Undergraduate Research Symposium

Schedule

Saturday, April 8, 2017

 Anderson University Center
 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Oral Session I: 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Human Influence over Time

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Bradford Andrews, Department of Anthropology

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
8:30 - 8:50Laura HillisThe Influence and Limitations of Community Participation in Northern Saskatchewan Uranium MiningThis presentation will discuss research collected in July of 2016 and currently being contextualized in a formal report for my Global Studies capstone. Made possible by a Wang Center Student Research Grant, this project investigates a unique model of community participation in uranium mine management in Northern Saskatchewan.Ami Shah
Anthropology and Global Studies
8:50 - 9:10 Brandon S. JamisonChina's Environmental Ideological DevelopmentThis research examines how China came to their current state of environmental degradation and pollution, which is based on their long held beliefs surrounding the environment as established by Mao Zedong during the Great Leap Forward.Timothy O'Neill
History
9:10 - 9:30 Georgia AbramsColonization and Collaboration: Archaeological Research at the Roche Harbor Homestead, San Juan IslandThis project summarizes ongoing archaeological research from a homestead on San Juan Island. It explores shifts in land use through recovered material artifacts of otherwise forgotten small-scale farmers. Further archival research also contributes to the understanding of intermarriage between Native American and Euroamerican communities.Amanda Taylor
Anthropology
9:30 - 9:50 Emma HolmMount Rainier's Oldest Formed Artifact: Temporally Extending Human Alpine Occupation in the Pacific NorthwestDiscovery of a roughly 9,000 B. P. formed stone tool fragment at the Buck Lake open-air site in Mount Rainier National Park challenges archaeologists' understandings of early human use of alpine environments in the Pacific Northwest.Bradford Andrews
Anthropology
Global Perspectives on Health and Wellness

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Gina Hames, Department of History

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
8:30- 8:50Kirsten Kenny, Ingrid Ericksen, Lisa Hartwell, Bianca Lindberg, and Sarah HashmanMapping of Exercise Programs for Older Adults in Pierce CountyThe purpose of this project was to create an interactive map of exercise programs in Pierce County for older adults. Through phone interviews and website exploration, data was gathered of exercise programs in Pierce County. Over fifty programs were reviewed and categorized.Harry Papadopoulos
Kinesiology
8:50- 9:10Alannah SmithOneness with Nature and Health Knowledge: An Examination of the Development of Biological ConceptsOur study explores how those who are raised with cultural values that emphasize a closeness to nature will demonstrate an earlier and more complex understanding of biological concepts associated with health knowledge than those without these values. We piloted data on campus and anticipate working with Indigenous American communities.Heidi McLaughlin
Psychology
9:10- 9:30Marc VetterThe Self-Determination Era: A Historical Overview of Federal Policy on American Indian Health Care from 1950-1976This project was funded by a Dale E. Benson Fellowship in Business and Economic History. It explores the role of Northwest political and societal actors in changing federal policies affecting Native American health funding and care structure.Peter Grosvenor
Sociology and Global Studies
9:30- 9:50Cessna WestraA Solution to Hunger in the Hands of Greed: An examination of the failure of genetically modified organisms to provide food security in India, as reported in primary sources.In my writing 101 class last term, we were assigned a research paper with the goal of comparing and contrasting secondary and primary sources. This paper displays the disagreement between primary and secondary sources concerning the success of genetically modified crops to produce higher food security in India.Gina Hames
History
Scientific Perspectives I

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Andrea Munro, Department of Chemistry

