Dr. Glen Daigger has been elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Foreign Member is the very highest honor bestowed on engineers by China as it is exceptionally rare to be elected as a Foreign Member. Professor Daigger is a leader of the environmental engineering field who has made significant contributions to Continue Reading »
Several members of the Environmental Biotechnology Group recently received awards and fellowships!
Leon Espira, Katie Langenfeld, and Shilva Shrestha received ITiMS Fellowships for their work on microbial systems. Kate Dowdell received an Institute of International Education Graduate International Research Experience (IIE-GIRE) scholarship. Nicole Rockey and Shilva Shrestha received Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships.
Dr. Krista Wigginton will join Stanford’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department as Shimizu Visiting Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. Dr. Wigginton will share her expertise on viral inactivation mechanisms and novel pathogen detection methods with the faculty, students, and researchers at Stanford while visiting.
Dr. Yinyin Ye, Dr. Zhong Qiao, and Dr. Heather Goetsch graduated with their Ph.D.’s in Environmental Engineering this past December! Pictured below from left to right is Dr. Zong Qiao, Dr. Krista Wigginton, and Dr. Yinyin Ye.
Dr. Wigginton was recently awarded the 2018 Paul L. Busch Award to fund research that will advance virus detection methods.
We are excited to welcome all new Biotech members (and a late welcome to all who joined us this summer)!
-Adelaide Nieguitsila – Visiting scholar from Gabon working with Lut Raskin
-Alyssa Schubert – Florida State – Masters student in Environmental Engineering working with Nancy Love
-Ariel Roy – Undergraduate Civil & Environmental Engineering student Continue Reading »
Heather Goetsch successfully defended her dissertation on Friday August 24 – congratulations Heather!!
Zhong Qiao will defend on Thursday September 6 @ 3pm!
-Zhong also recently had a paper accepted to ES&T – congratulations Zhong!
Within the past couple of months, a number of our students have received prestigious awards!
Hollie Adejumo – U-M International Institute Individual Fellowship
Kate Dowdell – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Heather Goetsch – AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship
Congratulations to all winners!
Best SOP- Yinyin Ye
Yinyin did an excellent job curating and improving SOPs.
Grateful Head- Juliana Huizenga
Juliana always makes sure her hair is tied back to prevent personal injury.
Fume Hood Hero – Enrique Rodriguez
Enrique reminds us to keep the fume hood free and clear. This not only reduces Continue Reading »
Postdoctoral research fellow William Tarpeh is one of five inductees into the University of Michigan chapter of the Bouchet Honor Society, which recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and a commitment to diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate.
The Bouchet Society is named for Edward Bouchet, the first African-American PhD recipient in the U.S Continue Reading »