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2020 PRD Featured Videos

Name Population Department Presentation Title  
Alexander Zhu UG Molecular Biology Reducing T-cell receptor expression in T cells using RNAi and CRISPR-dCas9  
Alice Tianbo Zhang Postdoc Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Power of the River: Introducing the Global Dam Tracker (GDAT)

 

 
Angela De Santis UG Economics The Role of ICT Diffusion in Reverse Immigration from Italy to Albania  
Anne Elizabeth Sidamon-Eristoff UG Neuroscience and Spanish and Portuguese Trauma Exposure and Mental Health Outcomes Among Central American and Mexican Children Held in Immigration Detention at the United States-Mexico Border  
Ashley Willingham UG Operations Research and Financial Engineering Developing Models for Predictive Analytics in Track and Field  
Audrey Cheng UG Computer Science Unifying Caching Objectives with Learning Relaxed Belady  
Austin Mejia UG Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Lucky Break: Regulating Lootboxes in Videogames  
Benjamin Bratton Postdoc Molecular Biology Helicobacter pylori: a pathogenic plot twist on the straight rod story  
Bhadrajee Hewage UG History At Home in a Foreign Land: The Internment of Boer Prisoners-of-War in Ceylon 1900-1902  
Daphne Barretto UG History Tiger Challenge: Supplier Diversity  
Darja Filippova GS Comparative Literature Natasha, Prospect Lefferts  
Divyanshu Pachisia; Evan Quinn; Beimnet Shitaye; Jocelyn Wang UG Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Soft Eversion Robots in Application of Minimally Invasive Subsurface Drip Irrigation  
Eric Guerci, Kyle Barnes UG Tiger Challenge Special Education Resources  
Fleming Peck UG Neuroscience Early-life autism spectrum disorder diagnosis with nonlinear EEG analysis using machine learning methods  
Hayat Adawi GS Chemical and Biological Engineering Probing the diffusional enhancements of mesopores in hierarchical zeolites during liquid-phase Friedel-Crafts alkylation of 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene with benzyl alcohol  
Ilia Calogero Curto Pelle UG Classics A New Approach to Seleucid serrated coins: Questions of Reform and Dynastic Continuity  
Janie Kim UG Molecular Biology Science Meets Multimedia Art: Connecting People and the Microscopic with Doodles  
Jocelyn Reckford UG Health and Health Policy (HHP) Early Childhood Antibiotic Exposure as a Risk Factor for Obesity Later in Life  
John Willett UG Economics Artificially Intelligent Assistance in Empirical Economics Research  
Joshua Jack Postdoc Civil and Environmental Engineering Reinventing the carbon economy: Engineered Hybrid CO2 valorization  
Kasia Krzyzanska UG Physics Magnetic Shielding for HUNTER Sterile Neutrino Detector  
Larkin Ison III UG Tiger Challenge Farmers and the Food System  
Loi T. Nguyen GS Chemistry A new quantum spin liquid candidate for storage applications  
Matheus V. X. Ferreira GS Computer Science Credible, Truthful, and Bounded-Round Mechanisms via Cryptographic Commitments  
Matthew Marquardt UG Health and Health Policy (HHP) Sleep Deprivation at Princeton  
Mike Wan GS Chemical and Biological Engineering Investigating E. coli’s Nitric Oxide Defense by Genetic Perturbations  
Peyton Cunningham UG Sociology River for Specific Fish: An Exploration of Belonging and Alienation in Princeton University’s Upperclassmen  
Stacey Edmonsond UG Geosciences Do circum-Bahamian carbonates record climate information about the ice ages?  
Theodor Marcu UG Computer Science Decoding Brain Signals into Speech - Steps Towards Universal Brain-Machine Interfaces  
Will Brown UG History From Victory through Brexit: Winston Churchill's 1940 Speeches and the Invention of Memory  
Zhengyue Anna Dong UG Operations Research and Financial Engineering Optimizing Irrigation Under Multiple Objectives  

 

2019 PRD Featured Talks

Rucha Alur '20, Probing the Link Between Locomotion and Courtship Song in Drosophila [11:11]

Katja Stroke-Adolphe '20, Waking in the Coffin: Artistic Resurrection and Resistance of Prisoner Voices [14:33]

Jasmeene Burton '19, Slipping Through the Cracks: How Homeless Families Navigate School Choice in New York City [14:01]

Eric Hayes '19, Mars VR: Reconstructing Interactive 3D Environments for Astronaut Training [14:03]

