2019 Graduate Research Symposium Presenters

POSTER PRESENTATIONS 

Name Division Program Title
Chessa Adsit-Morris Social Sciences Education Graduate Training in Pedagogy: Strategies, Practices and Small Teaching Techniques
Christian Alvarado Humanities History of Consciousness “Custodians of Tradition”: Education, Pedagogy, and Culture in (Anti)Colonial Kenya
Md Nafiz Amin Baskin School of Engineering Electrical Engineering Free space excitation in optofluidic platforms for detection of single particles
Danielle Crawford Humanities Literature Storms, Bombs, and Ecologies of Destruction: The Intimacies of Weather Disasters and U.S. Militarization in the Pacific
Brynna Downey Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science Orbital Inclination Damping on Titan
and Callisto
Vahid Ganjalizadeh Baskin School of Engineering Electrical Engineering Single Particle Detection Enhancement with Wavelet-based Signal Processing Technique
Steven Green Humanities History Noshing in the Hawkeye State: Food and Foodways in the Construction of Iowa’s Jewish Communities, 1890–1940
Yizhou Guo Humanities Feminist Studies Understanding Film Propaganda/Censorship from the Audience Side: Postsocialist Youth and Online Film Discussion in China
Kyuhyun Han Humanities History Rethinking Mao China’s Environmental Policies: Forestry Management, Wildlife Conservation, and Center-Periphery Relations in Northeast China, 1949–1965
Amy Hart Humanities History Wisconsin in the 1840s: The Frontier of Women’s Rights
Steven Haug Humanities Philosophy Art and Community
Emily Hentschke Social Sciences Psychology Maximizing Student Volunteer Impact with Unhoused Populations
Donald Thomas Hickey Humanities History Bedeviled Reconciliation: Ambrose Bierce and the American Civil War
Manping Jia
with Sushmita Joardar
Baskin School of Engineering Electrical Engineering Spaciotemporal control of ion delivery for tissue patterning
Daniel Joesten Humanities History “Our Domiciles are in England”: Irish Deportees and Claims for British Civic Identity 1922–1925
Alirio Karina Humanities History of Consciousness Witchcraft, Medicine and Magic in Livingstone, Zambia
Daniel Kirsner Baskin School of Engineering Statistics and Applied Mathematics Multi-Scale Shotgun Stochastic Search for Large Spatial Datasets
Giselle Laiduc Social Sciences Psychology Perceptions of Help-Seeking, Resource Use, and College Adjustment Among UCSC Undergraduates
Azucena Lucatero Social Sciences Environmental Studies Campus garden groups and sense of belonging in college students of color
Muiris MacGiollabhui Humanities History Sons of Exile: The Transnational History of the United Irishmen, 1791–1830
Bhishek Manek Baskin School of Engineering Statistics and Applied Mathematics Solar Hemispheric Helicity Selection Rules : A New Theory Explaining Recent Solar Observations
Priscilla Martinez Humanities History Re(membering) the Borderlands: Negotiating Belonging and Building Community in Chinese Tucson
Sara Nasab Baskin School of Engineering Statistics and Applied Mathematics The effect of particle inertia in particle-laden flows
Radhika Prasad Humanities Literature Language and Transnationalism in the Works of Nirmal Verma
Tyler Sano Baskin School of Engineering Electrical Engineering Optofluidic Distributed Feedback Dye Laser Using Corrugated Sidewall Structure

John Selberg
with Harika Dechiraju

Baskin School of Engineering Electrical Engineering A Bioelectronic Ion Pump Array for Control of Cell Membrane Potential
Karen Tanner Physical and Biological Sciences Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Testing novel science-based strategies to improve salt marsh restoration success
Brad Thompson Baskin School of Engineering Computer Engineering Immersive Virtualization of Guided Inquiry
Bruno Tomasini Humanities History Segregation by Hook or by Crook: Segregationist Women and the Little Rock Crisis
Claire Urbanski Humanities Feminist Studies The Afterlife of Settler Colonial Occupation: Archeological Excavation as Militarization in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
Delio Vasquez Humanities History of Consciousness Michel Foucault’s Lost Theory of Resistance: From Political Crime to Popular Illegalisms

