Undergraduate Mentors 2006-2007

J. Roger P. Angel of Steward Observatory, Center of Adaptive Optics, University of Arizona is working with Undergraduate Research Intern William Bronson on "Practicality of solar shield in space to counter global warming."

Dr. Angel may be reached by e-mail at: mrad@as.arizona.edu.
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Robert Arnold of Chemical & Environmental is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Mia McCorkel on "Removal to trace organic contaminants during water reclamation."

Dr. Arnold may be reached by e-mail at: rga@engr.arizona.edu.
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James Claude Baygents of ChEE is working with Undergraduate Research Intern David Hubler on "Chemical oxidation of organic contaminants: the influence of precipitative interfacial films on the transfer of organic liquids into aqueous solution."

Dr. Baygents may be reached by e-mail at: jcb@maxwell.che.arizona.edu.
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Eric Betterton of Atmospheric Sciences is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Suzanne Richards on "Treatment of PCE Using a Catalytic Reactor."

Dr. Betterton may be reached by e-mail at: betterton@atmo.arizona.edu.
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Paul Blowers of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Kyle Hollingshead on "Secondary Global Warming Impacts Due to Degradation."

Dr. Blowers may be reached by e-mail at: blowers@engr.arizona.edu.
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William Boynton of LPL is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Gerard Droege on "Phoenix TEGA & Odyssey GRS."

Dr. Boynton may be reached by e-mail at: wboynton@lpl.arizona.edu.
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Cho Lik Chan of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Brent Morgan on "Convective Instabilities."

Dr. Chan may be reached by e-mail at: cholik@email.arizona.edu.
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Julia Cole of Geosciences is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Shannon Kolder on "Climate reconstruction from geochemical records in corals and caves ."

Dr. Cole may be reached by e-mail at: jcole@geo.arizona.edu.
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David Crown of Planetary Science Institute is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Benjamin Gubernick on "Physical Properties of Lunar Lava Flows."

Dr. Crown may be reached by e-mail at: crown@psi.edu.
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M. Bonner Denton of Chemistry is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Justin Keogh on "Use of Raman and Simultaneous Trace Luminescence Spectra for Identifying the Source of Gems and Minerals."

Dr. Denton may be reached by e-mail at: mbdenton@u.arizona.edu.
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Mike Drake of LPL is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Melissa Lamberton on "LPL Oral History."

Dr. Drake may be reached by e-mail at: drake@lpl.arizona.edu.
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Lars Ewell of Radiation Oncology is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Joshua Lucio on "Diffusion Weighted MRI to Detect Radiation Induced Changes In Tissue."

Dr. Ewell may be reached by e-mail at: lewell@email.arizona.edu.
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Jim Field of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Ivann Hsu on "Anoxic oxidation of arsenite."

Dr. Field may be reached by e-mail at: jimfield@email.arizona.edu.
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Barry Ganapol of AME is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Andrew Bates on "Simulated Vegetation Satellite Imagery."

Dr. Ganapol may be reached by e-mail at: ganapol@cowboy.ame.arizona.edu.
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Tom Gehrels of Planetary Sciences is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Kevin Prahar on "Evolution and Religion."

Dr. Gehrels may be reached by e-mail at: tgehrels@lpl.arizona.edu.
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Karl Gordon of Astronomy is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Joshua Kim on "Detailed Structure of the Dust Extinction Curve."

Dr. Gordon may be reached by e-mail at: kgordon@as.arizona.edu.

Caitlin Griffith of Planetary Sciences is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Daniel Sands on "Titan's South Pole Storms."

Dr. Griffith may be reached by e-mail at: griffith@lpl.arizona.edu.
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Christopher Groppi of Astronomy is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Bryan Cardwell on "Re-commissioning the Steward Observatory Student Radio Telescope."

Dr. Groppi may be reached by e-mail at: cgroppi@as.arizona.edu.
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Elmer Grubbs of ECE is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Kyle Haston on "Intelligent robot."

Dr. Grubbs may be reached by e-mail at: grubbs@ece.arizona.edu.
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Roberto Guzman of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Andrew Gardner on "Protein Engineering Technology for Environmental Remediation."

Dr. Guzman may be reached by e-mail at: guzmanr@engr.arizona.edu.
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Roberto Guzman of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Christopher Hom on "Synthesis and Studies of Nanoparticles for drug delivery and biosensors ."

