NMU STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ARGONNE SYMPOSIUM

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Nearly 30 Northern Michigan University students attended the 15th annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics Nov. 5-6 in Illinois. 

The theme for this year was “Emerging Discoveries in Nanoscience.”  Students were invited to give presentations on their research in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics and physics. 

Nine NMU students presented. They are:

Michigan

Bark River:  Aaron Haeusler, “Nonlinear Optical Materials Based on Propellanes”; Cedar Springs:  Jennifer Mueller, “Molecular Modeling of Triose Phosphate Isomerase and Inhibitors:  A Potential Cure for Malaria.”; Mancelona:  Correy Kowall, “Braitenberg Simulation for Learning Benchmarking”; Marquette:  Christina Faymonville and John Larson, “Teaching Algebra with Puzzle Software”; Etsuko Nishida, “Mathematical Art of a Geometric Offspring”; Jeffrey Szymanski, “Binding Properties of the Caenorhabditis Elegans Receptor Associated Protein”; Muskegon:  Patricia Egeler, “Photoluminescence Studies of II-VI Semiconductors”

Wisconsin

Chippewa Falls:  Tony Schindler, “Iron Removal and Crystallization of Horse Spleen Ferritin for Radiation Damage Studies.”

 

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Other NMU students who attended the conference are:

 

Michigan

 Escanaba:  Rachelle Rudden; Freeland:  Craig Samuel; Hamtramck:  Elizabeth Roberts; Hersey:  Erin Jensen; Marquette:  Michael Helle, William Isaacson, Nathan Pelton, John Puckett, Lisa Tomlinson; Munising:  Gary Murrell; Negaunee:  Abram Lenten; Port Hope:  Shawn O’Neil; Saline:  Megan Phillips;

Illinois

Geneva:  Matthew Bolt; Rockford:  Jacob Langley; Shumway:  Gregory Bays;

Maryland

Gaithersburg:  Jessica Depew;

Wisconsin

Eagle River:  Brian Rasmussen; Mukwonago:  Dave Moseler.



Prepared By
Becky Kratz
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