TALK PRESENTATIONS

Name Division Program Title
Jacob Abrahams Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science Iron Volcanism on Metallic Asteroids
Rakshit Agrawal Baskin School of Engineering Computer Science Learning Edge Properties in Graphs from Path Aggregations
Erik Bernardino Humanities History What is Labor? A Historical Perspective in the California Borderlands
Carver Bierson Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science Exploration at the edge of the solar system: First results from the New Year 2019 flyby of MU69
Faeze Brahman Baskin School of Engineering Computer Science Interactive Story Generation Using Content-Introducing Approaches
Charley Brooks Social Sciences Education Unmasking Neutrality: Surfacing White Logics in the Teaching of the Civil Rights Movement
Amanda Carbajal Physical and Biological Sciences Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology What prion proteins found across species can tell us about evolution
Bristol Cave-LaCoste Humanities History Chy Lung: Lewd Women, States’ Rights, and California Immigration Control
Shimul Chowdhury Arts Digital Arts and New Media Stitching Solidarity: Belonging as a Muslim in the U.S.
Joseph Cutler Physical and Biological Sciences Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Dam, Dam, Dam - Balancing Biodiversity Conservation and Hydropower Production in Gabon
Akhil Dixit Baskin School of Engineering Computer Science CAvSAT: A System for Query Answering over Inconsistent Databases
Alberto Ganis Social Sciences Politics Sub-State Nationalism and the Other(s): Mediated Identity in Friuli
Huazhi Ge Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science Minerva++: A New Planetary Atmospheric Model to Simulate the Tropospheric Dynamics of Jupiter
Szilard Gyalay Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science

A Survey of Saturnian Satellites’ Sub-Surfaces

Rachel Harbeitner Physical and Biological Sciences Ocean Sciences

Strong, highly resolved vertical gradients of diversity and distributions of bacteria in the oceanic water column

Eduardo Hirata-Miyasaki Baskin School of Engineering Electrical Engineering

25 Plane Multifocus Microscopy with Camera Array

Lisa Jackson Humanities History “A Free Man on Sundays”: Physical Culture and the Making of British Communist Bodies
Nickolas Knightly Humanities Philosophy Visionary LoveWisdom: Notes Toward a Relational Way of Knowing
Natalia Koulinka Humanities History of Consciousness Social Change and Democratic Participation in the Soviet Union and Beyond
Alina Larson Social Sciences Psychology Do The Robot! Keeping the Beat with Humans and Machines – Which Do We Prefer?
Benjamin Lehmann Physical and Biological Sciences Physics Catching black holes in the lab
Sarah Neuhaus Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science Timing of recent grounding line advance of the Whillans Ice Plain, Antarctica
Jason Ott Physical and Biological Sciences Earth Science Tremolite Under Pressure: Understanding the High Pressure Behavior of Hydrated Amphibole Minerals in Subduction Zones
Darrin Schultz Baskin School of Engineering Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics Genomes of Deep-Sea Bioluminescent Jellies
Jaclyn Schultz Humanities History Learning the Values of a Dollar: Childhood and Cultures of Economy in the U.S., 1820–1900
Yiluan Song Social Sciences Environmental Studies Are plants keeping up with the climate?
Niky Taylor Physical and Biological Sciences Ocean Sciences Using Optics to See Where the Ocean is Toxic
Abigail Walsh Social Sciences Psychology The Effects of Watching Nonbinary Television Characters
Bin Yao Physical and Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry 3D Printing Boosts the Record of Capacitance for Supercapacitors
Chao Zhao Baskin School of Engineering Computer Science Unsupervised opinion summarization from online product reviews

ALTERNATIVE MEDIA PRESENTATIONS

Name Division Program Title
Kathleen Deck Arts Digital Arts and New Media Enviro-Envision
Taylor Kirsch Humanities History “The Way Narrow That Leadeth Unto Life”: Legacies of New England’s Indigenous Praying Towns
Thomas Ng Baskin School of Engineering Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics PedFac: factor-graph based Bayesian pedigree inference