News Highlights

Anand Gupta

Ph.D. Student
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Anand attended the 11th Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Conference in Austin, Texas earlier this year. He received the SNO Student Award and placed 2nd in the NanoPitch Competition for "Phosphate Removal and Recovery with Plant Waste based Nanocellulose". 


3MT® Finalist
Ankita Sawant from the Aldrich-Wolfe lab represented ECS in the NDSU 3MT® championship round presenting on arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi!

Nanotech Student Award
Umer Aslam, an ECS Ph.D. student in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering attended and presented at the 11th Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Conference and was awarded the SNO Student Award!

Legacy of Prairie Smoke
ECS Alum, Kate Volk, M.Sc., published her thesis work on Prairie Smoke in the American Journal of Botany, which is now being featured on the cover!

"Ignorance is not bliss"
ECS Program Director and Professor in Biological Sciences, Dr. Craig Stockwell, has recently published on predator naiveté of desert fishes in Proceedings of the Royal Society B
NDSU News "Professor publishes research in British scientific journal"

Making Headlines


Johnson IMM, Hanson KA, Simon JM, Shastri A, Wisenden BD (2023) Ring a bell? Variable recognition of a multicomponent auditory stimulus assocated with predation risk by zebrafish responding to full and partial matches

Koyuncu B and Le TB (2022) On the Impacts of Ice Cover on Flow Profiles in a Bend

Hu K, Mushet DM, Sweetman JN (2022) Multiproxy paleolimnological records provide evidence for a shift to a new ecosystem state in the Northern Great Plains, USA

Chandler EK and Travers SE (2021) The timing of snowmelt and amount of winter precipitation have limited influence on flowering phenology in a tallgrass prairie 

Di Santo LN, Polgar M, Nies S*, Hodgkiss P, Canning CA, Wright JW, Hamilton JA (2021) Seed morphological traits as a tool to quantify variation maintained in ex situ collections: a case study in Pinus torreyana 

Das TK, Scott Q*, Bezbaruah AN (2021) Montmorillonite-iron crosslinked alginate beads for aqueous phosphate removal

Joshi R, Kasi M, Wadhawan, Khan E (2021)Production and removal of soluble organic nitrogen by nitrifying biofilm

Joshi R, Kasi M, Wadhawan, Khan E (2021)Investigating organic nitrogen production in activated sludge process: Size fraction and biodegradability

Joshi R, Ratpukdi T, Knutson K, Bhatnagar A, Khan E (2020)Bromate formation control by enhanced ozonation: A critical review

Sarkar D, Walker-Swaney J, Shetty K (2020) Food diversity and indigenous food systems to combat diet-linked chronic diseases

Hu K, Chen G, Gregory-Eaves I, Huang L, Chen X, Liu Y, Leavitt PR (2019) Hydrological fluctuations modulate phototrophic responses to nutrient fertilization in a large and shallow lake of Southwest China

Waraniak JM, Fisher JDL, Purcell K, Mushet DM, Stockwell CA (2019) Landscape genetics reveal broad and fine-scale population structure due to landscape features and climate history in the northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens) in North Dakota

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