Laura Barnes, sustainability information curator/GLRPPR executive director, was awarded $137,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Pollution Prevention Information Network Proposal for the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR). This grant will provide funding for the regional information and networking group through September 2018.
Dan Marsch, environmental engineer, was awarded $240,908 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to continue the Illinois Conservation of Resources – Economy, Energy, and Environment (ICORE3) Program through September 2018.
Lance Schideman, research scientist, received $44,935 through a subaward from Helios-NRG (U.S. Department of Energy) for “Efficient Capture of CO2 from Fossil Fuel Power Plants using Algae and Conversion to Value Added Products.”
Lance Schideman also received a grant for $210, 831 from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago for a project “Development of Scalable Algal Wastewater Treatment Systems for Enhanced Nutrient Removal with Beneficial Reuse of Algal Biomass”.
Joy Scrogum, emerging technology research specialist, was awarded $10,000 in FY17 from the Student Sustainability Committee for the project titled “Illini Gadget Garage: Education through Electronic Product Life Extension.”
Michael Springman, environmental engineer, received $70,000 from the Illinois Department of Military Affairs for “Development of an Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan and Update of the 2010 Pollution Prevention Plan.”
B.K. Sharma, senior research engineer, was awarded $4,000 by the U of I BRIDGE program to support travel and research collaboration with the University of Birmingham, UK, through FY17.
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