2007 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
William Clark, Ph.D Biological Sciences, NDSU The examination of Life History Variation in White Sucker (Catostomus commersoni) Populations in North Dakota and Minnesota Drainages Dr. Mark Clark, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU
Yuhui Jin, Ph.D. Chemistry, UND Rapid and Sensitive Determination of Bacteria in Water Using Nanoparticles Dr. Julia Zhao, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UND
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
Damion Knudsen, M.S. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences, NDSU An Investigation into Subsurface Sampling and Characterization Efficiency Using a High Resolution GIS Based Earth System Dr. Bernhart Saini-Eidukat, Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, NDSU
Sita Krajangpan, Ph.D Civil Engineering, NDSU Effective Delivery of Iron Nanoparticles by Amphiphilic Polysiloxane Graft Copolymeric Vehicles for Groundwater Remediation Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NDSU
Dan McEwen, Ph.D Biological Sciences, NDSU Stoichiometry and the transfer of mercury from benthic macroinvertebrates into game fish Dr. Malcolm Butler, Professor of Zoology Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU
Breanna Paradeis, M.S. Natural Resources Management, NDSU Plant Species Composition of Wetlands Located in Restored Native Prairie Dr. Donald Kirby, Director School of Natural Resources Sciences, NDSU
Thunyalux Ratpukdi, Ph.D. Civil Engineering , NDSU Fractionation of Natural Organic Matter in Water from the Red River and the Moorhead Water Treatment Plant, Minnesota Using a Novel Solid Phase Extraction Technique Dr. Eakalak Khan, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, 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
Jay M. Thompson, M.S. Environmental Engineering, NDSU Iron Nanoparticles for the Treatment of the Herbicides Atrazine, Alachlor and Dicamba in Groundwater Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NDSU
Wei Zheng, Ph.D. Biological Sciences, NDSU Classification of Macroinvertebrate Communities across Red River Drainage Basin Dr. Malcolm Butler, Professor of Zoology Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU