Achievements

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

 

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 Other Campus Unit

“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-cell-students/

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.0210643). 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

Faculty Adam Carter Computer Science

Published book chapter: Carter, A. S., Hundhausen, C. D., & Olivares, D. (2019). IDE-Based Learning Analytics for Computing Education: A Process Model, Critical Review, and Research Agenda. In The Cambridge Handbook of Computing Education Research. Cambridge University Press.

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Accepted to American Insitute of Mathematics research program
https://aimath.org/programs/squares/

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Student Adolfina Savoretti (visiting student from Argentina), Alexander Bippus, Mihai Tomescu (with R.A. Stockey and G.W. Rothwell) Biological Sciences

Peer-reviewed article in Annals of Botany: “Grimmiaceae in the Early Cretaceous: Tricarinella crassiphylla gen. et sp. nov. and the value of anatomically preserved bryophytes”
https://academic.oup.com/aob/article/121/7/1275/4850661

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Student Sandra Strayer, Mihai Tomescu (with S. Noetinger) Biological Sciences

Peer-reviewed article in American Journal of Botany: “Origin of Equisetum: Evolution of horsetails (Equisetales) within the major euphyllophyte clade Sphenopsida”
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajb2.1137

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Student Kassandra Weber Physics & Astronomy

Kassandra Weber (‘19) won 2nd place for the Steven Chu Award for best undergraduate research talk at the annual American Physical Society Far West Section Meeting that took place at CSU Fullerton on October 19-20th.
https://www.aps.org/units/cal/awards/index.cfm

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Student Kezia Ramussen Oceanography

Poster presented “Analyzing Taxonomic Diversity of the Human Gut Microbiome Using R”

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Published book chapter in Understanding Complex Systems in Mathematics, Springer

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Student Kassandra Weber (‘19) Physics & Astronomy

Congratulations to Kassandra Weber (‘19) who won 2nd place for the Steven Chu Award for best undergraduate research talk at the annual Far West Section Meeting of the American Physical Society that took place at CSU Fullerton on October 19-20! Kassandra’s talk concerned ongoing research in gravitational physics that takes place at HSU.

Submitted: December 11, 2018

Faculty Jeff Kane Forestry & Wildland Resources

Dr. Jeff Kane was invited to give a talk entitled “Ecological insights of litter flammability traits in southeastern US tree species” as part of the Carlton N. Owens lecture series at Mississippi State University.

Submitted: December 10, 2018

Faculty James Graham Environmental Science & Management

Dr. James Graham was awarded a research grant from the Archaeologocal Research & Supply Company for conducting a study entitled, “Spruce Grove Ethnographic Village Archaeological Study.”

Submitted: November 27, 2018

Faculty Kelly Pfeiler, Mihai Tomescu Biological Sciences

Peer-reviewed article in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society: “An Early Devonian permineralized rhyniopsid from the Battery Point Formation of Gaspé (Canada)”

https://academic.oup.com/botlinnean/article-abstract/187/2/292/4939107

Submitted: November 26, 2018

Student Brian Murphy Environmental Science & Management

Received NACIS Student Map Award for Research.

Submitted: November 26, 2018

Faculty Ellery Ames Mathematics

Ellery Ames, Lecturer in Mathematics, jointly with co-authors Florian Beyer, (University of Otago, NZ) and Jim Isenberg (Univ. of Oregon) published a paper entitled “Contracting asymptotics of the linearized lapse-scalar field sub-system of the Einstein-scalar field equations” in the Journal of Mathematical Physics. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5115104

Submitted: October 16, 2019