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Virginia Tech biological systems engineering senior design project team presenting

Biopharmaceuticals

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    Ryan Senger , bio

    Associate Professor: Metabolic engineering, systems biology, synthetic biology

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    Wujin Sun , bio

    Assistant Professor: Cell and biomaterial engineering, drug delivery systems, tissue engineering, precision medicine

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    Clay Wright , bio

    Assistant Professor: Plant Synthetic Biology

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    Chenming (Mike) Zhang , bio

    Professor and Turner Faculty Fellow: Protein expression and purification; bio-nanoparticle mediated drug delivery; vaccine development

Biotechnology

Chemical Industry

Cooperative Extension

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    Brian Benham , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Watershed management, nonpoint source pollution assessment and control, household drinking water quality

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    John Ignosh , bio

    Advanced Specialist, Agricultural Byproduct Utilization: Agricultural byproduct utilization, renewable energy, energy efficiency, nutrient management, Extension programming, project analysis, and international development

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    Erin Ling , bio

    Water Quality Extension Associate: Private water supply testing and outreach, community watershed management, development of water quality education and outreach materials, social marketing and behavior change, program management

Ecological Engineering

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    Cully Hession, P.E. , bio

    Professor and Graduate Program Director: Stream channel structure and sediment dynamics, influence of human activities on streams, techniques for measuring and improving in-stream habitat, and development of technologies and strategies for successful stream restoration

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    Durelle Scott , bio

    Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Studies: Material fate and transport through streams and wetlands

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    Tess Wynn Thompson , bio

    Associate Professor: Ecological engineering; stream and wetlands restoration; urban stormwater management

Environmental Consulting

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    David Sample, P.E. , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Urban stormwater management, watershed modeling, and design of best management practices

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    Julie Shortridge , bio

    Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist: Water resources engineering and management; Climate change impacts and adaptation; Risk and decision analysis in water systems

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    Tess Wynn Thompson , bio

    Associate Professor: Ecological engineering; stream and wetlands restoration; urban stormwater management

Food Engineering

Government

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    Jonathan Czuba, P.E. , bio

    Assistant Professor: River and floodplain processes and restoration; sediment transport; ecohydraulics and ecomorphodynamics

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    David Sample, P.E. , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Urban stormwater management, watershed modeling, and design of best management practices

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    Durelle Scott , bio

    Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Studies: Material fate and transport through streams and wetlands

Hydrology

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    Jonathan Czuba, P.E. , bio

    Assistant Professor: River and floodplain processes and restoration; sediment transport; ecohydraulics and ecomorphodynamics

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    Zachary Easton , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Hydrology and water quality, best management practices, modeling

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    Venkat Sridhar, P.E. , bio

    Associate Professor: Earth systems modeling, climate impacts on hydrology and water resources, evapotranspiration, land-atmosphere interaction

International

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    John Ignosh , bio

    Advanced Specialist, Agricultural Byproduct Utilization: Agricultural byproduct utilization, renewable energy, energy efficiency, nutrient management, Extension programming, project analysis, and international development

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    Julie Shortridge , bio

    Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist: Water resources engineering and management; Climate change impacts and adaptation; Risk and decision analysis in water systems

Public/Environmental Health

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    Leigh-Anne Krometis , bio

    Associate Professor and Turner Faculty Fellow: Public health; waterborne disease; stormwater management

Stormwater Management

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    David Sample, P.E. , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Urban stormwater management, watershed modeling, and design of best management practices

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    Tess Wynn Thompson , bio

    Associate Professor: Ecological engineering; stream and wetlands restoration; urban stormwater management

Watershed Management

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    Zachary Easton , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Hydrology and water quality, best management practices, modeling

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    Cully Hession, P.E. , bio

    Professor and Graduate Program Director: Stream channel structure and sediment dynamics, influence of human activities on streams, techniques for measuring and improving in-stream habitat, and development of technologies and strategies for successful stream restoration

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    David Sample, P.E. , bio

    Professor and Extension Specialist: Urban stormwater management, watershed modeling, and design of best management practices

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    Durelle Scott , bio

    Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Studies: Material fate and transport through streams and wetlands

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    Tess Wynn Thompson , bio

    Associate Professor: Ecological engineering; stream and wetlands restoration; urban stormwater management

Contact

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    Durelle Scott , bio

    Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Studies: Material fate and transport through streams and wetlands

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    Priscilla Beth Baker , bio

    Undergraduate Academic Advisor: Course selection and degree focus, internships, co-ops, study abroad, career opportunities, and university support services