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2014 REU Convocation Videos

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SESSION A.1 - A.6 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (6 TALKS)

  • Mr. Austin Little, Cornell University
    Fabricating Heavy Metal/Ferromagnetic Bilayers for Spin Torque Applications
  • Ms. Rachel Lim, Howard University
    Investigation of Nanodiamond Foil Product for H- Stripping to Support Spallation Neutron Source
  • Mr. Brandon Foley, Harvard University
    Particle Sorting on Microfluidic Chips Using Optical Forces
  • Ms. Robyn Emery, The Pennsylvania State University
    Directed Assembly of Nanowires in AC Fields: Tuning Electrical Properties and Field Strength to Achieve Ordered Arrays
  • Mr. Wu Joon Cha, Howard University
    Fabrication of Diamond Microwires for Quantum Information Processing Applications
  • Mr. Christopher Davidson, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    Development of Diamond-Like Carbon Deposition Processes and Microfabrication of Thin-Film Ag/AgCl Reference Electrodes

SESSION B.1 - B.5 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (5 TALKS)

  • Mr. Benjamin Vizy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Direct Writing for Biological Applications: Cell Patterning into Microfluidic Channels and Nanoparticle Writing onto Patterned Substrate
  • Mr. Mark Allen Pagkaliwangan, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    Fabrication of Nanochannels for Linearization and Diffusion of DNA
  • Mr. Luke Ness, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    Fabrication of Nanoplasmonic Devices
  • Ms. Lucy Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Developing a Novel Microfluidic Device Allowing for the Study of Molecular Communication Between Two Bacteria Colonies on a Single Chip
  • Ms. Adriana Mulero Russe, Cornell University
    Microtensiometers with Patterned Porous Silicon

SESSION C.1 - C.4 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (4 TALKS)

  • Ms. Tara Nietzold, Arizona State University
    Aluminum Oxide for Surface Passivation in Photovoltaics
  • Ms. Gal Emily Nitzberg, Stanford University
    Cohesion and Adhesion in Thin-Film Organic Nanostructured Materials for Photovoltaic Applications
  • Mr. John Ren, University of Washington
    Developing Methodology for Living Polymerization of Functionalized Conjugated Monomers using Ni Catalysts with Electron-Rich Phosphine Ligands
  • Mr. Wesley Tatum, Arizona State University
    Doping in Spray-Deposited Iron Oxide for Next-Generation Photovoltaics

SESSION D.1-D.7 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (7 TALKS)

  • Mr. William Anderson, Stanford University
    Studying the Effect of Materials and Processing on the Electrical Properties of Bilayer Al / Amorphous CoTiN Metal Gates for Advanced Nanoelectronic Devices
  • Ms. Taliya Gunawansa, Arizona State University
    Extent of Dopant Activation after Microwave and Rapid Thermal Anneals Using Similar Heating Profiles
  • Mr. Samuel Arthur, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Photovoltaic Devices Made from Plasma-Doped 2D Layered Semiconductors
  • Mr. Matthew Hartensveld, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Conductive TiN Films
  • Ms. Megan Hill, University of California, Santa Barbara
    The Effect of Low Temperature Growth & Annealing on the Al2O3/In0.53Ga0.47As Interface
  • Mr. Matthew Koehler, The Pennsylvania State University
    Synthesis, Device Fabrication, and Characterization of Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
  • Mr. Fausto Mares-Davila, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Optimization of Hybrid Fuel Cell Designs and Materials

SESSION E.1-E.7 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (7 TALKS)

  • Mr. Sunny Aggarwal, The Pennsylvania State University
    Atomic Layer Deposition of Tin Oxide
  • Ms. Alicia Elliott, Cornell University
    Selective Area Atomic Layer Deposition: Developing Techniques that will Enable Single-nm Technologies
  • Ms. Laura Huddleston, Howard University
    Graphene Growth by Chemical Vapor Deposition
  • Mr. Jon-L Innocent-Dolor, The Pennsylvania State University
    Aluminum Induced Crystallization of Amorphous Silicon on Patterned Substrates
  • Ms. Bethany Smith, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Optimization of High Growth Rate GaN Thin Film Mobility
  • Ms. Julie Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Interlayer Dielectric and Interconnect for Heterointegration
  • Mr. Pavel Shapturenka, Cornell University
    Nanoparticle Photoresists: Synthesis and Characterization of Next-Generation Patterning Materials

SESSION F.1-F.6 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (6 TALKS)