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
8:30- 8:50Elliott PetersonTowards the Synthesis of a Dicavitand Template for Dimeric Template-Assembled Synthetic Proteins (TASPs)Template-assembled synthetic protein (TASP) systems have previously been studied in monomer-dimer equilibria. Our research focuses on synthesizing an organic dicavitand template that will permanently retain a dimeric TASP system. Once in the dimeric form, the structural conformations and catalytic potential of the TASP will be further analyzed.Jon Freeman
Chemistry
8:50- 9:10Ciara FlaneryLigand Exchange with Nanocrystals as Dyes for Luminescent Solar ConcentratorsWe synthesized and attached ligands to nanocrystals which will be used as a dye for LSCs, in collaboration with other groups at Western Washington University, University of Puget Sound and George Fox University to create LSCs.Andrea Munro
Chemistry
9:10- 9:30Steven BarberThe effect of lower body fatigue on balance in young adultsLower body fatigue alters balance on a compliant and non-compliant surface. Twenty young participants volunteered. The participants completed two balance tests before and after two Wingate Anaerobic tests with 1-minute rest between bouts. Balance was assessed by triaxial accelerometer placed at the L3 vertebrae.Harry Papadopoulos
Kinesiology
9:30- 9:50Kelsie Green and Jennifer BoldraGuided Imagery for ACL Injury RehabilitationThis mental skills tool was used for Applied Sport Psychology (KINS 390). This tool was designed with the support of scholarly research. Our video has a section dedicated to formal guided imagery, however, this entire tool is considered to be imagery. It allows injured athletes to picture themselves playing their sport for enhanced healing.

Here is a youtube link to our mental skills tool:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9X8u66Em6s&t=616s
Colleen Hacker
Kinesiology
Music as a Lens to the World

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Wendy Call, Department of English

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
8:30- 8:50Jesse HerinckxShadowland; Singing in the Starlight TonightThis presentation draws excerpts from my creative nonfiction capstone piece, Shadowland; Singing in the Starlite Tonight, which explores my immersion into the Seattle music community beginning in 2012. I perform lyrics on acoustic guitar, recount evenings at the Starlite open mic, recall stage mishaps, and redefine myself as a rocker.Wendy Call
English
8:50- 9:10 Lexi JasonThe Jewish Experience in Turn of the Century Russian Pogroms through the Lens of the Musical Fiddler on the RoofThrough this paper I intend to explore the experiences of the persecuted Jews living in Imperial Russia. I will do this through researching the history of shtetls, as seen in the popular Broadway musical 'Fiddler on the Roof', which was based on the book 'Tevye and His Daughters'.Beth Griech-Polelle
History
9:10- 9:30 Paris M. FranklinMusical Theatre’s Africa: Perceptions of Northern Uganda in “The Book of Mormon”This project explores common misconceptions of Africa using the popular 2011 musical “The Book of Mormon” as evidence. Through analysis of the show’s book (script) and lyrics, I explore how the authors make generalizations about the continent and reinforce intervention philosophy.Katherine Wiley
Anthropology

Oral Session II: 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Plato, Technology, and Familial Normativity

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Sergia Hay, Department of Philosophy

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
10:15 - 10:35Matthew MacfarlaneA Historical and Economic Examination of the Software Industry from 1977-1994This project explores the development of PC software from 1977-1994, one of the most vigorous periods of business and economic development in the history of the United States. The project focuses primarily on mass market business software for PCs, and the strategy of innovators behind the scenes, including Bill Gates.Michael Halvorson
History
10:35 - 10:55Clay SnellThe Thematic Unity of Plato's Third TertralogyThis project is part of my Philosophy independent research course in which I am reading Plato's third tetralogy with secondary source material. I will then analyze the thematic unity of the group in order to assess whether their traditional grouping is justified.Sergia Hay
Philosophy
10:55 - 11:15Ashley CorrDemonic Familiars Subverting the Familial NormativityThis research paper on Shakespeare's play Macbeth focuses on witchcraft and animals and how they are interconnected. It explains how, in Macbeth these animals, working in tandem with the witches and the Devil (referred to as familiars) serve to subvert and disturb daily life.Nancy Simpson-Younger
English
Scientific Perspectives II

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Harry Papadopoulos, Department of Kinesiology

