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Winter 2019

Victoria Ford

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA

Umer Hussain
Health and Kinesiology, Division of Sport Management

Annual Meeting of the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand

Serena Smith

Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, California, USA

Fall 2019

Phillip Shults

Society of Vector Ecology, San Jaun, Puerto Rico

Brittany Segundo
Industrial and Systems Engineering

2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA

Adam Hair
Computer Science and Engineering

ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Brennan Young

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, California, USA

Summer 2019

Abby Malkey
Educational Psychology

Plagiarism Across Europe and Beyond, Vilnius, Lithuania

Yufeng Wan

22nd International C. elegans Conference, Los Angeles, California, USA

Erin Buchholtz
Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences

International Congress for Conservation Biology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Amanda Beckman
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

American Ornithological Society 2019 Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Faith Hardin
Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences

Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Clayton Cruthirds
Health & Kinesiology

American Thoracic Society Conference, Dallas, Texas, USA

Brittany Penson

Internal Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ashley Williams
Teaching, Learning & Culture

International Symposium Elementary Mathematics Teaching, Prague, Czech Republic

Danielle Bevan
Teaching, Learning & Culture

International Symposium Elementary Mathematics Teaching, Czech Republic

C. Zane Sheehan
Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication

American Association for Agricultural Education, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Alyson Brokaw
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

International Bat Research Conference, Sakhu Thalang, Phuket, Thailand

Hannah Stroud
Aerospace Engineering

Collaboration with Arts et Metiers ParisTech, Metz, Lorraine, France

Lilianna Wolf
Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences

American Society of Mammalogists 2019 meeting, Washington D.C., USA

Spring 2019

Jeesu Kim

Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California

Michael Morris

Society for Military History Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio

Lindsey Coleman
Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications

Association of International Agricultural and Extension Education, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Bing Jiang
Electrical & Computer Engineering

The 9th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, San Francisco, California

Caitlin Older
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum, Austin, Texas

Seth Bernard Abugho
Soil and Crop Sciences

Visiting the Weed Science Lab at Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Nicole Hagstrom-Schmidt

Shakespeare Association of America, Washington D.C., USA

Winter 2018

Tessily Hogancamp

26th Annual Enzyme Mechanisms Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Jihye Oh
Educational Administration & Human Resource Development

Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Fall 2018

Karen Poh

Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Grace Tsai

24th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Grace Brannon

National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Rachel Short
Ecosystem Science and Management

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Italo Zecca
Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, New Orleans, LA, USA

Constance Lin

Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tam Duong
Civil Engineering

IS – Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA

Garrett Vande Kamp
Political Science

American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, USA

Aaron Lee
Computer Science & Engineering

Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & Student Research Conference: Big Data and the Future of Research, San Francisco, CA, USA

Summer 2018

Melissa Ochao

American Sociology Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Na Young Ahn
Health and Kinesiology

The NASSM 2018 Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Adrian Castellanos
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

American Society of Mammologists, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Timothy Regan

Research Society on Alcoholisum, San Diego, CA, USA

David Saenz
Wildlife and Fisheris Sciences

Neural Systems and Behavior Course, Woods Hole, MA, USA

Tho Tran

43rd Annual Natural Hazards Workshop, Broomfield, CO, USA

Spring 2018

Adam Kellen
Aerospace Engineering

The American Helicopter Soceity, Forum 74, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Angelica Perrotti

Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Washington DC, USA

Jared Ruchensky

30th Association of Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, USA

Yuanyou Wang

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, San Diego, CA, USA

Yanpu Zhang
Chemical Engineering

255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA


Winter 2017

John Schiff

2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA

Vijay Ranjanna
Computer Science & Engineering

IEEE Biometrics – ISBA 2018, Singapore

Lauren Stranahan
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

98th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Alexandra Zhdanova
Physics and Astronomy

Annual Winter Colloquium on the Physcis of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird, Utah, USA

Adam Burke

Laser Ablation Mass Spectrometry I & II Short Courses, Amelia Island, Florida, USA

Casey Hearn

American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Scientific Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA


Fall 2017

Connor Dolan
Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology

International Astronautical Conference, Adelaide, Australia

Yasmin Quintana
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress, La Serena-Coquimbo, Chile

Sally Schutz
Department of English

“Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums” Le Mans, France

Thomas Giustino
Institute for Neuroscience

Society of Neuroscience, Washington D.C., USA

Nafiseh Faghihi Renani
Department of Psychology

Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada

Erica Metheney
Department of Statistics

Complex Networks 2017, Lyon, France

Brittany Segundo
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX

Kushal Bakshi
Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics

American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA


Spring 2017
Andrew Lacanienta
Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, Provo, UT.

