MORESE at UTSA

MORESE Students


Summer-Fall 2014

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Diana Azouggagh (Geo)

Marina Suarez

 

Ana Balino (Geo)

Judy Haschenburger

An investigation into sediment transport processes

Christine Maher (Geo)

Dave Young

Partitioning of trace elements between epidote and zircon

Karen Pena (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Conodont biostratigraphy of a mystery limestone in central New Mexico

Summer 2013

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Karem Alfaro (CE)

Samer Dessouky

Mitigation of air emissions by utilizing vegetation

Ana Atilano (Geo)

Hongjie Xie
Xin Miao

Detection of melt ponds through high spatial resolution aerial photos

Diana Azouggagh (Geo)

Marina Suarez

Micro sampling carbon and oxygen isotope for analysis from limestone caprock from Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry in eastern Utah

Ana Balino (Geo)

Xin Miao

Extract detailed terrain information from high-resolution lidar data

Velita Cardenas (Geo)

Blake Weissling

Antarctic sea ice/slush assessed by multi-frequency electromagnetics: a predictive tool

Livier Corona (CE)

Xiaofeng Liu

Gravity currents on slopes

Angela de Greef (CE)

Jie Huang

Liquid limit and plastic limit tests

Kristi Funari (Geo)

Yongli Gao

General water quality survey of upper Cibolo Creek during drought conditions

Jessica George (CE)

Heather Shipley

Chemical wastewater treatment processes of a tanning facility

Ashli Green (CE)

 

 

Alex Hilario (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Impacts of heat island on rainfall in Houston, TX

Christine Maher (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Sexual dimorphism in the Triassic ammonoid Joannites

Faviola Manzano (CE)

Routing Pei

Bacteria cell walls are novel viscosity modifying admixtures of concrete

Iris Miranda (Geo)

 

 

David Morua (CE)

John Joseph

The development of scientific support to assess the environmental impact of fracking-related activities in the Eagle Ford Shale

Andres Munoz (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Flood fatalities in the U.S.

Karen Pena (Geo)

Lance Lambert

 

Iskandar Rahbani (Geo)

Alan Dutton

 

Jose R. Salazar-Verdin (Geo)

Marina Suarez

Carbon isotope chemostratigraphy of the lower Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah

Johanna Torres (ES)

 

 

Summer 2012

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Christian Baker (Geo)

Stephen Ackley

Albedo of sea ice derived from airborne imagery in the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica

Justin Battle (ME)

Kirian Bhaganger

 

Ana K. Balino (CE)

Ruiting Pei

Viscosity modifying agent

Velita Cardenas (Geo)

Judy Haschenburger

An evaluation of Shields’ experiment on sediment entrainment

Debbie J. Duran (Geo)

Xiaofeng Liu

Flood control for the city of San Antonio

Louis Faust (CE)

Heather Shipley

Visualization and CFD: simulating dissolved oxygen content in rivers

Marcus Garcia (CE)

Xiaofeng Liu

Comparison of BMP practices in San Antonio and Austin

Jessica George (CE)

Heather Shipley

Chemical wastewater treatment processes of a tanning facilit

Ashli Green (Geo)

Jyotsna Sharma

Analyzing the composition of the marine nematode community in the post-deepwater horizon environment

Diego A. Gonzalez (CE)

Ruiting Pei

 

Josues J. Gonzalez (EE)

Drew Johnson

A DAQ system for the Environmental Engineering laboratories

Phillip Gutierrez (CE)

Jie Huang

Effects of seismic loads in soil arching conditions

Alex E. Hilario (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Comparison of fatalities caused by flooding during the last fifty years

Marvin Lopez (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Oxygen isotopes in conodont phosphate: paleoecological or diagenetic signal?

Andres Munoz (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Flood fatalities in the U.S.

Naiomi Patterson (Geo)

Stuart Birnbaum

Growth and attachment of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans on gypsum with implications for a Mars analog

Jose R. Salazar-Verdin (Geo)

Marina Suarez

Carbon isotope chemostratigraphy of lower Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah

Mark Anthony Santos (CE)

Jie Huang

Laboratory analysis of MSE wall experiencing uplift

Johanna Torres (CE)

Hongjie Xie

Analysis of Lake Buchanan’s temperature variation using MODIS and in-situ data

Nicholas N. Vasquez (CE)

Drew Johnson

Soil erodability testing

Summer 2011

Student (major)
Mentor
Research Topic

Francisco Javier Cantu (CE)

Mijia Yang

Innovative joint design for improving earthquake resistance

Benjamin Cardenas (Geo)

Hongjie Xie

Martian surface characteristics and changes observed from the HiRISE images: case studies

Alexander E. Colby (Geo)

Blake Weissling

Glacial delineation and ice retreat on Pico de Orizaba, Mexico

Stephen Contreras (Geo)

Judy Haschenburger

Characteristics of floodplain sediments at the San Antonio River

Roberto Erazo (CE)

Jie Huang

Leaching of lime and geofiber reinforced clay soil

April Rose Escamilla (ES)

Ruoting Pei

The effect of Bacillus subtilis and cell fraction additives as a method to improve cement strength

Marcus Eli Garcia (CE)

Lance Lambert
Xiaofeng Liu

Modeling the stability of Chaetetes under shear flow conditions

Oscar Garza (CE)

Heather Shipley

Removal of arsenic from water using nano iron-oxide-zeolite

Jessica S. George (CE)

Heather Shipley

Stability of nanoparticles: solution chemistry, physical properties, and mechanical effects

Oscar Godinez (CE)

Samer Dessouky

 

Crystal Gonzalez (CE)

Ruoting Pei

Performance of microbial fuel cells using a bee-hive structure anode and a comparative analysis to carbon fiber brush electrodes

Alex Hilario (undeclared E)

Hatim Sharif

Flood related fatalities that have occurred in the state of Louisiana in the last fifty two years

Jessica Jimenez (CE)

Stephen Ackely

Castle Hills: Renewable energy and energy conservation options

Marvin Lopez Jr. (Geo)

Lance Lambert

Ammonoid Sutures in a diverse population of primitive Waagenoceras: Bimodal or intergradational characters?

Andres Munoz (CE)

Hatim Sharif

Flood fatalities in Louisiana

Armando R. Rueda (pre-E)

Mijia Yang

 

David J. Russell II (CE)

Xiaofeng Liu

 

Nicholas Vasquez (CE)

Drew Johnson

Root templated geotextiles

Xavier Vasquez (CE)

Samer Dessouky

Rheological testing of asphalt binders modified with recycled shingles for road applications

Shelby Williams (ES)

Stephen Ackley

Analyses of Arctic sea ice thickness and elevation data for remote sensing applications

 


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