Chancellor's Innovative Fund Project, Cycle 6, 2013-2014, STEM Comes Alive

STEM Comes Alive student poster competition project

The 2013 -2014 Stem Comes Alive student poster competition project involves sponsored award-based competitions for the purpose of increasing student interest in STEM studies at HCC. The project team consists of two directors, a graphic designer along with a project evaluator. Working with the team are faculty members who serve as project consultants and competition judges that determine the project categories for the student competition of which students can participate and compete for awards and prizes. Students of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics focused areas may participate.

View poster competion from 2012-2013 It's Just STEM, Chancellor's Innovative Fund Project, Cycle 5

2014 STEM Comes Alive Poster Competition Winners

1st Place Winners

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Science Placements

TieErisa Hysi & Chinasa Anokwuru:   The Initiation of an Undergraduate Research Project involving a Metagenomic Study of Viral Populations Carried by Mosquitos in the Houston Area. - $1000  ($500 each)

Faculty Sponsors were:  Dr. Dalton McWhinney and Dr. Pauline Ward both from HCC Central College


Tie:  Adam Solon & Tammy Hendrix-Doucette:  Vapor Phase Pyrolysis of the Biomass Tar Compound, 2- Methoxy-4-Vinylphenol  -  $1000 ($500 each)

Faculty Sponsors were:  Dr. Carla Karen Fortune and Dr. Shuhsien Batamo, both from Central College

 

 

Technology

Linda Shi:  Technology - Design Elements  STEM - $1000

No faculty sponsor

2nd Place Winners

Science Placements

Tie:  Talia Landof, Daniel Millsap, Felicia Berechet, Shiva Fahandezh Saadi;  Extraction, Structure, Elucidation and Analysis of Anti-Cancer Agents. – Samsung Tablet(s)

Faculty Sponsors:  Dr. Abdul Cherif and Dr. Steven Dessens

 

Tie:  Anthony Obi, Nabeel Javed, Darin Peacock, Chimogi Emukah;  Got GMOS? – Samsung Tablet(s)

Faculty Sponsors:  Dr. Jennifer O'Neal

 

Technology

Mamie Warren - A Behind the scenes Look at Software Application - Samsung Tablet

No Faculty Sponsor

3rd Place Winners

Science Placements

Tie:  Spencer Anderson, Paloma luna, Phung Tran: XLF and XRCC4 Interact with Telomeric Proteins – STEM bags, with STEM T-Shirt and STEM Lab coat and other items.

Faculty Sponsor:  Dr. Jennifer O'Neal

 

Tie:  Lincon Borda, Barbara Nassif, Malindi May, Mariapaz Durand:  Food For Thought The Use of PCR and DNA Electrophoresis to Detect DNA Sequences Associated with GMO's  -  STEM bags, with STEM T-Shirt and STEM Lab coat and other items.

Faculty Sponsor: 

 

Technology

Tie:  Anny Vu - STEM bags, with STEM T-Shirt and STEM Lab coat and other items

 Tie:  Annathur Kalingan -  STEM bags, with STEM T-Shirt and STEM Lab coat and other items