Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

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 »

Audrey de Nazelle wins GEAB Recognition Award

February 13, 2006 Audrey de Nazelle (PhD, Crawford-Brown Advisor) has received an honorable mention award, titled The GEAB Recognition Award, in the Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) Impact Award competition. This award, sponsored by The Graduate School’s external advancement board of private citizens, recognizes outstanding graduate student research of particular benefit to North Carolina. Audrey… Read more »

Singer Awarded Kenan Leave

February 10, 2006 Philip C. Singer, Okun Distinguished Professor, has been awarded Kenan Leave for the period of July to December 2006. He will spend the semester in Australia, interacting with colleagues at the University of New South Wales (Sydney), the University of Melbourne, Curtin University (Perth), the Australian Water Quality Centre in Adelaide, and… Read more »

David DeMarini Elected President of the International Association of Environmental Mutagen Societies

February 10, 2006 ESE Adjunct Professor, Dr. David DeMarini has been elected President of the International Association of Environmental Mutagen Societies (IAEMS). Its primary purpose is to provide a means whereby those engaged in environmental mutagenesis research and related fields in all countries may communicate more readily with each other, and through this process, advance… Read more »