UROP Awardees

Summer 2017 Awardees

Natalia Abril (Prof. Jacqueline Chen) – Portrayal of Historical Events and Perceived Discrimination towards Racially Ambiguous Individuals

Varun Adhvaryu (Prof. Megan Williams) – Localization of Synaptic Specificity Gene Kirrel3 in the Hippocampus

Elom Amematsro (Prof. Sophie Caron) – A mathematical model to study odor representations in the Drosophila mushroom body

Jens Ammon (Prof. Lauren Birgenheier) – Fracture Propagation Networks: Comparing Strength Properties of Wet and Dry Heterogeneous Mudstone

Rebekka Armstrong (Prof. Luisa Whittaker-Brooks) – Synthesis of ternary metal chalcogenide quantum dots for photovoltaic applications

James Barker (Prof. Shannon Odelberg) – A WNT5A-ARF6 signaling axis promotes invasion of uveal melanoma

Ked Bastakoti (Prof. Tucker Hermans) – Gentle Robotic Placement of Objects Using Tactile Sensing

Justin Bayles (Prof. Simon Fisher) – Preventing Severe Hypoglycemia-Induced Cardiac Arrhythmias with KATP Channel Modulators

Jameson Berg (Prof. Vikram Deshpande) – Development of High Quality Graphene Hexagonal-Boron-Nitride Devices to Study the Quantum Hall Effect Produced by Pseudo Magnetic Fields

Chloe Betts (Prof. Mitchell Power) – Comparing Ecosystem Structural Development and Fire Adaptation Under Contrasting Precipitation Regimes Over Long-Time Scales

Hayden Brady (Prof. Bruce Gale) – Determining the Most Advantageous Material Composition and Construction Process for Microfluidic PCR Chips

Jennifer Bridgeman (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) – Identifying the Density, Distribution, and Habitat Use of Breeding Raptors in City Creek Canyon

Sarah Brown (Prof. Carol Lim) – Re-engineered Chimeric p53, escapes p53 Transdominant Inhibition: Application to Ovarian Cancer

Nevin Brown (Prof. J David Symons) – Physiological shear-stress initiates autophagosome formation, eNOS activation, and NO generation, to a lesser extent in primary arterial ECs from old vs. adult subjects.

Dorien Butter (Prof. Andrew Merryweather) – Gait Analysis in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Healthy Adults: Effect of Terrain Transitions on Postural Imbalances and Gait Discontinuities

Steven Carlson (Prof. Timothy Smith) – The Role of Emotion Regulation in Sleep and Interpersonal Stress

Melissa Chao (Prof. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer) – Characteristics of Infant and Adult Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Connective and Nervous Tissue

Trevor Chase (Prof. Hamid Ghandehari) – Enzyme detachable nanostructured polymer-peptide-iron oxide hybrids

Dallan Child (Prof. Jiyoung Chang) – Volumetric Residual Charge Minimization Within Near-Field Electrospun Nanofibers 

Dean Collett (Prof. Heayoung Yoon) – Electron Beam Microscopy of Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Thin-Film Solar Cells

Caitlin Coplan (Prof. Jennifer Shumaker-Parry) – Investigation of Aluminum Nanocrescents as Plasmonic Substrates for SERS

Clint Cornelius (Prof. Wenda Tan) – Ustrasonic Vibration Assisted Laser Cutting of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer

Brian Cottle (Prof. Robert Hitchcock) – Development And Utilization Of Video-Data Synchronization To Better Understand Intra-Abdominal Pressure In Women

Griffin Durupt  (Prof. Simon Fisher) – The brain’s ability to sense and respond to low blood sugar levels in Type-1 diabetes is mediated by glucose transporter 4

Spencer Fielding (Prof. JIm Steenburgh) – Qualitative Analysis of Hotplate Precipitation Instruments and Their Feasibility in the Field

Emma Fine (Prof. Sungjin Park) – The role and function of GDE3’s cleaving activity and extracellular vesicles

Leah Fitzgerald (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – Effects of Maternal Response to Children with Language Delays

Amanda Fox (Prof. Marianna Di Paolo) – (NG) in Utah English

Samira Gholami (Prof. Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham) – Dietary blueberry improves glycosaminoglycans in the aortic vessels of diabetic dbdb mice

Chelsea Gibbs (Prof. Tara Deans) – Constructing and Characterizing Orthogonal Genetic Switches

Rene Gilfillan (Prof. Megan Reynolds) – Looking at Wellness Benefits of Summer Counseling Services at the Women’s Resource Center

Aubrey Grant (Prof. Michael Simpson) – Analysis of Redox Reaction Kinetics Data in Molten FLiBe

Amanda Groneman (Prof. Marissa diener) – Siblings of Children with Disabilities

Myrna Groomer (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) – Paleoecological reconstruction of ancient Lake Bonneville through sediment analysis

Russelle Hansen (Prof. Matt Haber) – Evolution 2017 Conference Project Proposal

Jon Harper (Prof. Randy Jensen) – Combination of Temozolomide, PARP inhibitor ABT-888, and Radiation: Improving the Efficacy of Treatment for Meningioma Tumors

Joe Hartle (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Kinematics of Hip Joints with Cam Femoroacetabular Impingement

Bria Hassett (Prof. Lindsay Gezinski) – Experiences of Third Party Reproduction

Samuel Hatch (Prof. Colleen Farmer) – XROMM analysis of rib kinematics during simultaneous lung ventilation and locomotion in the savannah monitor, Varanus exanthematicus

Alex Heitkamp (Prof. Sherwood Casjens) – Study of bacteriophage P22 superinfection exclusion protein SieA

Krissa Hendricks (Prof. Nancy Allen) – Development and Implementation of Culturally Appropriate Diabetes Education in Tonga

Grace Hoffmann (Prof. David Krizaj) – Mechanical Strain Induced Apoptosis in Retinal Ganglion Cells

Season Horstmeier (Prof. Jared Rutter) – Determining the Intramolecular Mechanisms Associated with the Highly Conserved Regions of the VMS1 Proteasome Complex

Parker Howe (Prof. Simon Fisher) – Investigating the Effectiveness of FDA Approved Drugs in Restoring Hypoglycemia Awareness

Kalebb Howell (Prof. Daniel Scoles) – Study of Granule Formation in SCA2

Erika Hummel (Prof. Rhonda Nelson) – Using Multisensory Interventions to Address Anxiety, Agitation, and Pain in Adults Receiving Substance Abuse Treatment

Abbie Ireland (Prof. Trudy Oliver) – Characterizing Two Subtypes of Small Cell Lung Cancer and Understanding the Role of Transcription Factor ASCL1 in Regulating EPCAM Expression

Nour Jaatoul (Prof. Claudia Geist) – Do we need more than pills?: University Students’ Attitudes towards National and Campus Reproductive Health Services and Resources

Warren Jensen (Prof. Claudia Geist) – Expressions of Masculinity Among LDS Men

David Jiang (Prof. Lucas Timmins) – Designing and Constructing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compatible Physiologic Flow Circuit

Morgan Johnson (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – Examination of Play Behaviors in Young Children at-risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Christopher Jones (Prof. Trafton Drew) – Neural Measures of Reliance on Working Memory during Repeating Search Tasks

Kathryn Jones (Prof. Jennifer Heemstra) – Steroid Detection through Split Aptamer Ligation Coupled with qPCR

Courtney Jost (Prof. Matthew Mulvey) – Gene Expression Related to Extra Intestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli’s Effect on Urinary Tract Infections

Malika Kadirova (Prof. Martin Horvath) – Structure Determination for Lutein-Complexed Proteins in the Human Eye

Kosta Karpos (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – The Effect of Tibiotalar Arthrodesis on the Kinematics of Adjacent Foot and Ankle Joints

Andrew Kennedy (Prof. Mitchell Power) – A fossil-pollen-based climate reconstruction of two low-elevation lake records from Northern Utah and Western Montana

Bin Kim (Prof. Wenda Tan) – 3-Dimensional Printing of Metal Components Using Stereolithography and Sintering

Errol Kurtz (Prof. Krista Carlson) – Teaching the Principles of Material Formation to High School Students Through Dance

Bryce Larson (Prof. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer) – Using dynamic real time MRI to image the speech mechanisms in the presence of vocal tremor

Nicole Lee LEE (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Correlation Between Smoking and Perception, and Stress in Bangladesh

Rebecca Lewis (Prof. Mario Capecchi) – Development of a Versatile and Inexpensive Tool for the Examination of Cognitive Performance in Mice

William Lewis (Prof. Heath Henninger) – Shoulder Kinematics in Normal and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Subjects

Ashley Lewis (Prof. Yan-Ting Shiu) – The Effects of Uremic Toxins on the Expression and Activity of MMP-2 and MMP-9 and Hemodialysis Vascular Access Failure

Rebecca Luke (Prof. Jennifer Shumaker-Parry) – Kinetic Analysis of the Catalytic Properties of Gold Nanostars through Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol

Liam Machado (Prof. Zvonimir Rakamaric) – Modifying SMACK to Support the Symbooglix Backend Verifier

Gracia Membreno (Prof. Leslie Francis) – Reevaluating The Current Reproductive Justice Frameworks in Regard to Refugee/Immigrant Women

Portia Millet (Prof. Rhonda Nelson) – Promoting Relaxation in Male Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using the VECTA Mobile Sensory Cart

Annelise Murphy (Prof. Samantha Joel) – Relationship Quality for Non Monogamous Couples: Do Motives Matter?

Kelli Nelson (Prof. Kent Bachus) – Negative Pressure Reduces the Macrophage Density Around a Percutaneous Implant

Marianne Newell (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) – Reconstructing Past Fire Occurrences by Analysis of Charcoal Abundance in Lake Bonneville Sites

Daniel Nielsen (Prof. Mitchell Power) – Anomalous Populations of Ponderosa Pine Along the Wasatch Front

Brandon Olsen (Prof. Matthew Mulvey) – Identification of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli Associated Factors that are Functionally Redundant to Repeats-In Toxin, Alpha Hemolysin

Elaine Ong (Prof. Clement Chow) – Identifying genetic modifiers influencing retinal degeneration diseases

Joshua Ong (Prof. Michael Simpson) – Computational Simulation of Electrolytic Reduction of Spent Nuclear Fuel

Cece Otto (Prof. Robert Scott Smith) – Creating a Devised Theatrical Piece to Travel to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Evin Padhi (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Identifying a gene that contributes to hybrid sterility in Drospohila pseudoobscura subspecies

Sarah Patterson (Prof. Danielle Endres) – Utes Nickname Research Project

Michael Peterson (Prof. Shad Roundy) – Development of a Standardized Procedure for the Evaluation  And Comparison of Wearable Self-Powered Devices, To Be Applied in the Design and Testing of Self-Powered Wearable Health Sensors

Carissa Pollock (Prof. Ryan Smith) – 5 in 5 Research Initiative: Growing the Modular Industry

Elizabeth Pumford (Prof. Vladimir Hlady) – Platelet Rolling and Adhesion Following Upstream Activation

Christopher Rapp (Prof. Bryan Jones) – ON Cone Bipolar Coupling Networks in Mouse Retina

Naveen Rathi (Prof. Bruce Gale) – An Innovative “Printing” Method to Test Drugs on Ovarian Cancer Cells

Jasmine Reading (Prof. Kathleen Nicoll) – Mercury In Utah

Zeke Richards (Prof. Shannon Odelberg) – Development and Characterization of a Genetic Model of Uveal Melanoma

Joselyn Rodriguez (Prof. Shannon Barrios) – The role of phonological distributional information and common visual referents in the acquisition of allophonic variants

Michelle Rohbock (Prof. Jeff Metcalf) – Developing Survival Literacy with Pre-Literate Adults

Jaxon Roller (Prof. Jeff Bates) – Permanently Fog-Resistant Surfaces Optimized for Polycarbonate

Ann Rowley (Prof. Kai Kuck) – Designing and Developing a Capnograph for Use in Developing Countries and Low-Resource Areas

Rajeev Sahay (Prof. Joel Harley) – Big Data Analysis Techniques Applied to Ultrasonic Guided Wave Technology

Lynsey Sasso (Prof. Wayne Potts) – Paternal social status influences offspring body mass: A role for epigenetics?

