International Conference
on Environmental
Science and Technology


Meeting Room

Meeting Site




IC EST2008

The Fourth International Conference
on Environmental Science and Technology

July 28 -31, 2008
Hilton Houston North Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA


Paper and Poster Awards


Poster Award

First Place (2)

Tanja Radu of Dublin City University from Ireland
Poster title: Using Autonomous Sensing Devices for Environmental Monitoring

Ana F. A. of Godoi of Positivo University from Brazil
Poster title: Indoor Air Quality Assessment at Elementary Schools in Curitiba, Brazil

Second Place (2)

Nguyen Thi Hoang Ha of Ehime University from Japan
Poster title: Phytoremediation Potential of Eleocharis Acicularis in a Mining Site of Hokkaido, Japan

Sean C. Sandborgh of Oregon State University from Corvallis, OR, USA
Poster title: Physiological and Transcriptional Response of Nitrosomonas Europaea to Inhibition by Chlorobenzene

Third Place (3)

Yuan Li of University of Tsukuba from Japan
Poster title: Comparison of Xylose Fermentation Ability of Five Strains Based on Orthogonal Experiment Design

Gilbert Kabelo Gaboutloeloe of Botswana College of Agriculture from Botswana
Poster title: Community-Based Flood Mitigation: Case of Tsetsebjwe Village, Botswana

Prabhat Kumar Rai of Mizoram University from India
Poster title: Heavy Metals in Water, Sediments and Wetland Plants in an Aquatic Ecosystem of Tropical Industrial Region, India

Student Paper Award (2)

Jiefei Yu of University of Cincinnati from Cincinnati, OH, USA
Paper title: Coupled Electrochemical Treatment of Nitrate Brine Concentrates

Mathias Leidig of Bergakademie Freiberg University of Technology from Germany
Paper Title: Estimation of Erosion on a Large Scale - an Approach for Tibet


Young Scientist Paper Award (5)

Dr. Mihaela Badea of Transilvania University of Brasov from Romania
Paper title: Mycotoxins Influence in Living Bodies Using Enzymatic and Immunohistochemical Detections

Dr. Yuancai Chen of South China University of Technology from China (now a Visiting Scientist in Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA)
Paper title: Growth of Coupled Granules under Oxygen-limited Condition

Dr. Xingmao (Samuel) Ma of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA
Paper title: Concentration Effects on Competitive Sorption of TCE to Plant Roots

Sergey Utkin of Nuclear Safety Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Paper title: Legal Aspects of Safety of Techa Cascade of Reservoirs - Liquid Radioactive Waste Storage Facilities

Dr. Gilbert Kabelo Gaboutloeloe of Botswana College of Agriculture from Botswana
Paper title: Modeling Desert Sand Flow and Dune Advance: A Case of Kalahari Desert, Botswana.

Conference Paper Award (5)

Dr. Dilshad Masih of Tokyo Institute of Technology from Japan
Paper title: Development of Micro-mesoporous Iron Oxide Materials for the Removal of Arsenic

Dr. Pei-jiang Zhou of Wuhan University from China
Paper title: Induction of Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis by Cadmium and Pentachlorophenol in Primary Cultured Hepatocytes of Carassius Auratus

Dr. Alfred Sello Likuku of Botswana College of Agriculture from Botswana
Paper title: Atmospheric Transfer and Deposition Mechanisms of 210Pb Aerosols onto Forest Soils

Dr. Manal Fawzy Ahmed Abd El-Wahab of Alexandria University from Egypt
Paper title: Biosorption of Cadmium and Lead by Phragmites Australis L. Biomass Using Factorial Experimental Design

Dr. Ana Flavia Locateli Godoi of Positivo University from Brazil
Paper Title: Determination of BTEX by GC-MS in Offset Printing Plants: Comparison between Conventional and Ecological Inks



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