Undergraduate Research Society of Purdue

The Undergraduate Research Society of Purdue is a student-led organization, advised by the Office of Undergraduate Research, for prospective, current, and past undergraduate researchers to develop necessary skills to be successful in their present and future endeavors.

To be added to the mailing list for the Undergraduate Research Society, go to the mailing list sign-up page.

Use the emails provided below to ask questions about undergraduate research opportunities based on your interests.

Executive Board

 

Zach Lamantia '23, President

College of Engineering

Research Conducted at Purdue: Gene Sonodelivery with Dr. Figueiredo in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Janessa Schaefer '23, President-elect

College of Engineering

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Boudouris (POWER Labs)

Rohit Harapanhalli '23, Co-Vice-President

College of Engineering

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Steve Wereley in the School of Mechanical Engineering

Research Conducted outside of Purdue: Dr. Rutesh Dave at Long Island University Brooklyn

Pritham Sambathur '23, Co-Vice-President

College of Science

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Bruce Applegate in the Purdue Bioluminescence Lab

 

Olivia Loesch '23, Treasurer

College of Engineering

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Goergen Cardiovascular Imaging Research Laboratory

 

Sanchita Chakraborty '22, Secretary

College of Science

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Cai's Lab

Research Conduct outside of Purdue: Dr. Driver's Lab at University of Illinois - Chicago

College Liaisons

 

Peyton Shafer '22

College Represented: College of Agriculture

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Solomon's Lab working on Elastine-like Peptides; Catalent Process Development: Drug Product Development

Nadia Crace '23

College Represented: College of Education

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Jasmine Begeske, Creating positive relationships with elementary-aged students with disabilities; Dr. Tara Star Johnson, Indiana Educational Policy Making Research

 

Megha Gupta '24

College Represented: College of Engineering

Research Conducted at Purdue: Chronic venous diseases and vein ablation

Research Conducted outside of Purdue: Effects of COVID-19 on medical students in Uganda

Carl Russell III '23

College Represented: College of Engineering

Research Conduct at Purdue: Dr. Hyowon Lee (LIMR); Dr. Nauman (HIRRT Lab)

Research Conducted outside of Purdue: Dr. Gallant (UM - Twin Cities) and Dr. Friedman (IU School of Medicine) on a systematic review of chronic kidney disease mobile applications.

Lily Rosati Yoos '22

College Represented: College of Health & Human Sciences

Research at Purdue: Dr. Bowman (School of Health Sciences)

 

Naja Barnes '24

Colleges Represented: College of Liberal Arts

Research Conducted at Purdue: Drs. Krista Kelley and Stacey Connaughton, Social justice internship program

John Chang '25

College Represented: College of Pharmacy

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Steve Byrn, Abuse deterrent opioids and formulation problems/side effects of Lisinopril

 

Khushi Walia '24

College Represented: Krannert School of Management

Research interest: Business consulting

 

Allen Zheng '22

College Represented: Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Vetria Byrd's Vis Lab

Sathvik Madduri

College Represented: College of Science

Research Conducted at Purdue: Dr. Julie C Liu Lab