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Department of Agronomy

Research Programs

REU Projects

2014

Noortje Greer, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University

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Project: The chemistry behind soil carbon sequestration in temperate agroecosystems in rerlation to manganese, iron, and aluminum

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2013

Adam Marshall, Department of Chemistry, minors in Physics and geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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Project: Effect of flow rate on transport and retention of sulfur in flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater using continuous flow column system

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2012 

Allison Edgerley, Civil Engineering major at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

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Project: Effect of Iron mineralogy on soil organic carbon sequestration in a temperate agroecosystem

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2011

Dorothy Menefee, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University

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Project: Chemistry of humic substances of soil aggregates in soils from two different agroecosystems

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Honors Projects

2013

Dorothy Menefee, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University

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Project: Understanding the effect of mineralogy on carbon sequestration in a long term tropical agroecosystem

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K-State Research and Extension Multicultural Research Fellows 

2013

Donunique Fine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

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Project: Dermal transfer of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a contaminated urban soil

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Visiting Undergraduate Research Students

2013

Blanca Calderon, Civil Engineering major at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

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Project: Sustainable gardening initiatives in previously used urban soils

Poster presented at the Southern California Conference for Undergraduate research

http://sccur.whittier.edu/WCsccur/SCCUR/Abstract/ViewAbstract/sustainable-gardening-initiatives-at-brownfield-sites

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2012

Bert Ly, Civil Engineering major at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

Project: Gardening in urban soil environments exposed to lead contamination

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2011

Cindy Khov,Civil Engineering major at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

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Project: Gardening in urban brownfields exposed to lead contamination

Poster presented at the Southern California Conference for Undergraduate research https://ncurdb.cur.org/ncur2014/archive/Display_NCUR.aspx?id=62567

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2011

Hersy Enriquez, Civil Engineering major at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

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Project: Gardening in urban brownfields exposed to lead contamination

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2010

Aida Guido,Civil Engineering major at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

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Project: Bioavailability of lead in urban soil environments

WEWRC 2011 paper http://ascelibrary.org/doi/pdf/10.1061/41173(414)327

CPP poster presentation https://www.cpp.edu/~learningstories/posters_2011/pdf/SSL%202011%20Aida%20Guido,%20Engineering%20%20-%20Bioavailability%20of%20Lead%20in%20Urban%20Soil%20Environments.pdf

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High School Students

2016

Bhawantha Nilaweera

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2012

Lakith Ranaweera

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2011

Dasha Tyshlek

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