Colloquium: “Physics Honors Presentations – Part I April 25, 2018 at 4pm

WFU senior physics students will present highlights of their honors theses
George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 4:00 PM

There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:30 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend.


  • Laura Jennings — Mentor: Prof. Jurchescu — “Effect of Solvent Vapor Annealing on the Performance of Solution Processed Thin Film Transistors.”
  • Zoe Hurtado — Mentor: Prof. Hall — “Quantifying 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Content for Breast Cancer Detection using Solid-State Nanopores”
  • Josiah Low — Mentor: Prof. Guthold — “Quantification of Migratory Behavior in Cancerous and Noncancerous Human Mammary Cells”
  • Mary Kinney — Mentor: Prof. Guthold — “Turbidimetry Measurements of Plasma Clots from Healthy Males and Males with Cardiovascular Disease”
  • David Ostrowski — Mentor: Prof. Kim-Shapiro — “Effects of Nitrite and Hydroxyurea Combined Therapy on Sickle Cell Model Red Blood Cell Deformability”
  • Sajant Anand — Mentor: Prof. Jurchescu — “Investigating Traps in Organic Field-Effect Transistors through Field-Dependent Mobility”
  • Daniel Vickers — Mentor: Prof. Cook — “Resolving of Spin-Weighted Spheroidal Eigenvalues for Kerr Black Holes”