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Chemistry Students Present At Scholarship Sewanee 2015

Scholarship Sewanee Awardees 2015

Several students from the Chemistry Department presented oral and poster presentations at Scholarship Sewanee on April 24, 2015. Thirteen posters and one oral presentation were presented. Luis Tinoco, Fernando Acosta, William Wright, Sonia Francone, and Ena Aguilar mentored by Dr. Deon Miles won second place in the Physical Sciences division with their poster "Size characterization and surface modification of monolayer-protected quantum dots." Leslie Leiva, Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, and Ava Conner mentored by Dr. Emily White won third place in the Physical Sciences division with their poster "Monitoring wastewater treatment by a rural falcultative lagoon system." Posters that were presented are the following: 

Nathaniel Chapman and Sid Oculum
"Comparing genetically modified organism with an in vivo bioreporter system"
Faculty Mentor: Bethel Seballos
 
Luis Tinoco, Fernando Acosta, William Wright, Sonia Francone, Ena Aguilar
"Size characterization and surface modification of monolayer-protected quantum dots" 
Faculty Mentor: Deon Miles
 
Param Singh and Sydney Jackson
"Synthesis of KP1019 and US02, a neutral Platinum derivative"
Faculty Mentor: Robert Bachman
 
Sara Parks, Maria Granello, Amelia Gray, Lauren Petrosh, Palmer Coleman
"Selective Bromination of M(acac)3 Complexes"
Faculty Mentor: Robert Bachman
 
Willy Wright and Caroline Holmes
"Effect of limestone runoff on Breakfield Road"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 
Paul G Naumann, Oksana Creech, Eli Lavendar, Emily Newton
"Identifying organic contaminants, of emerging concern in Sewanee's falcultative lagoon"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 
Jack M. Conrad, Daniel J. Myers, Kelley F. Myers
"Studying the effectiveness of Sewanee's wastewater treatment process to remove nutrients"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 
Camille Le Gardeur de Tilly, Ella Dermon, William Wright, Daniel Myers
"Ligand Substitution on [M(acac)3] (M=Cr,Co) Compounds"
Faculty Mentor: Robert Bachman
 
Tia Strickland, Param Singh, Walker Ueland
"Using optical brighteners and fecal indicator bacteria to monitor Sewanee's wastewater treatment"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 
Hallie Crosby, Tia Strickland
"UV-Vis spectroscopy to evaluate interactions between KP1019 and nitrogenous bases"
Faculty Mentor: Robert Bachman
 
Leslie Leiva, Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, Ava Conner
"Montoring wastewater treatment by a rural facultative lagoon system"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 
Dannielle Hendon
"Prescence and removal of pharmaceuticals in a rural wastewater treatment plant"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 
Lauren M. Petrosh
"Colometric determination of total phosphorus in wastewater"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 

The following is an oral presentation given at Scholarship Sewanee:

Tia Strickland
"Water quality monitoring of Harrison Spring in Sewanee, Tennessee"
Faculty Mentor: Emily White
 

Fernando Acosta and Sonia Francone
Faculty Mentor: Deon Miles
 
Leslie Leiva and Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon
Faculty Mentor: Emily White