Achievements

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

 

Faculty Adam Carter Computer Science

Received $76,786 from multi-institutional NSF grant “Exploring Brownfield Programming Assignments in Undergraduate Computing Education” (total award: $477,774)

Submitted: January 8, 2020

Faculty Peter Goetz Mathematics

The paper Classification, Koszulity and Artin-Schelter Regularity of some Graded Twisted Tensor Products was accepted for publication in The Journal of Noncommutative Geometry, a publication of the European Mathematical Society.

Submitted: January 22, 2020

Faculty Sintana Vergara Environmental Resources Engineering

Published first authored paper “Greenhouse gas emissions from windrow composting of organic wastes: Patterns and Emissions Factors” in Environmental Research Letters. https://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab5262

Submitted: January 22, 2020

Faculty Cynthia Le Doux-Bloom Fisheries Biology

Invited presenter, along with Drs. Peter Moyle and David Ostrach, to address the California Fish & Game Commssion on the 1996 Striped Bass Policy and its fishery implications.

Submitted: January 22, 2020

Faculty Peter Goetz Mathematics

Presented an invited talk titled: Graded coherence and noncommutative geometry of certain twisted tensor products in the Special Session on Homological Methods in Algebra at University of Florida for the Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society.

Submitted: January 22, 2020

Faculty Kjirsten Wayman Chemistry

Participated as a member of the review committee that met in October 2019 at the Mt Cuba Center in Delaware to review the taxonomic and conservation status of the North American Trillium species. This meeting was a combined effort of the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), NatureServe, BioPark, and several Trillium experts and conservationists from across the country. Results from this meeting will be used for future conservation efforts and will be published by the IUCN for viewing by the general public.

Submitted: January 22, 2020

Staff Seafha Ramos Wildlife

Seafha Ramos (Yurok/Karuk), National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, has been selected as a participant in “Lighting the Pathway to Faculty Careers for Natives in STEM”. The program is offered by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society to increase the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians in STEM faculty positions at universities across the country. Support is provided via professional conference attendance, access to a mentorship network, and a stipend. Dr. Ramos is hosted by the HSU Wildlife Department, with Dr. Matthew Johnson kindly serving as her mentor.

Submitted: January 19, 2020

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Was selected for participation in a summer research program for women hosted by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, CA. MSRI is widely regarded as a world leading mathematical center for collaborative research and is supported by the NSF.

Submitted: January 24, 2020

Faculty Hunter Harrill Forestry & Wildland Resources

Gave a presentation “Winch-assisted Harvesting Systems: New Opportunities for Logging in California” and moderated the panel session on “Steep Slope Logging Technology” at the Associated California Loggers (ACL) annual conference in Reno, Nevada, Jan. 15-16, 2020.

Submitted: February 10, 2020

Student Kassandra Weber, Adam Turk, Emily Ord, Darian Karadjov, Frank Trombetta, Alyssa Johnson, Berlin Del Aguila Physics & Astronomy

Students presented a poster and three talks at the American Physical Society Far West Section Meeting held at Stanford University on research being done in the Gravitational Research Laboratory.

http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/FWS19/Session/E04

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Student Sean Stewart (undergraduate) and Allison Nunes (graduate student) Environmental Science & Management

Sean and Allison each received travel awards from the Northern Califronia Botanists to attend the Northern California Botanists Symposium in Chico, CA

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Faculty Harold Zald and Kerry Byrne Forestry & Wildland Resources

Zald (PI) and Byrne (co-PI)‘s awarded $87,100 from USDA McIntire-Stennis for their proposal “Quantification and mitigation of large pine mortality after prescribed burning in a drought altered Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest, California, USA.”

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Student Sean Stewart Environmental Science & Management

Presented a poster (with faculty Kerry Byrne) “The Impact of invasion and removal of Lupinus arboreus on seedbanks in coastal sand dune environments” at the Northern California Botanists Symposium in Chico, CA

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Faculty Karen Kiemnec-Tyburczy Biological Sciences

Received a Bureau of Land Management CESU Award to study the impact of newt predation on endangered California Red-legged frogs.

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Faculty Karen Kiemnec-Tyburczy Biological Sciences

Received a research grant from Save the Redwoods League to study the genetic diversity and abundance of Southern Torrent Salamanders in Redwood State and National Parks.

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Faculty Laura Levy Geology

Received a Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Program (RSCA) grant for $4980 to purchase equipment for her new Paleoclimate Lab.

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Faculty Buddhika Madurapperuma Environmental Science & Management

Presented at SEUIARS2019 conference titled: Mapping and change detection of mangroves along the coastline of Ampara district from 2004 to 2019.

http://ir.lib.seu.ac.lk/handle/123456789/4136

Submitted: February 6, 2020

Faculty Bori Mazzag Mathematics

Contributed talk at the Joint Mathematics Meetings “Corequisite courses and the STEM Pathway.”

Submitted: February 10, 2020

Faculty Abeer Hasan Mathematics

Was offered a CURM (Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics) grant for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Submitted: February 10, 2020

Faculty Bori Mazzag Mathematics

Panel discussion/talk at the Joint Mathematics Meetings “Advancing Mathematics Education at Scale” with co-authors Uri Treisman Dana Center, Julie Glass, CSU East Bay, Alana Unfried, CSU Monterey Bay, Michael O’Sullivan, San Diego State University

Submitted: February 10, 2020