Lewis College Undergraduate Research Day Winners Announced


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Group photo of Lewis College undergraduate research day winners

Pictured, left to right: Lewis College Dean Chris Himes, and undergraduate students Natalie Herrmann, Erin Monforti, and Vinesh Kannan.

Congratulations to all students who participated in the Lewis College of Human Sciences fourth annual Undergraduate Research Day!

The competition's winners are as follows:

First place: Andres Abeliuk, Natalie Herrmann, Fred Morstatter, and Jessica Ortez (faculty mentor: Gregory Chasson, associate professor of psychology), for their project "Forecasting Superforecasters."

Second place: Erin Monforti (faculty mentor: Hao Huang, assistant professor of social sciences), for her project "Economic Development Strategies: The Efficacy and Integrity of Tax Increment Financing in Chicago."

Third place: Vinesh Kannan (faculty mentors: Matthew Shapiro, associate professor of political science, and Mustafa Bilgic, associate professor of computer science), for his project "Hindsight Analysis of the Chicago Food Inspection Forecasting Model."