Chris Anto, Stefan Arseneau, Keyi Ding, Le “Chris” Wang, and Jintong “Alice” Li Receive Summer Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards

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The Summer Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) have been awarded to five undergraduates in the department who will have opportunity to work closely with JHU research advisors over the summer. PURA was created to assist and encourage Hopkins undergraduate students to continue or begin independent research, scholarly and creative projects with our amazing university advisors over the summer and without curricular obligations inhibiting full-time effort. Below are the awardees in the department along with their advisors and research titles.

  • Chris Anto, advised by Natalia Drichko, “Developing methods of Raman scattering thin film measurement and applications to Quantum Spin Liquid candidate TbInO3”
  • Stefan Arseneau, advised by Nadia Zakamska, “Probing The Mass-Radius Relation of White Dwarfs Using Wide Binaries”
  • Keyi Ding, advised by Rosemary Wyse and Carrie Fillion, “Development of Machine Learning Techniques to Distinguish Giant Stars from Dwarf Stars and Application to the Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way”
  • Le “Chris” Wang, advised by Kevin Schlaufman, “Is The Formation Of Terrestrial Planets The Cause of Solar Atypical Abundance Pattern?”
  • Jintong “Alice” Li, advised by Amanda Lauer (School of Medicine), “Mechanisms of Hearing Loss in Sickle Cell Disease”