Sponsored Research Symposiums

ISTC hosted a one-day symposium in 2009 and 2010 to showcase a number of the ongoing or recently completed projects funded through our Sponsored Research Program. They spaned several of our areas of interest in industrial technology and pollution prevention, and environmental monitoring, assessment, and remediation.

2010 Symposium

September 29, 2010

2010 Presentations

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Optimized Antioxidants for Biodiesel
  • Presented By: Richard Larson - UIUC
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  • Download the research report for this project: TR-046 (PDF)
Topsoil Modification during Suburbanization: Impact on Demand for Municipal Water
  • Presented By: Robert Darmody - UIUC
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Monitoring Stormwater Best Management Practices & Development of an Inventory of Rain Gardens/Porous Pavement in the Chicago Region
  • Presented By: William Eyring - Center for Neighborhood Technology, Chicago
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  • Download the research report for this project: TR-048 (PDF)
Total and Methyl Mercury Export from Denitrifying Bioreactors in Tile-Drained Fields of Central Illinois
  • Presented By: Robert Hudson - UIUC
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Ecotoxicology of Antimicrobial PPCPs in IL Rivers and Streams
  • Presented By: John Kelly - Loyola Univ., Chicago
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  • Download the journal article for this project (DOI: 10.1021/es401919k)
The Feline Thyroid Gland: A Model for Endocrine Disruption by PBDEs
  • Presented By: Donna Mensching - ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, Champaign
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  • Download the research report for this project: RR-115 (PDF)

2009 Symposium

September 9, 2009

2009 Presentations

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Metalworking Fluid Research
  • Presented By: Shiv Kapoor (UIUC)
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  • Download the research report for this project: RR-111 (PDF)
Expanded Chemical Management System Pilot Projects
  • Presented By: Tom Bierma (ISU)
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  • Download the research report for this project: TR-050 (PDF)
Endotoxin Biosensors and Biosensor Work on Metals
  • Presented By: Yi Lu (UIUC)
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  • Download the research report for this project: RR-114 (PDF)
PBDE Fate in Wastewater Digesters
  • Presented By: Karl Rockne (UIC)
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  • Download the journal article for this project (DOI: 10.1021/es052508d)
IL River Complex Sediment-Associated Toxicity
  • Presented By: Mike Lydy (SIUC)
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  • Download the research report for this project: RR-121 (PDF)
Mercury Concentrations in Wetlands associated with Coal-fired Power Plants
  • Presented By: Dick Halbrook (SIUC)
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Risks to Insectivorous Birds in the Calumet Region from Transfer of Contaminants from Sediments to Emerging Aquatic Insects
  • Presented By: Dave Soucek (UIUC)
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  • Download the research report for this project: RR-122 (PDF)
Correlations of Agrochemical Residues in Drinking Water and Birth Defects in Illinois
  • Presented By: Manoj Mohanty (SIUC)
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