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Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

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 »

Brian Carrico defended his MSEE Technical Report final oral defense on May 13

May 16, 2005 Brian Carrico defended his MSEE Technical Report final oral defense on Friday, May 13th at 2:00pm in the Ibrahim Seminar Room, 1301 McGavran- Greenberg.Full details follow. Impact of Booster Chlorination on Chlorine Decay and THM Production: A Simulated Analysis Chlorine is commonly used in drinking water treatment as both a primary disinfectant… Read more »

Marc Serre wins Newton Underwood Award for Excellence in Teaching

May 16, 2005 The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is proud to announce ESE Assistant Professor, Marc Serre, has won the Newton Underwood Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Serre was appointed to ESE faculty in 2001. Student’s nomination comments included “Dr. Serre exhibits a teaching style that combines expertise, patience, and encouragement of… Read more »

Emily Miller presents her final oral defense on May 11

May 10, 2005 Emily Miller presents her final oral defense of her BSPH Senior Honor’s Thesis on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 in 1304 McGavran-Greenberg.Full details are as follow: BSPH Senior Honors Research Thesis Emily C. Miller Comparison of low-pressure membrane processes (MF vs. UF) as pretreatment methods for subsequent virus removal by high-pressure membranes for… Read more »

Angela Baker presents her MSPH Tech Report Oral on May 12

May 10, 2005 Angela Baker presents her MSPH Tech Report Oral Defense Thursday, May 12, 2005 at 1:30pm in 2301 McGavran-Greenberg. Full details follow.Environmental Indicator Utility for Environmental Decision Making: A Multiple Case Study Analysis (Under the direction of Dr. Louise M. Ball) An environmental indicator is a scientific measurement that tracks environmental conditions over… Read more »

Evelyn Chao presents her Doctoral Dissertation Final Oral Defense on May 12th

May 10, 2005 Evelyn Chao presents her Doctoral Dissertation Final Oral Defense Thursday, May 12th at 1:00pm in 1305 McGavran-Greenberg. Full details follow.Determination of Dermal Exposure to Jet Fuel JP-8 Using the Tape-Strip Method Limited research has been conducted on dermal exposure and risk assessment due to the lack of reliable measurement techniques for quantitative… Read more »