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AGU Hydrology Days Student Showcase

Congratulations to Jacob VanderRoest who took 1st place for his excellent talk at the AGU Hydrology Days! 1st Place ($500): Jacob VanderRoest, CSU Chemistry Dept. (Ph.D. student), Utilizing Ultrahigh Resolution Mass Spectrometry to Elucidate the Composition of Dissolved Organic Matter in Fire-Affected Headwaters 2nd Place ($250): Dixie Poteet, CSU Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S. student), Semi-Arid Rangeland to New Houses:…Read More

Borch Lab’s recent publication in Nature’s Communication Earth & Environment

Borch lab members added a new publication into Nature's Communications Earth & Environment, titled "Microbial iron cycling during palsa hillslope collapse promotes greenhouse gas emissions before complete permafrost thaw." Along with the publication, Monique Patzner, wrote an article of behind the paper, detailing the work that went into the research on how microbes trigger greenhouse…Read More

Holly Roth’s featured article on ‘Forest recovery in the age of megafires – how can we predict if forests grow back?’

Holly Roth had a guest post in the Human Nature blog at Colorado State University's School of Global Environmental Sustainability. Roth is a 2021-2022 Sustainability Leadership Fellow, and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University. Check out Roth's article titled, "Forest recovery in the age of megafires - how can we…Read More

Borch group collaborates to help provide a roadmap for the DOE regarding the beneficial reuse of wastewater for agriculture

Dr. Borch and his group members Dr. Robert Young and PhD student Sean Stokes collaborated with CSU’s engineering department and the University of Cincinnati to write a technology roadmap to promote research focusing on the use of non-traditional water sources for agricultural irrigation through the Department of Energy’s National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI). The NAWI project is…

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International Conference on Emerging Contaminants

As one of the conference organizers, Thomas Borch is excited to invite you to EMCON: International Conference on Emerging Contaminants, to be held virtually on September 13-14, 2021. EMCON 2021 will cover all aspects of emerging contaminant research while emphasizing research on microplastics, biomolecules, roadway runoff, transformation products, ecotoxicology, advanced mass spectrometry and other new analytical techniques, and new emerging contaminants…

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New review paper on sensors for PFAS detection

Check out our new paper, just published in Chemical Engineering Journal, In it, we discuss the current state of sensors available for PFAS detection and their sensing mechanisms. Congratulations to group member Ruth Menger for leading this effort!    

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Thomas Borch named 2021 Nutrien Distinguished Scholars of Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Thomas Borch from Soil and Crop Sciences and Dr. Dawn Thilmany from Agricultural and Resource Economics were named the 2021 Nutrien Distinguished Scholars of Agricultural Sciences on Feb 24th.  Nutrien Scholars embody the College of Agricultural Sciences’ mission, through excelling in their commitment to excellence in teaching, research, engagement, and demonstrating a significant impact…

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