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 2015

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Residential Property Values and Historic Districts: A Kalamazoo Case Study, Curtis John Aardema

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Study Abroad Experiences of Saudi Students, Deyab Almaleki

Uncovering Bernal-Jimenez' Works For Piano, Ahmed Fernando Anzaldua El Samkary

Failing to Replicate: Hypothesis Testing as a Crucial Key to Make Direct Replications More Credible and Predictable, Pedro Fernando Mateu Bullon

Bayesian Rank Based Methods for Linear Models, James Dzikunu

Screen Printing of Multi-layered Hybrid Printed Circuit Boards on Different Substrates, Ali Eshkeiti

Did groundwater processes shape the Saharan and Martian landscapes?, Abotalib Farag

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Community Engagement at Work: A Service-Learning Project with Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, Katrina Goodall, Pamela Jenkins, Cherlynn King, Jacob Lisak, Jennifer Malone, Becky Mullins, Douglas Schroeder, and Christina Smith

The Role of an RNA-Binding Protein in Photosynthesis and RNA Editing, Justin B. Hackett

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"I've been there too": Peers in Co-Occuring Services and Fidelity Over Time, Jennifer E. Harrison

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Improving the Analysis of Proteins by Desorption Electrospray lonization (DESI) by the Addition of Ammonium Bicarbonate, Elahe Honarvar

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Parental Mediation on Children's Television Viewing in Malaysia, Diyana Kamarudin

Males' Expectations of Counseling, Sheryl Kelly

Living Music: Bernofsky’s Trio for Brass, Jennifer Kempe, Robert Medd, and James Yuhas

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Simulation of Complex Ionic Liquid Ionization Process, Forrest Grady Kidd III

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Reduction of Poor Birth Outcomes among Low-Income First-Time Mothers: GIS-Assisted Analysis of the Nurse-Family Partnership, Elizabeth MacQuillan

ZnSnN2: A New Earth-Abundant Element Semiconductor for Solar Cells, Robert Makin

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Climate Change Education: The Perspective from Middle School Teachers, Peggy M. McNeal

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Fault Zone Hydrogeology in Crystalline and Sedimentary Aquifers in Arid Regions: Remote Sensing, Hydrological and Geoloectrical Methods, Lamees M. Mohamed

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Preparing Preservice Teachers to Build on Student Thinking, Mary Ochieng and Elizabeth Fraser

Alternative Media as Critical Media: Border Radio, Community Radio, and Radio for Education and Development, Paola Paniagua

Formal and Informal Payments (Bribes and Gifts) in the Medical Care Sector in Russia, Alexandra Polovinka

Spin Glass and its effect on Giant Magnetocaloric in a Ni41Mn39In12Co8 Alloy, Amila S B Madiligama Ralalage

Protecting User's Privacy in Electronic Prescribing Systems with APB, Raed M. Salih

Testimonies of Life beyond the Grave, Joel Sanford

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Protection of Sensitive Data in Clouds Using Active Privacy Bundles and Agent-based Multi-Party Computation, Akram Sarhan

Borrowing Capacity and Foreign Direct Investments, Todd Sarnstrom II

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Phenanthroline Derivatives as Potential Sensors, David L. Sellers

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Ranked Based Procedures for Ordered Alternative Models, Yuanyuan Shao

Organic Acid Production via Solid State Fermentation from Lignocellulosic Substrate, Shaun Shields

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A Comparative Study of International Mathematics Curriculum Materials and Standards: Indonesia, Singapore, and the US Common Core State Standards, Erlina Mariana Rosada Sari Siregar

NSF Investment in Advancing Evaluation Theory, Methods, and Practice: Outcomes, Trends, and Implications, Corey D. Smith

Patterns of olfactory bulb cell genesis are altered with long-term partial deafferentation in adult zebrafish, Darcy M. Trimpe

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Simulation of Deformation of Red Blood Cells, Tai-Hsien Wu

