Student Presentations at the USD Undergraduate Research Conference

The USD Undergraduate Research Conference took place on April 18, 2013 in the Hahn University Center. Our students showcased their collaborative work in poster presentations described below. Congratulations to all our student participants!

1. Stochastic Effects on the Outcome of Species in Competition
Matthew Cattivera
Faculty Advisor: Seth Haney
Department of Mathematics

2. Embedding Cycles in Projective Space
Ashley Klahr, Elaina Aceves, David Heywood
Faculty Advisor: Jane Friedman
Department of Mathematics

3. Badminton App for Android
Nicholas Nobles
Faculty Advisor: John Glick
Department of Computer Science

4. Challenges for Smart Wireless Sensor Networks
Dan Partynski
Faculty Advisor: Simon Koo
Department of Computer Science

5. University of San Diego Degree Planning Tool
Marc Slaughter
Faculty Advisor: John Glick
Department of Computer Science

6. Inferring Extinction from Sighting Records
William Tressel
Faculty Advisor: Jane Friedman
Department of Mathematics

7. Teaching Algorithmic Design Through Gaming
T. J. Weiten, James Ruther
Faculty Advisor: Simon Koo
Department of Computer Science

8. Modeling Yellow Fever in Senegal Africa
Samantha Armstrong, Spencer Fowler
Faculty Advisor: Diane Hoffoss
Department of Mathematics

9. The Applications of Algorithms and Mathematics in the Military: Cryptography and Ciphers
Kelly Fromm
Faculty Advisor: John Glick
Department of Computer Science

10. Group Theory and the Rubik’s Cube
Mason Geyser
Faculty Advisor: John Glick
Department of Computer Science

11. Health and Benefits Actuarial Internship
Jeremy Leon
Faculty Advisor: Jane Friedman
Department of Mathematics

12. Serotonin Levels: A Mathematical Model
Erica Nederend
Faculty Advisor: Seth Haney
Department of Mathematics

13. Walking Through the Königsberg Bridge Challenge
Brook Santangelo, Katherine Fotion, Leah Mandeville
Faculty Advisor: Lynn McGrath
Department of Mathematics

14. San Diego Creative Arts
Betty Wong
Faculty Advisor: John Glick
Department of Computer Science

15. Improving College Admissions and Retention by Predicting Student Performance
Stanley Zhou, Gunnar Moore
Faculty Advisor: Eric Jiang
Department of Computer Science

 

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