2014 Student Scholars

Mentoring the Next Generation

APT has selected the following students to receive an APT Québec City 2014 Conference registration and a complimentary one-year APT membership.  Each APT Student Scholar has been invited to give an oral presentation during one of the Conference paper sessions. Each student has been assigned a mentor from the APT College of Fellows and a Session Chair to ensure that he/she develops a quality program.

One student will also be awarded the Martin Weaver Student Scholarship for research. Martin Edward Weaver (1938-2004) was a well-known senior research scholar and adjunct associate professor of historic preservation at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation from 1991 to 2003. He was also a member of the APT College of Fellows. He was an expert in the conservation of wood-based architectural materials and helped develop the scientific field of architectural conservation both in the United States and internationally.

We congratulate Amanda Webb, awarded the 2014 Martin Weaver Student Scholarship!

Congratulations to our 2014 Student Scholars! We look forward to seeing you in Québec!

Allison Asbrock
Savannah College of Art and Design
(CS10) From Temporary to Permanent:  A Case Study of the Restoration of the Nashville Parthenon
Advisor: Thomas Taylor
Mentor: Ron Staley, FAPT

Emily Barr
Columbia University
(CS11) Pressing Issues: In-Kind Terra Cotta Replacement in the 21st Century
Advisor: Theodore Prudon
Mentor: Tom Jester, FAPT, AIA, LEEP AP

Marni Epstein
Goucher College
(CS01) The Preservation of America’s Baseball Parks
Advisor: Richard Wagner
Mentor: Michael Lynch, PE, AIA, FAPT

Ethan Gormbley
Goucher College
(CS05) Preservation and the Demographic Changes in the 21st Century
Advisor: Richard Wagner
Mentor: Caroline Alderson, FAPT

Joshua Jones
Savannah College of Art and Design
(CS16) Bronze Patina: Issues in Preservation
Advisor: Thomas Taylor
Mentor: François LeBlanc, FAPT

Carl Klein
Savannah College of Art and Design
(CS12) Protecting Coffers with the Right Kind of Conservation
Advisor: Thomas Taylor
Mentor: Walker Johnson, FAPT

Carolina Manrique
Texas A&M University
(CS17) Resilience in Heritage Conservation and Heritage Tourism
Advisor: Robert Warden
Mentor: Theo Prudon, FAPT, FAIA

Mardita Murphy
UNC Greensboro
(CS18) Gilt Beneath the Ground:  Geothermal Technology and Historic Preservation
Advisor: Dan Becker
Mentor: Lonnie Hovey, AIA, FAPT

Karla Penna
Curtin University
(CS08) A Critical Auto/Ethnographic Study of Socio-Cultural Influences on Cultural-Heritage Preservation Education of World Heritage Sites in the Context of North-Eastern Brazil
Advisor: Elisabeth Taylor
Mentor: Susan Ross, FAPT

Jennifer Pont
Columbia University
(CS06) The Comparative Analysis of Biological Growth and Commercial Cleaners Based on Organism Identification and Biological Mechanisms
Advisor: Helen Thomas-Haney
Mentor: Norman Weiss, FAPT

Cynthia Rothwell
Savannah College of Art and Design
(CS03) Marble Sculpture and a Case Study of Michelangelo’s Statue of David
Advisor: Thomas Taylor
Mentor: Anne Weber, FAPT, FAIA

Beata Sasinska
Columbia University
(CS07) Fire-Damaged Stone: The Effects of Heat, Flame, and Quenching
Advisor: George Wheeler
Mentor: Steve Kelley, AUA, SE, FAPT, FICOMOS

Karen Stone
Columbia University
(CS19) Sheet Scaling: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors Present in Mohegan Granite
Advisor: Claudia Kavenagh
Mentor: Michael Schuller, FAPT, P.E.

Cristina Ureche-Trifu
Carleton University
(CS02) Water Management Systems and Historic Buildings
Advisor: Mariana Esponda
Mentor: Tom Taylor, PhD, FAPT, FAIC

Shannon Walsh
Savannah College of Art and Design
(CS20) The Conservation and Reuse of Architectural Fragments
Advisor: Thomas Taylor
Mentor: David Hart, FAPT, AIA

Amanda Webb Awarded the 2014 Martin Weaver Student Scholarship
University of Pennsylvania
(CS14) Assessing Thermal Comfort in Historic Structures: A Case Study of Penn State's Old Botany Building
Advisor: Stephen Treado
Mentor: Marilyn Kaplan, FAPT

Joanna Wilford
University of Georgia
(CS04) Characterizing the Weathering of Angkor Sandstone from Kulen Mountain, Cambodia
Advisor: Samuel Swanson, PhD
Mentor: Nancy McCoy, FAPT, FAIA






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