Zach was selected as a recipient of a Waste Industries Scholarship Honoring Lonnie C. Poole Jr. by the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF). His research focuses on developing novel methods for resource recovery from food waste.
Lauren was selected as a 2019 Gulf Research Program Early Career Research Fellow by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine!
Lauren's paper on oxygen-half saturation constants for pharmaceuticals in activated sludge was published in ES&T!
Laney was selected as a Loewenstern Fellow in International Civic Research this summer! She will travel to Mexico this summer to work with the Fundación Cántaro Azul and advance solutions for safe water! Congrats Laney!!
September 7, 2018
Prashant presented a poster at the Innovation Symposium here at Rice! He presented his research on microbial memory for biosensing applications.
August 17, 2018
Eric presented his research on gas-reporting broad host range plasmids for in situ detection of conjugation at ISME in Leipzig!
August 3, 2018
Yulisa presented her NSF BioNetworks REU summer research at the IBB Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium! She starts at Texas A&M in the fall - congrats Yulisa!
July 30, 2018
Our paper on microbial contaminants in floodwaters and sediments post-Hurricane Harvey was published in ES&T Letters! Read it here.
June 22, 2017
Eric, Andrew, and Lauren attended the 2017 AEESP Research and Education Conference in Ann Arbor, MI!
June 22, 2017
Andrew received an AEESP conference student travel award sponsored by Carollo! Congrats, Andrew!
April 20, 2017
Jim moved to Lincoln, NE where he took a position as a postdoctoral research assistant at University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Congrats, Jim!
March 30, 2017
Andrew received an honorable mention for a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!
Andrew also received the TEF Jimmy H. Smith, Ph.D., P.E. Graduate Scholarship and the Harrianna Butler Scholarship! Congrats, Andrew!