SOIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOGEOCHEMISTRY RESEARCH GROUP

NC State University - Department of soil science

News
2016
January
• Congratulations to Andrew, Mac, and Tyler for winning student poster awarads at the Soil Science Society of North Carolina Meeting.

February
• Congratulations to Tyler for winning a graduate student award from the Environmental Chemistry division of the American Chemical Society.
• See our paper in the Journal of Microbiological Methods.

March
• See our paper in Data in Brief.
• Congratulations to Tyler for winning a poster award at the NSCU Graduate Research Symposium.

2015
People
• We welcome Nohemi Almarez, Reina Diaz, and Mac Jones to the group!
• Congratulations to Wayne for defending his thesis!

Presentations
Owen presents the group's work at the Fall ACS meeting, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, and the SSSA meeting.
Megan presents her work at the GSA meeting.
Andrew. Tyler, Reina, and Nohemi presents their work at the SSSA meeting.

Papers
• See our papers in Energy & Fuels, Current Pollution Reports, Geoderma, Environmental Science and Technology, Biometals, and Aquatic Geochemistry.

Awards
• Congratulations to Tyler for winning the best poster award at Soil Science Society of North Carolina Annual Meeting and third place in the soil chemistry division student oral presentation competition at the Soil Science Society of America Meeting.
• Congratulations to Wayne for winning the Hugh Hammond Bennett award.
• Congratulations to Andrew for winning second place in the soil chemistry division student oral presentation competition at the Soil Science Society of America Meeting.
• Congratulations to Andrew and Tyler for winning second and third in the soil chemistry division student oral presentation competition at the Soil Science Society of America Meeting.
Owen is elected incoming Chair-Elect of the Soil Chemistry Division of the Soil Science Society of America.
Owen participates in Geoscience Congretional Visits Day.

2014
People
• We welcome Andrew Whitaker and Joseph Thompson to the group!

Presentations
Owen presents the group's work at the World Congress of Soil Science, Biometals2014, Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, and USACE Engineer Research and Development Center
Nelson and Megan present their work at the Goldschmidt2014.
Wayne presents his work at Soil Science Society of America annual meeting.

Papers
• See our papers in Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, Nature Education, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Awards
• Congratuations to Boris for placing second in the poster constest at Soil Science Society of North Carolina Annual Meeting!
Owen is profiled as an emerging investigator in Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts!
Tyler wins the J. Fielding Reed Scholarship from the American Society of Agronomy and a Hubert J. Byrd Scholarship from the Soil Science Society of America.

2013
People
• We welcome Boris Droz and Wayne Roper to the group.
• Congratulations to Martin for sucessful defending his thesis!

Presentations
Tyler S. presents his work at the the Soil Science Society of North Carolina Annual Meeting and the International Erosion Control Association conference.
Owen presents the group's work at the Monte Verita Conference on Iron Biogeochemistry.
Megan presents a public lecture at the Nature Research Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science.
Terrence and Owen present at Soil Science Society of America annual meeting.

Papers
• See our papers in Geoderma, Natural Science Education, the Journal of Environmental Quality, and the Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry.
See the write up for our in recent Natural Science Education paper in CSA News!

Awards
• Congratulations to Tyler S. for receiving a ACCIAC Undergraduate Research Fellowship!
Tyler S.won the most Outstanding Student Poster Prize while presenting his work at the Soil Science Society of North Carolina meeting and placing second in the Student Poster Contest while presenting his work at the International Erosion Control Association conference. He also got a nice write up in the local press and the Technician.
Terrence gets a nice write up in Perspectives Magazine.
Owen is promoted to associate professor with tenure and recives an NSF CAREER Award. See the write up in the NCSU Bulletin.

2012
People
• We welcome Drs. Megan Andrews, Nelson Rivera, and Terrence Gardner to the group.
• Congratulations to Kate Kulbok for defending her thesis!

Presentations
• Navdeep and Martin present their work at the the Soil Science Society of North Carolina Annual Meeting.
• Owen and Megan make presentations at Goldschmidt 2012.
• James, Megan, Nelson, Owen, and Terrence conduct a workshop with middle and high school teachers on "Trace Metals in the Environment".

Papers
See our papers in the Journal of Natural Resources and Life Science Education, Biometals, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, and Environmental Management.

Awards
• Congratulations to Terrence for receiving 2012 CALS Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship!

2011
People
• We welcome Dawn Markarian, Man Park, and Kwang Seop Kim to the Group.

Presentations
• James presents his work at the American Chemical Society national meeting.
• Navdeep presents her work at the TVA Fly Ash Release Environmental Research Symposium and the Soil Science Society of America annual meeting.
• Kate presents her work at the the Soil Science Society of North Carolina Annual Meeting and the American Geophysical Union fall meeting.
• Martin presents the his work at the Soil Science Society of America annual meeting.
• Owen presents the group's work at the Soil Science Society of America annual meeting and Umeå University.

Awards
• Owen recieves an NCSU Faculty Research and Professional Development Award.

2010
People
• We welcome Kate Kulbok, Madelen Olofsson, James Harrington, Martin Akafia, and Navdeep Kaur to the Group.
• Congratulations to Lin for defending her M.S. thesis!

Presentations
• Lin presents her research at the the Soil Science Society of North Carolina annual meeting, the NCSU Soil Science Departmental Seminar, the NCSU graduate student research symposium, and the Society of Wetland Scientists meeting.
• James presents his work at the the Gordon Research Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry Conference.
• Owen presents the group's work at the NCSU Nanotechnology Forum, Goldschmidt 2010, Appalachian State University, and University of Vienna.
• Owen and James conduct a workshop with middle and high school teachers on "Trace Metals in the Environment".

Papers
• See our papers in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, and Soil Science Society of America Journal.

2009
People
• We welcome Robert Moore to the Group.
• Congratulations to Yuqiang and Sara for defending their M.S. theses!

Presentations
• Owen presents the group's research at the Goldschmidt Conference, the American Chemical Society spring national meeting, Johns Hopkins University, the Department of Crop Science at North Carolina State University.
• Yuqiang presents his research at the Soil Science Society of North Carolina annual meeting, the American Chemical Society spring national meeting, and the NCSU graduate student research symposium.

Papers
• See our papers in Environmental Science and Technology, Marine Chemistry, Chemical Geology, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, BioMetals, and Fungal Biology Reviews. See the Group's research featured as Science Highlight by Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.

Awards
• Congratulations to Yuqiang for winning an American Chemical Society Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry and an Outstanding Student Poster Prize at the Soil Science Society of North Carolina Meeting!
• Congratulations to Lin for winning a Society of Wetland Scientists Student Grant!

2008
People
• We welcome Lin Wu and Emily Wade to the Group.

Presentations
• Owen presents the group's research at the Soil Science Society of North Carolina annual meeting, the Goldschmidt Conference, the American Chemical Society fall national meeting, the GSA/SSSA joint meeting, Clemson University, the College of William and Mary, and CalTech.

Papers
• See our paper in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Awards
• Congratulation to Yuqiang for winning a Steven's Graduate Fellowship!
• Owen receives an NCSU Faculty Research and Professional Development Award.

2007
People
• Owen arrives in Raleigh.
• We welcome Yuqiang Bi and Lori Saal to the Group.

Presentations
• Owen presents the group's research at the University of Delaware, the Geological Society of America annual meeting, and the American Geophysical Union fall meeting.

Papers
• See our papers in Chemical Geology and in the special issue of Geochimica et Cosmochica Acta to honor Garrison Sposito.