Megan Schnedar (Prof. Jamesina Simpson) – Investigation of Geomagnetically Induced Currents using the Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method

Josh Seoane (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Characterization of Overdrive’s effects in Drosophila melanogaster

Hanna Shluker (Prof. Heath Henninger) – Replicating Human Motion with a 6-axis Articulating Robot

Thomas Shober (Prof. Jeff Bates) – Permanently Fog-Resistant Surfaces Optimized for Polycarbonate

Shelby Sly (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) – Study of Fire History in Range Creek Canyon, Utah by Analysis of Sediment Core Charcoal

Rod Smith (Prof. Ryan Smith) – PrefabWood: Panelized and modular wood frame innovations in the intermountain west region.

Mary Stringham (Prof. Sarah Hollenberg) – Exploring Today’s Definition of Global Contemporary Art

Asia Susko (Prof. Kevin Jones) – Mechanism of YM155 in the Inhibition of Surviving in Synovial Sarcomagenesis

Adam Thorne (Prof. John Langell) – Visual Light Phototherapy Catheter Microbiology Research

Tina Tran (Prof. Josh Bonkowsky) – Understanding Adrenoleukodystrophy Pathogenesis Through Targeted Screening and Gene Analysis

Anurag Tripathy (Prof. Swomitra Mohanty) – Fabrication and Testing of Nitinol Nanotubes in the detection and diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer

Kaley Tucker (Prof. Brian Codding) – Patterns of prehistoric Lithic Tool abandonment in the Dolores River Valley

Noah Ulery (Prof. ilya zharov) – Proposal for Porous Silica Templates as a Means of Creating Higher Capacitance EDLCs

Ben Wait (Prof. John McLennan) – Coal Consumption and Analysis for High Conductivity by Delivering Microbe and Proppant in-situ

Sarah Wait (Prof. Trudy Oliver) – Oncogenic Regulation of Chemokines in Neutrophil Attraction to Tumors

Kiana Wong (Prof. Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham) – Strawberry Supplementation Ameliorates Vascular Complications in Diabetic db/db Mice  by Activating eNOS/NO/cGMP Signaling

Kyle Woods (Prof. Jiyoung Chang) – Renewal for: Experimental Development of Molybdenum Disulfide for Use in Flexible Electronic

Chase Zagorec-Marks (Prof. Matthew Kieber-Emmons) – Understanding Dynamic Motions Involved in the Photocycle of Photoactive Yellow Protein

Kort Zarbock (Prof. Wayne Potts) – Influence of Multiple Source Infections on Influenza Virulence Evolution

Yuanhang Zhao (Prof. Stavros Drakos) – Understanding the role of VDAC2 in heart failure and intracellular calcium regulation

Julia Zhu (Prof. Cynthia Burrows) – Will guanine undergo oxidation via TET?

