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Research

Dr. Leigh Anne Krometis working in field

We are dedicated to generating new tools and knowledge that will advance our understanding in biology and engineering.

Research Areas

  • Ecological Engineering
  • Hydrologic & Water Quality Modeling
  • Low Impact Development
  • Nonpoint Source Pollution
  • Public and Ecological Health Impacts
  • Stream & Wetland Restoration
  • Watershed Management
  • Bioenergy
  • Bionanotechnology
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Byproduct Management & Utilization
  • Enzyme Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Renewable Materials
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Systems Biology

Watch the videos below to tour our various laboratories and research spaces and hear from our faculty members as they describe their research,  what they’re finding, and why it’s important.

Watershed Science + Engineering

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Easton Laboratory

Zach Easton

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EcoEngineering Laboratory

Tess Thompson

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Extension Energy Program

John Ignosh

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Fluvial Processes Laboratory

Tess Thompson

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Precision Technologies for Agroforestry

Cully Hession

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Scott Laboratory

Durelle Scott

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Sediment Laboratory

Tess Thompson

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Stormwater Program

David Sample

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StREAM Lab - The Restoration

Cully Hession

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Watershed Assessment Laboratory

Brian Benham

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Water Systems Laboratory

Julie Shortridge

Bioprocessing and Biotechnology

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Bionanotechnology Laboratory

Mike Zhang

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Bioseparation Laboratory

Mike Zhang

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Bipolymers and Bioinspiration Laboratory

Juston Barone

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Byproduct Management Laboratory

Jactone Ogejo

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Food Safety Biosensors Laboratory

Juhong Chen

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Metabolic Engineering Laboratory

Ryan Senger

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Plant Synthetic Biology Laboratory

Clay Wright