School of EECS and Department of Psychology at Washington State University

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Past Summer Projects and Scholars



2018



Tristan Call

Senior at Pullman High School

Project: Autonomous Docking for the TurtleBot3



Jason Conci

Junior Undergraduate at Gonzaga University

Project: Routine Change Detection Using Apple Watches



Colleen Donahue

Junior Undergraduate at Gonzaga University

Project: Financial Capacity in a Community Dwelling Sample: Correlations between Performance-Based Measures and Self-Report Bill Payment Methods



Justin Frow

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Robotic Activity Support (RAS): Attitudes and Future Directions



Nicole Henriksen

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Objective Observation of Meal Preparation in Community-Dwelling Older Adults



Nhu Huynh

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Abigail Holder

Junior at Pullman High School

Project: Comparing Functional Abilities Between Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Healthy Older Adults



Daylan Kelting

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Julia Maliauka

Junior Undergraduate at California State University Channel Islands

Brittany Manuel

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Dynamic Robot Placement in Smart Environments





2017



Maia Blumofe

Sophomore Undergraduate at Florida Atlantic University

Project: Relationship Between Crystallized and Fluid Intelligence and Success on the Night Out Task: A Measure of Everyday Functioning



Nathaniel Burley

Sophomore Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Object Detection for Robotic Activity Support



Lisa Chudoba

Senior Undergraduate at Eastern Washington University

Project: Medication Management and Compensatory Strategy Use



Declan Edgecombe

Senior at Pullman High School

Project: Smart Home Query Interface for Google Home



Kyle Kippen

Sophomore Undergraduate at Weber State University

Project: Multiview Deep Transfer Learning for Activity Recognition



Timothy McAleer

Freshman Undergraduate at University of Washington

Project: Optimizing Help Tools for a Memory Notebook App



Jared Meade

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Sheree Enlow

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Entity Counting and Tracking Using Microsoft Kinect Depth Maps



Zamzam Mumin

Freshman Undergraduate at Benedict College

Project: Comparison of Two Tutorial Methods for SHiB (Smart Home in a Box) Installation



Kily Nhan

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Development of an Estimote App to Understand Routine Activities and Compensatory Strategy Use in Older Adults



Julia Ulziisaikhan

Senior at Pullman High School

Project: Assessing the Effects of Cognitive Decline on Planning Performance and Task Execution



Manninkattil (Sri) Unni

Sophomore Undergraduate at University of Idaho

Project: Influence of Genetic Variants in Cognitive Ability



Lucia Ward

Senior at Pullman High School

Project: Optimization of Robotic Arm in Assistive Robotics



2016



Eric Chen

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: iOS Digital Memory Notebook: Development and User Feedback



Brittany Cole

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: The Development of a User-Centered Digital Memory Notebook



Kelsey Dammeyer

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Brooke Robinson

Sophomore Undergraduate at WSU Vancouver

Project: Aiding Everyday Activites with Prompting Technology: A Qualitative Analysis of Dementia Participants' Experiences



Wesley Smith

Junior Undergraduate at Weber State University

Alexis Fuller

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: The Night Out Task: Everyday Functioning Assessment of Older and Younger Adults



Josh Kolasch

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Niloofar Hezarjaribi Fuller

Sophomore Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Speech to Text for Monitoring Nutritional Health



Aaron Kwan

Senior at Pullman High School

Timothy McAleer

Senior at Pullman High School

Project: Visualizing Smart Home DAta through User-Friendly Graphs



Alyssa La Fleur

Sophomore Undergraduate at Whitworth University

Jordana Dahmen

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Quantifying Rehabilitation Using Fitbit Sensors



A.H. Rezamand

Sophomore Undergraduate at Washington State University

R. Torelli

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Medication Adherence using Modified Pillsy Mobile App



James Riggleman

Sophomore Undergraduate at Washington State University

Jackson Peven

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Using Amazon Echo as a Framework to Communicate Patient Results from CASAS Smart Home



Wesley Smith

Junior Undergraduate at Weber State University

Alexis Fuller

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Application Development and Automating Scoring with Machine Learning



2015



Mary Boege

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Examining Omission Errors Made By Individuals With Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia When Completing Activities of Daily Living.



Jordana Dahmen

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Physical Therapist Feedback Regarding Wearable Technology.



Bishu Das

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Real-Time Measurement of Parkinson's Tremors.



Francesca Lopez

Senior Undergraduate at San Diego State University

Project: Cognition & Healthy Lifestyle Factors in Healthy Older Adults.



Charles Moreno

Senior Undergraduate at San Diego State University

Project: Repeated Real-Time Measurement of Cognition Using a Digital N-Back Task: A Pilot Study.



Armin Rahimi

Senior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: An AI-Based Approach to Replace The Kinect With The Grid-Eye sensor.



Molly Shipman

Junior Undergraduate at Washington State University

Project: Increasing Aging Services Technologies Awareness through a Video-based Intervention for Caregivers.



Emily Van Etten

Junior Undergraduate at San Diego State University

Project: Likability of Activity Prompting In Smart Environments Among Older Adults With Memory Impairment.



Quinn Bentjen

Junior Pullman High School Student

Project: Developing Mapping Software for Smart Homes.



Declan Edgecombe

Junior Pullman High School Student

Project: Web-based On-board Real-Time Rendering Data System."




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This program is funded by NIA grant R25AG046114 and is carried out as a collaborative effort between the Center for Advanced Studies in Adaptive Systems (CASAS) and the Department of Psychology at Washington State University.

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