Consulting Projects and Activities - Semester Spring 2011


    • Project: Chromatofocusing
    • Client: Dr. Douglas Frey and Nuno Pinto
    • Consultants: Andrew Raim, David Trott, and Dr. Matthias Gobbert
    • Description: Working with Dr. Frey and his graduate student Nuno Pinto to help better structure and improve the performance of a code that simulates chromatofocusing which is a protein-separation technique. This project is being carried out in conjunction with HPCF.


    • Project:  High School Teachers' Influence on College Choice
    • Client:  Yvette Mozie-Ross, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management at UMBC
    • Consultants: Merve Gurlu and Dr. Nagaraj Neerchal
    • Description:  Assisted with data analysis and programmed SAS code.  Created frequency tables and generated chi-square statistics to determine the overall association between the importance of high school teachers' opinion on college choice and other variables such as gender, ethnicity, etc.  Conducted simultaneous t-tests to test whether the differences in the proportions of students in different subgroups who find high school teacher's opinion important and not important are statistically significant

Also Consulted With

  • Ronnie Brown, Morgan State University graduate student (Spring 2011, David Trott)
  • Yvette Williams, UMBC graduate student (Merve Gurlu)
  • Sean Carmody, UMBC graduate student (Xiao-Song Zhong)
  • Stephanie Wolf, Virginia Commonwealth University graduate student (Xiao-Song Zhong)
  • Charles F. Sperandeo (Kyle Stern)
  • Erica Antill, UMBC graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Celeste Lyn Paul, UMBC graduate student (Paula Borrego)
  • Laura Niehaus, Towson University graduate student (Merve Gurlu)

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Other Activities