The 2019 spring and summer was a busy time for conferences in the Gilbertson Group.
International Carbon Conference University of Kentucky July 14-19, 2019 Dr. Gilbertson helped organize the Carbon for Health and Medicine track. She and PhD student, Yan Wang, presented results from two of their projects:
1. Not all Oxygen is Equal: Identifying the Role of Different Oxygen Functional Groups in the Graphene-Mediated Glutathione Oxidation Reaction (oral)
ACS Colloids and Surface Sciences Symposium Georgia Tech June 16-19, 2019 Dr. Gilbertson was a keynote speaker in the Environmental Systems & Sustainability track. Environmental Nanotechnology GRC Sunday River, Newry ME June 2-7, 2019 This is always an excellent conference! Dr. Gilbertson was honored to speak in the Sustainable Nano: Green Design and Life Cycle Assessment session. PhD students, Yan, Nathalia, and Lisa, also presented posters on their projects and Lisa was chosen for an oral presentation at the GRS: "Leveraging Nanomaterial Design for Next Generation Antimicrobials". Congrats to Lisa for being voted as co-chair of the 2021 GRS!
AEESP Arizona State University May 14-16, 2019 It's always wonderful to catch up with friends and colleagues at AEESP. Dr. Gilbertson and PhD student, Lisa Stabryla, presented research from three projects:
1. Tuning carbon nanomaterial interactions at the bio-interface: From mechanism to sustainable design (oral) 2. Teaching Sustainable Engineering and Driving Creative Sustainable Solutions Using a Design Thinking Approach (oral)
3. Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance through Rationally Designed Engineered Nanomaterials (poster) ACS Spring Meeting Orlando, FL March 31-April 4, 2019 Dr. Gilbertson was invited to present in a session on nano-enabled agriculture in the Environmental Chemistry Division of ACS.
Washington, DC November 8 - 10th, 2018 Dr. Gilbertson presented the latest research from her group and collaborative project with Dr. Lowry (CMU) in Agriculture session on Friday (11/9) morning 10:30 - 12:30.
Pittsburgh, PA October 28-November 2, 2018 Dr. Gilbertson presented in the Emerging Trends in Life Cycle Analysis session. PhD student, Yan Wang, presented her research "Unraveling the Role of Nitrogen in the Biological Activity of Nitrogen-Doped Graphene".
Pittsburgh, PA October 2-5, 2018 Dr. Gilbertson and Lisa Stabryla presented their preliminary findings from the implementation of Design Thinking into the sustainable engineering curriculum here at Pitt. Check out the Association for the Advancement of Higher Education conference website.
Boston, MA August 19-23, 2018 Dr. Gilbertson co-lead a session with collaborator Francois Perreault entitled, "Advanced in Carbon Nanomaterial Design and Applications for Environmental Sustainability", in the Division of Environmental Chemistry.
Mount Holyoke College June 3-8, 2018 Dr. Gilbertson presented in the Young Investigator Session. PhD student Josh Urso presented his research on Atom Conversion Efficiency during the GRS and GRC poster sessions.
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI June 20 - 22, 2017 Dr. Gilbertson presented recently published work on sustainable design of graphene oxide and moderated a technical session: Advancing Community Health through Technology Innovation: Physical/Chemical.
Gordon Research Conferences Stowe, VT June 17-23, 2017 Dr. Gilbertson chaired the Gordon Research Seminar, a 2-day seminar for up and coming scientists and engineers that precedes the Gordon Research Conference. Lisa Stabryla chaired a GRS session and presented a poster on her research at the GRC.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, PA April 9-11, 2017 Dr. Gilbertson presented her research on life cycle considerations of engineered nanomaterial use in agriculture. Her PhD students (Lisa, Joy and Yan) presented posters on each of their research projects.
State College, PA 7/10/16 - 7/15/16 Dr. Gilbertson and PhD student Yan Wang presented their work on decoupling structure and surface chemistry contributions to carbon nanomaterial electrochemical and antimicrobial behavior.
Holderness, NH 6/26/16 - 7/1/16 Dr. Gilbertson presented research from a collaborative project with Dr. Vidic entitled, Evaluating a Potential Win-Win for Water Quality Management in Pennsylvania: Systems-Level Quantitative Analysis of Abandoned Mine Drainage and Produced Water Co-Treatment.
Portland OR 6/14/16 - 6/16/16 Dr. Gilbertson organized and chaired the Design Strategies to Maximize the Net Environmental Benefit of Emerging Approaches to Environmental Challenges session (AM and PM on 6/16/16). PhD student Joy Yin presented her research on evaluating tradeoffs for nano-enabled agriculture applications. **Check out this preview of the session in the Green Chemistry Institute's Newsletter!
Portland OR 11/8/15 - 11/10/15 Dr. Gilbertson organized and chaired a session on industrial ecology and nano-manufacturing, where she presented, "Engineered Path Towards Innovative and Sustainable Nanotechnology Through the Lens of Manufacturing".
Washington, DC October 9-10, 2018 Dr. Gilbertson participated as a speaker in the Exposure in Agroecosystems and Agricultural Production session. She also represented the LCNano author team in presenting a poster: Quantifying Nanomaterial Release from Nanocomposites Following Natural Weathering.
Stanford University Palo Alto, CA July 18-21 What a fun engaging week! An honor to have the opportunity to attend and work with so many talented educators.
3M Science and Engineering Faculty Day
3M Innovation Center St. Paul, MN June 5-6, 2017 Dr. Gilbertson and PhD student, Lisa Stabryla, visited 3M to celebrate receipt of the 3M non-tenured faculty award and present their work on design of next generation antimicrobials.
Rice University, Houston, TX 3/31/16 - 4/1/16 Dr. Gilbertson participated in discussions surrounding how to redefine environmental engineering and science given the environmental challenges we face today.
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA 10/18/15 - 10/20/15
Dr. Gilbertson participated in this two-day workshop and engaged in discussion surrounding the use of nanomaterials and nanotechnology at the FEW nexus. Check out the workshop report.
Dr. Gilbertson organized and chaired two sessions at the conference, i) LCA at the Technology Nexus: Evaluating Tradeoffs where she also presented a talk entitled, "Development of a Pre-Screening Tool to Quantify Impact and Benefit Tradeoffs of Emerging Technologies", and ii) LCA at the Energy Nexus.
Given that Yale hosted the conference, Dr. Gilbertson was also involved with organizing, serving as the registration and communications manager. Check out the conference website!