SEAP 2005

WASHINGTON ACADEMY OF SCIENCES STUDENT AWARDS
FOR
THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM (SEAP)

The SEAP Chemistry Division Seminar at The Naval Research Laboratory on August 9th 2005 was a very successful event, thanks to the efforts of Dr Jim Murday (Head of the NRL Chemistry Division), many organizers and mentors at NRL and Mary Phillips of GWU. The three Academy judges were: Jorome Gibbon, Sajjad Durrani, and Paul Hazan.

Paul Hazan (Vice President for Junior Academy Affairs) presented the WAS Venezky Chemistry Awards (two JOINT first prizes) and two Honorable Mention certificates to Projects judged the best in an outstanding and very close competition. The Seven finalist presentations are listed below. Clicking on the name of the student will take you to the paper.:

Kathleen Fleming, [JOINT 1ST PRIZE]
Mentors: James Fleming/Bradley Williams
TITLE: Alternatives of Ozone depleting Solvents

Jason Kostelnik, [JOINT 1ST PRIZE]
Mentors: Wahl/Chromik
TITLE: Development of LabView Interface for CSEM POD Tribological Studies of AFRL Chameleon Coating

Marianne Kidwell [Honorable Mention]
Mentor: Susan Rose-Pehrsson/Kimberly Williams
TITLE: Developing a Method for Monoethanolamine (MEA) Detection

Ram Nayak & Dan Pak [Honorable Mention]
Mentor: David Kidwell
TITLE: Effects of Different Core Metals on the Performance of Ion Selective Electrodes

Jessica Ho (paper not available)
Mentors: Klug/Miller
TITLE: Functional Form of NMR and NQR Signals

Mary Santangelo
Mentors: Wynne/Snow
TITLE: Preventing the Spread of Hantavirus

Robert Thomas
Mentors: Ananth/Rouson
TITLE: Effects of Copper Mesh on the Suppression of Navy Cable Fires by Ultra Sonic Water Mist

Paul Hazan, Vice President, Washington Academy of Sciences– Junior Academy Affairs

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