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.
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!
Ben Kunstman, who is pursuing a dual Master’s degree with the school of natural resources and environment (SNRE) and the college of engineering, joined the Environmental Biotechnology group. Welcome to the team, Ben!
Samayyah Williams, Masters student in the Love research group, wins the Antenore C. Butch Davanzo scholarship. Congratulations Sam!
Congratulations to Krista for receiving an Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech on April 23. Krista earned her Master’s Degree in 2004, and her Ph.D. Degree in 2008 from Virginia Tech. Krista with her Ph.D. advisor Peter Vikesland at the Awards Banquet at Virginia Tech.
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!