2022 Virtual Poster Competition


College Students

1st Place:  Cassandra Barber (TMCC)

2nd Place:  Megan Mellor (TMCC) and Collin Willis (TMCC)

3rd Place:  Krysty Gaytan (CSN) and Anna Vu (CSN)

Undergraduate Students

1st Place: Cheyenne Brokaw (UNLV)

2nd Place: Faaris Khilji (UNLV) 

 3rd Place: Nader Nabeh and Ferdos Fessahaye (UNLV)

Graduate Students

1st Place:  Kellen Mitchell (UNR)

2nd Place: Anne Heggli (UNR) and Hamed Heidari (UNLV)

3rd Place:  Jonathan Covington (UNLV) and Shams Rothee (UNLV

*All other participants received “Honorable Mentions”.

Undergraduate Students

Low-Cost Wireless self-healing sensor network (LoWSHAN)

Hassan Adam; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Microbial life in deep subsurface environments: The role of high pressure in biogeochemical cycles

Cheyenne Brokaw; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Cooperative Autonomous Robot Exploration

Faaris Khilji; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Use of Biochar in Emerging Contaminant Removal

Nader Nabeh and Ferdos Fessahaye; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

College Students

Local Environmental Impacts of Deicers in the Sagebrush Ecosystem

Cassandra Barber, Truckee Meadows Community College

Analysis of Renewable Capabilities in California

Hunter Berke; College of Southern Nevada

Optimizing DNA Concentrations using minipreps for sequencing and enzyme activity assays of BglB mutants

Angelo Fuentecilla; Truckee Meadows Community College

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3-Dimensional Printing for an Innovating World

Krysty Gaytan; College of Southern Nevada

Analysis of Yeast TIMP-3 Library

Raymond Ibarra, Truckee Meadows Community College

Genetic Diversity in Bobcat (Lynx Rufus) Populations in Northwest Nevada

Megan Mellor, Truckee Meadows Community College

Remodeling of human oral flora upon close contact to oral flora of Canis lupus familiaris

Evandy Murphy; Great Basin College

A low-cost alternative for diagnosing scoliosis using computerized technologies

Samantha Thompson; Truckee Meadows Community College

Annotation of Bacteriophage Blocker 23 and Discovery of A Novel Actinobateriophage

Anna Vu; College of Southern Nevada

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Live Trapping of Lynx rufus in Suburban West Reno

Colin Willis; Truckee Meadows Community College

Graduate Students

Aerosol-Cloud Interactions during Extreme Weather

Cheng-Hsiang Chang; University of Nevada, Reno

Characterization of a Novel beta-Glucanase From the Hyperthermophile Fervidibacter sacchari, the Sole Isolate of an Ancient Bacterial Class

Jonathan K. Covington; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Life in the Lava Tubes: Bacterial, Archaeal and Eukaryotic Communities in a Mars Analog Environment

Molly Devlin; Desert Research Institute

Fe-rich Amorphous Material Formation and Persistence in Ultramafic Soils Consistent With Cold and Wet Conditions on Early Mars

Anthony Feldman; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Towards Snowpack Runoff Decision Support

Anne Heggli; University of Nevada, Reno

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COSMO-RS Prediction of Silicon Extraction from Lunar Regolith by Deep Eutectic Solvents

Hamed Heidari; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Analyzing the Effect of Nanoparticles on Lattice Thermal Transport for Improved Thermoelectric Performance

Theodore Maranets; University of Nevada, Reno

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Extrusion Printhead for the Fabrication of Helical Shape Memory Polymer Artificial Muscles for Spaceflight

Kellen Mitchell; University of Nevada, Reno

Two-temperature time-fractional model for electron-phonon coupled interfacial thermal transport

Milad Mozafarifard; University of Nevada, Reno

Hybrid Extrusion 3D Printing of Self-Deployable Smart Solar Panel Hinges

Lily Raymond; University of Nevada, Reno

Polar Alignment and Vortices in Circumbinary Disks

Ian Rabago; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Biomimicry of the Growth of a Desert Plant as an Approach for Extractions of Phosphorus & Minerals from Martian Regolith

Shams Rothee; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Expansion of Motivation Models for Engineering Doctoral Student Populations

Derrick J. Satterfield; University of Nevada, Reno

Resistance of Klebsiella strains from the International Space Station to quaternary ammonium compound disinfectants

Natasha S. Sushenko; University of Nevada, Las Vegas