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
10:15 - 10:35Kimberly BelmesSunspot Decay Rate Correlations and Temperature RatiosWe investigated both the relationship between sunspot area and decay rate, as well as the correlation between decay rate and latitude. We also analyzed the temperature ratio of sunspots' umbra to the Sun's photosphere.Sean O'Neill
Katrina Hay
Physics
10:35 - 10:55Doug JamesRelationship Between Lactic Acid Concentration and Expiratory CO2 During ExerciseSix college aged students completed a 30-second all-out effort bike test. Blood lactic acid and carbon dioxide were measured during exercise and during recovery. The correlation coefficient between the lactate concentration and expiratory CO2 was 0.35. There was a weak correlation between lactate concentration and CO2 production.Harry Papadopoulos
Kinesiology
10:55 - 11:15Adrienne Scarcella and Rebecca CrustRegional Survey of Commercial Raspberry Fields in Washington for the Resistance-Breaking Strain of Raspberry Bushy Dwarf VirusThe purpose of this research was to determine if the resistance breaking strain of Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Virus (RBDV-RB) was present in commercial fields. RBDV severely affects the 60 million dollar a year crop in Washington State alone.Kara Lanning
Biology
Considering the Ethics of Science, Medicine, and War

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Beth Griech-Polelle, Department of History

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
10:15 - 10:35Sophia MahrPreventing Unethical Human Medical Studies: Investigating the Spectrum through Three Case StudiesSociety views certain instances of dehumanization as isolated breaks from common humanity. My research project addresses the persistence of unethical human medical studies. It draws on three case studies to promote points of inquiry to stop coercion and give agency to marginalized groups targeted by this human rights abuse.Beth Kraig
History
10:35 - 10:55Yasmine HaroThe Marginalization of American Deserters in World War IIDuring World War II, American soldiers who deserted from the front in Europe were ostracized by American society due to the militarization of the country. However, I argue that on ethical grounds American deserters should not be considered cowards or traitors, because they were drafted and did not volunteer.Michael Halvorson
History
10:55-11:15Carli SnyderNavigating Hitler's Vision: Women Scientists' Intersecting Identities and Agency in Nazi Germany, 1933-1939This paper uses a feminist theory called intersectionality to analyze the policies implemented by the Nazi regime and their effects on the lives of women scientists. Nazi policy affected each woman differently based on her various identities. The paper features twelve women scientists and analyzes their stories to illustrate the effects of antisemitic, sexist, anti-leftist policies in Nazi Germany.Beth Griech-Polelle
History
Media and Perception

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Joanne Lisosky, Department of Communication and Theatre

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
10:15-10:35Ellie LappImages that Aid: The Production and Consumption of Humanitarian MarketingThrough a series of interviews with marketing professionals in Humanitarian Organizations, this project seeks to understand the process by which images are chosen for advertising and fundraising purposes in Humanitarian Aid Work.Ami V Shah
Anthropology and Global Studies
10:35 - 10:55Olivia CookDog Whistle Politics in the 2012 and 2014 Elections: A Shift From Implicit to Explicit Racism in the 2016 Elections and the Social and Political Implications that FollowIn this paper I argue that in the 2012 Republican election campaigns, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich relied on implicit racial codes based on economic policy, but Republican Donald Trump based his 2016 campaign on explicit racism. This explicit racism is significant because of its ominous implications for American society extend beyond the end of campaign season and has inspired persistent violence against people of color.Maria Chavez
Politics and Government
10:55-11:15Terran Warden"When you're lonely, I'll be lonely too:" How Twitter has Evolved Para-Social RelationshipsThis paper analyzes singer-songwriter Lady Gaga's Twitter use throughout the month of October 2016 as she sends messages back and forth with fans. The trends and patterns in this communication on new media demonstrate how para-social relationships have evolved with technology into a two-way communication and what that means for the future of communication.Joanne Lisosky
Communication and Theatre

Oral Session III: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sexual Victimization, Human Trafficking, and Treating HIV/TB

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Tiffany Artime, Department of Psychology

