2013 IIT Research Day Student Poster Competition
The Department congratulates Sahar Hendabadi (MMAE PhD student) and Christopher Stovall (MMAE undergraduate student) for winning in 2013 IIT Research Day Student Poster Competition on Wednesday, April 24. More than 50 graduate and undergraduate students from the College of Science and Letters and Armour College of Engineering participated in the Competition. Thirty-five faculty members volunteered to evaluate posters on clarity, content, and verbal and visual presentation. Judges selected three graduate-level winners and three undergraduate-level winners. Sahar Hendabadi was awarded the first place in the graduate category for her work "A Novel Technique to Identify Transport Templates in the Human Left Ventricle Using Doppler Echocardiography and Computational Modeling. " Sahar works in the research group of Prof. Shawn Shadden. Christopher Stovall won the second place in the undergraduate category with poster "Characterizing Turbulent Gusts in an Urban Environment for Use in Micro Air Vehicle Applications. " Christopher works under the scientific supervision of Prof. Candace Wark and Dr. Bruno Monnier.