FracTracker Researchers Win Awards

sam malone presentingFrom our friends at Pitt’s Center for Healthy Environments and Communities comes news that several researchers have won awards as a result of their work with FracTracker.org, which is powered by Rhiza Insight.

The researchers and their projects were:

  • Samantha Malone, BCHS – “Implementation of FracTracker.org: A GeoWeb platform to manage and communicate shale gas information” – Poster | PowerPoint
  • Drew Michanowicz, EOH – “Temporal Trends and Spatial Distribution of Air Quality in Western Pennsylvania in the 2000s” – Poster
  • Kyle Ferrar, EOH – “Natural Gas Wastewater Treatment: Effluent characterization” – The case study mentioned in Dr. Volz’s recent Senate Hearing Committee presentation.

On the day of the Deans Day awards ceremony, April 15th, Samantha received the Rosenkranz Award for the project judged to be the most significant contribution to the public health field, as well as the overall Dean’s Day third place award in the doctoral category. Drew received the EOH Keleti Award for environmental excellence. Congratulations and keep up your important work!

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