Dr. Howard Weinberg
Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
2014 News Items
September – Alma Beciragic (PhD track) is the recipient of the 2014 Dr. W Wesley Eckenfelder Jr. Scholarship award from consulting engineers Brown and Caldwell.
August – Ariel Atkinson (PhD track) gives oral presentation at the 248th American Chemical Society’s (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco entitled, “Impact of operational parameters on the fate of DBPs during reverse-osmosis membrane filtration” and a poster presentation “Impact of membrane fouling by organic matter on the fate of disinfection by-products during nanofiltration”. Attendance at this meeting was underwritten by a competitive award from ACS WIESE through the ACS ENVR 100th Anniversary Emerging Leader Award.
August - Welcome new group members Alma Beciragic (PhD track), Martha Scott Tomlinson (MS track), Chuck McCall (MSEE track), Monica Kuroki (MSEE track).
July – Will Stanley graduates with the Master of Science degree.
June – Anne Galyean presented poster at the TechConnect Conference on Nanotech Advanced Materials and Aplications in Washington DC, entitled, “A New Separation Metric for the Optimization of AF4 Separations of Polydispersed Nanomaterials".
May – Current PhD student, Anne Galyean, featured on the UNC Home page.
January – Our continuing research collaborator and visiting scholar to our group in 2010, Maria José Farré, has been awarded the Marie Curie Fellowship for research in the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) beginning in August 2014.
January – 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 – Collaborative research with the University of Queensland (Australia) published in the journal Water Research.
January – 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
Research Interests at a Glance
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