Undergraduate Research

 

Congrats to Daniel, Jamie, Duncan, and Theresa for their NCUR awards to travel to Atlanta for the NCUR conference in April 2019!

Undergraduate Research Students (2019 to 2004).

  1. NC State Office of Undergraduate Research – Work Study.  How Florence Wasted Us. 2018. Daniel Amparo and Theresa Flood.
  2. NC State Office of Undergraduate Research Award.  2018. Evaluation of Pine Families for Replanting on Land Treatment Sites. Jamie Cochran.  Environmental Technology Program ($750)
  3. NC State Office of Undergraduate Research Award.  2018. A Comparison of Soybean Survival and Growth with and without Municipal Wastewater. Duncan Anderson.  Environmental Technology Program ($750)
  4. Special Topics. 2018. Anna Rimmer and Phillip Barnes. Economics and Forecasts for Wind and Solar Industries in North Carolina and impacts to Forest Landowners.   E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program.
  5. Work Study. 2017-2018. Water quality parameters for forested water re-use systems.Alston Williard, undergraduate student, Biological and Agriculture Engineering, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program.
  6. Work Study. 2018. Woody Biomass Inventory Analyses. Jayna Sananikone, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $500.
  7. Duke Energy Undergraduate Intern. 2018. Efficient computing for managing non-targeted screening data of chemicals of concern in wastewater. Giovanni Budi, undergraduate student, Computer Science, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $500.
  8. Duke Energy Undergraduate Intern. 2018. Pine plantation growth in lands irrigated with municipal wastewater. Ben Bryant, undergraduate student, Forestry Management, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $500.
  9. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2018). Pine tree seedling survival in soils irrigated with municipal wastewater.  Jamie Cochran, undergraduate students, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $500.
  10. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2018). Uptake of organic chemicals in municipal wastewater hydroponic systems with soybean.  Duncan Anderson, undergraduate students, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $500.
  11. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2017). Understanding pathways to renewable energy work force opportunities.  Brendan Joyce, undergraduate students, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $750.
  12. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2016). Assessment of a Pine Plantation on Nitrogen Mitigation at a Former Swine Waste Application Field, North Carolina, Lauren Hermane, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $750.
  13. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2016). Assessment of Groundwater, Wastewater, and Hydrological Data for Potential Land Application of Industrial Wastewater on a Forested Area at Arauco in Moncure, North Carolina, Joshua Moose, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $750.
  14. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) 2016).  Phytoremediation of a Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contaminated Shallow Aquifer in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.  Cory Walker, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program, $1800.
  15. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2015).   Determining non-regulated contaminants of concern in receiving streams of waste water treatment plants. Hallie Hartley, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $700. Outstanding Sustainability Research Project – NC State Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2016!
  16. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2014).   Evaluating solar array fields for ecological services: pollinator conservation. Aaron Sugar, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  17. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2013-2014).   Evaluating off site migration of municipal wastewater at a small community land application site. Justine Neville, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $2,500.
  18. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2013).   Can stable water isotope analyses of tree xylem indicate subsurface contamination even during winter sampling events? Yates Synder, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $750.
  19. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2013).   Evaluating Energy Crops Productivity On Lands Irrigated with Fish Farm Water. Kevin Heavner, Deion Oakes, Claire Basista, Stacy Freeman, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,200.
  20. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2013).   Tracing the stable isotopic signature of land-applied wastewater using hydrogen and oxygen stable isotopes. Jeffrey Ollison, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $750.
  21. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2013).   Finding a Better Mousetrap to Ensure Method and Instrument Precision for Isotopic Analyses of Tree Xylem Tissues. David Yeomans, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  22. NCSU /Office of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2012).   Developing Cellulosic Biomass Resources in North Carolina Using Marginal Lands and Short-Rotation Woody Crops (SRWCs). Patrick Stevens, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,200.
  23. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (OUR) (2012).   Evaluating the Biomass Growth and Impact of Hybrid Poplar Trees on Nitrogen in Ground Water at a Former Hog Lagoon.  Sarah Leichter, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,200.
  24. Liu, Yileen, Amanda Freeman, Justin LaCroix, Dennis Hazel, and Elizabeth Guthrie Nichols. 2012. Bioenergy Production Using Trees at Wastewater Treatment Facilities. 8th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS), Duke University,  November 17, 2012.
  25. Freeman, Amanda, *J. Lacroix, D. Hazel, and E. Guhrie Nichols. 2012. Assessing Hybrid Poplar Biomass Production in North Carolina. NCSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, Talley Student Center, NC State University, August 1, 2012.
  26. Hodiak, Jonathan, A. Lambert, S. Shifflett, A. James, D. Bunn, M. McHale, and E. Guthrie Nichols. 2012. IMAGINE Safe Drinking Water in South Africa: Student/Community Collaborations to Assess Ground Water Quality and Availability. NCSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, Talley Student Center, NC State, August 1, 2012.
