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June 2017

Bernard Bahaya presented on our research collaboration with Branko Kerkez at the University of Michigan funded by the Great Lakes Protection Fund at the 2017 AEESP Conference June 20-22 in Ann Arbor Michigan.

We presented our collaborative stormwater work from the past several years in the City of Toledo with Katie Rousseau from American Rivers and Tashya Allen from NOAA at the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Green Infrastructure Conference in Detroit on June 1st.

May 2017

We presented our research projects funded by the Ohio Sea Grant and USEPA Urban Waters at the Ohio Stormwater Association Annual Conference May 10-12 at Kalahari Resorts.

Ms. Bahareh Ertezaei successfully defended her MS thesis.

UT students traveled to Barcelona Spain to collaborate with students from University of Utah and several researchers from Autonomous University in Barcelona (UAB).

April 2017

Our feature paper published in Environmental Science and Technology was selected BEST FEATURE of 2016.

Kerkez, B., Gruden, C., Lewis, M., Montestruque, L., Quigley, M., Wong, B., Bedig, A., Kertesz, R., Cadwalader, A., Poresky, A. May 2016. “Smarter Stormwater Systems” Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05870.

March 2017

bahareh photo (1)MS Student Bahareh Ertezaei received two awards for her poster presentation at the Midwest Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, March 25th at the University of Toledo. She took 2nd place in the overall poster presentation.  In addition, she received recognition from the Lake Erie Center for Excellence in Environmental Research.

January 2017

We are collaborating on an NSF-funded project with Dr. Defne Apul at the University of Toledo, Dr. Steven Burian from University of Utah and several researchers from Autonomous University in Barcelona (UAB).  The international collaboration is focused on Urban Agriculture.  Check out our project website.

For additional information, contact details and a link to Dr. Gruden’s cv are located on the About page.