Dr. Lauren Stadler receives 2016 CH2M/AEESP Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Posted on Jul 28, 2016 in news | No Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Stadler for receiving the 2016 CH2M/AEESP Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award! She will be awarded at WEFTEC this September.

PhD Candidate Jeseth Delgado Vela earns Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 in news | No Comments

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!

Top paper of 2015 in Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology

Posted on Feb 17, 2016 in news | No Comments

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.

WEF Highlights article on UM urine diversion project

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 in news | No Comments

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 Wigginton interviewed on Science Friday regarding the future of Peecycling

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 in news | No Comments

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!

MSE student Ben Kunstman joins Environmental Biotechnology

Posted on May 26, 2015 in news | No Comments

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 awarded MWEA Antenore C. Butch Davanzo Scholarship

Posted on May 22, 2015 in news | No Comments

Samayyah Williams, Masters student in the Love research group, wins the Antenore C. Butch Davanzo scholarship. Congratulations Sam!

Krista Wigginton Received an Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Posted on May 4, 2015 in award, news | No Comments

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.

UM Environmental Biotech welcomes new members this summer

Posted on May 4, 2015 in news | No Comments

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!

Congratulations to our 2015 graduates!

Posted on May 4, 2015 in news | No Comments

Master’s students Nigel Beaton, Miles Ellenberg, Pedro Puente, Raghav Reddy, and Ho-Zhen Chen graduated from the Environmental Engineering program. Congratulations and best of luck to you all!