2009 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
Dimuthu Wijeyaratne, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, NDSU Chemical Fingerprinting of Sediments and Water of the Souris River for Indentification of Diffuse Pollution Sources Dr. Marinus Otte , Department head and Professor of Biological Sciences, NDSU
Harjyoti Kalita, Materials and Nanotechnology, NDSU Iron Imprinted Polymer for Removal and Monitoring of Arsenic Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Dr. Bret Chisholm, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering, NDSU
Qigang Chang, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, NDSU Development of GAC-NZVI Adsorbent for Arsenic Removal Dr. Wei Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NDSU
Rabiya Shabnam, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, NDSU Interactions between Microorganisms and Metal Nanoparticles: A New Approach for Groundwater Remediation Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NDSU
Sita Krajangpan, Civil Engineering, NDSU Modification of Iron Nanoparticles by Amphiphilic Polysiloxane Graft Co-Polymer for Arsenic, TCE, and RDX Remediation Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Dr. Bret Chisholm, Senior Reserach Scientist, Center for Nanoscale and Engineering, NDSU
Halis Simsek,
Civil Engineering, NDSU
Fate of Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in Fargo Waste Water Dr. Eakalak Khan, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, NDSU
Brianna Schneck, Biological Sciences, NDSU Source Tracking of Cryptosporidium in Rural Watersheds

Dr. John McEvoy Assistant Professor,AES Vet & Micro Sci, NDSU and Dr. Mark Clark, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU

Chase Christenson, Geology and Geologic engineering, UND Effects of Iron Bacteria on Subsurface Tile Drains: Influence on Nutrient Transport Dr. Scott Korom, Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering, UND
Joseph Vistad, Civil Engineering, UND Regional Flood Frequency Analysis in the Missouri River Basin Based on L-moments and GLS Regression Dr. Howe Lim, Civil Engineering, Assistant Professor, UND