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
11:30-11:50Sandra EstradaFunding versus Treatment Methods in Treating HIV/TB in Sub Saharan AfriaThis FYEP assignment asked students to research and analyze primary versus secondary sources focusing on one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN in 2015. My research found that in Sub Saharan Africa, lack of funding, not treatment methods, impedes advancements in lowering child mortality caused by HIV/TB.Gina Hames
History
11:50 a.m. - 12:10Barbara MillwardOnline Dating: Sexual Victimization Prevalence and ImpactsLittle research has explored connections between online dating and sexual victimization. This study aims to look at the prevalence of sexual victimization and its psychological impact.Tiffany Artime
Psychology
12:10-12:30Cara Gillespie and Elise AndersonMore than a Mission: Examining Communication Strategies in Human Trafficking through the Lens of Feminist TheoryThe researchers uncovered an organization operating in the Philippines that appears to have tapped into a unique strategy to hinder the spread of sex trafficking in that country. The researchers examined this strategy through participant observation research methodology in the Philippines with the help of the DJS fund. Their research is grounded in feminist theory.Joanne Lisosky
Communication and Theatre
Perspectives on Sport and Wellness

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Charlie Katica, Department of Kinesiology

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
11:30 - 11:50Morgan CommanderImagery as a Mental Skills Tool for Collegiate SwimmersWe created a 17 minute informative video on imagery that takes the viewers through applied research and guided imagery targeted at swimmers. The video was shown to the PLU swim teams at the beginning of the 2016-2017 season to improve their mental skills for better athletic performance in competition.



Colleen Hacker
Kinesiology
11:50 a.m. - 12:10Lacey NicholsonConflict Management in the Locker Room: How Conflict Affects College Sports Teams and What Strategies are Used to Manage ItAs a student athlete, I was inspired to understand different methods of conflict management on sports teams. I conducted ten interviews with different athletes here at Pacific Lutheran University. I asked specific questions, inspired by a scholar who preformed a similar study.Joanne Lisosky
Communication and Theatre
12:10 - 12:30Damion Baker, Savannah Schumacher and Kayla ObreroThe Effects of Acute β-Alanine Supplementation on Lactic Acid Clearance after Anaerobic ExerciseSix individuals completed three trials (a familiarization, a placebo and an experimental). Blood samples were collected at rest, and at min 5, 10, and 15 post-exercise and analyzed for lactic acid concentration. There were no statistically significant differences in lactic acid clearance between the β-alanine and placebo trials.Harry Papadopoulos
Kinesiology
Activism and Dissent

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Galen Ciscell, Department of Sociology

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
11:30 -11:50Antonio SablanAt the Crossroads: Racial Justice Activism and Intersectionality in the Era of Black Lives MatterDuring a period of extreme divisiveness in the United States, there has been a dramatic spike in activism. This research addresses the connection between intersectionality and racial justice activism. A study of thirty racial justice activists concluded that alleviation of any oppression is ultimately for the benefit of all people.Galen Ciscell
Sociology
11:50 - 12:10Michael J. DiambriAllen Ginsberg's Tools of Dissent: Substance Usage, Queer Sexuality, and Anti-CapitalismWhen Allen Ginsberg published Howl and Other Poems in 1956 he established himself as an American dissenter. This presentation will provide a historical analysis of Howl and Other Poems while considering how Ginsberg challenged norms around substance usage, sexuality, and materialism that heavily influence daily life in the 1950s.Gina Hames
History
12:10 - 12:30Hilary Vo"Family Trees" Sense of Place Essay Project"Family Trees" is an autobiographical, research-based creative nonfiction essay collection that provides context for my lived experience of Tacoma. The work was done through a research fellowship provided by the Wiancko Charitable Foundation and the Fred Tobiason Endowment during a 10-week, full-time summer role.Wendy Call
English
Narrative and Relationships

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Katherine Wiley, Department of Anthropology

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
11:30 - 11:50Charlene QuachPhở Isn’t Far from Poetry: Memoir of the Restaurant’s DaughterWhat's it like to spend an entire childhood helping at your family's restaurant?

