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OUR Info Session September 2023

What does it mean to "do" research"? How is undergraduate research different than other academic opportunities? What are the benefits? How do you even get started? In this info…

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Between National Politics and International Intellectual Influences: Development of Nanjing University Chemistry & Physics Departments, 1902-1937, Julia Zhou, UG '24 (2269588)

Close inspection of Nanjing’s University charter and administrative-level official documents reveals the deep, early influences of Japanese education models on the structure of the Physics and…

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On Sunken Land: The Environmental and Social Impacts of the Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam in Brazil, Coley Rose Martin, UG '23 (2272645)

In October of 1982, a Brazilian and Paraguayan company known as Itaipu Binacional closed the side canals of the Itaipu hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River in Brazil, launching an ambitious…

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Therapy is for Westerners: Inadequacies Measuring Bangladeshi Anxiety & Depression, Imaan Khasru, UG '23 (2267901)

Most tools to assess & diagnose psychological disorders are developed in the West via testing on Western populations, and then used on non-Western populations. We assume these tools are reliable…

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Analyzing the underlying mechanisms of cross-platform validity for Natural Language Processing-based predictive models that identify mental disorders in social media users, Yubi Mamiya, UG '26 (3995017)

Recent, dramatic increases in life-threatening self-harm and hospitalizations of young people due to mental disorders has motivated efforts to preemptively identify suffering individuals and connect…

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Human Attention Judgement and the Attention Schema Theory of Consciousness, Kathryn T. Farrell, UG '25 and Sarah C. Kimmel, UG '24 (2770632)

Princeton’s Attention Judgment study aims to investigate the ability of the human brain to predict and model the attention of others. Our work is centered around the Attention Schema Theory of…

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Electric Toothbrushing Pitfalls, Rachel J. Kulchar, UG (2276841)

As the most prevalent chronic disease, dental caries, or tooth decay, is exacerbated by inadequate plaque removal. Oftentimes, people assume that electric toothbrushes are a very efficient way to…

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Revolutionizing Clean Energy: How IG Processed Superconducting Super Magnets Could Save the Planet, Sushma Miryala, UG '25 (2771013)

The consequences of global warming are being felt worldwide, and rising temperatures are having catastrophic effects through the forms of heatwaves, floods, wildfires, sea level rises, droughts, and…

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Are Asian Americans People of Color? Reimagining Asian American Ethnic Identity and Forging Cross-Racial Solidarity with Black Americans, Zi Liu, UG '24 (2280004)

Are Asian Americans people of color? At the outset of his most famous 1903 essay, W.E.B. Du Bois writes: “the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.” But in…

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Shouts & Murmurs: A Gendered Study of Sonic Suspensions in the 19th Century Novel, Clara McWeeny, UG '25 (2770242)

When considering moments of auditory focus in the 19th century novel, rarely does one stop to consider the sonic attention paid to instances of direct speech. Readers instead find their preoccupation…

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SlaveVoyages: Graphing the Frequency of Voyages from Origin Ports of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Over Time, Moses Abrahamson, UG '25 (2770718)

My project plots slave voyage data from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Specifically, it compares the top five origin ports of the trade in terms of frequency of voyages embarking from these ports…

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3D Printing of Complex Materials for Biomedical and General Use, Lauren Ava Rawson, UG '23 (2270891)

Cell-cell connections are far stronger than cell-substrate connections. The proteins that cells use to connect to non-cellular material are weaker than the proteins used in cell-cell connections. On…

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Robotic Swarm Inspection for Infrastructure Monitoring, Darren Chiu, UG '23 (2265354)

Robotic swarm inspection for structures offers a flexible, scalable, and cost-effective solution in comparison to human inspection such as the benefit of being resilient to individual failures,…

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Knot The Average Boat: Development of a Semi-Autonomous Sailing Platform, Jeb Carter, UG '23 (2985750)

The problem of autonomous sailing is a complex and challenging one. There are nearly countless possible environmental and telemetry sensors that can be implemented, each with varying challenges and…

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Quantum Photonic Transformer (QPT), Alkin Kaz, UG '23 (2262501)

You might have wondered what underlying mechanism and models does the famous ChatGPT, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) chat assistant employs. The T of the GPT, that is the Generative Pre-trained…

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Finding Momentum in Division One Baseball, Jason Ding, UG '25 (2770524)

There is thorough research proving the hot-hand notion, or the tendency to believe that a successful streak is likely to lead to further success, as a fallacy in sports. This research disproves the…

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