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CFAES Poster Competition

The College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) translates cutting-edge research for stakeholders across the state. By engaging with our stakeholders, we provide research, technology, and knowledge to support safe, sustainable, and viable agricultural practices across Ohio and the world. Each spring, the research done by our students and research scientists is put on display at the CFAES Annual Research Poster Competition. The 2022 event has passed - check back in the fall for the latest guidelines.

If you have any questions about the Graduate and Professional levels, please contact Kayla Arnold.

If you have any questions about the Undergraduate levels, you can view more information on their website.

Congratulations to our 2022 Poster Competition winners!

The 2022 competition winners were announced live on April 14 at our virtual awards ceremony. View presentation slides.

Master

  • Third Place: Brandon Shannon, Entomology & Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, advised by Dr. Reed Johnson
  • Second Place: Camila Gutierrez Manriquez, Horticulture and Crop Sciences, advised by Dr. Jonathan Fresnedo Ramirez
  • First Place: Yuan Li, Entomology, advised by Dr. Peter Piermarini

Ph.D.

  • Third place: Bethany Williams, School of Environment & Natural Resources, advised by Dr. Suzanne Gray and Dr. Lauren Pintor
  • Second place: Caralee Shepard, Entomology, advised by Dr. Mary Gardiner
  • First place: Michelle Pham, Entomology & Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, advised by Dr. Mary Gardiner

Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Third place: Dong-Hwan Kim Animal Sciences, advised by Dr. Kichoon Lee
  • Second place: Luis Martinez, Entomology, advised by Dr. Sarah Short
  • First place: Gonzalo-Miyagusuku Cruzado, Food Science & Technology, advised by Dr. Monica Giusti

Research Scientist

  • Second place: Nuris Acosta, Entomology, Luis Canas and Andy Michel labs
  • First place: Pat Boley, Animal Sciences, Scott Kenney lab


Undergraduate 

Animal Sciences - Health

  • Third place: Hailey Main advised by Dr. Christopher Hadad and Dr. Christopher Callam
  • Second place: Elizabeth Ohl advised by Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra
  • First place: Madison Pinkerton advised by Dr. Jessica Pempek

Animal Sciences - Nutrition

  • Second place: Elizabeth Due advised by Dr. Sheila Jacobi
  • First place: Sophia Kienzle advised by Dr. Jeffrey Firkins

Entomology/ Environmental Sciences

  • Third place: Nicole Sammons advised by Dr. Reed Johnson
  • Second place: Isabel Nazarian advised by Dr. Reed Johnson
  • First place: Aleacia Laird advised by Dr. Francesca Hand

Food Science and Technology

  • Third place: Thania Ortiz Santiago advised by Dr. Monica Giusti
  • Second place: Cameron McCurdy advised by Dr. Kichoon Lee
  • First place: Talia Katz advised by Dr. Chris Simons and Aishwarya Badiger

Social Sciences

  • Third place: Kiley Holbrook, Callee Aviles, Haley Schmersal advised by Erica Summerfield
  • Second place: Maddie Allman advised by Dr. Ken Martin & Dr. Joe Campbell
  • First place: Shanvanth Arnipalli advised by Dr. Feng

2021 Competition winners

Master

Third place: Kushal KC, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Sami Khanal
Second place: Danielle Voss, Food Science and Technology, advised by Monica Giusti
First place (tied): Dylan Ricke, Entomology, advised by Reed Johnson
First place (tied): Emily Walker, Entomology, advised by Reed Johnson

Ph.D.

Third place: Colby Gregg, Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, advised by Amanda Bowling
Second place: Molly Mills, Environmental Science Graduate Program, advised by Jiyoung Lee
First place: Lydia Fyie, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner and Megan Meuti

Postdoctoral Scholar

Third place (tied): Ashish Manandhar, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Ajay Shah
Third place (tied): Bo Li, Horticulture and Crop Science, advised by Andrea Gschwend
Second place: Carlos Esquivel, Entomology, advised by Luis Canas
First place: Wenshuang Xie, Plant Pathology, advised by Lucy Stewart

Research Scientist

Third place: Anirudh Akula, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ajay Shah Lab
Second place: Esha Shrestha, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ajay Shah Lab
First place: Erick Martinez Rodriguez, Plant Pathology, Luis Canas Lab

Undergraduate
Animal Sciences - Health


Third place: Andrew Brower & Isabelle Schlachter (team), advised by Kichoon Lee
Second place: Annika Diaz, advised by Maurice Eastridge & Anastasia Vlasova
First place: Hailey Jermolowicz, advised by Benjamin Wenner

Animal Sciences - Nutrition

Third place: Shiling Zhao, advised by Andreas Chavez
Second place: Cameron White, advised by Sheila Jacobi
First place: Antoinette Foliart, advised by Jeffrey Firkins

Entomology

Third place (tied): Valerie Anderson, advised by Christopher Ranger
Third place (tied): Christiana Arkorful-Bondzie, advised by Megan Meuti
Second place: Joseph Urso, advised by Megan Meuti
First place: Olivia Blanco, advised by Megan Meuti

Environmental and Plant Sciences

Second place: Joshua Chaney, advised by Scott Demyan
First place (tied): Lillian Ostrander, advised by Stephen Matthews
First place (tied): Esha Sharma, advised by Andrea Gschwend

Food Sciences

Second place (tied): Anna Carroll, advised by Rafael Jimenez-Flores
Second place (tied): Justyna Korneluk & Anna McSurley (team), advised by Gonul Kaletunc
First place: Peter Kolev, advised by Rafael Jimenez-Flores

Social Sciences

Second place: Milan Pozderac, advised by Tracey Kitchel
First place: Joel Shoup, advised by Ben Brown

2020 Competition winners

Master

Third place (tied): Sarah Scott, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner
Third place (tied): Lydia Fyie, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner and Megan Meuti
Second place: Kushal KC, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Sami Khanal
First place: Nicole Lorig, Animal Sciences, advised by Kimberly Cole

Ph.D.

Third place: Dipak Kathayat, Food Animal Health Research Program, advised by Gireesh Rajashekara
Second place: Denisha Parker, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner
First place: Yiyun Lin, Horticulture and Crop Sciences, advised by Michelle Jones

Postdoctoral Scholar

Third place: Jie Xu, Food Science and Technology, advised by V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam
Second place: Sankar Renu, Food Animal Health Research Program, advised by Gourapura Renukaradhya
First place: Ashish Manandhar, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Ajay Shah

Research Scientist

Third place (tied): Erick Martinez Rodriguez, Entomology, advised by Peter Piermarini
Third place (tied): Pat Boley, Food Animal Health Research Program
Second place: Daniela Gutierrez Yanez, Plant Pathology and Food Science and Technology
First place: Linda Michel, Food Animal Health Research Program