Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Stadler for receiving the 2016 CH2M/AEESP Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award! She will be awarded at WEFTEC this September.
Jeseth Delgado Vela, PhD candidate in the Love research group, is a recipient of the 2016 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing. It supports students working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and risk-taking. Congratulations Jeseth!
Professor Wigginton, PhD student Yinyin Ye, and previous master student Miles Ellenberg’s paper “Emerging investigators series: the source and fate of pandemic viruses in the urban water cycle” was named one of the top papers from 2015 in ES:WR&T. Congratulations! You can find the paper here.
Nadine Kotlarz, Sarah Haig, and Professor Lut Raskin attended the IWA Biofilm conference in Arosa, Switzerland. Nadine presented the group’s work, titled “Environmental Mycobacteria in Chloraminated Drinking Water.”
A WEF Highlights article features the urine collection event held on the UM central campus on April 1, 2015 and the work that the UM team is a part of regarding urine-derived fertilizers. Check out the article here!
Professor Krista Wigginton was a guest on the radio show Science Friday discussing the use of source-separated urine as a fertilizer. Check it out here!
Samayyah Williams, Masters student in the Love research group, wins the Antenore C. Butch Davanzo scholarship. Congratulations Sam!
Zerihun Alemayehu, Emily Crossette, Nicole Rockey, and Sara Troutman will be joining the Environmental Biotechnology group this summer. Nicole and Emily will join both the Raskin and Wigginton groups; Sara and Zerihun will be joining the Love group. Welcome to you all!
Assistant Professor Yanchen Liu will be working with Dr. Nancy Love’s group this year. His research interests include making sewer systems more sustainable through monitoring and intelligent operation and the dynamics of microbial community changes with wastewater transportation. Welcome to Michigan Yanchen!