2022-2023

Syed Ovais AftabSyed Ovais Aftab (He/Him)

Development of Climate Resilient Crops for Better Adaptability to Environmental Stresses

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Om Parkash Dhankher

 

Cam Anderson (They/Them)

Soil Carbon Cycling In Dynamic Floodplain Ecosystems

Environmental Conservation, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Marco Keiluweit

 

Lucas CasaburiLucas Casaburi (He/Him)

Role of Arsenate Reductases in Arsenic Detoxification and Accumulation in Rice

Plant & Soil Sciences, MS

Advisor: Dr. Om Parkash Dhankher

 

Jasper CowleyJasper Cowley (He/Him)

Ecological Methods of Weed Control

Plant & Soil Sciences, MS

Advisor: Dr. Masoud Hashemi

 

Ian Eggleston

Detection Of Microplastics In Aquatic Environments

Plant & Soil Sciences, MS

Advisor: Dr. Baoshan Xing

 

Shang Gao

Shang Gao

The Promotion of Copper-Oxide Nanoparticles On Vegetables

Environmental Conservation, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Baoshan Xing

 

Mariela GarciaMariela Garcia Arredondo (She/Her/Ella)

Assessing the Double-Edge Sword Effect of Plant Roots on Soil C Storage Efforts

Environmental Conservation, MS/PhD

Advisor: Dr. Marco Keiluweit

 

Ajay Pratap Giri (He/Him)

Evaluation of Biocidal Efficacy of the Dilute Essential Oil in Water Emulsion Adjuvants

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisors: Dr. Jaime Piñero and Dr. Baoshan Xing

 

Heriberto "Beto" Godoy HernandezHeriberto "Beto" Godoy Hernandez (He/Him/Él)

Evaluating Latinx Consumers' Preferences and Willingness to Pay for Locally Grown Ethnic Produce

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisors: Dr. Jaime Piñero and Dr. Frank Mangan

 

Gabriella GriffenGabriella Griffen (She/Her)

N Acquisition and Movement in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

Plant Biology, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Rachel Hestrin

 

Jo Kiunga

Role of Arsenate Reductases in Arsenic Detoxification and Accumulation in Plants

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Om Prakash Dhankher

 

Anahita Khosravi

Hydrochar As Organic Soil Amendments And Microplastics

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisors: Dr. Baoshan Xing and Dr. Masoud Hashemi

 

Aoze Li

Microplastics Impacts On N-Cycle In The Soil

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Baoshan Xing

 

Jefferson Lu

Effect Of Priming Compounds On Creeping Bentgrass

Plant Biology, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Michelle DaCosta

 

Corey Palmer

Variations in Soil Legacy Effects After Northeastern Disturbance Events

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Ashley Keiser

 

Prabina Regmi

Integrated Pest Management In Apples

Plant & Soil Sciences, MS

Advisor: Dr. Jaime Piñero

 

Dorna Saadat

Integrated Pest Management And Sustainability

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Stephen Herbert

 

Susan Scheufele

Insect-Vectored Plant Pathogens Of Vegetable Cropsplant Pathogens Of Vegetable Crops

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisors: Dr. Jaime Piñero and Dr. Robert Wick

 

Sudhir Sharma

Sulfur Nanoparticles Impact On Various Aspects Of Plant Growth

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Om Parkash Dhankher

 

Xiaojing Shi

The Mechanism Of Drug Resistance In Dollar Spot Fungi

Plant Biology, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Geunhwa Jung

 

Arthur SillerArthur Siller (They/Them)

Extending the Grazing Season with Creative Forage Systems

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Masoud Hashemi

 

Gurpal Singh

Glutathione Degradation Pathway Genes And Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Om Parkash Dhankher

 

Jordan SmithJordan Smith (She/Her)

Nanoscale Sulfur as a Novel Fertilizer for Promoting Wheat Growth and Yield

Plant & Soil Sciences, MS

Advisor: Dr. Om Parkash Dhankher

 

Alexandra Smychkovich

Integrating Cover Crop And Mycorrhizae In Garlic Production

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Masoud Hashemi

 

Jimmy Tran (He/Him)

Tracking Microplastics in Drinking Water from Treatment Plants to Homes

Plant & Soil Sciences, MS

Advisor: Dr. Baoshan Xing

 

Rachel Cancel VazquezRaydaliz "Ray" Cancel Vázquez (She/Her)

Soil Ecology

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Ashley Keiser

 

Sicheng Xiong

Nanoparticles Interaction With Organic Matter In Aquatic Environments

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Baoshan Xing

 

Xiupei Zhou

The Interacting Mechanism of Soil Organic Matter and Organic Contaminants

Plant & Soil Sciences, PhD

Advisor: Dr. Baoshan Xing