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Undergraduate Researchers

Click on a researcher to learn more about his or her undergraduate research experience. View the researcher archive for profiles from previous years. Visit the student success page for stories from all Undergraduate Studies programs.

Briana_Gray
Computer Science

Briana Gray is a computer science senior who has worked on video and computer game design through the Bridging Disciplines Programs.

Camille_Brooks
Radio Television Film

Camille Brooks is a Radio-Television-Film junior who has created graphic design and television production graphics for several organizations, including Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls.

Nathan_Riojas
Mechanical Engineering

Nathan Riojas is a senior mechanical engineering major who has taken part in research on a cardiovascular bioreactor.

Whitney_Barlow
Speech Language Pathology

Whitney Barlow is a speech-language pathology senior who has conducted undergraduate research on stuttering and brain activity that accompanies the learning of new sounds.

Alex Fischer
Plan II Honors, Rhetoric and Writing, and Philosophy

Alexander’s undergraduate research topic was the rhetoric used in the debate preceding the 2003 Iraq War.

“Answering a big question about which you’re passionate is fulfilling and rewarding.”

Alexander D'Jamoos
Government and Rhetoric & Writing

Alexander’s undergraduate research project analyzed the rhetoric of the Russian news media.

“I would advise to not be afraid to ask provocative questions and think outside of the box.”

Ankit Sharma
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ankit’s undergraduate research project looked at nanowalls as a potential material for light sensors.

“I’ve learned just as much about collaboration as I have about nanoelectronics.”