Students in Action
Did you know that microbiologists and engineers have been working for several years to harvest plastics from bacteria in wastewater sludge? Now Xiangmin Liang, a UD Ph.D. student and DENIN Environmental Fellow, is trying to make the plastics stronger.
- Eric Moore, Grappling with Invasive Plants in Urban Forests
- Danhui Xin, Demystifying the Chemistry Behind Biochar
- Anders Kiledal, What Lives Inside Concrete?
- Amanda Rosier, Pioneer in an Unseen World
- Kyra Han Kyul Kim, Beach Chemist
The DENIN Network in the News
The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) has selected its fifth class of DENIN Environmental Fellows. The two-year fellowships support doctoral students whose research interests demonstrate a bridge between science and society. Five recipients were chosen following a rigorous selection process that included a written research proposal and an interview for finalists. Candidates were expected to demonstrate an ability and commitment to communicating and transferring the benefits of their research to the wider world in addition to the intellectual merit of their research proposals.
Faculty Cluster Hire
An interdisciplinary team of faculty from five University of Delaware colleges will be conducting a Coastal Water Security cluster hire focused on water quality, toxicological assessment and restoration of contaminated environments, and impacts on human and ecosystem health arising from increased stressors in the coastal environment. To learn more, click link above.