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What UCF Undergraduate Researchers are Achieving

UCF students engaging in undergraduate research have presented at national and international conferences, published in prestigious journals, and received many accolades and honors. Review recent accomplishments below. For a full list, please contact our@ucf.edu.

 

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Name: Selena Leonardo
Faculty Advisor: Julia Soulakova
Grant/Award Date: 2017-06-14
Grant/Award Title: OUR-Undergraduate Travel grant

Name: Jonathan Nesper
Faculty Advisor: Michael Chini
Grant/Award Date: 2016-09-26
Grant/Award Title: OUR-Undergraduate Travel Grant

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Undergraduate authors are denoted by a highlight.

 

Authors: Jennifer E. Purcell , Giacomo Milisenda , Aldo Rizzo , Steven A. Carrion , Serena Zampardi , Sabina Airoldi , Giacomo Zagami , Letterio Guglielmo , Ferdinando Boero , Thomas K. Doyle , Stefano Piraino ,
Article Title: Digestion and predation rates of zooplankton by the pleustonic hydrozoan Velella velella and widespread blooms in 2013 and 2014
Journal Title: Journal of Plankton Research
Article Issue/Vol: Advance Access
Page Numbers: 0

Authors: Kevin Gleason , Shawn A. Putnam ,
Article Title: Microdroplet Evaporation with a Forced Pinned Contact Line
Journal Title: Langmuir
Article Issue/Vol: 34/30
Page Numbers: 10548–10555

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Student Presenter: Elizabeth Abney
Co-presenters: None
Faculty Mentor: Kate Mansfield
Presentation Title: Class I MHC variation in loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and green turtles (Chelonia mydas)
Conference Name: International Sea Turtle Symposium
Conference Date: 4/17/2017

Student Presenter: Victoria Tackett
Co-presenters: Katrina Phillips, Gustavo Stahelin, Kayla Burandt
Faculty Mentor: Kate Mansfield
Presentation Title: PRIME REAL ESTATE: NEST PLACEMENT AND ITS EFFECTS ON HATCHING SUCCESS IN LOGGERHEAD AND GREEN SEA TURTLES
Conference Name: International Sea Turtle Symposium
Conference Date: 4/17/17

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