A group of students and faculty attended the 24th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics on Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois, USA.
This event, held every year, is designed to give undergraduate students exposure to professional research activities. Students may propose research topics to present at the conference, or, if they like, they may just attend without presenting.
The following was the lineup of presenters from NMU (The first person listed on each was the student who presented):
MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
"Loxodromes and Orthodromes: Two Methods For Computing Perimeters of Geographic Regions and Their Applications"
Chase Ashby, Dr. Joshua Thompson
"Detection of Explosives Extracted from Potential Crime Scene Evidence Using Gas Chromatography"
"Degradation of Bisphenol A By Little Bluestem Seed Exudate"
K. Pershinske, S. Stafford, C. Bogner, L. Putman
"Measurement of the Mean Lifetime of Muon Particles"
D. Wilbern, W. Tireman