Undergraduate Interns 1999

Undergraduate Research Interns
Description

Anton Anderson is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He works with Dr. Mark Willis from the Arizona Research Laboratory and Dr. Wayne Jouse from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Biologically inspired robotic systems for locating sources of chemicals."

Susan Arthofer is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Education. She works with Dr. Richard Greenberg from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Geology of Europa."

Stephanie Bailey is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics. She works with Dr. William V. Boynton from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Gamma Ray Spectrometer 2001".

Tammy Baldwin is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Geosciences. She works with Dr. Judith Parrish from Geosciences conducting research on "Actualistic study of paleoclimatic indicators".

Anthony Beas is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemistry. He works with Dr. Steve Kukolich from Chemistry conducting research on "Microwave Spectra of Molecules of Astrophysical Interest".

Brian Berkman is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Materials Science and Engineering. He works with Dr. David Poirier from Mat. Sci.& Eng. conducting research on "Comparison of structure and segregation in alloys directionally solidified in terrestrial and microgravity environments".

Michelle Betancourt is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engineering and Mines. She works with Dr. Chuck Fellows from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Thermal modeling and thermal model correlation for a passive 2 stage cooler".

Keith Callerame is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics/Astronomy. He works with Dr. Uwe Fink from Ptys/the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Photometry instrument of the Student satellite Project".

Stephanie Callimanis is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She works with Dr. Chang-Yun Fan from Physics conducting research on "Tree Growth Pattern as Affected by Geomagnetic Disturbances".

Lynda Canfield is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Electrical Engineering. She works with Dr. Kenneth Johns from Physics conducting research on "Simulation of the D0 Experiment at Fermilab".

Kapil Chhibber is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Management Information Systems. He works with Dr. Erzsebet Merenyi from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Grand Canyon Ecosystem Studies through Remote Sensing Hyperspectral Imagery".

Michelle Denham is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in English. She works with Dr. Travis Rector from NOAO conducting research on "A search for novae in local-group galaxies".

Kathleen Ervin is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Environmental Science (AG). She works with Dr. Marc Orbach from Plant Pathology conducting research on "Isolation of the Valley Fever Fungus from the Soil and its Correlation with Particular Soil Types using Landsat Photography".

German Fuentes is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Electrical Engineering. He works with Dr. Michael Lesser from Astronomy conducting research on "Test of CCD Detectors".

Crystal Garcia is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in undeclared. She works with Dr. Julie Libarkin from University Learning Center conducting research on "The Science Education Assessment Project (SEAP)".

Heather Glanzberg is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Biochemistry. She works with Dr. Wayne Nicholson from Veterinary Science and Microbiology conducting research on "Testing models for impact-mediated interplanetary transfer of microorganisms".

Evan Glazer is a University of Arizone Junior majoring in Physics / Biochemistry. He works with Dr. Raymond Goldstein from Physics conducting research on "Instabilities of Filamentary Gravitational Plumes".

Eric Goodwin is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He works with Dr. Harrison Barrett from Optical Sciences conducting research on "Experiments with gamma-ray detectors".

Marissa Herron is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. She works with Dr. Ernest Fasse from AME conducting research on "UASAT-GNC: Safety Systems".

Janice Hester is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Engineering. She works with Dr. Alfred McEwen from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Survey of Bright Rayed Lunar Craters".

Katherine (Katie) Larson is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in EEB. She works with Dr. Stuart Marsh from Arid Lands and Geography conducting research on "Land Use and Land Cover Change for Six Cities in Arid Environments".

Melissa Laue is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Journalism. She works with Lori Stiles from UA Office of Public Information as a Student Science Reporter.

Theresa Lauwers is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. She works with Dr. Harold Butner from Steward Obs - SMTO conducting research on "Investigating the Physical Conditions of UCHII Regions".

Ariane Lee is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Astronomy. She works with Dr. Alice Quillen from Astronomy conducting research on "Infrared spectral energy distributions of faint black holes".

Jesus Lopez is a University of Arizona majoring in . He works with James Erickson of the Arizona Daily Star as a student science reporter.

Ralph Miller, Jr. is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Physiology. He works with Dr. David Besselsen from University Animal Care conducting research on "Apoptosis in Colon Cancer Chemoprevention".

Daniel Morales is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Biochemistry. He works with Dr. Mark Witten from Pediatrics conducting research on "A Substance P Analog to Attenuate Microgravity-Induced Decreases in Immune Function".

Jennifer Morris is a University of Arizona Freshman majoring in Astronomy. She works with Dr. Marco Fatuzzo from Physics conducting research on "nonlinear dynamics of the interstellar medium".

Nanette Munoz is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engeneering and Mines. She works with Dr. Kimberly Ogden from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Characterization and Identification of Bacteria in Water Recycle Systems".

Nickolas Phillips is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering. He works with Dr. Matthias Gottmann from AME conducting research on "Test Support for the Mars 2001 Oxygen Generator System".

Fareed Pittalwala is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engineering. He works with Dr. Nilton Renno from Atmospheric Sciences conducting research on "Soaring Forecast and Thunderstorm Initialization".

Monica Ramirez is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in MCB and Photography. She works with Dr. Suzanne Jacoby from NOAO conducting research on "Astronomy Outreach to the Public and Media".

Todd Sayles is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Physics and Math. He works with Dr. Donald Huffman from Physics conducting research on "Lonterm Changes in Earth Albedo from Lunar Earethshine Measurements".

Shanna Shaked is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Astronomy. She works with Dr. Marcia Rieke from Astronomy conducting research on "Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Galaxy Nuclei".

Sarah Shandera is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics. She works with Dr. Ralph Lorenz from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Planetary Surface Materials Physical Properties".

Jason Shaw is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics/Astronomy. He works with Dr. John Bieging from Astronomy conducting research on "Radio Astronomy Studies of the Birth and Death of Stars".

Nicholas Slenker is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in IDS: International Studies. He works with Dr. Roger Bales from Hydrology conducting research on "Greenland Ice Cores: Accumulation Patterns and Past Atmospheric Chemistry".

Richard Smith is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in geological Engineering Department. He works with Dr. Paul Geissler from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Planetary Image Analysis".

Shelby Stubbe is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Physics/Engineering. He works with Dr. Robert Frye from Environmental Research Lab conducting research on "the Effect of the space environment on complex ecosystems".

Scott Sundahl is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Materials Science and Engineering. He works with Dr. Eugene Mash from Chemistry conducting research on "Synthesis of Materials for Optics Applications".

Seth Swift is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Physics/Astronomy. He works with Dr. Dean Hines from Astronomy conducting research on "Polarimetric Investigations of Active Galaxies and Axisymmetric Massloss".

David Teel is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Political Science/Journalism. He works with Dr. Chuck Hutchinson from OALS conducting research on "Models and Modes of Enabling the Use of NASA Earth Science and Data in Decision Making".

Andrea Urban is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Astronomy/Physics. She works with Dr. Michael R. Meyer from Astronomy conducting research on "Evolution of Circumstellar Disks Around Young Stars: Prospects for SIRTF".

Raymond Valenzuela is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engeneering and Mines. He works with Dr. Alfonso Ortega from AME conducting research on "Heat Transfer in Impinging Jets with Periodic Excitation".

Anne Williams is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Dr. Eric Betterton from Atmospheric Sciences conducting research on "Snow sublimation rates in southern Arizona - the fastest snow in the west".

Jennifer Woo is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Science and Agriculture. She works with Dr. Mark Riley from Ag. and Bio. Engineering conducting research on "Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Monitoring Animal Cell Metabolism".