Students doing research

 

The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Tyler Richey-Yowell Characterizing Short Period Eclipsing Binaries in the Field of NGC 2362
Conference: 2017 European Southern Observatory Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Catrina Hamilton-Drager

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Natalie Griffin Ferris Double-slit interference using one beam of a quantum-entangled light source
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
David Jackson
Justin Tyler Gardner Upgrading the Britton Observatory at Dickinson College: Installation of a new CCD and filter wheel assembly, and the automation of observatory routines
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Jacob Alexander Grant A Sudden Change in Amplitude of V723 Cas
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Jacob Alexander Grant The Mystery Behind the Increasing Brightness of GM Ori
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle
Jiahao Han Exotic Chaos: Exploring the Correlated Dynamics of Coupled Logistic Map Circuits
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
Megan Jeanne Hansen Experimental analysis and theoretical projection of greenhouse thermal performance following installation of a solar air heater and phase-change material-based heat storage device
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Sean H Jones Exotic Chaos: Exploring the Correlated Dynamics of Coupled Logistic Map Circuits
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
Michael Johnathan Kmetz Does the Bloch theorem of quantum mechanics apply in analogous hydrodynamic systems?
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Stephen Strickland
Elijah Laue A Comprehensive Solar Air Heater Research Station for the New Senior Capstone Experience.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Hieu Dang Minh Le Construction of a Comprehensive Catalogue of Possible Cosmic Topologies
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 7
Laura Watson
Hongyi Li Interference with Incoherent Sources
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Brett Pearson
Michelle Chloe Orden Modeling the Cooling of Pillow Lavas and their Fracture Patterns
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Benjamin Edwards,Hans Pfister
Tyler Richey-Yowell In Search of Stellar Music: Finding Pulsators for the TESS Mission
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Windsor Morgan
Tyler Richey-Yowell Characterizing Short Period Eclipsing Binaries in the Field of NGC 2362
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Cameron Charles William Ruhl Complexity from Simplicity: Observations of the Nonlinear Dynamics of Driven, Vertically Hanging Chains
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
Kevin Joseph Skowronski Exotic Chaos: Exploring the Correlated Dynamics of Coupled Logistic Map Circuits
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposiu
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
Henry Thomas Swanson Simulating the Orbital Dynamics of Accretion
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle,Michael Skalak
Troy Edward Thornton A Comprehensive Solar Air Heater Research Station for the New Senior Capstone Experience.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Emily C Whitaker Where do Particles of Different Sizes Accumulate on Gravity-Capillary Waves?
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Stephen Strickland
Emily C Whitaker Small Scale Biogas for Energy Sustainability and Education
Conference: 2016 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Matthew Steiman

