Howard Weinberg

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UNC Chapel Hill

Dr. Howard Weinberg

Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
146A Rosenau Hall, CB 7431
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Telephone: (919) 966-3859
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2022 Innovation Accelerator Awards-Announcement

2016 News Items

August – Breanne Holmes (PhD Candidate) receives the Graduate School’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

August – Kirsten Studer (PhD Candidate) accepted to the UNC Center for Faculty Excellence Future Faculty Fellowship Program.

August – Kirsten Studer awarded 2nd year of T32 Biostatistics Training Grant from the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences.

August – Alma Beciragic (PhD Candidate) awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science to Achieve Results 3 Year Fellowship.

May - Vaish Komaravolu successfully defended her MSEE project final report titled, “Adapting Constructed Wetlands Treatment of Domestic Wastewater for New Reuse Applications”.

April - Alma Beciragic (PhD Candidate) awarded the American Water Works Association Dave Caldwell Scholarship.

March – Breanne Holmes accepted to the teaching at Tübingen program at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany.

March – Kirsten Studer awarded the inaugural Water Resources Research Institute of North Carolina Student Research Fellowship.

February – Weinberg receives the UNC Gillings School 5th Annual Teaching Innovation Award.

January – Kasia Grzebyk (PhD Candidate) elected as an Emerging Leaders in Science & Society (ELISS) Fellow for their Class of 2016. ELISS is a leadership development program, hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), that prepares graduate students from all fields who are eager to collaborate across boundaries to help solve complex issues for the benefit of society. The NC Project her team has developed is entitled, “Drinking Water in the United States: how do we ensure a safe, sustainable, and affordable future? “

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Research Interests at a Glance

  • Tracking the source and fate of pollutants in surface and groundwaters
  • Developing new tools for assessing the toxicity of our drinking water   
  • Analysis of Environmental Matrices Using Advanced Analytical Techniques
  • Evaluating strategies to reduce soil and water contamination from point sources (e.g. wastewater treatment plants, landfills) and nonpoint sources (e.g. septic systems, agriculture)
  • Disinfection By-Products: Chemistry, Analysis, and Health Effects
  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Alternative Disinfection Processes for Drinking Water
  • Training and Guidance for Laboratory and Field Sampling Personnel
  • Quality Assurance of Analytical Data