Achievements

Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students. 

 

Faculty Lonny Grafman Environmental Resources Engineering

Spanish edition of new book, Atrapando la lluvia, hit number 1 new release in Environmental Studies on Amazon.

http://bit.ly/amazonlluvia

Submitted: February 2, 2019

Student Saskia Raether (co-author: Shaughnessy, F.J.) Biological Sciences

Poster. SEAWEED COMMUNITY STRUCTURE ALONG ENVIRONMENTAL GRADIENTS IN AN OCEAN-DOMINATED ESTUARY. Western Society of Naturalists, Tacoma, WA.

http://www.wsn-online.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/WSN_2018_Short_Pro…

Submitted: February 2, 2019

Student Kevin Landaw (co-authors: Shaughnessy, F. J., Jones, A. , Glazebrook, M. , Tyburczy, J. , Ray, J. , Nelson, T., Abell, J.) Biological Sciences

Poster. ADJUSTMENTS TO EELGRASS LEAF AREA INDEX IN HUMBOLDT BAY BASED ON DESICCATION AND WASTING DISEASE LESIONS. Western Society of Naturalists, Tacoma, WA.

http://www.wsn-online.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/WSN_2018_Short_Pro…

Submitted: February 2, 2019

Faculty Frank Shaughnessy (co-authors:Abell, J. , Tyburczy, J. , LeBlanc, E. , Jones, A. , Ray, J. , Lopiccolo, J. , Nelson, T., Raether, S. , Landaw, K. Biological Sciences

Poster: SPATIAL DIFFERENCES IN EELGRASS BED CONDITIONS IN HUMBOLDT BAY, CA THAT COULD AFFECT THE CO2 DRAW-DOWN FUNCTION OF THE PLANT. Western Society of Naturalists, Tacoma, WA.

http://www.wsn-online.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/WSN_2018_Short_Pro…

Submitted: February 2, 2019

Student Gerardo Ureno (co-authors: Nelson, T., Abell, J., Bespalova, D. V., Encinas, K. M., Shaughnessy F. J., Jones, A., LeBlanc, E., Landaw, K., Ray, J., Tyburczy J. Biological Sciences

Presented poster: VARIABILITY OF INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES AMONG EELGRASS BEDS IN HUMBOLDT BAY: IMPLICATIONS FOR CO2 DRAWDOWN. Western Society of Naturalists, Tacoma, WA.

http://www.wsn-online.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/WSN_2018_Short_Pro…

Submitted: February 2, 2019

Faculty Jeffrey Kane Forestry, Fire & Rangeland Management

Jeff Kane was invited to give a seminar entitled "Litter flammability of North American trees: Ecological insights and management implications" as part of the forestry seminar series at Purdue University on January 29th, 2019.

Submitted: January 30, 2019

Student Shelbie Ann Christensen (student) and Robert W. Zoellner (faculty) Chemistry

Publication: Shelbie A. Christensen and Robert W. Zoellner; "Chemistry with a Capital Z: The superheavy elements. Oganesson: Superheavy element 118: A review"; The Hexagon of Alpha Chi Sigma 2018, 109(4), 51-53,61.

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Mihai Tomescu (with co-author Andrew Groover - USDA-FS & University of California Davis) Biological Sciences

Invited paper in the Tansley Review series published by the journal New Phytologist: "Mosaic modularity: an updated perspective and research agenda for the evolution of vascular cambial growth"

https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.15640

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Daniel Barton Wildlife

Invited Presentation at the Shamir Research Institute, University of Haifa, Qatsrin, Israel entitled "Apparent Competition, Hyperpredation, and Spillover in Ecological Restoration: The tales of two lupines and a fish"

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Sherrene Bogle Computer Science

Certificate of Merit for the paper entitled "Classfiers for Predicting Undergraduate Computer Science Performance" presented at the 2018 International Conference of Data Mining and Knowledge Engineering in London, U.K.

http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCE2018/

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Kerry Byrne Environmental Science & Management

Invited Presentation at the Northern California Botanist Symposium: "Restoring a population of Applegate's milkvetch (Astragalus applegatei): lessons learned for conservation"

http://www.norcalbotanists.org/symposia/symposium2019.htm

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Claire Till (Chemistry faculty); Jessica Solomon (Environmental Sciences graduate) Chemistry

Publication in the journal Limnology and Oceanography.

https://aslopubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/lno.11022

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Published paper in Journal of Theoretical Biology: Methods for determining key components in a mathematical model for tumor–immune dynamics in multiple myeloma.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022519318304259

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Lonny Grafman Environmental Resources Engineering

Published "An Analysis of Recycling High Density Polyethylene with Limited Resources" in the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Vol 13 No. 2.

https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/ijsle/article/view/11621

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Mihai Tomescu Biological Sciences

Paper presented at the national meeting of the Botanical Society of America in Rochester, Minnesota: "Fossil plants at the intersection of evo-devo and phylogeny: celebrating the contributions of Gar W. Rothwell to biodiversity and evolution"

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Amy Sprowles

"A Bridge to the future for stem cell students" highlights HSU STEM alumni.

https://blog.cirm.ca.gov/2019/01/22/a-bridge-to-the-future-for-stem-cel…

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Kamila Larripa was accepted to the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics's Collaborative Workshop in Mathematical Biology at UCLA.

Submitted: January 22, 2019

Faculty Jeff Dunk Environmental Science & Management

Jeff Dunk and 17 co-authors (9 of whom were HSU alumni or faculty) published a peer-reviewed paper in PLOS ONE (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.02106…). The paper summarizes the use of modern conservation planning applied to the northern spotted owl's critical habitat designation process.

Submitted: January 14, 2019

Faculty Mark Colwell, Katie Raby, Lizzie Feucht Wildlife

Mark Colwell, Katie Raby and Lizzie Feucht published a paper in Wader Study (https://www.waderstudygroup.org/publications/wader-study/), an international journal dedicated to shorebird ecology and conservation. Their paper summarizes the efficiency of plovers breeding at various locations in Humboldt County over the past 18 years, with the aim of improving conservation and management practices.

Submitted: January 10, 2019

Faculty Tyler Evans Mathematics

Published, jointly with Alice Fialowski (ELTE, Budapest) a new peer reviewed paper in Linear Algebra and it's applications. The full text of the article is temporarily available at https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1YFcD5YnCXqL3

Submitted: December 19, 2018