Graduate students showcase their scholarly work in the annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day. The outstanding poster presentations are given awards by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Graduate Student Advisory Committee.

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Submissions from 2014

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Probing Stability and Unfolding of the N-terminal Domains 5-6 of Wilson Protein, Ibtesam Y. Alja'afreh, Ramakrishna Guda, and David L. Huffman

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Increasing Sustainability by Going Paperless: A WMU Case Study, James Amos and James Kison

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Bioremediation of Crude Oil Spills Impacts Microbial Communities and the Magnetic Susceptibility of Sediments, Carol L. Beaver, Anja Williams, Estella Atekwana, Gamal Abdel Aal, Farag Mewafy, Lee Slater, and Silvia Rossbach

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Behavioral Sensitization Following Concurrent Exposure to Mephedrone and d-Amphetamine in Female Mice, Michael D. Berquist II, M. Melissa Peet, and Lisa Baker

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Multi-Electron Transfer from Charged Semiconductor Surfaces to Quantized Bimetallic Nanoparticles, Ali Bolandi and Sherine O. Obare

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Inositol Transport and Catabolism in Sinorhizobium meliloti, Ee Leng Choong, Mary Thwaites, and Silvia Rossbach

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A Comparison of Students’ Perceptions of Stress in Parallel Problem-Based and Lecture-Based Curricula, Sonia Wardley, Brooks Applegate, Deyab Almaleki, and James Van Rhee

Submissions from 2013

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Multiphoton Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Monitor the Unfolding Of The Green Fluorescent Protein, Ibtesam Y. Alja'afreh, Ramakrishna Guda, and David Huffman

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An Exploration of the Relationships Between Body Image, Hair Removal, Pornography, and Women's Sexual Self-Efficacy, Elissa Allen

Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Biorenewable Conversion via Hydrogenation and Photocatalytic Reactions, Liyana Wajira A. Ariyadasa and Raoul Wadhwa

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Monte Carlo Simulations on GPUs, Rida Assaf

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Microbeam Production Using Straight and Tapered Glass Capillaries, Asma M. Ayyad

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Study of 14B Using (d,p) Reaction in Inverse Kinematics, Shadi Bedoor, Jonathan C. Lighthall, and Scott T. Marley

Principal Leadership: How One High School Principal Made Sense of and Translated Research-Based Leadership Behaviors into Practice Utilizing Participatory Action Research and Leadership Coaching, Heidi Beidinger

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Is the Two-Kingdom Classification System Still Being Implemented in the Classroom?, Andrea M.K. Bierema

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Hybrid Rapid Prototyping Approach for Rapid Casting Applications, Hemant Bohra

From Map to Mind: Using Video Logs to Explore the Process of Geologic Mapping, Caitlin Callahan

Can Coating Composition Influence Inflections in Quickset Ink Setting Profiles to Improve Sheet-fed Print Quality & Efficiency, Ting Chen

Forklift Battery Pack and Charger Energy Consumption, Nathan Christensen

Overhead Door Heater Energy Consumption Reduction, Nathan Christensen

Landfill Audits, Nathan Christensen and Marilyn N. Glass

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Playing Politics: Presidential Elections in Board Games, Stephen Damm

Real Word and Non-word Spelling: How They Relate and Why it Matters, Allyson Doyle and Caitlin Hurban

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Promoting Physical Activity in Health Profession Students, Kelly Elrod

Assessing Observer Effects on the Fidelity of Implementation of Functional Analysis Procedures, Sean Field

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Signal Training to Increase Choral Responding, Jennifer Freeman

Role of Traffic Prediction in Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vinay Gavirangaswamy

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Bank Leverage and Asset Positions: Cross Country Evidence, Diny Ghuzini

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Sorption of Cr(VI) on Mineral Assemblages of Goethite with Clays and Oxides, Ann M. Gilchrist

Wood Utilization Optimization, Marilyn N. Glass and Nathan Christensen

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Investigation of the Effect of Diet, Sex and Age on Dental Health among Ancient Asian Populations from China and Mongolia, Jamie M. Gomez and Erdene Myagmar

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New vs. Old Mills - Assessments of Recycled Paper Products between US and China, Roland Gong

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A Proposed Health Education and Physical Fitness Incentive Program to Decrease Alcohol Misuse and Increase the Physical Health of Rural Probationers, Sarah Graff

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GDNF's Expression in Slow- and Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers are Dependent on Exercise Intensity, Amy Morrison Gyorkos

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Nutrient Recycling Potential of Algal Biomass Grown in Eutrophic Water, Kristin Hampel

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Graphene Oxide/Zinc Oxide Nanocomposites as Dissolved Oxygen Sensors, Jameel A. Hasan

Disordered Eating Behaviors and Perfectionistic Personality Traits in Collegiate Female Athletes and Non-Athletes, Megan E. Hass

Meta-Analysis as a Method of Multi-Site Evaluation of International Development Projects and Programs, Kristin A. Hobson

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Anionically Surface-Treated Inkjets Inks and their Deinkability, Veronika Husovska and Zheng Wei

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Jettability of Phthalocyanine Dye Ink Formulations, Yumeizhi Jia

Racial Disparity in Birth Outcomes: Diversity Across Local Communities, Catherine L. Kothari

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One Teacher's Instrumental Orchestrations of Students' Small-Group Work with Graphing Calculators, James L. Kratky

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Maternal Ethnicity Age, and Income Characteristics Associate with Breastfeeding, Jill Matthews, Alberta Stover, Jennifer Harrison, and Sharon Long

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An Evaluation of the Overall Quality Assurance and Transparency of Evaluation at the Swiss National Science Foundation, Robert H. McCowen

