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2021 President's IQP Award finalists

DEPARTMENT(S): 
December 15, 2021

 

Join us in congratulating the finalists of the

2021 President’s IQP awards

 

(Listed in no particular order)

 

Launching a Competitive Robotics Team for Physically Active Youth

 Students: Augustine K. Asumadu (MIS),  Devan Blechinger-Slocum (ME),  

 Margaret R. Gunville (ME), Sarah A. MacDonald (BME)

 Advisors: Nancy Burnham, Alexander Smith  

 

Akyem Dwenase Sanitation 

Students: Elaine Chen (CS), Ruchita Y. Choksey (ME),

Danielle D. Upton (CME), Casey J. Willis (ME)

Advisor: Robert Krueger

 

The Role of Wetlands in the Ruamahanga Catchment

Students: Caroline E. Dalton (CE),  Daniel C. Dietrich (ME),

Meng Lian (CME), Brooklynn Paris (BME)  

Advisors: Fred Looft,  Ingrid Shockey

 

 Mobile Farm Stand: A Vehicle for Education

Students: Minh Anh Kieu (BME), Noah C. Brennick (PW),

Sophia H. Cheng (ME/RBE), Darius Luo (AE)

Advisor: Derren Rosbach

 

Therapeutic Gardening

Students: Matthew B. Adams (ME), Christopher R. Davenport (AER),

Mairead E. O'Neill (CS), Ciara R. Young (CME)

 Advisors: J. Scott Jiusto, Gbetonmasse Somasse

 

 

 

The following projects were presented for an honorable mention

Utilizing Volunteers to Save the Văcărești Wetlands

Students: Ryan J. Hanna (PH), Catherine S. Masiello (BBT), Andrew Yatsuhashi (CHE), Erik S. Herrera (ME),

Advisors: Melissa Butler and Robert Kinicki

 

Strengthening ACE Outreach and Communication with African Families

Students: Sydney D. Gagne (CME), Liza A. Hote (CBC/HU), 

Jeremy T. Rhines (CME), Nathan C. Ng (ME) 

Advisors: J. Scott Jiusto, Gbetonmasse Somasse

 

Exploring Governance Strategies to Restore New Zealand’s Biological Heritage

Students: Joseph N. Coutcher (CE), Colin J. Reynolds (ME), 

Timothy R. Snow (ME)   

Advisors: Fred Looft, Ingrid Shockey

 

Enhancing the Visitor Experience Along the Sibiu County Trails

Students: Burnon Chen (CHE), Meredith W. Eddy (BME), Edward Philippo (CS), 

Marissa A. Thomas (IE), Nicole R. Whipkey (IE)

Advisors: Melissa Butler, Robert Kinicki

 

 

 

 

2021 President’s IQP Award Finalist Presentations will be held

Friday, 28 January 2022

We will have further information on the event closer to that time.

rmckeogh@wpi.edu

We would like to thank the faculty committee for its review of the submitted projects and the selection of the finalists.

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