Research on Capitol Hill Presenters – 2021

Congratulations to the undergraduate students listed below who had the opportunity to meet virtually with their state legislators to share their research findings. Research on Capitol Hill, now in its 21st year, gives lawmakers a glimpse into the research conducted by undergraduates at one of the states top research universities. 

Click on a name below to learn more about the research presented to state legislators:

Oralia AguilarOral Histories in the Era of COVID-19: The Utah Navajo and the Westside of Salt Lake City, Utah
Kylie BethardsAnalysis of AYA Cancer Patient Priority Symptoms Through Text Mining Software
Julia CaseSymmetric Electrochemical Cells in Nonaqueous Organic Redox Flow Batteries – Applications for Longevity Study
Tania Cervantes-HernandezDating/Intimate Partner Violence and social media use among college students
Gareema DhimanSurveillants: A New Organelle of the Synapse  
Helen DodsonDating/Intimate Partner Violence and social media use among college students
Heather GrahamLiteracy and Representation in the LGBTQIA+ Communities
Gursirat GrewalImproving Upper-Limb Prostheses Control via Optimizing sEMG Electrode Number and Location
Cody HarrisSensory Perception in Advanced Prosthetics: The Philosophy of Proprioception
Jami HarveyOral Histories in the Era of COVID-19: The Utah Navajo and the Westside of Salt Lake City, Utah
Olivia LamDevelopment of Photovoltaic Apparatuses Using 3D Printing Techniques
Indigo MasonThe University of Utah Sexual and Reproductive Health Care and Education Needs Assessment
Nate NellisEconometric Analysis on the Impact of Water Rates on Resident Usage and City Revenue: A Study in Salt Lake County, Utah
Jens NilsonChild Labor Trafficking and the Child Welfare System  
Adriana Payan-MedinaCharacterization of Satellite-Derived Air Quality Measurements in Health Applications
Kylie PerssonProduction of Platelet-Like Particles Using MEG-01 Cells
Elizabeth PorterSupporting the Entire System: Reducing Educators Burnout with Mindfulness-based Practice and Social-emotional Learning
Anya RagnhildstveitAffective Tactile Grounding on Psychedelic-Induced States and Treatment Outcomes in Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy
Mario Ramirez-ArrazolaAdding Up The Cost of Excluding Undocumented Utahns from State and Federal COVID-19 Relief
Alexia SavasCorrelating Surface Temperature Fluctuations with Atmospheric Flow
Travis SeamonsControlling Bacterial Transcription with the Eukaryotic Transcription Factor QF
Joshua Swan Energy Consumption and the Limits of Economic Growth 
Tobin WainerStar Cluster Mass Function Fitting using Probabilistic Modeling
Zak WankierAnatomical Dimensions of Human Vertebral Bodies Over Time  
Katie WorkmanEpistemic Communications: the politics of confronting the global COVID-19 pandemic