Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Support Program Awards announced
The Office of Undergraduate Research at Illinois State University announced the winners of the Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Support Program Awards. The program provides up to $5,000 to support undergraduate student(s) engaged in an intensive, faculty-mentored research experience over the summer. Winners include:
Cameron Essex of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; Geology, "Understanding Magma Formation at Þingmúli volcano, Iceland," mentored by Dr. Tenley Banik.
Ian Freeman of Plainfield, Illinois; Physics, "Simulated Multifragmentation of Nuclear Collisions" mentored by Dr. Matt Caplan.
Joseph Hoberg of Elgin, Illinois; Geology, "Utilizing a TRAC and a tracer test to better quantify the dynamic movement of shallow groundwater," mentored by Dr. Eric Peterson. Jointly sponsored by Illinois State University's Center for a Sustainable Water Future.
Amelia Korveziroska, Physics, and Marco Perez of Deerfield, Illinois; Physics, "Silicon Nitride and Silicon Dioxide Materials Deposition in Nanopatterned Polymeric Films," mentored by Dr. Mahua Biswas.
Evan Talbott-Swain of Clarendon Hills, Illinois; Biology, "The effect of food limitation on family size in the strawberry poison frog," mentored by Dr. Matthew Dugas.
Find out more here: https://news.illinoisstate.edu/2021/04/summer-2021-undergraduate-research-support-program-awards-announced.