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Physics Students Win Awards at Drexel Research Day 2011

April 14, 2011 — Physics students won several prizes at this year Drexel Research Day. Congratulations to the winners of and all those who presented posters. 

Awards Undergraduates:

COMPUTATION AND BIO-MODELING
Structural Elements Involved in Mediating Amyloid β-protein Toxicity in Alzheimer's Disease
PETER MASSEY (1st Prize)
Co-Authors: Bogdan Barz
Advisor: Brigita Urbanc
College of Arts and Sciences, Biology/Physics

Awards Graduates:

COMPUTATION AND MODELING (NON-BIO)
Finite Element Analysis in Quantum Mechanics
ALLYSON O'BRIEN (1st prize)
Advisor: Dr. Robert Gilmore
College of Arts and Sciences, Physics

PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING*
Measurements of Multiple Gap Structure in MgB2 Below 1 Kelvin
STEVEN CARABELLO (1st prize)
Co-Authors: Joseph Lambert, Mariyan Stoyanov
Advisor: Roberto Ramos
College of Arts and Sciences, Physics

BIO AND BIOMEDICAL
Nucleation of Hybrid Polymers in Sickle Cell Disease
DONNA YOSMANOVICH (2nd prize)
Co-Authors: Alexey Aprelev, Maria Rotter, Frank Ferrone
Advisor: Frank Ferrone
College of Arts and Sciences, Physics

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