Third Place: Ryan Billings (H&SS Interdisciplinary), Sean Chin (H&SS Interdisciplinary), Salim Peshawaria (Psychology, Science & Humanities Scholar), Jonghyun Thom (H&SS Interdisciplinary), "CMU Connect"
Psychology Department Competition
First Place: Amritha Mallikarjun (SHS), "Accents and Dual Language Acquisition" Alexander Keinath (Psychology), "The Influence of Constituent Familiarity on the Ability to Bind Associations"
Runner-up: James Bursley (SHS), "Unconscious Neural Reactivation in Associative Learning"
Richard Schoenwald Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Undergraduate Research
David Huang (Biological Sciences), "Candida albicans Adherence Regulator ACE2 is a Pivotal Target of SNF5"
Sigma Xi Poster Competition
First Place: David Huang (Biological Sciences), "Candida albicans Adherence Regulator ACE2 is a Pivotal Target of SNF5"
Second Place: Alexander Edelman (Physics), "Energetic Barriers to Magnetic Switching in Compacted Nanoparticles"
Third Place: Neereja Sundaresan (ECE), "The Future of Magnetic Media, Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers"
SRC-URO Poster Competition
First Place: Leah Yingling (Biomedical Engineering, MSE), "Automated Histological Classification of Teratoma Tissue Classes"
Second Place: Andrea Pickel (MechE), "Properties of Iron Cobalt Magnetic Nanoparticle-based Solder Composites"
Third Place: Kwabena Agyeman (ECE, EPP), "CMUcam4: Open Source Programmable Embedded Color Vision Sensor"
Statistics Poster Competition and Statistics Oral Presentation of an Honors Thesis
First Place, Oral Presentation: Yi Xiang Chong (Mathematical Sciences, Statistics), "Incorporating Flexibility into the Normalized Cut Image Segmentation Algorithm"
First Place, Poster: Brandon Ngiam (Mathematical Sciences), Carl Sturges (Statistics), Anna Svirsko (Mathematical Sciences), "Anti-Piracy Laws + Box Office Sales: A Case Study in France"
Second Place, Poster: Michael Pane (Statistics), Nicholas Rock (SHS), George Volichenko (Statistics, SDS), "Reducing Costs for the Port Authority"
Third Place, Poster: Shirui Hu (Mathematical Sciences, Statistics), Eliot Knudsen (Statistics, Mathematical Sciences), I-Ta Yang (Mathematical Sciences), "Analysis of Pittsburgh Bus Schedule and Data"
Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Lorenzi (Statistics), Joon Su Min (Statistics), Laura Patzer (Statistics, English), "Analysis of Film Distributors iTunes Promotion"
Honorable Mention: Nancy Geronian (Statistics), Jung Moon Jang (Statistics), Jeff Lee (Statistics), Kaylee Makel (Economics, Social & Decision Sciences), Victor Wilczynski (Economics), "Census on Parking Meters at Carnegie Mellon University"
Honorable Mention: Cam Bogie (Statistics), Ben Gorman (Economics, Statistics), Chelsea Grindle (Mathematical Sciences, Statistics), Jongwoo Lee (Statistics), George Nardi (Philosophy), George Volichenko (Statistics, Social & Decision Sciences), "Internet Piracy at CMU: Student Behavior and Opinions"
STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Award
Timothy Sherman (CS, Art), "9Billion: An Alternate Reality Game at CMU"
Stefan Dezil (Drama), Yulin Kuang (English, Social & Decision Sciences), Benjamin Welmond (Self-Defined, Art), "First Kiss"
Samuel Lavery (Humanities and Arts, HCI), "Resurrecting the Homestead Steelworks"
Toyota Ideas for Good Scholars Award
Stephanie Goldfein (Chemistry Modern Languages), "A Stop-Flow Liquid/Membrane/Liquid Interface for Improved Analysis of Small Organics in Water by Mass Spectrometry"