Past Awardees


Jadesola Aderibigbe (Prof. Wenda Tan) – Freeze Casting Fabrication of Porous Metal Matrix Nano-Composites
Savanna Agardy (Prof. Brian Codding) – Archaeological Obsidian Sourcing as a Mechanism for Prearchaic Mobility Patterns in the Great Basin Region
Bryce Alex (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) –   Estimating population size of  Eurasian brown bears (Ursus arctos arctos) using noninvasive DNA samples
Sama Alkilani (Prof. Shelley Minteer) – Water-Soluble Polymer Based Redox Flow Battery
William Anderl (Prof. Ken Monson) – Vessel Wall Collagen Fiber Damage in Traumatic Brain Injury
Devan Anderson (Prof. Inese Ivans) – Variations in Elemental Abundance Between Planet Hosting and Non-Planet Hosting Stars.
Samuel Anderson (Prof. Zeev Valentine Vardeny) – Device Fabrication and Performance Optimization of  Organometal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
Adam Ansari (Prof. Ling Zang) – Detector for Alkane Vapors Using Polymer Coated Carbon Nanotubes
Richard Austin (Prof. Jun Yang) – Understanding Genes Involved in Inherited Retinal Degeneration – Insights into the Function of C8ORF37
Jane Baer (Prof. Kathleen Ritterbush) – Stable Isotope Dating to Determine the Triassic-Jurassic Mass Extinction Boundary in Peruvian Rock Formations
Parley Bates (Prof. Baldomero Olivera) – Discovering Neurologically Active Peptides through Cone Snail Venom Research
Justin Bayles (Prof. Simon Fisher) – Cardioprotective Effects of Recurrent Hypoglycemia
Andrew Beach (Prof. Sarah Bush) – The influence of louse color on mate choice in Columbicola columbae
Calli Bennett (Prof. Megan Reynolds) – Transgenderism and healthcare: Barriers at the level of provider
Madeline Berger (Prof. Catherine Loc-Carrillo) – Determining the efficacy of antibiotics and bacteriophage cocktail in treating Staphylococcus aureus biofilm
Anna Birtulescu (Prof. Cathleen Zick) – Healthy Eating in 1936 and its Associated Factors
Jackson Bodtker (Prof. Jeffrey Moore) – Thermal Deformation Monitoring of Natural Rock Arches
Clayton Booth (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Oral Health Programs for Refugees in the United States
Sarah Brady (Prof. Heath Henninger) – Morphology of Hill-Sachs Lesions in Patients with Anterior Shoulder Instability
Christine Brady (Prof. Sean Lawson) – Eroding Norms Against Attacks on Medical Facilities During Wartime: U.S. and Russian Framings of the Kunduz Hospital Bombing
Hayden Brady (Prof. Bruce Gale) – Utilization of Fluid Dynamic Testing to Improve Fluid Transport on Microfluidic PCR Chips
Emily Brixey (Prof. lien fan shen) – The Magical Girl’s Influence on Female Empowerment
Sarah Brown (Prof. Carol Lim) – Re-engineered, Chimeric p53, Escapes p53 Transdominant Inhibition and is Applied to Ovarian Cancer cells with Dominant Negative p53
Jared Bunn (Prof. Jeff Bates) – Hydrogel Stability for Sensors as a Function of  the Mechanical Swelling Response
David Burkhardt (Prof. Taylor Sparks) – pH Responsive Hydrogel as a Bacteria Release Mechanism
Nicole Burnett (Prof. Ramkiran Gouripeddi) – Harmonization of Sensor Measurements to Support Exposomic Research
Anthony Calacino (Prof. Sam Handlin) – Ethnic Power Configurations, Political Institutions, and Varieties of Conflict
Darlene Castro (Prof. Jane Hatter) – Quills to Computer Keyboards: Music Formatting Through the Centuries
Keiko Cawley (Prof. Junco Warren ) – Epigenetic Regulation of Energetics by Histone Methyltransferase Smyd1 in the Murine Diabetic Heart
Gemma Clark (Prof. Jennifer Weidhaas) – Effects of Temperature on Microbial Processes Influencing the Performance of Treatment Wetlands
Enrique Coca-Frias (Prof. Martin Tristani-Firouzi) – The Development and Performance of Cardiomyocytes differentiated from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells with and without NFATc1 Mutations
Robert Coffman (Prof. Russell Richardson) – The Effect of Acute Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Cardiovascular Health
Mary Cole (Prof. Matthew Kieber-Emmons) – Reaction of M2(µ-O)2 adducts with oxygen based nucleophiles
Katherine Coombs (Prof. Ana Sanchez-Birkhead) – Hispanic Women’s Breast Cancer Disparities in the Continuum of Care: A Pilot Study
Kelly Corbray (Prof. Christie Toth) – Supporting Transfer Student Writing Transitions: Pilot Study
Georgie Corkery (Prof. Jennifer Watt) – Investigating Historic Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks in the Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho, USA
Brian Cottle (Prof. Robert Hitchcock) – Development and Utilization of Video-Data Synchronization to Better Understand Intra-Abdominal Pressure
Tyler Crum (Prof. John Parkinson) – Mutational Analysis of a Highly Conserved Glycine Residue in the Hairpin Tip of the Serine Chemoreceptor of Escherichia coli
Nathan Curtis (Prof. Joel Harley) – Ultrasonic Characterization and Inspection of 3D Printed Metals
Devin Davis (Prof. Joseph Tonna) – Surgical Critical Care Family Feedback Evaluation
Megan Dearden (Prof. Ravi Ranjan) – Studying the Relationship between Scar Tissue Formation and Catheter Contact Force for Ablation Procedures
Christine DeDen (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Development of Open-Source Patient-Specific Models of the Human Lumbar Spine Via the Finite Element Method
Jonathan Derrick (Prof. Owen Kingstedt) – Experimental Investigation of the Attenuation Properties of Metaconcrete for Dynamic Loading Applications
Mai Doan (Prof. Jindrich Kopecek) – Developing HPMA Copolymer-Affibody Conjugates for Targeted Drug Delivery Applications
Grant Doxey (Prof. Diane Pataki) – The Nitrogen Content of Urban & Riparian Soils
Dylan Drapeau (Prof. Catherine Loc-Carrillo) – Using Phage Therapy and Antimicrobials to Fight Pseudomonas Biofilms
Arjun Dulal (Prof. Derek Dosdall) – Stimulation and recording of HIS bundle using the Utah Electrode Array
Rafael Durtschi (Prof. Joel Harris) – Mechanism of Membrane-Active Drug Partitioning into Model Phospholipid Bilayers
Christian Earl (Prof. Jared Rutter) –  Study of intestinal stem cells Lrig1 and Lrg5 through deletion or overexpression of MPC in a murine model of colorectal cancer.
Treven Edwards (Prof. Christine Pomeroy) – Variability of N2O Fluxes in Bioretention Systems
Chris Eixenberger (Prof. Vladimir Hlady) – Heparin Immobilization in Attenuating Upstream Platelet-Agonist  Interactions
Austin Epler (Prof. William Johnson) – Analyzing Mercury in the Deep Brine Layer in the Great Salt Lake Prior to and After the Opening of the New Causeway Bridge
Sierra Erickson (Prof. Jayant Agarwal) – Innovative PLC wrap with drug delivery capabilities for treatment of non-transection peripheral nerve injuries
Erin Feeley (Prof. Caren Frost) – Self-Care among Community Health Workers: A Study of Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Compassion Satisfaction in Utah CHWs
Spencer Fielding (Prof. Jim Steenburgh) – Qualitative Analysis of Hotplate Precipitation Instruments and Their Feasibility in the Field
Michael Frazier (Prof. Erin Carraher) – Beginning Design Education in the Modern Time
Breanna Gabaldon (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – MATERNAL GESTURE USE IN TODDLERS WITH LANGUAGE DELAYS AND TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT
Randy Galan (Prof. Raphael Franzini) – Testing the Effects of Protein Biotinylation and Immobilization Method on DNA-encoded chemical Library Screening Outcomes
Heilly Galvez (Prof. Jaclyn Winter) –  Analysis of Ectoine Derivative Biosynthesis in Actinomycetes Through Media Changes and Cell Mechanics Models
Jenna Gardner (Prof. Michael Gills) – Engaging the Novel Writing Process
Tyler Gill (Prof. Charlie Hicks-Little) – Gender Comparison of the Vertical Jump Test
Benjamin Gilmore (Prof. Taylor Sparks) – Cyclic Delamination Rates in Fiber Backed Fluoropolymer Linings
Tyler Gilvarry (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) – Analyzing long-term population trends in a protected riparian avian community
Astin Goff (Prof. Alexa Doig) – The Cost of Responding to False Clinical Alarms in the Hospital Environment
Sally Goodger (Prof. Maeera Shreiber) – The Ethics of Fairy Tale Retellings of the Holocaust in Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Michael Goodman (Prof. Christie Toth) – Supporting Transfer Student Writing Transitions: Pilot Study
Kirsten Gorski (Prof. Lee Dibble) – Does the Dosage of Practice in Standard Balance Rehabilitation Maximize Retention and Transfer of Balance Skill? 
Forrest Gowen (Prof. Melissa Cortez) – Analysis of Autonomic Biomarkers in Concussion Diagnosis
Bryant Green (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Evaluation of Tibiotalar and Subtalar Joint Kinematics in  Chronic Ankle Instability Patients
Aditya Gundlapalli (Prof. Damon Toth) – Determining the probability of an infectious disease outbreak in different cities of the World
Ping Guo (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Over-expression of gfzf may cause inviability in D. melanogaster
Christopher Haisley (Prof. Brian Codding) – To Guard or Not to Guard? Explaining Territorial Behavior in Foraging Populations
Jeeyun Han (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Factors Related to Stress in College Students
Alec Hansen (Prof. Man Hung) – The Impact Late Life Unemployment Has on Health in Retirement
Sean Harbertson (Prof. Bruce  Gale) – Optimization of Temperature Gradient On Microfluidic Chips of Rapid PCR
Zachary Harmer (Prof. Eric Schmidt) – Biosynthesis of Vitilevuamide
Matthew Harmon (Prof. J David Symons) – Blueberry consumption lessens the severity of vascular dysfunction in mice with diabetes
Talon Harris (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Diabetes Prevention at Maliheh Free Clinic
Shelby Harris (Prof. Joel Miller) – In Search of New Magnetic Materials: Phenalenyl Complexes
Joseph Hartle (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Kinematics of Hip Joints with Cam Femoroacetabular Impingement
Arielle Hassett (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Finite Element Analysis of Stress in the Pars Interarticularis after Laminectomy
Brialyn Hassett (Prof. Lindsay Gezinski) – Experiences of Third Party Reproduction in Utah
Samantha Hayashi (Prof. Julie Hollien) – Localization of Mitochondrial mRNA and the Effect of ER Stress
Fang He (Prof. Ross Walker) – High Frequency and Automatic Characterization of  Electrode Arrays
Amber Henshaw (Prof. Kathleen Nicoll) – Public Perceptions of Air Pollution and Health Risks: A Community Survey
Tyler Herrera (Prof. James Curry) – United States House of Representatives: Understanding the Self-Executing Rule
Michael Herron (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Development and Validation of Pediatric Cervical Spine Finite Element Models
Keeton Hodgson (Prof. Rajeev Balasubramonian) – Accelerating DNA Sequence Mapping
Cassidy Hoff (Prof. Danielle Endres) – The Utes Nickname: A Critical Discourse Analysis
Maggie Hope (Prof. Heather Melton) – Evaluation of Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits
Katie Houser (Prof. Claudia Geist) – Analyzing Federal LGBT Health Policy and Programs
Kalebb Howell (Prof. Daniel Scoles) – Deep Brain Stimulation for Ataxia
Jacob Hudac (Prof. Shelley Minteer) – Directed Evolution of Oxalate Decarboxylase for Use in Biofuel Cells
Evan Hurlow (Prof. Jon Rainier) – The Synthesis of an Aggregate Busting Quinone-Amino Acid Conjugate and its Derivatives
William Hynes (Prof. Monisha Pasupathi) – Audience Tailoring: Implications for Narrative Identity Formation
Nicholas Iacopino (Prof. Keunhan Park) – Development of Large Scale Educational Atomic Force Microscopy
Zachary Jackson (Prof. Chris Pantelides) – Repair Of Lap Spliced Reinforced Concrete Walls Damaged by Seismic Activity Using CFRP Based Materials
Warren Jensen (Prof. Claudia Geist) – Expressions of Masculinity Among LDS Men
Caitlin Jensen (Prof. Sara  Weisenbach) – Quality of Life in Older Adults and Their Support Persons
Hansheng Jin (Prof. Thure Cerling) – PENDANT FORMATION AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH PALEOCLIMATE USING TRACE ELEMENT PROFILES
Jordan Johnson (Prof. Frank Sachse) – Assessing the Role of Transient Receptor Potential Canonical Channels in Cardiac Hypertrophy
Christina Jones (Prof. Lela Graybill) – The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood: Artist and Muse
Jace Jones (Prof. Marc Calaf) – Modeling of Vertical and Horizontal Axis Wind Tubines to Improve Efficiency
Christopher Jones (Prof. Trafton Drew) – Neural Measures of Similarity in Distractors in Visual Search
Sergio Juarez (Prof. Vandana Ramachandran) – Empirical Analysis Of The Participation Behaviors Of Investors On Crowdfunding Platforms
Olivia Juarez (Prof. Brian Codding) – From Food Waste to Hunger Relief: A Novel Approach to Food Recovery
Allison Kachel (Prof. Rajesh Menon) – Image Reconstruction to Overcome Light Scattering Effects Caused by a Diffusive Medium
Yu Kyoung Kang (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Well-being of People with Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Vasiliki Karahalios (Prof. Christine Jones) – The Visual History of Fairy Tales
Konstantinos Karpos (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – The Effect of Tibiotalar Arthrodesis on the Kinematics of Adjacent Foot and Ankle Joints
Anup Khadka (Prof. Eric Pardyjak) – Understanding the Interaction of Microclimate and Building Energy Use through a Distributed Sensor Network
