Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

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 »

Swenberg one of two SPH faculty members named Kenan professor

February 09, 2006 Drs. James Swenberg and Steven Zeisel have been named Kenan professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health, endowed faculty positions awarded to outstanding scholars and teachers.”Both Dr. Zeisel and Dr. Swenberg are known worldwide for their significant contributions to science as well as to students,”… Read more »

Kelly Kavit quoted in University Gazette

February 06, 2006 ESE’s Human Resources Facilitator, Kelly Kavit, was quoted in the January 25, 2006 edition of the University Gazette regarding the new EPAWeb system. Read the article online here. For further information please contact Rebecca Riggsbee Lloyd by email at  

ESE Joint Professors featured in current edition of Endeavors

January 30, 2006 In an article entitled “The next one could be worse” regarding Hurricane Floyd, writer Angela Spivey turns to ESE Joint Professors Rick Luettich and Dave Moreau for answers. Read the article online here. For further information please contact Rebecca Riggsbee Lloyd by email at  

Milton Heath elected to Southeast Regional Conservation Partnership Hall of Fame

January 30, 2006 ESE Joint Professor, Milton Heath, Jr., was elected recently to the National Association of Conservation Districts’ Southeast Regional Conservation Partnership Hall of Fame. He was one of nine new members elected this year. Heath joined UNC in 1957. He has been the principal specialist in conservation and environmental law at the School… Read more »