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Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

Sacoby Wilson named Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar

June 23, 2005 Sacoby Wilson (Ph.D., Ball Advisor) has won a Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholarship. This top honor supports up to 18 outstanding individuals who have completed doctoral training to engage in an intensive two-year interdisciplinary program in population health at one of six nationally prominent universities. Sacoby will receive annual stipend… Read more »

Sacoby Wilson wins ELP Fellowship

June 23, 2005 Sacoby Wilson (Ph.D., Ball Advisor) wins Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) Fellowship for 2005. The ELP Fellowship is an innovative national program designed to build the leadership capacity of the environmental field’s most promising emerging practitioners. This two-year fellowship provides training, project funding and a vibrant peer network to 20-25 individuals each year… Read more »

Sacoby Wilson Defends June 16

June 16, 2005 Sacoby Wilson presents his doctoral dissertation final oral defense on June 16 at 1:30 PM in the Ibrahim Seminar Room (1301 McGavran-Greenberg).Full details follow: Environmental Monitoring and Spatial Assessment of Atmospheric Ammonia Levels Near hog CAFOs and Human Receptor Sites in Eastern North Carolina (Under the direction of Dr. Louise M. Ball)… Read more »

Yoshihiko Koto presents Master’s Final Oral Defense on June 20th

June 16, 2005 Yoshihiko Koto presents his Master’s Final Oral Defense Monday, June 20th at 10:00am in 1305 McGavran-Greenberg. Full details follow.Aerosol Deposition Measurement on Surrogates of Human Hairy Arms (Under the direction of Dr. Michael Flynn) The risk of dermal exposure to toxic vapor and aerosol is increasingly gathering attention of epidemiologists, toxicologists and… Read more »

Steve Whalen featured in DTH

June 14, 2005 Steve Whalen, Associate Professor, was featured in an article in the June 9 edition of The Daily Tarheel regarding his summer research plans. In the article, Whalen discusses his plans to travel to Fairbanks Alaska to continue research of the area’s algae. The project examines the landscape and drainage ecosystems of arctic… Read more »

Center Line features ESE Assistant Prfoessor Ivan Rusyn’s research group

June 09, 2005 Ivan Rusyn and his Research group made the front page of the June 2005 edition of the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine publication Center Line. The article entitled, “Rusyn Laboratory Elucidates Molecular Mechanisms that Contribute to Alcohol-Associated Liver Injury and Cancer” discusses Dr. Rusyn’s work in discovering the molecular and… Read more »

Linlin Wang presented her MSENV Technical Report Final Oral Defense on May 31

June 07, 2005 Linlin Wang presented her MSENV Technical Report Final Oral Defense on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 at 2:00pm. Details are as follows below.Spatiotemporal Analysis of Black Death in France: 1347-1350The Black Death was one of the worst natural disasters in history. The deep and long-lasting effect that Black Death had in the daily… Read more »

Renee Anthony Defends on June 13

June 07, 2005 Renee Anthony presents her final oral defense of her dissertation on Monday, June 13 at 10:00 in the Ibrahim Seminar Room (1301 McGavran-Greenberg). Full details are as follows:Investigation of Particle Inhalability This research investigated particle inhalability in low velocities typical of occupational settings. Because of difficulties suspending uniform particle concentrations in low… Read more »

ESE Student Team wins EPA P3 Award

June 03, 2005 Out of a group of 65 teams composed of more than 400 university students and advisors, an ESE student team consisting of Joe Brown (PhD, Sobsey Advisor), Lisa Casanova (MS, Sobsey Advisor), Mark Elliott (PhD, DiGiano Advisor), and Christine Stauber (PhD, Sobsey Advisor)was one of six national winners of the First Environmental… Read more »

Two ESE Students receive Bunker Awards for 2005

May 16, 2005 The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is pleased to announce two Bunker Awards were given to ESE students in 2005. This year’s awardees are Aaron D. Archer (MSEE, Singer Advisor) and Kimberly (Kim) W. Pickett (MSEE, Flynn Advisor).Aaron previously won a Merit Assistantship from the Graduate School and an Okun Fellowship…. Read more »