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Highlights & Achievements

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Academic Achievements  

Presentations by REU Participants: 

  • Rivera, L.* K. Stryszowska and T. Langen. 2013. Population Distribution and Range Limits in Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) using the Presence Program. Council on Undergraduate Research Experiences Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, October 27-28, 2013.
  • Broehm, M.* and A. Luttman. 2012. “Trend Analysis of Northeast US Gridded Historical Climate Data.” Bibl. Proceedings of the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012 (2012) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Guan, J. *, G. Slack, A. Rossner, 2012. “Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds from Gas Sampling Canister using Solid Phase Microextraction and Gas Chromatography” Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 15-18, 2012, paper 330.
  • Lopez, K.*, M. Jahne, S. Rogers, T. Holsen, S. Grimberg. 2012. “Bioaerosol Emissions from Dairy Manure Amended Land in New York” American Indian Science and Engineering Society Annual Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, November 1-3, 2012.
  • Castilleja, J.A.*, S. Rogers. 2011. “Impact of land-applied dairy manure on downwind air quality: ammonia, particulate matter, and bioaerosols” bibl. Council on Undergraduate Research, 2011 Conference of Research Experiences for Undergraduates Student Scholarship, Arlington, VA, October 16-17, 2011 (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Loftus, S, Kinlock *, N, Marshal, N Skufca, JD, and Twiss, MR. 2011. “Delineating zones of the St. Lawrence River in support of a two dimensional ecosystem model”, bibl. Council on Undergraduate Research, 2011 Conference of Research Experiences for Undergraduates Student Scholarship, Arlington, VA, October 16-17, 2011 (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Udochu, N.*, I. Goldasteh, M. Amouei Torkmahalleh, A. Rossner, and A.R. Ferro. 2011. “Factors affecting ultrafine particles and PM2.5 Emissions from Heated Cooking Oils”, bibl. 2011 Syracuse Symposium on Environmental and Energy Systems, Syracuse, NY, USA. September 22-23, 2011 (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Jahne, M.*, S. Rogers, S. Grimberg, and T. Holsen, "Emission and Characterization of Particulate Matter and Bioaerosols Generated During the Land Application of Livestock Manure" , bibl. Land and Sea Grant National Water Conference, Hilton Head, SC February 21-25, 2010, (2010). Meeting presentation Published
  • Jahne, M.*, S. Rogers, S. Grimberg, and T. Holsen, "Emission and Characterization of Particulate Matter and Bioaerosols Generated During the Land Application of Livestock Manure" , bibl. New York Water Environment Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY Jan. 31 - Feb. 4, 2010, (2010). Meeting presentation Published
  • Shaffer, C.*, S. Rogers, and T. Langen, "Wild deer as potential vectors of manure pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes in the St Lawrence River Valley of New York" , bibl. Land and Sea Grant National Water Conference, Hilton Head, SC February 21-25, 2010., (2010). Meeting presentation Published
  • Shaffer, C.*, S. Rogers, and T. Langen, "Wild deer as reservoirs of manure pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes" , bibl. New York Water Environment Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY Jan. 31 - Feb. 4, 2010, (2010). Meeting presentation Published
  • Jahne, M.*, S. Rogers, S. Grimberg, and T. Holsen, "Development of Techniques to Measure Bioaerosol Deposition" , bibl. New York Water Environment Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY February 1-4, 2009., (2009). Meeting presentation Published
  • Shaffer, C.*, Rogers, S., "Wild deer as potential vectors of manure pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes in the Northern Adirondack Region of New York" , bibl. Great Lakes Research Consortium Annual Meeting, Syracuse, NY, March 13-14, 2009, (2009). Meeting presentation Published
  • Frederick, B.*, P. Christiansen, S. Andreescu, "Encapsulation Techniques for the Efficient Fermentation of Cellulosic and Hemicellulosic Biomass for Biofuels" , bibl. SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NY, June 22, 2008., (2008). Book Published
  • Frederick, B. J.*, C. Ispas, P. A. Christiansen, E. S. Andreescu, "Co-encapsulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and enzymes for the efficient fermentation of D-xylose in the production of fuel ethanol from cellulosic biomass" , bibl. 2008 Syracuse Symposium on Environmental and Energy Systems, Syracuse, NY, USA. September 29, 2008, (2008). Book Published
  • Frederick, B.* C. Ispas, P. Christiansen, S. Andreescu, "Co-Encapsulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and enzymes for the efficient fermentation of D-Xylose in the production of fuel ethanol from cellulosic biomass" , bibl. ACS meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 17-22, 2008, (2008). Meeting presentation Published

