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Presentations

2011

Stephanie Antetomaso '12
"Unsupervised Phoneme Segmentation in Continuous Speech"
Faculty advisor: Tom Armstrong

Presented at:

  • The National Conference for Women in Computing
  • The 16th annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Northeastern Conference (CCSCNE): Awarded 2nd Place in Student Poster Contest
  • The IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics in Germany

2010

Scott Tarlow '12
"Fault scarp offsets and fault population analysis on Dione"
Faculty advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2010.


2009

Sam Beal '09
Chemical Weathering Along the Greenland Ice Sheet Margin. Presented at at two conferences. The NE Geological Society of America meeting, March 2009 and at the NE Student Chemistry Conference in May.

Noemie Goff-Pochat '10
Strain Measurement Across Fault Scarps on Dione
Presented at The 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 2009.

Noemie Goff-Pochat '10
"Thermal weathering on airless planetary surfaces"
Faculty advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2009.

Christina Nelson '11
Fishing for patterns in a sea of texts: Lexomics for Anglo-Saxon Literature. Presented at the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists (with Professors M. Drout, M. Kahn, and M. LeBlanc) in St. John, Newfoundland, Canada, July, 2009.


2008

Noemie Goff-Pochat '10 and Hannah di Cicco '09
"Searching for strained craters on Enceladus"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 2008.

Jeff Grassetti '09
"Structural and Optical Properties on ZnO-based alloys"
Faculty Advisor: John Collins
Presented at The 215th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, October 2008.

Morgan Jennings '08
"Luminescence of Pr3+ in LuPO4"
Faculty Advisor: John Collins
Presented at International Conference on Luminescene and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon, France, July 2008.

Jon Kay '08
"Using discharge and precipitation to estimate runoff coefficients on Titan"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 2008.

Louie Michaud '08
"Pit chains on Enceladus: A discussion of their origin"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 2008.


2007

Nick apRoberts-Warren '07
"Group Teoretical Techniques in Analyzing Vibronic Spectra in Solids"
Faculty Advisor; John Collins
Presented at Spring Meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society, University of Maine, Orono ME, April 20, 2007.

Jon Kay '08
"Comparison of crater classification schemes on Ganymede"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 2007.

Louie Michaud '08
"Comparison of strain measurement methods on Ganymede grooved terrain: Deformed craters vs. fault geometry"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 2007.

Louie Michaud '08
"Measuring tectonic strain: From Ganymede to Enceladus and Dione"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at Workshop on Ices, Oceans, and Fire: Satellites of the Outer Solar System, Boulder, CO, August 2007.

Chris Stuetzle '07
"Computer Modeling and Visualization of Luminescent Crystals:The Role of Energy Transfer and Upconversion"
Faculty Advisors: Mike Gousie and John Collins
Presented at Spring Meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society, University of Maine, Orono ME, April 20, 2007.

Jessica Tolson '07
"Spectroscopy and Kinetic Studies of Pr-Doped Yttrium Silicate"
Faculty Advisor: John Collins
Presented at Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Cancun, Mexico, November 1, 2006.

Jessica Tolson '07
"Energy Transfer Processes in Pr-doped Yttrium Silicate"
Faculty Advisor: John Collins
Presented at Spring Meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society, University of Maine, Orono ME, April 20, 2007.


2006

Cheryl Areson '06
"Strategizing in Professional Sports Drafts a Good Thing, or a Bad Thing?"
Faculty Advisor: Tommy Ratliff, Mathematics
Presented at The Thirteenth Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Westfield State College, Westfield, MA, on April 8, 2006

Katherine Boyle '04 and Emily Lipsky '06
"Asymmetric Hydrogenation of alpha-Enamide Esters in Ionic Liquid Solvent"
Faculty Advisor: Christopher Kalberg, Chemistry
Presented at The 231st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta GA, March 29, 2006.

Leigh-Anne Cioffredi '06
"There's No Runway for this Model"
Faculty Advisor: Tommy Ratliff, Mathematics
Presented at The Thirteenth Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Westfield State College, Westfield, MA, on
April 8, 2006

Ashley Jankowski '06
"With Liberty and Justice For All?"
Faculty Advisor: Tommy Ratliff, Mathematics
Presented at The Thirteenth Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Westfield State College, Westfield, MA, on
April 8, 2006

Emily Martin '06
"Computer assisted time sequence sorting of grooves in eastern Mysia Sulci, Ganymede"
Faculty Advisor: Geoff Collins
Presented at The 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, 2006.

Reed Tinsley '06
"The Divisibility of Fibonacci Numbers by Prime Numbers"
Faculty Advisor: Tommy Ratliff, Mathematics
Presented at The Thirteenth Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Westfield State College, Westfield, MA, on
April 8, 2006

Jeremy Tudisco '06
"Graphical and Statistical Modeling of a doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Y3Al2(AlO4)3) Crystal", poster presentation at the Consortium for Computing Science in Colleges, Northeast Conference, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, April 21-22, 2006. Jeremy won the Best Poster Award.

Jeremy Tudisco '06
"Random and Non-Random Placement of Rare Earth Ions in an Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Y3Al2(AlO4)3) Crystal."
Poster presentation with Professor John Collins (Physics) at the meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society, Boston University, Boston, MA, March 31-April 1, 2006.

Jennifer Weiser '06
"Testing Printed Circuit Boards through Coloring"
Faculty Advisor: Tommy Ratliff, Mathematics
Presented at The Thirteenth Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Westfield State College, Westfield, MA, on
April 8, 2006


2005

Steven Bowe '05
"Error Detection and Visualization in Digital Elevation Models"
Faculty Advisor: Mike Gousie, Computer Science
Presented at Annual Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, April 2005.

Katherine Boyle '04 and Emily Lipsky '06
"Ionic Liquids as Solvents in Synthesis of alpha-Amino Acids"
Faculty Advisor: Christopher Kalberg, Chemistry
Presented at The 7th Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, April 23, 2005.

Maranda Lawton 06 and Jennifer Schefiliti 03
"Divalent Metals Ions Stabilize the Fold of Alkaline Phosphatase
from E. coli "
Presentation: The 7th Annual Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference, Cambridge, MA 2005
Faculty Advisor: Elita Pastra-Landis, Chemistry

Sarah Stefan 05
"Analysis of Fingerprint Residu Via IR Microscopy"
Presentation: The 7th Annual Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference, Cambridge, MA 2005
Faculty Advisor: Laura Muller, Chemistry

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