Spring 2013 Environmental Engineering Seminars

Environmental Engineering ENVE 5992 Seminars, Spring 2013

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are from 3:00–4:00 PM in Room 202 of the Great Lakes Research Center.


DatePresenter and AffiliationTitlePlace
Dr. Joshua Pearce, Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan TechRadical Reductions in the Environmental Impacts of Manufacturing: A Distributed

202 GLRC
2/4/2013Ms. Breanna Cornell, ENVE Undergraduate StudentWater, Running, and the Kalahari202 GLRC
Mr. Bo Zhang, ATM PhD Candidate
A Lagrangian View of Ozone Production Tendency in Summertime North American

202 GLRC

Ms. Gretchen Watkins, Water Resources Specialist Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior ChippewaTop Ten 10 Rules to Mastering Middle Management: Regulating Water Quality to Protect Human Health
202 GLRC
Dr. Richelle Winkler, Social Sciences, Michigan Tech
Rural Community Sustainability and Local Migration Patterns: Environmental and
Social Dimensions

202 GLRC

Ms. Gina Nicholas, Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District and Mr. Rob Aho, PE, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service"Watershed Management Planning and Stamp Sand Stabilization work in the Eagle River Watershed"?
202 GLRC
1. Ms. Neila Salvadori, ENVE MS Student;
2. Mr. Rabi Gyawali, ENVE PhD Candidate
1. Evaluation of the Influence of Climate Variability on Flood Risk in Moderately
Impaired Watersheds;
2. Multi-model approach for hydro-climate impact assessment in the Great Lakes
202 GLRC
3/25/2013Dr. Robert Handler, Michigan Tech Sustainable Futures InstituteAquaponics for Research and Education at Michigan Tech202 GLRC
4/1/2013EPA P3 Team 2013: Ms. Kelli Whelan, ENVE MS Student, Mr. Jarod Maggio, ENVE PhD Candidate, Mr. Abram Peterson, ENVE Undergraduate Student, Ms. Mollie Ruth, ENVE Undergraduate Student, Mr. Mark DeYoung, ME Undergraduate Student, Mr. Travis Wakeham, SS Undergraduate StudentKitchen 2.0: Design Guidance for Healthier Cooking Environments202 GLRC
Dr. Jaroslaw Drelich, Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan TechNew Vermiculite-Copper  Nanoparticle Product with Antibacterial Properties

202 GLRC

1. Mr. Ali Mirchi, CE PhD Candidate;

 2. Mr. Meng Gao, ENVE MS Student

1. Market-based Policy Options for Mitigating Agricultural Phosphorous Loads to the 

Maumee Basin; 

2. The Effect of Precipitation on Sediment Transport and Bridge Scour 

 202 GLRC

1. Ms. Ankita Mandelia, ENVE MS Student;   

2. Ms. Julie Padilla, ENVE MS Student

1. Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compounds in the Torch Lake Area of Concern;                       

 2. Assessment of Streams in the Keweenaw Penninsula for Impacts of Copper Mining

202 GLRC