Dr. Howard Weinberg
Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 News Items
May 2014 – Current PhD student, Anne Galyean, featured on the UNC Home page.
January 2014 – The second of 3 papers from Bonnie Lyon’s PhD research published in the Journal of Hazardous Materials. Alumna Dr. Lyon begins a Postdoctoral Scholar Position with Professor Kurt Pennell in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Tufts University.
January 2014 – Collaborative research with the University of Queensland (Australia) published in the journal Water Research.
January 2014 – Current PhD, student Kirsten Studer, awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency predoctoral fellowship under the EPA/UNC-CH Curriculum of Toxicology Research Training Agreement
November – Feature article "Identifying practices to keep NC’s drinking water safe" published in the Fall 2013 edition of the school's magazine, Carolina Public Health.
October – Awarded National Science Foundation Funding from the Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems Division for the project, “Retooling Green Wastewater Treatment Infrastructure to Support Edible Crop Growth”. This is a collaboration with the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State University and Integrated Water Strategies (Apex, NC).
September – Anne Galyean awarded the predoctoral traineeship in Environmental Health Sciences through the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Environmental Biostatistics training program for the 2013 academic year.
August – Welcome new group members, Kasia Grzebyk (PhD track), Kirsten Studer (PhD track), and Cataia Ives (MS track).
August - Awarded (with Orlando Coronell) National Science Foundation Funding from the Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems Division for the project, “Tailoring thin-film nanocomposite membranes for water reuse applications”.
Research Interests at a Glance
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