Katie Bailey
Department of Anthropology
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA..

Paul Klockow
Ecosystem Science and Management DepartmentAmerican Association of Physical Anthropologist’s Annual Meeting,

American Association of Physical Anthropologist’s Annual Meeting, , Blacksburg, Virginia.

Emily Dickson
Ecosystem Science and Management Department
19th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN

 Muqing Yan
Department of Horticultural Sciences
RosBREED II Meeting, East Lansing, MI..

Shanna Florence
Educational Administration: Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
NASPA Annual Conference, San Antonio TX.

Rajat Maji

Department of Chemistry
ACS National Meeting and Explositions in San Francisco, CA.

Winter 2016
Jennfer Morton
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science
Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, TX.

Claire McKinley
Oceanography Department
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Dongyoung Kim
Biomedical Engineering
The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) 2016, San Diego, CA.

David Coleman
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Seventh AHS Technical Meeting on VTOL Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Mesa AZ.

Garrett Vande Kamp
Department of Political Sciences
IPSA-USP Summer School on Methods and Concepts in Political Science and International Relations, São Paulo, SP, Brazil..

Ji Jing
Institute of Biosciences and Technology
Biophysical Society 61st Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Bingyu Yang
Department of Oceanography
the American Geographical Union (AGU) fall meeting in San Francisco, California.

Fall 2016
Omar Garcia

Department of Psychology
Psychonomic Society’s 57th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Samatha Trent
Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
Adrienne Sturbb

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
The Wildlife Society’ 23rd Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC
Fabian Echeverria
Soil and Crops

The 26th International Conference on Coffee Sciences, Yunnan, Kunming, China

Shachit Shankaran Lyer
Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA.
Erika Weidemann
Department of History
Germans from Russia Heritage Society Convention, Rapid City, SD

Summer 2016

Kelsey McLaughlin
Department of Health and Kinesiology
American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Grace Smarsh
Department of Biology
International Bat Research Conference, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa

Xun He
Department of Chemistry
American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA

Rachel Roenfeldt
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
International Conference on Subterranean Biology, Fayetteville, AR

Andrea Kealoha
Department of Oceanography
International Coral Reef Symposium, Honolulu, HI

Scott Kolodziej
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Neuromorphic Computing Workshop, Oak Ridge, TN

Winter 2015

Parveen Chhetri
Department of Geography
American Geographical Union (AGU) fall meeting in San Francisco, California.

Weiqian Gao
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
the 69th Annual Society for Range Management meeting in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Jinhyung Kim
Department of Psychology
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology meeting in San Diego, California.

Brianna Myre
Department of Biology
The International Sea Turtle Symposium in Lima, Peru.

Geoffrey Roest
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
The American Geographical Union (AGU) fall meeting in San Francisco, California.

Chloe Verschuren
Department of International Affairs, Bush School
the Atlantic Council Research Presentation in Washington D.C.

Cynthia Wright
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
the American Geographical Union (AGU) fall meeting in San Francisco, California.

Fall 2015

Xanthe Shirley
Department of Entomology
annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America

Leigh Szucs
Department of Health and Kinesiology
annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 

Phillipe Wernette 
Department of Geography
annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers

Ryan Mushinski
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
annual meeting of American Society of Agronomy

Payman Dehghanian
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
IEEE Metrocon meeting

Zaria Torres
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science
SETAC North America 36th annual meeting

Seyed Armin Raeis Hosseiny
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
HFES 2015 International Annual Meeting

Winter 2014

William Davis
Department of Psychology
Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Jennifer Ninci
Department of Educational Psychology
Association for Behavior Analysis International – Ninth Annual Autism Conference

Sumit Pokhrel
Department of Aerospace Engineering
2014 Zero Robotics High School ISS Programming Challenge

Amanda Williams
Department of Educational Psychology
National Association of School Psychologist Annual Convention

Robyn Woollands
Department of Aerospace Engineering
25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting

Nicholas Sears
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Society – 2015 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference

Fall 2014

Kristin Davis
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Cooper Ornithological Society and Society of Canadian Ornithologists 2014 Joint Annual Meeting

Matthew Johnson
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition

Allison Rulseh
Department of Psychology
American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting