Summer Scholars to present research

Scholars to highlight research during April 24 poster session at Trabant

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12:50 p.m., April 14, 2014--The University of Delaware Summer Scholars Poster Session, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning, will be held Thursday, April 24, from 2-4:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.

Approximately 120 of last summer’s Science, Engineering, and Life Science Scholars will give poster presentations of their research. Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, will make the opening remarks.

Research Stories

'Preforming' magic

Tsu-Wei Chou, Pierre S. du Pont Chair of Engineering at the University of Delaware, is part of an international team of researchers that is examining the feasibility of using additive manufacturing to produce 3D preforms.

Learning from leeches

In order to get a better grasp on the biodiversity of mammals in Sumatra, University of Delaware graduate student Sarah Weiskopf spent two weeks collecting leeches in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and conducting genetic analyses of their blood meals.

Summer Scholars work for 10 full weeks during the summer, learning how to conduct research by taking an active role in the process in collaboration with and under the guidance of their faculty mentors.

The Scholars Poster Session is open to the public, and members of the community are welcome to stop by at any time during the presentations. 

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