Undergraduate Interns 2011

Undergraduate Intern Advisors
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Amaya, Gladys

Gladys Amaya is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Systems and Industrial Engineering. She works with Christopher Shinohara from Planetary Sciences, LPL conducting research on "OSIRIS-REx Asteriod Sample Return (NASA New Frontiers Program)".

Kulasinghe, Dimuth

Dimuth Kulasinghe is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Computer Engineering. He works with Nirav Merchant from Bio 5 conducting research on "Stealth Health".

Littin, Shelley

Shelley Littin is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Biology. She works with Johnny Cruz from University Communications conducting research on "UANews Science Reporting Fellowship".

Stanton, Alexandria

Alexandria Stanton is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemistry. She works with Henry Hall from Chemistry conducting research on "Liquid Crystal Polymers for Space Applications".

Undergraduate Research Interns
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Barajas, Celeste

Celeste Barajas is a University of Arizona Post-Baccalaurate in the Graduate College. She works with Johnny Cruz from University Communications conducting research on "UANews Science Reporting Fellowship".

Budinoff, Hannah

Hannah Budinoff is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. She works with Christopher Shinohara from Planetary Sciences, LPL conducting research on "OSIRIS-REx Asteriod Sample Return (NASA New Frontiers Program)".

Courtright, Brett

Brett Courtright is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Chemical Engineering. He works with William Boynton from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Remote Sensing of Planetary Surfaces via nuclear techniques".

Cox, Jonathan

Jonathan Cox is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He works with Eniko Enikov from Aerospac and Mechanical conducting research on "Development of Calibrated Drainage Device for Eye Tonometry ".

Duron, Amanda

Amanda Duron is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Computer Science. She works with Christopher Shinohara from Planetary Sciences, LPL conducting research on "OSIRIS-REx Asteriod Sample Return (NASA New Frontiers Program)".

Ferguson, William

William Ferguson is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Journalism. He works with Leslie Anne Newell from Arizona Daily Star conducting research on "NASA Space Grant News-Writing Intern".

Galka, Michael

Michael Galka is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Engineering Management. He works with Paul Blowers from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Cumulative Global Warming Potential".

Galvan, Daniel

Daniel Galvan is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. He works with Paul Blowers from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Cumulative Global Warming Potential".

Gellenbeck, Sean

Sean Gellenbeck is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He works with Ann Zabludoff from Astronomy conducting research on "Gravitationally Lensed Blazars?".

Gregory, Mark

Mark Gregory is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Civil Engineering. He works with Lianyang Zhang from Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics conducting research on "Development of high performance mat".

Huq, Nabila

Nabila Huq is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Anthony Muscat from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Low-Cost Cu(InGa)S2 Solar Cells".

Jackson, Eleisha

Eleisha Jackson is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Mathematics. She works with Cho Lik Chan from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Numerical Simulation of Convections".

Jones, Trevor

Trevor Jones is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in International Studies. He works with Barron Orr from Office of Arid Lands Studies conducting research on "Integrative Participatory Environmental Assessment in Response to Land Degradation".

Kundu, Ina

Ina Kundu is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. She works with Christopher Shinohara from Planetary Sciences, LPL conducting research on "OSIRIS-REx Asteriod Sample Return (NASA New Frontiers Program)".

Liang, Irene

Irene Liang is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Soil, Water and Environmental Science. She works with Barron Orr from Office of Arid Lands Studies conducting research on "Maximizing Informal Learning and Social Media to Empower Youth for Civil Engagement"

Monroe, Michelle

Michelle Monroe is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Journalism. She works with Leslie Anne Newell from Arizona Daily Star conducting research on "NASA Space Grant Business Intern".

Moraila, Gina

Gina Moraila is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics. She works with kenneth Johns from Physics conducting research on "Powering the LSST Telescope Camera".

Page, Chelsea

Chelsea Page is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Nutritional Sciences . She works with Nobuko  Hongu from Nutritional Sciences conducting research on "Increase physical activity in youth".

Pursley, Von

Von Pursley is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering.  He works with Ricardo Sanfelice from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Control and Integration of Renewable Resources into the Microgrid".

Rivas, Karen

Karen Rivas is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Xubin Zeng from Atmospheric Sciences conducting research on "IPCC AR5 climate projections".

Ronan, Joseph

Joseph Ronan is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Physics. He works with Alex Cronin from Physics conducting research on "Atomic Polarizability Measurements".

Sangston, Keith

Keith Sangston is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He works with Jesse Little from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Plasma Aerodynamics".

Schaffner, Michael

Michael Schaffner is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Systems and Industrial Engineering. He works with William Boynton from Planetary Sciences conducting research on "Remote Sensing of Planetary Surfaces via nuclear techniques".

Schnitzer, Caitlin

Caitlin Schnitzer is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Timothy  Jull from Geosciences/Physics conducting research on "Cosmogenic radiocarbon".

Sen, Sonia

Sonia Sen is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Computer Science. She works with Andrew Comrie from Geography conducting research on "Climate impacts on mosquitoes".

Silva, Sam

Sam Silva is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Physics. He works with Brian LeRoy from Physics conducting research on "Growth of graphene films".

Emily Toffol is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Joe Abraham from the UA Office of Sustainability conducting research on "Reducing UA ghg Emissions: Project Evaluation".

Vancel, James

James Vancel is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in International Studies/Economics. He works with Barron Orr from Office of Arid Lands Studies conducting research on "Akshen: Maximizing Informal Learning and Social Media to Empower Youth for Civic Engagement".

Walker-LaFollette, Amanda

Amanda Walker-LaFollette is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Astronomy, Physics. She works with Yancy Shirley from Astronomy conducting research on "Dense Molecular Gas in Taurus".

Wibben, Derek

Derek Wibben is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He works with Roberto Furfaro from Systems and Industrial Engineering conducting research on "Lighting system for LGH".

Wickhorst, Andrew

Andrew Wickhorst is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Geography / GIS. He works with Stefanie Herrmann from School of Natural Resources and the Environment conducting research on "Remote sensing of woody vegetation ".

Williams, Nicole

Nicole Williams is a University of Arizona Sophomore majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry. She works with Mary Susan Moran from USDA-ARS conducting research on "Plant chlorophyll fluorescence vers".

Yanes, Marianna

Marianna Yanes is a University of Arizona Junior majoring in Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering. She works with Jesse Little from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering conducting research on "Fabrication Methods and Materials for Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators".

Yeakel, Kiley

Kiley Yeakel is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. She works with Joellen Russell from Geosciences conducting research on "Southern Ocean Heat & Sea Level".

Zhang, Jin

Jin Zhang is a University of Arizona Senior majoring in Chemical Engineering. She works with Anthony Muscat from Chemical and Environmental Engineering conducting research on "Low-Cost Cu(InGa)S2 Solar Cells".