2006 Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The Institute promotes the education and training of water resources research professionals through its fellowship program. Profiles of each graduate fellow, and summaries of her or his  thesis research project, and publications from this project are accessed through the links below. Visitors are invited to contact the student, research advisor, or the Institute Director for further information on the projects. 

Fellows, Projects and Advisors

Graduate Student
Project Title
Advisor
Ali Tackett, M.S. Biological Sciences, NDSU Molecular phylogeography of Etheostoma nigrum (Rafinesque) in the upper Midwest. Dr. Craig Stockwell, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, NDSU
Ara Anderson, M.S. Biological Sciences, NDSU The life history of Hexagenia limbata (Serville) (Ephemeroptera:Ephemeridae) in North Dakota and Minnesota streams Malcolm Butler, Professor of Zoology Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU
Christopher Hill, M.S. Civil Engineering, NDSU Using Entrapped Cell Systems for Treating Supernatant from Anaerobic
Digester of the Moorhead Wastewater Treatment Plant
Dr. Eakalak Khan, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, NDSU
Dan McEwen, Ph.D Biological Sciences, NDSU Stoichiometry and the transfer of mercury from benthic macroinvertebrates into game fish Malcolm Butler, Professor of Zoology Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU
Kendall Goltz, M.S. Natural Resources Management, NDSU The Impact of Wetlands and Wetland Easements on North Dakota Land Values Dr. Jay Leitch, Professor of Agricultural Economics, NDSU
Mary Schuh, M.S.
Soil Science, NDSU
Farm-scale reconnaissance of estrogens in subsurface waters Dr. Frank Casey, Assistant Professor of Soil Physics, NDSU
Michael Newbrey, Ph.D Biology, NDSU Comparative Study of fossil and extant fish growth: Including analyses of Mean annual temperature in the geologic record Dr. Allan Ashworth, Professor, Geology, NDSU
Ryan Klapperich, M.S. Geology , UND Analysis of Associated Bedrock-Aquifer System Sediments:
Origins of Electron Donor-Rich Aquifers in Eastern North Dakota
Dr. Scott Korom, Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering, UND
Tedros Tesfay, Ph.D. Geology, UND Modeling Groundwater Dentrification by Ferrous Iron using PHREEQC Dr. Scott Korom, Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering, UND
Wei Zheng, Ph.D. Biological Sciences, NDSU Classification of Macroinvertebrate Communities across Red River Drainage Basin Malcolm Butler, Professor of Zoology Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU
William Lenarz, M.S. Geology, UND Effect of flow path processes on the geochemistry and quality of water discharged along the
seepage face at Pigeon Point, Sheyenne delta aquifer, Ransom County, North Dakota
Dr. Phil Gerla, Geology and Geological Engineering, UND
Yuhui Jin, Ph.D. Chemistry, UND Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Bacteria in Water Using Nanoparticles Julia Zhao, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UND