Congratulations to our 2022 Schmid College SURF Fellows! Every year, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence reviews applicants for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), a paid, 8-week long program dedicated to student research and creative projects.

2022 SURF Fellows

Sarah Connolly

Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christopher Kim
Research: Effect of Particle Size on Arsenic Concentration and Bioaccessibility


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Kevin Nguyen

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Hagop Atamian
Research: The effect of carbon monoxide on the mutualistic interaction between alfalfa and rhizobia



Kellie Omori

Major: Biological Sciences, Health Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cedric Owens
Research: Targeting flexible regions on chlorogenic acid esterases to engineer highly active enzymes and reduce greening in sunflower products


Delilah Schuerman

Major: Biological Sciences
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Patricia Lopes
Research: Determining brain regions activated during parental care
Congratulations to all of the 2022 SURF Fellows! We are thrilled to have you here with us this summer!