2014 Student Poster & Paper Competition

The 2014 IMAGIN Student Poster & Paper Competition was held on January 30, 2014 at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan.   The Poster Competition was conducted in the morning, with the paper presentations being held in the afternoon following a wonderful lunch provided by Schoolcraft College.  

Twenty-one (21)  undergraduate posters were on display throughout the day and eight (8) graduate papers were submitted, with three (3) graduate presentations featured during the afternoon session.


IMAGIN's 2014 SPPC Judging Panel: 

   Dr. Ashton Shortridge: Michigan State University 
   Jeroen Wagendorp: Grand Valley State University 
   Frank Sobie: Mott Community College
   Edwin Joseph: Eastern Michigan University

IMAGIN's 2014 SPPC Planning Team:
   Pete Schneider: Team Chair
   Brooks Kelley
   Sarah Merz
   Diane O'Connell
   Shane Pavlak
   Michael Woods

2014 IMAGIN Student Paper Competition Results

Graduate Paper Presenter and Paper Title
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1st Place - $300 Winner:
Sam Lipscomb - Central Michigan University
Visualizing Perceived Safety in a Campus Environment
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2nd Place - $150 Winner
Katie Moss, Charles Tso  - University of Michigan
Pedestrian Walking Time Impacts from Bridge Closures in the I-94 Rehabilitation Project
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3rd Place - $50 Winner
Cara Steger - University of Michigan
Estimating Wildlife and Livestock Intensity: Indications of Competition in an East African Protected Area
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The Following Paper Competitors are listed in Alphabetical Order by Last Name and the order does not indicate any position or scoring



Amy Chiang - University of Michigan
Lake Michigan Offshore Wind Turbines: Distance to Shore Analysis

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Brendan O'Leary and S. Mohsen Sadatiyan - Wayne State University
Using GIS technology to prepare and process data for groundwater modeling at Lake St. Clair Metropark

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No Presentation Given

Hassan Bukhari - University of Michigan
Estimating Trends in Freshwater Dolphin Habitat from LANDSAT Data

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Lamees Mohamed - Western Michigan University
Shear Zones Effects on Groundwater Flow in Southern Sinai, Egypt: Remote Sensing and Geophysical Constraints
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Terry Fahey - Lawrence Technological University
Best Public Fishing Lakes in Oakland County Michigan
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No Presentation Given

 

 

 

At the conclusion of the Paper Competition, SPPC Team Lead Peter Schneider presented the official results. 


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You can view all of the 2014 IMAGIN SPPC Presentation in a YouTube Playlist


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2014 IMAGIN Student Poster Competition Results

The SPPC partnered with the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) meeting and the undergraduate poster competition ran simultaneously with the SEMCOG meeting from 9:00 until 11:30 a.m.  23 poster submissions were received this year, giving the judges a tough task to review the posters but they were able to come to consensus on the top five posters.

 Poster Author and Title
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Student Poster Competition Results
 
1st Place - $300 Winner:
Ryan Keeling  - University of Michigan Dearborn
Assessing Restorability of Western Lake Erie Wetlands
 
2nd Place - $150 Winner
Michael Hoose - University of Michigan Dearborn
Quantification of Barchan Dune Evolution of Daily to Interannual time Scales Using Airborne LiDAR and Terrestrial Laser Scanning
 
3rd Place - $50 Winner
JoAnn Carlisle - Northern Michigan University
"ColorBrewer" - An Experiment with Color
 
4th Place
Christine Purdy, Sonia Plata, & Anna Christie Smith - University of Michigan Dearborn
Crime, Land Use, and Walkability Analysis Using Patch Dynamic Framework in Detroit
 
5th Place
Elisabeth Cole - Grand Valley State University
Civilian War-Related Deaths in Afghanistan, 2008-2010
 
The Following Poster Competitors are listed in Alphabetical Order by Last Name and the order does not indicate any position or scoring  
Abby Schaefer - Lake Superior State University
Distribution of Harvested Banded Canada Geese in Michigan from 2003 to 2012
 
Adam Magnuson - Northern Michigan University
The Pacific Northwest Trail: Pasayten Wilderness Section
 
Alisha Dewey - Lake Superior State University
Michigan Droughts and Agriculture Problems
 
Ben Molitor - Lake Superior State University
Ruffed Grouse Habitat Within Missaukee County's State Land
 
Bryan Westerberg - Lake Superior State University
American Beech Bark Disease - 'The Infection Has Come'
 
Coty Withorn - Lake Superior State University
3D Subsurface Mapping
 
Dan Radke - Lake Superior State University
How Graph Theory and Computational Geometry form the backbone of GIS
 
Elizabeth Bastian - University of Michigan Dearborn
Walkability and Nutritional Access in Metropolitan Detroit
 
Holly Wahl - Northern Michigan University
Sands Plains Aquifer
 
Kevin Foust - Western Michigan University
Michigan Pollution in Context
 
Melissa Behrmann - Lake Superior State University
Ashmun Creek Watershed Historical Land Development
 
Mitchell Dziekan - University of Michigan Dearborn
Stream Network Characteristics: A Potential Indicator of Urbanization in the Rouge River
Watershed with Historical Validation
 
Sean Leask - Lake Superior State University
Habitat Suitability for American Marten Reintroduction in the Northern Lower Peninsula
 
Terence Frank - Michigan State University
Timber Extraction Management for Emmet County, Michigan
 
Unai Miguel Andres - Lake Superior State University
Pallister Triangle droughts mapping and their economic effect in
wheat production
 
Zach Sonnevil - Lake Superior State University
Potential Waterfowl Nesting Habitat in Chippewa County, MI
 
At the conclusion of the Poster Competition, SPPC Team Lead Peter Schneider presented the official results.        Click to View Presentation Video
To view a map of the 2014 IMAGIN SPPC Paper Participants by
School location, click the image to the right.
 
To view a map of the 2014 IMAGIN SPPC Poster Participants by
School location, click the image to the right.
 
To view a map of the combined 2014 & 2014 IMAGIN SPPC
Participants by School Location, click the image to the right.
 

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