Scott Khuu (Prof. Rodney Stewart) – Identifying Retinoic Acid Dependent Mechanisms of NC EMT
Jieun Kim (Prof. Agnes Ostafin) – Effects of Solvent Viscosity on the Detection of the Signal using Surfaced-enhanced Raman Scattering
Rahee Kim (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – The Psycho-Social Adaptation after Mastectomy
Taehoon Kim (Prof. Keunhan Park) – KIM Proposal
Margaux Klingensmith (Prof. Dale Clayton) – The influence of neighbors on allopreening rates in mating pairs
Zoe Kozlowski (Prof. Lori Gawron) – Assessing the Unmet Contraceptive Need in Homeless Women in Salt Lake City
Siosaia Langi (Prof. Theresa Martinez) – Truth Cypher
Jahaziel Lara Hernandez (Prof. Keunhan Park) – Development of Experimental Setup for Near-Field Enhanced Thermionic Energy Conversion
Bryce Larson (Prof. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer) – Using dynamic real time MRI to image the speech mechanisms in the presence of vocal tremor
Nickolas Lee (Prof. Eric Poitras) – Evaluation of an Automatically Populating Intelligent Tutoring System for Self-Regulated Learning of Internet-based Technological Resources
Michaela Lemen (Prof. William Brazelton) – Analysis of Bacterial and Archaeal Aquatic Communities of the Atlantis Massif
William Lewis (Prof. Heath Henninger) – Shoulder Kinematics in Normal and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Subjects
Collett Litchard (Prof. Christie Toth) – Identifying Effective Social Media Writing by Utah Cities to Implement Change and Increase Voter Engagement
Anthony Magro III (Prof. Christie Toth) – Supporting Transfer Student Writing Transitions: Pilot Study
Emma Martin (Prof. Jerry Root) – Medieval Perspectives in Religious and Secular Contexts: the Legend of Theoplilus and the Romance of the Rose
Tyler Mattinson (Prof. Paul Bernstein) –
Kyle McDougle (Prof. Lauren Clark) – Disclosing News of Child Being Diagnosed with Down Syndrome
Marina McNeill (Prof. Michael Free) – Extracting Rare Earth Elements Using Layered Nano Particles and Varying Temperatures
Connor Meaney (Prof. Hong-Hua Mu) – Analyzing Cytokine Expression of Arthritis Induced Mice with the use of Mycoplasma Arthritidis
Chance Miller (Prof. Valeria Molinero) – Exploring the Relationship Between Activity Coefficients and Water Uptake of Tetraalkyl Ammonium Halide – Polyphenylene Oxide Structured Anion-Exchange Membranes for Alkaline Fuel Cells Utilizing Coarse-Grained Simulations
Brianna Milot (Prof. Jennifer Follstad Shah) – Point Intercept Transect Surveys on Myrtle Spurge (Euphorbia myrsinites)
Elise Mori (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – Analysis of Spontaneous Language in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Compared to Typical Development
Jennifer Ellen Mueller (Prof. Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham) – Blueberry supplementation improves adiponectin and prevents adipose tissue inflammation in diabetic db/db mice
Maxton Muir (Prof. Hilary Coon) –  Opioid Receptor Genetic Variation In Suicide Decedents
Jiyeon Mun (Prof. Yukio Saijoh) – Investigating heparan sulfate structural determinants in mouse models
Colton Murphy (Prof. Chris Pantelides) – Development of Wood Buckling-Restrained Braces
Geethanjali Muruganandam (Prof. Kuby Balagurunathan) – Glycosaminoglycan Effects in Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation
Michael Navidomskis (Prof. Jennifer Follstad Shah) – Nitrogen Cycling in the Jordan River
Yennhi Nguyen (Prof. Jeffrey Weiss) – Riboflavin Collagen Gels Using 2D Plastic Compression
Jennifer Nielsen (Prof. Adrienne Cachelin) – The Impact of Real Food Labeling on Student Food Choice Behaviors and Attitudes
Daniel Nielsen (Prof. Mitchell Power) – Dendroecology of Anomalous Populations of Pinus ponderosa in the Wasatch Mountains, Utah
Dominique Nielson (Prof. Man Hung) – Relationship of involuntary retirement and overall health
Madeleine Odette (Prof. Eric Garland) – Neural Mechanisms of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Therapy
Daina Olson (Prof. Rachel Hayes-Harb) – Voice Onset Time in Arabic and English Stop Consonants
Elaine Ong (Prof. Clement Chow) – Identifying genetic modifiers influencing retinal degeneration diseases
Cecelia Otto (Prof. Robert Scott Smith) – Creating a Devised Theatrical Piece to Travel to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Rachael Palmer (Prof. Rajesh Menon) – Lensless Imaging: Advancing Lensless Technology through Algorithmic Digital Information Recovery
Sarah Patterson (Prof. Danielle Endres) – Utes Nickname Research Project
Dori Peers (Prof. Brian Codding) – Australian Aboriginal Ethno linguistics
James Perkins (Prof. Karen Kramer) – Risk Sensitivity and Cross-Cultural Implications
Kaden Plewe (Prof. Amanda Smith) – Modeling Temporal Variance of Externalities Related to Building Energy Use
Noel Pollard (Prof. Marissa Diener) – Associations Among Parental Demographic Characteristics and Perceptions of Cytomegalovirus Screening for Newborn Infants
Brianna Potter (Prof. Keunhan Park) – Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy for Nanoscale Graphene Thickness and Electrical Behavior
Fabio Alessandro Proenca Barros Jr (Prof. Daniel Leung) – Characterizing functional subsets of MAIT cells across age groups using single cell linked TCR/functional phenotype sequencing
Elizabeth Pumford (Prof. Vladimir Hlady) – Platelet Rolling and Adhesion Following Upstream Activation
Heidi Qin (Prof. Dolores Delgado Bernal) – Queer and Trans Students of Color: Survival and Resistance in Predominately White Institutions
Saleha Rajabali (Prof. Ling Zang) – Polymer Coated Carbon Nanotube Detector for Alkane Vapors
Daniel Razo (Prof. Benjamin Slade) – An Analysis of Syntactic and Semantic Change of Spanish Repetitives Over Time
Jasmine Reading (Prof. Kathleen Nicoll) – Mercury in Utah
Isabel Reback (Prof. Trafton Drew) – Using Eye-Tracking to Evaluate Low Prevalence Computer Aided Detection
Bobby Robertson (Prof. Wendy Wischer) – Art in social Activism
Gabriela Rocha (Prof. Alexa Doig) – Evaluation of Sleep Protocol to Reduce Night Time Interruptions for Postoperative Cancer Patients
Joselyn Rodriguez (Prof. Abby Kaplan) – Fire Syllables Project
Jessica Roestenburg (Prof. Franz Goller) – Testing the Perceptual Salience of Spectral Content in Zebra Finch Song
Asma Rokhaneevna (Prof. Clayton Williams) – Preparation of Single Mode Optical Fibers for Application in 3D Interferometry
Ann Rowley (Prof. Kai Kuck) – Designing and Developing a Capnograph for Use in Developing Countries and Low-Resource Areas
Whitney Russell (Prof. Charlie Hicks-Little) – Quantification of Movement Analysis and Functional Testing in Dancers
Avisha Sabaghian (Prof. Eric Poitras) – Developing an Application for Interdisciplinary Wikipedia Content Search Using Network-Based Models
Amira Sabry (Prof. Junco Warren) – Role of The Histone Methyltransferase Smyd1 in Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Metabolism
Samah Safiullah (Prof. Stephen Goldsmith) – Transportation Discrimination and Apartheid in US Metropolitan Areas
Rajeev Sahay (Prof. Joel Harley) – Big Data Analysis Techniques Applied to Ultrasonic Guided Wave Technology
Meher Samineni (Prof. Lisa Albright) – Genetic Sample Data Tracking Software and Workflow
Lynsey Sasso (Prof. Wayne Potts) – Paternal social status in mice influences offspring body mass: a role for epigenetics
Jane Saviers-Steiger (Prof. Tomasz Petelenz) – Fabrication Process and Verification Testing for a Flexible Load Evaluation Transducer
Jessica Schulze (Prof. Ryan Steele) – Computational Investigation of Quantum Motion in  Iron Hydrides and Hydrogenation Catalysis
Artemis Sefandonakis (Prof. Jill Shea) – Fat transplant for glitazone delivery and adiponectin  production to inhibit breast cancer cells
Josue Seoane (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Molecular characterization of Overdrive’s effect on Drosophila Melanogaster
Joshua Shieh (Prof. Sujee Jeyapalina) – Fluorohydroxyapatite for Percutaneous Device Applications: An In Vitro Analysis
Dongwoon Shin (Prof. Jiyoung Chang) – Ionic Gating of Graphene using Electrospun Nanofiber
Ashma Shrestha (Prof. Elisabeth Conradt) – A Biobehavioral Approach to Measuring Emotion Dysregulation in Pregnancy
Alexa Sime (Prof. Shane Macfarlan) – Cross Cultural Variability of Benefits Gained from Reputations: The Connection to Differences in Social Capital
Kai Sin (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Cardiovascular disease and diabetes among refugees in the USA
Shelby Sly (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) – Study of Fire History in Range Creek Canyon, Utah by Analysis of Sediment Core Charcoal
Sydney Stephens (Prof. Denise Dearing) – Dietary Changes in the Chisel-Toothed Kangaroo Rat: Reflections Through Stable Isotope Analysis
Mary Stringham (Prof. Sarah Hollenberg) – Exploring Today’s Definition of Global Contemporary Art
Vai Suliafu (Prof. Eric Poitras) – Using Mouse Cursor Coordinates to Predict the Learners’ Usefulness Rankings of Online Resources with an Intelligent Web Browser
Matthew Talmage (Prof. Sarah Bush) – The Effect of Elevation on Endoparasite Diversity in Deer Mice of the Great Basin
Paisley Tarboton (Prof. Alex Shcheglovitov) – Analysis of the cells in cerebral organoids using immunostaining and imaging
Satin Tashnizi (Prof. Tim Chambless) – Empowering College Students with Campus Polling Locations
Alexia Teran (Prof. Yan-Ting Shiu) – Investigating the expression of Ets-1, MMP2, and MMP9 in indoxyl sulfate treated cells  by immunohistochemistry. 
Nicholas Thiros (Prof. Diego Fernandez) – Lead Isotope Analysis of Microbialites in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, in Response to Anthropogenic Lead Pollution
Shalauna Thompson (Prof. Kevin Whitty) – Investigation of Carbon Dioxide Capture by Titanium Sorbents Using Thermogravimetric Analysis
Adam Thorne (Prof. John Langell) – Visual Light Phototherapy Catheter Research
Colton Thornley (Prof. Jake Abbott) – Magnetic Manipulation of Microrobots with 6 Degrees of Freedom
Erick Tieu (Prof. Michael D Morse) – Optical Spectroscopy of Boron Clusters using  Resonant Two-Photon Ionization Spectroscopy
Emily Timmins (Prof. Mike Scarpulla) – Pulsed IR Laser Annealing of Inclusions in CdTe
Alek Tolokan (Prof. Lien Fan Shen) – Bullying and Its Effect On Those Involved
Sophie Trujillo (Prof. Wayne Potts) – MHC HETEROZYGOTE ALTERNATING PASSAGE EXPERIMENT: Does MHC heterozygosity retard or enhance viral virulence evolution
Takara Truong (Prof. Roseanne Warren) – Multiscale Modeling for the Design of Electrochemical Energy Storage Materials
Noah Ulery (Prof. Ilya Zharov) – Proposal for Porous Silica Templates as a Means of Creating Higher Capacitance EDLCs
Elizabeth Utchel (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – Play Actions and Language Development: Typically Developing and Language Delay at 18 months
Hannah Van Hollebeke (Prof. Michael Shapiro) – Developmental Basis of Foot Feathering in Domestic Pigeons
Stephanie VanBeuge (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Mystery at x22: Finding a gene that contributes to hybrid sterility in Drosophila pseudoobscura subspecies
Philip Waldis (Prof. Jeffrey Weiss) – In Vitro Characterization of Microvessel Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Sprouting Angiogenesis
Wesley Washburn (Prof. Edward Hsu) – Effects of Long-Term Dietary Enrichment With Polyphenols and Probiotics on Age-Related Osteoporosis
Tanner Webster (Prof. Adam Cohen) – Retrospective Analysis of Multiple Radiotherapy Treatments in Oligodendroglioma Patients
Lily Wetterlin (Prof. Brenda Bowen) – Micro-scale textures and composition in the sediments on the Bonneville Salt Flat
Mitch Whitfield (Prof. David Strayer) – Using a Detection Response Task to Simultaneously Assess Levels of  of Visual and Manual Load in Simulated Driving
Sarah Wilmot (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) – Using Charcoal from Simpson’s Spring to Reconstruct Holocene Fire Regime
Joshua Winger (Prof. Mike Scarpulla) – Novel Cadmium Telluride Processing Method: Strip Annealing with High Power Lamps, Part 2
Jacob Wiscomb (Prof. Margit Janat-Amsbury) – Monolayer vs. Spheroid Models for Ovarian Cancer
Kyle Woods (Prof. Jiyoung Jhang) – Experimental Development of Molybdenum Disulfide for Use in Flexible Electronic Devices
Katherine Worms (Prof. Lauren Birgenheier) – The use of X-ray Florescence and Optical Photographs to analyze how the Paleoredox Conditions and Depositional Environment of the Eocene Lake System of the Green River Formation Changed over Time
Kevin Yang (Prof. J David Symons) – Micro RNA Expression of Endothelial Cell Autophagy in Trained Mice
Virginia Young (Prof. Catherine Sherwin) – Antidepressant Management During Pregnancy
Stephanie Yu (Prof. Elizabeth Tenney) – The Belief That Optimism Improves Performance (China)
Chase Zagorec-Marks (Prof. Matthew Kieber-Emmons) – Understanding Dynamic Motions Involved in the Photocycle of Photoactive Yellow Protein
Brisa Zavala (Prof. Isabel Dulfano) – Nemauhtilli: Illness, Treatment and Insight to an Alternative View
Jichen Zhang (Prof. Ross Walker) – System for Real-Time Measurement and Perturbation of Rodent 3D Arm Movements
Yuanhang Zhao (Prof. Stavros Drakos) –  Understanding the role of VDAC2 in heart failure and intracellular calcium regulation
Ellie Zurbuchen (Prof. Danny Chou) – Polypeptide Synthesis of Ultra-Fast Acting Insulin Analogs

