Cyber-Share students selected for the AAAS Emerging Researchers National Conference

Thu, 2015-02-19

Congratulations to Elsa Tai, Azucena Zamora, and the BPR Team: Claudia Santiago(oral presentation), Aria Borunda(poster presentation), Marisa Steans, and Rebecca Urbina! These six Cyber-Share students were selected to participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM, cosponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The ERN conference is designed to help students to enhance their science communication skills; better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce; and to find out about summer, graduate school, and employment opportunities. Towards this end, the general format for the 2-1/2 day conference includes:

  • Undergraduate poster and oral presentations;
  • Graduate oral presentations;
  • Plenary sessions and professional development workshops; and
  • Exhibitors from the academic, government, and business sectors.

The conference is being held February 19-21, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
Our students attending:
Elsa Tai, Department of Computer Science, "A Software Engineering Approach to Analyze Student Success Data Collected from Disparate Sources"
Azucena Zamora, Department of Computational Science, "On the Optimization of Inverse Problems for 2-Dimensional Imaging of the Earth Using Bouguer Gravity Anomalies"
Claudia Santiago, Departments of English and Geological Sciences, "Integrating Native American Beliefs and Western Environmental Scientific Context of Sustainability in the Preliminary Storyline of the Sol Y Agua Project"
Aria Borunda, Department of Chemistry, Marisa Steans and Rebecca Urbina, Department of Computer Science, "Sol y Agua Project: Furthering Game Development on a Culturally Relevant Level"