A record number of CFWE graduate and undergraduate students presented at Auburn University’s Student Research Symposium this year. This is the 7th annual symposium, an event that allows students to present their research to faculty judges and compete to win awards for categories such as oral and poster presentations.
With more than 400 students from Auburn University and Auburn University at Montgomery participating in this years symposium, CFWE congratulates those students awarded for their presentations:
Gina Lamka, Ph.D. student in Wildlife Ecology and Management, won Best Oral Presentation for the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment for her talk, “Eco-evolutionary models of population decline: How and when can we use connectivity to support and restore populations on the brink of extirpation.”
Eric Brubaker, Master’s student in Forestry, won Best Graduate Poster Presentation for the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment for his poster, “Chinese tallow (Triadica sebifera) seed viability decreases rapidly in pine forests along the Gulf of Mexico coast.”
Emmie Mayson, senior in the Sustainable Biomaterials and Packaging program, won Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation for the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment for her poster, “Functionalized nanocellulose aerogels for oil spills absorption.”