53rd Annual Strnad Assembly

Sixteen seniors completed their Strnad Fellowships and were presented to their peers at the 53rd Annual Strnad assembly held virtually via Zoom.

Nate Abbott is recording and analyzing solar panel energy at different areas of US.

Luke Brandon is studying the biodegradability of homopolymers and polymer-blends.

Harbir Dass 
is building a formula car.

Aiden James Dumm
is producing a documentary titled The Story of US.

Kaden Jones
is producing a film titled Honesty is a Timekeeper.

Sam Mathews (with Vir Patel)
is creating a Lake Kilroy buoy and water quality sensor project.

Arman Taheri
is producing a true independent short film.

Nik Vucenovic
is studying the effects of solvent purity on capillary stress of silica aerogels.

Sammy Weidenthal's
project is titled Reliving Cleveland's Industrial Past through Photograph.


Justice Arai's project is titled Developing Propellers with a Fringed Trailing-Edge Inspired by Owl Flight to Reduce Noise.

David Baker is rebuilding a 1920's Moris Minor.

Tommy Blossom is studying the effect of diet on aviator performance.

Ryan Chang is conducting a comparison of left-hemispheric and right-hemispheric ischemic stroke patients.

Manzili Denis is studying if we can identify target of tigecycline using a forward genetic screen.

Matthew Devine is degrading zebra mussel byssal thread adhesives with UV light.

Isaiah Gilbert's research is titled Cytoplasmic hnRNPK: Enhancer or side effect?.

Chase Greppin (with Winston Massey) is developing a cookbook.

Winston Massey (with Chase Greppin) is developing a cookbook.

Rohan Kumar is studying pain and pain management among non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease patients and their association with quality of life (a CKDopps analysis).

Thomas McGowan
is engineering, designing, and constructing a utility vehicle.

Vir Patel (with Sam Mathews)
is creating a Lake Kilroy buoy and water quality sensor project.

Hans Swain
is studying the effect of excess dietary iron on intestinal tumorigenesis.

Alex Vincenti
is studying platelets, glioma-stem cells, and differentiated glioma cells and their role in glioblastoma disease progression.

Weining Wang
is investigating hydrogen production enzymes using gaming GPU.

Teddy Welsh's
project is titled The E-gene: The Science Behind It.

Gordon Zeitz
is studying the efficiency of small-scale hydroelectric power by modifying the turbine shape.

Joey Zigman
is lathe turning baseball bats of different wood types to produce maximum exit velocity.

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