A student presents at the UMass Lowell Student Research Symposium.

19th Annual Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium

On April 19, 2016, more than 130 students from all six colleges participated in our annual Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium. Prizes were awarded to participants from each college, and we would like to recognize and congratulate the following students:

From the College of Engineering:

  • Michaela Fitzgerald, Junwei Su and Margery Pelletier (Civil Engineering)
  • Kyle Homan (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Zarif Farhana Mohd Aris and Margery Pelletier (Plastics Engineering)
  • Jarrod Vaillancourt (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

From the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • Celin Carlo-Gonzalez (History)
  • Kyleigh Clark (Criminology and Justice Studies)
  • Kelsey Gilbert (Psychology)
  • Nicholas Imperillo (Criminology and Justice Studies)

From the College of Health Sciences:

  • Donald Ludwig, Erin Crawford, Bonnie MacAdams, Dugyns Maceus and Jennifer Martin (Nursing)
  • Barbara Smith, Cheryl Sifferlen and Niaira Martins Vaz (Nursing)
  • Dennis Walsh (Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology)

From the College of Sciences:

  • Ryan Hannagan (Chemistry)
  • Taylor Matte (Biological Sciences)

From the Manning School of Business:

  • Lingna Sun (Finance)

Fan Favorite

A new addition to this year's symposium was poster "fan favorite" voting in which attendees were able to cast a vote for their favorite poster. The winning teams included:

  • Maxwell McCabe, Andy Lay, Sarittick San and Christian Bain (College of Engineering)
  • Rachelle-Marie Mannarino, Kathryn Fanale, Broghan Gilligan, Makra Long, Synthia Ekeh and Sonia Cruz Rivera (College of FAHSS)
  • Alfred Lutaaya, Sonia Marcello, Lathell Rolle and Erin Sullivan (College of Sciences)
2016 Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium Photo Gallery
2016 Symposium Booklet

We would also like to recognize and thank the judges who helped to make this year's symposium a success:

Jim Wilde
Julie AligThomas BianchiRob BuschMichael CallahanElizabeth Cannon
George CernigliaroDiane ChangOfficer Jeffrey ConnorsOfficer Bill EmmonsChristopher Doona
Pauline Dyer-ColeSuzanne FrechettePaul GerbiElizabeth HaleKiuchul (KC) Hwang
Mayur KhumbaniRenae Lias ClaffeyJohn LoceyCecelia LynchMelisenda McDonald
Denise McQuaidePatrick O'MullanMichael SatterwhiteLarry ScipioniEugene Skrabut
Timothy StucchiEkta SumanPatricia WalkerKacie Wells

“This university-wide event celebrates the impressive scholarly accomplishments of our students."

Julie Chen, Vice Provost for Research

2016 Photo Gallery