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2021 Virtual Gatton Research Showcase


Research Presentations

 

Our 2021 Gatton Research Showcase spotlights Gatton Academy student researchers and their original, faculty-mentored projects.

Enjoy their presentations!

 

Ahmad Ateyeh
Ahmad Ateyeh
Frankfort, KY

Simulation of High-Speed Metal Forming Processes

Mentor: Dr. Morteza Nurcheshmeh, WKU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Sachi Barnaby and Sahil Krishnani
Sachi Barnaby and Sahil Krishnani
Bowling Green, KY and Louisville, KY

The Best Laid Plans of Drones in Flight: Drone Trajectory Planning and Object Avoidance

Mentor: Dr. Farhad Ashrafzadeh, WKU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Samuel Chang
Samuel Chang
Bowling Green, KY

 

Samuel Chang
Samuel Chang
Bowling Green, KY

Linear Fractional Order h-difference Equations

Mentor: Dr. Ferhan Atici, WKU Mathematics

Sahil Chhabra
Sahil Chhabra
Bowling Green, KY

Discovery and Analysis of Novel Mycobacteriophage Lucifer906

Mentors: Dr. Rodney King and Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Andrew Davison and Morgan Samples
Andrew Davison and Morgan Samples
Morehead, KY and Irvine, KY

Love Letters in Mathematica

Mentors: Dr. Huanjing Wang and Dr. Bruce Kessler, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and WKU Mathematics

 

Sofie Farmer
Sofie Farmer
Danville, KY
Nathan Gillispie
Nathan Gillispie and DJ Price (Gatton Alumni '16)
Grayson, KY and Lebanon, KY

Knot Theory in Virtual Reality

Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

Harrison Gover
Harrison Gover
Bowling Green, KY

Identification of Curly Mathematical Knots and Their Qualities

Mentor: Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU Mathematics

 

Sarah Hartman
Sarah Hartman
Scottsville, KY

Effects of COVID-19 on Kentucky Air Pollutant Levels

Mentor: Jacqueline Basham, WKU Public Health

Natalie Heath and Raychel Kool
Natalie Heath and Raychel Kool
Mayfield, KY and California, KY

Tangrams: Models and Generations of Regular and Irregular Tangram Dissection Puzzles

Mentors: Dr. Uta Ziegler and Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and WKU Mathematics

Gloria Huang
Gloria Huang
Bowling Green, KY

 

Maggie Jones
Maggie Jones
Louisville, KY

Hypergravity Inhibits Crop Growth: Implications for Space Farming

Mentor: Dr. Martin Stone, WKU Agriculture and Food Sciences

Matthew Johnson
Avery Lenihan
Florence, KY
Hannah Leibman
Allen Lin
Union, KY

Number Theory and Zeta Functions

Mentor: Dr. Dominic Lanphier, WKU Mathematics

 

Ruby Mason and Olivia Sharp
Ruby Mason and Olivia Sharp
Crestwood, KY and Lexington, KY

Epidemic Spread Simulator

Mentors: Dr. Uta Ziegler and Dr. Claus Ernst, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and WKU Mathematics

Starr May
Starr May
Versailles, KY

Approximation of Sound Samples as a Sound Design Tool

Mentors: Dr. Huanjing Wang and Dr. Bruce Kessler WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and WKU Mathematics

 

Ashwin Menon
Ashwin Menon
Independence, KY
Bella Norman
Bella Norman
Alvaton, KY

The Discovery and Genomic Analysis of Bacteriophage Venture

Mentors: Dr. Rodney King and Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

Aarohi Panzade, Kaaustaaub Shankar, and Hunter Wimsatt
Aarohi Panzade, Kaaustaaub Shankar, and Hunter Wimsatt
Louisville, KY, Louisville, KY, and Owensboro, KY

Using Machine Learning to Interpret Dice Rolls

Mentor: Dr. Warren Campbell, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

 

Aarini Panzade
Aarini Panzade
Louisville, KY
Matthew Pimienta
Matthew Pimienta
Prestonsburg, KY

Classifying Particle Tracks in a Cloud Chamber Using a DL Algorithm

Mentor: Dr. Ivan Novikov, WKU Physics and Astronomy

Pinney
Catesby Pinney
Mt. Sterling, KY

Finding the Information Rates of Secret Sharing Schemes Using Decomposition Construction

Mentor: Dr. Mustafa Atici, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

 

Mina Ryumae
Mina Ryumae
Union, KY

Implementing and Comparing Various Dots and Boxes Monte Carlo Tree Search Techniques

Mentor: Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Samirah Salifu
Samirah Salifu
Bowling Green, KY

The Discovery and Analysis of Novel Bacteriophage PetiteSangsue

Mentors: Dr. Rodney King and Dr. Claire Rinehart, WKU Biology

 

Abdallah Sher
Abdallah Sher
Hazard, KY

Aging and the Visual Perception of Texture-Defined Shape

Mentor: Dr. Farley Norman, WKU Psychological Sciences

Arivumani Srivistava
Arivumani Srivastava
Bowling Green, KY
Jackson Summers
Jackson Summers
Madisonville, KY

Isolation of Mycobacterium Phage Makinzy

Mentor: Dr. Rodney King, WKU Biology

Marcus Negron
Marcus Negron
Frankfort, KY
Lola Obielodan
Lola Obielodan
Frankfort, KY

Monte Carlo Tree Search: How Much Can Be Learned From One Simulation?

Mentor: Dr. Uta Ziegler, WKU School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

 

 

 

 

 


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