UMCES graduates next generation of environmental leaders

May 19, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science held its annual Commencement May 19, featuring the conferral of master's and doctorate degrees, university awards, and keynote speaker Dr. Kandis Boyd, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Eric Schott receives highest university award for commitment to mentoring and inspiring students

April 12, 2023
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Associate Research Professor Eric Schott has received a 2023 Regents Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring, the highest honor that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.

Researchers pursue green technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions

February 27, 2023
UMCES-IMET scientists have been awarded a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to understand how microalgae can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

Next Generation: Abdulmajid (Majeed) Alrefaie

February 3, 2023
Graduate student Majeed Alrefaieam working to understand the processes that microalgae undergo that result in byproducts used in biofuel, bioremediation and pharmaceuticals.

Innovative incubator to jumpstart efforts to control harmful algal blooms

October 24, 2022
UMCES has been awarded a $7.5 million grant from NOAA to lead an innovative US Harmful Algal Bloom Control Technology Incubator to advance innovative ways to control harmful algal blooms that are impacting the health of people and marine ecosystems, as well as regional economies.