2017 Faculty Research Committee Summer Fellowship Recipients

Yalin Dong, Mechanical Engineering

Study Mechanisms of Micropitting: Towards a Mechanics-Based Surface Engineering Strategy to Confine Rolling Contact Fatigue

Stephen Duirk, Civil Engineering

Transforming Hazardous Waste into Value-Added Engineered Products

Elisha Ann Dumser, Art History

The Arcus Novus and Late Roman Visual Literacy

Sergei Lyuksyutov, Physics Department

Modeling Refractive Index of Venusian Atmosphere in Visible and Tremendously

High Frequency Ranges

Erin Makarius, Department of Management

Identifying and Developing Employees for Virtual Work

Debmalya Mukherjee, Department of Management

Global Ties and Local Roots of Innovation: An Examination of Cluster Firms in Akron

Bi-min Zhang Newby, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Fabricating Mechanically Strong Protein-Based Hydrogels using Suckerins from Squid Ring Teeth

Hillary Nunn, English Department

The Downing/Layfield Manuscript: Exploring Networks in an Early Modern Recipe Book

Isa Rodriguez-Soto, Anthropology and Classical Studies

Prevention and Decision-Making Strategies about Zika Virus in Puerto Rico

Marnie Saunders, Biomedical Engineering

Osteoblast/Osteoclast Co-culture for Use in Lab-on-a-Chip Bone Remodeling Platform

Sherry Simms, Metalsmithing Program

Blurred Identities

Kristine Sonstrom,  Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Canine Police Officer Handlers

Hossein Tavana, Biomedical Engineering

Natural Compounds Ethnic-Specifically Block Migration of Metastatic Cancer Cells

Markus Vogl, Graphic Design

In Silico et in Situ: Earthworks in the Age of Voxels