STAR Graduate Fellowships

Request for Applications closing date: November 5, 2010

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1 FP917272
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Microbial Phylogenetic Diversity and Rates of Selenium Oxidation/Reduction in Response to Increasing Salinities in Littoral Sediments of the Salton Sea, California Villa-Romero, Juan F   University of California - Berkeley August 2011 -
July 2014  
CA  
2 FP917273
Fellow
Effects of Submarine Groundwater Discharge as a Vector for Sewage Effluent on Hawaiian Coral Reefs Amato, Daniel W   University of Hawaii at Hilo August 2011 -
July 2014  
HI  
3 FP917274
Fellow
Harvesting Energy From Wastewater Across Scales and Varying Economic Contexts Tilmans, Sebastien H   Stanford University August 2011 -
July 2014  
CA  
4 FP917275
Fellow
Environmentally Preferable Pavement Management Systems Gosse, Conrad A   University of Virginia August 2011 -
July 2014  
VA  
5 FP917276
Fellow
Water Resource Management Strategies for Mountainous Forest Catchments Under Climate Change Scenarios: An Ecohydrologic Approach Silverman, Nicholas L   University of Montana August 2011 -
July 2014  
MT  
6 FP917277
Fellow
Coordinating Collaboration for Improved Water Quality in the Klamath Basin, USA: Toward a Model of Adaptive Governance Chaffin, Brian C   Oregon State University September 2011 -
August 2014  
OR  
7 FP917278
Fellow
Development of Rapid Somatic and F+ Coliphages Detection Methods and Comparisons With Existing EPA Methods for Microbial Water Quality Monitoring and Contamination Source Tracking Yuen, Yvonne Jia Jia   North Carolina State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
NC  
8 FP917279
Fellow
Assessment of the Relationship Between Environmental Quality and Perceived and Actual Cancer Risk in Environmental Justice Communities in Metropolitan Charleston, South Carolina Rice, LaShanta J   Medical University of South Carolina August 2011 -
July 2014  
SC  
9 FP917280
Fellow
Restoring Aquatic Ecosystem Services on the Clearwater National Forest Through Integrated Science and Management Lloyd, Rebecca A   University of Arizona September 2011 -
August 2014  
AZ  
10 FP917281
Fellow
Developing the Mosquitofish as a Robust Bioindicator Organism for Endocrine Disrupting Compounds by Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms That Regulate Responses to Androgens Anderson, Erica K   University of Florida September 2011 -
August 2014  
FL  
11 FP917282
Fellow
Biodegradation of Perfluorinated Compounds Tseng, Nancy S   University of California - Los Angeles, Antioch University - Los Angeles Branch September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
12 FP917283
Fellow
Sanitation Networks in Developing Communities Kaminsky, Jessica   University of Colorado at Boulder September 2011 -
August 2014  
CO  
13 FP917284
Fellow
Enzymatic Wastewater Treatment: An Innovative Technology for Removing Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products Hoffman, Catherine M   The University of Texas at Austin September 2011 -
August 2014  
TX  
14 FP917285
Fellow
Cyberinfrastructure to Improve the Usability of Environmental Observations Laney, Christine M   The University of Texas at El Paso September 2011 -
August 2014  
TX  
15 FP917286
Fellow
Agent-Based Modeling as a Tool for the Prevention of Early Childhood Diarrhea Mellor, Jonathan E   University of Virginia August 2011 -
July 2014  
VA  
16 FP917287
Fellow
Modeling the Long-Term Fate and Bioaccumulation of Mercury, PCB s, DDT s and PBDE s in an Enclosed Estuary Greenfield, Ben K   University of California - Berkeley, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
17 FP917288
Fellow
Neurodevelopmental Toxicity and Metabolism of the Flame Retardant, Tris (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) Phosphate Dishaw, Laura V   Duke University September 2011 -
August 2014  
NC  
18 FP917289
Fellow
Carriage of Livestock-Associated MRSA on North Carolina Swine Farms and Occurrence and Persistence in the Surrounding Environment Nadimpalli, Maya L   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 2011 -
July 2014  
NC  
19 FP917290
Fellow
Reducing Human Health Risks From Waterborne Diseases Drummond, Jennifer D   Northwestern University September 2011 -
August 2014  
IL  
20 FP917291
Fellow
Evaluating Sources of Chemical Pathways of Aerosol Production on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation and Navajo Nation Using Isotopic and Geochemical Analysis King, Michael Zane   Purdue University August 2011 -
July 2013  
IN  
21 FP917292
Fellow
Towards an Infinite-Range Vehicle: Roadway-Powered Electric Vehicles Fuller, Micah D   University of California - Davis September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
22 FP917293
Fellow
Navajo Nation’s Electrical Grid Modernization With Renewable Energy Sources Necefer, Len E   Arizona State University - Main Campus August 2011 -
July 2014  
AZ  
23 FP917294
Fellow
Application of a Holistic Process to Improve Community and Ecological Health by Reintroduction of Plains Bison to the Wind River Indian Reservation Baldes, Jason E   Montana State University August 2011 -
July 2013  
MT  
24 FP917295
Fellow
Objective Decision-Making Tools for Modeling the Fate of Complex Petroleum Products in the Environment McIlroy, John W   Michigan State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
MI  
25 FP917296
Fellow
Catalytic Arene Functionalization for Applications in Industrial Waste Reduction and Pollution Sequestration Thuy-Boun, Peter S   Scripps Research Institute August 2011 -
July 2014  
CA  
26 FP917297
Fellow
Landfill Disposal Reduction and Electricity Generation From the Use of Municipal Solid Waste in Waste-to-Energy Technologies Watson, Oneida A   Rice University September 2011 -
August 2014  
TX  
27 FP917298
Fellow
Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Transport and Transformations From Tile-Drained Agricultural Systems to Surface Waters Jelinski, Nicolas A   University of Minnesota September 2011 -
August 2014  
MN  
28 FP917299
Fellow
Statistical Post-Processing of the National Air Quality Forecast Capability to Optimize the Value and Layout of Ozone Monitors in the Washington-Baltimore Region Garner, Gregory G   Pennsylvania State University - Erie Behrend College August 2011 -
July 2014  
PA  
29 FP917300
Fellow
Degradation of Trace Organic Pollutants in Drinking Water Biologically Active Filters Zearley, Thomas L   University of Colorado at Boulder August 2011 -
July 2014  
CO  
30 FP917301
Fellow
Experimental Investigation of Radical Propagation Pathways in the OH-Initiated Oxidation of Isoprene Under NOx-Free Conditions Liljegren, Jennifer   Indiana University August 2011 -
July 2014  
IN  
31 FP917302
Fellow
Investigating the Impact of Snowpack Photodenitrification on Polar Atmospheric Chemistry Utilizing Results From a Snowpack Radiative Transfer Model in GEOS-Chem Zatko, Maria C   University of Washington September 2011 -
August 2014  
WA  
32 FP917303
Fellow
Development of Environmental Public Health Indicators for Organophosphorus Insecticide Mixture Exposure Zurlinden, Todd J   Colorado State University August 2011 -
July 2013  
CO  
33 FP917304
Fellow
The Osmotic Membrane Bioreactor for the Protection of Human Health and the Environment Bowden, Katie S   University of Southern California August 2011 -
July 2013  
CA  
34 FP917305
Fellow
The Effect of Genotypic Variation in Spartina alterniflora on the Ecosystem Services Provided by Coastal Marshes Bernik, Brittany Marie   Tulane University of Louisiana August 2011 -
July 2014  
LA  
35 FP917306
Fellow
Toxic Effects of Herbicides and Pesticides on Immunocompetence and Zoonotic Disease Dynamics in Wild Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) Hanselmann, Rhea   Oregon State University September 2010 -
August 2012  
OR  
36 FP917307
Fellow
Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Analysis of Nanoscale Metal Oxides Used in Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Shepard, Michele N   The State University of New York August 2011 -
July 2014  
NY  
37 FP917308
Fellow
Characterization of Incidental Carbonaceous Nanoparticles in Ambient Air and Combustion Exhaust Tiwari, Andrea J   Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University September 2011 -
August 2014  
VA  
38 FP917309
Fellow
The Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on Cascading Interspecific Interactions in a Mutualistic/Antagonistic Food Web Grinath, Joshua B   Florida State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
FL  
39 FP917310
Fellow
Potential for the Sea Ice Microbial Community to Bioremediate Crude Oil Bowman, Jeff S   University of Washington September 2011 -
September 2014  
WA  
40 FP917311
Fellow
A Cultural Ecology of Riparian Systems on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation: Understanding Stream Incision, Riparian Function and Indigenous Knowledge to Increase Best Management Plan Adoption Mehl, Heidi E   Kansas State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
KS  
41 FP917312
Fellow
A Comprehensive Modeling Approach for Predicting Nanoparticle Fate and Transport in Porous Media Under Varying Geochemical Conditions Becker, Matthew D   Tufts University September 2011 -
August 2014  
MA  
42 FP917313
Fellow
Sustainable Technologies for Fluoride Removal From Drinking Water for Rural Communities in Developing Regions Brunson, Laura R   University of Oklahoma September 2011 -
August 2014  
OK  
43 FP917314
Fellow
An Integrated Approach to Gauge the Effects of Global Climate Change on Headwater Stream Ecosystems Bury, Gwendolynn W   Oregon State University September 2011 -
August 2014  
OR  
44 FP917315
Fellow
Amines in Ambient Particle Formation and Growth Bzdek, Bryan R   University of Delaware September 2011 -
August 2014  
DE  
45 FP917316
Fellow
Managing Sunlight: Exploring Underrepresented Populations’ Perspectives on Geoengineering Carr, Wylie A   University of Montana September 2011 -
August 2014  
MT  
46 FP917317
Fellow
Ecological Consequences of Herbivore Adaptation to Toxic Cyanobacteria: Implications for the Control of Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms Chislock, Michael F   Auburn University Main Campus September 2011 -
August 2014  
AL  
47 FP917318
Fellow
Quantifying Local Benefits of Mangrove Plantation Shelterbelt in Coastal Bangladesh Chow, Jeffrey   Yale University September 2011 -
August 2014  
CT  
48 FP917319
Fellow
Ecosystem Services Provided by Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance (RSC ) Systems Cizek, Adrienne R   North Carolina State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
NC  
49 FP917320
Fellow
Examining High-Speed Rail and Aviation Systems Under Environmental Constraints Clewlow, Regina RL   Massachusetts Institute of Technology September 2011 -
August 2014  
MA  
50 FP917321
Fellow
Evaluating the Impact of High-Performance Buildings Using Advanced Life Cycle Methods Collinge, William O   University of Pittsburgh September 2011 -
August 2014  
PA  
51 FP917322
Fellow
Conductivity and Selenium–Laboratory Approaches to Understanding the Impacts of Chemical Stressors Released From Mountaintop Mining/Valley Fill on Aquatic Insects Conley, Justin M   North Carolina State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
NC  
52 FP917323
Fellow
Permaculture Gardens: Investigating Food Security and Alternative Agriculture Among Smallholder Farmers in Malawi Conrad, Abigail E   American University August 2011 -
July 2014  
DC  
53 FP917324
Fellow
Dual Sovereignties in the Golden Twilight: Law, Land and Environmental Politics in Ghana Coyle, Lauren N   University of Chicago September 2011 -
June 2015  
IL  
54 FP917325
Fellow
