West Virginia Wesleyan College

Department of Physics and Engineering

 

Student Presentations at Conferences

 

 

Mid-Atlantic

Undergraduate Research Conference

March 22, 2013

 

Senior research presentations

Thomas BartlemanScale model oscillating water column

Casey DefibaughEfficiency of a solar panel

Matthew EdwardsNon-lethal kinetic ammunition

Thomas HoltschneiderBoron neutron capture therapy

Derek JohnsonFootfall energy harvesting

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Russell GillespieHyperfine atomic structure

Amy HeinStudying Earth’s core from 250 miles up

Miranda LincicomeThe evolution of the Cassiopeia A

Jacob PoldruhiTrash to supply-gas research

Casey RowlandRutherford backscattering

Colby StanleyOur first picosatellite system

Presentations of research supported by a SURE grant

Andrew FergusonLaser dye fluorescence

Matthew SpicerImpurity diffusion in solids

Jacob WilsonCell kill rates in HT1080 cancer cells

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Mid-Atlantic

Undergraduate Research Conference

March 16, 2012

 

Senior research presentations

Rachel Haas—Lift and drag of an airfoil

Wesley Marsh—Internal combustion efficiency

Chera Rogers—Neutron analysis

Denny Vincent—Fracking fluids

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Dillon Huffman—Raman spectroscopy

Jacob Poldruhi—Magnetic hysteresis

Brandon PurkeyMechanical chaos

Presentations of research supported by a SURE grant

Thomas Holtschneider—Proton beam reactions

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American Association of Physics Teachers Appalachian Section

October 14, 2011

 

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Andrew KnottsMarcellus natural gas extraction

Presentations of research supported by NSF

Jacob Wilson—Nuclear quadrupole resonance

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Mid-Atlantic

Undergraduate Research Conference

March 18, 2011

 

Senior research presentations

Kyle Allard—Pulsed Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Jerry CaligiureGravitation and the Pioneer Anomaly

Heather GraffiusKelvin’s thunderstorm

Wes Hughes—Raman spectroscopy of polymers

Jason Jackson—Hydroelectric turbine efficiency

Devon Miller—Pulsejet engine

Robert Powell—Compressed air power

Joe Satterfield—The proper motion of a neutron star

Michael Scruggs—Radioactive materials in the environment

Kate Turner—Production of copper-61

 

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American Physical Society

Marietta, Ohio

October 9, 2010

 

Presentations of research supported by Ledford

Robert Vollmerhausen—The hyperfine structure of lithium

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Mid-Atlantic

Undergraduate Research Conference

March 12, 2010

 

Presentations of research supported by Ledford

Robert Vollmerhausen—A small diameter radio telescope

Scott Roberts—Polymeric and silicon-type photovoltaics

Taiyo Hayashi—Hydrogen fuel cells

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American Association of Physics Teachers Appalachian Section

October 17, 2009

 

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Wes Marsh—Simulation of a supernova collapse

Taiyo Hayashi—Hydrogen fuel cells

Presentations of research supported by NSF

Heather GraffiusBeat frequency oscillator at CEBAF

Mike Murphy—Nuclear quadrupole resonance

Bobby Powell—Wein filter at CEBAF

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Mid-Atlantic

Undergraduate Research Conference

March 13, 2009

 

Senior research presentation

Phil McElfreshElectric eel stimulation of heart tissue

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Kyle Allard—Optical tweezers in nanotechnology

Jackie Queen—Radiation from active galactic sources

Josh MullenaxGeothermal energy and thermoelectricity

Bobby Powell—Hyperfine structure of lithium

Presentations of research supported by NSF

Mike Murphy—Robinson marginal oscillator

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American Association of Physics Teachers Appalachian Section

October 24, 2008

 

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Josh MullenaxMapping caves with low frequency sound Phil McElfreshCosmic rays in a cloud chamber

 Scott Roberts—Raman scattering in polymers

Presentations of research supported by NSF

Jackie Queen—Nuclear quadrupole resonance

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Mid-Atlantic

Undergraduate Research Conference

March 12, 2008

 

Senior research presentation

Duncan Oliver—Raman scattering in superconductors

Presentations of research supported by NASA

Phil McElfreshCosmic rays in a cloud chamber

Josh MullenaxGeothermal energy and thermoelectricity

Bobby Powell—Hyperfine structure of lithium

Presentations of research supported by NSF

Jackie Queen—Robinson marginal oscillator

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