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picture of Mike DiBuono by his research poster
Michael DiBuono Profile: Mike is majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering, minoring in mathematics, and concentrating in aerospace engineering. Peer Leader: Mike joined the LA Program in fall 2012, and was promoted to a lead learning assistant position in fall 2013, mentoring first-year LAs, holding staff meetings, and helping with program assessment. In addition to the physics 123/4 course, Mike also helped to introduce learning assistants in the engineering mechanics (statics) 221 course course. Accomplishments: Mike has earned Dean's List honors in his previously two semesters and is currently on track to graduate with high... Continued
picture of Bruno Janota by his research poster
Bruno Janota is majoring in mechanical engineering.  Bruno is participating as a learning assistant for his third year; in addition to the physics 115/6 course, this semester he also is leading study groups for physics 227. Bruno has been a student research with the ARESTY Program since fall 2012 working on the Flapping Robots and Flying Insects Project and has been a student researcher in the Mechanical and Chemical Engineering Department working on Pyro-E: Waste Heat Harvesting. He... Continued
picture of David Caronia by his research poster
David Caronia is majoring in civil engineering and will be continuing with the LA Program for a third year. During his first two  years, David helped facilitate recitations, and led study groups, in physics 115/6. This semester he is coordinating our efforts to introduce learning assistants into the Statics course. In the spring 2013 semester, David was awarded the Julian J. Kart Memorial Award for outstanding performance in the field of construction engineering. This summer, David is working for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the... Continued
picture of Amulya Kattimani by her research poster
Amulya Kattimani is majoring in electrical and computer engineering, and she is continuing with the LA Program for a second year. She has participated as a learning assistant for both physics 123/4 and MATLAB courses. Amulya is grateful for receiving the 2012-2013 Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship from the Noe Memorial Scholarship Fund, which has allowed her to work with Dr. Dario Pompili in the Cyber Physical Systems lab, where she is helping to create, with a submarine known as... Continued

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