Laboratory Studies of Tropospheric Air Pollution: Mechanism of Isoprene Oxidation Dodson, Leah   California Institute of Technology September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
55 FP917326
Fellow
Expanded Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels: Mass Flows and Greenhouse Gas Emissions During Bioethanol Production From Switchgrass and Sweet Sorghum Emery, Isaac R   Purdue University August 2011 -
July 2014  
IN  
56 FP917327
Fellow
Natural Abundance Stable Isotope Methods Reveal History and Fate of Nitrogen Cycles at the Watershed Scale Enders, Sara K   University of California - Davis September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
57 FP917328
Fellow
The Effects of an Invasive Tropical Grass, Pennisetum purpureum, on Stream Nutrient Dynamics and Nitrogen Export Fraiola, Kauaoa   University of California - Berkeley, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab August 2011 -
July 2014  
CA  
58 FP917329
Fellow
Free to Breathe, Free to Teach: Indoor Air Quality in Schools and Respiratory Health of Teachers Gaetz, Kim A   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill September 2011 -
August 2014  
NC  
59 FP917330
Fellow
Porous Materials in Indoor Environments: Investigating Transport and Reaction Mechanisms of Pollutant Removal to Porous Indoor Surfaces Gall, Elliott T   The University of Texas at Austin August 2011 -
July 2014  
TX  
60 FP917331
Fellow
An Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Framework for Identifying Novel Modes of Action and Physiological Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in Shellfish Gavery, Mackenzie R   University of Washington September 2011 -
September 2014  
WA  
61 FP917332
Fellow
Targeting an Octopamine Receptor From the Southern Cattle Tick (Rhipicephalus microplus) for Targets of Biopesticides Gross, Aaron D   Iowa State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
IA  
62 FP917333
Fellow
Phosphorus Leaching in Riparian Floodplains: Preferential Flow and Scale Effects Heeren, Derek M   Northwestern Oklahoma State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
OK  
63 FP917334
Fellow
Non-Target Impacts of Herbicides on Endangered Butterflies Hicks, Tyler L   Washington State University August 2011 -
July 2014  
WA  
64 FP917335
Fellow
Are Male Bluegills (Lepomis macrochirus) Experiencing Altered Reproductive Output Due to Exposure to Chlorinated Hydrocarbons? Hillis, Jeffrey J   Southern Illinois University - Carbondale August 2011 -
July 2013  
IL  
65 FP917336
Fellow
Refined Ambient PM2.5 Exposure Surrogates That Account for Outdoor-to-Indoor Transport and Their Application in Epidemiology Studies Hodas, Natasha   Rutgers University - Camden September 2011 -
August 2014  
NJ  
66 FP917337
Fellow
Environmental Determinants of Heat-Related Risk Hondula, David M   University of Virginia September 2011 -
August 2014  
VA  
67 FP917338
Fellow
High Performance Membranes for Sustainable Production of Energy and Water Hoover, Laura A   Yale University September 2011 -
August 2014  
CT  
68 FP917339
Fellow
Investigating the Utility of Web-Based GIS in Water Quality Environmental Decision-Making Hoover, Joseph H   University of Denver September 2011 -
August 2014  
CO  
69 FP917340
Fellow
Elucidating Reaction Chemistry for the Treatment of Phenolic Compounds in Supercritical Water Huelsman, Chad M   University of Michigan September 2011 -
August 2014  
MI  
70 FP917341
Fellow
Assessing the Emissions Impacts of Demand Response Programs Due to Diesel Backup Generation in California Huffaker, Erich   University of California - Berkeley, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab September 2010 -
August 2013  
CA  
71 FP917342
Fellow
Integrated Infrastructure Flow Assessment of the United States’ Electricity Sector Under Climate Constraints Izard, Catherine F   Carnegie Mellon University August 2011 -
July 2014  
PA  
72 FP917343
Fellow
