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Research Calendar

April
1

Wednesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Erika Bowen

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Marshall Hall 327 | Thesis Title: Eco-Industrial Parks: A Prototypical Design Approach to Industrial Landscapes | Contact: Michael Schummer, 315-470-4855

MS: Thesis Defense -- Anuli Onwumelu

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBD | Thesis Title: Comparison of transgenic, non-transgenic, and hybrid genotypes: Physiology and morphology of the American chestnut. | Contact: Neal Abrams, 315-470-4723

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Laura Hansen

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall | Dissertation Title: Host Olfactory Percepts in Two Polyphagous Sibling Species of Longhorned Beetles | Contact: Mary Collins, 315-470-6538


April
2

Thursday

M.S.: Thesis Defense -- Benjamin Zink

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker 254 | Thesis Title: Light and ultrastructural microscopy studies on a key genus (Coreomyces) of Laboulbeniomycetes (Ascomycota). | Contact: Casey Koons, 315-470-6715


April
4

Saturday

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event that brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations ... Read More | Sponsor: SUNY | Contact: Lauren LaTrray, 315-470-6889


April
7

Tuesday

Advanced Citation Managers - Moon Library Skill Sharpener Workshop

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Moon Library | Event Website | We will go over some of the more advanced features of Mendeley & Zotero to help you organize and cite your research, going beyond basic set-up and importing papers. This session is for you if you have already downloaded and begun using either program. Please ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library | Contact: Ruth Owens, x4780


April
9

Thursday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Narayana Raju Jampana

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Dissertation Title: Optimization studies of cellulose fiber hydrolysis using membrane bioreactor and enzyme recycle | Contact: Christina Limpert, 315-470-6722


April
15

Wednesday

Jake Chronister MPS Capstone Seminar: Population Estimates of Scaup Wintering at Great South Bay, Long Island, New York

10:00 am - 11:00 am | 254 Baker Lab | Jake Chronister presents his MPS Capstone Seminar about his work capturing, banding, and estimating abundance of Greater and Lesser Scaup wintering at Great South Bay, Long Island, New York during February and March 2019. | Contact: Jake Chronister


April
16

Thursday

M.S. Thesis Defense -- Patrick Borges Rodrigues

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 141 Baker Laboratory | Title: Skeleton-based Automatic Reconstruction and Classification of Pipes Through Processing Point Clouds and Thermal Images Using MATLAB and Dynamo for Revit | Contact: Matthew Smith, 315-470-6724


April
23

Thursday

Earth Week eventPostponed: Take our Kids to Work Day (new date TBD)

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense Chelsea Jahant-Miller

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall | Dissertation title: Environmental Drivers of Mrophological and Physiological Adaptation in an Invasive Defoliator, Lymantria dispar | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Giorgos Mountrakis, 315-470-4824


April
24

Friday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Jian Lin

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Baker 439 | Title: Sensitivity and uncertainty analyses of an urban forest structure and function model | Contact: John Wagner, 315-470-6971

MS: Thesis Defense -- Geoffrey Golick

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Baker Laboratory Room 107 | Thesis Title:Pollutant Removal Performance of Biofiltration Soil Medium | Contact: Lee Newman, 315-470-4937


April
27

Monday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Hosea Mak

9:00 am - 11:00 am | 322 Jahn Laboratory | Thesis Title: Hydrophobic chemical contaminants in Onondaga Lake water: Status after 2016-2017 In-Lake Remediation Efforts | Contact: Neil Ringler, 315-470-6803

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Aditi Nagardeolekar

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 323 Walters Hall | Dissertation Title: Synthesis and Characterization of lignin-based hydrogels from lignins recovered from hot-water hydrolyzates of angiosperms as carriers/sorbents and extraction of bioactive compounds | Contact: Cynthia Downs, 315-470-6806


April
29

Wednesday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Amanda Charette

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 122 Jahn Laboratory | Title: Assessing Residential Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Pollutant Releases using EPA's Toxic Release Inventory | Contact: Shannon Farrell, 315-470-6757


April
30

Thursday

MS: Thesis Defense -- Xue Dong

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Moon Library 110 | Thesis Title: Investigating Impacts on Visitors' Environmental Attitudes and Behavior through Innovative Interpretive Media: A Design-Based Research Study. | Contact: Anthony Miller, 315-470-6551