Graduate Students

The DWRC has been pleased to fund quality research conducted by graduate students selected through a competitive process. This graduate work supports the ongoing efforts of the state of Delaware to protect and improve water quality and to ensure a safe and adequate water supply for all desired end uses.

Within each listing, click on the advisor's name to e-mail the advisor, or click on the project title to read the project abstract.

Graduate Student / Degree / Year of Completion
Advisor/Department
Project Title
Stefan Hunger
Ph.D.
2003
Donald Sparks
UD Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences
Mechanisms of Phosphorus Stabilization in the Soil Environment: A Molecular Scale Evaluation
Jennifer (Jennings) Volk
M.S.
2003
William Ullman
School of Marine Science and Policy
The Role of Land Use and Land Cover in the Delivery of Nutrients to Delaware's Inland Bays 
Lynnette Ward
Ph.D.
2003
William Ritter
UD Dept. of Bioresources Engineering)
Environmental Policies for a Systainable Poultry Industry in Sussex County, Delaware
Liping Zhang
M.S.
2008
Yan Jin
UD Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences
Removal and Inactivation of Waterborne Viruses Using Zerovalent Iron
Jennifer Seiter
Ph.D.
2009
Donald Sparks
UD Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences
The Fate and Speication of Arsenic in Soils and Poultry Production Systems
Claudia (Velez) Zullo
Ph.D.
2012
Susan McGeary
UD Dept. of Geological Sciences
Seismic Imaging and Hydrogeologic Characterization of the Potomac Formation in Northern New Castle County, Delaware
Gurbir Dhillon
M.S.
2012
Shreeram Inamdar
UD Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences (formerly of UD Dept. of Bioresources Engineering)
Comparison of Particulate and Dissolved Organic Carbon Exports from Forested Piedmont Catchments
Maryam Akhavan
Ph.D.
2013
Paul Imhoff
UD Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Modeling Hydrologic and Geochemical Effects of Rapid Infiltration Basin Systems
Eric Sakowski
Ph.D.
2015
Eric Wommack
UD Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences
The Microbiome of the Eastern Oyster, Crassastrea virginica, in Health and Disease
Lauren Lechner
M.S.
2016
Pei Chiu
UD Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nutrient Removal from Stormwater, Wastewater, and Agricultural Runoff Using Scrap Iron
Daniel Sanchez-Carretero
Ph.D.
Chin-Pao Huang
UD Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Photoelectrochemical Process for the Removal of Contemporary Organic Contaminants from Water

 

 

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