Clarkson University to host symposium for undergraduate experiences April 12
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 5:31 pm

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University is hosting a symposium for undergraduate experiences on April 12 in Bertrand H. Snell Hall. The public is invited.

Clarkson President Tony Collins will give opening remarks at 8:45 a.m.

Student oral presentations will be in rooms 175, 177, 212, 213 and 214 at 9 a.m.

From 10 to 11:30 a.m., there will be a poster session in the atrium, followed by more oral presentations from 11:30 to 12:30 a.m.

From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., there will be an awards luncheon for the best presentations.

Topics will include:

• An overview of sustainable forestry and biomass generation of New York

• Identifying behavioral trends among college students’ video game and internet use

• Impact analysis of energy-absorbing gel linings in football helmets

• A stem cell-based approach to intervertebral disc degeneration

• Golden-winged and hybrid warbler breeding populations in the North Country

• Progress toward the development of a running prosthesis for a transfemoral amputee

• The effects of gold nanoparticles on cervical cancer cell survival

• The universe-maker: Donald A. Wollheim and the construction of the science fiction paperback

• A new electrostatic precipitator for filtration of diesel vehicle particulate emissions