NSF LSAMP/CAMP Participants

Roman Diaz

August 28, 2019
ROMAN DIAZ, Senior, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jae Wan Park, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering   
Graduate Student Mentor:  Joseph Lecap
Research Title: Turning a New Leaf with Second-Life Battery Packs
Hometown: Coachella, CA
Three words to describe me: intellectual, determined, kind

What are your future plans and/or goals?

Eroz Fabian

August 28, 2019
EROZ FABIAN, Senior, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jae Wan Park, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Graduate Student Mentor:  Joseph Lecap
Research Title: Energy Storage Using Second Life Battery Packs
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Three words to describe me: diligent, determined, calm

What are your future plans and/or goals?

I plan to continue doing research during the school year and obtain an internship for the summer.

Midori Huapaya-Renbarger

August 28, 2019
MIDORI HUAPAYA-RENBARGER, Junior, Mechanical Engineering, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Maury Hull, Orthopedics and Biomechanics   
Post Doc Mentor: Dr. Anne Haudenschild
Research Title: Kinematic Alignment Restores Healthy Joint Motion during Dynamic Activity
Hometown: Ventura, CA
Three words to describe me: innovative, empathetic, driven

What are your future plans and/or goals?

Juan Lopez

August 28, 2019
JUAN LOPEZ, Senior, Chemical Engineering, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dong Yu, Physics
Graduate Student Mentor:  Luke McClintock
Research Title: Charge Carrier Diffusion Properties of Hybrid Perovskites      
Hometown: Petaluma, CA
Three words to describe me: resilient, innovative, dedicated

What are your future plans and/or goals?

Lajoyce Mboning

August 28, 2019
LAJOYCE MBONING, Senior, Chemistry, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ting Guo, Chemistry    
Graduate Student Mentor:  Jennifer Lien
Research Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Optimization of Gold-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles
Hometown: Elk Grove, CA
Three words to describe me: driven, reliable, team player

What are your future plans and/or goals?

I will continue working in Ting Guo's lab although it might not be on the project I was working on during the summer.

Izaiah Ornelas

August 28, 2019
IZAIAH ORNELAS, Senior, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2019

Research Program: NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Patrick Shih, Plant Biology    
Post Doc Mentor:  Dr. Ben Endelman
Research Title:  Introduction of Glucosinolate-Myrosinase Plant Defense Pathway to Nicotiana benthamiana
Hometown: Hollister, CA
Three words to describe me: determined, passionate, respectful

What are your future plans and/or goals?

Alejandro Tenorio

August 28, 2019
ALEJANDRO TENORIO, Junior, Biomedical Engineering, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kent Leach, Biomedical Engineering   
Post Doc Mentor: Dr. Tomas Gonzalez-Fernandez
Research Title: Comparison of Mechanical and Biocompatible Properties of Alginate-based Bioinks for the 3D Printing of Osteogenic Grafts
Hometown: San Mateo, CA
Three words to describe me: passionate, resilient, hard-working

What are your future plans and/or goals?

Roman Diaz

August 26, 2019
ROMAN DIAZ, Senior, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2019

Research Program:  NSF LSAMP/CAMP
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jae Wan Park, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering   
Graduate Student Mentor:  Joseph Lecap
Research Title: Turning a New Leaf with Second-Life Battery Packs