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Matthew Carl Brinckerhoff Photometric observations of an eclipsing binary in NGC 2362
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Christopher Brandon Fritz Synchronization in Networks of Electrical Self-Oscillators
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Nicole Elizabeth Fronsdahl Investigation of the conversion efficiency and output power of a gridded solar air heater on mass flow rate and grid number
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Justin Tyler Gardner Determining Rotation Periods of Stars in the Young Cluster NGC 2129
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Elon Isaac Gordon Design, Construction, and Analysis of a Singly Glazed Solar Air Heater with Matrix Absorber and Unique Air Flow.
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister
Sean H Jones Solar air heater enhanced biogas digester
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister,Matthew Steiman
Kyle Lewis Liss Numerical simulations of high-dimensional mode-coupling models in molecular dynamics
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Hanyu Ma Experimental studies of synchronization in coupled wien-bridge oscillators
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English,David Mertens
Maxwell McLearn Patterson Standardizing planetarium displays for introductory astronomy courses
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle
John James Root Investigation of the conversion efficiency and output power of a gridded solar air heater on mass flow rate and grid number
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Angel Shiwakoti NSF: Interactive Video Vignettes
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Priscilla Laws
Kevin Joseph Skowronski Synchronization in Networks of Electrical Self-Oscillators
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Adrian Fitch Stone Light pollution in Carlisle: Characterization and analysis
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle
Emily C Whitaker Soil water content sensors as a method of measuring lake ice depth.
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Emily C Whitaker Solar air heater enhanced biogas digester
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive CommitteeScience Executive Committee
Hans Pfister,Matthew Steiman
Emily C Whitaker Soil Water Content Sensors as a Method of Measuring Ice Depth
Conference: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Benjamin Edwards
Zephram Cochran Wolf CCD photometry calibration
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle
Zhuwei Zeng Light pollution in Carlisle: Characterization and analysis
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Marc Julien Besson Stability and Intrinsic Localized Mode Formation on Ferromagnetic Lattices
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
Prasad Shivani Bommana The Physics of Perpetual Motion Tops
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Michal James Burgunder Chladni Figures
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Michal James Burgunder Modeling Land Surface Temperatures and Carbon Cycles using MATLAB
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Andrew William Chen Modelling Polar Processes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Andrew William Chen Demonstrations in Ultrasound Imaging Concepts for Undergraduate Students
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Raheem Ahmed Chowdhury A Basic Model of the Atmosphere
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Raheem Ahmed Chowdhury The Physics of Perpetual Motion Tops
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Natalie Griffin Ferris Optimizing collimator head angle to minimize radiation therapy treatment time
Number of Weeks: 8
Nicholas Krzysztof Formus Getting to the End of Things
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Christopher Brandon Fritz A Basic Model of the Atmosphere
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Devin McDonald Gaby Global Climate Model Prediction of Ocean Temperature and Carbon Levels
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Devin McDonald Gaby The Falling Chimney: An Analysis of the Internal Dynamics of a Rotating Structure
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Justin Tyler Gardner Modeling Land Surface Temperatures and Carbon Cycles using MATLAB
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Jiahao Han "Multi-frequency and edge breathers in the discrete sine-Gordon system via subharmonic driving: Theory, computation and experiment,"
Lars English
Jiahao Han Experimental exploration of multi-frequency intrinsic localized modes in pendulum chains with subharmonic driving
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Marie Joann Holden .756 Lilliana: An Astronomical Controversy
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle,Windsor Morgan,Catrina Hamilton-Drager,Brett Pearson
Sean H Jones Updated Videos for Analysis in Introductory Physics
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 4
Brett Pearson
Emily Carolyn Kaplita Precollege experiences shape attitudes of science
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 3
David Reed
Benjamin Joseph Kimock Nonlinear modes and topologically stabilized excitations in ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic sheets
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
William Hardy Kochtitzky Modelling Polar Processes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Benjamin Foster Koltz Solar Radiation Input for a Global Climate Model
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Benjamin Foster Koltz Development and Implementation of New Data Program and Analysis Programs for the Michael L. Britton 24-inch Telescope
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Megan Elaine Layman Global Climate Model Prediction of Ocean Temperature and Carbon Levels
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Hanyu Ma Mu2e
Number of Weeks: 8
Robert William MacKenna The Falling Chimney: An Analysis of the Internal Dynamics of a Rotating Structure
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Maxwell McLearn Patterson Global Climate Model Prediction of Ocean Temperature and Carbon Levels
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Tyler Louis Ralston Dependence of the Efficiency of a Gridded Solar Air Heater on the Mass Flow Rate
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Physics & Astronomy
Hans Pfister
Tyler Richey-Yowell Updated Videos for Analysis in Introductory Physics
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Jackson
John James Root Modeling Land Surface Temperatures and Carbon Cycles using MATLAB
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Katherine Anne Roy Beam steering of Ultrasound Using Phased Arrays
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Katherine Anne Roy Demonstrations in Ultrasound Imaging Concepts for Undergraduate Students
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Angel Shiwakoti NSF: Interactive Video Vignettes
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Priscilla Laws
Juntian Tao NSF: Interactive Video Vignettes
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Priscilla Laws
Emily C Whitaker Kinetic Energy Study of Wisconsin Lake Ecosytems
Number of Weeks: 8
Zephram Cochran Wolf Solar Radiation Input for a Global Climate Model
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Zhuwei Zeng A Basic Model of the Atmosphere
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Reed
Zhuwei Zeng Experimental study of synchronization of coupled electrical self-oscillators and comparison to the Sakaguchi-Kuramoto model
Lars English

