Recent Eloranta Recipients
- Mark Kalinich '13, Knocking Down Paralysis: Using siRNA Therapeutics to Transiently Downregulate PTEN and SOCS3 for Neural Regrowth
- Michele Pratusevich '13, DJDancer: Bringing Gestures to Live Music Composition and Performance
- John Romanishin '12, Dynamically Reconfigurable Flywheel Acuated Magnetic Cube Robotics
- Graham Van Schaik '12, Science Captivates Minds: Science for South Carolina's Students
- Sheila Xu '14, An Interpretivistic Approach to the Deaf Economy
- Archit Bhise '13, AidSource: Establishing a Basic Architecture for Disaster Triage
- Alorah Harman '11, Science and the Soul of Siberia: Characterizing International Collaboration through a Metagenomic Analysis Project at Lake Baikal
- Ian McKay '12, Oscillation-Based Balloon Anemometer for Wind Prospecting
- John J. Wang '14, CEO Value & Compensation: Are Executives Overpaid?
- Sajith Wickramasekara '13, A Plug and Play Architecture for Highly Distributed Scientific Computation
- Matthew Lord '10, Walt Whitman in Nineteenth-Century Cultural History
- M. Paul Medlock-Walton '10, Clutter: Connecting Scratch Projects to Teach Software Engineering
- Hiroshi Mendoza '10, Flexible Plastic Luminescent Solar Concentrator
- Peter Reinhardt '12, Online, Collaborative Latex Environment: Modernizing Technical Documentation
- Yang Yang '11, Dancing to Your Own Music
- Dhaval Adjodah '11, Creating Environmental Indices from Population Models of Ecosystems using Methods from Nonlinear Dynamics & Chaos Theory for Improved Environmental Conservation & Policy Making
- Katie Everett '12, A Sexual-Network-Based Model Evaluating the Effect of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination on Infection Prevalence in an Adolescent Population
- Raqeebul I. Ketan '11, iSchool for a Better Learning Experience
- S. Cory Li '12, Automated Directed Evolution: A New Tool for Rapid Optimization of Genetic Circuitry
- Harrison O'Hanley '11, Designing a Thermoelectric Generator to Provide Light to Developing World Residences
- Tina Srivastava '09, Multi-Media Report, Revealing the Link between the East and the West
- Shane W. Colton '08, Realization of a Scale Electric Vehicle with Capacitive Regeneration and Launch Assist
- Emilienne Repak '09, The Pied Piper of the Peripheral Nervous System: Comparing Guidance Cues for Directing Neuronal Growth
- David Reshef '08, Computational and Visual Approach to Understanding the Vibrio Cholera Epidemic
- Alec Resnick '08 & Sarah Ackley '08 , Design and Construction of a Low-Cost, Educational NMR Kit
- Jessica Schirmer '08, 'The Words to Say It': Narratives of Class Transition
- Lynne Tye '10, The Role of Dopamine in the Formation of Emotional Memories
- Raffaela Wakeman ‘08 for her Political Science project: "Democratization in the Arab World: Jordan as a
- Richard Lin ‘09 for his
Materials Science and Engineering & Biology project: "
Establishment of a Mobile Clinic in Tanzania."
- Anna Konotchick ‘07 for her
Architecture project: "Documenting Communal Spaces in the Shantytowns of Buenos Aires: A Tool for Better Public Housing."
- Manuel Rivas ‘08 for his
Mathematics project: "Integrating Genomic Data to Interpret Human Traits."
- Serenus Hua ‘07 for his
Biology project: "Traditional Chinese Treatments for Diabetes From a Modern Medical Perspective."
Prior Project Examples
The following descriptions of prior Fellowship recipients can help to illustrate the creative intellectual qualities sought for in this award.
Example 1: Creative writing project to produce a collection of short stories as a means for preserving the oral heritage of Karanga people of Southern Zimbabwe.
Example 2: An anthropological study of Traditional Life and Technological Change with the Dine people.