Environmental Sciences, Ph.D.

Student investigations spotlighted at College of Science and Mathematics’ Festival of Research

The Festival of Research featured podium talks by student researchers and a poster session. Continue reading

Shell splash

New research by Lake Campus faculty member Chuck Ciampaglio published by prestigious international journal

Chuck Ciampaglio, professor of Earth and environmental science, and alumnus David Peterman discovered how an extinct animal moved through water. Continue reading

‘Forever chemicals’ expert Marta Venier to speak at Wright State’s virtual Carmichael Lecture April 19

The lecture will feature Marta Venier, an environmental chemist and assistant professor at the Paul O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Continue reading

More than 1,300 students to graduate at Wright State’s virtual fall commencement

Wright State will broadcast the virtual fall commencement ceremony on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube beginning at 10 am on Saturday, Dec. 12. Continue reading

Water research by physics professor Allen Hunt published by Geological Society of America

Allen Hunt’s research is important when developing strategies to optimize the use of water in food and energy production. 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