Undergraduate Research Programs

Recent Undergraduate Research Projects

Joseph Abrams, Alexander Youman, 2015, Transmission electron microscopy on complex oxides. Yasuo Ito

Lauren Elder, 2015, ATLAS experiment at CERN, faculty mentor: Jahred Adelman.

Tyler Stringer, 2014-2015, Coherent X-ray studies, faculty mentor: Larry Lurio.

Josh Stevens, 2014-2015, Monte Carlo simulation of phopholipid bilayer thermodynamics, Faculty mentor: Larry Lurio.

Ryan Churchill-Derose, 2014-2015, X-ray measurements of phospholipid bilayers, faculty mentor: Larry Lurio.

Garrett Wise, 2015, Transmission electron microscopy on nanoparticles: Yasuo Ito

Tylor Thomposon, 2015, Transmission electron microscopy on complex oxides: Yasuo Ito, Bogdan Dabrowski

Alason Peisker, 2014-2015, Mu2E experiment at Fermilab, faculty mentor: David Hedin.

Steven Boi, 2012-2013, proton tomopgraphy, faculty mentor: David Hedin.

Jacob Kalnins, 2013-2014, proton tomography, faculty mentor: Vishnu Zutshi.

Steven Boi, 2013-2015, Mu2E experiment at Fermilab, faculty mentor: David Hedin.

Octavio Escalante-Aguirre, 2012-2015, muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab, faculty mento: Michael Eads

Joseph Muse, 2014-2015, muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab, faculty mentor: Michael Eads.

Ashlyn Shelitto, 2013-2014, Mu2E experiment at Fermilab, faculty mentor: David Hedin.

Physics Department Student Engagement Fund (SEF) projects 2015

PHYS Yasuo Ito Exploration of Defects, their Structure, and ordering in Complex Oxides yito@niu.edu 753-6477
PHYS Philippe Piot Characterization and Manipulation of Ultra-short Optical Pulses produced in a Titanium-Sapphire Laser piot@nicadd.niu.edu 753-6473
PHYS Laurence Lurio Design of an X-ray Waveguide for Studying Phospholipid Membranes llurio@niu.edu 753-6492
PHYS David Hedin Designing Detectors for the Mu2E Experiment at Fermilab hedin@niu.edu 753-6483

List of Undergraduate Research Students (2015)