REU 2015

First day of the 2015 REU program
Front row: Carolyn Gee, Ashley Gould, Haley Bauser, Michael Busch
Middle row: Brendan Bramman, Joshua Foster, Matthew Day, Caroline Su
Back row: Juan Remolina, Lydia Nevin, Zachary Elledge, Jimmy Scott, (Olivia Liebman - absent)

Wednesday, August 5

10:30

Ashley Gould Paper

Bright Lights, Big Potential: Two Photon Excitation & Fluorescent Proteins

10:45

Bailey Ingalls

Structural analysis of Gas41 and targeting potential with structure-based drug design

11:00

Abigail McAloon

How does light plasmonically couple to a gold nanorod?

11:15

Lydia Nevin Paper

 Tunable Diode Laser for Rydberg Transitions in Rubidium

11:30

Brad Schwartz

Second Coordinate Data in MDT Tubes

11:45

 Michael Busch

 Characterizing the Stellar Halo of M83

12:00

Lunch

 

1:15

Tom George

Ultrathin, Smooth, and Stable Doped Silver Films

1:30

Zachary Elledge Paper

Searching for Trans-Neptunian Objects using the Dark Energy Survey

1:45

Shayne Caraway

Measuring Ultrafast Laser Pulses

2:00

Break

 

2:15

Julia Trombley

In NP on Si Ellipsometry Data and Analysis

2:30

Quang Nguyen

Multidimensional Metal-Dielectric Plasmonic Arrays

2:45

Katie Mills

Circular Polarization of Light and its effects on Chiral Metasurfaces

3:00

Joshua Foster

 

3:15

Break

 

3:30

Brendan Bramman Paper

 Investigating Spin Properties using Spin Noise

3:45

Elizabeth White

Using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy to Understand DNA Mechanics

4:00

Christopher Chen

Characterization of Short Ag-Nanowire Enhanced WO3 Based Electrochromic Device

4:15

Tayler Pauls

Nanoplasmonic Biosensing Microfluidics for Immune Status Monitoring of Critically Ill Children

4:30

Caroline Su Paper

 Measuring Thermal Hall Effect on Crystal Bismuth

4:45

Alexandra Dalman

Absorbance Enhancement of Indium Droplets on Silicon Wafers

5:00

Alexandria Moore

Entangled Photon Characterization

Thursday, August 6

10:30

Olivia Liebman Paper

The DAMIC Collaboration--With a Focus on the Characterization of M Particles

10:45

Alexis Okasinski

Developing a transferable coarse-grained force field for protein-protein interactions

11:00

Juan Remolina Paper

 Detector Testing for the Advanced ACTPol Experiment

11:15

Danielle Chase

A Microfluidic Pipette Array for Single Cell Mechanics Studies

11:30-

Carolyn Gee Paper

 The KOTO Experiment

11:45

Lilian Huang

Deep Learning in High Energy Physics

12:00

Lunch

 

1:15

Yaset Evo

Nanoscale Light Emitting Diodes with Tunable Emission Colors

1:30

Matthew Day Paper

Microphotoluminescence Spectroscopy of Quantum Well Disorder

1:45

Daniel Geng

Gold Nanorods

2:00

Break

 

2:15

Haley Bauser Paper

Creating an Automatic Testing System for Blue PhOLEDs

2:30

Sarah Mostofizadeh

Photoluminescence Studies of GaN Quantum Dots

2:45

Robert Polski

Indium nucleation and growth on silicon​

3:00

Rebecca Robinson

SEM Analysis using image

3:15

Break

 

3:30

Jimmy Scott Paper

Studying Dark Energy using DESI

3:45

Jeffrey Wan

Self-assembly of Cube Slices

4:00

Cholavardhan Kondeti

Toxicity of Misfolded Amyloidogenic HCT Peptide

4:15

Cristina Guillen

Fabrication of Light Emitters and Photovoltaic Cells with GaAs Nanowires on Metal Substrates

4:30

Leah Shapiro

Single Molecule Investigation of the Mitotic Clock

4:45

Morgan Wang

Simulation of a Nanoantenna for Heat-assisted Magnetic Recording in Hard Disk Drives

5:00

Stephanie Norwood

Characterization of Chemical Mechanical Polishing of Oxide and Silicon Films in the Strasbaugh 6EC

5:15

Juan Tigre

Using Image Correlation to Quantify Fast Dynamics of Plasma Membrane Anchored Proteins

5:30

Victoria Wobser

Collateral Sensitivity in Antibiotic Resistant Enterococcus faecalis

5:45

Samuel Aidala

Studying the Propagation of Quantum Entangled Photons through a Scattering Media


This REU symposium is held as part of the University of Michigan Physics summer REU, University of Michigan Biophysics summer REU, University of Michigan Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials summer REU and National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network REU @ Michigan programs, which are supported by funds from the National Science Foundation, Department of Physics and the College of LSA.


On a hike in Negwegon State Park

With attitude: Matthew Day, Jimmy Scott, Carolyn Gee, Michael Busch, Caroline Su, Brendan Bramman, Olivia Liebman, Lydia Nevin, Ashley Gould, Juan Remolina and Joshua Foster.
Physics REU and Biophysics REU students at the bubble chamber at Fermilab

Caroline Su giving her final presentation at the end of the program