Dr. Guzman may be reached by e-mail at: guzmanr@engr.arizona.edu.
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Roberto Guzman_3 of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Adam Bastidas on "Development of Biospecific Surface Platforms for Cancer Biosensors."

Dr. Guzman may be reached by e-mail at: guzmanr@engr.arizona.edu.
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Henry Hall of Chemistry is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Mariah Bossardet on "Novel Plastic Fuel Tanks."

Dr. Hall may be reached by e-mail at: hkh@u.arizona.edu.
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Philip Heilman of USDA-ARS SWRC is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Emilie Brill Duisberg on "Geologic influences on ecological sites along mountain fronts."

Dr. Heilman may be reached by e-mail at: pheilman@tucson.ars.ag.gov.

Timothy Jull of Geosciences is working with Undergraduate Research Intern David Zahn on "Terrestrial ages of meteorites."

Dr. Jull may be reached by e-mail at: jull@email.arizona.edu.
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John O. Kessler of Physics is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Jennifer Crawford on "hydrodynamics of microorganisms."

Dr. Kessler may be reached by e-mail at: kessler@physics.arizona.edu.
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Kevin Kremeyer of PM&AM Research is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Amy Rice on "Optical Scattering from Biological Systems."

Dr. Kremeyer may be reached by e-mail at: kremeyer@physics-math.com.
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Steve Kukolich of Chemistry is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Tomas Avilez on "Microwave Spectroscopy."

Dr. Kukolich may be reached by e-mail at: kukolich@u.arizona.edu.
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Kevin Lansey of Civil Engineeering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Amy Lynn on "Development of a Water Management Model for the Metropolitan Water District (NW Tucson)."

Dr. Lansey may be reached by e-mail at: .
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Michael Lloyd-Hart of Steward Observatory, Center of Adaptive Optics, University of Arizona is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Jessica Bernier on "Tomographic Adaptive Optics with Laser Guide Stars."

Dr. Lloyd-Hart may be reached by e-mail at: mhart@arizona.edu.
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Leonardo Lopes of Systems and Industrial Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Victor Foulk on "Integration of Algebraic Modeling within Scripting Environments."

Dr. Lopes may be reached by e-mail at: leo@sie.arizona.edu.
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Stuart Marsh of Arid Lands is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Michelle Moran on "Applying ASTER and Landsat Data to a Modeling Effort for Buffelgrass Detection."

Dr. Marsh may be reached by e-mail at: smarsh@ag.arizona.edu.
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Samy Missoum of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Whitney Shiba on "Simulation of hypervelocity debris impact in space with cellular shielding material.."

Dr. Missoum may be reached by e-mail at: smissoum@ame.arizona.edu.
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Samy Missoum of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Lydell Boone on "Simulation of hypervelocity debris impact in space with cellular shielding material.."

Dr. Missoum may be reached by e-mail at: smissoum@ame.arizona.edu.
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Susan Moran of USDA is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Lori De Young on "Water dynamics of woody plant encroachment."

Dr. Moran may be reached by e-mail at: smoran@tucson.ars.ag.gov.
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Katherine Morrissey and Greg Garfin of History and ISPE are working with Undergraduate Research Intern Nicholas Rodriguez on "Understanding Drought: Historical and Remote-sensing Data Narratives ."

Dr. Morrissey may be reached by e-mail at: kmorriss@u.arizona.edu.
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Dr. Garfin may be reached by e-mail at: .
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Mary Nichols of USDA-ARS SWRC is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Kristen Kuhl on "Documenting Vegetation Change in Southesatern Arizona USing Repeat Photography."

Dr. Nichols may be reached by e-mail at: mnichols@tucson.ars.ag.gov.

Chris Okubo of LPL is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Matthew Waterman on "Mapping the distribution of faults within the polar layered deposits on Mars."

Dr. Okubo may be reached by e-mail at: chriso@lpl.arizona.edu.
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Barron Orr of Arid Lands is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Corrie Hannah on "An Emerging Audience on a Changing Landscape: Open Spaces and the New Exurban Clientele."

Dr. Orr may be reached by e-mail at: barron@ag.arizona.edu.
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Barron Orr of Arid Lands is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Whitney Kaplan on "Geoserv: An Interoperability Network for Geospatial Data and Services in Arizona."

