May 2017. Lorelay Mendoza selected as an Honorable Mention in this year’s Best Student Presentation competition at the 2017 Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting for her poster, “Microbial Contributions to Organic Matter Optical Properties in Alvarado Creek During a Storm Event.”
March 2017. Undergrads Chelsi Pascua, Anita Sanchez, Lorelay Mendoza, and Teddy Mendoza and grad students Kristen Snyder, Joseph Wasswa, and Daniel Parsons present their research at the SDSU Student Research Symposium. Lorelay wins Provost's Award for best poster for her research on microorganism tracking in stormwater!!!
January 2017. Mladenov et al. paper "Evaluating organic carbon removal in a decentralized, anaerobic treatment system for water reuse in South Africa" selected for the 11th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse.
December 2016. Xie et al. paper "Water soluble organic aerosols in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, USA: composition, sources and optical properties" published in Scientific Reports.
October 2016. Oyawoya et al. paper "Using duckweed for nutrient recovery and as a polishing step for DEWATS effluents" accepted for Dresden Nexus Conference.
June 2016. Kulkarni et al. paper published on arsenic mobilization in Holocene and Pleistocene aquifers of West Bengal.
May 2016. Joseph Wasswa selected as the recipient of one of the ASCE YMF 2016 Student Scholarships for work on membranes for water reuse!! ($1000)
April 2016. Madeleine McConnell awarded SDSU's summer undergraduate research fellowship to conduct research on oil degradation.
April 2016. Estefania Palacios, Jesse Scolavino, and Daniel Parsons (SDSU) and Jaclyn O'Hara and Rianne Okamoto (CPP) selected for the NSF IRES 2016 research experience on Sustainable Sanitation in Durban, South Africa.
March 2016. Wasswa, Gregory, Nour, Bigelow and Campbell present research at SDSU Student Research Symposium. Gregory wins Women in Engineering Award for her presentation entitled, "Quantifying Plastic Debris Entering Wastewater Treatment Centers".
November 2015. Water Quality Research Lab students, Bigelow and Campbell, present research on fluorescent DOM leaching from microplastics at AWWA regional conference in Las Vegas.
August 2015. NSF IRES Sustainable Sanitation students just back from their 5+ week research experience in Durban. Check out this video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s-gzabrGcM and read more about the project here...
July 2015. ES&T paper "Dissolved Organic Matter Quality in a Shallow Aquifer of Bangladesh: Implications for Arsenic Mobility" published online July 2015!
Spring 2015. PhD student Harshad Kulkarni receives RISE Internship Program scholarship from the Indo-US S&T Forum (IUSSTF) to conduct research on arsenic mobilization in West Bengal, India.