1st Cohort

Anjolii Diaz

  • Bell, M.A., Kraybill, J. H., & Diaz, A. (2014). Reactivity, regulation, and remembering: Associations between temperament and memory. In P.J. Bauer & R. Fivush (Eds.), Handbook on the development of children’s memory. Hoboken,NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Diaz, A., & Bell, M.A. (2013, April). Understanding normal variations of fear: Context and memory. In S. Hart (Chair). The infant’s presentation of fear: Contexts, cues, and electrophysiological substrates. Symposium paper presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington
  • Valiente, C. (PI) & Eisenberg, N. (Co-I). (9/1/13 – 2/28/17). The Role of Emotion Regulation and Peer Context in Children’s Achievement 3R01HD068522-02S1, NIH/NICHD. (Grant)

2nd Cohort

Stephanie “Nikki” Lewis

3rd Cohort

Frank Criscione Jr.

Elaine Nsoesie

4th Cohort

Kacie Allen

Jordan Booker

Stephanie Kusano

  • Kusano, S.M. & Johri, A. (Under review). Student Autonomy: Implications of Design-Based Informal Learning Experiences in Engineering
  • Kusano, S.M., Murzi, H.G., Shekhar, P., Kinoshita, T., Seimetz, C., Basu, D., & Goff, R.M. (Under review). Preparing Future Engineering Educators through Round-Table Practicum Course Discussions.
  • Chowdhury, B.T., Kusano, S.M., Johri, A., & Sharma, A. (Under review). Peer Scaffolding in Studio Courses
  • Kusano, S.M. “Beyond The Classroom: Understanding Informal Learning Experiences For Engineering Learning – A Focus on Research Methods Decisions in Engineering Education”. Research talk for the University of Michigan Center for Research and Learning in Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI (December 5, 2013)
  • Kusano, S.M., “Using Modeling Software to Visualize Biomechanics in an Introductory Undergraduate Bioengineering Course”. Poster for the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Fajardo, PR (June 21, 2012)
  • Kusano, S.M. & H. Clay Gabler; “Reducing Teen Driver Crash Risk The Effectiveness of Eliminating Plea Agreements in New Jersey”. Presented at the 11th Annual School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Graduate Research Symposium, Blacksburg, VA (May 10, 2012)
  • Kusano, Kristofer D. , Kusano, S.M., Gabler, H. Clay, “Automated Crash Notification Algorithms: Evaluation of In-Vehicle Principal Direction of Force (PDOF) Estimation Algorithms,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Indianapolis, IN, September 14-16, 2011.
  • Kusano, S.M., & Gabler, H. Clay, “Modeling the Influence of Stomach Contents on Alcohol Elimination Rate”. Poster for the Biomedical Engineering Society 2011 Annual Conference, Hartford, Connecticut (October 8, 2010)
  • Comas, Stephanie M. & Gabler, H. Clay; “Examination of Factors Which Lead to Over- and Under-Triage of TraumVictims”. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine 54th Annual Conference Student Workshop, Seattle, WA (October 17, 2010) Etiam cursus suscipit enim. Nulla facilisi.
  • Comas, Stephanie M. & Gabler, H. Clay; “Feasibility of Enhanced Algorithms for Post-Crash Injury Prediction for Improved Field Triage”. Poster for the Biomedical Engineering Society 2010 Annual Conference, Austin, TX (October 8, 2010)

5th Cohort

Nina Lauharatanahirun

  • Lauharatanahirun, N., Christopoulos, G., and King-Casas, B. (2012). Neural computations underlying social risk sensitivity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6(213), 1662-­‐5161.
  • Kim-Spoon, J., Chiu, P.H., Deater‐Deckard, K., Farley, J., Lauharatanahirun, N., Bickel, W.K., & King-Casas, B. (submitted) Interaction of risk sensitivity and cognitive control predicts adolescent health risk behaviors. Psychological Science.


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