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Sponsored Research Projects

Project

PI/Co-PI

Sponsor

2019 International Conference on Cleaner Production and Sustainability 

Mingzhou Jin, Co-PI Andrew Muhammad

US National Science Foundation

Appalachian Community Technical Assistance and Training (ACTAT) Program

Thanos Papanicolaou, Co-PIs Timothy Ganagware, Christopher Wilson

West Virginia University (WVU)

Appalachian Leadership Institute

Timothy Ezzell, Co-PIs Katie Cahill, Catherine Wilt

US - Appalachian Regional Commission

Data Analytics Support for Integrated Earth Model

Yaoping Wang, Co-PI Mingzhou Jin

DOE-ORNL-UT-Battelle-ORNL

FY 2016 Water Resources Research Institute Program 
(See following table for project details.)

Timothy R Gangaware, Co-PIs Joshua Fu, Jon Hathaway, Anna Szynkiewicz, Thanos Papanicolaou, Christopher Wilson

DOI - US Geological Survey

FY 2017 Water Resources Research Institute Program 
(See following table for project details.)

Timothy R Gangaware, Co-PIs Thanos Papanicaolou, John Schwartz, Jon Hathaway, Christopher Wilson, Achilleas Tsakiris

DOI - US Geological Survey

FY 2018 Water Resources Research Institute Program
(See following table for project details.)

Thanos Papanicolaou, Co-PIs Timothy Gangaware, John Schwartz

DOI - US Geological Survey

FY 2019 Water Resources Research Act Program
(See following table for project details.)

John Schwartz, Timothy Gangaware, John Buchanan, Maryam Salehi, De’Etra Young, Jon Hathaway, Larry McKay

DOI - US Geological Survey

Increasing Economic and Entrepreneurial Opportunities by Promoting Outdoor Recreation Among Underrepresented Visitor Groups

Timothy Ezzell

East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

Industrial Landfill Waste Management (Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse) Technology Assessment

Mingzhou Jin, Andrew Muhammad, Yaoping Wang

DOE-ORNL-UT-Battelle-ORNL

INFEWS: U.S.-China: Coupled FEWS Modeling for Sustainability of the Global Crop Supply Chain with a Focus on China - US Interactions

Mingzhou Jin

US National Science Foundation

Microgrid Optimization

James Ostrowski

DOE-ORNL-UT-Battelle-ORNL

Policy Study on the Adoption of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Mingzhou Jin

DOE-ORNL-UT-Battelle-ORNL

Southern Appalachian Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Units, Characterizing Water and Soil Chemistry from the Chimney Tops 2 Fire

John Schwartz, Co-PI Qiang He

DOI - National Park Service - Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Stormwater Infrastructure Inventory and Mapping for the Town of Farragut - Phase II

Thanos Papanicolaou, Co-PIs Christopher Wilson, Timothy Gangaware

Town of Farragut

Trends and Strategies for Tourism in Appalachia

Timothy Ezzell, Co-PIs Jui-Chi Chen, Catherine Wilt

US - Appalachian Regional Commission

Vital Signs Water Quality Monitoring

John Schwartz

DOI - National Park Service - Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Worker Training at DOE facilities FY 2018

Sheila Webster

National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education

Worker Training at DOE facilities FY 2019

Sheila Webster

National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education

 

 

 

US Geological Survey Active Projects

Project

PI

Co-PIs

FY 2016 Water Resources Research Institute Program 
Timothy Gangaware
Joshua Fu, Jon Hathaway, Anna Szynkiewicz, Thanos Papanicolaou, Christopher Wilson

Using UV/Peroxyacetic Acid to Remove Pharmaceuticals from Reclaimed Wastewater

John Buchanan

 

Investigating Changes of River Course of the Tennessee River and the Impact from Regional Climate Change

Joshua Fu

Xinyi Dong

Measuring Water Table Fluctuations Under Different Irrigation Regimes in Western Tennessee Agroecosystems        

Jon Hathaway

Christopher Wilson, Shawn Hawkins

Urban Stream Restoration Planning Towards Cost-Effective Mitigation of the Effects of Hydromodification

John Schwartz

Robert Wockman

Development of a Robust Model for Cross-Scale Predictions of Flow and Sediment Transport

Thanos Papanicolaou

Benjamin Abban

Environmental Impacts of Coal Ash Spill on Nutrient Cycling and Surface Water Quality in Eastern Tennessee

Anna Szynkiewicz

 

FY 2017 Water Resources Research Institute Program
Timothy Gangaware
 

Evaluation of Fecal Indicators and Pathogens at Recreational Beaches in Central Tennessee

Frank Bailey

Megan Stallard

Sediment Source Tracking in Urban Watersheds

Jon Hathaway

Thanos Papanicolaou, Christopher Wilson

Characteristics of Fine Sediment Sourcing, Sediment modeling Surface Water Quality Monitoring

John Schwartz

 

Examining Sediment Rating Curve Hysteresis with State-of-the-Art Sensors

Thanos Papanicolaou

Achilleas Tsakiris, Jon Hathaway

Combined Field Study of Turbulence and Bed Morphology in Mountainous Boulder Arrayed Streams

Thanos Papanicolaou

Michah Wyssmann

FY 2018 Water Resources Research Institute Program
Thanos Papanicolaou
 

Rethinking Bank Stabilization in Tennessee to Develop a Classification Protocol for Agricultural and Urbanized Systems

Jon Hathaway

John Schwartz, Christopher Wilson

Low-cost Real-time Stream Flow Network for Falling Water River Watershed

Alfred Kalyanapu       

 

Three Dimensional Modeling of River Flows Under Extreme Weather Scenarios

Jejal Bathi

Kidambi Sreenivas

FY 2019 Water Resources Research Institute Program 
John Schwartz
Timothy Gangaware

Understanding Effluent Movement in Clayey Soils when using Subsurface Drip Dispersal to apply Domestic Wastewater

John Buchanan

 

Investigate Industrial Facilities Storm Water Quality and SWPPP Performance

Maryam Salehi

 

Harmful Algal Blooms in Critical Amphibian Habitats at Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

De’Etra Young

Brittany Hogan, Tom Byl

Real-Time Adaptive Detention Control Network: An Application in the Conner Creek Catchment

Jon Hathaway

Aaron Akin

From the Plot to the Catchment Scale: Towards the Next Generation of Hydrodynamics Sediment Transport Models

Jon Hathaway

Christos Giannopoulos

Flood History from Paleoflood Deposits in Cut Bank Soil Profiles in Chickmaugua Reservoir, Tennessee River

Larry McKay

Sally Horn, Paula Perilla-Castillo