Computer Science major Daniel Berner presented a talk entitled, "Elements of Cryptography: An Educational Model Based on Open Source Collaboration Using the SCM Software Git" in the Computer & Information Sciences/Technology category. Daniel was mentored by Dr. Drue Coles, professor of Mathematical and Digital Sciences.
Chemistry major Daniel Staros presented a talk entitled, "Genetic Algorithms and DFT for Prediction of Novel Stable/Metastable UFx Compounds" in the Chemistry category. This was research Dan completed as a research intern at Oak Ridge National Laboratory this past summer under the mentorship of Dr. Ashley Shields.
Chemistry and EGGS dual major Lauren Barrett presented a talk entitled, "Post-Harvey Carbonate Chemistry at the Flower Garden Banks Coral Reefs" in the Geosciences category. This is research Lauren completed as a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) participant at Texas A & M this past summer under the mentorship of Dr. Kathyrn Shamberger.
EGGS major Connor Gray presented a poster entitled, "A Comparative Study of Porphyry Cu-Mo Deposit Mineralogy" in the Geosciences category. Connor was mentored by Dr. Adrian Van Rythoven, assistant professor in EGGS.
Chemistry major, Eric Hilbert presented a poster entitled, "Synthesis of [(C6F5)C5H4]Co(COD) and Initial Catalytic Investigation of Substituted Aromatic Compounds" in the Chemistry category. Eric was mentored by Dr. Eric Hawrelak, associate professor in Chemistry.