Research Symposium Series: Tao Qu and Samantha Alberts

Event Date: April 7, 2014
Hosted By: AAE
Time: 4:30pm
Location: ARMS 1021
Contact Email:

Tao Qu: An Analysis of the Effects of Temperature, Straining and Structural Arrangements on the Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Fiffusivity of Tropocollagen–Hydroxyapatite Interfaces

Samantha Alberts: Large Length-Scale Thermocapillary Flow Experiment Design

The Research Symposium Series is a department-sponsored forum for graduate students and advanced-level undergraduates to present their research to a general audience.

The Research Symposium Series is designed to: 

  • Facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge among faculty and graduate students.
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop their technical presentation skills.
  • Promote the research activities of the department to undergraduates and other interested individuals.

2014 Prizes

  • $500, $300, $200 for best three presentations
  • $150 for best undergraduate presentation
  • $150 for best abstract


Questions about the Research Symposium Series may be directed to:
*Winners in the presentation category cannot compete in that category the following year. The same applies for winners in the abstract category.