Dr. Masakatsu Watanabe is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry in the department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. He describes his team’s summer research experience. “Both Branden Sanchez (left in the picture) and Zachary Douglas had a marvelous time with Silvia Crivelli, other scientists, and other summer interns… Continue reading
An Idaho State University (ISU) spent their summer at LBNL as part of the SRP program. The team was led by Dr. Yury Gryazin, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at ISU. Dr. Gryazin worked with two ISU doctoral students of engineering from: both students earned their master’s degrees… Continue reading
Dr. Wilson Rivera, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez (UPRM), arranged summer internships at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) for two of his students through the Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) program. Julian Cuevas is a third-year undergraduate majoring in software engineering. Dan Rosa de Jesus is a computer… Continue reading
Dr. Henry Boateng is a Mathematics Professor at Bates College and a first-year participant in SRP. His research expertise is in particle methods. He works on algorithm and model developments in computational chemistry and materials science. His recent work has focused on particle methods, and he has also worked on continuum problems. He has devoted… Continue reading
At Hood College, a small liberal arts college in Frederick, Maryland, Dr. Xinlian Liu ties his research interests to how to better prepare students for a research career path. “We have some really wonderful students, and Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) is a rare opportunity for them to get involved in conducting cutting-edge research” he says.… Continue reading
Dr. Alina Lazar is a Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems at Youngstown State University. She has also taught at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Both cities are part of the rust belt, an area trying to recover from the decline of the American manufacturing sector. Dr. Lazar participated in the 2016 Sustainable… Continue reading
This experience has been really good – the space, the people, everyone is very positive and welcoming and open. I’ve learned so much, and I have to push myself to stay at their pace and work as effectively as I can.
The most enjoyable components were the one-on-one speed dating and poster sessions, where we were able to explore common research interests and find ways to collaborate
My participation has impacted my research by providing access to resources and training that I do not have at my home institution but can easily transfer and use when I am back.