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Brian Carroll presented his MSPH Technical Report oral defense on May 9

May 10, 2005 Brian Carroll presented his MSPH Technical Report oral defense on May 9th at 9:00am. Full details follow.A Dose-Response Assessment of Recreational Water Borne Microbes Causing Gastroenteritis Dose-response models were developed for nineteen gastroenteritis-causing microbes. Three dose-response modeling equations were used: linear, linear two-population, and beta-Poisson. Models were fitted to experimental data from… Read more »

Dan Gatti wins 2005 IT Award

May 05, 2005 The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is pleased to announce Daniel M. Gatti, ESE’s Computing Consultant, has won a 2005 IT Award. Don Fox comments, “Dan’s skills and abilities to provide computer support to our large complex department are remarkable. I continually get unsolicited positive feedback about Dan diagnosing and solving… Read more »

Douglas Crawford-Brown wins McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching

May 04, 2005 The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is extremely pleased to announce Professor Douglas Crawford-Brown was selected as the 2005 recipient of the McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching. The purpose of the McGavran Award is to recognize career-long excellence in teaching by faculty in the UNC School of Public Health. Teaching,… Read more »

Vanessa J. Pereira presented her final oral defense

May 02, 2005 Vanessa J. Pereira presented her final oral defense of her doctoral dissertation on Friday, May 6th, 2005 at 9:00 A.M. in 1301 McGavran-Greenberg. Full details are as follows:Doctoral Dissertation Final Oral Defense Vanessa J. Pereira Friday, May 6th, 2005 1301 McGavran-Greenberg 9:00 A.M. Analytical Methods Validation and Bench Scale UV Treatment of… Read more »

Yasuyuki Akita presented his final oral defense on May 3

May 02, 2005 Yasuyuki Akita presented his final oral defense of his master’s thesis on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at 10:30AM in Rosenau 331. Full details are as follows:Master’s Thesis Final Oral Defense Yasuyuki Akita (Under the direction of Marc L. Serre) Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005 Rosenau 331 10:30AM Spatiotemporal non-attainment assessment analysis of the… Read more »

Sacoby M. Wilson wins 2005 Impact Award

May 02, 2005 The Graduate Education Advancement Board and the UNC Graduate School presented a 2005 Impact Award to Sacoby M. Wilson (PhD, Ball advisor) at an April 7 recognition ceremony where he presented his research project (see below) and received a cash award. This award recognizes graduate students whose research makes a difference to… Read more »

Kimberly Pickett defended her MSEE final oral defense on Friday, May 6th

May 02, 2005 Kimberly Pickett defended her MSEE final oral defense on Friday, May 6th at 10:00am in Rosenau 235. Full details and abstract follow.MSEE Technical Report Final Oral Defense KIMBERLY W. PICKETT Friday, May 6, 2005 Rosenau 235 10:00 AM Particle Investigation in the Near-wake of an Elliptical Cylinder to Predict Exposure Wind tunnel… Read more »

ESE Students honored at Recognition Ceremony hosted by UNC Graduate School

May 02, 2005 Several ESE students who won fellowships or scholarships during the 2004-2005 academic calendar year were honored recently in an April 7 recognition ceremony hosted by the UNC Graduate School on the Carolina campus. The fellowship winners were: ” Russell B. Bowen (PhD, Rappaport Advisor), 3M Industrial Hygiene Scholarship ” Joe Brown (PhD,… Read more »

Memorial Service Held for Kenan Professor Robert G. Wetzel

April 22, 2005 The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is deeply saddened to report that Kenan Professor Robert G. Wetzel passed away at his home on April 18, 2005. This is a tragic loss for the family, his friends and colleagues at UNC, his many past students, and the entire aquatic and limnology research… Read more »

Professor Robert G. Wetzel wins Hutchinson Science Laureate

April 18, 2005 The Aquatic Ecology Network, including several academies and societies, and the International Environmental Institute, by action of the International Committee awarded Professor Robert G. Wetzel the Hutchinson Science Laureate (2005) Diploma for outstanding contributions to the fundamentals of limnology and the international dissemination of knowledge. Dr. Wetzel was chosen for this award… Read more »