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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Two-photon Absorption Spectroscopy to Differentiate Chromophore-DNA Binding Interactions, Saad H. Alotaibi, Kelly M. Usakoski, Mohammad Hatshan, and Ramakrishna Guda

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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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To What Extent is the Established Conceptual Framework of Animal Behaviour Portrayed in Textbooks?, Andrea M. K. Bierema and Renee S. Schwartz

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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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The Green Manufacturing Industrial Consortium’s (GMIC) Approach to Zero-Waste-To-Landfill (ZWTL), Nathan J. Christensen and Marylin Glass-Angeles

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A Monte Carlo Study of the Optimal Rank Order Relationships with Criterion Scores (ORORCS), Hongyan Cui, Brooks Applegate, Warren Lacefield, and David Hartmann

A General Chemistry Laboratory Teaching Assistant's Teaching Practices, Kelley M. Current

Establishing a Planarian Eye Ablation Assay: A Closer Look at Eye Regeneration, Michelle Deochand

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Characterization of Microorganisms from Alfalfa Seeds Inoculants, Benedicte Diatta, Kalianna Kennoy, and Silvia Rossbach

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Time-Dependent Photoionization of Gas Outflows in AGN, Ehab ElHoussieny, Manuel A. Bautista, J. Garcia, and T. R. Kallman

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Is There an Association Between Data-Informed District-Level Improvement Efforts and Data-Informed Instruction at the Classroom Level? An Empirical Examination Using National Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) 2003-2004 Data, Xingyuan Gao, Jiangang Xia, and Jianping Shen

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Ergonomics Study LED Lighting Assembly, Marylin Glass-Angeles, Nathan Christensen, Josef Imesh, Lorena Peña, and Natalia Matos

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Veneer Defect Data Collection & Analysis, Marylin Glass-Angeles, Josef Imesh, Nathan Christensen, Nathan Bowen, and Zachary Miller

Evaluation of MDPV and Mephedrone in Rats Trained to Discriminate MDMA or a MDMA-Amphetamine Mixture, Eric L. Harvey and Jennifer L. Walters

The Neurobehavioral Consequences of Chronic Atrazine Exposure During Early Development in Male and Female Sprague-Dawley Rats, Eric L. Harvey, J. L. Walters, and Zack J. Zimmerman

Ultrafast Charge-Transfer Luminescence Dynamics in Catechol Derivatives Sensitized TiO2 Nanoparticles, Jameel A. Hasan and Edwin Mghanga

Asac as an Anchoring Group: Does Surface Morphology Influence Charge Transfer Dynamics?, Jameel Hasan and Edwin Mghanga

Mechanism of PWI Motif Binding to Nucleic Acids, Hamideh Keshavarz-Mohammadian

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Compressed Air Leak Study, Colin Knue and Suresh Kumar Baskaran

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Removing Interference from Above Ground Reflectors in Ground Penetrating Radar Data, Vincent Krause

Binuclear Complexes: Analogs for Superoxide Dismutase Enzyme Substrate Binding Studies, Joseph W. Kreft

Nature-related Religiosity at the Battle Creek Sanitarium: From the Minds of Ellen G. White and Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, Megan Leverage

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Evaluating Pre-Service Teacher’s Knowledge on Teacher Codes of Ethics: Challenge faced by Malaysia’s Teacher Education Institute, Moi Mooi Lew, Brooks Applegate, Zek Chew Lim, and Wellington Edna

Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Fluoride Ions, Rathnayaka Madawala

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Crystal Structure And Magnetic Ordering Of The Martensitic Phase Of The Heusler Alloy Ni44.9Mn43In12.1, Amila S. B. Madiligama Ralalage, Pnina Ari-Gur, Y. Ren, V. Shavrov, V. Koledov, and A. Mashirov

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Systems Simulation Analysis of a Hospital Rapid Response System, Shoruk Mansour

