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Student and Faculty Research

Students can expand their horizons through research, whether in a lab, the research spot of your choice or Doane's 50-acre Aldrich Prairie Research Site.  Senior research projects also provide experience before employment or grad school.

Summer Research Programs

Stipends are provided for students to work with faculty to conduct scholarly or creative research—from studying waterways to writing an original play.

Title Departmentsort descending Description
Atomic-level Structural Detail for a Mineral-binding Peptide Chemistry

Atomic-level structural detail for a mineral-binding peptide bound to hydroxyapatite by solid-state NMR.

MicroDETECHIP, a Novel Molecular Sensing Assay on the Microscale Chemistry

MicroDETECHIP, a novel molecular sensing assay on the microscale.

MicroDETECHIP, a Nanoscale Array Sensor for Small Molecules Chemistry

MicroDETECHIP, an nanoscale array sensor for small molelecules.

Introducing Native Aquatic Plants into an Aquatic Ecosystem Environmental Science

Introducing Native Aquatic Plants into an Aquatic Ecosystem.


Setup and Validation of a Local Cluster Information Science & Technology

Setup and validation of a local cluster for distributed computing applications.

Serious Wind Band Literature Music

Dr. Gilbert's doctoral research involved the identification of artistically significant wind band repertoire.

Development of a Reliable Method for Producing Atomically Sharp Carbon Fiber Tips Physics

Development of a reliable method for producing atomically sharp carbon fiber tips for scanning tunneling microscopy.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm with Glucose Substrate Physics / Biology

Individual-based Modeling of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm with Glucose Substrate.

Developing Computer Detection Algorithms Physics / Biology

Developing Computer Detection Algorithms for Arabidopsis Seedling Roots in Microscope Images.

Political Simulation of Authoritarianism and Opposition Political Science

Designing and Developing a Political Simulation of Authoritarianism and Opposition