Presentations with REU Participants as Co-Authors:

  • Jahne, M.*, S. Rogers, K. Lopez*, S. Kim, S. Grimberg, and T. Holsen “Inverse Dispersion Modeling of Bioaerosol Emissions from Manure Application Sites” Paper Proceedings of the 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, MO, July 21-24, 2013. 8 pp.
  • Jahne, M.*, K. Lopez*, L. D’ Auria*, S. Rogers, S. Grimberg, and T. Holsen 2012. “Genetic Characterization and Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Bioaerosols Generated During the Land Application of Livestock Manure” The 4th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology & Health, Kunming City, China, October 15-18, 2012.
  • Jahne, M.*, S. Kim, J.A. Castilleja*, S. Grimberg, T. Holsen, S. Rogers. 2011. “Impacts of manure spreading on downwind air quality: particles, ammonia, and bioaerosols”, bibl. Proceedings of the 2011 ASABE International Meeting, Louisville, KY, August 7-10, 2011. 12 pp. (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Kim, S., M. Jahne *, J.A. Castilleja*, S. Grimberg, T. Holsen, S. Rogers. 2011. “Trace Gas Emissions During Manure Spreading At Field and Lab Scale: Ammonia”, bibl. Proceedings of the 2011 ASA/CSSA/SSSA International Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 16-19, 2011 (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Jahne, M.*, S. Kim, J.A. Castilleja*, S. Grimberg, T. Holsen, S. Rogers. 2011. “Air Emissions During the Land Application of Manure: a Field Study In Northern New York” bibl. Proceedings of the 2011 ASA/CSSA/SSSA International Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 16-19, 2011 (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Kaur, K., M. Kamal *, and M. Crimi. 2011. “Geomedia changes accompanying persulfate In situ chemical oxidation and their impact on partitioning behavior of metals”, bibl. Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop, Washington D.C., November 29–December 1, 2011 (2011) Meeting presentation Published.
  • Venkiteshwaran, K., M. DiGennaro*, S.J. Grimberg, "Two stage anaerobic co-digestion using crude glycerol or cheese whey with dairy manure for improving biogas production" , bibl. 82st Annual Winter Meeting of the New York Water Environment Association, New York City, NY, February 1-3, 2010., (2010). Book Published
  • Baltus, R.E., Moganty, S.S., Close, J., Wang, D.* and L. Duplissa*, "Carbon Capture Using Room Temperature Ionic Liquids" , bibl. North American Membrane Society Meeting, Charleston, SC, June 2009, (2009). Meeting presentation Published
  • Frederick, B.*, M. Ornatska, C. Ispas, P. Christiansen, S. Andreescu, "Co-Encapsulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and enzymes for the efficient fermentation of D-Xylose in the production of fuel ethanol from cellulosic biomass" , bibl. CAMP Spring Meeting, Canandayuga, NY, May 14, 2009, (2009). Book Published
  • Ornatska, M., B. Frederick*, P. Christiansen, S. Andreescu, "Co-encapsulated glucose isomerase and yeast as cost-efficient biocatalyst for biofuel production from hemicellulose hydrolysate" , bibl. ACS national meeting, AGRO-Symposium (Invited), Washington DC, August 16-20, 2009, (2009). Meeting presentation Published
  • Tian, Y., S. Jones*, S. Manthena and A, R. Ferro, "Validation of a mechanical mechanism to simulate dust resuspension from human activity" , bibl. American Association for Aerosol Research 28th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN., October 26-30, 2009, (2009). Meeting presentation Published
  • Twiss, M.R., Ulrich, C.*, Zastepa, A., and Pick, F.R., "Assessment of Phytoplankton Growth and Grazing Rates in Lake Ontario, July 2008" , bibl. 52nd Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, May 18-22, 2009, Toledo, Ohio., (2009). Meeting presentation Published
  • Twiss, M.R. Ulrich, C.*, Kring, S., Harold, J. and Williams, M.R., "Plankton dynamics along a 180 km water level-regulated reach of the Saint Lawrence River" , bibl. International Society for River Science Symposium, St. Petersburg, Florida, July 13-17, 2009, (2009). Meeting presentation Published