Dr. Orr may be reached by e-mail at: barron@ag.arizona.edu.
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Barron Orr of Arid Lands is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Perla Porras on "A Content Management System to Translate NASA Earth Science Results for the Public."

Dr. Orr may be reached by e-mail at: barron@ag.arizona.edu.
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Michael Parker of Rincon Research Corp. is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Nicholas Loukas on "Precision (cm level) tracking using GPS Carrier Phase and MEMS."

Dr. Parker may be reached by e-mail at: parker@rincon.com.
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Michael Parker of Rincon Research Corp. is working with Undergraduate Research Intern David Love on "Precision (cm level) tracking using GPS Carrier Phase and MEMS."

Dr. Parker may be reached by e-mail at: parker@rincon.com.
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Michael Parker of Rincon Research Corp. is working with Undergraduate Research Intern James Bernedo on "Precision (cm level) tracking using GPS Carrier Phase and MEMS."

Dr. Parker may be reached by e-mail at: parker@rincon.com.
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Elisabetta Pierazzo of Planetary Science Institute & LPL is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Christopher Johnson on "Investigating Terrestrial Impact Craters."

Dr. Pierazzo may be reached by e-mail at: betty@psi.edu.
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David Quanrud of Arid Lands Studies is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Robert Gibboni on "Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Biosolids: Assessment of Relative Risk after Land Application."

Dr. Quanrud may be reached by e-mail at: quanrudWemail.arizona.edu.
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NASA ESMD Projects Raytheon is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Decarlo Rodriguez on "NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Focused Projects."

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NASA ESMD Projects Raytheon is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Ryan Price on "NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Focused Projects."

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NASA ESMD Projects Raytheon is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Richard Soliz on "NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Focused Projects."

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NASA ESMD Projects Raytheon is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Eric Braaten on "NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Focused Projects."

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Eduardo Saez of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Heather Emady on "Continuum Modeling of Flow of Granular Material."

Dr. Saez may be reached by e-mail at: esaez@engr.arizona.edu.
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David Sand of Astronomy is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Adria Brooks on "The building blocks for intracluster light: a search for tidal debris in galaxy clusters."

Dr. Sand may be reached by e-mail at: dsand@as.arizona.edu.
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William Shaw of School of Natural Resources is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Miranda Lanning on "Connecting People and Science for the Health of Fisheries Resources."

Dr. Shaw may be reached by e-mail at: wshaw@ag.arizona.edu.
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Reyes Sierra of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Joanna Emerson on "Bioremediation of groundwater contaminated with perchlorate and nitrate."

Dr. Sierra may be reached by e-mail at: rsierra@email.arizona.edu.
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Reyes Sierra of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Matthew West on "Bioremediation of Heavy Metal Contamination."

Dr. Sierra may be reached by e-mail at: rsierra@email.arizona.edu.
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Lori Stiles of University Communications is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Angela Poulson on "Phoenix Mission public affairs writer."

Dr. Stiles may be reached by e-mail at: lstiles@u.arizona.edu.

Timothy Swindle of Lunar and Planetary Lab. is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Collin Mechler on "Finding the limitations of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectrscopy for in-situ evaluation of powdered rock samples."

Dr. Swindle may be reached by e-mail at: tswindle@u.arizona.edu.
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Jonathan Vande Geest of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Stephanie Sara on "A device for soft tissue microstructural quantification."

Dr. Vande Geest may be reached by e-mail at: vandegeestjp@ame.arizona.edu.
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Stephen Yool of Geography is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Renee Johns on "Space-Time Modeling of Valley Fever Incidence in Pima, Pinal and Maricopa Counties."

Dr. Yool may be reached by e-mail at: yools@email.arizona.edu.
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Jeong-Yeol Yoon of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Brian Heinze on "Development of Simulation Models and Biosensors to Detect Biological Agents in Water Distribution Systems."

Dr. Yoon may be reached by e-mail at: jyyoon@email.arizona.edu.
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Jeong-Yeol Yoon of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering is working with Undergraduate Research Intern Jennine Chesler on "Development of Simulation Models and Biosensors to Detect Biological Agents in Water Distribution Systems."

Dr. Yoon may be reached by e-mail at: jyyoon@email.arizona.edu.
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