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sophia Ilyssa Acevedo An Attempt To Observe Twin Photon Ghost Interference
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Jackson
Elias McGarvey Blumenthal Dependence of the Conversion Efficiency of a Gridded Solar Air Heater on Mass Flow Rate and Grid Number
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Justin Douglas Brown Observations of Under-Observed RR Lyrae Star: GM Orionis
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Robert Boyle
Justin Robert Kiehne Experimental and Theoretical Characterization Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of a Latent Heat Storage Device
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Benjamin Joseph Kimock Dependence of the Conversion Efficiency of a Gridded Solar Air Heater on Mass Flow Rate and Grid Number
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Ryan Irwin Lane The Evolution of the Cataclysmic Variable V723 Cassiopeia
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Olivia Thomas Lanes An Attempt To Observe Twin Photon Ghost Interference
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Jackson
Yike Li-Eng Characterization of Ultrashort laser pulses using two-photon absorption photodiodes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Brett Pearson
Kylie Marie Logan Dependence of the Conversion Efficiency of a Gridded Solar Air Heater on Mass Flow Rate and Grid Number
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Shane Karl Mitchell Experimental and Theoretical Characterization Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of a Latent Heat Storage Device
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Tyler Louis Ralston Investigation of the Effect of Glazing on the Conversion Efficiency of A Gridded Solar Air Heater
Supported by: PPG Foundation (Grant Matching)
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister
John James Root Dependence of the Conversion Efficiency of a Gridded Solar Air Heater on Mass Flow Rate and Grid Number
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Byron Robert Tannous Autonomous Heliostat Design for Natural Room Lighting
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Michael A Vecchio Autonomous Heliostat Design for Natural Room Lighting
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister
Zhuwei Zeng A simple experimental spontaneously synchronizing phase oscillator circuit
Conference: Mid-Atlantic American Physical Society Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
David Mertens
Zhuwei Zeng Experimental Verification of the Subpopulation Approach to the Finite Kuramoto Model
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Mertens

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Raheem Ahmed Chowdhury NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College - Research on Solar Air Heater, Flywheel Energy Storage Device, and Sponge Resistor Analogy
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister
Samuel Livingston Kelly Department of Homeland Security H-STEM Programm: Automatic Software Flaw Detection via Static Analysis
Supported by: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Number of Weeks: 8
Justin Robert Kiehne Surface Acoustic Waves in Recombinase Polymerase Amplification
Supported by: BioNems Lab, Penn State
Number of Weeks: 9
Benjamin Joseph Kimock Analysis of Observations of KH 15D Obtained with the Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Benjamin Joseph Kimock Rotation Rates and Radii of Young Stars in the Cluster NGC 2362
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Ryan Irwin Lane Using Fermi LAT Data to Probe the Interstellar Cosmic Ray Spectrum
Supported by: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Number of Weeks: 7
Shane Karl Mitchell NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Visible Light Refraction in Opal Photonic Crystals
Supported by: University of Texas at Brownsville
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael A Vecchio NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael A Vecchio Piezoelectric Prototype Mirror Fabrication for NASA SMART-X Telescope
Supported by: Pennsylvania University department of Material Science
Number of Weeks: 5

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Melia Elizabeth Bonomo NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Exploration in the Laser Teaching Center
Supported by: National Science Foundation (NSF) REU Program, SUNY Stonybrok
Number of Weeks: 8
Morgan Michelle Cheatham A Hohlraum Receiver for a Sun-tracking Concentrating Solar Collector
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Hans Pfister

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mauro David Lifschitz Arribio NSF-PFI/ITN - Seed/Assistance Funding for Faculty Research with Commercial Partners: Development of a Energy Efficient and Versatile Distributed Illumination System
Supported by: National Science Foundation - PFI/ITN
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Kristen Ann Recine Modeling the Evolution of the Cataclysmic Variable System V723 Cas
Conference: n/a
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Catrina Hamilton-Drager

