Congratulations to the Session Winners from the 2014 Student Research Day held Thursday, February 13th!SRD2014.jpg

 

Each winning first place presentation additionally wins a cash prize of $100 and the second place presentations win prizes of $50.

The overall winners who will represent CSU Dominguez Hills at the system-wide Twenty-Eighth Annual Student Research Competition can be viewed by clicking here.


Student Research Day 2014 Session Winners

Behavioral and Social Sciences I
1st Place

Melanie Kushida, Sociology
Cultural Priming as a Mechanism for Dance Interpretation: A Social Experiment
Faculty Mentor: Sohaila Shakib, Sociology

2nd Place

Destinie L. Thompson, Psychology
"An Assessment of Readability, Usability, and Audience Targeting of Internet-Based Anxiety Information"
Faculty Mentor: Leonardo Martinez, Chemistry


Behavioral and Social Sciences II
1st Place

Corina Diaz, Sociology
Beyond Illegal Dumping: A Study in Long Beach, California
Faculty Mentor: Clare Weber, Sociology

2nd Place            

Lupita Martinez, Psychology
Depression in Latinas and Caucasians at CSUDH: The influences of role conflict and acculturative stress on mental health
Faculty Mentor: Keisha Paxton, Psychology

 

Behavioral and Social Sciences III
1st Place

Geraldy Eisman, Chelsea McElwee, Walter Lopez, Victoria Moss, Psychology
Relationships Among Ethnicity, Early Childhood Factors And Neuropsychological Test Performance
Faculty Mentor: Tara Victor, Psychology

2nd Place

Hugh Leonard, Jose Lara-Ruiz, Psychology
Online Vanity Fair? A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Trait Narcissism, Usage Patterns, and Need Satisfaction of American and German Facebook Users
Faculty Mentor: Larry Rosen, Psychology


Behavioral and Social Sciences IV
1st Place

Aimee Miller, Psychology
The Construction and Validation of an Online Risk Behavior Scale
Faculty Mentor: Mark Carrier, Psychology

2nd Place

Abraham Ruiz, Psychology
The Impact of Text Messaging in the Classroom:
Proposing Metacognition as a Possible Moderator
Faculty Mentor: Louis Mark Carrier, Psychology


Behavioral and Social Sciences V
1st Place

Mario Castillo, Anthropology
Using Remote Sensing to model Deforestation:
The View from Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico.
Faculty Mentor: Janine Gasco, Anthropology

2nd Place

Marina Armendariz, Abraham Ruiz, Victoria vanTwist, Yessenia Magaña, Psychology
¿Que comes? Diabetes Related Eating Patterns Among At-Risk Latino College Students
Faculty Mentor: Silvia Santos, Psychology


Biological and Agricultural Sciences I
1st Place

Cesar Deleon, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Synthesis of [7.7] Para-Cyclophane Tetra-peptide Macrocycle
Faculty Mentor: Kenneth Rodriguez, Chemistry and Biochemistry

2nd Place

Kumar Tiger, Andrew Wood, Joan Oliva, Fawzia Bardag-Gorce, Biology
Autologous Cell Sheet Engineering for Biomedical Applications
Faculty Mentor: Laura Robles, Biology


Biological and Agricultural Sciences II
1st Place

Jose Perez, Biology
Anaerobic Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Bioremediation in Soil
Faculty Mentor: John Thomlinson, Biology

2nd Place

Jessica Sharpe, Microbiology
Rhizoremediation For PCB Contaminated Soils
Faculty Mentor: John Thomlinson, Biology


Business, Economics and Public Administration I
1st Place

Martin Simpson, Veronica Lepez, Computer Information Systems
Project Easy Med: Dignity and Ease in Pill Management
Faculty Mentor: Elvira Teller, Information Systems & Operations Management

2nd Place

Matthew Castellanos, Management
The first four years of college produces managers
but the business world needs CEOs instead.
Faculty Mentor: Natasa Christodoulidou, Management


Business, Economics and Public Administration II
1st Place

Karen Orellana, Public Administration
Leadership and Organizational Performance in the Public Sector
Faculty Mentor: Hugo Asencio, Public Administration

2nd Place

Karin Lopez, Julie To, Business Administration
No Longer Child's Play: Identifying the Minor Violent Video Game Player
Faculty Mentor: Charles Thomas, Accounting, Finance & Law


Computer Science and Computer Information Systems I
1st Place

Matthew Roesger, Brian Herrera, Rosalie Tallud, Computer Science
Mathematical modeling of an infectious disease in closed population.
Faculty Mentor: Antonia Boadi, Computer Science

2nd Place
(tie)

Kevin Daley, Computer Science
The use of a Raspberry Pi in control of an AUV Ballast System
Faculty Mentor: Antonia Boadi, Computer Science

2nd Place
(tie)

Jeremiah Hankins, Scotty Gomez, Computer Science
A Comparison of Geotagging Algorithms
Faculty Mentor: Antonia Boadi, Computer Science


Computer Science and Computer Information Systems II
1st PlaceSamori Price, Computer Science
Word Frequency Entity Correlation Data Visualization Application
Faculty Mentor: Antonia Boadi, Computer Science
2nd
Place

Boian Kolev, Computer Science
Investigations into Effective Electronic Countermeasures for Wireless interference
Faculty Mentor: Antonia Boadi, Computer Science


Creative Arts I
1st Place

Alejandra Palacios, Gustavo Luna, Art and Design
Intextication: Driving While Texting
Faculty Mentor: Michele Bury, Art and Design

