2011 Governor's School Of Engineering And Technology Research Journal

Developing an Android Application
Final Paper

Evan Clements, Zachary Klapwald, Revan Sopher

Advised by Christine Hung, Android programming consultant and start-up founder

A Study of Android Permissions and How Applications Use Them
Final Paper

Sydney Becker, Karan Hiremath, Robert Zhao

Advised by Vinod Ganapathy, Professor of Computer Science, Rutgers University, and his graduate students

Autonomic Data Center Thermal Management
Final Paper

Sarah Coe, Eric Principato, Omar Rizwan, Katherine Ye

Advised by Dr. Manish Parashar, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director, Center for Autonomic Computing, Rutgers University, Ivan Rodero, Post Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University

Brain Control
Final Paper

Stephen Decker, Priyanka Goyal, Avery Katko, Pallavi Koppol, Adrianna Rodriguez

Advised by Ivan Seskar, Associate Director WINLAB, Roy D. Yates, Associate Director WINLAB/Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University, and William Pan, Electrical Engineering student at Rutgers

Improving Chronic Wound Healing
Final Paper

Jaime Richards, Danielle Rubin, Xiaotian Shi, Wesley Yiin

Advised by Francois Berthiaume, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Melissa Przyborowsky, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student at Rutgers, Renea Faulknor, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student at Rutgers

Ensuring Clean Drinking Water
Final Paper

Ernest Afflu, Ashley Ellis, Liz Kantor, Kimberly Pinzino

Advised by Namrata Kulkarni, GSET 2011 RTA, and other student members of the organization: Rutgers University Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA, Matthew Mauro, Graduate Student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Elizabeth Silagi, Former Thailand Project Lead and Current Vice President of Engineers Without Borders-USA Rutgers University Student Chapter

Computational Protein Design
Final Paper

Melissa Beswick, Bhavin Gala, Anne Kim, Sanjana Matta, Rebecca Sheng

Advised by Isaac John Khan, Postdoctoral Fellow, UMDNJ

Heart Rate Variability
Final Paper

Bennett Alvaro, Rebecca Tang, Carolyn Zhu

Advised by Benjamin Griffel, IGERT Fellow, Rutgers University

Applying Preemptive Goal Programming to Heat Wave Events in Newark, NJ
Final Paper

Ava Chen, Eric Gan, Chetna Johri, Alex Liao

Advised by Melike Baykal-Gürsoy, Professor of Industrial Engineering, Rutgers University, and her graduate students

High Altitude Balloon Photography
Final Paper

Andrew Feldman, Tristan Kernan, Kelsey Scott

Advised by Pranav Challa, GSET 2011 RTA and Biomedical Engineering student at Rutgers University

iEngineering: Developing an iPhone Application to Prevent Drunk Driving
Final Paper

Basith Fahumy, Emily Hsu, Varsha Vasthare

Advised by Christine Hung, Android programming consultant and start-up founder

Going “Hands-Free” with a Kinect
Final Paper

Sreya Basuroy, Chris Headley Going, Samuel Udotong, Joseph Wang

Advised by Ivan Seskar, Associate Director WINLAB, Roy D. Yates, Associate Director WINLAB/Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University, and Christopher Jelesnianski, Electrical Engineering student at Rutgers, Shanmukha S. Kotikalapudi, Electrical Engineering student at Rutgers University

Using a Microcontroller to Create a Drum Machine
Final Paper

Robert Kertz, Sarah Quinn, Gareth Rose, Kevin Strotz, Penny Sun

Advised by Alex Weiner, Electrical Engineering student at Rutgers University, and Mark Sproul

Optimization and Adaptation of Magnetic Based Microfluidic Immunoassay
Final Paper

Eliza Cricco-Lizza, Alicia Lee, Ariana Schanzer, Courtney Hollenberg, Iyore Olaye

Advised by Jeffrey D. Zahn, Assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering, Lawrence Sasso, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student at Rutgers, Ian Johnston, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Honors Academy Student at Rutgers

Blending Plastic and Paint: An Alternative Method of Recycling Latex Paint
Final Paper

Warren Bloom, Lauren O'Connor, Alison Su, Andrea Ukleja

Advised by Dr. Thomas Nosker, Research Professor Material Science Engineering, Rutgers University, Jennifer Lynch, Research Associate of Material Science Engineering, Rutgers University, Justin Hendrix, Graduate Student of Material Science Engineering

A Synthesis and Analysis of Solid Porous Materials for Oil Spill Remediation
Final Paper

Vineel Chakradhar, Mitchell Ng, Eugene Tang, Lauren Tragesser

Advised by Lisa Klein, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, and her graduate students

Quality Engineering In A Major Manufacturing Facility
Final Paper

Daniel Aronskind, Kevin Garvey, Jocelyn Kaselow, Michael Strauch

Advised by Robert Amariti, Director of Quality, Silver Line Building Products, Alejandro Nino, Project Coordinator, Silver Line Building Products, Joshua Binder, GSET 2011 RTA

Robot Hide and Seek
Final Paper

Alex Breton, Devika Patel, Shannon Sabino, Elizabeth Yang

Advised by Elizabeth Mabrey, MSCS, Robotics instructor and director from the robotics learning center Storming Robots

Analyzing the Impact of Bis-Acrylamide Stiffness on Neuronal Development
Final Paper

Margaret Chou, Priya Dave, Cayanne Liew, Jason (Zhe) Qin, Matthew Reda

Advised by Noshir Langrana, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Department Chair, Rutgers University, Michelle Previtera, Postdoctoral Research at Rutgers, Devendra Verma, Postdoctoral Research at Rutgers

Separate But Not Equal Tablets
Final Paper

Devansh Gupta, Sara Notte, Justus Santana-Simmons, Danielle Wehner

Advised by Dr. Alberto Cuitino, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rutgers University, Athanas Koynov, Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University, Wanze Li, Chemical Engineering student at Rutgers University

Winging It: The Plane Of The Future
Final Paper

Aaron Crasner, Gautam Gunjala, Kyle Milden, Jeet Panchal, Thomas Rebbecchi

Advised by Adrien Perkins, GSET 2011 RTA and student member of the Rutgers AIAA Club, Amanda Gaetano, student member of the Rutgers AIAA Club

In-Situ Transitional Phase X-Ray Analysis of Plaster of Paris
Final Paper

Mary Reiter, Michael Wang, Conrad Wehner

Advised by Advised by Thomas Emge, Chief Crystallographic Engineer, Wright-Rieman Labs, Rutgers University