CSTEP: Students Awarded for Science and Technology Achievements

Published: April 24, 2012

CSTEP Award WinnersThree students in Queensborough’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) won medals for their outstanding poster presentations at the competitive 20th annual statewide CSTEP Student Conference held on April 13-15 in Bolton Landing, NY. There were only two awards per category.

Clayton Hogan won first place in the Physical Science I category for “Polymer Supported Chemical Reagents as a New Tool for Undergraduate Chemical Laboratories.” Alicia Romeo received the Honorable Mention in the Physical Science I category for “Phosphorus Containing Ionic Liquids.”

Brian Park won Honorable Mention in the Technology II category for “Robotic Arm Controlled by a Microcontroller.”

Students were mentored by several of QCC’s distinguished faculty members: Dr. John Regan and Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, Chemistry; and Professor John Buoncora, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET).

Pictured from left: Taikchan Lildar; Alicia Romeo; Brian Park; Professor Vincent Stigliano, ECET; Rebeca Osario; CSTEP Director, Francesca Berrouët; Christopher Graham; and Clayton Hogan

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