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2021 College Student Research Symposium

The 2021 Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing Student Research Symposium successfully took place — virtually — on Friday, April 23 — starting at 1:30 p.m. via Gatherly (as we did for the Industry Expo). Judging used the RocketJudge app as in previous years.

Student researchers from all departments presented 99 posters in 14 categories.: 3D Modeling | Additive Manufacturing | AI & Machine Learning | Alternative Energy | Antennas | Combustion | Control Systems | Cybersecurity | Environmental Engineering | Materials Science | Mechanical Design & Analysis | Robotics & Intelligent Vehicles | Structural Analysis & Design

And the winners are…

Sponsor & AwardPrizeRecipientsDept.Faculty Mentor(s)Presentation Title
New South Construction Sky High Awards of ExcellenceLionel Ramirez Duran
Macy Spears
Hunter Autrey
Charles Dienhart
Mathew Flanagan
CECGustavo Maldonado2021 AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition
Gulfstream - Best Female ResearcherSasirekha AnbusegaranCSAndrew AllenUnobtrusive Assessment of Student Engagement Levels in Online Classroom Environment using Emotion Analysis
Gulfstream - Best Research in ITSamuel AshaoluITLei ChenBlockchain and Smart Contracts: Applications, Security, Performance
Crider Foods Mechanical Engineering Excellence Awards3rdDrake Grall
Cesar Carapia
Richard Smith III
Austin Brant
MechEValentin Soloiu
Marcel Ilie
Strategy for Emissions Reduction in Advanced Combustion of Bio-Alcohol and Aerospace Fuel Blends
2ndKenneth NwaguMechEErmias KorichoImproving the Crashworthiness of B Pillar using Geometrical Modification and Optimization of Plastic Foam
1stCesar Carapia
Drake Grall
Levi McKinney
Richard Smith III
Amanda Weaver
MechEValentin SoloiuAn Investigative Study of Single Stage Gas Turbine Engine Performance with Jet A Fuel
Georgia Power Innovation Awards3rdParth Patel
Amanda Maner
MechEPrakash BhoiCarbon Dioxide and Biochar to Carbon Monoxide Conversion for Biofuel Production
2ndZiqi Wang
Justin Hall
ECERami HaddadImproving Pneumonia Diagnosis Accuracy via Systematic Convolutional Neural Network-Based Image Enhancement
1stJohn VerboomECESungkyun LimDesign of a Dual-band, Low-profile, Parasitic Array Antenna
Georgia Centers of Innovation
Top Eagle Awards - Graduate
3rdMohammad Shahabuddin
Anthony Palacio
Austin Robbins
MechESevki Cesmeci
Mahmoud Baniasadi
A Semi-active Vibration Isolator for 3D Printed Material on Shipboard
2ndRubayet Hassan
Anthony Palacio
Austin Robbins
Sevki Cesmeci
Mahmoud Baniasadi
A Magnetorheological Elastomeric Micropump for Drug Delivery
1stMatthew DeMond
Mohammad Fuad Hassan
Ikenna Ejiogu
James Willis
Sevki CesmeciAn Innovative Elasto-Hydrodynamic Seal Concept for Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
Georgia Centers of Innovation
Top Eagle Awards - Undergraduate
3rdJonathan Randall
David Obando Ortegon
Levi McKinney
MechEValentin SoloiuIntelligent Vehicle Pathfinding and Live Data Simulation
2ndJohn HavenarMechEMarcel IlieMach Number Effect on the Aeroelastic Response of Aircraft
1stKenneth Nwagu
Kathryn McIntosh
MechEJinki KimModal Identification of Gelatinous Structure using Vision-Based Vibrometry
The Companies Sponsoring the Awards
Georgia Power Symbol Georgia Power Innovation Awards (1st, 2nd and 3rd Place)
Crider Foods Symbol Mechanical Engineering Awards of Excellence (1st, 2nd and 3rd Place)
Gulfstream Symbol Top Female Researcher
Top IT Project Team
Georgia Innovation Symbol Georgia Centers of Innovation Top Eagle Award:
Undergraduate: (1st, 2nd and 3rd Place)
Graduate: (1st, 2nd and 3rd Place)
New South Construction Symbol New South Sky High Award


Last updated: 9/10/2021