Publications:

  • Young, T.*, M. Geng, L. Lin and S. Mededovic Thagard, “Oxidative Degradation of Bisphenol A: A comparison between Fenton reagent, UV, UV/H2O2 and ultrasound”, Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 16, pp. 89-101, 2013
  • Amouei Torkmahalleh, M., I. Goldasteh, Y. Zhao, N.M. Udochu*, A. Rossner, P.K. Hopke, A.R. Ferro. 2012. PM2.5 and Ultrafine Particles Emitted During Heating of Commercial Cooking Oils. Indoor Air, 22(6):483-491.
  • Twiss, M.R., Ulrich, C.*, Zastepa, A., and Pick, F.R. 2012. On phytoplankton growth and loss rates in the epilimnion and metalimnion of Lake Ontario in mid-summer.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 38: 146-153, doi.10.1016/j.jglr.2012.05.002
  • Ispas C., M. Ravalli, A. Steere,* S. Andreescu, Biomagnetic capsules for easy removal of phenol and bisphenol A, Water Research 44, 2010, 1961–1969.
  • Twiss, M.R., Ulrich, C.*, Kring, S., Harold, J.*, and Williams, M.R. 2010.  Plankton dynamics along a 180 km reach of the Saint Lawrence River from its headwaters in Lake Ontario.  Hydrobiologia 647: 7-20.
  • Twiss, M.R. and MacLeod, I.R.*  2008.  Phytoplankton community assessment in eight Lake Ontario tributaries made using fluorimetric methods. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 11: 422-431.
  • Hassler, C.S., Chafin, R.D.*, Klinger, M.B., and Twiss, M.R. 2007.  Application of the Biotic Ligand Model to explain potassium interaction with thallium uptake and toxicity to plankton.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  26: 1139-1145.
  • Langen T.A., A. Machniak, E. Crowe*, C. Mangan*, N. Liddle, and B. Roden.  2007.  Methodologies for surveying herpetofauna mortality on rural highways.  Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1361-1368.
  • Romey, W.L., Ascher, J.A., Powell, D.A.*, and M. Yanek (2007) Impacts of logging on midsummer diversity of native bees (Apoidea) in a northern hardwood forest. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 80(4):327-338 In Press Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society.

Awards:

  • Carrie Shaffer – Second Place, Student Poster Competition at the 2010 USDA-NOAA Land and Sea Grant National Water Conference, Hilton Head, SC February 21-25, 2010.

Items Worth Mentioning:

  • Fish-Gertz, M. S. E. Powers, S. Dhaniyala. Mitigating Global Climate Change: What will it take?, web-published educational module for grades 11 and 12, Clarkson University, Potsdam NY. Available online at: http://www.clarkson.edu/highschool/climate_ed/modules/mitigation/index.html
  • Frederick, B.J. *, E.S. Andreescu, P.A. Christiansen, Co-immobilization of D-xylose isomerase and Saccharomyces cerevisiae for the efficient production of fuel ethanol, US patent application, US 60/924,967, 2008.