2016 Undergraduate Symposium Winners

Researchers presented posters at the event on Nov. 22. The symposium was open to undergraduate students from the VCU School of Engineering, including Dean’s Undergraduate Research Initiative (DURI) scholars.

1st Place

The Effects of Substrate Stiffness and ECM Protein Coating on Macrophage Activation

Emily Burtch1, Jefferson Overlin1, Kelly Hotchkiss1, René Olivares-Navarrete1

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University


2nd Place

Android Secure and Similar Application Recommendation and Analysis

Pulkit Rustgi1, Bahman Rashidi1, Carol Fung1, Bridget McInnes1

1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University


3rd Place

A Study on the Size and Shape Factors of Microscopic Particles

Zachary Ratliff1, Ibrahim Guven1

1Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University