On Thursday, April 18, students showcased their work at the Student Research and Creative Works Expo and EIT Open House. Guests viewed displays of capstone projects, theses, dissertations, and other research. COSMOS was well-presented by Kiran Kumar Bandeli, Nihal Hussain, Thomas Marcoux, Billy Spann, Richard Young, Michael DiCiccoTuja Khaund, Karen Watts, Zachary Stine, and Adewale Obadimu who showcased their work.

Doctoral candidate Kiran Bandeli accepting his EIT Open House Graduate Award.

Our team members were presented with numerous awards at the 2019 Student Research and Creative Works Expo Awards Ceremony and the EIT Open House Awards Ceremony:

Student Research and Creative Works Expo – First Place: Zachary Stine

Student Research and Creative Works Expo – Second Place: Tuja Khaund

Arkansas Research Alliance Open House Award – Second Place: Thomas Marcroux

EIT Open House Graduate Award – Third Place: Kiran Bandeli

Outstanding Graduate Award: Karen Watts

Outstanding Senior Award: Michael DiCicco

Outstanding COSMOS Research Award: Nihal Hussain, Wale Obadimu and Zachary Stine

During the ceremony, Dr. Nitin Agarwal was also recognized for his Arkansas Academy of Computing induction.

Cosmographers at the 2019 UA Little Rock Research Expo: (left to right) Kiran Bandeli, Billy Spann, Nihal Hussain, Tuja Khaund, Wale Obadimu, Karen Watts, Thomas Marcoux and Richard Young.
Open House Award Winners (from left to right) Tuja Khaund, Thomas Marcoux, Karen Watts, Michael DiCicco, and Wale Obadimu.