2017 WISE Conference
2017 Women in Science and Engineering Conference
April 28, 2017
Texas State University, San Marcos TX
The College of Science and Engineering hosted its fifth Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Conference on Friday, April 28, 2017.
2017 Conference Theme: "A Shared Experience"
This one day event provided a forum for science outreach and education, networking, and showcasing faculty and student research interests. Thank you to all of our alumni, students, and faculty who joined us in celebration of women in science and engineering at Texas State University!
2017 WISE Conference Program
2017 Conference Chair
Dr. Susan Holtz
Texas State University
College of Science and Engineering, Dept. of Physics
2017 Keynote Address
Ms. Ginger Kerrick, NASA Division Chief
"Leadership in Human Spaceflight - Lessons in Success"
2017 Student Poster Session Winners
Congratulations to our poster session, people's choice, and scholarship award recipients for their fine academic and research performance!
First place: Sara Salisbury - "Harnessing the Power of iPads OUTSIDE"
Second place: Sarah Durham - "Viability and Persistence of North America’s Rarest Heron: A Population Viability Analysis of Reddish Egrets (Egretta rufescens) in Texas"
Third place: Jacob Frazer - "Impact of Processing Parameters on Conductive Polymer Electroactivity"
People's Choice Poster Winners: Kyle August, Steven Gralinski, Gabrielle Harmon
People's Choice EXPO Winners: Texas State Astronomy Club; Texas Lutheran University Society of Physics Students
2017 Scholarship Award Recipients
Esther Conrad: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Fritzina Morrison: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Sara Weaver: Women's Giving Circle-WISE Scholarship
Ananda Diener: Samsung Austin Semiconductor Scholarship
Texas State University Sponsors:
- Center for Diversity and Gender Studies
- College of Science and Engineering
- Department of Biology
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of Engineering Technology
- Department of Geography
- Department of Mathematics
- Department of Physics
- Ingram School of Engineering
- MSEC - Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program
- Office of Equity and Access
- Women's Giving Circle
Committee Department/Affiliation Institution Susan Holtz, Chair Physics Texas State University Alejandra Sorto Mathematics Texas State University Aparajita Sengupta Physics Texas State University BJ Spencer Engineering Technology Texas State University Caitlin Gabor Biology Texas State University Clara Novoa Ingram School of Engineering Texas State University Dana Garcia Biology Texas State University Glynda Betros Mathematics Texas State University Heather Galloway Physics Texas State University Jennifer Irvin MSEC Texas State University Jennifer Jensen Geography Texas State University Joyce Anderson Physics Texas State University Mary Beth Harper Biology Texas State University Maureen Lemke Biology Texas State University Susan Romanella College of Science & Engineering Texas State University Toni Sauncy Physics Texas Lutheran University Wendi David Chemistry Texas State University