2019 - 2020 Scholars

Fall

Phylogenetic Inference - Predicting the Characteristics of Ancestors from Evolutionary Analysis of Progeny                                                                    

Naina  Bhalla `22,  Advisor:  Joseph Dexter (Comparative Literature)

Automatic Detection of Coordinated Propaganda Campaigns on Social Media

Abhimanyu Kapur `21, Advisor: Soroush Vosoughi (Computer Science)

Ontogenetic Sexual Dichromatism in Wood Frogs

Jordyn Blew `21, Advisor: Ryan Calsbeek (Biology)

Estimating Hip Joint Contact Angles (HCA) Using Optical/Inertial Motion Capture

Megan McCabe `20, Advisor: Ryan Chapman & Douglas Van Citters (Thayer)

Developing a Robust Method to Separate Background in Histology Images

Rachael Chacko `21, Advisor: Saeed Hassanpour (Epidemiology)

Cognitive hacking

Danielle Fang GR, Advisor: Soroush Vosoughi (Computer Science)

 

Winter

Application of Stylometry Across Western and non-Western Cultures

Isuru Abeysekara `22, Advisor: Joseph Dexter (Comparative Literature)

Developing a Robust Method to Separate Background in Histology Images

Rachael Chacko `21, Advisor: Saeed Hassanpour (Epidemiology)

Automatic Detection of Coordinated Propaganda Campaigns on Social Media

Abhimanyu Kapur `21, Advisor: Soroush Vosoughi (Computer Science)

Annotation Systems in Virtual Reality

Justin Luo `20, Advisor: Xing-Dong Yang (Computer Science)

Mitochondria as the Intracellular Calcium Source Regulating DOC2 Activity

Lorna McElrath `20, Advisor: Michael B. Hoppa (Biology)

Spring

Using Bayes Error Rate Estimation to Analyze Feature Spaces

Sriram Bapatla `20, Advisor: Anne Gelb (Mathematics)

Deep Learning Approaches to Understanding Real-world Scene Perception in Autism

Erica Lindsey Busch `20, Advisor: Caroline E. Robertson (Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Using Wearable Technologies and Machine Learning to Calculate Hip Moments During Activities of Daily Living: A Novel Method  

Megan McCabe `20, Advisors: Ryan Chapman & Douglas Van Citters (Thayer)

Automated Classification of Octopus Behavior from Video        

Carl Harris `21, Advisor: Peter Tse (Psychological & Brain Sciences)

Symplectic Geometric Algorithms for Euler Equations    

Yunjin Tong `22, Advisor:  Bo Zhu (Computer Science)

Unraveling What it Means to Remember Past Experiences through Analysis of Linguistic and fMRI Data    

Soo Hwan Park `19, Advisor: Jeremy R. Manning  (Psychological & Brain Sciences)

The Primary Objective: Clinical Applications of Bioimpedance Laboratory Exploring Design and Validation of a Clinically Translatable Technology Enables First Responders to Distinguish Ischemic from Hemorrhagic Stroke        

Theodore Bronk, Advisor: Ryan Halter (Thayer)

Summer

Evidence for Optimizing Community-led Social Distancing and Measuring Secondary Displacement during the COVID-19 Pandemic    

Agnes Ugoji `22,  Advisor:  Dani Poole (Geography)

Build an Interactive Crowd Sourced Database to Map, Typologize and Preserve Surrogate Languages        

David James `21, Advisor: Laura McPherson (Linguistics)

Digital Pilgrims: Thick-Mapping the Smith Pond Shaker Forest          

Samantha Newman`22,  Advisor: Damiano Benvegnu (French & Italian)

A Digital Historical Approach to Understanding the English Reformation   

Catherine Parnell `22, Advisor:  James Dobson (Writing)

The Andes Mapped          

Ana Furtado `22, Advisor:  Jeremy Mikecz (Native American Studies)

Evaluating a Continuous Framework for Organ Allocation       

Kayshav Prakash `22, Advisor:  Feng Fu (Mathematics)

Satellite Archeology: GIS-based Remote Archeology in the Syrian Desert

David Goodman `22, Advisor: Jesse J. Casana (Anthropology)

Unraveling what it Means to Remember Past Experiences through analysis of Linguistic and fMRI Data     

Soohwan Park `21, Advisor: Jeremy R. Manning (Psychological & Brain Sciences)