Cates Receives EPA Grant to Study Treatment of PFAS

You cannot taste or smell them in your tap water, but most municipalities in the United States now have drinking water supplies that are contaminated with trace levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  These chemicals were widely used in the production of products such as Teflon because of their remarkable properties.  Disposal of these […]

Congratulations May Graduates!

Congratulations to our May 2019 graduates! We had over 50 students graduate across our degree programs. BS Biosystems Engineering Jenna Agin, Kylie Bednarick, Alison Bostwick, Amanda Dara, Amanda Dotseth, Joseph Green, Justin Jones, Lauren Kocur, Lillian Kome, Elena Miyasato, William Paraszczuk, Samantha Wolfe BS Environmental Engineering Kathryn Abbott, Ian Atkins, Robert Basha, Mary Boken, Autumn […]

Mohamed Ateia Receives Outstanding Presentation Award

Dr. Mohamed Ateia, a post-doctoral scholar in EEES, received the Outstanding Presentation Award based on a seminar he gave at the Spring 2019 National meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The title of his presentation is Near-instant removal of poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances by polyethylenimine-functionalized cellulose microcrystals. The Spring ACS meeting was held […]