Student Research

We are proud to announce that six INDS students will be presenting their research and creative projects  at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) on April 24th, 2013:


Student: Luis Queral

Mentor: Dr. Greg Metcalf 

Oral Presentation

11:00 a.m., UC 312


“SHOWHAUS: An Open-Source Directory for Underground, Fringe Music and Art Communities”


Student: Adam Gerber

Mentors: Dr. Rachel Brewster, Dr.  Zoe Warwick

Oral Presentation

11:15 a.m., UC 310

“The Integration of the Biological and Psychological Manifestations of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)”


Student: Asif Majid

Mentor: Mr. Steven McAlpine 

Oral Presentation

11:30 a.m., UC 310

“This Moroccan Life”


Student: Vivian Chioma

Mentors: Dr. Joseph Cheer, Dr. Erik Oleson

Poster Presentation

UC Ballroom

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

“Fear Be Gone: Endocannabinoids Modulate Subsecond Dopamine Release During the Extinction of Fear Memories”


Student: Shana Kadavil

Mentors: Dr. Ke Ren, Dr. Vanessa Anseloni

Poster Presentation

UC Ballroom

12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

“Assessing the Affective Component of Pain”


Student: Yohka Tanaka

Mentor: Mr. David Hoffman 

Poster Presentation

UC Ballroom

12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

“Social Entrepreneurship: My Strategy to Bring about a Change on the UMBC Campus”

Six INDS students presented at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) in April of 2012. Below are videos of poster discussions and presentations.

Talmo Pereira (Neuroscience), Jonathan D'Angelo (NeuroEngineering), Jasmine Jones (Human-Computer Interaction)

Research: Project 2061

Jasmine Jones 

INDS concentration: Human-Computer Interaction

Research: Visualizations for Self-Analysis of Performance for Older Adults

Shyam Patel 

INDS concentration: Biopsychosocial Perspectives in Pediatric Oncology

Research: The Relationship Between Maternal Perceived Illness Severity and Child's Peer Interactions

Jenny Mercer

INDS concentration: Women and Criminal Law

Research: Female Juvenile Delinquency

Alyson Becker

INDS concentration: Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies

Amy Fowler

INDS concentration: Domestic Politics of Globalization in Contemporary China

Research: An Analysis of the Hukou System in China