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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.

Michelle_Dunn
Neuroscience and Plan II

Michelle’s undergraduate research topic is Using an Isometric Pinching Force Task to Analyze Fine Motor Control.

“I really enjoy being pushed and having to creatively work through problems on my own.”

Dany_Haddad
Electrical Engineering

Dany’s undergraduate research topic is Remote Monitoring and Control of an Electric Vehicle Charging Station.

“I feel that I am more involved in the academic community and am truly working towards a better future.”

Shaun_Lane
Visual Art Studies

Shaun’s undergraduate research topic is Integrating Modern Technology into the Art Classroom/ What Role Does Ethics Play in the Art Classroom?

“Participating in research has given me a sense of ownership and control over my educational experience as an undergraduate at UT.”

Kara_Konop
Theatre and Dance

Kara’s undergraduate research topic is Exploring the Role of Scenic Artists within the Realm of Theatrical Design and Performance.

“Instead of learning solely in a classroom setting, I get to learn while experiencing what it is like to work in a professional setting.”

Jessica_Norriss
Geography

Jessica’s undergraduate research topic is Animals in Society.

“It has been rewarding to feel as though I am building…a broader experience and understanding of issues that I feel are critical.”

Daniel_Grube
Plan II and Government

Daniel’s undergraduate research topic is How does the Senate talk about the Middle East?

“Research is unique in that you never know what your results will tell you; it is a surprising and exhilarating process.”

Sateria_Lozano
Social Work and Neuroscience
Psychology

Sateria’s undergraduate research topic is How Estrogen Affects the Aging Monkey Brain as a Model for Menopause.