December 19, 2013

NMU Students, Faculty Present Research at Argonne

            Marquette, Mich. — Northern Michigan University students and faculty members recently attended the 23rd Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. NMU sent 35 students to the event. Six presented their research projects along with four faculty members from  with six presenting their research projects along with four faculty members from the biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics/ and computer science departments.

            The students and faculty members from NMU who presented research, with the titles of their papers, were: Elizabeth Butler from Brooklyn Park, Minn., “Analyzing Time Data for the EBEX Experiment”; Cassandra Hastings from Hillsdale, “Experimental Identification of Transmission Band Shifts for Liquid-filled Hollow Core Photonic Crystal Fibers Due to Refractive Index Scaling”; Daniel Wilbern from Cary, Ill. and NMU physics professor William Tireman, “Time-of-Flight and Position Dispersion in Different Configurations of Plastic Scintillator Detector”; Alejandro Macias Sevde from Chelsea, adjunct instructor Kurt Kinslow and chemistry professor Yu Liu, “Macrocyclic CR(III)-Salen Complexes for Asymmetric Catalytic Reactions”; Joshua Fridstrom from Midland, Kurt Kilpela from Negaunee and mathematics and computer science instructor John Sarkela, “Modtalk, A Compliled Small Talk Variant.”

Prepared By
Robert Thomas
Student Writer