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REU 2011

6 students completed the 2011 REU program at Washington University in St. Louis!

Mr. Michael Akenhead
From: Vanderbilt University
Major: Biomedical Engineering
NNIN REU PI: Lan Yang
Project Title: Ultra-High-Quality Resonators on a Silicon Chip and their Application
Ms. Audrey Dang
From: Vanderbilt University
Major: Chemical Engineering
NNIN REU PI: Samuel Achilefu
Project Title: pH-Sensitive Nanoparticles for Imaging Intracellular Targets
Ms. Abigail Halim
From: Georgia Institute of Technology
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
NNIN REU PI: Srikanth Singamaneni
Project Title: Biomimetic SERS Substrate for Highly Sensitive and Selective Chemical Sensing 
Mr. Nicholas Heugel
From: Saint Louis University
Major: Biomedical Engineering
NNIN REU PI: Viktor Gruev
Project Title: Nanofabrication of Gold and Silver Nanostructures for Polarization Filtering of Visible Light 
Mr. Max Li
From: Duke University
Major: Biomedical Engineering/Mathematics
NNIN REU PI: Younan Xia 
Project Title: Gold Nanocages for Theranostic Applications
Mr. Ernest Puckett
From: University of Texas at Austin
Major: Biomedical Engineering
NNIN REU PI: Lihong Wang
Project Title: Phoutoacoustic Microscopy