The WiSys Quick Pitch will be taking place in UW-Green Bay’s Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (MAC) Room 224 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees will be able to listen to seven three-minute innovative and entrepreneurial pitches from students and learn how their research will impact the community and may one day benefit the local economy and/or society.
The students and presentations:
- Nahida Akhtar (Chemistry) and Ben Fredeen (Chemistry) presenting on: “Magnetic Nanoparticles”
- Alison Bahena (Psychology) presenting on: “Executive Function in a Normative Population with Psychosis-like Symptoms using ERP”
- Halee Behrens (Biology) and Katlyn Tappy (Natural and Applied Sciences) presenting on: “Discovery of Antibiotic-Producing Soil Bacteria with Broad-Spectrum Activity”
- Daijana Carrasco (Psychology, Human Development) presenting on: “Senior Center Cruise”
- Akanshka Gurtu (Chemistry) presenting on: “Potable Water”
- Charity Joy (Business Administration) presenting on: “Team Building Yoga”
- Noah Redfearn (Business Administration) presenting on: “Do you Seriously Care About the Environment?”
- Zach Zeutzius (Business Administration) presenting on: “Bookbates”
- Associate Prof. Bryan Carr (Communication, Information Science)
- Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna (Management)
- Dean John Katers (College of Science, Engineering and Technology)
Winners of the Quick Pitch competition will receive a cash prize ($250 for first place and $125 for second place), with the first place winner qualifying to present their pitch and compete in the state final at the 11th annual WSTS Symposium at UW-Stout from July 22-23, 2019.