CSUF News Service
Faculty and Student Presentations
May 9, 2014
Faculty and students from throughout Cal State Fullerton have been making presentations at conferences and meetings, including:
In February, Jochen Burgtorf, chair and professor of history, presented "Die Lateinischen Könige von Jerusalem und die Templer (The Latin Kings of Jerusalem and the Templars)" at the "Die Templer (1119-1314): Bilanz und Perspektiven der Forschung (Templars, Their Sources and Their Competitors, 1119-1314)" conference at the Monumenta Germaniae Historica in Munich. Burgtorf also delivered "Travels, Troubles and Trials: The Montaigu Family Between Capetian France and Lusignan Cyprus (1204-1344)" at the March conference "The Capetian Century, 1214-1314" at Princeton University.
Yuying Tsong , assistant professor of human services, and Rebekah Smart , associate professor of counseling, presented "Adherence to Traditional Asian Values and Disordered Eating Behaviors and Attitudes in Asian American Women" and "Exploring Participants' Experiences With an Eight-Week Course in Mindful Eating" at the March Association of Women in Psychology convention in Columbus, Ohio. Tsong also co-presented "Experiences of Racism and Heterosexism Within the Feminist Communities" with Khanh T. Dinh of University of Massachusetts, and chaired the "Individual Difference, Leadership and Mentoring: The Feminist Voices of the SPW Section Leaders" symposium at the same conference.
Mohinder S. Grewal, professor of electrical engineering, gave an tutorial on "Fundamentals of Kalman Filtering for Navigation" at the May 5 Position Location and Navigation Symposium co-sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Institute of Navigation and held in Monterey, Calif. He also chaired a session on "MEMS, Timing and Micro PNT” at a Jan. 27 Institute of Navigation conference in San Diego.
Students from the Biology Undergraduate Research Scholar Training (BURST) program recently participated in the 43rd annual Benthic Ecology Meeting at the University of North Florida. Thomas Parker presented "Growth and Survival of the Olympia Oyster, Ostrea Lurida, as a Function of Tital Height," co-authored by biological science faculty members Jennifer L. Burnaford and Danielle C. Zacherl; and Nicole Tronski delivered "Densities and Habitat Distributions of Two Oyster Species in Southern California and the Reproductive Potential of C. Gigas," co-authored with Burnaford, Zacherl and Kristy Forsgren.
John L. Haan, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, read "Conversion of Formate to Energy in the Alkaline Direct Formate Fuel Cell" at the American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas, Texas. Two of his research group students also presented at the meeting: Tien Nguyen, "Flexible Fuel Alkaline Direct Liquid Fuel Cell Development" and Fabian Munoz, "Palladium-Based Bimetallic Oxidation Catalysts for Alkaline Direct Liquid Fuel Cells."