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Matthew Jude Murray Pulse Shaping for Enhanced Discrimination in Multiphoton Microscopy
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Brett Pearson
Samuel George Wheeler Experimental Study of Backwards-Wave Solitons in an Electrical Lattice
Conference: American Physical Society (APS) April Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Lars English

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Anubhav Mohan Rotational Velocities, Radii, and Spectral types of Pre-main Sequence Stars in NGC 2362
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Ritwik Kumar Niyogi Synchronization and Hebbian Learning in a Network of Coupled Neural Phase Oscillators
Conference: 2009 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Lars English
Ritwik Kumar Niyogi Synchronization and Hebbian Learning in a Network of Coupled Neural Phase Oscillators
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lars English
Kristen Ann Recine Extending the Timeline for Angular Momentum Evolution: What Role Do Disks Play in Regulating Stellar Rotation at 5 Myr?
Supported by: NASA-National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Number of Weeks: 8
Catrina Hamilton-Drager

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mara Eugenia Roze Anderson Nonlinear Localization and Pattern Formation in Two-Dimensional Electrical Lattices
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Daniel Harrison Barnak Generation of lattice solitons via modulational instability in discrete electronic transmission lines
Supported by: Research Corp for Science Advancement
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Zachary Lee Carson Biological Imaging with Ultrafast Lasers
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Brett Pearson
Francis Joseph Cressotti Extending the Timeline for Angular Momentum Evolution: What Role Do Disks Play in Regulating Stellar Rotation at 5 Myr?
Supported by: NASA-National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Number of Weeks: 6
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Colin Stewart Dew-Becker Fractal Dimension Analysis of Ferrfluid Shapes in a Hele-Shaw Cell
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Jackson
Kaloyan Vasilev Todorov Fractal Dimension Analysis of Ferrofluid Shapes in a Hele-Shaw Cell
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Jackson

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Ritoban Basu Thakur Generation of lattice solitons via modulational instability in discrete electronic transmission lines
Supported by: Research Corp for Science Advancement
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Ritoban Basu Thakur Generation of lattice solitons via modulational instability in discrete electronic transmission lines
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Benjamin Stephen Cooper Time Resolved Non-Linear Spin Resonance
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Narelle J Deatherage Hillier, N.J. and Jackson, D.P. Width of a Ferrofluid Finger: Hysteresis and a Double Energy Minimum, Physical Review E, 75, 036314, 2007.
David Jackson
James Michael Diodato Determining Rotation Periods of the Stars in NGC 2362: Extending the Timeline for Angular Momentum Evolution
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Catrina Hamilton-Drager
Nickolas Evagelou Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Martin Werner Wagner Time Resolved Non-Linear Spin Resonance
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee

2006

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Michael Gardner Deceglie The Computer Generation of Holographic Optical Tweezers
Conference: Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Keith Krise
Sean Michael Diamond Design and Construction of a Sun-Tracking Solar Heat Exchanger
Supported by: PA CREDC-Capitol Regional Economic Development Council
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister
Nickolas Evagelou Development of Experiments for a Project Centered Course in Electronics based on the Design and Construction of a Sustainable Solar Powered LED Lighting System
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Kerry Browne
Elizabeth Louise Foster Pfister, Hans and Bouzarth, E.L., Helicity Conservation Under Reidemeister Moves, American Journal of Physics, Vol. 74, pg. 141 ff, February 2006.
Hans Pfister
Ryan Alan Stearrett Engineering plane-wave dispersion curves to study different nonlinear instabilities leading to pattern formation in electrical transmission lines
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Ritoban Basu Thakur Exploring Pattern Formation in Two Nonlinear Lattices
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Jennifer Lynn Connelly Boyle, Robert, Morgan, W.A., Drake, J. and Connelly, J.L. The Michael Britton Observatory of Dickinson College, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 36, #151.10, 205, 2005.
Robert Boyle
Matthew Dackman Gridless Ion Propulsion: A New Design for a Closed Drift Hall Plasma Thruster
Conference: Innoventure 2005
Richard Lindsey,Hans Pfister
Michael Jon Ditzler A Solar Powered Stirling Engine: Pollution-Free Energy Co-production.
Conference: Innoventure 2007
Hans Pfister
Jonathan Sheehan Drake Boyle, Robert, Morgan, W.A., Drake, J. and Connelly, J.L. The Michael Britton Observatory of Dickinson College, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 36, #151.10, 205, 2005.
Robert Boyle
Evan Cowling Howlett Exploring Pattern Formation in Two Nonlinear Lattices
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Brett Matthew McGeehan Gridless Ion Propulsion: A New Design for a Closed Drift Hall Plasma Thruster
Conference: Innoventure 2005
Richard Lindsey,Hans Pfister
Brandon Todd Tirrell A Solar Powered Stirling Engine: Pollution-Free Energy Co-production.
Conference: Innoventure 2006
Hans Pfister