In my creative nonfiction capstone project, Phở Isn’t Far from Poetry: Memoir of the Restaurant's Daughter, I illustrate my experiences in my family's Vietnamese Phở restaurant, which was the center of our family life for two decades.
Wendy Call
English
11:50 - 12:10Ellie LappProducer-Tourist Relationships, Contested Meanings, and Power in the Production and Consumption of Zapotec WeavingsThis project studies the relationship between tourists and indigenous weavers in two Zapotec towns in Oaxaca, Mexico. It investigates the complex social, economic, and power-based dynamics at play in the production and consumption of Zapotec Weavings.Katherine Wiley
Anthropology
12:10 - 12:30Theo HofrenningRudeboy Remember: Role of Memory in the Rastafari MovementThe Rastafari movement has been misunderstood by social scientists and college stoners for years. It has been misappropriated, forgotten, and written off as a drug-fueled fantasy of outcasts. In response, this project seeks to present Rastafari as one of the most profound cultural products of this century.Michael Artime
Politics and Government
Literary Perspectives

 Faculty Moderator: Professor Michael Halvorson, Department of History

TimeStudent Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
11:30 - 11:50Julianna SchausBuilding an Intertextual Understanding of Dorothy L. Sayers' Detective FictionIn my research I tracked quotation usage throughout four of Dorothy L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey novels, tracing them back to original sources. I then examined the data this generated and considered how it applies to theories of intertextuality.Nancy Simpson-Younger
English
11:50 - 12:10Annalise KingImages of WitchcraftThis paper explores the links between imagery and power in Shakespeare's Macbeth in relation to Lady Macbeth and the three witches. These characters subvert their traditional passive female roles and gain agency in the play through their use of imagery in physicality and rhetoric.Nancy Simpson-Younger
English
12:10 -12:30Breanna WiersmaOn "Internal Sight": The Limits of Reason in Milton's Paradise LostIn John Milton's Paradise Lost, Eve uses several tools to navigate trial by Satan. What are these tools, and which result in virtuous choices? I argue that while obedience, community, and especially intuition orient Eve toward virtue, over-reliance on her limited sense of reason ultimately leads her to sin.Nancy Simpson-Younger
English

Lunch: 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Light refreshments served in Room 133

