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Undergraduate Research

*A complete list of  Undergraduate Research events, times and locations is available from the link below* 

Link to Upcoming Undergraduate Research Events


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UW Bothell Professor, Kristina Hillesland, Gets Grant to Study Evolution in Microbes

Woodinville Weekly Article on Kristina can be read here:


Kristian Hillesland is a UWB Assistant Professor in the Biological Sciences Division of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.


2014-2015 Undergraduate Research Scholarship Winners



2015 UW Bothell Founder’s Fellows

Student Name


Project Title


Alexis (Lexi)  Menth


What does the crow say? Differences in call number and type between two distinct behavioral contexts of the American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

Dr. Doug Wacker

Erin (Bri) McCloskey


Differences in Crow Vocalizations in Varying Behavioral Contexts

Dr. Doug Wacker

Allison Kane


The influence of fungal endophytes on growth of root crops in stressful environments

Dr. Charlotte Rasmussen

Mike Locascio

Chemistry / Biochemistry

Examining biodiversity patterns to understand the resource heterogeneity across a successional gradient

Dr. Cynthia Chang

Douglas Henderson


Induction, Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages from Desulfovibrio vulgaris co-cultures

Dr. Kristina Hillesland

Hatha Dam

Electrical Engineering /Computer Science

Automated Detection of Arteriovenous Ratio for Severity Classification of Hypertensive Retinopathy

Dr. Sohini Chowdhury

Robert (Robby) Shaffer

Mechanical Engineering

Modular, Functional, 3-D Printed Full Hand Prosthetic

Dr. Pierre Mourad

Mariam Salloum

Computer Science & Software Engineering

Machine learning approaches to discover beneficial mutation in mixed next generation sequencing (NGS)

Dr. Wooyoung Kim

Jessica Christie

Society, Ethics and Human Behavior

An Oral History Project Centered on a Single Mother with Three Special Needs Children from Foster Care

Dr. Linda Watts

Fall 2014 UW Bothell  Mary Gates Scholars

Student Name


Project Title


Sarah (Sally) Brady

Health Studies

Factors in the difference in cesarean birth rates between King and Yakima counties.

Dr. Andrea Stone

Chunchao  (Cici) Zhang

Computer Science & Software Engineering

How a Whiteboard Mediates Software Development Activity

Dr. David Socha


Upcoming Events:

Tues. Dec. 1st 4-5pm LB1-205

Assistant Prof. Shauna Carlisle, Ph.D Regressional Analysis and Longitudinal Data


Tues. Dec. 8th 4-5pm LB1-205

Assistant Prof. Tate Twinam, Ph.D: Causual Inference Methods