Texas Tech University

17th Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition

2018 Graduate School Poster Competition Winners Announced

The competition consisted of 19 categories students could enter.

Texas Tech University's Graduate School hosted its 17th annual poster competition on April 10, and winners were announced at a luncheon on April 30. Students could enter their posters into one of 19 categories. Below are the winners and runners-up for the 2018 competition by category:

2018 Winners by Category:

Animal and Food Sciences Place
Alexander Branson
First Place
Ilan Arvelo-Yagua
Runner-up
Biological Sciences Place
Mahsa Servati
First Place
Meijun Mail Dong
Runner-up
Chemistry Place
Yun Zhou
First Place
Amal Bouyanfif
Runner-up
Distance Learning Place
Karen Jensen
First Place
Yujiro Fujiwara
Runner-up
Education Place
Sipra Eko
First Place
Hyunchang Moon
Runner-up
Engineering Place
Saeed Moradi
First Place
Osman Okuyucu
Runner-up
Environmental Design Place
Rafael Quijada and Emily Oliver
First Place
Ahmed Gheraba
Runner-up
Environmental Science Place
Olushola Awoyemi
First Place
Ilektra Drygiannaki
Runner-up
Health Sciences Place
Md Jasim Uddin
First place and best of conference
Shasika Jayarathne
Runner-up
Human Sciences Place
Kashmiere McGee
First Place
Jennifer Rose
Runner-up
Interdisciplinary Studies Place
Bingbing Zhang
First Place
Kelley Anderson
Runner-up
Kinesiology Place
Ahalee Cathey
First Place
Thais Benoit
Runner-up
Natural Resources Management Place
Niwanthi Dissanayake Ralalage
First Place
Katelyn Vedolich
Runner-up
Personal Financial Planning Place
Hossein Salehi
First Place
Yi Liu
Runner-up
Physics Place
Giammarco Turriziani Colonna
First Place
Kamal Lamichhane
Runner-up
Plant and Soil Science Place
Jaspreet Kaur
First Place
Jayan Ukwatta
Runner-up
Political Science Place
Margaret Vugrin and Danie Vaughn
First Place
James Bassett
Runner-up
Psychological Sciences Place
Leslie Dodson
First Place
Yazmine Huizar
Runner-up
Visual and Performing Arts Place
Oryana Racines-Smakovic
First Place
Norah Alqabbaa
Runner-up