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Library Research Award Winners 2017

The University Library and the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. sponsored the second annual Library Research Award. The contest recognizes excellence and creativity in the use of Cal Poly Pomona University Library resources, collections, and services. This year we had 14 submissions total across varying disciplines. The winners of the Library Research Awards for 2017 are:

Best Graduate Research Project

Sawanpreet Singh Dhaliwal, The Effects of Rain on Freeway Traffic in Southern California, Graduate Student majoring in Transportation Engineering

Best Undergraduate Research Project

Cristina Dypiangco, Navigating the Crisis Environment: An Analysis of Uber's Communication Strategies, Senior majoring in Communication

Best Use of Special Collections

Lauren White and John Danho, Virginia Adair: A Lifelong Revision, Graduate Students majoring in English Literature

Honorable Mention

Ian Joyce, A Comparative Literature Survey of Psilocybin and LSD-25 Metabolism, Senior majoring in Chemistry

Congratulations to the winners!

Left to right: Paul Hottinger (Engineering Librarian), Sawanpreet Singh Dhaliwal (Best Graduate Project Winner), Cristina Dypiangco (Best Undergraduate Project Winner), Katie Richardson (Head of Special Collections and Archives), Elisa Mitchell (Associate, Office of Undergraduate Research), John Danho (Best Use of Special Collections Winner), Lauren White (Best Use of Special Collections Winner), Dr. Ray Wang (Dean of the University Library), Georgia Mickey (History Professor and Chair for the Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Council), Ian Joyce (Honorable Mention Winner), and Freda Lin (Science and Agriculture Librarian).

Left to right: Paul Hottinger (Engineering Librarian), Sawanpreet Singh Dhaliwal (Best Graduate Project Winner), Cristina Dypiangco (Best Undergraduate Project Winner), Katie Richardson (Head of Special Collections and Archives), Elisa Mitchell (Associate, Office of Undergraduate Research), John Danho (Best Use of Special Collections Winner), Lauren White (Best Use of Special Collections Winner), Dr. Ray Wang (Dean of the University Library), Georgia Mickey (History Professor and Chair for the Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Council), Ian Joyce (Honorable Mention Winner), and Freda Lin (Science and Agriculture Librarian).