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April 9: DENIN Research Symposium at Clayton Hall

The inaugural DENIN research symposium will take place from 8am-2:30pm in Clayton Hall April 9.  The event will feature opening remarks from DENIN Director Don Sparks and Mark Barteau, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Strategic Initiatives at the University of Delaware.  Speakers from a range of departments at the University of Delaware will share their latest research interests.  The day will end with a poster and networking session.

 

INAUGURAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

APRIL 9, 2010
CLAYTON HALL, Room 101A
FRIDAY APRIL 9, 2010
 
8:00 a.m.
 
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8:30 a.m.
 
Registration and Continental Breakfast – Lobby Clayton Hall
 
8:30 a.m.
 
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8:40 a.m.
 
Opening Remarks – Don Sparks, Director DENIN
 
8:40 a.m.
 
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8:50 a.m.
 
Opening Remarks – Mark Barteau, Senior Vice Provost, Research Office
 
8:50 a.m.
 
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9:10 a.m.
 
John Byrne, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy -
 
9:10 a.m.
 
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9:30 a.m.
 
Murray Johnston, Chemistry/Biochemistry - Nanoparticles in Urban Air
 
9:30 a.m.
 
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9:50 a.m.
 
Dom DiToro, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Modeling Applications in Environmental Science and Engineering
 
9:50 a.m.
 
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10:10 a.m.
 
Jerry Kaufmann, Water Resources Agency - The Delaware River Revival”
 
10:10 a.m.
 
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10:30 a.m.
 
Holly Michael, Geological Sciences - Quantifying Fluid and Chemical Exchange between Aquifers and the Ocean
 
10:30 a.m.
 
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11:00 a.m.
 
BREAK – networking session
 
11:00 a.m.
 
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11:20 a.m.
 
Eric Wommack, Plant and Soil Sciences - Observations of the most abundant and active genes in the biosphere—the ecology of viral genes.
 
11:20 a.m.
 
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11:40 a.m.
 
Jennifer Biddle, Marine Biosciences - Inside the intraterrestrials: the deep biosphere seen through massively parallel sequencing
 
11:40 a.m.
 
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12:00 p.m.
 
Anthony Aufdenkampe, Stroud Water Research Center - Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory: a whole watershed approach to quantifying anthropogenic modification of carbon sequestration
 
12:00 p.m.
 
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12:20 p.m.
 
Pei Chiu, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Potential Impacts of Biochar Addition on Soil Transport Properties, Nutrient Levels, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 
12:25 p.m.
 
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2:30 p.m.
 
Lunch and poster session – Lobby Clayton Hall