In the Student Spotlight: Sept. 21, 2018

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  • During the summer, STEM students Carmen Robles Baron and Keyla Falcon were selected for a fully funded eight-week international biomedical nanotechnology training program in Hermosillo, Mexico. They trained at the Núcleo de Investigación Científica y Desarrollo Tecnológico laborites, where they conducted their own research using high-tech materials and cross-cultural research. This opportunity was made possible by the Global Research and Internship Program.
  • NAU alumnus Lionel Whitehair published a new landscape-scale study of forest fire history from the Lukachukai area of the Chuska Mountains on the Navajo Nation. Whitehair and colleagues sampled more than 200 fire-scarred trees surrounding Buffalo Pass to retrieve this information. His research will be valued by Navajo Nation resource managers.
  • Peijie Qiu, Xilun Liu, Siwei Wen and Yuchang Zhang received the Best Student Paper Award after presenting their capstone paper at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, in Shanghai, China. Their paper, “Development of instrumented bikes for assessment of road and bike trail conditions” is an example of cross-disciplinary student-centered research.
Tallie Valverde