Decision Support for Mitigating Water Pollution and Enhancing Other Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Landscapes Keeler, Bonnie L   University of Minnesota September 2011 -
August 2014  
MN  
73 FP917344
Fellow
Ensuring Community Co-Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation Policies in California Kersten, Ellen E   University of California - Berkeley, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab August 2011 -
July 2014  
CA  
74 FP917345
Fellow
Effect of Exposure Measurement Error in Air Pollution Studies: Two Case Studies Kioumourtzoglou, Marianthi-Anna   Harvard University September 2011 -
August 2014  
MA  
75 FP917346
Fellow
Mining for Gold to Save the Environment? The Political Ecology of Global e-Waste Recycling Knapp, Freyja Liselle   University of California - Berkeley, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab August 2011 -
July 2014  
CA  
76 FP917347
Fellow
Using Stable Isotopes to Quantify Sources of Water and Characterize Nutrient Fluxes in an Ozark Cave Stream, Arkansas Knierim, Katherine J   University of Arkansas - Little Rock August 2011 -
July 2014  
AR  
77 FP917348
Fellow
Hyporheic Zone Exchange in Phreatic Karst Conduits With Contaminant Implications Koski, Katrina M   New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology August 2011 -
July 2014  
NM  
78 FP917349
Fellow
Modeling Personal Exposures to Ultrafine Particles and Effects on Cardiovascular Health Lane, Kevin J   Boston University September 2011 -
August 2014  
MA  
79 FP917350
Fellow
Evaluating the Stress Response of Wild Birds as a Bioindicator of Sub-Lethal Acute and Chronic Effects of Crude Oil Exposure Lattin, Christine R   Tufts University August 2011 -
July 2014  
MA  
80 FP917352
Fellow
Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Puget Sound Ecosystem: Temporal Patterns in Excretion of POPs and Associated Endocrine Disruption in Free-Ranging Killer Whales Lundin, Jessica I   University of Washington September 2011 -
August 2014  
WA  
81 FP917353
Fellow
Effects of Exotic Species and Nutrient Pollution on Native Aquatic Communities Meza-Lopez, Maria M   Rice University September 2011 -
August 2014  
TX  
82 FP917354
Fellow
Impacts of the Mountain Pine Beetle on Water Quantity and Quality in the Rocky Mountain West Mikkelson, Kristin M   Colorado School of Mines August 2011 -
July 2014  
CO  
83 FP917355
Fellow
Revaluing Rainforests: The Political Ecology of Neoliberal Conservation Miles, Wendy B   University of Hawaii at Manoa August 2011 -
July 2014  
HI  
84 FP917356
Fellow
Caenorhabditis elegans: A Novel Chronic Exposure Model to Evaluate Microcystins’ Interference With Neurodevelopment Moore, Caroline E   University of California - Davis September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
85 FP917357
Fellow
Governing Risk, Reuse and Reclamation: Water Pollution Control and New Water Resources in the Southwestern United States Ormerod, Kerri J   University of Arizona September 2011 -
August 2014  
AZ  
86 FP917358
Fellow
Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Water, Energy and Climate Relationships in a Decision-Making Context Perrone, Debra   Vanderbilt University August 2011 -
July 2014  
TN  
87 FP917359
Fellow
Contamination Risk Assessment for Hurricane Damaged Water Distribution Systems Piaskowy, Sara A   The Johns Hopkins University August 2012 -
July 2014  
MD  
88 FP917360
Fellow
Source-Specific Molecular Signatures for Light-Absorbing Carbonaceous Aerosols Priest, Amanda S   Old Dominion University August 2011 -
July 2014  
VA  
89 FP917361
Fellow
Phototrophic Biofuel Production From Agricultural Waste Prior, Maxine L   University of Idaho September 2011 -
August 2013  
ID  
90 FP917362
Fellow
Impact of Winter Climate Change on Soil, Canopy and Ecosystem Carbon Exchange in a Northern Deciduous Forest Reinmann, Andrew B   Boston University September 2011 -
August 2014  
MA  
91 FP917363
Fellow
