MICHAEL SHREVE WINS NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Michael Shreve, a second year Master's student in Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a 2012 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This nationally recognized award will cover the cost of tuition and provide a stipend of $30,000 each year, for three years. As an NSF Fellow, Michael will pursue a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, continuing to work with Dr. Rachel Brennan, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering.


Michael's Ph.D. research will focus on the characterization, enhancement, and augmentation of fungal communities in existing wastewater treatment systems. This work is intended to protect and enhance the nation's water supply by providing an economical means of removing Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) from wastewater and preventing the discharge of these compounds into surface waters. Congratulations Michael!