2019 Graduate Poster Session Award Winners

2019 Graduate Poster Session Award Winners

The 2019 UNL Spring Graduate Research and Creative Activities Poster Session featured over 170 graduate research posters from across the University.

The poster competition involved over 40 faculty and postdoc reviewers who rated student posters on the basis of their research scholarship. The top posters, representing student work and research from the Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Agricultural and Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, will receive a $400 travel grant to present their research at a regional or national conference.

On behalf of the Office of Research and Economic Development and the Office of Graduate Studies, congratulations to our winners:

  • Fitsum Abebe, doctoral student, Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education, Examining the Dimensions of Preservice Teachers’ TPACK for K-6 Math Content Area
  • Oluwafisayo Adeniyan, masters student, Survey Research and Methodology, Profiling Schools in Nebraska using Census and School Level Attributes: A Model-Based Clustering Approach
  • Brigette Corder, doctoral student, Biological Sciences, Efficacy of Novel Universal Influenza Vaccine Immunogens
  • Hayden Cudaback and Craig Findley, masters students, Architecture, Decorum of Domesticity
  • Thilini Ekanayaka, doctoral student, Physics and Astronomy, Effects of Mn Doping on ZnS and CdS Quantum Dot Inks
  • Kyle Hull, doctoral student, Political Science, Does My Wheelchair Slow Me Down? Attitudes Towards Disabled Political Candidates
  • Hannah Kerby and Rachel Schumacher, doctoral students, Educational Psychology, Context Matters: Neighborhood Characteristics and Preschool Children’s Vocabulary and Achievement
  • Fei San Lee, doctoral student, Biological Systems Engineering, Neuro-inhibitory Microparticles For Drug Delivery: A Minimally Invasive Treatment For Low Back Pain
  • Amir Monemianesfahani, doctoral student, Mechanical Engineering, A Single Cell Pair Mechanical Interrogation Platform to Study Cell-Cell Adhesion Mechanics
  • Hannah Schafers, professional student, Architecture, The Cloud House
  • Alexandre Tonon Rosa, doctoral student, Agronomy and Horticulture, Impact of Cover Crop Species Selection on Rainfed Corn Productivity in Semi-Arid Cropping Systems
  • Ashley Woolfork, doctoral student, Chemistry, Rapid Screening of Drug-Protein Interactions by High Performance Affinity Chromatography