Student Grants & Awards

Anderson, M.
Sustainable Mosquito Vector Management in Haiti, a plan developed in the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake.
HDC - Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). April 2010
2nd Place Oral Presentation Award, $200.
Das, P.
Phytoextraction of Monensin from Hydroponic Systems by Vetiver Grass.
HDC - Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). April 2010
1st Place Graduate Student Poster Competition, $400.
Das, P. (PI; Advisor - Dr. Sarkar)
Development of a chemically-catalyzed phytoremediation system for 2, 4, 6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) contaminated soils.
Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant. 2009
Award, $2310
Das, P.
Chemically enhanced phytoextraction of 2, 4, 6 trinitrotoluene (TNT) by Vetiver grass from a low organic matter containing soil.
HDC-Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry annual meeting. 2009
1st place Graduate Student Poster Competition Award, $500.
Diglio, L. (PI, advisor- Dr. P. Bologna)
Relict Brook Trout Population Assessment In The South Branch Of The Raritan River Headwaters, Mt. Olive, New Jersey
New Jersey Academy of Science Senior Academy
AAAS Best Overall Student Presentation in 2011, Best Graduate Student Presentation in 2011.
Diglio, L. (PI, advisor- Dr. P. Bologna)
Impact of dam removal upon the population dynamics of native relict brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) and exotic brown trout (Salmo trutta) in the headwaters of a northern New Jersey stream system on the South Branch of the Raritan River below Budd Lake in Mt. Olive Township.
The American Wildlife Conservation Foundation, Inc. (AWCF).
Award, $2,000
Duchesne, R. (PI, advisor- Dr. Chopping, M.)
Mapping and assessing vegetation changes in the Alaskan Arctic tundra.
The Geological Society of America (GSA). 2010
Award, $2,975
Dolcemascolo, P. (PI, advisor- Dr. Monsen, K. Co-PI)
Diamondback Terrapins in Gateway National Recreation Area: Using Genetics to Inform Management Decisions.
Gateway Research Learning Center Fellowship (National Park Service). May, 2011
Award, $6,000
Dolcemascolo, P. (PI, with advisor- Dr. Monsen, K. Co-PI )
Study of a water-borne fungal pathogen (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) and its effect on New Jersey amphibians and their habitat.
New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI). January, 2011
Award, $5,000
Dolcemascolo, P. (PI, with advisor- Dr. Monsen, K.)
Assessment of the water-borne pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in New Jersey amphibians and their habitat.
New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI). 2011
Award, $5,000
Justus, F. (PI, Advisor- Dr. Chopping, M.)
Quantify land use and land cover changes associated with increased production of high value horticultural crops for export markets, Kenya.
The Geological Society of America (GSA). 2010
Award, $1,800
Justus, F.
No title.
New Jersey Society of Women Environmental Professionals (NJSWEP) Scholarship. 2010
Award, $2,000
Onel, N.
Impact of Eco-friendly Product and Packaging Strategies on Consumer Information Processing.
Graduate Research Poster Award, Fifth Annual Montclair State University Student Research Symposium. April 2010
1st Place Award, $500.
Pawlish, M. (Co-PI with PIs, S. Robila, M. Weistein, A. Varde)
Decision Support System (DSS) for IT Management Project.
Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G). 2011
Award, $218,000 for 2 years
Pawlish, M.
A baseline study to estimate energy usage and ambient conditions (temperature, relative humidity etc) at MSU’s data center.
A “seed grant” from Colleges of Science and Mathematics and Humanities and Social Science; the School of Business; and MSU’s OIT. 2009
Award, $15,000
Punamiya, P. (PI with Dr. D. Sarkar, Co-PI and advisor)
Green Remediation of Tetracyclines in Soil-Water Systems
New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI). 2010
Award, $5,000
Punamiya, P. (PI with Advisor- Dr. D. Sarkar)
Biogeochemical Fate of Veterinary Antibiotics in Soil-Water Systems.
Geological Society of America (GSA) Graduate Student Research Grant. 2009
Award, $2,390
RoyChowdhury, A.
Optimization of algal growth parameters for production of low cost algal biofuel.
Hudson/Delaware Chapter - Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) conference held at Montclair State University . 2012
2nd prize Poster Award, $200.
Sidhu, V.S.
Phytoremediation potential of Indian Mustard (Brassica Juncea), broccoli (Brassica campestris), Spinach (Spinach oleracea) and fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) for Cadmium Contaminated Soils.
HDC- Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry annual meeting, Montclair State University.
3rd place Graduate Student Poster Competition Award, $100.