Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Biosystems Engineering Students Win Poster Awards at Appalachian State Energy Summit

Biosystems Engineering students Frank Jeffries (junior) and Ethan White (sophomore) split the top prize at the Undergraduate Student Poster competition at the Appalachian State Energy Summit held in Boone, NC June 8-10. Frank’s poster title was Biological Hydrogen Production by Fermentation and Ethan’s was Design of Sediment-Based Microbial Fuel Cells (co-authored by BE student Zachary […]

Gleasman Wins Grant from the Geological Society of America

Gavin Gleasman, a doctoral student working with Dr. Kelly Lazar, was awarded a research grant from the Southeastern section of the Geological Society of America (GSA).  According to Blair R. Tormey, Secretary/ Treasurer – Southeast Section, GSA, the selection committee received “. . . numerous meritorious proposals and limited funds made for a very competitive […]

Environmental Engineering Capstone Design Team Wins Best Presentation in the SWANA International Design Competition

A team of four Environmental Engineering students, Hope Owens, Nina Del Rio, Derek Kosydar, and Ryan Fisher, took home the Best Presentation award and second prize overall in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) International Design Competition. The team of undergraduate students competed against teams from other universities, including those with MS and […]

Smith Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Michael Smith, a Senior in Biosystems Engineering, was awarded a prestigious 2022 Fulbright Scholarship.  Soon after he graduates in May 2022, Michael will be heading to the Czech Republic where he will be teaching English at a technical or agricultural high school and while doing so, he hopes to work in concepts related to sustainability.  […]