Mapping the Microglia/Immune Response to Two Methods of Olfactory Bulb Deafferentation in Zebrafish, Amanda K. McKenna

Bayesian Penalized Regression and Variable Selection for Zero-Inflated Count Data on Lattice, Robert McnNutt and Catherine L. Kothari

Modernizing Religion: Amulets in Contemporary Japan--An Examination of the Conceptual, Functional and Aesthetic Changes in Japanese Omamori, Eric Teixeira Mendes

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Towards a Better Understanding of Modern and Paleo-hydrologic Settings in Arid Lands, Lamees Mohamed and Abotalib Zaki

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Greening Cement-Based Products with Waste Powder Paints (WPP), Abdul Wahed Mohammed and Rusthi Mohamed Ibralebbe

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Adaptive Task Patitioning in ParInt, Omofolakunmi Olagbemi

Differential Effects of Sex on the Attenuation of d-amphetamine-induced Hyperlocomotor Activity by Salvinorin A in Rats, M. Melissa Peet

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Dual Dopaminergic Actions Contribute to Discriminative Stimulus Functions of Orally Administered Modafinil in Rats, Amanda J. Quisenberry, Erin E. Watkins, Eric L. Harvey, and Jennifer L. Walters

Effects of Varied Response Methods on Student Performance and Preference, Thomas Ratkos and Sean Field

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U.S. Manugacturing Competitiveness in a Global Context, Johanna Retana-Quiros

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Overview of Cloud Computing Security, Madhuri Revalla

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Remote Monitoring of Fatigue Sensitive Details on Steel Bridges, Mohamed Rusthi

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Philosophical Counseling and Moral Injury: An Inquiry into the Prospects of Treating War Veterans Diagnosed with Moral Injury and PTSD, Andy Sanford

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Using an SD Procedure to Establish Social Praise as a Conditioned Reinforcer, Lisa Sickman, Joseph T. Shane, and Kalyn Skupin

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Supporting Identity in Aphasia: A Survey of Speech-Language Pathologists, Katie Strong

Identifying Overexpression of Genes in Cancerous Colorectal Tissue, Sandino N. Vargas Perez

Utterance-Level Kinematic Variability & Stuttering: Task & Articulator Type Effects, Rachel Whitney

Electron Beams Transmitted Through Micrometer-sized Tapered Glass Capillaries, S.J. Wickramarachchi and D. Keerthisinghe

Submissions from 2012

Surface Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles for Dual Optical and Electrochemical Detection of Pathogens, Clara P. Adams

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Multiphoton Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Monitor the Folding/Unfolding of the N-terminal Domains 5-6 of Wilson Disease Protein, Ibtesam Y. Alja'afreh, Ramakrishna Guda, and David Huffman

Generation of hydrogen Gas from Water Using Well-defined Metallic nanoparticles at Semiconductor Interfaces, Liyana Wajira A. Ariyadasa

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TAIRO: Trust-aware Automatic Incremental Routing for Oppnets, Joseph W. Baird

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Science Faculty Grading Practices on Quantitative Problems: Are Their Values Consistent with Their Practices?, Jeffrey Barney and Jacinta Macinta

Functional Annotation of Aromatic Amino Acide Biosynthesis-related Genes in Nannochloropsis Oceanica, Teresa J. Clark

Geophysical and Remote Sensing Applications for a Better Understanding of the Structural Controls on Groundwater Flow in the Lucerne Valley, California, Dale R. Dailey

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Time Dependent Photoionization of Gas Outflows in AGN, Ehab Elhoussieny

Landslide Hazard Zonation Modeling Using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study from the Jazan Area-Saudi Arabia, Racha El Kadiri

Showing World Market Integration through Time, Justin K. Hanig

Transmission of Electrons through Insulating Nanocapillaries, Darshika Keerthisinghe

Using GIS to Examine the Relationship of Maternal race and Neighborhood Racial Segregation with Birth Outcomes, Catherine L. Kothari

Investigating the Support for Algebraic Thinking in the Math Trailblazers Elementary Curriculum, James L. Kratky

A Roadmap to Early Investigation of Structural Bridge Deficiencies, Cem Mansiz

Informed Decision-Making Tool for Selecting Optimal Bridge Construction Method, Abdul Wahed Mohammed

Diffusion-limited Crystallization in Ultra Thin Polymer Films, Y.R. Narammagari

Injury-Induced Degeneration and Regeneration of the Adult Zebrafish Olfactory System Affections Morphology, Function, and behavior, Taylor R. Paskin

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Protecting Privacy of Users' Electronic Health Records with the ABTTP Scheme, Raed M. Salih

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Laboratory Testing of Capillary Rise in Fine-Grained Sands and Silts, Rachel Salim

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Religious Rx: The Roles of Faith and a Religious Community in the Treatment of Mental Illness, Autumn Elizabeth Shroyer

The Effects of Road Salt Influx on the Geochemical Cycling of Woods Lake, Ryan J. Sibert

Surface Modification of Metallic Nanoparticles for Effective Destruction of Biological Cells, Setare Tahmasebi Nick and Elizabeth L. Bejcek

Submissions from 2011

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A Rank-Based Estimate for Cell Lineage Data, Tamer M. Elbayoumi and Jeffrey Terpstra

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K-x-ray Emission in Fast O5+ on Ar Collisions, Tamer Elkafrawy

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The Aspiration of the Spanish Grapheme ‘h’, Carolina Gonzalo-Llera

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As Life Stressors Increase, Do Emergency Department Visits Increase?, Catherine L. Kothari

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Purkinje Cell Association with Microglia/Macrophages in Degenerating Cerebellum of Multiple System Atrophy Patients, Ashley A. McKinney

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The Implementation of the Recovery Oriented Systems of Care in Southwest Michigan, Gisele Tchamba