VIRTUAL: 2020 Senior Thesis Presentations - Day One

Speaker: 
EAPS Class of 2020 Undergraduates
Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Virtual via Zoom

Each senior will present a pre-recorded lecture for 10-15 minutes, followed by a live Q&A. Everyone in the EAPS community is encouraged to attend.

MAY 12th | 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT

Link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/95446494146
Meeting ID: 954 4649 4146
Password: Please contact Brandon Milardo (bmilardo@mit.edu) for the password.
US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833
International Numbers: https://mit.zoom.us/u/aevR8iIAxa

Questions? Contact Jane Abbott: jcabbott@mit.edu

DAY ONE AGENDA

Exploring the preservation of microbes and understanding their role in the fossil record
Kyle Morgenstein—advisors Prof. Tanja Bosak and Dr. Kelsey Moore

Particle motion tracking through machine learning: an empirical study of grain-scale motion in bedload sediment transport
Matthew Rushlow—advisor Prof. Taylor Perron

Relationship Between West African Monsoon Precipitation Characteristics and Maize Yields Across Sub-Saharan West Africa
Janice Shiu—advisor Prof. Dara Entekhabi