2015 Huskey Research Exhibition

MARCH 23, 2015, NEWCOMB HALL

The 15th annual huskey Graduate RESEARCH exhibition is a forum for graduate students to showcase research to uva students and faculty. Graduate students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Architecture are invited to present. exceptional presenters will be awarded cash prizes.

Thanks to presenters, audience members, judges, and volunteers for making the 2015 Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition a success!

Congratulations to the 2015 award recipients:

ORAL PRESENTATIONS – Morning Sessions

Session AM: Bugs and Biotech

1st Place: Sowmya Narayanan, Biomedical Sciences

2nd Place: Cheng Yang, Chemistry

3rd Place: Philip Tan, Biomedical Engineering

Session BM: War and Justice from Caesar to Nixon

1st Place: Ross Mittiga, Politics

2nd Place: Isaac May, Religious Studies

Session CM: House of Cards: Political Systems and Incentives

1st Place: Thomas Gray, Politics

2nd Place: Michael Poznansky, Politics and Sam Plapinger

3rd Place: Elizabeth Kaknes, Politics

Session DM: Physical Sciences and Math

1st Place: Trey Wenger, Astronomy

2nd Place: Lauren Bittle, Astronomy

Session EM: Physical Sciences and Math

1st Place: Shahin Iqbal, Physics

2nd Place: Alexander Morgan, Environmental Sciences

Session FM: Social and Behavioral Sciences

1st Place: Kelly Hoffman, Psychology

2nd Place: Brandon Ng, Psychology

3rd Place: David Dobolyi, Psychology

ORAL PRESENTATIONS – Afternoon Sessions

Session AA: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

1st Place: Jessica Harakal, Biomedical Sciences

2nd Place: Lindsey Brinton, Biomedical Sciences

3rd Place: Crystal Richardson, Biomedical Sciences

Session BA: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

1st Place: Charles Askew, Neuroscience

2nd Place: Tyler Santander, Psychology

3rd Place: Taylor Welsh, Biology

Session CA: Arts and Humanities

1st Place: Jill Martiniuk, Slavic Languages & Literatures

2nd Place: Alyssa Wang, East Asian Studies

Session DA: Arts and Humanities

1st Place: Gretchen York, English

2nd Place: Megan Bowen, Classics

3rd Place: Peter Moench, Classics

Session DA: Digital Humanities

1st Place: Brandon Walsh, English

Session EA: Physical Sciences and Math

1st Place: Monica McEntee, Chemistry

2nd Place: Loreto Barcos-Munoz, Astronomy

Session FA: Social and Behavioral Sciences

1st Place: Thomas Talhlem, Psychology

2nd Place: Calvin Lai, Psychology

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – Morning Sessions

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

1st Place: Laua Woo, Biomedical Engineering

2nd Place: Shehzad Thomas, Biomedical Sciences

3rd Place: Xin Yuan, Biology

Physical Sciences and Math

1st Place: Marissa Kieber, Chemistry / Kristen Jones, Astronomy

Social and Behavioral Sciences

1st Place: Audrey Wittrup, Psychology

POSTER PRESENTATIONS – Afternoon Sessions

Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1

1st Place: Jason Kuhn, Chemistry

2nd Place: Matthew Biggs, Biomedical Engineering

Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2

1st Place: Olga Askinazi, Biology / Jeff Atkins, Environmental Sciences

2nd Place: Thushani Nilaweera, Chemistry / Angie Morris, Biology Department / Paisley Trantham, Chemistry

Physical Sciences and Math

1st Place: Benjamin Vaughan, Chemistry / Jeffery Myers, Chemistry / Scott Ugrin, Chemistry

Social and Behavioral Sciences

1st Place: Alison Nagel, Psychology

2nd Place: Marissa Drell, Psychology

School of Architecture Poster Session

1st Place: Zhifei Cheng

2nd Place: Chunyao Xu

3rd Place: Jenna Harris and Mary McCall

 

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Information for guests and presenters:

A sample evaluation form for judges can be found here.

Please note:  Prize winners from previous years' exhibitions may not present research which is the same as or derivative of their previous winning presentations. Please submit only one application per person. The Huskey Exhibition is solely for research performed while a graduate student at UVa.

Questions? Concerns? Please send an email to the address: huskey.presenters@gmail.com