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H-LSAMP Scholar Activities

Crockett Science Fair
Ledet ACS Award
Senior Design Day
FAll 2016 UNICEF
SACNAS
Jennifer Ream - Honors College Undergraduate Research Day
DHS Summer Research
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Advancing program goals through....

Specialized Knowledge: STEM degree achievement; undergraduate research; faculty mentoring; science student organizations; academic and professional conferences

Broad, Integrated Knowledge & Intellectual Skills: interdisciplinary seminars; Common Experience events; Science Café book discussion group: G.O.A.L. group-oriented achievement and learning activities

High Impact Learning: summer REUs; internships; job shadowing; teaching; peer tutoring; business and career skills development

Civic and Community Engagement: campus and community volunteer service; science student organization leadership and projects

 


Fall 2016 - Summer 2017


RESEARCH

Research Focus: Performing operations on the HackRF transceiver 
Scholar: Yusuf Agoro, electrical engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Harold Stern

Research Focus: Programming a multi-cycle computer processor unit (CPU)
Scholar: Yusuf Agoro, electrical engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Semih Aslan

Research Focus: Security Aspects in Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems
Scholar: Darryl Balderas, electrical engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Mina Guirguis

Research Focus: Error Detection in FEV runs 
Scholar: Darryl Balderas, electrical engineering
Research Supervisor: Mr. Nathan Peterson, Intel

Research Focus: Convolutional Neural Network-based Learning Algorithm for Robot Welding
Scholar: Emily Beaudoin, electrical engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Fred Chen

Research Focus: Communications Systems and Real World Applications with Bebop 2 Drone
Scholar: David Crowe, computer science
Research Supervisor: Dr. Mina Guirguis

Research Focus: Comparing synthesis of inorganic compounds through a long heat duration versus a fast laser synthesis and comparing on X-ray diffraction
Scholar: Ananda Diener, chemistry
Research Supervisor: Dr. Ben Martin

Research Focus: Ever-GREEN - Renewable Energy Cost Calculations and Simulations
Scholar: Manuel Garcia, manufacturing engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Bahram Asiabanpour

Research Focus: Analysis of large gene networks using R programming language to determine specific genetic markers in order to diagnose cancer cells more effectively. 
Scholar: Gabriel Hurtado, computer science & applied mathematics
Research Supervisor: Dr. Habil Zare

Research Focus: Focus: Synthetic Efforts towards Terminal Borylene Complexes
Scholar: Anthony Ledet, chemistry & microbiology
Research Supervisor: Dr. Todd Hudnall

Research Focus: DNA Repair Rescue of yKu70 exo1 Mutants to Characterize the exo1 Repair in the Absence of yKu70
Scholar: Jennifer Ream, biochemistry
Research Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Lewis

Research Focus: IoT Research on Power Consumption
Scholar: Michael Rodriguez, biochemistry
Research Supervisor: Dr. William Stapleton

Research Focus: Ever-GREEN - Economic Analysis
Scholar: Anthony Solano, industrial engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Bahram Asiabanpour

Research Focus: The Impact of Preferred Mixing on the Sexual Transmission of ZIKV at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Scholar: Hailey Stirneman, applied mathematics
Research Supervisor: Dr. Baojun Song

Research Focus: Ever-GREEN - Simulation Software
Scholar: Daniel Valle, electrical engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Bahram Asiabanpour

Research Focus: Single Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand
Scholar: Karina Yanez, industrial engineering
Research Supervisor: Dr. Clara Novoa

Research Focus: Fall detection application using smart watch sensor
Scholar:  Brock Yarbrough, computer science
Research Supervisor:  Dr. Anne Ngu 


CONFERENCES

ACS American Chemical Society National Conference
ASBMB American Society for Biochemists and Molecular Biologists
CGI Three Day
Foundry Educational Foundation Conference
Great Minds in STEM National Conference

Materials Science & Technology Conference
NCUWM Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math
NSBE National Society of Black Engineers Regional & National Conference

NobccHE National Organizaton for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
Purdue Big Ten + Graduate School Expo
SACNAS Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science
SHPE Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Conference
SWE Society for Women in Engineering National Conference
Texas State University Leadership Institute Conference
Texas State University Honors College Undergraduate Research Conference


Summer '17 NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates

David Crowe (computer science) – Michigan State REU
Gabriel Hurtado (computer science) – Texas State University CS REU & HSI Impact REU 
Madisen Weaver (manufacturing engineering)  – Clemson University REU


Summer '17 STEM Internships

Emily Beaudoin (electrical engineering) –  ResponderX, College Station TX
Manuel Garcia (manufacturing engineering) - Apogee, Austin TX
Laura Godinez (computer science) – IBM, Portland OR
Cassie Krapfl (industrial engineering) – Infineon, Munich GER
Peter Osemwegie (electrical engineering) - Dell, Austin TX
Anthony Solano (industrial engineering)  - CMC, Seguin TX
Daniel Valle (electrical engineering) – NASA, Houston TX


STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, PROJECTS, VOLUNTEER SERVICE


American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Foundry Society (AFS)
Black Health Professions Organization (BHPO)
Crockett Elementary School Science Fair
Hernandez Elementary School Volunteer Readers
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) 
Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES)
Math Honor Society (Pi Mu Epsilon)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Society for Women in Engineering (SWE)
Society of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Texas State University Biochemistry Club
Texas State University Bobcat Build
Texas State University Black Health Professions Organization
Texas State University Honors Student Association
Texas State University Women in Mathematics Club
Texas State University Medical Explorers
Texas State University Pre-Med/Pre-Dent Society
Texas State University WISE Conference EXPO