Graduate Studies

Past Statewide Competition Results 2013

The 27th Annual Statewide California State University Student Research Competition

CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA

May 10th and May 11th, 2013

California State University, Chico Student Delegation for 2013

Second Place Winner:

Student 
Name

Major

Faculty Mentor

Project Title

Jody Ryker

Mathematics (BS)

Dr. Thomas Mattman

“Torsion of Elliptic Curves over Quadratic Fields.” 

 

Student 
Name

Major

Faculty Mentor

Project Title

Dustin
Bakkie

Kinesiology (MS)

Dr. Melissa Mache & Dr. Cheng Tu Hsieh

“Foot Strike Patterns in Sub-Elite Half Marathon Runners.” 

Joanna
Bloese

Studio Art Minor

Mr. Robert Herhusky

“Four Hands Are Better Than Two: Making the Case for Collaboration As Seen Through the Glass Studio.” 

Erin E. 
Gottschalk
Fisher

Botany (MS)

Dr. Collen Hatfield

“Evaluating the Potential for Introduction and Restoration of Two Rare Vernal Pool Grasses, Colusa Grass and Greene’s Tuctoria.” 

Michael 
Clark
Fitzpatrick

English (MA)

Dr. Ed Pluth

“Out of Many, One: Against Ted Sider’s ‘(Against Parthood).’”

Mark
Gaynor

Philosophy (BS)

Dr. Robert Jones

“A Justification-Based Conception of Moral Responsibility.” 

Michelle
Johnson

Psychology (BA)

Dr. David Hibbard

“Is It Just a Game? Investigating the Use of Domain-General or Domain-Specific Measures in Athletes.” 

Luke
Milliron

Agricultural Science (BS)

Dr. Richard Rosecrance

“Stem-Water Potential Reading Olive (Olea Europaea).” 

Kyle
Morgado

Interdisciplinary Studies (MS)

Dr. Steffen Mehi

“Effects of Ground Water Pumping for Water Transfers on Ground Water Elevations in the Sacramento Valley.” 

Tyson
Randall

Environmental Science (MS)

Dr. Shane Mayor 

“Lidar Observations of Fine-Scale Gravity Waves in the Nocturnal Boundary