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Morgan and Kimber received DOE fellowships

I am incredibly proud of Berhe lab grad students Kimber Moreland and Morgan Barnes for receiving DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR) fellowships that provide students with thesis research opportunities at Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories. The fellowships are designed to allow science, technology, […]

Berhe is co-PI on a new grant to study effectiveness of biochar for reducing greenhouse gas fluxes from soil

Our team (Professors Gerardo Diaz, Teamrat Ghezzehei, Rebecca Ryals, YangQuan Chen, Catherine Keske and our very own Asmeret Asefaw Berhe  received a $3 million grant from the California Strategic Growth Council to examine how biochar can be produced and used to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, namely methane. Our team will explore the feasibility of a […]

Kimber receives UC-Lab FEES fellowship

Ph.D. Candidate Kimber Moreland received a UC-Lab FEES fellowship for a two-year in residence fellowship at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). This highly competitive award will support Kimber on her dissertation research on “Climatic Controls of Subsoil Organic Carbon Dynamics” that is taking place at the Southern […]

Women in STEM group at UC Merced

Read about our Women in Science and Technology group that we launched to support faculty members and students in STEM fields. Our new organization at UC Merced is working to close the gender gap by engaging, supporting and mentoring women in fields traditionally dominated by men. The full article […]