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Linnea Nicole Engstrom Feedback and Pattern Formation in Electrical Transmission Lines
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Lars English
Christopher D Kerestes n/a
Conference: American Association of Physics Teacher

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Elizabeth Louise Foster Helicity Conservation Under Reidemeister Moves
Conference: Student Science Research Symposium
Hans Pfister

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Michelle Lynn Edwards Boyle, Robert, Lauber, M., McFarland, K.L., Edwards, M.L. , Morgan, W.A., Laws, P.W., Smith, T.S. and Zamkoff, E.B. New Astronomy Facilities for Dickinson College, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 33, 725, 2001.
Robert Boyle
Sean Michael Finnegan An Azimuthally Uniform Design of a Closed Drift Thruster
Conference: Central Pennsylvania Area Astronomers Meeting
Hans Pfister
Kelly Lynn McFarland Boyle, Robert, Lauber, M., McFarland, K.L., Edwards, M.L. , Morgan, W.A., Laws, P.W., Smith, T.S. and Zamkoff, E.B. New Astronomy Facilities for Dickinson College, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 33, 725, 2001.
Robert Boyle
Matthew Thomas Welker Jackson, D.P. and Welker, M.T. Measuring and Modeling Cosmic Ray Showers with an MBL System: An Undergraduate Project, American Journal of Physics, 69, 896, 2001.
David Jackson
Emily Beth Zamkoff Boyle, Robert, Lauber, M., McFarland, K.L., Edwards, M.L. , Morgan, W.A., Laws, P.W., Smith, T.S. and Zamkoff, E.B. New Astronomy Facilities for Dickinson College, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 33, 725, 2001.
Robert Boyle

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Michael Christian Bartosiewicz n/a
Supported by: Dana Research Internship (Pre-R&D)
Number of Weeks: 26
Scott Franklin
Darryl Andrew Hamm Modeling of Current Disruptions in a Laboratory Plasm
Conference: 5th Annual Centennial Conference Student Research Colloquium
Hans Pfister
Maya Faye Keller n/a
Supported by: Dana Research Internship (Pre-R&D)
Number of Weeks: 26
John Luetzelschwab
Jeffrey C Kendellen The Physics of Drafting Between Two Competitive Swimmers
Conference: 5th Annual Centennial Conference Student Research Colloquium
Richard Lindsey,Hans Pfister

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kelly Lynn McFarland X-Ray and Optical Properties of X Persei
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Windsor Morgan

1995

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Joel Todd Schwendemann Research Corp-Pfister 1995
Supported by: Research Corp for Science Advancement
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister

1993

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Brian William Motter Investigation of the Merging Mechanisms of Filamentary Plasma Currrents
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jeremy Dane Wachtel Interaction of a Plasma Current with a Stationary Axial Current
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Hans Pfister

1991

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Stephanie Ellis Williams Adsorption of 222 Rn by open-faced and barrier charcoal canisters in the presence of different temperatures and humidities
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Luetzelschwab

1990

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Karen Lewis Hirsch Observations of 13.5 micron rotation-vibration lines of SiS in IRC 10216
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Robert Boyle
Andrew Joseph Wayne Parallel Parsing Techniques
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Ann Hill

1989

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Karen Lewis Hirsch High Resolution Astronomical Infrared Spectroscopy
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Robert Boyle