2018 STARS Event

Spotlight on Technology, Arts, Research and Scholarship
February 8, 2018

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

This spring, STARS will feature recipients of the 2017 STEM Catalyst grants. The STEM Catalyst program is a collaboration of the College of Arts and Sciences, Hanley Sustainability Institute and School of Engineering, offering competitive research grants across the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. The award is intended to foster new and expand existing research programs that have the potential to achieve national prominence and external support. Recipients of the inaugural 2017 awards will present their research in the areas of health, biosciences, biomechanics, environment, sustainability and cybersecurity.


11:30 - Buffet Lunch

11:45 - Intro to the STEM Catalyst Program from the Deans

11:55 - Kim Bigelow, Mechanical Engineering
            Timothy Reissman, Mechanical Engineering
            Julie Walsh-Messinger, Psychology
            Kurt Jackson, Physical Therapy
Encouraging Better Mobility: The Development of a SmartWalker with Posture Monitor

12:25 - Tam Nguyen, Computer Science
              Phu Phung, Computer Science
Secured CAPTCHAs via Object Segment Collages

1:00 - Dessert and Mixer

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STARS is an event sponsored by the Office for Research to showcase exciting advances in research and scholarship at UD, as well as to foster connections and collaboration among faculty, staff and professional researchers.

2018 STARS flyer

Details and Directions

Directions and Campus Map

(Visitors will need a parking pass. Passes can be obtained from the Visitor's Center next to P lot entering from Stewart Street or please call Danita Nelson, at 937-229-3515, ahead of time to make arrangements.)