2011 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
Andrea Hanson,
Biological Sciences, NDSU
Uptake and effects of environmental estrogens on growth of fish Dr. Mark Sheridan, Jordan A Engberg Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU

Anusha Balangoda,
Civil Engineering, NDSU

 

Studies of Seasonal Succession of Cyanobacteria and Green algae Heinrich-Martin Impoundment, North Dakota

Dr. Wei Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NDSU

Brianna Schneck,
Biological Sciences, NDSU
Source tracking of Cryptosporidium in rural watersheds

Dr. John McEvoy, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Dr. Mark Clark, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, NDSU

Christopher Capecchi,
Civil Engineering, NDSU
Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Remediation by Entrapped Nanoscale Zero-Valent Iron Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Dhritikhama Roy,
Civil Engineering, NDSU
Plant-based Biopolymers for Entrapping Metal Nanoparticles for Arsenic Removal: Biodegradation and Treatability Studies Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Hasin Shahad Munna,
Civiling Engineering, UND
Flood Risk Assessments of Various Scenarios for Devils Lake under GCM Downscaling Simulations Using a Coupled Hydro-Climatic Model Incorportating Recent Advances in Lake Evaporation Estimations. Dr. Howe Lim, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, UND
Justin Fisher,
Biological Sciences, NDSU
Integrating life stage habitat into landscape genetics model for the conservation of a declining amphibian species Dr. Craig Stockwell, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, NDSU
Kate Overmoe-Kenninger,
Earth System Science and Policy, UND
Assessment of Water Quality in Devils Lake using Satellite Imagery Dr. Xiaodong Zhang, Associate Professor of Earth Systems Science, UND
Katrin Chambers,
Soil Sciences, NDSU
Bioavailability of Dissolved and Colloidal Organic Carbon Bound Estrogen Dr. Frank Casey, Assistant Professor of Soil Physics, NDSU
Kyle Hafliger, Civil Engineering,UND Techniques of Assessing Changes in River Flooding Patterns in the Upper Midwest Dr. Howe Lim, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, UND
Lindsey Malum,
Natural Resources Management, NDSU
Ecosystem Services and Wetland Condition Assessment in the Prairie Pothole Region Dr. Edward Dekeyser, Assistant Professor of School of Natural Resource Sciences and Jack Norland, Assistant Professor of School of Natural Resource Sciences, NDSU
Mohammed Mizanur Rahman,
Agricultural and Biosystems, NDSU
Hydrologic Adaptiation of SWAT Model for Snow Dominated and High Groundwater Table Conditioned Watersheds and Scenario Analysis of Impacts of Tile Drainage on Stream Flow Dr. Zhulu Lin, Assistant Professor of Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, NDSU
Sharanya Shanbhogue,
Civil Engineering, NDSU
Co-entrapment of Iron Nanoparticles and Tricholoroethylene Degrading Bacteria in Alginate Bopolmer for Groundwater Remediation Dr. Achintya Bezbaruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Dr. Eakalak Khan, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, NDSU
Tanush Wadhawan,
Civil Engineering, NDSU
Role of Agricultural Drainage on Transport of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in North Dakota Dr. Eakalak Khan, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering and Dr. John McEvoy, Assistant Professor, Microbiology, NDSU
Veselina Valkov,
Civil Engineering, NDSU
Temporal-spatial Distribution of Phytoplankton and Diversity in Relation to Lake Physical and Chemical Condition Dr. Wei Lin, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NDSU