Taylor Adams (Prof. David Sanbonmatsu) – Self-Concept: Change and Perseverance Over Time
Anna Albertsen (Prof. Jennifer Follstad Shah) – Possible Benefits of Ectomycorrhizal Infection of Conifer Seedlings at Alta Nursery
Sama Alkilani (Prof. Shelley Minteer) – Water-Soluble Polymer Based Redox Flow Battery
William Anderl (Prof. Ken Monson) – Vessel Wall Collagen Fiber Damage in Traumatic Brain Injury
Sam Anderson (Prof. Valy Vardeny) – Device Fabrication and Performance Optimization of Organometal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
Christopher Anjewierden (Prof. Stephen Mascaro) – Anjewierden Proposal
Sabastian Atwood (Prof. Carleton DeTar) – Developing an S-Step Conjugate Gradient Method for Solving Quark Propagators
Zach Barber (Prof. Hamid Ghandehari) – Hollow Mesoporous Silica Nanorattles For Controlled Drug Delivery
Tyler Bean (Prof. John Symons) – Endothelial Cell Specific Disruption of Autophagy: Effects on Blood Pressure, Arterial Stiffness, and Arterial Permeability in Mice.
Hailey Blair (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) – Continuing the Study of Biodiversity along the Wildland-Urban Interface of Red Butte Canyon
Michael Blatt (Prof. Ed DiBella) – Synthetic ECV mapping: Estimating hematocrit volume fraction using T1-weighed imaging
Jayden Brennan (Prof. Ning Tian) – Determining the Source of the Directional Response
Emily Brixey (Prof. Lien Shen) – The Magical Girl’s Influence on Female Empowerment
Peyton Bruce (Prof. Sheila Crowell) – Self-Harming and Suicidal Repercussions of Physiological and Biological Influences
Jared Bunn (Prof. Jared Bunn) – Hydrogel Stability for Sensors as a Function of the Mechanical Swelling Response
Nicole Burnett (Prof. Ram Gouripeddi) – A Framework for Validating Modeled Air Quality Data in Health Research
Sam Callis (Prof. Michael Stearns) – Determining the timing and duration of contact metamorphism driven by incremental emplacement of the Little Cottonwood Stock, Wasatch Mountains, Utah.
Zach Case (Prof. Kathleen Ritterbush) – Ontogenetic changes in ammonoid shell shape and hydrodynamic properties
Darlene Castro (Prof. Jane Hatter) – Quills to Computer Keyboards: Music Formatting Through the Centuries
Kevin Chandler (Prof. Caroline Saouma) – Metal Organic Frameworks as a Heterogeneous Catalyst for Photochemical Reduction of CO2
Taylor Checketts (Prof. Margaret Battin) – Sex and Consequences: “Forgettable” Contraception and the Large-Scale Reproductive Problems of the Globe
Amanda Chew-Stebbins (Prof. Michael Hoepfner) – Characterization of Asphaltenes through Examination of Intrinsic Viscosity and Fractal Dimension
Noah Chong (Prof. Wayne Potts) – Host Genetic Diversity as an Impediment to the Evolution of Influenza Virulence
Ivy Christofferson (Prof. Sophie Caron) – Elucidating the neuronal pathway underlying gustatory associative learning in Drosophila melanogaster
Jordan Clawson (Prof. Jie Zhang) – Determining the Impact of Rapid Stretch Injuries on Peripheral Nerves
Granger Cocke (Prof. Denise Dearing) – Pregnane X Receptors in Mojave and Great Basin Populations of Neotoma lepida
Robert Coffman (Prof. Russell Richardson) – The Effect of Acute Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Cardiovascular Health
Katherine Colburn (Prof. Ramesh Goel) – Stable Isotope Analysis of Phosphorus Sources in Utah Lake
Samuel Colby (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Finite Element Analysis of Cartilage Stresses Across a Variety of Activities of Daily Living Using Kinematics from Dual Fluoroscopy
Dean Collett (Prof. Heayoung Yoon) – Ultraviolet-Plasmon Enhancement Using Aluminum Nanopillar Array
Nicolas Contreras (Prof. Christie Toth) – Supporting Transfer Student Writing Transitions: Pilot Study
Erik Coppa (Prof. Stephen Carson) – Modeling YouTube Video Advertising Carryover Effects
Georgie Corkery (Prof. Jennifer Watt) – Investigating Historic Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks in Southwestern Montana
Dakota Crocker (Prof. Catherine Loc-Carrillo) – Efficacy of Locally Administered Vancomycin in Preventing Osteomyelitis and the Effects on Bone Mass Density
Tyler Crum (Prof. John Parkinson) – Mutational Analysis of a Highly Conserved Glycine Residue in the Hairpin Tip of the Serine Chemoreceptor of Escherichia coli
Cody Dangerfield (Prof. Nalini Nadkarni) – Integrating Soil Ecology and Microbial Genomics: Decomposition of Canopy and Forest Floor Soils in a Temperate Rainforest Integration and Documentation of a Scientific Study
Molly Davis (Prof. Carol Sansone) – Exploring how first-generation college students motivate themselves in academic settings
Anna Deakins (Prof. Benjamin Slade) – A Syntactic and Semantic Account of Repetitives
Megan Dearden (Prof. Ravi Ranjan) – Usage of MRI in Studying the Relationship between Scar Tissue Formation and Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation following Ablation Procedures
Christine DeDen (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Development of Open-Source Patient-Specific Models of the Human Lumbar Spine Via the Finite Element Method
Ali DeGrauw (Prof. Maureen Mathison) – Hot Topics in Science: Tracking Student Responses to Genetically Modified Organisms
Steven Deng (Prof. Alexey Zaitsev) – Mitochondrial versus cellular permeability post heart – What is the Chicken and what is the Egg?
Emily  Dennis (Prof. Srividya Bhaskara) – Effect of HDAC Inhibition on Genome Stability
Brandon Dick (Prof. Joel Miller) – Photovoltaic Study of Multi-Dimensional Hydrazinium Lead Iodide Perovskite Crystals
Mai Doan (Prof. Jindřich Kopeček) – Developing HPMA Copolymer-Affibody Conjugates for Targeted Drug Delivery Applications
Connor Dustin (Prof. Sujee Jeyapalina) – Smooth Percutaneous Bone Anchored Implants – An Iliac Crest Pig Model
Colter Dye (Prof. Amy Sibul) – Kestrels on Campus: American Kestrel Habitat Restoration and Population Monitoring
Jamie Dyer (Prof. Kyle Dawson) – Spectral Evolution of Quasars Through Multi-Epoch Analyses
Alex Earl (Prof. Ashley Walker) – Endothelial Cell Telomere Uncapping
Christian Earl (Prof. Jared Rutter) – Study of intestinal stem cells Lrig1 and Lrg 5 through deletion of overexpression of MPC in a murine model of colorectal cancer.
Dalton Edwards (Prof. Michael Gills) – Where You End Up, Tentatively Titled Creative Writing Project
Treven Edwards (Prof. Christine Pomeroy) – Variability of N2O Fluxes in Bioretention Systems
Chris Eixenberger (Prof. Vladimir Hlady) – Heparin Immobilization in Attenuating Upstream Platelet-Agonist Interactions
Jessie Eng (Prof. Brian Codding) – Using Remote Sensing to Analyze the Fire Regimes of the Hadza
Danielle Ensign (Prof. Suresh Venkatasubramanian) – Preventing Performativity-based Algorithmic Bias
Austin Epler (Prof. William Johnson) – Analyzing Mercury in the Deep Brine Layer in the Great Salt Lake Prior to and After the Opening of the New Causeway Bridge
Leda Erlandson (Prof. Bala Ambati) – Binding VEGF-C/D- VEGFR-3 Signaling to Inhibit Tumor Lymphangiogenesis and Lymphatic Metastasis
Lewis Fausett (Prof. Dennis Parker) – Evaluating Focused Ultrasound Thermal Ablation with Diagnostic Ultrasound Elastography
Erin Feeley (Prof. Cheryl Wright) – The Development of an Employment Assessment Tool for Individuals with Autism: In Relation to the iSTAR Project
Natasha Fett (Prof. Andrea White) – Effects of Pilates on Self- Efficacy in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Jordan Franchina (Prof. Michael Morse) – Measurement of Bond Dissociation Energies of Transition Metal Molecules
Michael Frazier (Prof. Erin Carraher) – Beginning Design Education in the Modern Time
Breanna Gabaldon (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – GABALDON Proposal
Jenna Gardner (Prof. Michael Gills) – Engaging the Novel Writing Process
Evan George (Prof. Martin Horvath) – Structural discovery of StARD3 bound with Lutein using X-ray crystallography and refinement techniques.
Samira Gholami (Prof. Anandh Velayutham) – Strawberry Metabolites Ameliorate Endothelial Inflammation and Improve Endothelial Barrier Dysfunction in Diabetes
Chelsea Gibbs (Prof. Tara Deans) – Constructing and Characterizing Orthogonal Genetic Switches
Michael Glass (Prof. Jared Rutter) – Localization of VMS1 to Mitochondria
Jordan Gluch (Prof. Cynthia Furse) – Development and Characterization of Tattooed Antennas
Astin Goff (Prof. Alexa Doig) – The Cost of Responding to False Clinical Alarms in the Hospital Environment
Joy Goh (Prof. Carol Sogard) – “Color Me Green” Coloring Book
Sally Goodger (Prof. Maeera Shreiber) – The Ethics of Fairy Tale Retellings of the Holocaust in Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Kirsten Gorski (Prof. Lee Dibble) – A Comparison of High Dose Practice Versus Standard of Care Practice Dosage in Motor Learning of a Postural Stepping Task in Healthy Young Adults
Forrest Gowen (Prof. Melissa Cortez) – Analysis of Autonomic Biomarkers in Concussion Diagnosis
Yushan Gu (Prof. Man Hung) – How does Late Life Unemployment impact Health in Retirement?
Michael Guo (Prof. Matt Wachowiak) – Mapping the Olfactory Bulb
Karis Han (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Factors Related to Stress in College Students
Seungheon Han (Prof. Michael Deans) – Modeling Inner Ear Morphogenesis through 3D Image Reconstruction
Matthew Harmon (Prof. John David Symons) – Blueberry consumption lessens the severity of vascular dysfunction in mice with diabetes
Shelby Harris (Prof. Joel Miller) – In Search of New Magnetic Materials: Phenalenyl Chemistry
Talon Harris (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Health Education Programs at the Maliheh Free Clinic
