Six engineering researchers receive 2021 grants from Nebraska Environmental Trust
Six projects from the College of Engineering have received 2021 grants from The Nebraska Environmental Trust. NET has awarded 23 grants totaling more than $2.1 million to University of Nebraska–Lincoln projects.
The grants were awarded by the NET board last month, part of 113 projects receiving more than $18.35 million.
The following are Nebraska Engineering projects and principal investigators that received 2021 awards:
- Assessment of greenhouse gas sequestration resources in Districts 5, 6 and 7 to improve carbon management opportunities in Nebraska, Seunghee Kim, assistant professor of civil engineering, $196,467.
- Flaming alfalfa to preserve soil health and prevent surface and ground water degradation, George Gogos, professor of mechanical and materials engineering, $141,143.
- Surface water nutrient removal in eutrophic ponds using floating treatment wetlands, Tiffany Messer, adjunct assistant professor, School of Natural Resources and biological systems engineering, $111,797.
- Improving soil health using heat‐treated manure, Xu Li, professor of civil and environmental engineering, $90,314.
- Water use and soil‐water storage effect of individual and mixed cover species’ impacts on soil quality, Suat Irmak, Harold W. Eberhard Distinguished Professor of biological systems engineering, $87,884.
- Transforming manure and cedar mulch from “waste” to “worth” – Part II, Amy Schmidt, associate professor of biological systems engineering, $81,949.
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