2019 REU Participant Research Projects

Nicholas Carrillo

Nicholas Carrillo is a student at California State University, Northridge who worked with Dr. Andrej Kosmrlj. His project was titled “Effects of Thermal Fluctuations on Thin-Sheet Materials.”

Emily Durham

Emily Durham is a student at Wofford College who worked with Dr. Craig Arnold. Her project was titled “Coupling Factor as a Function of State of Charge in Piezoelectrchemical Materials.”

Jonathan Fernandez

Jonathan Fernandez is a student at California State University, Northridge who worked with Dr. Alejandro Rodriguez. His project was titled “Enhancing Far Field Thermal Emission via Inverse Design.”

Hunter Gaudio

Hunter Gaudio is a student at Villanova University who worked with Dr. Mikko Haataja. His project was titled “Morphology of Quaternary Liquid Mixtures.”

Zachary Gdowski

Zachary Gdowski is a student at the University of Michigan who worked with Dr. Richard Register. His project was titled “Tuning Phase Behavior of Saturated Polynorbornene.”

Nehemie Guillomaitre

Nehemie Guillomaitre is a student at Columbia University who worked with Dr. Rodney Priestley. Her project was titled “Characterization of the Optimal Operation Conditions for Polymer Colloid Fabrication via Flash Nano Precipitation.”

Rudolph Holley

Rudolph Holley is a student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County who worked with Dr. Lynn Loo. His project was titled “Solvent Engineering for 2D Pervskites in Solar Cells.”

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson is a student at Arizona State University who worked with Dr. Barry Rand. Her project was titled “Investigation of Potentially Crystalline Organic Materials for Electronic Devices.”

Abraham Joshua

Abraham Johnson is a student at Princeton University who worked with Dr. Rodney Priestley. His project was titled “Characterization of Exposed and Buried Irreversibly Absorbed Polymethylmethacrylate Nanolayers.”

Matthew Ko

Matthew Ko is a student at Cornell University who worked with Dr. Michele Sarazen. His project was titled “Investigation of MIL-101(Cr): Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalysis”

Roman Larenas

Roman Larenas is a student at California State University, Northridge who worked with Dr. Ali Yazdani. His project was titled “A Twist on Graphene.”

Tyler Pozarycki

Tyler Pozarycki is a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University who worked with Dr. Clifford Brangwynne. His project was titled “Quantification of phase separation in cells may lead to understanding of phase behavior within disease.”

Julia Reilly

Julia Reilly is a student at Le Moyne College who worked with Dr. Bruce Koel. Her project was titled “Electrodeposition of Metal Oxides on Titanium Substrates for Electrocatalysts in the Oxygen Evolution Reaction.”

Rosa Reynoso

Rosa Reynoso is a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute who worked with Dr. Howard Stone. Her project was titled “Microfluidic Multiphase Flows for the Production of Multicompartment Microfibers.”

Alberto Rosado

Alberto Rosado is a student at the University of Puerto Rico - Humacao who worked with Dr. Howard Stone. His project was titled “Tracking and Modulating Vibrio Cholera Pellicle Morphogenesis Using Adaptive Microscopy, Flow, and Surface Chemistry.”

Alexis Torres

Alexis Torres is a student at the University of Puerto Rico – Humacao who worked with Dr. Nai Phuan Ong. His project was titled “Transport properties in a single highly conductive oxide metal Rhenium Trioxide (ReO3) crystal.”