Poster Session I: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Poster #Student Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
1Lindsey BenedictZetaproteobacteria Distribution and Diversity at Lō’ihi Seamount, Hawai’iBiogeography of microbial species is poorly understood. We used microbial mats samples collected from Lō’ihi Seamount, near Hawai’i, to better classify and characterize the diversity and distribution of microbial species. This data will be correlated with geochemistry in order to define the drivers of diversity at Lō’ihi Seamount.Heather Fullerton
Biology
2Genevieve Brandt, Katie Frank, Christine Elsik, and Darren HagenNovel A-to-I RNA Editing Sites in the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)Honey bees display eusocial behavior within their colony with little genomic differences between individuals. This research project used a bioinformatics approach to find post-transcriptional modifications of honey bee mRNA by comparing RNA sequences from individual honeybees to the reference genome, while removing any differences accounted for by single nucleotide polymorphisms.Christine Elsik
Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri
3Amelia BrummelCrisis at Europe's Borders: How the Dublin System Affects Refugee Rights and Well-Being Relative to Alternative Refugee Allocation PolicyFor this research, I am focused on how the Dublin System of refugee allocation impacts the basic human rights and well-being of refugees attempting to seek asylum and resettle in Europe, relative to refugees who might seek resettlement and asylum under the proposed Green Alternative to the Dublin regulation.   Michael Artime
Politics and Government
4Amanda Fretland-ThomasAttention Abilities of the MindI will be discussing my current research on EEG (electroencephalography) / ERPs (event-related potentials) with Dr. Finley, and current ERP Capstone results.Sara Finley
Psychology
5Katie GardinerTwo Prodrug Strategies for the Delivery of Carboxylic Acid-Containing Pharmaceuticals by a Retro-Diels-Alder ReactionTwo non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS), ibuprofen and bufexamac, were studied in their capability to perform Diels-Alder reactions. The ultimate goal was to implement them in long-acting injectable medications. The first strategy used α-acyloxynitroso species and was less effective than the second method of using hydroxamic acid derivatives of the NSAIDS.Neal Yakelis
Chemistry
6Amber HaileyPollinators are less abundant in forest communities compared to meadow communities while flowering plants appear to increase in richness as elevation increases along the C. Hart Merriam gradient in the San Francisco PeaksUsing space to model temporal scale, we studied the relationships between plants and their pollinators along the C. Hart Merriam elevation gradient in the San Francisco Peaks. We found different habitat-types at different elevations support various communities of plants and pollinators, indicating how certain communities will be impacted by climate change.Neil Cobb
Biology, Northern Arizona University
7Lisa Hartwell, Micaela BickelEffect of Stretching on Lactic Acid Clearance after acute High Intensity Interval TrainingThe aim of the study was to determine if passive stretching improves lactic acid clearance after HIIT. Six female participants sprinted for 30 seconds followed by walking for one minute for 6 times. Stretching appeared to be as effective as walking to promote lactic acid clearance.Harry Papadopoulos
Kinesiology
8Alexandria Higgins, Mikaela Haglund, and Cassandra IngramImpact of Vessel Traffic on Hawaiian Humpback BehaviorOur group spent 3 weeks researching humpback whale behavior in Maui. We conducted an observational study looking at vessel traffic and the impact that it had on breeding grounds of the Hawaiian Humpback Whales.Julie Smith
Jacob Egge
Biology
9Anna HurdWhat are the Effects of Dietary Phytoestrogens on Cancer?Phytoestrogens can act both similarly to estrogen and directly against estrogen. The research suggests that phytoestrogens are concentration dependent in their effect on cancer. At lower concentrations, they can stimulate cancerous cell growth while at higher concentrations, they can stop and even reverse cancerous cell growth..Karen McConnell
Kinesiology
Poster #Student Presenter(s)TitleDescriptionFaculty Mentor(s)
10Gabrielle E. Kamm
Ashlee McGovern
Modifying carbon electrodes to behave like precious metalsLow-cost carbon electrodes for batteries can be improved by adding nanoparticles of ruthenium dioxide.Justin Lytle
Chemistry
11Megan LongstaffNanomorphology of novel synthesized diblock copolymers with and without lithium salt characterized by atomic force microscopyNovel synthesized diblock copolymers were researched for use as solid polymer electrolytes in lithium ion batteries. Nanomorpholgy and order of salted and unsalted samples were studied using atomic force microscopy.Dean Waldow
Chemistry
12Jessica StenbergEffectiveness of Cold Water Immersion and Recovery in SwimmersAthletes commonly use Cold Water Immersion (CWI) to expedite recovery and improve performance. Research on CWI is equivocal on whether it truly has a positive effect on recovery and a gap exists in the literature on the impact of CWI for recovery in swimmers.Charlie Katica
Kinesiology
13Marc Vetter, Sydney Otey, Ariel Wood, and Meagan GaskillImplications of the Writing Studio Workshop for Developing College Writers at PLUThis presentation would explore the results and implications of a workshop run by consultants at the PLU Writing Center in fall and spring 2016. This workshop used a Writing Studio model to support English Language Learner (ELL) students by fostering cross-cultural dialogue about the writing process.Scott Rogers
English
14Mekenzie VoellgerHow the Big-5 Personality Inventory Influences Mentoring Relationships in College UndergraduatesResearchers administered a survey to undergraduate students to further research the question, "Is there a mentoring personality?" Researchers investigated individual differences on the part of the protégé that influence the likelihood of a protégé engaging in and benefitting from a mentoring relationship during their undergraduate experience.Wendelyn Shore
Psychology
15Rodion ZhuravlevCharacterization of Diblock Copolymers for use in Solid State Polymer Electrolyte SolutionsResearch with polymer electrolytes as alternatives to current electrolytes for lithium ion batteries. Research includes characterization and synthesis of oligo (ethylene oxide) oxanorbornyl diblock copolymers and homopolymers.Dean Waldow
Chemistry