2017 REU Students

The 2017 NSF REU program which consisted of 16 undergraduates took place at Virginia Tech. Students, affiliations, and faculty sponsors are listed below. Research abstracts will be available on August 15, 2017.

Jarrod Cartwright (Virginia Commonwealth University), Faculty Mentor: Christopher Williams

Yishan Ma (University of Cincinnati), Faculty Mentor: Johan Foster

Ralph Romero (Virginia Tech), Faculty Mentor:  Shengfeng Cheng

Ashley Saunders (Pennsylvania State University), Faculty Mentor:  Louis Madsen

Jessica Thomas (University of Florida),  Faculty Mentor:  Judy Riffle

Catherine Dadmun (College of Charleston), Faculty Mentor:  Susan Duncan

Rachel Hand (Michigan State University), Faculty Mentor:  Susan Duncan

Jared May (Pennsylvania State University), Faculty Mentor:  Amanda Morris

Benjamin Adams (Christopher Newport University), Faculty Mentor:   Kevin Edgar

Jason Linn (Case Western University), Faculty Mentor: Robert Moore

Elizabeth Ventrella (Florida State University), Faculty Mentor:  Xiaoyu Rayne Zheng

Haley Young (Elizabethtown College), Faculty Mentor: John Matson

 Alex Hitomi (University of California-Davis), Faculty Mentor:  Blake Johnson

Hannah Phan (Virginia Tech), Faculty Mentor: Christopher Williams

James Brown (Saint Bonaventure University), Faculty Mentor:  Timothy Long

Moala Bannavti (Delware State University), Faculty Mentor:  Mike Bortner

Tra Lai (Texax A&M University), Faculty Mentor:  Zhiting Tian