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Summer 1999 Research Program:
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Research Projects

Each REU student is listed below, along with the title of the student's summer project and the name of the faculty research mentor. A link to the student's final report is provided (where available).

Daniel Birch, Brandeis University
Techniques for predicting epileptic seizures (with Prof. Zongan Qiu): report.

Bristol Crawford, Duke University
Automation of x-ray spectral data analysis (with Prof. Chuck Hooper): report.

Ben Ihas, University of Colorado
Study of electrochromic devices based on complementary conducting polymer films {with Prof. David Tanner): report.

Jason Kim, University of Northern Colorado
Construction of a low temperature heat exchanger cell (with Prof. Dwight Adams): report.

Rafael Leon, University of Florida
Low-current noise measurement techniques (with Prof. Art Hebard): report.

John Magnuson, Yale University
Assembly of aligned single-wall carbon nanotube fibers (with Prof. Andrew Rinzler): summary.

Bing Mei, University of Pennsylvania
Measuring femtosecond laser pulses using second harmonic generation frequency resolved optical gating (with Prof. David Reitze): report.

Jeffrey Naset, University of Florida
3D graphics in physics (with Prof. Chris Stanton): report.

David Schroerlucke, University of Louisville
Assembly of the Cerenkov luminosity monitor for CDF Run II (with Prof. Andrey Korytov): report.

Bobby Scurlock, University of Florida
The CSC track-finding processor for the Level 1 trigger of the CMS experiment at the LHC at CERN (with Prof. Darin Acosta): report.

Megan Shumaker, Kansas State University
Micromagnetic modelling (with Prof. Selman Hershfield): report.

Christina Skowronski, Rutgers University
Contour dynamics of two-dimensional incompressible systems (with Prof. Alan Dorsey): report.

Ben Tyner, University of Florida
Studies in alternative NMR: a simple yet versatile EPR spectrometer (with Prof. Neil Sullivan): report.

Corrin Wilson, Old Dominion University
CMS endcap muon chamber testing (with Prof. Andrey Korytov): report.

Matthew Winegar, Emory University
Carbon nanotube interactions with graphite: a molecular dynamics study (with Prof. Hai-Ping Cheng): abstract.

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