Undergraduate Interns 2000

Undergraduate Research Interns
Description

Jake Bailey is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Geosciences. He works with David Kring from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Bringing Planetary Images to Teachers, Students, and the Public."

Angela Battershell is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Plant Sciences. She works with Susan Moran from Soil, Water and Environmental Science conducting research on "Combining remote sensing and modeling for monitoring grasslands."

Chris Burpee is a Pima College Sophomore majoring in Electrical & Computer Engineering. She works with Kenneth Johns from Physics conducting research on "Particle Physics Research on the Fermilab D0 Colliding Beam Experiment."

Timothy Campbell is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Mathematics and Finance. He works with Nilton Renno from Atmospheric Sciences conducting research on "Dust Storms Modeling."

Emilio Chapa is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He works with Kumar Ramohalli from AME/SERC conducting research on "Biology-Inspired Robots for Low-cost Space Missions."

James Cody is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He works with Wayne Chen from AME conducting research on "Student Satellite Structural Design."

Joseph Durgin is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Chemical Engineering. He works with Anthony Muscat from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Investigation of a Steric Effect in the Etching of SiO2 using Aqueous HF Solutions."

Terri Dzienis is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Chemical Engineering . She works with Julia Cole from Geosciences conducting research on "Reconstructing tropical climate variability from geochemical records."

Audrie Fennema is a Pima College Sophomore majoring in Physics. She works with Tim Swindle from Planetary Sciences/Lunar and Plantary Laboratory conducting research on "Determining the mass of a sample for spacecraft measurement."

Michael Fergen is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engineering and Mines (Mechanical Engineering). He works with Wayne Jouse from AME conducting research on "Development of Miniature Unmanned Aerial Vehicle."

Stephen Ferris is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in SERSP. He works with Larry Lebofsky from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Development of Education Websites."

Kimberly Garcia is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Soil, Water, and Environmental Science. She works with Eric Betterton from Atmospheric Sciences conducting research on "Frozen Seawater."

James Gilmore is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Physics. He works with John O. Kessler from Physics conducting research on "( Micro-) fluid dynamics of organisms and structures."

Azul Gomez is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Bachelor of Arts in Engineering. She works with Robert Strom from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "The Small Crater Population on Mars."

Joshua Gordon is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Optical Sciences. He works with Michael R. Meyer from Astronomy conducting research on "Astrogeography: Clues to the Formation of Massive Stars."

Sherri Heck is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Astronomy. She works with Ann Zabludoff from Astronomy, UA conducting research on "Searching for X-ray Binary Stars outside the Milky Way."

Denise Hernandez is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She works with Travis Rector from NOAO conducting research on "A Search for Novae in Local Group Galaxies."

Kristen Hoggatt is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in English. She works with Anne Denogean from medical reporter conducting research on "Science and Medical reporting internship."

Michelle Kassner is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Bob Varady from Udall Center conducting research on "Science Policy."

Amanda Kessel is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Microbiology. She works with Dominick DeLuca from MBIM conducting research on "Effect of Microgravity on the Development of the Immune System."

Gina Kraft is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She works with Wendy Mechaber and John Hildebrand from ARLDN conducting research on "Plant Volatile Release: Contribution to Atmospheric Quality."

Theresa Lauwers is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. She works with Harold Butner from Steward Observatory.

Charles Lawry is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Fine Arts. He works with Timothy Jull from Geosciences, NSF Arizona AMS Laboratory conducting research on "Terrestrial 14C ages of meteorites."

Peter Lewis is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Physics/Math. He works with Charles Weidman from Atmospheric Sciences conducting research on "Sensor development for ground-based validation of satellite observations of lightning."

Jeff Lindquist is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Regional Development. He works with Stephen Yool from Geography conducting research on "Monitoring Wildland Fire Risk and Effects with Remote Sensing."

Lindsey Link is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Geoscience. She works with Alfred McEwen from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Development of a GIS for Elysium Basin and Vicinity, Mars."

Claire Lubert is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in ELITE Engineering. She works with Judee Burgoon from Communication conducting research on "Effective Collaboration among Distributed Teams under High Workload."

Brian Lundberg is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Physics and Astronomy. He works with Jonathan Lunine from Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "NASA's Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF) and the study of giant planets."

Brian Massey is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in AME. He works with Ernest Fasse from AME conducting research on "SSP/UASat Guidance, Navigation and Control."

Michael McCumber is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Astronomy/Physics. He works with Donald Garnett from Astronomy conducting research on "History of Star Formation in the Small Magellanic Cloud."

Miguel Montoya is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engineering. He works with David Mathine from Optical Sciences conducting research on "Optical Bus on a Chip."

Andrea Morrison is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She works with Robert Frye from Soil, Water and Environmental Science conducting research on "Effect of the Space Environment on Complex Ecosystems."

Joseph Muehlbauer is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemical Engineering. He works with Paul Blowers from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Engineering Approximations for Gas Phase Rate Constants."

Tiffany Nakajima is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Robert Arnold from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Destruction of gas-phase chlorinated organic pollutants using reductive strategies.."

Doug Oatis is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering. He works with Farhad Akhavan and Tom D. Milster from Optical-Sciences conducting research on "Space Environment Testing of Next Generation Optical Memory."

William Patton is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He works with Mark Willis from ARL, Division of Neurobiology conducting research on "Biologicially-inspired odor-tracking algorithms for mobile robots."

Lisa Reed is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Atmospheric Sciences. She works with William Sprigg from Institute for the Study of Planet Earth conducting research on "Forecasting of dust and sand storms."

Alyssa Sarid is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics. She works with Richard Greenberg from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Geology of Europa."

Heather Schwamb is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Accounting. She works with Charles Hutchinson from Office Of Arid Lands Studies conducting research on "Modes and Models for Enabling the Use of NASA EOS data."

Michael Shaffer is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in BioChemistry. He works with Wendell Ela from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Water Potability Assessment Using c-DNA Arrays."

Travis Sherman is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mathematics. He works with Johann Rafelski from Physics conducting research on "Matter-Antimatter annihilation in early universe."

Rene Siqueiros is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Humanities. He works with Lori Stiles from News Services conducting research on "science writer intern."

Luis Tapia is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He works with David Poirier from Materials Science and Engineering conducting research on "Effect of "g-jitter" on solidification in a low gravity environment."

John Wallace is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He works with Mike Parker and Jane Levine from Rincon Research Corp. conducting research on "Communications, telemetry, radar and location determination."

Lucas Watanabe is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in MIS (BPA). He works with Andrew Comrie from Geography conducting research on "Mapping Land Cover Change Using Satellite Remote Sensing."

Allison Wilhelm is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She works with H. Bradford Barber from Radiology conducting research on "Development of an Apparatus for Monitoring Bone Mineral Density of Astronauts During Long-Duration Spaceflight."

Tate Williams is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in journalism/English. He works with Diane Luber from Arizona Daily Star conducting research on "Science Journalism."