  27. Radford, A., H. Berry, D. Hazel, and E. Guthrie. 2012. Bioenery Production Using Trees at Wastewater Treatment Facilities.  NCSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Talley Student Center, NC State University, April 1, 2012.
  28. Shipman, H., D. Maddalena, R. Emanuel, and E. Guthrie. 2012. Landscape and Field Scale Comparison at an Inactive Hog Farm.  NCSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Talley Student Center, NC State University, April 1, 2012.
  29. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (DUAP) (2011-2012).   Do trees mitigate estrogens in wastewater at wastewater municipal treatment systems? Charles Brandon  Tate, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  30. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (DUAP) (2011-2012).   How does hydrologic redistribution by a mature pine tree alter water sources for surrounding 4 year old pine trees? David Yeoman, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  31. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (DUAP) (2011-2012).   Do Hybrid Poplar Clones Exhibit Different Toxic Responses to Weathered Fuels? Ivonne Hernandez, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  32. Radford, Andrew, W., S. Shifflet, D. Hazel, E. Guthrie Nichols. 2011. Using Municipal Waste Water Land Application Sites to Product Bioenergy From Trees. 7 Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS), East Carolina University, November 19, 2011.
  33. Wence, Bryan S., E. Guthrie Nichols. 2011. Growing Concern of Nitrates in Groundwater in South Africa. 7 Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS), East Carolina University, November 19, 2011
  34. Onuh, Adanna C., E. Guthrie Nichols. 2011. Conductivity and Chloride Analysis of Groundwater Wells at the Richard E. Lee Estate Property in Johnston County, N.C. 7th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS), East Carolina University, November 19th, 2011
  35. CNR /Undergraduate Research Awards. (February 2011). Isotopic Relationships Between Soils and Trees Tissues at Inactive Swine Facility.  Elizabeth Foote,  E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  36. Joshua Kotheimer, independent research (January 2011). PAH Analysis of Soils Contaminated with Weathered Fuels.  E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program.
  37. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (DUAP) (2011). Fuel Toxicity To Hybrid Poplars at a Phytoremediation Site in Elizabeth City, NC?Andrew McEachran, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  38. Progress Energy/Environmental Technology Undergraduate Research Internship (2010). Determination of Sub-surface Nitrogen Contamination Using Chloride Analysis of Groundwater. Terri Mann, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $3,000.
  39. Progress Energy/Environmental Technology Undergraduate Research Internship (2010). Hydrological Flux of a Small Catchment. Heather Shipman, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $3,000.
  40. Progress Energy/Environmental Technology Undergraduate Research Internship (2010). Evaluation of Soil and Groundwater Toxicity at a Phytoremediation Site. Andrew McEachran, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $3,000.
  41. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (DUAP) (2010). Dendroforensics: Using Stable Nitrogen Isotope Ratios of Tree Cores to Evaluate the Migration of Swine Waste in Groundwater? Chris Rhoades, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $800.
  42. Progress Energy/Environmental Technology Undergraduate Research Internship (2009). Phytoremediation of Hog Lagoon Waste. Rachael Hobbs, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $1,000.
  43. Progress Energy/Environmental Technology Undergraduate Research Internship (2009). Determination of Sub-surface Nitrogen Contamination Using Nitrate Concentrations in Tree Leaves? Marta Pongor, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program $3,000.
  44. CNR /Undergraduate Research Awards. (February 2009). What Affect Does Nano ZnO Have on the Root Growth of Tree Cuttings in Hydroponic Systems? Laura Brown, undergraduate student, E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  45. CNR /Undergraduate Research Awards. (Summer 2008). Phytoremediation of Saline Soils. Brian Johnson, South Garner High School, E. Guthrie Nichols.
  46. CNR /Undergraduate Research Awards. (February 2008)Monitoring Surface Water Quality Prior To, During, and Immediately After Conversion of Pastureland to Timber Production. Steve Garner, undergraduate student, T. Litzenberger and E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  47. CNR /Undergraduate Research Awards. (February 2008)Can Stable Nitrogen Isotope Analyses (d15N) of Tree Stem Cores Age- Date the Occurrence and Migration of Swine Waste in Groundwater? Steven Pires, undergraduate student and E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  48. NCSU /Division of Undergraduate Research Awards Program (DUAP) (November 2007)Does plant organic matter change equilibrium partitioning (Log Koc) of select polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) between water and petroleum-contaminated sediments? Brian Levine, undergraduate student and E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  49. CNR /Undergraduate Research Awards. (February 2007)Use of Trees and Shrubs to Monitor Nitrogen Export from Human or Live-stock Waste-Amended Fields. Carter Reeb, undergraduate student and E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  50. CNR/Undergraduate Research Awards. (February 2007). The Potential to Detect and Monitor Explosives Contamination in Surface Soils and Groundwater by Analyzing Tree Leaves and Core Tissues For Stable Nitrogen Isotopic Ratios (d15N). Jeremy Diner, undergraduate student and E. Guthrie Nichols – Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  51. NCSU /Undergraduate Research Awards. (November 2006). Does increased sediment polarity explain why vegetated sediment releases more petroleum contamination than non-vegetated sediment? Carter Reeb, undergraduate student and E. Guthrie Nichols -Environmental Technology Program  $1,000.
  52. NCSU College of Natural Resources/Undergraduate Research Scholarships. (November 2004). Is Glomalin Present in Vegetated Refinery Waste? Thomas Crawford, undergraduate student, and E. Guthrie Nichols, Environmental Technology Program $1,000.