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UMBC community members gathered for the annual UMBC Alumni Awards earlier this month. The moving and memorable ceremony reflected the rich community that is UMBC and honored the tremendous achievements of eight exceptional awardees.
Lee Blaney, UMBC associate professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering, received a phase one grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) program to investigate the ability of his Nutrient Extraction and Recovery Device (NERD) technology to recover nutrients from human urine.
After conducting a listening session, UMBC outlines their approach to the issue: a collaborative approach to produce long-term results.
Can Ataca, UMBC physicist, and Brenda Rubenstein, Brown University physical chemist, have been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation grant to continue research into 2D materials, such as single-atom-thick sheets.