Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program


Oct 12, 2016

Dr. Katlin Bowman, who earned her doctorate in Environmental Sciences under the direction of Prof. Chad Hammerschmidt at Wright State, discusses in an EarthZine artcile her continued work in the area of methylmercury in the environment.  To read more about Katlin's work, the news article can be found at http://earthzine.org/2016/10/01/unraveling-the-mystery-of-methylmercury/.

Aug 19, 2016

The Fall 2016 ES PhD Program newsletter is now available for download here.

Jul 11, 2016

Wright State University-Lake Campus research team is conducting a unique study on often-overlooked fish thanks to a grant.

Under the direction of Dr. Stephen Jacquemin, assistant biology professor, the research project assesses the swimming performance of small-bodied fish in the Cyprinidae and Percidae families — commonly known as minnows and darters.

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Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.
Jun 10, 2016

Libby Roberson was awarded Third Place for outstanding presentation of entomological research in the PhD student competition at a meeting of the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America meeting in Cleveland. Her talk in the Systematic, Evolution, and Biodiversity section was entitled "Burning bush (Euonymous alatus) and deer alter spider assemblages". Libby is advised by Don Cipollini.  Congratulations to Libby!

Apr 13, 2016
Justin Myers, a junior majoring in earth and environmental sciences, works as a manager in the biogeochemistry lab.
Apr 5, 2016

Chad Rigsby, who is advised by Prof. Don Cipollini, will defend his dissertation entitled "Mechanisms of Antixenosis and Antibiosis of Ash to Emerald Ash Borer" on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in 120 White Hall starting at 12:00 PM.  Good luck to Chad on his defense!

Mar 30, 2016
Jacquelyn Bracco has been selected as the Graduate Excellence Award Winner in the Environmental Sciences PH.D. Program

Jacquelyn Bracco has been selected as the Graduate Excellence Award Winner in the Environmental Sciences PH.D. Program.  The award is given for superior academic achievement, noteworthy thesis or dissertation research, and a clearly demonstrated potential to make significant contributions to their chosen field.  We congratulate Jacquelyn Bracco on this recognition and continued excellence.

Jan 11, 2016
A research team from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has won part of a $10 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to study geologically sequestering of carbon dioxide.
Oct 26, 2015

Daniel Hoffman and Lee Slone, working under the guidance of Prof. Silvia Newell in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, investigate nitrogen sources in the Lower Great Miami River.  To read more about this exciting research, see the ...


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