CEINT News

March 24, 2015

Enter the 2015 CEINT T-Shirt Design Competition

Attention CEINT students and post-docs: put your creative caps on and participate in the 2015 CEINT t-shirt design competition!Submission are being accepting now through April 17.

March 24, 2015

CEINT student awarded for work on transport of nanomaterials in rivers

CEINT graduate student, Amy Dale is the winner of the 2015 Graduate Research Award in Computational Hydraulics & Hydrology for her work on the transport of nanomaterials in rivers. The achievement is awarded by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) and Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP).

February 17, 2015

CEINT Mesocosms in the Duke Forest, an update

Situated in the forest away from campus, it can be easy to forget the work and research continually ongoing at the CEINT Mesocosm Facility. With experiments out in the Duke Forest Teaching and Research Laboratory lasting a year or longer, monitoring, sampling and data analysis is a continual process, undertaken by a number of labs long after the initial flurry of setup and initiation of treatments takes place.

February 06, 2015

Wiesner Named National Academy of Engineering Members

Mark Wiesner, CEINT Director and the James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been named member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)—one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers.

December 16, 2014

CEINT student wins poster award at SNO meeting

Matt Chan from Virginia Tech presented a poster titled, "2D and 3D visualization of nanomaterials in complex media using label-free confocal Raman and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy."

November 25, 2014

Transport of emerging pollutants in the Yangtze River

CEINT international collaboration spurs new understanding on the transport of emerging organinc contaminants in Chinese estuary.

October 25, 2014

CEINT Student Places 2nd at OVC SETAC Student Competition

University of Kentucky graduate student awarded 2nd place in the Student Platform competition at the Ohio Valley Chapter Regional Conference for Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

October 08, 2014

CEINT Researcher wins Poster Award

Alexis Wells Carpenter, a postdoctoral research associate in Mark Wiesner’s lab, won a poster award at the 2014 Nanomanufacturing Conference at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, NC.

October 01, 2014

Nanoparticles Accumulate Quickly in Wetland Sediment

CEINT researchers found that single-walled carbon nanotubes accumulate quickly in the bottom sediments of an experimental wetland setting, an action they say could indirectly damage the aquatic food chain.

September 30, 2014

CEINT Student Wins Best Overall Poster at ICEENN

Ph.D. candidate at University of Kentucky wins best poster award at the 9th annual International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials.

August 25, 2014

How to Make Nanoparticles

Stella Marinakos explains how she produces and characterizes a wide variety of nanoparticles for CEINT researchers to use in environmental experiments. Learn more about each step and, while you’re at it, make the choices that will lead to your own designer nanoparticles.

August 22, 2014

The missing puzzle pieces for effective interdisciplinary studies

Check out this National Cancer Institute blog entry written by CEINT Executive Director Christine Ogilvie Hendren, highlighting important approaches to broad interdisciplinary team science.

June 27, 2014

Lowry and Stapleton, 2014 Highly Cited Researchers

CEINT's Greg Lowry and Heather Stapleton made the 2014 list of Highly Cited Researchers published by Thomson-Reuters.

June 24, 2014

2014 CEINT Internal Meeting, Huge Success

This year's meeting featured the a student section where CEINT students and post-docs participated in a series of events to foster networking and career development.

April 24, 2014

C60 aerosols are readily oxidized by atmospheric levels of ozone

Research published by recently-graduated CEINT PhD student, Andrea Tiwari, addresses a knowledge gap pertaining to the role the atmosphere will play in determining the environmental transport, fate, and effects of engineered nanoparticles.

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