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Undergraduate student research grants awarded

October 11, 2022

Dakota State University offers research opportunities to undergraduate students.

The Undergraduate Student Mentored Research Initiative (SRI) program gives students the chance to conduct research with a faculty mentor, giving them hands-on research experience.

Nine undergraduate students were awarded funds to complete their research projects for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Undergraduate Student Mentored Research Initiative Award winners for the year include:

College of Arts & Sciences

  • Elsie Aslesen, a Biology major mentored by Kristel Bakker. Project title: “Neonicotinoid Accumulation in Eggshells of Wild Birds and its Potential Effects on Reproduction.”
  • Travis Rebstock, a Biology major mentored by Andrew Sathoff. Project title: “Assessing South Dakota Fusarium Isolates for Pathogenicity Towards Alfalfa.”
  • Jay Tedone, an Analytical Science major mentored by Andrew Sathoff. Project title: Functional Analysis of Differentially Expressed Genes in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Inoculated with Aphanomyces euteiches.
  • Christine Vogel, a Biology major mentored by Kristel Bakker. Project title: Detecting Bias in Personal Outcome Measures Interviewers.

The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

  • Ben Bowman, a Cyber Operations major mentored by Robert Richardson. Project title: Bypassing Rolling Code Encryption.
  • Joseph Boyd, a Cyber Operations major mentored by Robert Richardson. Project title: Testing the Reusability of CAN Bus OBD II Replay Attacks Across Vehicles of Similar Make and Model.
  • Jacob Davie, a Cyber Operations major mentored by Andrew Kramer. Project title: Interception of Unsecured Keystrokes.
  • Amir Kemal, a Computer Science major mentored by Andrew Kramer. Project title: Twitter Fake Domain Tracking.
  • Jackson Ruedebusch, a Cyber Operations major mentored by Austin O’Brien. Project title: Using Natural Language Processing to help preserve the Lakota Language.

The College of Education

  • Alison Logue, a Math Education major mentored by Kevin Smith. Project title: Does Technology Allow for Differentiated Instruction in Early Secondary Education Math Classroom.

The students will present the results of their research in March 2023 at the annual Research Symposium.

 

 

 

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