Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

David Kim – Doctoral Dissertation Final Defense

March 30, 2006 David Kim presents his doctoral dissertation final defense on Friday, April 7th at 3:00p in 0001 Michael Hooker Research CenterToxicokinetic Models of Dermal Exposure to Jet Fuel (Under the direction of Leena A. Nylander-French) Abstract: Dermal exposures to Jet-Propulsion Fuel 8 (JP-8) are prevalent in the United States Air Force. Although a… Read more »

Latina leader Janet Murguìa to speak at School of Public Health commencement

March 30, 2006 Janet Murguìa National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguìa will speak at the 2006 Commencement Ceremony for the School of Public Health on Sunday, May 14, 2006, at 1 p.m. in the recently renovated Memorial Hall on campus. Immediately following the ceremony, graduates and their guests are invited to join the… Read more »

Boyer awarded AWWA’s 2006 Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship

March 23, 2006 Treavor Boyer (PhD, Singer Advisor) is the recipient of the American Water Works Association’s 2006 Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship. This fellowship was established to honor the legendary Dr. Abel Wolman and was designed to support promising students in the United States, Canada, and Mexico pursuing advanced training and research in the field… Read more »

Katie Bland – MSENV Technical Report Final Oral Defense

March 07, 2006 Katie Bland presents her final oral defense of her MSEE technical report on Wednesday, March 8th, at 9:30A.M in 2005 Michael Hooker Research Center. Full details are as follow:LORI-10 Personal Cascade Impactor: A Performance Evaluation (Under the direction of DAVID LEITH) Impactors have been used since 1860 to collect and analyze particles… Read more »

DiGiano wins Best Paper Award

March 02, 2006 Professor Francis A. DiGiano’s paper entitled “Pipe Section Reactor to Evaluate Chlorine – Wall Reaction” has been selected for the 2006 AWWA Water Science & Research Division Best Paper Award. An award plaque will be presented to DiGiano, as senior author, during the San Antonio Annual Conference in June.For further information please… Read more »

Treavor Boyer to be inducted as member of Alpha Epsilon Lambda

March 02, 2006 Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL) has extended an offer of membership to Treavor H. Boyer (PhD, Singer Advisor). Boyer was selected based on his strong application, demonstrated achievements and the excellent recommendation of his outstanding contributions by the leadership in his academic program. AEL is the national honor society for graduate and professional… Read more »

EPA Presents Plaque to Honor Don Fox

March 01, 2006 The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director of Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Steve Page, and his colleagues Tom Helms and Bill Johnson, interrupted a faculty meeting on Friday, February 24, 2006 to present a surprised Professor Donald L. Fox with a plaque to express their appreciation for his… Read more »

Yu-Mee Kim Recipient of multiple SOT Awards

March 01, 2006 Yu-Mee Kim (MS, Ball Advisor) has been selected the winner of the ISS Student Award on behalf of the Inhalation Specialty Section (ISS) of the Society of Toxicology (SOT). An engraved plaque and a cash stipend of $500 will be presented to Kim during the annual SOT meeting held March 5-9, 2006… Read more »

Singer receives 2006 Gordon Maskew Fair Award

February 24, 2006 Philip C. Singer has been selected to receive the Gordon Maskew Fair Award for 2006 from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE). This award is presented to a Board certified Environmental Engineer of the Academy who is judged to have contributed substantially to the status of the environmental engineering profession by… Read more »

DiGiano wins A. P. Black Research Award

  February 21, 2006 Professor Francis A. DiGiano has been awarded the A.P. Black Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for outstanding achievement in water supply research. This award, established in 1967 in honor of Dr. A. P. Black, is given each year to an AWWA member to recognize outstanding research contributions to… Read more »