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!
Ph.D. students Chia-Chen Wu, Jeseth Delgado-Vela, and Yinyin Ye will give talks at ACS National Meeting
At the coming 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition (August 16-20, 2015, Boston), Ph.D. student Chia-Chen Wu will present on “Effect of Chlorinated Phenol in Point-of-Use Drinking Water Filters on Antibiotic Resistance and Opportunistic Pathogens”, and Yinyin Ye will demonstrate her work on “Methods for the Detection of Infective Enveloped Viruses in Municipal Wastewater”. Both […]
Sean Murphy, affiliated with professor Raskin’s research group while pursuing a Master’s degree in environmental engineering, receives Dow Master’s Fellowship. The research project involves a developing housing for the slums in India. Good luck and congratulations Sean!
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!