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Oct 13, 2022

Lily Kile Enters the Final Round of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

STEPS Scholar Lily Kile is a finalist in the 8th Annual Three Minute Thesis contest. The final stage of the competition will be held on October 25, 2022. Let’s support…

Sep 28, 2022

Mumtahina Riza Wins 2022 SRA Advanced Materials and Technologies Specialty Group (AMTSG) Student Merit Award

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) has presented Mumtahina Riza the 2022 Advanced Materials & Technologies Specialty Group (AMTSG) Student Merit Award for her work on “Risk Screening of Phosphorus…

Sep 1, 2022

Yaroslava Yingling Named Distinguished Kobe Steel Professor

We are so pleased to announce that STEPS Theme 1 Co-Lead Dr. Yaroslava Yingling has been named a Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor by the Materials Science and Engineering Department of…

May 12, 2022

Kimia Karimi Awarded First Place in the 2022 Geospatial Water Technology Conference Paper Competition

Kimia Karimi was awarded first-place in the 2022 Geospatial Water Technology Conference Paper Competition for her research on phosphorus watershed modeling. Kimia is a PhD candidate in the Center for…

Apr 29, 2022

Jim Elser Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to our very own Jim Elser on his induction into the National Academy of Sciences!

Apr 1, 2022

Researcher Rebecca Muenich Honored With Early Career Award

 “It was such a privilege to be given this by the first female Dean of Engineering Kim Needy.” — Rebecca Muenich. Rebecca Muenich was presented with the Early Career Alumni…

Mar 23, 2022

Rebecca Muenich Receives Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award!

Rebecca Muenich, Assistant Professor in Arizona State’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, received a 2021 ASU Faculty Women’s Association Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award.

May 4, 2021

Natalie Nelson Receives NSF CAREER Award

Natalie Nelson, Assistant Professor in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at NC State, was recently awarded an NSF CAREER grant. Her research will focus on using sensor data to monitor water dynamics…

Mar 1, 2021

Natalie Nelson Named North Carolina State Faculty Scholar

NC State’s University Faculty Scholars Program recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders who demonstrate significant achievement. This year’s cohort includes STEPS’s Natalie Nelson. Dr. Nelson is an Assistant Professor of Data…

Feb 8, 2021

Ross Sozzani Named Director of Plant Improvement Platform for Plant Sciences Initiative

Ross Sozzani, associate professor in NC State’s Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, is known for her work in plant development and stem cell regulation, and her research interest is at…