Ari Hassett (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Finite Element Analysis of Stress in the Pars Interarticularis after Laminectomy
Lori Healey (Prof. Martin Horvath) – Molecular interactions between photoprotective pigment zeaxanthin and binding protein GSTP1
Alex Heitkamp (Prof. Sherwood Chastens) – Study of bacteriophage P22 superinfection exclusion protein SieA
Tyler Herrera (Prof. James Curry) – United States House of Representatives: Understanding the Self-Executing Rule
Michael Herron (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Development of Pediatric Cervical Spine Models for Use in Finite Element Analysis
Austin Holmes (Prof. Brian Codding) – Examining the Disproportionate Impacts of Uranium Mining Relating to Socioeconomic Status on and off the Navajo Nation
Russell Homer (Prof. Jane Hacking) – What Promotes Higher Second Language Proficiency?
Maggie Hope (Prof. Heather Melton) – Evaluation of Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits
Taylor Howell (Prof. Jake Abbott) – Control of multi-microrobot systems
Mason Hwang (Prof. Paul Rose) – Project Longbridge
Christina Hyer (Prof. Lela Graybill) – Influenza Vaccine Virus-like Particle (VLP) Production in Trichoplusia Ni
William Hynes (Prof. Monisha Pasupathi) – Audience Tailoring: Implications for Narrative Identity Formation
Morgan Izykowski (Prof. Heath Henninger) – Kinematic Measurement of Upper Extremity During Activities of Daily Living in Healthy Adults
David Jackson (Prof. Simon Fisher) – Pharmacological Trials for Neuroprotection against Severe Hypoglycemia and Reperfusion Injury
Kirby Jennings (Prof. Mary Scholand) – MCV as a Marker of IPF Progression
Jay Jensen (Prof. Jie Zhang) – The Molecular Fingerprint of the Primary Sensory Neurons Detecting Muscle Fatigue and Pain
Diane Jeong (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Stress Factors of Korean College Students
Caleb Johnson (Prof. Agnes Ostafin) – Laminar Flow Rapid Reaction Device for Nanoparticles
Taelor Johnson (Prof. Albert Park) – Functional Role of Lipopolysaccharides in Cytomegalovirus Induced Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Christina Jones (Prof. Lela Graybill) – The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood: Artist and Muse
Jace Jones (Prof. Marc Calaf) – Modeling of Vertical and Horizontal Axis Wind Tubines to Improve Efficiency
Sheridan Joseph (Prof. Christian Con Yost) – Elucidating Differences in the Regulatory Mechanisms that Govern the Inflammatory Response in Preterm Infants: The Role of Oxidizing Low-Density Lipoprotein 1
Allie  Kachel (Prof. Rajesh Menon) – Image Reconstruction to Overcome Light Scattering Effects Caused by A Diffusive Medium
Shardul Kamat (Prof. Wenda Tan) – Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Parts Via Sintering of Powder-Based Liquid Inks
Yuna Kang (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Self-concept and Well-being of People with Chronic Illness
Lea Karabegovic (Prof. Hong Mu) – Cytokine Expression and its Connection to Arthritis Induced by Mycoplasma Arthriditis
Asal Kareem (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Quantification of Forefoot Motion during Activities of Daily Living
Anter Kaur (Prof. Rob MacLeod) – Identifying Cardiac Arrhythmia Using ECG Imaging
Ara Keun (Prof. Angelea Panos) – Effectiveness of Suicide Prevention Interventions for Secondary Schools in South Korea
ANUP KHADKA (Prof. Eric Pardyjak) – Understanding the Interaction of Microclimate and Building Energy Use through a Distributed Sensor Network
Eun Ho Kim (Prof. George Rodgers) – Regulation of angiogenesis by ADAMTS13 and Von Willebrand Factor
Jean Kim (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Over-diagnosis for Thyroid Cancer and Satisfaction of patients in South Korea
Jonathan Kim (Prof. Michael Gills) – The Process of Writing a Novel
Lily Kim (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Menopasue Symptom on Breast Mastectomy and Breast Conserving Surgery with Therapy
Taegun Kim (Prof. Ning Tian) – Effect of Manipulation of Retina Ganglion Cell Function in Visual Perception
Jon Kuntz (Prof. Thure Cerling) – Stable Isotope Trophic Scale Differences in Great Hammerhead Shark Teeth
Joanna Lam (Prof. Adrian Bell) – Perceptions of Personality: Sojourners and Immigrants Between China and America
LeAnn Lam (Prof. Robert Bowles) – CRISPR Genome Editing of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Controlled Extracellular Matrix Deposition in Tissue Engineered Intervertebral Disc
Morgan Lami (Prof. Stephen Tatum) – Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Coyote Cartography: Smoothing out the Striated Spaces of American Indian Stereotypes
Avani Latchireddi (Prof. Michael Granger) – Point-of-Care Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Assay: A strategy to lessen the Frequency of Infant Hearing Loss
Mark Lavelle (Prof. Matthew Euler) – EEG Correlates of the Urge to Blink
Roxanne Lebenzon (Prof. Jack Broughton) – El Niño influences on Holocene woodrat (Neotoma) abundance in coastal Baja California, Mexico
Tanner Lesueur (Prof. David Krizaj) – TRPV4 mediates mechanical ocular injury following exposure to high-pressure blast trauma
Anna Mala (Prof. Margaret Wan) – The Use of the Supernatural in Pu Songling’s and Gogol’s Short St
Emma Martin (Prof. Jerry Root) – Medieval Perspectives in Religious and Secular Contexts: the Legend of Theoplilus and the Romance of the Rose
Alberto Martinez (Prof. Milind Deo) – Effect of Nanoporous Materials on Saturation Pressure in Shale Reservoirs
Joe Massey (Prof. Rob MacLeod) – Visualization and Spatial Context of Atrial Fibrillation
Tyler Mattinson (Prof. Paul Bernstein) – Mechanism Behind the Improvement of Visual Performance by Carotenoids
Daniel McClellan (Prof. Ravi Ranjan) – Determining an Accurate Thresholding Method for Scar Detection in Repeat Ablation MRIs
Hailey McLean (Prof. Allison Payne) – Retrospective Simulation Study of Renal Denervation using Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound in a Porcine Model
Connor Meaney (Prof. Hong-Hua Mu) – Analyzing Cytokine Expression of Arthritis Induced Mice with the use of Mycoplasma Arthitidis
Christian Mickelsen (Prof. James Curry) – Congressional Reauthorizations Politics
Chance Miller (Prof. Valeria Molinero) – Exploring the Relationship Between Activity Coefficients and Water Uptake of Tetraalkyl Ammonium Halide – Polyphenylene Oxide Structured Anion-Exchange Membranes for Alkaline Fuel Cells Utilizing Coarse-Grained Simulations
Alec Mittelstadt (Prof. Krista Carlson) – Development of a point-of-use device using titanium dioxide nanotube-based arrays for the electrochemical detection of Ibuprofen in water
Robert Moesinger (Prof. Alan Dorval) – A Novel Technique for Quantifying Ambulatory Competence in Parkinsonian Rats
Lexi Moody (Prof. Jesse Rowley) – The Impact of Mitofusin 2 on Complex 1 levels and Mitochondrial DNA Damage
Elise Mori (Prof. Stacy Manwaring) – Analysis of Spontaneous Language in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Compared to Typical Development
Emmie Msiska (Prof. Linda Edelman) – Grant Shortened and Redacted – Nurse Residency Program Develop Content of Training for Long Term Care Nurses
Alex Mueller (Prof. Dennis Parker) – Modeling the Effects of Focused Ultrasound on the Elastic Properties of Tissue
Lane Mulvey (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Study of the Genetic Basis of Speciation Using Two Subspecies of Drosophila pseudoobscura
Stacey Murguia Vega (Prof. Keunhan Park) – Femto-Newton Thermal Force Measurement Using Shear Force Atomic Force Microscopy
Mickey Navidomskis (Prof. Jennifer Follstad Shah) – Nitrogen Cycling in the Jordan River
Marianne Newell (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) – Study of Utah’s Climate History by Analysis of Lake Cores Collected from Lake Bonneville Sites
William Nguyen (Prof. Milind Deo) – Flow Through Nanoporous Rocks
Yennhi Nguyen (Prof. Jeffrey Weiss) – Scaffolds for Cell Culture and Tissue Engineering using 2D Plastic Compression
Jennifer Nielsen (Prof. Adrienne Cachelin) – The Impact of Real Food Labeling on Student Food Choice Behaviors and Attitudes
Renee Nilssen (Prof. Michael Himle) – Assessment of Personal Relationships, Loneliness and Quality of Life Among Adults with ASD
Madeleine Odette (Prof. Eric Garland) – Neural Mechanisms of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Therapy
Eve Olson (Prof. Rachel Hayes-Harb) – Voice Onset Time in Arabic and English Stop Consonants
Tyrell Pack (Prof. Dolly Chitta) – Novel Process for Biomass Conversion to Renewable Chemicals: A Techno-Economic Model
Harry Padgen (Prof. Robert Hitchcock) – Developing a Temperature Compensation for the Intravaginal Pressure Transducer
Rachael Palmer (Prof. Rajesh Menon) – Lensless Imaging: Advancing Lensless Technology through Algorithmic Digital Information Recovery
Alice Park (Prof. Angelea Panos) – Do Suicide Interventions In Korean Secondary Schools Work?
Robin Park (Prof. Jaehee Yi) – A study of Social Workers Caring Oncology Patients
Caleb Parry (Prof. Susan Bock) – Virus-Like Particle Vaccine Purification and Characterization
Vivek Patel (Prof. Mark Fisher) – Large Scale Genetic Screen to Identify Genes Important for Survival of Yersinia pestis in a Flea Vector
Ashlea Patterson (Prof. Jeffrey Bates) – Hydrophobic Natural Materials for Biodegradable Feminine Hygiene Product
Maggie Patterson (Prof. Andrew Merryweather) – Using Motion Capture to Determine the Effects of Dual Task Activity on Gait Performance in those Individuals with Parkinson Disease
Dori Peers (Prof. Brian Codding) – Australian Aboriginal Ethno linguistics
