Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Six Texas A&M-Kingsville students place in System Pathways Symposium

KINGSVILLE - December 21, 2012

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Six students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville placed in the 10th Annual Texas A&M University Pathways Student Research Symposium held recently. The symposium was held this year at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

Kelsey Davis, a history and English major from Lawton, Oklahoma, earned Distinction in the Oral Presentation, Undergraduate category with her presentation The Impact of Urbanization on the Maori People of New Zealand. Her faculty mentor is Dr. Nirmal Goswami, political science professor.

Jennifer Korn scored in the top five percent in Doctoral Poster Presentations. She is a wildlife science major from Wylie and her faculty mentor is Dr. Michael Tewes, Regents professor. Her presentation was entitled Spatial Patterns of Bobcat in Response to Brush Management Using GPS

Natalie Rocha from Harlingen was in the top five percent in Masters Poster Presentations. She is an environmental engineering major under the mentorship of Dr. David Ramirez, assistant professor in environmental engineering. Her presentation was entitled Engineered Nanomaterial Absorption of Air Pollutants in the Presence of Water Vapor.

Three undergraduate students scored in the top five poster presentation.

Wolfgang Schwertner, Kingsville; Pedro Carmona, Weslaco; and Eric Wineman, Lakehills, placed with their presentation Airport Taxiway Monitoring. They are all electrical engineering majors and their faculty mentor is Dr. Chung Leung, assistant professor in electrical and computer science.

Iris Facundo of Edinburg placed with her presentation Absorption of Benzene and p-Xylene Mixtures on Granular Activated Carbon. She is an environmental engineering major and her mentor is Ramirez.

Natalia Rojas from Bogota, Columbia, placed with her presentation Experimental Set Up and ICP-MS Analysis Methodology for a Novel Technology to Control Mercury Emissions. She is an environmental engineering major under Dr. Alvaro Martinez, associate professor in environmental engineering.


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