Fall 2019

On August 22, 2019, the Office of Research hosted the 2nd annual Weeks of Welcome Poster Competition. For more photos from this event, please view the blog post.

Fall 2019 Poster Competition Winners

First Place

Tahmineh Pirshahid, Evaluation of the COX-2 pathway as a therapeutic target for recurrent urinary tract infections.

Second Place

Moutusee Islam, Molecular characterization of Cancomycin Resistant Enteroccus faecium (VRe) in Dallas

Third Place

Shawhin Talebi, Modeling Autonomic Pupillary Responses from External Stimuli Using Machine Learning.

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Poster Competition Winners

The Office of Research hosted the annual Spring 2019 Poster Competition on April 18, 2019. For more photos from this event, please view the blog post.

First Place

Sadeq Malakooti, mechanical engineering: Superior Sound Transmission Loss in Low-Density, Mechanically Strong and Ductile Nanoporous Polyurea Aerogels

Second Place

Vignesh Raghuraman, mechanical engineering: Hierarchical Model Predictive Control for Constrained System Operation

Third Place

Baokun He, computer science: Computing Robust Principal Components by A* Search

Honorary Mention

Jamasp Azarnoosh, mechanical engineering: A Comprehensive Understanding of Breastfeeding Biomechanics

2018

2018 WoW Poster Competition

The Office of Research hosted the 1st Annual Weeks of Welcome (WoW) Poster Competition on Friday, August 24, 2018. For more photos from this event, please view the blog post.

First Place

Kevin Lam, biomedical engineering: Functional cargo delivery into mouse and human fibroblasts using a versatile microfluidic device

Second Place

Hassan Jahanandish, bioengineering: Ultrasound imaging for human lower-extremity motion prediction and its potential for assistive device control

Third Place

Michael Darrow, biomedical engineering: Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitation Increases Plasticity and Recovery Following Spinal Cord Injury

Honorary Mention

Haley Dahl, molecular and cellular biology: p62 is a potential therapeutic target for castration resistant prostate cancer cells

Maziyar Keshvarian, bioengineering: A multi-scale computational model of hypertension induced remodeling

Kyle Murray, chemistry: Dynamics of L-Kynureninase Orthologs during Catalysis