Daniel Howe

Modelling Dynamical Systems using MATLAB SIMSCAPE

 

Adam LaFemina, Sohail Mukhtarzada, Robert Yu, Ayo Raymond, Kyler Sparks

Supercomputer Robot Controller

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