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IE undergrads participate in research conference

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Ten Purdue IE undergraduates will showcase their work at the Purdue University Research Conference on April 10. The conference is the culmination of Undergraduate Research Week (April 3-10, 2018).

The research week will begin with a kickoff event, "Celebrate Purdue's Thinkers, Creators, and Experimenters", on April 3 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Córdova Recreational Sports Center. According to the Office of Undergraduate Research, the event will feature ideas, creations, theatrics and discoveries representing fields across campus, many taking interdisciplinary approaches. Entries include a rocket, an electric car, a Rube Goldberg machine, 3-D printing, entrepreneurship, robots and performances. The Boilermaker Xtra Special also will be at the event, and refreshments from Insomnia Cookies will be provided.

The April 10 research conference, formerly called the Purdue Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium (URPS), has been reorganized by the Office of Undergraduate Research to showcase the wide array of scholarly and creative work from Purdue undergraduates. This conference will include oral presentations from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in STEW 214, a poster symposium from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the PMU Ballrooms, an address by President Daniels at 4:15 p.m., and an awards ceremony afterward.

There are 10 IE undergraduate projects:

"On the Banks of the Wabash with Paul Dresser", Lillian Bishop (Dr. Lisa Welp-Smith)

"Interactive Model of Hypertension’s Effects on the Heart", Abigail Hancock (Dr. Denny Yu)

"The Optimal Operating Room", Nithika Sivashankar (Dr. Denny Yu)

"Do the Frame-of-Reference and Video-Based Training have Effect on the Quality of Peer Ratings in Teams?", Natalia Bak (Dr. Daniel Ferguson)

"Characterizing and Measuring Blockchains", Ben Huang (Dr. Mario Ventresca)

"Assessment of Complex Systems Through Network Integration", Sarafina Gonzalez (Dr. Joaquin Goni)

"Blockchain in Smart Energy Grid", Casey Stowers (Dr. Andrew Liu)

"Blockchain in Smart Energy Grid", Aruzhan Bazylzhanova (Dr. Andrew Liu)

"Empatica E4, Wearing Health Data on your Sleeve: A Look into Accuracy and Precision", Laura Mudge (Dr. Denny Yu)

"Quantified Behaviors Of Canines And People Based On Distance Between", Huizi Shao (Dr. Denny Yu)


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