  • Mr. Brian Markman, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Decreasing Contact Resistivity to n-InGaAs with ALD TiN with TDMAT
  • Mr. Geoffrey Martin-Noble, Stanford University
    Using Fluid Dynamics Modeling to Guide the Fabrication of Patterned Shearing Blades for the Solution Deposition of Single-Crystalline Organic Semiconductor Thin Films
  • Mr. Matthew Salmon, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Patterning Silicon Nanowire Arrays using Electron-Beam Lithography
  • Ms. Ashka Shah, Stanford University
    Effects of Adhesion Layers in Silver Plasmonic Nanoparticles for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)
  • Mr. Nicholas Stone-Weiss, University of Washington
    Growth and Transfer of Two-Dimensional Semiconductors and Heterostructures
  • Ms. Shanel Wu, Stanford University
    Fabrication of Five-Terminal Laterally-Actuated Nano-Electro-Mechanical Relays For Ultra-Low Power Applications

SESSION G-1-G.6 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (6 TALKS)

  • Mr. Jacob Busche, University of Washington
    A Coupled Dipole Approach to Electron Energy Gain Spectroscopy
  • Mr. Dylan Freas, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Nano- and Micro- Structural Characterization of Alternative Cement-Based Materials
  • Ms. Marlee Motes, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Optimizing Mesoscopic Device Fabrication on InAs/GaSb Bilayers
  • Ms. Aki Sato, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Mechanical Properties of Hierarchical Nanoporous Metal for Flexible Batteries
  • Ms. Rachel Lucas, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Characterization and Modelling of Carrier Dynamics in Thin Films of GaN
  • Ms. Lesley Chan, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Bio-Inspired Surface Treatments and Quasi-Ordered Nanostructures to Control Broadband IR Response

SESSION H.1-H.5 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (5 TALKS)

  • Ms. Allison Bosworth, Cornell University
    Developing Micropatterns for the Investigation of Heart Cell Function
  • Mr. Carlos Brambila, Harvard University
    High-Throughput Drug Screening in vivo Using Droplet Microfluidics
  • Ms. Eve Byington, University of Washington
    Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Functionalized Nanopatterned Scaffolds for Engineering Vascularized Skeletal Muscle Tissue
  • Mr. Steven Ceron, Harvard University
    Disruption and Control of Microbial Biofilm Growth
  • Ms. Samantha Kang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Microfabrication and Dynamic Testing of Electromagnetic Microactuators for Endomicroscopy

SESSION I.1-I.6 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (6 TALKS)

  • Mr. Chanud Yasanayake, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Opto-Electronic Characterization of Narrow Band Gap Semiconductors at Cryogenic Temperatures
  • Mr. Yasuhiro Kimura, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Fabrication of Low-Density Vertically Aligned CNT Forests
  • Mr. Yu Kitamura, Georgia Institute of Technology
    A Tri-Axial Angular Accelerometer for the Vestibular Prostheses
  • Ms. Tewa Kpulun, Howard University
    Growth of Boron Nitride for 2D Applications
  • Mr. Nicol├ís Andrade, Harvard University
    Device Integration of LN Microring Resonators Patterned with a Silicon Hard Mask
  • Ms. Nnenna Dieke, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Bi-Metallic Nanocrystals and Their Optical Properties

SESSION J.1- J.5 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (5 TALKS)

  • Ms. Fatima-Joyce Dominguez, Arizona State University
    Microfluidic Bio-Sensing for in vitro Tumor Cell Proliferation
  • Ms. Staci Hill, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Surface Micromachining of Microfluidic Devices
  • Mr. Michael Homsy, The Pennsylvania State University
    Design and Fabrication of a Microfluidic Device to Study Tumor Cell Mechanics During Metastasis
  • Mr. David Morse, Harvard University
    The Interaction of Cytotoxins with a Lipid Membrane Library
  • Mr. James Wondra, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    Microfabricated Cell Array Device for Screening of Metastatic Potential

SESSION K.1-K.5 CLOUGH COMMONS ROOM 152 (5 TALKS)

  • Mr. Hidetaka Ueno, Cornell University
    Integration of Highly Porous Membranes with Microfluidic Body-on-a-Chip Devices
  • Mr. Kaleel Wainwright, Howard University Functionalization of 6H Highly Doped Silicon Carbide Surfaces for Cell Electrophysiology
  • Ms. Emily Thompson, University of Washington
    Label-Free Detection of Escherichia coli using Silicon Nanophotonic Biosensors
  • Ms. Mariella Arias, Cornell University A Piezoelectric Material P(VDF-TrFE) Thin-Film Process Flow for Ultrasonic Transducers
  • Ms. Emiliana Cofell, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    Cerium Doped Terbium Iron Garnet for Magneto-Optical Applications