Archives of the MagLab's Middle School Mentorship program.

The 2016 class included the following Leon County students.


StudentsResearch AreaMentors

Aniketh Mukhirala (Fairview Middle School) & David Yang (Montford Middle School)

Wave Pendulums Dmitry Smirnov

Shemuel Roberts (Florida A&M DRS) & Michael Sweeney (Home School)

Creating a Data Logger for Collecting Wind Direction. Gary Davis

McKenna Parker (Swift Creek Middle School) & Dimitria Tarkalnova (Montford Middle School)

Extraction of DOM in different tea varieties of different geographic origins. Amy McKenna

Terryn Edwards (Florida A&M DRS) & Evelyn Martinez-Angeles (R. Frank Nims Middle School)

Game Day! Don't Let It Go to your Head. Vince Toplosky & Bob Walsh
Akash Bhat (Fairview Middle School) & Matthew Carpenter (Swift Creek Middle School) Ferrofluids to Fight Disease. Hans Van Tol
Asya Adderson (Florida A&M DRS) & Maggie Hulbert (Fort Braden School) Microscopic Metallography. Rongmei Niu
Spencer Gibbs (Maclay School) & Alex Hu (Fairview Middle School) Optimization and Range Finding of The MagLab's Open House Radar. Lloyd Engel
Gabi Bynum (Swift Creek Middle School) & Catharine Tew (Cobb Middle School) Analysis of Crystal Growth. Ryan Baumbach
Caasi Lampkin (Florida State University School) & Rowan Ray (Swift Creek Middle School) Simulation of Structure and Function of Carbon Nanotubes. Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

The 2015 class included the following Leon County students.


StudentsResearch AreaMentors

Dominic Andrews (Nims Middle School) & Rohan Davidi (Fairview Middle School)

The Polariscope: A Mechanism to Visualize Stress Patterns. Vince Toplosky & Bob Walsh

Julian Lee-Sursin (Fairview Middle School) && Parul Singh (Montford Middle School)

Building a Solar Powered Car Hans Van Tol

Kenzi-Alayna Campbell (Swift Creek Middle School), Katie Mann (Montford Middle School), & Shae Murphy (Trinity Catholic School)

Molecular Level Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter in Tallahassee Lakes. Amy McKenna

Sanjita Choudhary (Fairview Middle School) & T. Perry O’Connor (Champion Preparatory Academy)

The Acceleration of Gravity. Lloyd Engel
Tanvi Haldiya (Fairview Middle School) & Christopher Simonsen (Deerlake Middle School) The Alternative to Neodymium Ke Han & Dan Brown
Brodrick Brockman (Nims Middle School) & Joseph Torrescano (Cobb Middle School) Arduino Build Gary White
Emily Abbott (Fort Braden School) & Kira Valdes (Cobb Middle School) Photosynthetic Pathway of Bamboo: C3 vs. C4 Yang Wang & Bruce Barnett
Madeline Feiock (Cobb Middle School) & Neha Iyer (Deerlake Middle School) Crystal Synthesis of Cuprate Superconductors Ryan Baumbach

The 2014 class included the following Leon County students.


StudentsResearch AreaMentors

Cameron Curry (Cobb Middle School) & Colin Tweedie (Swiftcreek Middle School)

Refraction of light through electron paramagnetic resonance. Hans VanTol

Rohan Davidi (Fairview Middle School) & Jennifer Wen (Deerlake Middle School)

Using carbon isotopes to identify high fructose corn syrup in bee honey. Yang Wang

Madeline Feiock (Cobb Middle School) & Gabby Thabes (Montford Middle School)

Solvents, sorbents, and crude oil. Amy McKenna

Mickela Helms (Ft. Braden School) & Mallika Misra (Deerlake Middle School)

Design and construction of an electric relay by reverse engineering. David Hilton
James McGee (Nims Middle School), Diksha Jangra (Cobb Middle School), & Blake Thacker (Montford Middle School) Detecting electrical signals within the human brain. Lloyd Engel

The 2013 class included the following Leon County students.

Spring 2013

StudentsResearch AreaMentors

Harper Geraci, Isaac Bakan

We are attracted to magnets; And I’m not even Iron, Nickel, or Cobalt Bob Walsh, Vince Toplosky

Miles Mercer, Brianna Wimberly

Metronome Movement  Dmitry Smirnov

Reace Kaleko, Liam Strivelli

Radar Lloyd Engel

Jackson Henry, Kylan Simmons

Solar Car  Hans Van Tol 
Dylen Geraci  The Speaker Project  David Hilton 

Corinna Carroll, Tariq Gay

Isotopes in Milk

Yingfeng Xu, Yang Wang

Fall 2013

StudentsResearch AreaMentors

Sayeeda Aishee (Cobb Middle School), 

Devin McKenna (Ft. Braden School)

Strengthening of Parmax Through HIP Process

Bob Walsh
Vince, Toplosky

Omie Coyne (Cobb Middle School),

Hana Kiros (Fairview Middle School)

Spectral Analysis of Synthetic Diamonds Dmitry Smirnov

Quinn Huckaba (Fairview Middle School), 
Grant Womble (Deerlake Middle School)

Scanning Microwave Microscope 

Lloyd Engel