Research and Outreach

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”
 

2009 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

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

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 

Andrew Friedle (Todd Nesbit) - $1,200
“The Causes and Consequences of a Strong Central Government on Fiscal Federalism”
 

Eliska Repkova (Kenneth Louie) - $1,200
“What is the Relationship between Foreign Aid, Foreign Direct Investment and the Education of Women?”
 

2008 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

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

 

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

 

Jennifer Balsiger (James Kurre) - $1,200
“Which Foreign Trade Partners Would Best Help to Stabilize the Erie Economy?”
 

Benjamin Gilson (James Kurre) - $1,200
“Creating a More Timely Measure of Erie’s Standard of Living”
 

2007 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

 

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

 

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Jordan Gilmore (Kerry King) - $1,200
"Does Media Coverage of Economic Events Impact Legislative Voting Behavior"

 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING