Earth & Environmental Sciences

Wright State professor Abinash Agrawal selected to serve on Ohio attorney general’s Scientific Advisory Council

Abinash Agrawal, a professor of earth and environmental sciences, is an expert in groundwater and soil remediation. Continue reading

Water power

Wright State professor Silvia Newell is a key player in a new state partnership on monitoring of wetlands

The Lake Erie and Aquatic Research Network will assess the effectiveness and future role of implemented and planned wetland restoration projects. Continue reading

Wright State alumni named Ohio Teacher of the Year finalists

Joy McKarns ’93 is an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Northmont Middle School, and Tom Jenkins ’97, ’99 teaches eighth-grade science and STEM at Greenon Junior/Senior High School. Continue reading

Wheel zeal

Wright State alum Kimiko Kidd picking up speed at an automotive magazine

She has degrees in environmental sciences and sociology from Wright State but works as an editor for an automotive magazine. Continue reading

Two Wright State grads play key role in international study of Arctic Ocean

The research was largely based on a scientific cruise from Alaska to the North Pole in 2015 that included Wright State alumna Alison Agather and Katlin Bowman. Continue reading

Wright State Ph.D. student Michele Miller says social reaction to Zika virus offers lessons about coronavirus

Michele Miller said the public needs to understand that scientists are still learning about coronavirus and that much is unknown. Continue reading

Shark sleuth

Wright State Ph.D. candidate Ryan Shell unearths fossils of prehistoric sharks from coast to coast

Ryan Shell, an earth and environmental sciences Ph.D. student, studies the biodiversity, biogeography and paleoecology of marine vertebrates during the early Permian Period. Continue reading

Wright State biologist Don Cipollini says research results on emerald ash borer may offer lessons on coronavirus

Cipollini says the coronavirus encounters a new habitat of humans lacking resistance, starts to infect people in a largely undetected fashion, spreads exponentially, peaks and then declines. Continue reading

Down to earth

Wright State grad student David Peterman has discovered fossils from California to the Carolinas

Ph.D. student David Peterman says fieldwork and travel has given him the skills to better understand the complexity of the world. Continue reading

College of Science and Mathematics’ Festival of Research to showcase talent

The Festival of Research will showcase Wright State student and faculty research and scholarship on Sept. 20 in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading