2014: 4th Annual Research Showcase

December 1, 2014
Hilary J. Boone Center

The 2014 TFISE Research Showcase was held in conjunction with the President's Sustainability Advisory Committee's Awards ceremony for the Sustainability Challenge Crants.  Student posters were scored by judges based on clarity, content and presentation. Winners of the graduate level award each received $300 and winners of the undergraduate award won $200 each. (Link to 2014 Abstracts)

Graduate Category:

Kristi Meier, UK Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Phosphorus Sorption Behavior for Manure and Biosolid Amended Soils of the Inner and Outer Bluegrass Regions in Kentucky
Advisor: Tasios Karathanasis

Suraj Upadhaya, UK Department of Forestry
Assessment of Burn Severity and Response of Non-native Invasive Species (Paulownia tomentosa) in an Eastern Deciduous Forest Using Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) Imagery
Advisor: Mary Arthur

Undergraduate Category:

Stuart Lichtenburg, UK Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Sulfidated Silver Nanoparticles Induce Toxicogenomic Effects Distinct from Pristine Silver Nanoparticles and Silver Ions
Advisor: Jason Unrine

Andrew Hoyt, UK Department of Forestry
Euonymus Fortunei (purple wintercreeper) Influences Soil Bacterial Community and Leaf Decomposition
Advisor: Mary Arthur


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