The Popat Lab attended the South Carolina Environmental Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Sudeep presented on anaerobic biodegradation of lipid-rich waste
Mehul, Ao, Paige and Emily presented posters at the student poster competition. Mehul, Paige and Emily won the top awards in the competition.
In collaboration with Drs. Scott Husson (lead PI), David Ladner, Gary Amy, Nicole Berge (USC), Sean Norman (USC), Brannon Andersen (Furman), and Jessica Furrer (Benedict), the Popat Lab was selected to receive funding from South Carolina EPSCoR through the Stimulus Research Program to research anaerobic membrane bioreactors.
The Popat Lab was selected as a Palmetto Academy site by the South Carolina Space Grant Consortium for the summer of 2018. As part of the funding received, the lab will support two undergraduate students over the summer to research microbial fuel cells for space life support systems.
Negin Kananizadeh joins the Popat Lab as a postdoctoral research associate. Negin will work on the CU FELLOWS project on anaerobic membrane bioreactors, in collaboration with Drs. David Ladner, Scott Husson, and Gary Amy.