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Great Problems Seminar Presentation Winners

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December 15, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 Great Problems Seminars Poster Day winners! This Fall, more than 250 students participated in the intense, two-term program. Their work was highlighted during a virtual GPS Presentation Week, December 7-11. Thank you to faculty, staff, and judges who helped our first year students complete this course and helped make the event a success!

Project #

Title

Class

     

Winner

   

9

The Red Lionfish and their Effect on Native Fish Populations
Kayla Carpenter, Cat Garcia, Cameron Norton

Extinction: Who Will Survive?

Honorable Mention

 

4

Sharks: Protecting a Keystone Species in the Race to produce a COVID-19 Vaccine
Charlotte Adams, Holly Galvin, Patrick Salisbury, Nathan Shemesh

Extinction: Who Will Survive?

Winner

   

13

Mitigating Search and Rescue in Yosemite National Park
Scarlett Clarke, Justin Huang, Samuel Ott, Taylor Wood

Heal the World

Honorable Mention

 

11

Meningococcal Meningitis in Northern Nigerian Children
Quinn McCue, Mackenzie Pryor, Katrina Valery, Baohui (Cather) Zhang

Heal the World

Winner

   

26

Greener Istanbul 
Achilles Gikas, Kyra Freeman, Samuel Appiah Kubi, Kosti Pano

Livable Cities

Honorable Mention

 

30

Spreading Cochabamba’s Approach to Climate Justice
Nathalie Larrea, Cortina Barbieri, Natalia Neira

Livable Cities

Winner

   

39

The Trash Cache
Zoe Swartley, Joseph Caponigro,Luke Regan, Ethan Vaz Falcao, Ethan Vaz Falcao

Recover, Reuse, Recycle

Honorable Mention

 

34

Musical Revolution: Recovering the World Through a Recycled Orchestra
Ana Roure, Brian English,Jack Yebba, Bennet Kracz, Bennet Kracz

Recover, Reuse, Recycle

Winner

   

51

Paving a Path for Public Transit
Elliot Dunham, Max Frail, Natanel Pinkhasov, Nina Quattromani

Seeking Sustainability

Honorable Mention

 

46

Coral Restoration Efforts in the Florida Keys
Guinevere Ferrira, Chase Herberich,Kristin Lavoie, Cole Ouellette, Cole Ouellette

Seeking Sustainability

Winner

   

58

Kibera: Reblocking Kenya’s Largest Slum
Habeeb Ismail, Bryce Kennedy, Eric Montiverdi

Shelter the World

Honorable Mention

 

60

Alternate Permanent Shelter Housing Solution in Dharavi, India
Luna Daury, Adam Giordani, Nicolas Gronda, Luke Rogers

Shelter the World

People's Choice

 

15

Therapy Limitations for Children with Late-Onset Pompe Disease
Natalie Tierney, Komlavi Touglo, Roshini Uthayakumar, Nicholas Uy

Heal the World