Student Researchers Present at 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

October 27, 2016

Daniel Smith (CAS '18) describes his work analyzing positive kaon interactions in liquid argon.

Congratulations to all of our student researchers who presented at the 19th Annual Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium:

  • Jessica Allan (mentor: Sulak), Assembling and Preliminary Testing of the CMS GE1/1 Chambers at CERN
  • Owen Burek (mentor: Rohlf), Live Data Monitoring at the Compact Muon Solenoid Experiment
  • Sakib Matin (mentor: Klein), My Fault: Computer Simulation of Earthquakes Using the OFC Model
  • Sara Metti (mentor: Ludwig), Development of Active X-Rays Optics
  • Shanon Rubin (mentor: Sandvik), Dynamical Scaling of Simulated Classical Annealing in Two-Dimensional Ising Spin Glasses
  • Daniel Smith (mentor: Kearns), Study of Positive Kaon Total Interaction Cross Section on Liquid Argon in LArIAT
  • Glenn Steranka (mentor: Erramilli), Calibration of the Jet Energy Scale for H > bb Decays in e+e- Collisions at sqrt(s)=1.4 TeV with the CLIC Detector

The symposium, which was held on Friday, October 21, is part of BU's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). UROP provides assistance - through placement and funding - to undergraduate students interested in faculty-mentored research.