Senior Thesis Presentation
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 15:00 to 17:30
WNGR 304
Event Speaker: 
Seniors in PH403
Local Contact: 
Janet Tate

12-minute talks starting at 3pm. (See also June 13th for Part II)

Ian Founds, Hazel Betz, Matthew Dickie, Allyson Petersen, Tallon Korn, Willis Rogers, Aneeq Ahmed, Mirek Brandt, Garrett Plunkett, Graham Founds, Rick Wallace, Elliot Capek

3:00 – 3:10

Ian Founds: Solution method and error evolution of student responses to chain rule problems within a thermodynamics course (Advised by Corinne Manogue)

3:12 – 3:22

Hazel Betz: Repair of a Scanning Tunneling Microscope and Retesting for the Formation of Pyramidal Structures Formed on Sputtered Germanium (110) (Advised by Shirley Chiang, UC Davis)

3:24 – 3:34

Matthew Dickie: Conductivity Mapping of Graphene Using Terahertz Spectroscopy (Advised by Yun-Shik Lee)

3:36 – 3:46

Allyson PetersonStudent Interaction with Online Pre-Lecture Videos and how it Influences Grades (Advised by KC Walsh)

3:48 – 3:58

Tallon Korn: Project BoxSand:Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining (Advised by KC Walsh)

4:00 – 4:10

Willis Rogers: Gravitational Coupling of Uniformly Rotating Computationally Resolved Stars in Protostellar Star-Disk Systems (Advised by Kathy Hadley)

4:12 – 4:22

Mirek Brandt: The Impact of Crystal Morphology on the Opto-Electronic Properties of Amorphous and Organic Crystalline Materials (Advised by Matt Graham)

4:24 – 4:34

Garrett Plunkett: Transport Measurements on Graphene P-N Junctions Reveal the Intrinsic P-Doping of Graphene near the Dirac Point and a Hysteric Conductive Response (Advised by Matt Graham)

4:36 – 4:46

Graham Founds: A Study of Charging Behaviors in Organic Semiconductors using Optical Trapping (Advised by Oksana Ostroverkhova)

4:48 – 4:58

Rick Wallace: Optical Manipulation and Time-Resolved Charge Measurement of Microparticles Coated in Organic Semiconductor (Advised by Oksana Ostroverkhova)

5:10 – 5:10

Elliott Capek: Simulating dynein’s powerstroke using Brownian dynamics (Advised by David Roundy)