Fall 2012

Sept 11 Dr. Peggy Minnis
Pace University
Working with the U.S Forest Service's iTree suite of programs to determine the benefits derived from the urban forests
Sept 18 Adam Sapp
CONTECH Engineered Solutions
Low impact development and rainwater harvesting strategies for the urban environment
Sept 25 Tom Belton
NJ Dept. Environmental Protection
Arsenic and old lakes - an environmental tale of colonial settlements in the Delaware Valley and the toxic legacy that followed 
Oct 2 Dr. Jose Manautou 
University of Connecticut
Transcriptomic analysis of liver from a mouse model resistant to acetaminophen hepatoxicity 
Oct 9 Dr. Antonio Violante
University of Naples, Italy
Factors affecting the mobility of arsenic in the natural environment 
Oct 16 Dr. Mike Aucott
NJ Dept. Environmental Protection
Energy Return on Investment (EROI) and its relevance to shale gas, other fuels and energy sources
Oct 23 Dr. Zeyuan Qiu
Comparative assessment of storm water and agricultural better management practices in suburban watershed management
Oct 30 Dr. Roger Wood
The Wetlands Institute
Terrible time for terrapins: developing stratefies to help a beleaguered species survive more than a century of continual human abuse
Nov 7 Dr. Wen Zhang
Measuring and imaging cellular impacts of engineered nanoparticles at the nana-bio interface
Nov 13 Dr. George O'Connor
University of Florida
Risk of biosolids-borne antimicrobials
Nov 27 Dr. Afrachanna Butler
Army Research Lab, Vicksburg
Use of "Green" Plants to Manage Munitions Constituents on Military Training Ranges 
Dec 4  James Wancho
Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor
Monmouth Park Racetrack storm water and wastewater management
Dec 11 Dr. Carlos Molina
Montclair State University 
Using transgenic zebrafish as live biosensors for detection of water toxicity

Organized by the PhD Program in Environmental Management

Contact Dr. Dibs Sarkar (sarkard@mail.montclair.edu; 973-655-7273) for inquiries related to the seminar series