Student Water Research Awards 2018-2019

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July 2019
Final ReportRecyclable monolithic aerogels as efficient adsorbents for chromium VI removal from rural ground-water resourcesZahra Abbasian, NMSU, PhD student (Reza Foudazi)
August 2018Final ReportPotable Water Recovery Through Energy Efficient Algal Wastewater Treatment and Hybrid Membrane ProcessesChathurika Bandara, NMSU, PhD student (Nirmala Khandan)
September 2018Final ReportThe Everyday Politics of Irrigated Agriculture and an Uncertain FutureHolly Brause, UNM, PhD student (David Dinwoodie)
July 2018Final ReportAntibiotic resistance in wastewater treatment: the effects of different treatment methods on the differential survival of antibiotic resistant pathogens over non-resistant bacteria through the treatment process of two different wastewater treatment plantsAngelica Cave, NM Tech, master's student (Linda DeVeaux)
November 2018Final ReportWater Reuse and Desalination with Self-cleaning Photocatalytic Membrane DistillationLin Chen, NMSU, PhD student (Pei Xu)
December 2018Final ReportDeveloping new strategies to mitigate antimicrobial resistance for safe water reuseXiaoxiao Cheng, NMSU, PhD student (Yanyan Zhang)
June 2019Final ReportEnergy and Nutrient Recovery from Co-Solvent Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Wastewater-Grown AlgaeZheng Cui, NMSU, PhD student (Catherine Brewer)
January 2019Final ReportGold King Mine Spill: Contaminant Removal of San Juan County Rivers via PhytoremediationJason Fechner, NMSU, bachelor’s student (April Ulery)
October 2018Final ReportHistoric and Ancient Ditch Irrigation Inform Current Systems: A Cross Cultural Comparison from Creekside Village of Tularosa, New MexicoChristine Gilbertson, ENMU, master’s student (John Montgomery)
March 2019Final ReportSurface Water Quality Implications of Valles Caldera Geothermal Fluids on Jemez Watershed: A Holistic Hydrogeochemical InvestigationJon K. Golla, UNM, master’s student (Laura J. Crossey)
April 2019Final ReportEcological responses in a river with more and less water: a case study of the highly managed Chama River, New Mexico”Monika Hobbs, UNM, master’s program (Rebecca Bixby)
February 2019Final ReportRecovery of Ammonium and Magnesium from Produced Water by Struvite PrecipitationLei Hu, NMSU, PhD student (Yanyan Zhang)
September 2018Final ReportAn efficient forecasting of hydrologic extremes under climate changeKhandaker Islam, NMSU, PhD student (Christopher Brown)
March 2019Final ReportSpeciation of metal(loids) in agricultural field soils impacted by Animas/San Juan River after the 2015 Gold King Mine SpillGaurav Jha, NMSU, PhD student (April Ulery)
June 2018Final ReportFurther Investigation of the Complex Hydrology at La Cienega, Santa Fe County, NMRyan Mann, NMHU, master’s degree (Jennifer Lindline)
April 2019Final ReportOptimizing fertilizer application and leaching under abiotic stresses within and below the Root Zone of Pecan OrchardsEsmaiil Mokarighahroodi, NMSU, PhD student (Manoj Shukla)
November 2018Final ReportMineralogical and Kinetic Considerations for Uranium LeachingAlexandra Pearce, NM Tech, PhD student (Kierran Maher)
May 2019

Final ReportHerbicide Phytotoxicity Under Drought Conditions in Warm and Cool Season TurfgrassJackson Powers, NMSU, master’s student (Ryan Goss)
February 2019Final ReportPreparing a sediment monitoring station on an ephemeral channel for summer monsoon flowsKyle Stark, NM Tech, master’s student (Daniel Cadol)
May 2019Final ReportHydroelectric management on the Rio Chama: examining costs and benefits from nonconsumptive flow management between the El Vado and Abiquiu reservoirsSuzanne Stradling, UNM, PhD student (Janie Chermak)
January 2019Final ReportMonitoring basking activity and assessing water conditions in relation to basking of Rio Grande cooters along the Black RiverThanchira Suriyamongkol, ENMU, master’s student (Ivana Mali)