CSU McNair Scholars

McNair Scholars

Mishgan AbdullahMishgan Abdullah

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maureen Whitford (Health Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aaron Severson (Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences)
Summer Research Project (2015): “Effect of accelerometer based feedback on paretic upper extremity amount of use and quantity of movement: A case study”
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

 

Cyna Abid

Cyna Abid

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Corinne Wheeler (Nursing)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Prof. Dawn Aliberti (Sociology)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

Nicholas GehlerNicholas Gehler

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ton van den Bogert (Mechanical Engineering)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jearl Walker (Physics)
Summer Research Project (2016): (Title Coming Soon)
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

 

Ma'Taya HammondMa'Taya Hammond

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ronnie Dunn (Urban Studies)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Melanie Gagich (English)
Summer Research Project (2017): “The 50 Year Commemoration of the Stokes Brothers: The Advent of Black Political Power in America”
Pursuing a B.A. in Sociology/Criminology

 

Angelica Houston

Angelica Houston

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Deborah Espy (Health Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Daniel Winkler (Gifted Education Program Coordinator) 
Summer Research Project: TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Biology

 
 

 

Casey IyasereCasey Iyasere

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeff Dean (Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donna Whyte (Black Studies)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Biology

 
 
Jammel McRaeJammel McRae

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Charles Alexander (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Mackey
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering

 

 

Taylor MooreTaylor Moore

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Myrita Wilhite (Speech and Hearing)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Prof. Lynn Deering (Theater and Dance)
Summer Research Project (2016): “Dialects, accents, and intelligence: A study on dialectical perceptions"
Pursuing a B.S. in Speech and Hearing

 

Nadet Najjar
Nadet Najjar

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrew Lammers (Health Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Meredith Bond (Dean of the College of Sciences and Health Professions)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

 

Uchechukwu ObiakoUchechukwu Obiako

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jorge Gatica (Chemical and Biomedical Engineering)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Krebs (Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences)
Summer Research Project (2015): (Title Coming Soon)
Pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

 

Michael OrtizMichael Ortiz

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Valentin Boerner (Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vania De Paoli (Chemistry)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Biology

 

Solomiya PushchakSolomiya Pushchak

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aaron Severson (Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ulrich Zurcher (Physics)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Biology

 

AichaAicha Quamine

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bin Su (Chemistry)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tama Engelking (World Languages, Literatures, and Culture)
Summer Research Project (2015): “Optimizing design and potency of diterpenic acid derivatives to improve cell membrane permeability and Hsp27 selective inhibition”
Pursuing a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

Victor RosaVictor Rosa

Discipline Faculty Mentor: TBA
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Patricia Burant (Communications)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

 

Asma SalehAsma Saleh

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Crystal Weyman (Biology)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Prof. Dawn Aliberti (Sociology)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Biology

 

Kim SchvederKim Schveder

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Linda Quinn (Mathematics)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rongjun Sun (Criminology, Anthropology, and Sociology)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Mathematics

 
 
Kia SmithKia Smith

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Valentin Gogonea (Chemistry)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Prof. Debbie Jackson (Teacher Education)
Summer Research Project (2015): “Nitrosylation of S100A8/A9 protein complex by inducible nitric oxide synthase”
Pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry

 
 
Celeste ThomasCeleste Thomas

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Myrita Wilhite (Speech and Hearing)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ilya Yaroslavsky (Psychology)
Summer Research Project (2014): “The effects of age if cochlear implantation on receptive and expressive language skills in congentially deaf children”
Pursuing a B.S. in Speech and Hearing

 
 
Jamil WilsonJamil Wilson

Discipline Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Krebs (Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences)
Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor: Prof. Michael Baumgartner (Music)
Summer Research Project (2017): TBA
Pursuing a B.S. in Biology