Biological and Environmental Engineering
Past Ecohydrology Honors

2016

2016 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence
Sarah Nadeau
Defended PhD Dissertation
Lauren McPhillips
Boston Marathon
Sarah Nadeau (3:27:34)
A CALS 2015 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant
Allison Truhlar
1st place environmental engineering poster - BEE Research Symposium
Sheila Saia
New Jobs
Lauren McPhillips - Postdoc - Arizona State U.
Pete Marchetto - Faculty Position - U. of Minnesota
Armanda Roco - Postdoc - Oregon State U.
Chaozi Wang - Postdoc - UC Davis (w/ Helen Dahlke)
Completed Masters Degree!
Rachel Brooks
Christine Georgakakos
Selene Leung
Erin Menzies
Chelsea Morris
Will Pluer
Passed A-exam
Katy Hofmeister
Chelsea Morris
Allison Truhlar
NY Water Envir. Assoc. - NG Kaul Scholarship
Natalie Morse
EPA STAR Graduate Research Fellowship
Sheila Saia
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
honorable mention: Christine Georgakakos
honorable mention: James Knighton
honorable mention: Lisa Watkins
CBCC-IGERT Traineeship
Chelsea Morris
Intertribal Timber Council Research Grant
Grace BullTail
Graduate School
Shane Degaetano - NC State (MS/PhD)
David Gold - Cornell, CEE (PhD)
NEW TO OUR GROUP!
James Knighton (PhD)
Elizabeth Kreitinger (MS/PhD)
Selene Leung (MEng)
Sol Lisboa (MS)
Daniela Rosero (PhD)
Emily Vail (MS)
Lisa Watkins (MS/PhD)

2015

A CALS 2015 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant
Allison Truhlar
Engineering Learning Initiatives Undergraduate Research Grant
Abigail Brown
3rd place poster - Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium
Sheila Saia
New Jobs
Becky Marjerison: postdoc - Cornell Adapt-N program
Breann Leibermann: Water Resources Extension Position - Clemson University
Pete Marchetto: Faculty Position - Biosystems Engineering, U. Minnesota
Rosemary Yardley: Engineering Consultant - AMEC, Atlanta, GA
Brianne Smith (former undergraduate and Masters student) - Faculty Position - Brooklyn College
Defended PhD Dissertation
Pete Marchetto
Becky Marjerison
Chaozi Wang
Completed Masters Degree!
Rachel Brooks
Christine Georgakakos
Katy Hofmeister
Breann Leibermann
Chelsea Morris
Will Pluer
Dr. Ephrahim Garcia Excellence in Mentoring award
Sheila Saia (Nominated by Luyan Sun)
Passed A-exam
Pete Marchetto
Chaozi Wang
EPA STAR Graduate Research Fellowship
Sheila Saia
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Katy Hofmeister
honorable mention: Natalie Morse
CBCC-IGERT Traineeship
Elizabeth Kreitinger

2014

Hatch Undergraduate Research Grant!
Sarah Nadeau
New Jobs
Jo Archibald: Faculty Position - Seattle Unversity
Todd Anderson: Postdoc - Mt. Holyoke (w/ Kate Ballentine)
Asha Sharma: Postdoc - Cornell Tata Program
Defended PhD Dissertation
Josephine Archibald
Asha Sharma
Completed Masters Degree!
Paul Herendeen
Rosemary Yardley
Passed A-exam
Lauren McPhillips
Sheila Saia
2013-14 Water Advocate Award
Breann Lieberman
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Erin Menzies
honorable mention: Michelle DiBenedetto
CBCC-IGERT Traineeship
Natalie Bouchard
NY Water Envir. Assoc. - NG Kaul Scholarship
Breann Liebermann
Einaudi Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
Erin Menzies
CALS Academic Excellence Award - Environmental Engineering
Margaret Fleming
Graduate School
Breann Liebermann - Cornell (MEng)
Christine Georgakakos - Cornell (MEng)
Rachel Brooks - Cornell (MEng)
Margaret Fleming - Johns Hopkins (PhD)
Paul Herendeen - Colorado State Univ. (PhD)
In the News
Phosphorus Articles: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Sheila Saia
Lauren McPhillips, Janet Barclay, and Armanda Roco
Cornell Graduate School Travel Grant
Asha Sharma


2013

Completed Doctoral Degree!
Todd Anderson
Brian Buchanan
Completed Masters Degree!
Janet Barclay
Lauren McPhillips
Chaozi Wang
Transferred into Biological Engineering
Selene Leung
NY Water Envir. Assoc. - NG Kaul Scholarship
Lauren McPhillips
BEE Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant
Asha Sharma
Boston Marathon, 3:00:32
Anne Elise Creamer
Josephine Archibald (1:39:02)
CALS Alumni Association
Richard A. Church ’64 Senior Service Award

Anne Elise Creamer
CALS Land Grant Graduate Fellowship
Poster Award
ACSF Interdisciplinary Climate Change Forum

Janet Barclay
NSF graduate research fellowships
Rachel Perlman
Honorable Metnion: Will Pluer, Katy Hofmeister
1st-place: National IBE Conference
and 3rd-place: BioExpo Research Symposium
Cornell ELI Undergrad. Research Grant
Christine Georgakakos (summer)
Breann Liebermann (summer)
Caitlin McKinley (summer)
Margaret Fleming (spring)
Rawlings Presidential Research Scholarship
Erik Rasmussen
Accepted to Graduate Programs
Rachel Perlman - Yale
Andrea Fortman - SUNY ESF with Ted Endreny
Anne Elise Creamer - U. Florida
New Jobs
Todd Anderson - Post-Doc at U. Idaho


2012

3rd place (women 30-34) 10th Annual Cayuga Lake Triathlon
Josephine Archibald
Rawlings Presidential Research Scholarship
Erik Rasmussen
NSF graduate student fellowships
Angela Rigden
Honorable Mention: Janet Barclay
Merrill Presidential Scholarship
Rachel Pearlman
Cornell ELI Undergrad. Research Grant
Rachel Whiteheart
Accepted to Graduate Programs
Kyle Delwiche - MIT
Angela Rigden - Boston Univ. with Guido Salvucci

Lauren Hodge (High School Researcher)
Dallastown Science Fair
1st place, Res. Grand Champion, Most Inventive
County Fair
1st place
American Chemical Society
1st place
PA Jr. Science & Humanities Symposium
2nd place Environmental category
Am. Museum of Natural History (NY)
Young Naturalist Award

2011

2nd place NABEC Grad. Student Poster
Becky Marjerison
NSF graduate student fellowships
Kyle Delwiche, Lauren McPhillips, and Allison Truhlar
Honoralbe Mention: Sheila Saia
Gates-Cambridge Fellowship
Allison Truhlar
Goldwater Scholarship
Rachel Pearlman
Cornell ELI Undergrad. Research Grant
Angela Rigden and Anne Elise Creamer
New Jobs
Steve Shaw - Assistant Professor, SUNY ESF
Gemma Kite - Project Officer, Sierra Leone InterAide
Accepted to Graduate Programs
Allison Truhlar - Penn State with Mike Gooseff
Patrick Nadeau - Princeton with Kelly Caylor

I didn't think to keep track of these things prior to 2011.