Ten students in Cal State San Bernardino’s University Honors Program will present their senior research projects at the first-ever University Honors Mini Conference, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 9.

The event will take place in University Hall, room UH-106.

The presentations are:

2:45-3:45 p.m.

  • Nicole Lopez, “Determining Ferroelectricity of Organic Materials”
  • Michael Cantos, “Construction and Testing of a Low-Cost Scanning Tunneling Microscope”
  • Manuel Paul, “An Exploration of Software-Based GNSS Signal Processing at Multiple Frequencies”
  • Vanessa Marin, “Sleep Promotion, Dementia Prevention”

4-5 p.m.

  • Melanie Asalde-Smith, “TOUCH SCREEN: Paintings for a Digital Age”
  • Madison Bock , Arabic Language, Literature, and Culture
  • Mary Elizabeth Bucayu, “What Have California Cities Learned as a Result of the Great Recession? The Impact of the Local Option Sales Tax on Rainy Day Stabilization Funds”

5:15-6:15 p.m.

  • Moises Romero, “DFT Analysis on the Ferroelectric Behavior of Tetrathiafulvalene and Chloranil”
  • Susan Proakatok, “Developing a Possible Antiviral Target for the Influenza Virus”
  • Justin Camarena, “Bitcoin & the Growing Impact of Blockchain Technology”

All University Honors students are required to complete a senior research project, either through the department Honors Program in their discipline, interdisciplinary, or through an independent study in the University Honors Program.

Visit the University Honors Program website for more information on its student research program and on the entire program itself.