Environmental graduate student recognized for scholarly excellence
Sybil Sharvelle, environmental graduate student, received the Greeley and Hansen Elmer F. Ballotti Memorial Fellowship and the Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship.
Sybil Sharvelle, environmental graduate student, received the Greeley and Hansen Elmer F. Ballotti Memorial Fellowship at the Civil Engineering Scholarship and Awards program April 27, 2006. Sybil also received the American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship. This award recognizes those who have excelled in scholarly excellence, teaching experience and helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions or fields of research. Sybil's research includes "Air and Gray-Water Treatment Using a Biofilm Reactor" working with Purdue Civil Engineering Professor M. Katherine Banks and Purdue Agricultural and Biological Engineering Professor Albert J. Heber. Her experiences here at Purdue have included presentation titled "Biological Treatment of Water and Air for Advanced Life Support" shared at the Gordon Research Conference on Space Sciences.