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Five ECE students among those presenting at Denman Forum

Five ECE students will be among the nearly 500 projects that will be presented March 26 at the 19th annual Denman Forum.

The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum showcases outstanding student research, scholarship, and creative activity and encourages all undergraduates to participate in these activities to enrich their undergraduate education.

ECE students participating in this year's forum will include:

Yuyao Chen, Booth 209: "An Examination of Echoic Flow Based Autonomous Guidance Using the Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot" (See abstract)

Yiming Jia, Booth 225: "Characterization of Acoustic Echoes & a Comparison of Bat and Human Waveforms" (See abstract)

Derek Allman, Booth 238: "Creating Pink Diamond at the Surface for Nanoscale Studies" (See abstract)

Daniel Main, ECE, along with Amanda Broseus (Chemical Engineering) and Ryan Van Soelen (Engineering Physics), Booth 275: "Sustainability of Engineering Projects in Areas with Limited Accessibility" (See abstract)

Michael Newburger (Physics) and Rachael Teuscher (ECE), Booth 244: "Synthesis and Enhancement of Graphene for Optoelectronic Devices" (See abstract)

The annual event is coordinated by the Undergraduate Research Office and supported by the Office of Research, the Office of Undergraduate Education, Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Denman, and other corporate and private donors.

This year’s Denman Forum will be from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the Recreation and Physical Activity Center. An open poster session will be held from noon to 3 p.m., followed by judging of student performances from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Presentation of student awards will begin at 4:30 p.m.

A reception and entertainment featuring Scarlet Fever and the String Trio is planned for 3 to 4:30 p.m.

The Denmans are long-time members of the Ohio State University community and also have established a Professorship for Clinical Research in Epilepsy. In addition, both are inaugural members of The Oval Society, established in 2010. Mr. Denman served as an Ohio State University Foundation Board Director (1985-2003) and is now an emeritus member of the board, as well as a lifetime member of the President’s Club, The Ohio State Alumni Association, and the College of Medicine’s Order of Hippocrates. In 1996, the university presented him with a Distinguished Service Award.