Presentations and Publications by WestConn Students

Michael Zeilnhofer – Light Curve Analysis for Transiting Exoplanets (27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 2013; NCUR Proceedings, Nov. 2013)

Anne Marie Palumbo, Ryan Suter and Paul Shupenis -- Geographic Effect on Snow Crystal Structure (WestConn Research Day, May 2010)

Thorin Jacobs – Stellar Modeling of PS Virginis (WestConn Research Day, May 2010)

Steven Schmidt -- Characterizing the Surface Water Energy Budget for Western Long Island Sound in Late July and Early August 2004 & 2005 (WestConn Research Day, May 2009; Master's degree in Earth and Planetary Sciences, July 2012)

Ryan Krompinger -- Regional Climate Change Projections for the Northeastern U.S. Using an A2 IPCC Emissions Scenario (WestConn Research Day, May 2009; Master's degree in Earth & Planetary Sciences, May 2010)

Ashley Cwikla Science for Visually Impaired Students (WestConn Research Day, May 2007)

Kenneth Gardner, Gale Alexander, Brian Bartolo, Kerry Perrotta, Kathryn Sullivan and John DePasqua The Overcontact Binary GSC 279—321: Observations and Modeling (10th CSU Research Conference, 2006)

Joseph RoyWater Surface Temperature Measurement Using Remote Sensing Technology (WestConn Research Day, May 2006)

John DePasquaQualification of In-Situ Ocean Surface Temperature Measurements Using Infrared Imagery During Experiments Performed at the NASA Air-Sea Interaction Research Facility (WestConn Research Day, May 2006)

Daniel Asselin -- Validation of the Local Accuracy of Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Models (WestConn Research Day, April 2005)

Robert Tabor – Cloud Forcing Influence on Downwelling Infrared Radiation (WestConn Research Day, April 2005)

Kathleen MurphyObservations and Numerical Modeling of Contact and Overcontact Eclipsing Binaries (WCSU Observatory internship, 2004-05)

Melanie HennesseyProperties of Cepheid Variable Stars Identified in Sky Surveys (17tth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, March 2003)

Sandra J. Cvanciger, Michael Dyer, Christopher Lazzaro and Danielle MancusoObservation and Modeling of the Eclipsing Binary RW Comae Berenices (Proceedings, 17th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, March 2003)

Danielle Mancuso Observations of the Open Star Cluster NGC 7510 (student research, Spring 2002)

Timothy HagerPhotometry and a Preliminary Solution for the New Eclipsing Binary GSC 4847 – 1513 (Master’s degree in Earth and Planetary Science, June 2001)

Michael SembosMicrovariability of Blazar OQ 530 (Proceedings, 15th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, March 2001)


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