Oral Presentation Schedule

Schedule of Events

  • 12:15 p.m. – Check-In Central Mall West; Sierra Hall Entrance 
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Community Time – Central Mall West 
    • Lunch will be provided to those who registered early 
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Session 1 – Sierra Hall 
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Session 2 – Sierra Hall 
  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Session 3 – Sierra Hall 
  • 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Awards Session – Central Mall West; Sierra Hall Entrance  

Each session will have four rooms with presentations. 

  • Room A – Sierra Hall 1411 
  • Room B – Sierra Hall 1422 
  • Room C – Sierra Hall 2411 
  • Room D – Sierra Hall 2422

Session 1 – 1:30p.m. – 2:45p.m.

Room A – Sierra 1411 

A Blooming Threat: Investigating a Linkage Between Phytoplankton Populations, Water Temperature, and the Potential Increase of Harmful Algal Blooms

Nicholas Reinbold, Dr. Geoffrey Dilly 

Ethnographic Catalog of Plants in Popular Culture

Daniel Rasnow, Dr. Colleen Delaney 

Brewed in Us: The Human Connection to Beer

Adam King, Dr. Colleen Delaney 

Daylight Savings: Outdated or Right on Time? 

Alyssa Smith, Dr. Colleen Delaney 

Room B – Sierra 1422 

Ventura County’s History of Racial Discrimination against the Ethnic Mexican Community, 1920’s-1970’s

Carolina Apodaca-Morales, Dr. José Alamillo 

Santa Paula’s forgotten Mexican victims and survivors of the 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster 

Erika Casillas, Dr. José Alamillo 

A Forgotten Community:  The Mexican Families of Rancho Sespe, Fillmore

Kelli Magana, Dr. José Alamillo 

Coping Skills Prevalent Among Emerging Adults and Its Effect on Their Well-Being 

Katherine Gross, Dr. Amira Ibrahim

Room C – Sierra 2411 

Sense of Belonging and Help Seeking Strategies in STEM Majors at an HIS 

Mya Arellano, Dr. Amira Ibrahim 

Community Health Needs of Ventura County Residents and High School Students 

Vaishnavi, Ramprasad, Deanna Romero, Gilda Gonzalez, Dr. Kristen Linton 

The Effect of Motivation, Anxiety, and Instructor Behaviors on Help-Seeking  
Attitudes and Classroom Confidence in a Virtual Learning Environment

Patrick Robertson, Dr. Amira Ibrahim 

Recognize and Refer: Assessing the Impact of an Active Bystander  
Intervention on Help-Seeking Behaviors

Ivy McKinley, Celine Garcia, Karla Moreira, Angel Novo, Dr. Kimmy Kee-Rose 

Room D – Sierra 2422 

Predicting Serum/Plasma Concentration of a Drug Using Different Neural Network Methods 

Daniel Ramirez, Dr. Alona Kryshchenko, Dr. Malidi Ahamadi 

The Design, Development, and Computational Studies of Nucleoside Analogues  
as Therapeutics for Pancreatic Cancer

Aleksya Drobshoff, Jacob Ruiz, Dr. Ahmed Awad 

A Peridynamic Modeling Approach to Electrochemical Corrosion Damage 

Curtis Hauck, Trent Ruiz, Sabrina Shenker, Citlalli Villegas, Piolo Miguel Sanchez, Daniel Lopez, Sheradyn Reuf, Patrick McDonough, Dr. Cynthia Flores 

Nitrogen and Phosphorus’ Effects in Bonnie Green Bell 

Sean Appleford, Jacob Smithers, Dr. Ruben Alarcon

Session 2 – 3:00p.m. – 4:15p.m.

Room A – Sierra 1411 

Masculinity, Media, and the Middle Ages: Chivalry and Bushido in Popular Culture 

Alva Bailey, Dr. Colleen Delaney 

Living with Death: Understanding Death Through Cross-Cultural Perspectives 

Amanda Corpeno, Dr. Colleen Delaney 

Forensic and Anthropological Methods on the Importance of Identifying victims of Serial Killers through the 20th and 21st Century 

Evelyn Garcia, Dr. Colleen Delaney 

What Genes Do We Have in Common with and Have We Gained Through Interbreeding with Homo Neanderthalensis that have Helped Homo Sapiens to Adapt Over Time? 

