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2009 Projects
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Analysis of Water Contamination and Methods of Purification
Joseph Paki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180.
Advisors: Dr. James Napolitano, Dr. Paul Stoler, Dr. John Cummings

Detecting Cherenkov Radiation with Large Area Bialkali Photomultiplier Tubes
Katherine DeBlasio, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
Advisors: Dr. Paul Stoler, Dr. Jim Napolitano, Dr. John Cummings

Daya Bay: Biological Characterization and Water Purity
John D. Mason, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
Advisors: Dr. James Napolitano, Dr. Paul Stoler, Dr. John Cummings

Studying the Width of the Magnitude Distributions of Galactic Halo Globular Cluster and Besançon Model F-Turnoff Stars
Matthew Monaco, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102
Advisor: Dr. Heidi Newberg

Milky Way Spheroid Substructure
John Dellomo, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 12180
Advisor: Dr. Heidi Newberg

Steady State Photoconductivity and Temperature Dependence in Black Silicon
Jessica W. Clark, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623
Advisor: Dr. Peter Persans

Transient Photoconductivity of Black Silicon
Anthony DiFranzo, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
Advisor: Dr. Peter Persans

Spectral Photoconductivity of Black Silicon
Hannah Peterson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
Advisors: Dr. Peter Persans, Dr. Jeffrey M. Warrender U.S. Army ARDEC

Improving the Accuracy of a Simplified Ballistic Aggregation Thin Film Monte Carlo Simulation
Christopher Lehnen, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
Advisor: Dr. Toh-Ming Lu

Electrostatic Trapping for the Development of a Multifunctional Chemiresistor Sensor Array
Shane Kuffa, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180
Advisor: Dr. Kim M. Lewis

Bonding Energy of a Water Molecule with a Graphene Sheet
Nicholas L. Hoar, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 01609
Advisors: Dr. Saroj K. Nayak

Growth and Characterization of Semiconductor Films on a Biaxial Buffer Layer on Amorphous Substrates
Philip Clemmer, Grove City College, Grove City, Pa, 16127
Advisors: Dr. Gwo-Ching Wang

Observing Molecular CO and H2O Ices Within Lynds 134N
Hannah Marlowe, Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA, 30030
Advisor: Dr. Douglas Whittet

Predicting the Native State of Rhodopsin By Replica-Exchange Simulations
Aaron Rosenberg, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Advisers: Dr. Angel Garcia

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