Undergraduate Interns 2001

Undergraduate Research Interns
Description

Abate, Joseph

Joseph Abate is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engineering. He works with Alfonso Ortega from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Laboratory Evaluation of Advanced Heat Exchangers for Fuel Cell Application."

Baker, Laura (Griffy)

Laura (Griffy) Baker is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mathematics/English. She works with Barron Orr from the Office of Arid Lands Studies conducting research on the "Canyon de Chelly Navajo Watershed Research Project."

Barajas, Alejandrina

Alejandrina Barajas is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Biochemistry and Spanish. She works with Harold Butner from Steward Observatory-SMTO conducting research on "Cold Chemistry and Star Formation."

Biener, Kelly

Kelly Biener is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Mathematics. She works with Paul Geissler from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Surface Changes on Mars and Io."

Boudreaux, David

David Boudreaux is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Engineering. He works with Paul Blowers from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Theoretical Estimates of Mercury Speciation Reactions Under Atmospheric Conditions."

Brewer, Keith

Keith Brewer is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He works with Uwe Fink from Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Cubesat Development."

Campbell, Nicole

Nicole Campbell is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Biology. She works with Mark Witten from Pediatrics conducting research on "Physiological changes in zero gravity environments."

Cheek, Jeff

Jeff Cheek is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He works with Juan C. Heinrich from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Three-dimensional double-diffusion convection in a rectangular enclosure."

Cobeaga, Michelle

Michelle Cobeaga is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mathematics. She works with John Kessler from Physics conducting research on "Bacterial Interactions: Causes of Chaos."

Cody, Jacob

Jacob Cody is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He works with K. C. Hsieh from Physics conducting research on "CubeSat Development."

Coker, Marshall

Marshall Coker is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in History. He works with Robert Arnold from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Measurement of endocrine disrupting activity in reclaimed water and other complex organic mixtures."

Cornelius, Marina

Marina Cornelius is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Fine Arts. She works with Debra Colodner from Flandrau Science Center conducting research on "Science Education at Flandrau Science Center."

Cox, Jonathan

Jonathan Cox is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in MCB/Geography. He works with Andrew Comrie from Geography & Regional Development conducting research on "Climate Variability and Valley Fever."

Crockett, Nathan

Nathan Crockett is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Astronomy. He works with Michael Meyer from Astronomy conducting research on "Needle in a Haystack: The Search for Circumstellar Disks."

Dooley, Jessica

Jessica Dooley is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace Engineering. She works with Ralph Lorenz from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Monitoring Spectra of the Outer Planets and Satellites."

Fergen, Michael

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

Fought, Amber

Amber Fought is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Biochemistry. She works with Parker Antin from Cell Biology and Anatomy conducting research on "Calpains in Simulated Microgravity-Induced Muscle Alterations."

Friel, Donna

Donna Friel is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemistry. She works with Roger Bales from Hydrology and Water Resources conducting research on "Chemical Analysis of Ice Cores and Snow Samples."

Goble, Jacob

Jacob Goble is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. He works with Christopher Choi from Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering conducting research on "Computational Modeling of Cardiac Ablation Procedure."

Herrera, Aracelly

Aracelly Herrera is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in MCB/Psycology. She works with Barbara Morehouse and Greg Garfin from Institute for the Study of Planet Earth conducting research on "Climate Impacts, the Media, and Stakeholders In The Southwest."

Hill, Andrew

Andrew Hill is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Astronomy/Physics/Math. He works with Dennis Zaritsky from Astronomy conducting research on "Stellar Clusters in the Magellanic Clouds."

Howard, Leilani

Leilani Howard is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in undecided. She works with Michael J. Drake and Kenneth Domanik from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "The meteorite-asteroid connection."

Huff, Jennifer

Jennifer Huff is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Anthropology. She works with Robert Merideth from Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy conducting research on "Science Writing for AuroraNet News: A Weekly Electronic Newsletter on GIS/Decision Support Research."

Kamdar, Rushabh

Rushabh Kamdar is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He works with K. C. Hsieh and William Wing from Physics conducting research on "CubeSats/SSP."

Keck, Kristen

Kristen Keck is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemistry. She works with Stephen Kukolich from Chemistry conducting research on "Measurements of Microwave Rotational Spectra of Organometallic Complexes."

Kim, Aana

Aana Kim is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering. She works with Mark Riley from Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering conducting research on "Metabolic monitoring of lung cells exposed to airborne particulate matter."

Linsley, Roxanne

Roxanne Linsley is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in University College - Interdisciplinary Studies. She works with Barbara Morehouse from Institute for the Study of Planet Earth conducting research on "Climate Monitoring And Review For The Southwest."

McDonald, Colleen

Colleen McDonald is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in International Studies. She works with Stuart Marsh from Office of Arid Lands Studies conducting research on "Applying EOS Science Results and Data for Public Land Management in the Western States."

Meli, Leonard

Leonard Meli is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Systems Engineering. He works with Paul Ferre from Hydrology and Water Resources conducting research on "Inferring Rates of Mountain Front Recharge from Current and Historic Measurements of Precipitation and Runoff in Sabino Canyon, Tucson, AZ.."

Morgan, Carla

Carla Morgan is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Management Information Systems. She works with Kevin Lansey from Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics conducting research on "Development of hydrologic models incorporating remote sensing data."

Oatis, Doug

Doug Oatis is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering. He works with Wayne Jouse from AME conducting research on "Development of Miniature Unmanned Aerial Vehicle."

Patel, Jason

Jason Patel is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Electrical Engineering. He works with Uwe Fink from Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Cubesat Development."

Peak, Jason

Jason Peak is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Elementary Education. He works with Chris Impey from Astronomy conducting research on "New Instructional Technologies."

Plum, Gregory

Gregory Plum is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He works with C. L. Chan from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Numerical Simulation of Double Diffusive Convection."

Sawyer, John

John Sawyer is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Geosciences/Astronomy. He works with Jay Melosh from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory conducting research on "Exchange of living organisms between Earth and Mars."

Schuster, David

David Schuster is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Astronomy. He works with Donald Davis from Planetary Science Institute conducting research on "A Search for Moving Objects in the FSVS Data."

Singer, Suzanne

Suzanne Singer is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Engineering Math. She works with Alfonso Ortega from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineerng conducting research on "Measurment of Heat Transfer using Transient Liquid Crystal Thermography."

Swedlund, Eric

Eric Swedlund is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Journalism. He works with Norma Coile from the Arizona Daily Star as a "Student Science Reporter."

Tatro, Scott

Scott Tatro is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Electrical Engineering. He works with Mike Parker from Rincon Research Corporation helping to build the "RinconSat Beacon."

Zhang, Quen

Quen Zhang is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in MIS. She works with Elizabeth Turtle from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Analysis of Spacecraft Images of Io."