William Tolle, Dr. Rachel Olsthoorn 

Room B – Sierra 1422 

Organizing a Content Profile for a Large Heterogeneous Collection of Interactive Projects 

Adam Larson, Ethan Wolfe, Roger Lorelli, Dr. Eric Kaltman 

Investigating the Effects of the Adobe Flash Depreciation for Online Preservation Efforts

Matilda Orona, Dr. Eric Kaltman 

Robot Base for Navigating Naval Vessels 

Dylan Dauz, Sameeh Olipani, Kenna Chase, Samantha Buckle, Sara Centeno,  
Hugo Quintero, Andrew Herding, Dr. Jason Isaacs 

Visualizing Intertidal Monitoring Using Photo Transects and Discrete Ecological Data 

Siomara Zendejas, Dr. Geoffrey Dilly

Room C – Sierra 2411 

Cognitive Dissonance Towards Medical Cannabis 

Colby Klaiman, Matin Gagnon, Mya Arellano, Dr. Thomas Clobes 

The Attitudes of Having a Cannabis Dispensary within Close Proximity 

Sandra Aguilar Gamez, Mariza Cordon, Dr. Thomas Clobes 

Terror Management Theory and Gender 

Erica Dorman, Destiny Cox, Dr. Melissa Soenke 

TMT & TikTok 

Marisa Gonzales, Ivan Ruiz, Dr. Melissa Soenke 

Room D – Sierra 2422 

Numerical and Experimental Aspects of Electrochemical Corrosion Damage Modeling 

Piolo Miguel Sanchez, Patrick McDonough, Daniel Lopez, Sheradyn Ruef, Curtis Hauck, Trent Ruiz,  Sabrina Shenker, Citlalli Villegas, Dr. Cynthia Flores, Dr. Scott Feister 

Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Novel Nucleoside Analogues as  
Anticancer Agents to Target Ribonucleotide Reductase

Sarah Tilley, Karla Leonard, Justine Garcia, Dr. Ahmed Awad 

MRSA Antibiotic Potential of PEGA-Nucleoside Compounds: An Experimental Design 

Sarah Byrd, Dr. Ahmed Awad 

Organismal Survival at Hyperacceleration of 14500 RPM 

Riley Atrops, Jacob Foster, Dr. William Munroe 

Session 3 – 4:30p.m. – 5:45p.m.

Room A – Sierra 1411 

Dam the Wildfires: How Beavers Respond to Megafire Events 

Brandon Osorio, Joe Miller, Dr. Emily Fairfax 

Ecological and Morphological Diversity in Andean Frogs 

Hector Abundez Serrano, Susie Choe, Dr. Rudolf von May 

A Leap in Distribution: Updated Geographic Range of Three Species of Frogs from South America 

Siomara Zendejas, Celena Camarillo, Benjamin Martinez, Dr. Rudolf von May 

Autonomous Weed Killing Platform 

Andrew Herdering, Hugo Quintero, Dr. Vida Vakilian 

Room B – Sierra 1422 

Game Memory 

Kimberley Soriano, Dr. Eric Kaltman 

Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Brain Injuries 

Sky Hampton, Dr. Kristen Linton, Dr. Bahareh Abbasi, Dr. Melissa Gutierrez 

Visualizing Entertainment Software Development Trends from a Single Provenance 

Evan Jacobs, Dr. Eric Kaltman 

Mechatronics Applications of Distributed Control Systems within Professional Laser Laboratories 

Emiko Ito, Keily Valdez Sereno, Dr. Scott Feister 

Room C – Sierra 2411 

Examining Attentional Bias Through Trait Anxiety, Heart-rate Variability, and Emotional Regulation 

Dylan Vega, John Duran, Kitana Barrus, Dr. Beatrice de Oca 

Love You to Death: The Effects of Mortality Salience based on Attachment Style 

Yvonne Gaytan, Tori Wolf, Isabella Valdez, Adrian Corona, Dr. Melissa Soenke 

The Association between Parental Stress and Opinions of Corporal Punishment 

Noah Lorenco, Dr. Argero Zerr 

The Relation between Family Values and Parenting Style 

Shivani Patel, Dr. Argero Zerr 

Room D – Sierra 2422 

A Mathematical Exploration of Poi 

Pi James, Dr. Ivona Grzegorczyk 

Robot Arm for Responsibilities on Naval Vessels 

Kenna Chase, Samantha Buckle, Dylan Dauz, Sameeh Olipani, Sara Centeno,  Hugo Quintero, Andrew Herdering, Dr. Jason Isaacs 

The Mediating Effects of Personality on COVID-19 Anxiety and Rumination 

Christian Sandoval, Kali Lilienthal, Dr. Roberto Bueno 

On Cantor Sets Defined by Generalized Continued Fractions 

Danielle Hedvig, Masha Gorodetski, Dr. Vladimir Baranovsky