CW3E Congratulates Undergraduate Itzel Gomez on Research Award
November 8, 2016
Itzel Gomez, an undergraduate who worked with CW3E mentors Julie Kalansky, Anna Wilson, and F. Martin Ralph during summer 2016 with the UCSD California Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) in Science, Engineering & Mathematics Summer Research Program, attended the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) National Conference. The SHPE National Conference was held November 2-6, 2016 in Seattle, WA. Itzel presented her summer project at CW3E with a poster titled “Assessing the Role of Soil Moisture on Reservoir Inflow in Northern California”. Her poster was included in the Research and Innovation in STEM (RISE) Engineering and Science Symposium. Itzel was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in the 2016 SHPE Engineering Science Symposium Best Poster Award. She won second place for her poster among 40 other presenters, which included undergraduate and graduate students. Itzel will also be presenting her poster at the upcoming CAMP Statewide Symposium, which will be held at UC Irvine on February 4, 2017.