Research and Outreach

2012 Undergraduate Student Fall Semester Research Grants


 
Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

 

Julie Heinl (Mary Beth Pinto) - $700
“The Effect of Social Media on Patient Satisfaction, Loyalty, Retention, and Word-of-Mouth Referrals: A Pre-Post Comparison”
 

Melissa Hess (Pelin Bicen and Michael Brown) - $700
“Embracing the Ever-Changing Role of Women”
 

2013 Undergraduate Student Spring Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parenthesis.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Steven Plumer (Peerasit Patankul) - $700
“Measurement of Project Portfolio Management Effectiveness”

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

2013 Undergraduate Student Fall Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Adrian Pinto (Hunter Holzhauer) - $700
“An Analysis of Popular Investment Hypotheses: Addressing the O’Brien Model and Other Theories”
 

Kourtney Walsh (Mary Beth Pinto) - $700
“Collaboration, Communication, Teamwork and Student Satisfaction: The use of Yammer in Higher Education”
 

 

2014 Undergraduate Student Fall Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

Andrew Arnold (Adam Hollinger) - $700
“Polymer-Based Manufacturing of Microscale Fuel Cells”
 

Amanda Balos, Andrea Bogert, Erin Stroup, and Kimberly Tarosky (Melanie Ford) - $2,800
“Water Exhibit for Erie ExpERIEnce Museum”
 

2014 Undergraduate Student Spring Semester Research Grants

 

Each grant list individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Sean Allen and Brittany Martinelli (James Kurre) - $1,400
“iPhones vs. Eye doctors: What Attributes of Metropolitan Areas Entice People 25-29, and 65 and Over to Move There?”
 

Geoffrey Morgan (Kathleen Noce) - $700
“Big Data in Behrend Curriculum”
 

2014 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
 

Nicholas Angelo (E. George Walters) - $1,200
“FPGA Test Bed for Measuring Power of FPGA Multipliers Used in FIR Filters”
 

Austin Baker (Zhifeng Xiao) - $1,200
“Toward a Novel Botnet in iOS”
 

2013 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Brittany Martinelli (Syed Saad Andaleeb) - $1,200
“An Examination of Service Quality Metrics in Erie-Area Hospitals”
 

Aaron Morelli (Syed Saad Andaleeb) - $1,200
“Which Events Affect Current Students’ Perceptions of Penn State?”
 

2012 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

 

Zachary Bear (Robert Michael and Shannon Sweeney) - $1,200
“Advanced Compressed Elastomer Dampers for Earthquake Hazard Reduction to Steel Frames”
 

2011 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Kyle Abbott (James Kurre) - $1,200
“Why Do Gasoline Prices Vary by Location?”
 

Justin Brunot (James Kurre) - $1,200
“Factors of Poverty: An Analysis across Metro Areas”
 

Sarah Puskas (Frank DeWolf) - $1,200
“The Impact of RFID Implementation on the Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chains”

2010 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Jamie Bologna (Todd Nesbit) - $1,200
“The Causes of Differing Development Levels among Nations”
 

Justin Brunot (James Kurre) - $1,200
“The Need for and Benefits of Pediatric Subspecialty Medicine in Erie County”