Achievements

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

 

Faculty Jenny Cappuccio Chemistry

Has been selected to join the Chemistry inter-institutional peer mentoring Alliance in the Northwest Regional Network, as part of the NSF ADVANCE Partnership ASCEND project (Advancing STEM Careers by Empowering Network Development). Her bio and photo will also be posted on the ASCEND website.https://wou.edu/ascend/

Submitted: February 14, 2020

Faculty Claire Till Chemistry

Selected as Cottrell Scholar Award Recipient

https://rescorp.org/news/2020/02/rcsa-names-25-new-cottrell-scholars-for-2020

Submitted: February 11, 2020

Student Gabriel Goff, Nicholas Kerhoulas, and Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented a talk at the Agricultural Research Institute Annual Meeting in Sacramento, CA: “Conifer encroachment and removal in a northern California woodland: Influences on ecosystem physiology and biodiversity.”

Submitted: February 11, 2020

Faculty Lucy Kerhoulas, Ariel Weisgrau, Emily Hoeft, and Nicholas Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented a talk at the Ecological Society of America Conference in Louisville, KY: “Within-crown physiology of tall Picea sitchensis trees.”

Submitted: February 11, 2020

Faculty Bori Mazzag, Sonja Manor, Liza Boyle and Ruth Saunders Mathematics

Humboldt sub-award of the NSF-Funded SUMMIT-P Consortium. SUMMIT-P is a consortium of institutions committed to curricular innovations in the first two years of mathematics to improve the training of students in partner disciplines. Boyle, Mazzag and Saunders attended a SUMMIT-P workshop in Denver, Colorado.

Submitted: February 11, 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

Faculty Abeer Hasan Mathematics

Presented a contributed paper at the Joint Math Meeting in Denver, Colorado, Jan. 15-18, 2020.

Submitted: February 10, 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 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

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

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 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