Department of Arts and Languages
- #1 - THE INFLUENCES OF NEW MEDIA AND THE FUTURE OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
- Lindsay Benjamin* , Philip Autry
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Education
- #6 - CONCEPTUALIZING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORMATION OF AN IDEAL TYPE.
- Angela E. Addae* , Dani A. Smith
- Angela Addae is a senior Sociology major from Vicksburg, Mississippi. Her research “Conceptualizing Social Entrepreneurship: Forming an Ideal Type” explores the concept of social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is a new phenomenon that combines the practices of businesses and non-profit organizations to create social change. Her research interests have been significantly shaped by her internships with the U.S. Congress and the American Bar Foundation, and also by her study abroad experience in Ghana. Other honors include being inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta International Honor Society and being awarded 2nd Place for her paper at the Southeast Undergraduate Research Symposium (SEUSS). Angela is also a UNCF/ Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow. She is actively involved in public service, including serving as the 2nd Vice President of the Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a volunteer for the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee. After graduation, Angela plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Sociology.
Department of Business Administration
- #17 - CARNIVAL CORPORATION & PLC (2006): TWELVE DISTINCT BRANDS SERVING SEVEN CONTINENTS.
- MarQo Patton* , Reginee Caesar , Desmond Lane , Ari Johnson , Adrian Smith , Inna Smith , Nicholas Umontuen
- MarQo Patton is studying Business Administration with a concentration in Music Business. He is also a member of the first class to participate in the Fisk/Belmont joint program for the Music Business Concentration/Minor, where he currently maintains a 3.9 GPA average. He has been a member of the Fisk Jubilee Singers® for three years and he currently tutors Spanish through the L.E.A.D. program at Fisk University. He serves as the vice-president and member of the Epsilon Pi chapter of Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business. During the Summer of 2010, he landed an internship with The Recording Academy®, responsible for the GRAMMY Awards. Currently, he is taking Audio Engineering Classes at historic RCA Studio B through Belmont's Music Business co-operation.
Department of Life and Physical Sciences
- #26 - CHARACTERIZATION OF CADMIUM ZINC TELLURIDE CRYSTALS (CZT - CG50 AND CG83) FOR RADITION DETECTION APPLICATIONS.
- Daniel Lee*, Arnold Burger, Michael Groza
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
- #32 - AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOT NAVIGATION AND OBJECT TRACKING USING LEARN: A CAMERA-BASED APPROACH.
- Bolutife J. Ogunjobi*, Kiju Lee
- Bolutife Ogunjobi is a Computer Science student from Lagos, Nigeria. A member of the class of 2013, she has exhibited such academic prowess that has earned her a place on the provost scholar list every semester since her arrival at Fisk University. She has had research posters and papers accepted at a number of conferences including the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and was recently a recipient of the best paper award at Fisk University’s 13th annual Research Symposium. Some of her research interests include bioinformatics, sociable robotics, web applications and software development. When she isn’t winning academic awards, she tries to make a difference in her community. She is a member of the robotics division of the Fisk Altitude Achievement Missile Team, currently serves as Diversity Coordinator on the Student Government Association and is the president of the African Students Association. She is also a co-founder and vice-president of the Computer Science Club and a Computer Science and Mathematics Tutor for LEAD. She frequently takes part in various community service activities like volunteering with the Nashville Rescue Mission and participating in various walks for charities around Nashville.
- #44 - SURFACE-PLASMON-ENHANCED EMISSION FROM FUNCTIONALIZED ZNO NANOWIRES.
- Daniel Mayo*, Anthony Mayo, Akira Ueda, Zhengda Pan, Richard Mu
- Daniel Mayo obtained bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Statistics from Austin Peay State University in 2007. In 2009, he followed with a bachelor’s degree in Physics with an emphasis on experimental physics. In the fall of 2009, he joined the Nanoscale Materials and Sensors Group at Fisk University under Dr Richard Mu and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Physics. Daniel Mayo’s areas of research interest include polymer-based solar cell efficiency, fabrication and characterization of thin films, and surface-plasmon-enhanced optical emission of ZnO nanowires. He taught high school mathematics at Clarksville Academy from 2006-2008 as well as calculus and university physics recitation at Austin Peay from 2008-2009. Daniel Mayo is also the recipient of the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Mathematics Award, the Robert F. Sears Physics/Astronomy Award, and the William McClure Drane Award by faculty for top baccalaureate graduate.
Forty nine (49) posters were accepted for presentation. The Best Poster Awards were given in the following categories:
- Department of Arts and Languages (5 posters)
- Department of Behavioral Sciences and Education (10 posters)
- Department of Business Administration (5 posters)
- Department of Life and Physical Sciences (6 posters)
- Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (11 posters)
- Graduate Studies (12 posters)
The judges used the following Review-Form for evaluation of the poster presentation.