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  • Zachery Casey, Northeastern University, participant in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
  • Nicholas Grabill, Michigan State University, participant in Summer 2020
  • Carlos Gutierrez, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, participant in Spring 2019 through Spring 2020
  • Umairullah Khan, Portland State University, participant in Spring and Summer 2020
  • Phan Phu, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, participant in Spring and Summer 2018
  • Kai Pinckard, Reed College, participant in Summer 2020
  • Olivia Shaw, University of Delaware, participant in Spring and Summer 2020

From a participant in 2020:

"The EMPOWER program kept me in school. I was considering taking a gap year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, but my interest in research was strong enough to make me want to stay in school." (written in October 2020)

From Alan Andonian, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, participant in fall 2020:


From Billy Stone, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, participant in summer and fall 2020:

Poster under preparation for Biophysical Society conference in February 2021."Work on projects using multiscale (quantum mechanical/ classical mechanical) chemical simulations [... :] I'm grateful for the program because it connected me to a professor that could teach me these techniques. I am presenting at the Biophysical Society annual meeting in Feb. 2021, and hopefully a publication will follow shortly after that." (written in October 2020)

From Alexandra Ballow, Youngstown State University, participant in summer 2020: