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ARC researchers with their collaborators received a designation of “Paper of Note” for the WM’19 Symposia

ARC researchers with their collaborators received a designation of “Paper of Note” for the WM’19 Symposia

ARC researchers (Joseph Sinicrope, Peggy Shoffner, and Leo Lagos), with their collaborators Andrew  Szilagyi (DOE EM) and Connor Nicholson (SRNL) received a designation of “Paper of Note” for the WM’19 Symposia. Their paper, titled “International Standards as Critical Enablers to the Development and Diffusion of D&D Technologies” was one of twenty-three papers selected for this distinction this year.

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ARC success story – Ms. Sandra Herrera

ARC success story – Ms. Sandra Herrera

Ms. Sandra Herrera joined ARC in the fall of 2014 and worked as a research assistant providing technical support for the project conducted in collaboration with the U.S. DOE Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to support U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management clean up mission. After graduation from FIU with MS degree in Environmental Engineering in Spring 2016 she moved with her husband to  Zurich, Switzerland. She recently…

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New publication: “A Review for Chromium Removal by Carbon Nanotubes” by Dr. Vasileios Anagnostopoulos

New publication: “A Review for Chromium Removal by Carbon Nanotubes” by Dr. Vasileios Anagnostopoulos

A publication titled “A Review for Chromium Removal by Carbon Nanotubes” was recently accepted for publication by Chemistry and Ecology, a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Authors included Dr. Vasileios Anagnostopoulos (FIU ARC) in collaboration with scientists from the University of Cyprus and the University of Eastern Finland. This review paper highlights the use of an innovative technology (carbon nanotubes) to remove chromium contamination from surface water and groundwater as well as…

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Publication accepted by the Applied Geochemistry Journal: “The effect of Si and Al concentrations on the removal of U(VI) in the alkaline conditions created by ammonia gas”

Publication accepted by the Applied Geochemistry Journal: “The effect of Si and Al concentrations on the removal of U(VI) in the alkaline conditions created by ammonia gas”

A publication entitled “The effect of Si and Al concentrations on the removal of U(VI) in the alkaline conditions created by ammonia gas”,  written  by Drs. Yelena Katsenovich; Leonel Lagos; DOE Fellow students; PhD Candidate, Claudia Cardona; and MS Candidate, Robert Lapierre, in collaboration with Dr. Jim Szecsody from the Pacific North National Laboratory (PNNL), was accepted for publication by the Applied Geochemistry Journal. This study evaluates changes in uranium…

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Engineering student lands IAEA internship in Vienna

Engineering student lands IAEA internship in Vienna

From FIU News FIU environmental engineering student Christine Wipfli is experiencing the wonders of Austria first-hand after being selected for a prestigious, one-year internship from the International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) at its headquarters in Vienna. The IAEA is an international organization that encourages the peaceful use of nuclear energy and technology, in addition to promoting nuclear safety and security worldwide. As part of her internship, which runs through March 2017, Wipfli…

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Vishal Musaramthota awarded FIU’s Student Life Award

Vishal Musaramthota awarded FIU’s Student Life Award

Excerpt from FIU News “Students honored at 2016 Student Life Awards” (http://news.fiu.edu/2016/04/students-honored-at-2016-student-life-awards/99062) Presidential Award Described as a leader, mentor, teacher, and a cutting edge researcher and scholar in material science and engineering, Vishal Musaramthota is changing the world. At FIU, Vishal has served in various leadership capacities in student organizations, including The Materials Advantage – FIU, a student organization that serves to evoke interest in material science for students in…

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DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement Research Program Review

DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement Research Program Review

Miami, Florida April 7, 2016 – Florida International University The Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University conducted a 3 day Research Program Review covering all technical research areas under the US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) and Florida International University’s Applied Research Center Cooperative Agreement (Contract # DE-EM0000598). Since 1995, the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University (FIU) has provided critical technical support…

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Dr. Triay was recognized as an honoree at the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) 12th Annual Women’s History Month Reception

Dr. Triay was recognized as an honoree at the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) 12th Annual Women’s History Month Reception

Dr. Triay was recognized as an honoree at the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) 12th Annual Women’s History Month Reception where she was honored for her many years of public service. The South Florida Chapter of the ASPA is the oldest national professional organization representing the field of public administration. The South Florida Chapter, with over 300 members, is one of the largest chapters in the nation and is comprised of public…

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Dr. Triay selected as the Women that Shine 2015 honoree!

Dr. Triay selected as the Women that Shine 2015 honoree!

Dr. Triay has been selected by the board of directors and members of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Miami-Dade County as the Women that Shine 2015 honoree! This award was created to honor women in our community that have made great accomplishments in their profession. The LWV has been actively engaged in making democracy work since 1920. They are a non-partisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens…

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