Luke Pettet (Prof. Kurt Albertine) – Neural Stem Cells are Differentially Affected by Ventilation Mode in the Brain of Premature Lambs
Kaden Plewe (Prof. Amanda Smith) – Modeling Temporal Variance of Externalities Related to Building Energy Use
Anais Ponce (Prof. Dennis Parker) – Tissue Shear-wave Velocity Measurements with Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse
Brianna Potter (Prof. Keunhan Park) – Near-Field Scanning Microscopy for Nanoscale Graphene Thickness
Fabio Proenca Barros Junior (Prof. Daniel Leung) – Characterizing functional subsets of MAIT cells across age groups using single cell linked TCR/functional phenotype sequencing
Mu Pye (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Cardiovascular disease and diabetes among refugees in the USA
Heidi Qin (Prof. Dolores Delgado Bernal) – Queer and Trans Students of Color: Survival and Resistance in Predominately White Institutions
Isabel Reback (Prof. Trafton Drew) – Using Eye-Tracking to Evaluate Low Prevalence Computer Aided Detection
Karlie Rees (Prof. Tim Garrett) – Extraterrestrial Hadley Cell Width Prediction using Equipartition Theorem
Cameron Reinhart (Prof. Tatjana Jevremovic) – Core Design and Computer Simulation of Kilowatt Power Nuclear Reactors
Jake Reitman (Prof. Jake Reitman) – Continued Study of Earthquake Focal Mechanisms and Seismic Hazard in Southern California
Cole Richards (Prof. Keith Koper) – Physical Mineral Characteristics of Fault Zones as a Function of Distance from the Core
Jessica Roestenburg (Prof. Franz Goller) – Testing the Perceptual Salience of Spectral Content in Zebra Finch Song
Michelle Rohbock (Prof. Michael Gills) – The Effects of Trauma and PTSD on the Modern Suburban Family
Katie Roth (Prof. Sheila Crowell) – Mother’s Validation and Teen Self-Injurious Behavior
Jake Ryu (Prof. Ansuk Jeong) – Relationship between Employment Stress, Demographic Factors, and Psychosocial Factors at UAC
Avisha Sabaghian (Prof. Sheikh Safiullah) – Power and Education in Iran: a classed, gendered, religious, and technological analysis
Amira Sabry (Prof. Junco Warren) – Role of the Histone Methyltransferase Smyd1 in Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Metabolism
Samah Safiullah (Prof. Stephen Goldsmith) – Transportation Discrimination and Apartheid in US Metropolitan Areas
Jimena Schultz (Prof. Hamid Ghandehari) – Temperature Stimulated Hydrogels for Drug Delivery in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jessica Schulze (Prof. Ryan Steele) – Computational Investigation of Quantum Motion in Iron Hydrides and Hydrogenation Catalysis
Liz Shattler (Prof. Brian Snapp) – The Documentation of Ceramics in the UMFA’s Collection
Stephanie Shelton (Prof. Michelle Wolfe) – Viewing People as Property: Insurance and Anglo-American Slaver, 1700-1860.
Joshua Shieh (Prof. Sujee Jeyapalina) – Fluorohydroxyapatite for Percutaneous Device Applications: An In Vitro Analysis
Saeed Shihab (Prof. Derek Dosdall) – Identification of His Bundle through Unipolar, Bipolar, and Laplacian recordings using the Utah Electrode Array
Youngjae Shin (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Evaluation of Standard Clinical Measurements for the Proximal Femur against Shape Variation Determined using Statistical Shape Modeling
Ashma Shrestha (Prof. Elisabeth Conradt) – A Biobehavioral Approach to Measuring Emotion Dysregulation in Pregnancy
Skylar Shyu (Prof. Craig Dworkin) – Electronic Experimental Literature: A Tale of Endings and Beginnings
Kai Sin (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Cardiovascular disease and diabetes among refugees in the USA
Justin Skinner (Prof. Andrew Anderson) – Quantification of Bone Morphology of the Talus and Calcaneus using Statistical Shape Modeling
Kenneth Smith (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) – Using Finite Element Analysis to Evaluate the Specific Function of Ligamentous Structures and the Importance of Vertebral Geometry on Mobility in the Craniocervical Junction
Sarah Smith (Prof. Karen Wilcox) – Discovering the Roles of Mitochondrial Movement and Distribution in Glia
Eric Snyder (Prof. Heayoung Yoon) – Measuring Electrical Properties of Nanostructures in CdTe Solar Cells
Petra Soininen (Prof. Balamurali Ambati) – Photobiomodulation therapy for diabetic retinopathy
Mike Stark (Prof. Mathieu Francoeur) – Design of Thermal Metamaterials beyond the Effective Medium Theory: Direct Numerical Simulation via the Thermal Discrete Dipole Approximation (T-DDA)
Hannah Stinson (Prof. Brenda Bowen) – Eolian Sediment Transport on the Bonneville Salt Flat
Mary Stoddard (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Analysis of Levels of Happiness and Presence of Social Support amongst Free Clinic Patients
Katie Stokes (Prof. Lisa Gren) – Evaluating the Effectiveness of Mind-Body Medicine Interventions for Refugees
Vai Suliafu (Prof. Eric G. Poitras) – Using Mouse Cursor Coordinates to Predict the Learners’ Usefulness Rankings of Online Resources with an Intelligent Web Browser
Nathan Swena (Prof. Keunhan Park) – Background-free IR Spectroscopy Using Apertureless Scanning Near-field Microscopy
Paisley Tarboton (Prof. Alex Shcheglovitov) – Analysis of the cell content of organoids using real time PCR
John Thomas (Prof. Ning Tian) – Retrograde Circuit Tracing of Retinal Ganglia Cells in Mice
Colton Thornley (Prof. Jake Abbott) – Magnetic Manipulation of Microrobots with 6 Degrees of Freedom
Erick Tieu (Prof. Michael Morse) – Optical Spectroscopy of Boron Clusters using Resonant Two Photon Ionization Spectroscopy
Ashley Timmerman (Prof. Krista Carlson) – Development of a point-of-care screening device for the objective assessment of mTBI
Emily Timmins (Prof. Michael Scarpulla) – Modeling Pulsed IR Laser Annealing of Inclusions in CdTe/CZT
Alex Tran (Prof. Matthew Mulvey) – A Zebrafish Model of Sepsis
Marissa Trujillo (Prof. Wayne Potts) – MHC HETEROZYGOTE ALTERNATING PASSAGE EXPERIMENT: Does MHC heterozygosity retard or enhance viral virulence evolution?
Emilia Tugolukova (Prof. Jesse Rowley) – The Role of Drp1 in Mitochondria Mechanism and Platelet Life-Span Regulation
Stephanie VanBeuge (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) – Mystery at x22: Finding a gene that contributes to hybrid sterility in Drosophila pseudoobscura subspecies
Alex Veilleux (Prof. Jennifer Shah) – CO2 level comparison study and community outreach in Salt Lake Valley
Kevin Voll (Prof. Alan Light) – ADP Antagonistic Effect on P2X and P2Y receptors and relationship to Muscle Pain and Fatigue
Philip Waldis (Prof. Jeffrey Weiss) – In Vitro Characterization of Microvessel Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Sprouting Angiogenesis
Zijian Wang (Prof. Heayoung Yoon) – Surface Effects on EBIC Characterization of Polycrystalline CdTe Solar Cells
Travis Warner (Prof. Scott Schaefer) – Term-Spread Calculations for Predicting Recessions
Olivia Watkins (Prof. Brenda Bowen) – Investigation of Hydrologic Controls on the Bonneville Salt Flats Physical determined from Chemical Analysis of Well Data and Basin Brines from the Ground Water System
Shannon Weaver (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Health Education Programs at the Maliheh Free Clinic
Michael Weight (Prof. Kristen Hawkes) – The Economics of Costly Signaling Theory
Kristy Wen (Prof. Haitao(Mark) Ji) – Bioinformatic analysis of alpha-Helical Hot Spots at Positions i, i + 4, and i + 7
Lily Wetterlin (Prof. Brenda Bowen) – Micro-scale textures and composition in the sediments on the Bonneville Salt Flat
Adam Whalen (Prof. Sara Yeo) – Attitudes toward Team Nicknames & Logos in Sports
Mitch Whitfield (Prof. David Strayer) – Using a Detection Response Task to Simultaneously Assess Levels of Visual and Cognitive Load in Simulated Driving
Nathan Wilkinson (Prof. Ashley Spear) – Applying Machine Learning to Microstructurally Small Fatigue Crack Propagation in 3-D
Shane Williams (Prof. Shad Roundy) – Modeling and Characterization of Power Generated by Kinetron Self-Powered Watch for Various Human Activities with an Eye Toward Self-Powered Wearable Health Sensors.
Joshua Winger (Prof. Mike Scarpulla) – Novel Cadmium Telluride Processing Method: Strip Annealing with High Power Lamps
Chloe Winslow (Prof. Swomitra Mohanty) – Nickel Oxide Formaldehyde Sensors: Nanotubes vs. Thin-Film
Mia Wipfel (Prof. Matt Wachowiak) – Analysis of the Mammalian Olfactory Code
Christian Wiscombe (Prof. Lisa Joss-Moore) – Maternal Tobacco Smoke Exposure Alters the Endocannabinoid System in Rat Adipose Tissue
Weston Wood (Prof. Leonard Hawes) – Consciousness is a Conversation: Towards an Ecological Theory of Communication
Katherine Worms (Prof. Lauren Birgenheier) – The use of X-ray Florescence and Optical Photographs to analyze how the Paleoredox Conditions and Depositional Environment of the Eocene Lake System of the Green River Formation Changed over Time
Kevin Yang (Prof. John Symons) – Micro RNA regulation of endothelial cell autophagy in trained mice.
Lya Yang (Prof. John Erickson) – Expanse: an Exploration of Expression
Stephanie Yu (Prof. Elizabeth Tenney) – The Belief That Optimism Improves Performance (China)
Deanne Yugawa (Prof. Charles Murtaugh) – Determining the Effect of Sox9 Deletion on PTF1A Knockouts
Yisong Zhang (Prof. Joel Harley) – Factor Analysis Applied in Structural Health Monitoring
James Zhao (Prof. Lisa Joss-Moore) – PPARγ-Setd8-H4K20Me Regulates Transcription of Wnt signaling Output Genes in Rat Lung Fibroblasts
Bailey Zupan (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) – Influenza in Vietnam and the United States
Ellie Zurbuchen (Prof. Danny Chou) – Polypeptide Synthesis of Ultra-Fast Acting Insulin Analogs