2nd Place

Alfonso Lomeli Jr, Benjamin Vo, Art and Design
HOPE: Homeless Outreach Promoting Empathy
Faculty Mentor: Michele Bury, Art and Design


Creative Arts II
1st Place

Zachary Barton, Max Cisneros, Ana Elias, Art and Design
Hearts For The Arts
Faculty Mentor: Michele Bury, Art and Design

2nd Place

Kelly McBride, Studio Art
The Reciprocity of Art
Faculty Mentor: Gilah Hirsch, Art and Design


Health, Nutrition and Clinical Science I
1st Place

Paula Ranson, Nursing
Improving Glycemic Control Among Incarcerated Men
Faculty Mentor: Lauren Outland, Nursing

2nd Place
(tie)

Casey Cho, Health Science
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: Comparing Relative Strength in Relation To Parental Support and Control
Faculty Mentor: Enrique Ortega, Health Science

2nd
Place
(tie)

Michelle Manning, Health Science
The Correlation between Religiosity and Behavioral Domains among Italian Adolescents
Faculty Mentor: Enrique Ortega, Health Science


Health, Nutrition and Clinical Science II
1st Place 

Leah Brustman, Annie Bravo, Raymond Hernandez, Occupational Therapy
Collaboration between Teachers and Occupational Therapists in a School-Based Setting: A Phenomenology
Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

2nd Place

Leah Fry, Justine Escobar, Debby Askarinam, Occupational Therapy
Living with Chronic Pain: A Phenomenological Study
of Individuals with Rheumatic Conditions
Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy


Health, Nutrition and Clinical Science III
1st Place

Sara Ho, Vanessa Ladson, Jessica Lam, Occupational Therapy
Transition to College for African-American Males: A Narrative Analysis
Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

2nd
Place

Jessica Obenberger, Laura Perez, Natasha Wolhein, Occupational Therapy
A Narrative Analysis Exploring Individuals' Lived Experience of Chronic Pain Over Time
Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

 

Health, Nutrition and Clinical Science IV
1st Place

Cassandra Hudson, Rachel Jao, Meghan Moss, Jacqueline Sanchez,
Occupational Therapy

Adaptation in Adolescents and Young Adults with Spinal Cord Injury:
A Mechanism for Change
Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

2nd
Place

So Young (Lydia) Choi, Stacey Seidman Conchelos, Christine Ebrahim, Occupational Therapy
Health Aging within a Chorus Organization: An Ethnography of Sweet Adelines International
Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

 

Humanities and Letters I
1st Place

Bonnie McKenzie, History
Boy Scouts of America: Good for God, Good for Business
F
aculty Mentor: Erica Verba, History

2nd
Place

Ingrid Steiner, HUX
William Byrd II: Portrait Collector
Faculty Mentor: Kirstin Ellsworth, Art and Design

 

Humanities and Letters II
1st Place

Jazmin V. Escobar, Chicana/o Studies
A Fat Chicana’s History: Reclaiming Social Constructs of Body Image, Sex, and Abortion
Faculty Mentor: Corina Benavides Lopez, Chicana/o Studies

2nd
Place

Amanda Reyes, English: Rhet & Comp
Drifting through Composition: What does Space have to do with it?
Faculty Mentor: David Sherman, English

 

Humanities and Letters III
1st Place

James Lloyd McIntosh, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
Food Not Bombs: Is Giving Away Free Food an Act of Domestic Terrorism?
Faculty Mentor: Margaret Manning, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

2nd
Place

Amany Bishara, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
The Role of Peace Education in Transforming Divided Nation; Case Study: Egypt
Faculty Mentor: Nancy Erbe, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

 

Physical and Mathematical Sciences I
1st Place

Warren Nanney, Chemistry
Cost effective ion selective electrodes from metal-azo complexes
Faculty Mentor: Barbara Belmont, Chemistry

2nd
Place

Jeff Guevara, Melissa Blacketer, Jose Venegas, Physics
Detector R&D for Free and Bound Neutron Oscillation and Annihilation at NNbarX
Faculty Mentor: Kenneth Ganezer, Physics

 

Physical and Mathematical Sciences II
1st Place

Eddie Banuelos-Casillas, Physics
ClaRA: The CLAS12 Reconstruction and Analysis framework
Faculty Mentor: John Price , Physics

2nd
Place

Victor Bell, Chemistry
Developing Live Imaging Techniques to Analyze Early Stages of Lung Tumor Formation
Faculty Mentor: Kenneth Rodriguez, Chemistry

 

Poster Presentations, Morning Session
1st Place

Olivia Garcia, Alexander Puyot, Kinesiology and Recreation
The Concurrent Validity of Arterial Blood Oxygen Saturation Measurements: A Preliminary Analysis of an iPad Pulse Oximeter and Traditional Pulse Oximeter using Bluetooth.
Faculty Mentor: Scott Cheatham, Kinesiology & Recreation

2nd
Place

Vernadine De Jesus, Psychology
Personality on Parent Child Communication About Sex in African American and Hispanics
Faculty Mentor: Carl Sneed, Psychology

 

Poster Presentations, Afternoon Session
1st Place

Taline Shishoian, Biology
Disrupted Gene Expression In Human Cerebral Cavernous Malformations
Faculty Mentor: Rebecca Stockton, Pediatrics; LABioMed

2nd
Place

Joseph Luevanos, Efrian Carlin, David Romberg, Business Administration
Holy Trinity Compensation Research Report
Faculty Mentor: Thomas Norman, Business Administration, Management & Marketing