News

Project using fungus to remediate "forever chemicals" receives MnDrive Environment seed grant

BBE professor Jiwei Zhang and his team will receive a post-doctoral seed grant for their project on the development of a fungal platform to concurrently develop a bioremediation application for PFAS (forever chemicals).


Researchers develop tools for building better storm water management facilities

Professor John Nieber and his team's project has the potential to mitigate flawed storm water infiltration facilities by creating simple to use tools and better testing protocols.


Researchers look to wastewater treatment plants to recover dwindling phosphorus supplies

Faculty member, Dr. Bo Hu and a team from the University of Minnesota work to develop a more cost effective and efficient way of recovering phosphorus from farm water runoff. Read the full story in the Star Tribune


Alumni Spotlight - Kelsey Klucas

Kelsey Klucas graduated with a Bachelor of Corporate Environmental Management, now known as Corporate Sustainability Systems under Sustainable Systems Management, in 2013. She currently works for 3M in the Environmental, Health, and Safety Department and holds a Board of Directors position on the conservation board for the lake she grew up on.