Anna Albertsen (Prof. Jennifer Follstad Shah) –  Survival And Growth Rates Of Conifers Planted Through Service Learning At Alta Ski Resort
Jennifer Ashby (Prof. Matthew Sigman) –  Examining noncovalent interactions in the enantioselective Pd-catalyzed 1,1-diarylation of alkenes
Jane Baer (Prof. Kathleen Ritterbush) –  Deposition and Preservation of Spicules Within Biosiliceous Glass Ramps
Zach Barber (Prof. Hamid Ghandehari) –  Hollow Mesoporous Silica Nanorattles for Controlled Drug Delivery
Andrew Beach (Prof. Sarah Bush) –  Are Populations of Columba livia “Pigeon-holed?”-Genetic Diversity in Feral Pigeon Populations
Alex Beaufort (Prof. Wayne Potts) –  Epigenetic Influence of Environmental Exposure causes Variation in Wild Mouse Progeny
Kristen Beck (Prof. Colleen McDannell) –  The Mormon Women Entrepreneur: How For-Profit Blogs Construct and Maintain Mormon Culture
Alan Benson (Prof. Allan Ekdale) –  Trace Fossil Evidence of Hardground Bioerosion in the Middle Cambrian, Central House Range, West Central Utah
Hailey Blair (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) –  Study of Biodiversity along the Urban-Wildland Interface of Red Butte Canyon
Reghan Boelter (Prof. Rodney Stewart) –  Generating Ras-driven Neuroblastoma in zebrafish
Emery Boudreau (Prof. Constance Maves) –  The Prevalence of Voice-Recognition Errors in Structured vs. Non-Structured Radiology Reports
Cedar Briem (Prof. Andrea Brunelle) –  Analysis of a sediment core from the Bonneville basin
Preston Brunker (Prof. Micah Drummond) –  Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on mTORC1 Signaling in Skeletal Muscle of Older Adults on Bed Rest
Ana Chacin (Prof. Robert Hitchcock) –  Designing, Building, and Testing a Next Generation Intra-Abdominal Pressure Sensor Calibration Instrument
Madison Chai (Prof. Nancy Allen) –  Development of a Community partnership for Patient Centered Outcomes Research in Type 2 Diabetes
Natalie Chipman (Prof. Anne Mooney) –  Micro Housing
Heather Christensen (Prof. Ramesh Goel) –  Nitrogen Management through Microbial Mediated Biological Treatment
Garrett Christensen (Prof. Adam Cohen) –  Restrospective Analysis of Genetic Markers and Treatment Regimines on Oligodendroglioma Patient Outcomes
Zach Clegg (Prof. Shundana Yusaf) –  Utah Historical Architecture Catalogued for the Society of Architectural Historians Archipedia Project
Samuel Colby (Prof. Andrew Anderson) –  Finite Element Analysis of Cartilage Stresses Across a Variety of Activities of Daily Living Using Kinematics from Dual Fluoroscopy
Julia Cortino (Prof. Edward Hsu) –  Myocardial Structural Remodeling in Diseased Former Preterm and Developing Lamb Hearts
Kate Coursey (Prof. Jeremiah Alt) –  Designing an outcomes-based study of disability, depression, and patient satisfaction for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
Kory Cross (Prof. Ashley Spear) –  Open-Cell Metallic Foam Microstructure and Resulting Relationships to Performance and Application
Landon Crowther (Prof. Kerry Kelly) –  Air Quality Pollution Sensor Development
Kacey Davis (Prof. Martin Horvath) –  Predatory Marine Snail Toxins: A Study of Protein Evolution
Connor Dustin (Prof. Sujee Jeyapalina) –  Smooth Percutaneous Bone Anchored Implants – An Iliac Crest Pig Model
MacKenzie Ferron (Prof. Mattew Sigman) –  Pyridine Oxazoline Ligand Optimization of the Enantioselective Oxidation of Polyols
Natasha Fett (Prof. Andrea White) –  Effects of Pilates on Self- Efficacy in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Jordan Franchina (Prof. Michael Morse) –  Measurement of Bond Dissociation Energies of Transition Metal Molecules
Shantae George (Prof. Heather Hayes) –  The Influence of Cognition in Implicit Motor Sequence Learning in Persons with Stroke compared with Healthy Young and Healthy Elder
Yoonsung Goo (Prof. Milind Deo) –  Nickel supported catalyst development for CO2 mineralization
Bryant Green (Prof. Hamid Ghandehari) –  Localized Delivery of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
Michael Guo (Prof. Matt Wachowiak) –  Mapping the Olfactory Bulb
Kaitlin Hall (Prof. Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon) –  Software Design for Resistive RAM Chip Fabrication
Hannah Hanson (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) –  Using Mitochondrial DNA Barcoding to identify Tyrant Flycatcher Species and Subspecies and Map their Population Distributions in Utah
Lori Healey (Prof. Martin Horvath) –  Molecular interactions between photoprotective pigment zeaxanthin and binding protein GSTP1
Sean Heslin (Prof. Thomas Reichler) –  Low-Frequency Variations of Extreme Stratospheric Circulation Events
Gabriella Hestwood (Prof. John David Symons) –  Endothelial Cell Autophagy is Required for Training-Induced Vascular Adaptations
Austin Holmes (Prof. Brian Codding) –  Examining the Disproportionate Impacts of Extractive Industries Relating to Socioeconomic Status on and off the Navajo Nation
Parker Holzer (Prof. Inese Ivans) –  Understanding Planet-Harboring Stars in the Open Cluster M67
KC Hunting (Prof. Benjamin Ellis) –  Finite Element Model of the Extensor Hood
Morgan Izykowski (Prof. Heath Henninger) –  Kinematic Measurement of the Upper Extremity During Activities of Daily Living in Healthy Adults
John Jackson (Prof. Sarah Bush) –  Testing the role of allopreening for controlling ectoparasites: Experiments with Rock Pigeons and their lice
LeAundra  Jeffs (Prof. William  Brazelton) –  Comparative Metagenomics of Serpentinization-Powered Microbes
Olivia Jenkins (Prof. Kathleen Ritterbush) –  Determining the Effects of Ammonoid Shell Shapes as They Move Through Water
Taelor Johnson (Prof. Albert Park) –  Functional Role of Lipopolysaccharides in Cytomegalovirus
Katie Jones (Prof. Jennifer Heemstra) –  Steroid Detection through Split Aptamer Ligation Coupled with qPCR
Shardul Kamat (Prof. Wenda Tan) –  Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Parts Via Sintering of Powder-Based Liquid Inks
Christie Kannapel (Prof. Katharine Coles) –  A Place by the Tay
Asal Kareem (Prof. Andrew Anderson) –  Quantifying Tibiotalar and Subtalar Joint Range of Motion in Healthy Subjects during Typical Activities
Joanna Lam (Prof. Adrian Bell) –  Perceptions of Personality: Sojourners and Immigrants Between China and America
Allen Larsen (Prof. Claudia Geist) –  Doing Gender: Beyond the Binary
Colton  Leavitt (Prof. Sujee Jeyapalina) –  The Inherent Properties of Fluorohydroxyapatite: Decreasing Downgrowth and Infection in Percutaneous Intraosseous Imlants
James Lohse (Prof. Nicola Camp PhD) –  Implementing Distributed Significance Threshold: Assessment of Population Level Genotype Data Sets With Apache Spark and Java / Scala to Perform New Genetic Analysis, Deployed at the Center For High Performance Computing
Jake Madrid (Prof. Sean Lawley) –  An Improved Numerical Method for the Stochastic Simulation of the Diffusion Process with a Partially Absorbing Boundary
Ty Mattinson (Prof. Paul Bernstein) –  Effect on Visual Performance by Lutein Supplementation
Kendall McMillan (Prof. Brittany Coats) –  Measuring Vitreoretinal traction and retinal strain during cyclic head rotation
Martha Mendes (Prof. Eric Garland) –  Clinical Trial of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Intervention for Prescription Long-Term Opioid Misuse
Trevin Michael (Prof. Simon Fisher) –  Screening FDA Approved Drugs for their Effectiveness in Treating Impaired Hypoglycemic Awareness
Jose Montero (Prof. Peter Philips) –  Analysis of Pre-Apprentice Program within the Western Boilermaker Union
Jennifer Ellen Mueller (Prof. Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham) –  Blueberry Metabolites Protect against Endothelial Barrier Dysfunction in Human Vascular Endothelial Cells
Lane Mulvey (Prof. Nitin Phadnis) –  Evolutionary Basis of Pteridine Coloration within Male Drosophila Testes May Have Evolved Due to Sexual Selection
John Myler (Prof. Lisbeth Louderback) –  Archaeobotanical Evidence from a Post-Fremont Burial in the San Juan River Basin, Utah
Cameron Negrete (Prof. Jim Steenburgh) –  Accuracy of the ECMWF Ensembles QPF Forecast at Western United States SNOTEL Locations
Renee Nilssen (Prof. Michael Himle) –  Assessment of Personal Relationships, Loneliness and Quality of Life Among Adults with ASD
Kimiya Nourian (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) –  The Impact of Diabetes, Self-Efficacy, and Smoking on Oral Health in Free Clinic Populations
Cassandra Oliveira (Prof. Mitchell Power) –  Sediment Analysis through Loss of Ignition of coastal salt ponds in the British Virgin Islands
Cameron Owen (Prof. Peter Armentrout) –  Thermodynamics of the Oxidation Chemistry of Holmium
Alina Paegle (Prof. Adrian Bell) –  Polynesian Ethnic Markers, Material Culture, and Mass Migration
Erica Park (Prof. Sophie Caron) –  Finding the neuronal correlate for humidity sensing in Drosophila melanogaster
Caleb Parry (Prof. Susan Bock) –  Influenza VLP (Virus-Like Particle) Vaccine Purification and Characterizaiton
Jace Pincock (Prof. Alexandra Terrill) –  Psychological Resilience And Mindfulness As Protective Factors To Maintain Mental Wellbeing After Spinal Cord Injury
Jayden Plumb (Prof. Ashley Spear) –  Quantitative Analysis and Comparison of Microstructure Between Investment Cast and Additively Manufactured Open-Cell Aluminum Foam
JoCee Porter (Prof. Tatjana Jevremovic) –  Benchmarking of Python-based Neutron Interaction Calculator (PyNIC) Software
Tylar Pruiksma (Prof. Jules Magda) –  UROP Proposal for Research on Smart Hydrogels for Use in Biosensors
Karlie Rees (Prof. Timothy Garrett) –  Extraterrestrial Hadley Cell Width Prediction using Equipartition Theorem
Forest Riekhof (Prof. Haitao (Mark) Ji) –  Orientations of α-Helical Hot Spots in Protein-Protein Interaction Structures
Joel Robinette (Prof. Franz Goller) –  Light Detecting Technique to Measure Airflow Patterns in Avian Respiratory Systems
Katie Roth (Prof. Sheila Crowell) –  Mother’s Validation and Teen Self-Injurious Behavior
Allison Schneggenburger (Prof. Megan Williams) –  Understanding the Role of Kirrel3 in Synapse Formation at Ultrastructural Resolution
Zach Schofield (Prof. Richard Ingebretsen) –  Legal History and Future Choices of the Colorado River Basin
Deric Session (Prof. Inese Ivans) –  Exploring the Chemical History of the Globular Cluster NGC 4147
Mercede Shaw (Prof. Cagan Sekercioglu) –  Estimating effective population size of individual Eurasian brown bears (Ursus arctos arctos) by using noninvasive DNA samples
Alison Shimko (Prof. Sean Redmond) –  Gender as a Source of Bias in the Evaluation of Individuals with Specific Language Impairment
Youngjae Shin (Prof. Andrew Anderson) –  Evaluation of Standard Clinical Measurements for the Proximal Femur against Shape Variation Determined using Statistical Shape Modeling
Griffin Siebert (Prof. Gabriel Bowen) –  Developing a soil climosequence in order to understand soil development and hydrological processes in Red Butte Canyon, Utah
Justin Skinner (Prof. Andrew Anderson) –  Quantification of Bone Morphology of the Talus and Calcaneus using Statistical Shape Modeling
Sarah Smith (Prof. Karen Wilcox) –  Discovering the Roles of Mitochondrial Movement and Distribution in Glia
Petra Soininen (Prof. Balamurali Ambati) –  Photobiomodulation therapy for diabetic retinopathy
Patrick Stewart (Prof. Trafton Drew) –  A Real-World Investigation of the Attentional Capture Paradigm
Hayden Strikwerda (Prof. Kathleen Ritterbush) –  Hydrodynamics of ammonite shells
Tuscan Thompson (Prof. Steve Alam) –  Interactions between PPxY Motifs in AMOT and WW Domains in NEDD4L Function in Viral Budding
Alex Tran (Prof. Matthew Mulvey) –  Future with Zebrafish
Nikila Venugopal (Prof. Elizabeth Clement) –  AIDS and the Silent Majority
Alex Vermillion (Prof. Martine Green-Rogers) –  Translating and Producing Modern Language Shakespeare
Kevin Voll (Prof. Alan Light) –  ADP Antagonistic Effect on P2X and P2Y Receptors and Relationship to Muscle Pain and Fatigue
Lindsay Walter (Prof. Meredith Metzger) –  Experimental Study of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Designed for use in an Urban Setting
Shannon Weaver (Prof. Akiko Kamimura) –  Health Education Programs at the Maliheh Free Clinic
Taylor Webster (Prof. Mary Hartnett) –  Determining barriers in wearing protective eyewear for sports: A mixed methods study
Mia Wipfel (Prof. Matt Wachowiak) –  Analysis of the Mammalian Olfactory Code
Paul Wissler (Prof. Robert Bowles) –  Knocking out TGF-β Receptors Type 1 and Type 2 via Lentivirus/CRISPR-Cas9 to Alter Differentiation Potential of Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Presence of TGF-β and BMP-2
Yisong Zhang (Prof. Joel Harley) –  Factor Analysis Applied in Structural Health Monitoring