Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

EEES Student wins AWWA Student Poster at ACE24

Congratulations to Hatice Yildirim  for winning first place in the student poster competition at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Annual Conference and Expo (ACE24), held in Denver, Colorado from June 8 to 11, 2024.  It was a wonderful showing at the national level for South Carolina! In addition, it was a great and historic week at […]

EEES Students Receive CECAS College Awards

EEES student, William Cummings, received the CECAS award for being this year’s Outstanding Senior in the School of Computing and Applied Sciences! See more about what Williams said about his engineering journey. Click on this link to see the video. EEES student, Teague McCracken, received the CECAS award for this year’s J. Wesley Davis Leadership […]

Kroeger Awarded Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship

Emma Kroeger was recently awarded a prestigious Mendenhall postdoctoral fellowship with the US Geological Survey (USGS).  She is in the final stages of completing her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences under the supervision of Dr. Alex Pullen. Emma will be working for the USGS in Alaska on a project titled Integrated Isotopic Mapping […]

Casso-Hartmann Wins Best Poster Award at ACS Conference

Lisseth in front of her winning poster, speaking to ACS conference attendees in New Orleans.

Lisseth Casso-Hartmann earned a best poster award at the American Chemical Society (ACS) conference, held March 17-21, 2024, in New Orleans. The title of her poster is Electrochemical Detection of Salmonella enterica in Hydroponic Systems.

Mikowicz Wins Two Prestigious Scholarships

Lexi at work for ReWa at the Lower Reedy facility.

Lexi Mikowicz was selected by the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC) as the recipient of this year’s Jimmy Wigglesworth Scholarship Endowment.

EEES Graduate Students Win Prestigious Environmental Scholarships

Laura DiGiacomo and Claire Funk were awarded scholarships from the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Environmental Engineering & Science Foundation (EESF), respectively. EREF is a national organization with the mission to develop and evaluate new approaches to managing municipal solid waste through advances in scientific research and to provide scholarships to America’s […]

EEES Hosts Notable 2023 Awards Ceremony

The EEES Departmental Awards ceremony is a wonderful rite of Spring.  Each year we honor the “best of the best” at a luncheon in the Hendrix Center.  This year was no exception.  You can find the complete list of our 2023 undergraduate and graduate student award winners here.  What made this year a notch above […]

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 […]