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Nature paper
December 2015

Our research investigating the use of a new porous cyclodextrin polymer to sequester organic micropollutants was published online in Nature! The work was performed in collaboration with Prof. Will Dichtel and colleagues. We are very excited about this work and our ongoing characterization and development of this material.

Student updates
July 2015

We had a very busy summer. Mian successfully defended her M.S. thesis and Amy passed her Q Exam. We celebrated with an apéro. Congratulations to both and well done!

AEESP Conference
6/13/15

The 2015 AEESP Conference was held at Yale University this year.  It was great to see current and former colleagues from Carnegie Mellon and Eawag!

New Student
4/13/15

Yuhan Ling has joined the research group. Yuhan is pursuing an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  Welcome Yuhan!

ES&T Paper Award
4/7/15

Our recent manuscript led by our partners at Eawag was selected by the Editors of Environmental Science & Technology as the Second Runner-Up for Best Paper of 2014 in the category of Science! Read the announcement here.

CEE Graduate Student Symposium
3/20/15

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering held their 7th annual graduate student symposium today. CEE graduate students presented their research in oral and poster sessions. Group member Amy Pochodylo shared first prize in the poster competition. Congratualtions Amy! 

Copenhagen Trip
11/04/14

Prof. Helbling traveled to Copenhagen to participate in the open end-users meeting for the EU funded project BIOTREAT: Biotreatment of Drinking Water Resources Polluted by Pesticides, Pharmaceuticals, and other Micropollutants.  Meetings were held at Eigtveds Pakhus and the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland. Spending time in Denmark was great; flying over Greenland on the flight back to Ithaca was amazing.

New Paper Out
9/15/2014

The October issue of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology is out today.  There you can find an article where we report on the metabolic profiling of a novel carbofuran-mineralizing bacterium.   This work was led by our collaborators at KU Leuven, Belgium.  Prof. Helbling was involved in the project during his postdoc.

New Website
9/3/2014

Today marks the launch of our research group website.  The site is under construction, but we hope to be up and running soon.

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