Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium
The 20th Annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium will be held on April 21 and 22, 2017 in the Forest Resources Building. The symposium will feature oral and poster presentations by undergraduate and graduate researchers as well as three keynote lectures. Registration for attendees is free and will be held from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday and from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Student posters will be on display in the lobby of the Forest Resources Building on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22. Poster presentations will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.
Oral presentations will be held in the Steimer Auditorium, Forest Resources Building, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Additionally, three keynote lectures will be presented throughout the weekend in the Steimer Auditorium, Forest Resources Building: Margaret Torn, program domain head, senior advisor, and senior scientist of the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and associate adjunct professor of energy and resources at the University of California, Berkeley, will present a talk titled “Three Perspectives on the Global Carbon Cycle: Soil, Atmosphere, and Energy” at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21. Monroe Weber-Shirk, senior lecturer of civil and environmental engineering and director of the AguaClara program at Cornell University, will present a talk titled “Creating community-scale, people, and planet friendly, water treatment technologies” at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. Arup SenGupta, P.C. Rossin Senior Professor and professor of Environmental Engineering at Lehigh University, will present a talk titled “Development and globalization of Hybrid Ion Exchange Nanotechnology (HIX-Nano): Mitigating fluoride and arsenic crisis in water” at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, April 22.