Excellence in Creative Inquiry Award

Coming in August: Click here to nominate CISE faculty and students for the Summer 2019 Excellence in Creative Inquiry Award.

2017

Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Instruction

  • Dr. Amanda Carroll, Department of Chemistry (College of Arts and Science): CHEM 2910, Introduction to Research Methods

  • Dr. Helen Hunt, Department of English (College of Arts and Sciences): ENGL 4340, Topics in American Literature: Queer, Crossed, Quixotic: Early American Adventure Narratives & Gender Theory

  • Dr. Jennifer Meadows, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education): ELED 3152, Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Mentoring

  • Dr. Holly Stretz.  Department of Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering). Student: Parker Lusk.  Project Title: Detection of Lead Contaminants in Water using Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles

  • Dr. Jeanette Wolak.  Department of Earth Sciences (College of Arts and Sciences).  Student: Amber Patterson.  Project Title: Analysis of Terraced Fans on Mars using High-Resolution Digital Terrain Models

Excellence in Creative Inquiry Student Award

Mary Holden.  Mentor: Dr. Brian Leckie.  Department of Agriculture (College of Agriculture and Human Ecology).  Project Title: Field Evaluation of Southern Appalachian Heirloom Bush Type Green Beans

Parker Lusk. Mentor: Dr. Holly Stretz. Department of Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering). Project Title: Detection of Lead Contaminants in Water using Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles

Nathan Martindale. Mentor: Dr. Jerry Gannod. Department of Computer Science (College of Engineering). Project Title: Use of Machine Learning Algorithms to Help Understand Preferences of Residents in Long Term Care Facilities

David York. Mentor: Dr. Sean Alley. Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing (College of Business). Project Title: Maximizing Government Revenue through Taxation

 2018

Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Instruction

  • Dr. Queen Ogbomo, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education): ELED 3140, Teaching of Social Studies

  • Dr. Amber Spears, Department of Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education): READ 3311, Literacy I

Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Mentoring

  • Dr. O. Andreea Cojocaru.  Department of Chemistry (College of Arts and Sciences). Student: Lillian Pipkin.  Project Title: Dual functioning liquid salt of phenothiazine drugs

  • Dr. Sean Alley.  Department of Economics (College of Business).  Student: Michael Stooksbury.  Project Title: The Effects of Transfer Payments on Labor Productivity and Labor-Leisure Choices: A Behavioral Economics Approach

Excellence in Creative Inquiry Student Award

Lillian Pipkin.  Mentor: Dr. O. Andreea Cojocaru.  Department of Chemistry (College of Arts and Sciences).  Project Title: Dual functioning liquid salt of phenothiazine drugs

Michael Stooksbury.  Mentor: Dr. Sean Alley.  Department of Economics (College of Business).  Project Title: The Effects of Transfer Payments on Labor Productivity and Labor-Leisure Choices: A Behavioral Economics Approach

Tessa Eskander.  Mentor: Dr. Holly Stretz.  Department of Chemical Engineering (College of Engineering).  Project Title: Lithium Extraction from Brine using Li/AI Layered Double Hydroxide Chloride in a Microfluidic Fiber Reactor

Hannah Buckner.  Mentor: Dr. Nikki Panter.  Department of Biology (College of Arts and Sciences).  Project Title: This is Nuts: Training Shelter Dogs to Detect Peanut Allergens

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