Physics

Student Research & Presentations

Ben Fullerton (Advisors M. Larsen & A. Clark), Filter Paper Based Disdrometer, UNK Annual Student Research Day, Nebraska Academy of Sciences and National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 2010

Kyle McClary (Advisor M. Larsen), Ethanol and its Relationship to Accelerated Wear and Efficiency in SNRE's, UNK Annual Student Research Day and National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 2010

Jeremy Stromer (Advisors L. Kreminska & M. Larsen), The Polarizing Efficiency of Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals, UNK Annual Student Research Day and National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 2010

Grant Saltzgaber (Advisor M. Larsen), Wavelet Inspired Analysis of Discrete Atmospheric Data, UNK Annual Student Research Day & Nebraska Academy of Sciences, April 2010

Kyle McClary (Advisor M. Larsen), Development of  an Acoustical Raindrop Disdrometer, UNK Annual Student Research Day & Nebraska Academy of Sciences, April 2010

Joshua Beck (Advisors M. Larsen & A. Clark), Direct Imaging of Raindrop Impacts, UNK Annual Student Research Day & Nebraska Academy of Sciences, April 2010

Danielle Policarpio (Advisor M. Larsen), Characterizing Various Conductive Fabrics, UNK Annual Student Research Day, April 2010

Matt Noffke (Advisor M. Larsen), Polar Plot Mapping of Localized Wind Date, UNK Annual Student Research Day, April 2010

Jeremy Stromer (Advisors M. Larsen & L. Kreminska), Polarizing Efficiency of Lyotropic Chronomic Liquid Crystals Under Differing Temperature and Concentration Conditions, UNK Student Research Day, Fall 2009

Kyle Smydra (Advisor M. Larsen), Comparitive Study of the Mechanical and Physical Characteristic Differences of E85, 10% Ethanol, and Gasoline in Small Non-Road Engines, UNK Student Research Day, Fall 2009

Joshua Beck (Advisor T. Markes), The Strength of the Standard Model When Applied to Traditional and Activity-Based Physics, UNK Student Research Day, Fall 2009

Carl Corder, Vanessa Engquist and Oleksiy Golovin (Advisor L. Kreminska), Creation and Investigation of Optical Vortices in Laser Beams, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2009

Matt Noffke (Advisor M. Larsen), Characterizing the Sub-Pixel Properties in the Rain Field, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2009

Grant Saltzgaber (Advisor M. Larsen), Rainfall Analyses, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2009

Oleksiy Golovin (Advisor J. Mena-Werth), Modeling of Transiting Extra Solar Planets with Two Variable Limb-Darkening, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2009

Jeremy Stromer and Joshua Beck (Advisor L. Kreminska), Lyotropic Liquid Crystals and Their Polarizing Efficiency Under Different Temperature and Concentration Conditions, Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 2009  

Carl Corder, Vanessa Engquist and Oleksiy Golovin (Advisor L. Kreminska), Optical Singularities, Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 2009

Matt Noffke (Advisor M. Larsen), Analysis of Rainfall Events from Summer of 2008, UNK Student Research Day, 2009

Grant Saltzgaber (Advisor M. Larsen), Scaling Properties of Rainfall Accumulation, UNK Student Research Day, 2009

Kyle Smydra and Ben Fullerton (Advisor M. Larsen), Development of Cost-Effective Techniques for Measuring Rainfall on a Drop-by-Drop Basis, UNK Student Research Day, 2009

Aaron Steele (Advisors M. Larsen & A. Clark), Development of a JOGL Visualizer for a Radiative Transfer Numerical Computation, UNK Student Research Day, 2009

Carl Corder, Vanessa Engquist and Oleksiy Golovin (Advisor L. Kreminska), The Creation of Optical Vortices using Three Beam Interference, UNK Student Research Day, 2009

Oleksiy Golovin (Advisor J. Mena-Werth), Modeling of Transiting Extra Solar Planets Based on HD209458B, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2008

Grant Saltzgaber (Advisor M. Larsen), Rain Distribution, UNK Student Research Day, 2008

Aaron Steele (Advisors M. Larsen & A. Clark), Light Propagation Through Clouds using a Monte-Carlo Simulation, UNK Student Research Day, 2008

Wilfredo Cabrera (Advisor L. Kreminska), Study of Temperature-Concentration Range of Nematic Phase of IR-806, UNK Student Research Day, 2008

Matt Noffke (Advisor M. Larsen), Characterization of Sub-Pixel Variation in the Great Plains, Summer Student Research Program Fall Symposium, 2008

Matt Noffke, Grant Saltzgaber, Aaron Steele and Oleksiy Golovin (Advisors M. Larsen, A. Clark & L. Kreminska), Science Research Activities Over Summer/Fall of 2008, UNK SciMath Colloquium, 2008

Matt Noffke (Advisor M. Larsen),  A Rain Gauge Array at Rowe Sanctuary Designed to Study Multiscaling Properties, UNK Physics Student Research Day, 2008

Grant Saltzgaber (Advisor M. Larsen), Construction of a Dense Rain Gauge Array, UNK Physics Student Research Day, 2008

Aaron Steele (Advisors M. Larsen & A. Clark), Monte-Carlo Computational Methods for Solving the 3d Radiative Transfer Through Correlated Media Problem, UNK Physics Student Research Day, 2008