University of Southern California Fred S. Grodins Graduate Research Symposium The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC

11th Annual Fred S. Grodins Graduate Research Symposium

USC Davidson Conference Center

March 31st, 2007

Committee Members

Theodore Zanos, Joseph Munaretto, Rachel Bitton, Chi-Hyung "JJ" Seo, Wenli Wang, Nicholas Sachs

Grodins Graduate Award:
Xiaoning Wang

Platform First Place:
Rachel Bitton – Photoacoustic Microscopy with a 30MHz Array and Receive System

Platform Runner-Up:
Leanne Chan – Biological Response of Electrical Stimulation in Normal and Degenerate Retina

Platform Runner-Up:
Sinchai Tsao – Incorporating Radius Features for Computer Aided Bone Age Assessment of Older Children

Poster Awards:

  • Mahsa Rouhanizadeh – Mitochondrial membrane potential regulation by pulsatile/oscillatory shear stress
  • Kenrick Kuwahara – Proanthocyanidin improve healing in thermally treated collagen
  • Ronalee Lo – A Reusable In-Plane Polymer Integrated Microfluidic Interconnect
  • Madison Zitting – Design Considerations for a fiber-optic light guiding system for the excitation and collection of fluorescence marking insulin release in ß-cells
  • Bing Lu – Nonlinear Dynamic Neural Network for Text-Independent Speaker Identification without Knowing Exact Voice Print
  • Neha Parikh – Modeling a visual-attention based image processing algorithm for a retinal prosthesis using Simulink and implementing on the TMS320DM642 (720 MHz) Digital Signal Processor
  • Joy Hsu – Animal to Human Scaling of Anticancer Drug Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics
  • Rahul Kaliki – Controlling Distal Arm Postures from Shoulder Movement During 2D Reaching and Grasping

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