Jun 2018 - (Upcoming) Platform presentation by Ilektra Drygiannaki "Improved tools and methodologies for evaluating the link of stormwater metal release to sediment recontamination"- at 7th European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VII) and the 11th International Society for Environmental Biotechnology conference (ISEB 2018), Greece.
May 2018 - Platform presentation by Ilektra Drygiannaki, on "Assessment and management of stormwater on sediment recontamination due to metal contaminants"- at SETAC Europe, Italy.
May 2018 - Poster presentation by Ilektra Drygiannaki, on "Assessment and management of stormwater on sediment recontamination: you don't need to measure everything, just the right things"- at SETAC Europe, Italy.
Apr 2018 - Ilektra Drygiannaki was awarded 2nd place in Research Poster competition at the 17th Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition of Texas Tech University.
Mar 2018 - Ilektra Drygiannaki was awarded 3rd place in Paper Competition at the 9th Annual Geosyntec Consultants Student Paper Competition.
Dec 2017 - Danny Reible provided a presentation to the Water Science and Technology Board of the National Academies on Resilience in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in the face of extreme flooding.
Nov 2017 - Danny Reible provided Kappe lectures to Oregon State University and University of Houston.
Oct 2017 - Chuan Liang successfully defended MS Thesis on Arsenic removal with iron-loaded cellulose beads.
Oct 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible Chaired kick off meeting on National Academies Committee on the Habitat Conservation Plan of the Edwards Aquifer in San Antonio, TX.
Oct 2017 - Michelle Bejar successfully defended her MS Thesis "Diffusive Gradients in Thin-Films as a Predictor for Mercury Bioaccumulation in Lumbriculus variegatus".
Oct 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible gave Kappe Lectures at Washington University in St. Louis, Lehigh University and Carnegie Mellon.
Sep 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible gave Kappe Lectures at Arizona State University, University of Cincinnati, Vanderbilt, University of Tennessee, Clemson, Duke.
Jul 2017 - Alex Smith presented at the "How to Change the World" program at the Nation Academy of Engineering's Global Grand Challenges Summit in Washington D.C.
Jun 2017 - Danny Reible visited Tsinghua University where he is a Foreign Expert Visiting Professor.
Jun 2017 - Platform presentation by Ryan Campbell on "Exploring the Effects of a Visual Thinking Strategies Workshop on the Reflective Thinking of Undergraduate Engineering Students" at the 124th Annual Conference & Exposition of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Jun 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible provided Kappe Lecture at Chicago Metropolitan Water District for the District and Chicago-area universities.
May 2017 - Platform presentation by G.Pagnozzi on "Influence of capping material type upon biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments" at Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies.
May 2017 - Tea Vrtlar and Dimitrious Athanasiou (MS CE) and Songjing Yan (MS ChE) complete degree requirements. All are continuing on to PhD studies.
May 2017 - Xiaolong Shen successfully defended dissertation, "Developing Models for the Assessment and the Design of the In situ Remediation of Contaminated Sediments", for PhD in Chemical Engineering , University of Texas.
May 2017 - InProgress Review presentation by Danny Reible to SERDP/ESTCP Technical Advisory Board.
Apr 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible provided Kappe Lecture to University of Oklahoma where he also provided lectures in support of OU Earth Week.
Apr 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible provided Kappe Lecture to New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Feb 2017 - Dr.Danny Reible visited Tsinghua University where he is a Foreign Expert Visiting Professor.
Jan 2017 - Danny Reible named 2017 Kappe Lecturer of American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. The Kappe Lecture Series was inaugurated by the Academy in 1989 to share the knowledge of today's practitioners with tomorrow's environmental engineers and scientists.
Jan 2017 - Six platform and poster presentations by the group at Battelle Sediment Conference.
Nov 2016 - Platform presentation by Dr.Kayleigh Millerick ,G.Pagnozzi and D.Reible on "Evidence of PAH Biodegradation in Active Sediment Capping Materials" at 3er Simposio International del Doctorado en Ciencias in Procesos Biotecnológicos.
Nov 2016 - Posters and presentations by the group at the SETAC World Congress, Orlando FL.
Nov 2016 - Soraya Honarparvar presented "Thermodynamic Modeling of Produced Water with Electrolyte NRTL Model: Aqueous Sr2+ - Na+ - SO42- - Cl- "Quaternary System at the AIChE Annual Meeting", San Francisco, CA.
Oct 2016 - Laboratory move to new facilities at Maddox Engineering Research Center. This building is a $30 million renovation of an existing building creating approximately 90,000 ft2 of laboratory and support space for Energy, Environmental and Materials Characterization Research.
Sept 2016 - Danny Reible presented an invited lecture on "Water and Energy" at Big 12 Water Conference, Baylor University, Waco TX.