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Are You Getting what You Paid For? A Case Study in Forensic Geochemistry, Abdelmawgoud Mohammed and R. V . Krishnamurthy

Is a Mutation in the Cell Cycle Gene CDC20 Causing the Zombie Mutant Phenotype in Zebrafish?, Damir Museav

The Impact of an Extended Professional Development Program on Science Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Teaching Practices, Jacinta M. Mutambuki

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Smart Home Node for Local Wireless Applications, Lalith Narasimhan

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Design of Hardware Accelerator for Fuzzy Automaton using Dynamic Reconfiguration, Chinh K. Nguyen

Mechanistic Studies on the Growth of Anisotropic Metal Nanoparticles; Investigation of Shape Dependence Antimicrobial Activity, Setare Tahmasebi Nick

Teachers' Perceptions of "Use" of Student Mathematical Thinking in Whole Class Discussion, Mary A. Ochieng

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Crystal and Molecular Structures of New Metallocarboranes, Au25 Gold Cluster and Metal Sensor Molecules, Agozie N. Oyeamalu, Rathnayaka Madawala, Viraj Thanthirige, and Ekkehard Sinn

Effects of Repeated Intermittent Restraint Stress Followed by Amphetamine Exposure on the Development and Expression of Locomotor Sensitization in Adult Male Rats, M. Melissa Peet

African-American Girls and Scientific Argumentation: Lived Experiences, Identities, and Their Roles in Constructing and Evaluating Claims, Phyllis Haugabook Pennock

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Is Specter a Mutation in the Cell Cycle Gene Cyclin B1?, Tetiana Petrachkova, Amber Bard, Jyotika Singh, Laura Bakke, Rachel Warga, and Don Kane

Alternative Approach to Clay Control in Green Sand, A. Pike, Dariush Moradinezhad, J. Pekarovic, and Sam Ramrattan

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The Value of Networking: Allocating Resources to Participate, Emma A. Powell

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Exploring Workplace Friendship Through Social Exchange Theory to Reduce Job Stress, Jennifer Ptacek

Decomposing Gender Difference in Financial Risk Tolerance: How Much of the Difference is Explained by Socio-Economic Factors?, Jyoti Rai

Innovative Design and Synthesis of New Drugs with Biologically Active Pharmacophores SO2CH3, SO2NH2 and SO2NHCOCH3, Wanda Rodriguez

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Understanding Work Socialization: A Qualitative Study of a Youth Employment Program, Katelyn S. Sandor

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel 1,10-phenanthroline Derivatives as Sensors for Nerve Agents, David Sellers

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A Comparison of Barriers to Teaching and Learning of Mathematics and Science Across a Three Year Study of the Misconceptions Management Professional Development, Crystal Stein

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The Impact of Uncertainty on Data Revision, Pei-Ju Sung

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Optical Properties of Bi-Icosahedral Au25 and Au24 Clusters: Influence of Central Gold Atom, Viraj Dhanushka Thanthirige, Ekkehard Sinn, Rongchao Jin, and Guda Ramakrishna

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Modeling and Analysis of Patient Care Assistants’ Workflow, Ewing Tiong

Understanding Work Socialization: A Qualitative Study of a Youth Employment Program, Jason Vanfosson

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Electrical Stimulation Has Opposing Effects on Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Expression in Voluntary and Involuntary Muscle, John-Mary Vianney and John Spitsbergen

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Electroplating of Nickel and Copper Layers on Nanoengineered Plastics, Brandon Voelker, Muralidhar K. Ghantasala, and Jeff Wheeler

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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

The Robustness of Optimal Designs to Misspecification of Intraclass Correlations for Three-Level Cluster-Randomized Trials in Education, Carl D. Westine

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The Relationship Between Speaking Rate & Nasalance in Typical Adults, Rachel Whitney, Stephen M. Tasko, Helen M. Sharp, and Greg Flamme