A list of CBE thesis abstracts for the 2015–2017 academic years

For a searchable database of thesis abstracts since 1970 please go to MSU's Electronic Thesis and Dissertation database at: https://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/732 


"Visualizing and quantifying biomineralization in wellbore analog reactors," Thesis Defense by  Drew Norton, Masters candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, July 14, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Selecting Filter Media for Phosphorus Removal at the Ennis National Fish Hatchery Three-Stage Subsurface Flow Treatment Wetland," Thesis Defense by  Jack Wallis, Masters candidate, civil & environmental engineering, Montana State University, July 12, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Characterization of the stability of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa ribosomal proteins under stress conditions," Thesis Defense by Sila Yanardag, Masters candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, June 22, 2017. Thesis abstract

“Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Biofilm – Porous Media Systems," Thesis Defense by  Catherine M. Kirkland,  PhD candidate, civil and environmental engineering, Montana State University, May 26, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Breaking up isn’t hard to do: Crystal pressure in nanoscale pores," Thesis Defense by Emily Berglund, Masters candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University,  April 5, 2017. Thesis abstract

"Fungal production of biofuel and flavor compounds in liquid and solid state," Thesis Defense by Heidi Schoen, PhD candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, January 17, 2017.  Thesis abstract

"Exploring complex systems and relationships in the quest for renewable algal biodiesel," Thesis Defense by Tisza Bell, PhD candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, November 21, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in an in vitro chronic wound model," Thesis Defense by Ben White, Masters candidate, microbiology & immunology, Montana State University, October 7, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Multiscale analysis of trophic interactions in microbial communities," Thesis Defense by Kristopher Hunt, PhD candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, September 19, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Use of Bicarbonate Salts in Algal Growth for Enhancement of Lipid Content," Thesis Defense by Todd Pedersen, Masters candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, August 25, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Effects of Triclosan exposure on nitrification in activated sludge, biofilms, and pure cultures of nitrifying bacteria," Thesis Defense by Kylie Bodle, Masters candidate, civil engineering, Montana State University, July 13, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Ultra high-throughput fluorescence detection for single cell applications in drop microfluidics," Thesis Defense by Robert Schaefer, Masters candidate, chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, June 7, 2016. Thesis abstract

"A high-throughput, multiplexed microfluidic method utilizing an optically barcoded drop library," Thesis Defense by Geoffrey Zath, masters candidate, chemical & biological engineering, Montana State University, April 15, 2016. Thesis abstract

“Lipid accumulation in mixed photoautotrophic cultures from municipal wastewater,” Thesis Defense by Lakotah Doig, Masters candidate, microbiology and immunology, Montana State University, April 4, 2016.  Thesis abstract

"Microbial community composition and the transformation of dissolved organic matter in supraglacial environments," Thesis Defense by Heidi Smith, PhD candidate, land resources and environmental sciences, Montana State University, March 30, 2016. Thesis abstract

"Operation and optimization of a two-stage, vertical-flow treatment wetland in an alpine environment," Thesis Defense by Jeff Moss, Masters candidate, civil engineering, Montana State University, November 17, 2015. Thesis abstract