2020 Environmental Research Expo

Hosted by Purdue's Center for the Environment

October 12-16, 2020

This year, the Center for the Environment's annual fall environmental research expo looks a little different. However, we're still excited to showcase some of the great environmental research taking place here at Purdue and by Purdue students and faculty around the world!

Please see below for the participants of this year's expo, their research posters, abstracts, and presentation videos:

Arequipa Nexus Institute

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Alex Ccanccapa Dr. Chad Jafvert Seasonal Heavy Metal Concentrations in Streams in the Arequipa Region  Link
Wonse Jo Dr. Byung-Cheol Min Development of Reversible USV platform for Bathymetric Survey in Various Water Resources Link
Georgia Scalfano Dr. Laura Bowling Comparison of water quality indices in Arequipa, Peru Link

Water Challenges

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Rasul Diop

Dr. Chad Jafvert

Dr. Andrew Whelton

Improving Blast Furnace Slag Analysis Methods to Identify High Leaching Behavior Criterion for Roadway Construction Link

Chemical Exposures

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Janiel Ahkin Chin-Tai Dr. Jennifer Freeman Atrazine exposure produces same major metabolites as mammals along with adverse developmental effects Link
Tyler Bobo Dr. Jae Hong Park Assessment of exposure to respirable particles in MIG welding fumes Link Link
Hyunjin Kim Dr. Aaron Bowman Does Alzheimer Speak Manganese? - A Study on Manganese and its Impact on Glutamate Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease Link
Ola Wasel Dr. Jennifer Freeman Developmental Toxicity of Perfluoroalkyl Substances Using Zebrafish Model System Link Link

Building Sustainable Communities

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Mythra Balakuntala Dr. Richard Voyles Robots for COVID-19 Pandemics: Protecting Essential Workers in Different Phases Link
Samuel Park Dr. David Yu The effect of social network structure between provider and user of critical infrastructure on the community disaster recovery: Experimental evidence Link
Peyman Yousefi Dr. David Yu A Behavioral Study on Social Feedbacks to Address Deterioration in Public Water Services Link

Environmental & Ecological Sensing

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Arunashish Datta Dr. Shreyas Sen Animal Wireless Body Area Networking Link
Li Lao Dr. Jae Hong Park Size-selective Bioaerosol Sampler  Combined with an Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Bioluminescence Assay
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David Savage Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Chorus4Nature: A Novel Data Management System for Acoustic Monitoring Link Link

Cyber-Animal Systems

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Dr. Richard Voyles Cyber-Animal Systems Research Cluster Link
Dr. Richard Voyles Visible Rumen Link
Huiwen Bai Dr. Robert Nawrocki Cyber-Animal Systems: Histamine Sensor Link
Arunashish Datta Dr. Shreyas Sen Animal Wireless Body Area Networking Link
Yubing Han Dr. Richard Voyles Crawler Robots for Data Collection in Precision Agriculture
Hari Krishnan Dr. Richard Voyles Robotic Disinfection of Lower Level Isolation Facility Suites - COVID 19 Link

Global Soundscapes

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Purdue's Center for Global Soundscapes Link Link
Dr. Bryan Pijanowski NSF CNH2-L: Using Sound to Advance Conceptual Frameworks of Resilience of Integrated Grassland-Pastoralist Systems Link Link
Kristen Bellisario Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Grassland Acoustic Community Affected by Civil War Reenactment Link
Kristen Bellisario Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Data Mining for Soundscape Content Using a Multi-label kNN Approach Link
Kristen Bellisario Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Computation Acoustics in Soundscape Ecology (C.A.S.E.) Link
Kristen Bellisario Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Musicological Indices for Soundscape Ecological Analysis Link
Kristen Bellisario Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Acoustic sensor technologies for real time monitoring of mosquito populations through heat maps in India Link Link
Ben Gottesman Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Soundscape monitoring in a tropical freshwater habitat Link
Francisco Rivas Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Acoustic Signatures of Habitat Types in the Miombo Woodlands of Western Tanzania Link
David Savage Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Acoustic Monitoring Program for COVID-19 Quarantine Impacts: Silent Cities Link Link

Biodiversity

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Dr. Jeff Holland Measuring resilience of forest beetle communities Link
Dr. Mo Zhou Discounting the future: a dual-rate scheme for natural resources Link Link
Akane Abbasi Dr. Jingjing Liang Dynamics and Classification of Forest Tree Species Composition in North America Link Link
Xueting Dou Dr. Jonathon Day Human-wildlife interactions for tourism: a systematic review Link Link
David Savage Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Global Biodiversity Threats Require New Solutions Link Link

 Undergraduate Research

Name Faculty Mentor Poster Abstract Video
Aditya Kotapalli Dr. Jennifer Freeman Neurotoxicity of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Examination of four recent studies in humans and animals Link
Anusha Kotapalli Dr. Jennifer Freeman Toxicity of Lead and Atrazine Mixture Using the Larval Zebrafish Model System Link Link
Kaushal Prasad Dr. Jae Hong Park Characterization of Iron and Manganese Nanoparticles in the Spark Discharge System to Simulate Welding Fumes Link Link
Liam Quass Dr. Bryan Pijanowski Using Convolutional Neural Networks to Identify Sounds Sources in Audio Recordings for Biodiversity Research Link
Georgia Scalfano Dr. Laura Bowling Comparison of water quality indices in Arequipa, Peru Link
Julia Schneider Dr. Dharmendra Saraswat NAPRA+: Development of an Updated Version of the National Agricultural Pesticide Risk Analysis(NAPRA) WWW system Using Open Source Tools Link
Frank Yanko Dr. Aaron Bowman Assessing the Influence of Acute Manganese Exposure on Subcellular Manganese Distribution Link
 


Please contact Robby Teas at rteas@purdue.edu with any questions.