Quantification and Modeling of Health Benefits and Reduced Caloric Expenditure as a Function of Improved Water Supply in Low-Income Countries Russel, Kory C   Stanford University September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
92 FP917364
Fellow
Expanding Industrial Ecology by Applying Community Ecology Principles and Developing Diversity Metrics for Sustainable Product Systems Ryen, Erinn G   Rochester Institute of Technology September 2011 -
August 2014  
NY  
93 FP917365
Fellow
Constraints on California and Arctic Methane Emissions Using a Regional Lagrangian Model and Aircraft-Based Measurements During the CalNex and HIPP O Campaigns Santoni, Gregory W   Harvard University August 2011 -
July 2014  
MA  
94 FP917366
Fellow
Revitalizing Watershed Management Through Karuk Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Sarna-Wojcicki, Daniel R   University of California - Berkeley September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
95 FP917367
Fellow
Epigenetic Markers of Exposure to Traffic and Pediatric Asthma Sebastian, Kelly J   University of Cincinnati September 2011 -
August 2014  
OH  
96 FP917368
Fellow
Effects of Nutrient Loading and Native Invaders on Structure and Function of Seagrass Ecosystems Stoner, Elizabeth W   Florida International University August 2011 -
July 2014  
FL  
97 FP917369
Fellow
Intra- and Interspecific Response of Tidal Wetland Plants to Increases in Salinity and Inundation as Predicted by Changes in Sea Level Sutter, Lori A   Virginia Institute of Marine Science August 2011 -
July 2014  
VA  
98 FP917370
Fellow
Development of Methods for Measuring Carbon Particles in Precipitation and Determination of Wet Removal Rates Torres-Negron, Alexander   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign August 2011 -
July 2014  
IL  
99 FP917371
Fellow
Nanoenhanced Phase Change Materials for Advanced Energy Storage Warzoha, Ronald J   Villanova University August 2011 -
July 2014  
PA  
100 FP917372
Fellow
Landscape Connectivity of Headwater Stream Systems as a Measure of the Cumulative Impacts of Stream Burial During Urbanization Weitzell, Roy E   University of Maryland - College Park August 2011 -
July 2014  
MD  
101 FP917373
Fellow
How Do Polar Bears Cope With Summer Conditions Altered by Climate Change? Whiteman, John P   University of Wyoming August 2011 -
July 2014  
WY  
102 FP917374
Fellow
Effects of Neonicotinyl Insecticides on Honey Bee and Bumblebee Fecundity and Survival Wu, Judy Y   Saint Marys University of Minnesota August 2011 -
July 2014  
MN  
103 FP917375
Fellow
Components of Riverbed Filtration Enhancement in Urban Stream Restoration Sites Robinson, Jesse D   The State University of New York September 2011 -
August 2013  
NY  
104 FP917376
Fellow
Development of Pepper Mild Mottle Virus as a Bioindicator of Fecal Pollution in Commercial Shellfish Beds Symonds, Erin M   University of South Florida August 2011 -
July 2014  
FL  
105 FP917377
Fellow
Trophic Roles and Ecological Functions Provided by a Multi-Species Assemblage of Freshwater Mussels Atkinson, Carla L   University of Oklahoma September 2011 -
August 2014  
OK  
106 FP917378
Fellow
Public Participation in the Environmental Remediation of Former Military Bases Ohayon, Jennifer L   University of California - Santa Cruz September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
107 FP917379
Fellow
Beyond the Technical: Innovative Approaches to Understanding Implementation of Waste-to-Energy in the United States Howell, Jordan P   Michigan State University August 2011 -
September 2014  
MI  
108 FP917380
Fellow
A Social-Ecological Study of Agricultural Water Management Levy, Morgan C   University of California - Berkeley, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Lab September 2011 -
August 2014  
CA  
109 FP917381
Fellow
Interdisciplinary Spatial Modeling to Foster Decision-Making in Marine Ecosystems Ribera, Marta M   Boston University September 2011 -
August 2014  
MA  



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