Past Winners

PRD Featured Talks: Certificates of Achievement

2019

  • Rucha Alur '20, Probing the Link Between Locomotion and Courtship Song in Drosophila
  • Jasmeene Burton '19, Slipping Through the Cracks: How Homeless Families Navigate School Choice in New York City
  • Katja Stroke-Adolphe '20, Waking in the Coffin: Artistic Resurrection and Resistance of Prisoner Voices    
  • Eric Hayes '19, Mars VR: Reconstructing Interactive 3D Environments for Astronaut Training

2018

  • James Martin
     

Research Talk Awards

Gold Research Talk

2019

  • Undergraduate Student - Gabriel Toneatti Vercelli, Microbes as Architects: Structured Growth of Dictyostelium Discoideum Colonies
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral or Other Researcher - Sarah Paramore, Understanding the Role of Vangl2 in Murine Lung Development

2018

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Ben Xinzi Zhang and Kyra Schwarz (10-Minute Talk)
  • Undergraduate: Logan Sander (10-Minute Talk)
  • Ekaterina Pukhovaia (90-Second Pitch)

2017

  • Fan favorite: Akshay Mehra (10-Minute Talk)
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Marc Mayes (10-Minute Talk)
  • Undergraduate: Kyle Berlin (10-Minute Talk)
  • Katherine Lee (90-Second Pitch)

2016

  • Fan Favorite: Jonathan Balkind (10-Minute Talk)
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher: Allison Simi (10-Minute Talk)
  • Undergraduate: Alison Campion (10-Minute Talk)
  • Jasmin Imran Alsous (90-Second Pitch)

Silver Research Talk

2019

  • Undergraduate Student - Tyler Ashman, "In a Spacious Place:" Grappling with Sociocultural Pressure Through Poetry, Performance, and the Psalms 
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral or Other Researcher - Gawoon Shim, How Would Chemicals Spread Through Cities?

2018 

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Nora Willett (10-Minute Talk)
  • Undergraduate: Trisha Datta (10-Minute Talk)

2017

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Mary Nickel (10-Minute Talk)  
  • Undergraduate: Austin Wang (10-Minute Talk)
  • Vidushi Sharma (90-Second Pitch)

2016

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher: Nora Willet (10-Minute Talk)
  • Undergraduate: Mairead Horton (10-Minute Talk)
  • Ian Lundberg (90-Second Pitch)

Gold Research Pitch Presentation Overall

2019

  • Allison Huang, Lifting Heavy Things: A Woman's Perspective
     

Poster Awards

Gold Poster Presentation

2019

  • Undergraduate Student - Rawlison Zhang and Matthew Marquardt, Smart Windows: Light-Responsive Films Capability as Smart Windows on Princeton University Building Energy Consumption
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral or Other Researcher - Yanhong Bian, Nutrients Removal and Recovery in Wastewater by Using Electrochemical Technology

2018

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Jessica Wilson
  • Undergraduate: Alec Getraer

2017

  • Fan Favorite: Fernanda Sofio
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Anat Etzion-Fuchs
  • Undergraduate (tie): Jennifer Lee
  • Undergraduate (tie): Yanglu Chen

2016

  • Fan Favorite: Kaichen Gu
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher: Sang Beom Kim 
  • Undergraduate: Derek Xu

Silver Poster Presentation

2019

  • Undergraduate Student - Lila Abreu, What's in a Face? Measuring Romantic Attraction and its Interaction with Race
  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral or Other Researcher - Jessica Verpeut, Cerebellar Guidance of Flexible Learning and Whole-Brain Activity

2018

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Paul Gauthier
  • Undergraduate (tie): Shriya Sekhsaria
  • Undergraduate (tie): Rohan Shah

2017

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher/Other: Eric Teitelbaum
  • Undergraduate (team): Amanda Blanco, Daniel Liu, Lillian Xu, Sofia Dimitriadoy, Thomas Graul, Yash Patel

2016

  • Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Researcher: Enrico Sassoni
  • Undergraduate: Abdiel Santiago
     

Performance, video or digital presentation, or art exhibition/demonstration

2016

  • Fan Favorite: Mark Miller/Janik Kiefer
  • Gold: Yuyang Fan
  • Silver: Julia Peiperl
     

Graduate Student Impact Award

2019

  • David Vartanyan, From Stellar Death to Chemical Rebirth

2018

  • Eric Teitelbaum
     

Princeton Choice Award

2018

  • Overall: Grace Guan
  • 90-Second Pitch: Katherine Giordano
  • Poster Presentation: Nathanael Ji 

2017

  • Gold: Katie Simons
  • Silver: Katherine Giordano

2016

  • Gold: Lucas Nguyen
  • Silver: Kathy Zhao/Carey Camel/Emma Watkins