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Undergrad's research receives award at World Environmental and Water Congress
Student Poster Competition Kameron Pugh, a senior majoring in environmental engineering, received 2nd place in the student poster competition at the 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress.

Tarleton State University
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Dr. Sudarshan Kurwadkar, assistant professor of environmental engineering and hydrology, and senior environmental engineering student Kameron Pugh attended the 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress in Portland, Ore., June 1-5, where the two presented their research to hundreds of conference attendees.
During the conference Pugh participated in the student poster competition after his submission was selected among undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students' entries. Pugh’s study, “Plant Uptake of Sulfamethazine Under Hydroponic Conditions,” and subsequent poster presentation at the EWRI Congress received second place from a panel of on-site judges.
Pugh’s yearlong undergraduate research project was conducted at the local Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center under the guidance of Kurwadkar and funded through a $10,500 organized research grant provided by Tarleton’s Office of Faculty Research and an Undergraduate Research Assistantship and Student Travel Grant through the Office of Student Research and Creative Activities.
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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System
Contact: Dr. Sudarshan Kurwadkar, assistant professor
254-968-1910
kurwadkar@tarleton.edu

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Student Poster Competition

Kameron Pugh, a senior majoring in environmental engineering, received 2nd place in the student poster competition at the 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress.