2018 STARS Event

Spotlight on Technology, Arts, Research and Scholarship
March 5, 2018

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

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


11:30 - Buffet Lunch

11:35 - Introduction

11:45 - Ju Shen, Computer Science
             Benjamin Kunz, Psychology
A Virtual Reality Based Video Self-Modeling System
for Behavior Intervention

12:10 - Pothitos Pitychoutis, Biology
Deciphering Novel Calcium Circuits Implicated in the
Neurobiology of ADHD

12:35 - Amit Singh, Biology
The Role of Signaling Pathways in Alzheimer’s Disease:
A Silver Tsunami of the 21st Century

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.)