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Research Projects

 
Proposed Projects (2014)
Our unique program brings together students from environmental engineering, ecology, and environmental chemistry to share their perspectives on remediation and management of biotic and abiotic pollutants. All research projects are within the area of sustainable management to understand the role of environmental science and engineering in managing pollutants in natural systems. Below is a summary list of projects and links to a description of each. Click Here to Apply!

ProjectMentorDepartment
A Kelp Farming Approach for Sustainable Wastewater Nutrient Removal and Bioenergy Production at Wastewater Treatment Plants with Ocean OutfallsDr. Shane RogersCivil and Environmental Engineering

An Aquatic Monitoring Health Monitoring System (AHMS) DevelopmentDr. James BonnerCivil and Environmental Engineering

Biosensors for monitoring fermentation processes in the production of bio-ethanol from cellulosic biomassDr. Silvana AndreescuChemistry and Biomolecular Engineering

Cement Free Low-Embodied-Energy ConcreteDr. Sulapha PeethamparanCivil and Environmental Engineering

Clarkson University Digester System to treat cafeteria and mixed wasteDr. Stefan GrimbergCivil and Environmental Engineering

Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality: Creating a Sustainable Built EnvironmentDr. Andrea FerroCivil and Environmental Engineering

Energy Foundations An Integrated System for Building Energy and Structural FoundationDr. Kerop D. JanoyanCivil and Environmental Engineering

Exploring the Split Incentive: Motivations for Resource Efficiency Among Students Who Do Not Pay the BillsDr. Stephen BirdHumanities and Social Sciences

Exposure Assessment of Trace Levels of Airborne Volatile Organic CompoundsDr. Alan RossnerInstitute for a Sustainable Environment

Filtration of Gold Nanorods Dr. Ruth BaltusChemistry and Biomolecular Engineering

Influence of Membrane Fouling on Emerging Organic Contaminant Boundary-Layer Mass transfer During High-Pressure Membrane TreatmentDr. Christopher BellonaCivil and Environmental Engineering

Is It Easy Being Green?: European Green Parties and Environmental Policy DevelopmentDr. Christina XydiasHumanities and Social Sciences

Measuring the Visual Impact of Wind Turbines in the 1000 Islands Region A Cross-Border ApproachDr. Martin HeintzelmanEnvironmental Economics

Motivating Energy and Resource Conservation Behavior by GamificationDr. Daqing HouElectrical and Computer Engineering

Small Wind Turbines ResearchDr. Kenneth D. VisserMechanical & Aeronautical Engineering

The Fate and Transport of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Dr. Thomas HolsenCivil and Environmental Engineering

Understanding the Plasma Chemistry of Gas-Liquid Interfaces: Degradation of Rhodamine B by a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Jet Dr. Selma MededovicChemistry and Biomolecular Engineering

Value of Wetland Restoration Incentive Programs on Privately Owned Land for Species of Greatest Conservation NeedDr. Tom LangenBiology

Water Quality Evaluation of the St. Lawrence River Related to Adaptive Management of Water level RegulationDr. Michael R. TwissBiology