OK NSF EPSCoR Summer 2017 REU Award Recipients Announced

Four Oklahoma undergraduate students have been selected to participate in the Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR Summer 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Award recipients, under the guidance of faculty mentors, will perform climate variability research at the University of Oklahoma in Norman and Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. 

The Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR REU program strengthens and encourages undergraduate students' early participation in the university and scientific communities by providing one-on-one mentorship and unparalleled research opportunities at the state's research-intensive campuses.

Summer 2017 REU Recipients:

  • Student Researcher
    Robert Anderson, University of Oklahoma
    Research Project Title

    Summer Research Experience: Programming UAS for Improved Weather Forecasts
    Faculty Mentor & Lab Site
    Dr. Andrea L'Afflitto, University of Oklahoma

  • Student Researcher
    Jennifer Brooks, University of Oklahoma
    Research Project Title
    Use of Space Technology to Phenotype Crop Root and Canopy Response to Climate Change and Environmental Stresses
    Faculty Mentor & Lab Site
    Dr. Marc Libault, University of Oklahoma
  • Student Researcher
    Brittney Williams, University of Oklahoma
    Research Project Title
    Physiological Responses to Repeated Low-Temperature Stress in Hyphantria Cunea
    Faculty Mentor & Lab Site
    Dr. Katie Marshall, University of Oklahoma

  • Student Researcher
    Luke Wilson, Oklahoma State University
    Research Project Title
    Remember the Dry Times: The Effect of Variable Drought Stress on Tree Recovery and Survival
    Faculty Mentor & Lab Site
    Dr. Henry Adams, Oklahoma State University