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Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Fresno State sends 10 presenters to CSU Student Research Competition at CSU Channel Islands

CSU Channel Islands


Camarillo, Calif. (April 19, 2006) - Outstanding creative thinking and academic talent will be on display as California State University Channel Islands hosts the 20th annual California State University Student Research Competition (SRC), scheduled for Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, on campus.

The competition features exceptional research conducted by undergraduate and graduate students in the full range of academic programs offered by the CSU. Students make oral presentations before juries of professional experts from major corporations, foundations, public agencies, and colleges and universities in the state. Cash prizes are awarded for the best presentations in each category.

The 10 competition categories include: behavioral and social sciences; biological and agricultural sciences; business, economics, and public administration; creative arts and design; education; engineering and computer science; health, nutrition, and clinical sciences; humanities and letters; physical and mathematical science; and interdisciplinary. Fresno State students will be participating in five of the categories.

Name Title/Category
Philip S. Abode Exploratory Study of the Relationship Between Strategy and Performance among California’s Largest Unified School Districts
Faculty mentor: Sharon Brown-Welty / Education
Silvestre Aguilar Fermion generations, masses and mixings in a 6D brane model
Faculty mentor: Douglas Singleton / Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Adrian Castillo Amount, Delay and Self-Control in Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta splendens)
Faculty mentor: Martin Shapiro / Behavioral and Social Sciences
Marcel Garcia Effects of Lexical Competition on Audiovisual Integration in Speech Perception
Faculty mentor: Lorin Lachs / Behavioral and Social Sciences
Guiseppe Getto The Ethics of Critical Ethnography: Negotiating the Power Dynamics of Collaboration
Faculty mentor: Anthony Michel / Humanities and Letters
Nader A. Inan Time-resolved photometry of the faint blue star PG 1316+678
Faculty mentor: Frederick Ringwald / Physical and Mathematical Sciences
David E. Lewis Discrimination of Dynamic Forces Using Cross Modal Matching: Do we hear the weight of a ball?
Faculty mentor: Lorin Lachs / Behavioral and Social Sciences
Maribel Moreno The Influences of the Arabic language in Castilian
Faculty mentor: Philip Schafer / Humanities and Letters
Ivana Pavic A Hamilton-like vector for the special-relativistic Coulomb problem
Faculty mentor: Gerardo Munòz / Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Jose Ramon Llamas Toscano Supernumeraries of First and Second Order Rainbows
Faculty mentor: Dr. Vans Hans der Noordaa / Physical and Mathematical Science

Past Competition Results