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Meet LASC’s Newest Fellows

LASC is pleased to announce the selection of its 4 research fellows for the Spring 2014 LASC Fellowships. The fellowships are given to graduate students who are spearheading their own unique research projects that fall under one of LASC’s four initiative areas.

This fellowship cycle had the most applicants in LASC’s history and students from more than 5 different schools located in southern California. The Spring 2014 LASC Research Fellows represent a diverse variety of research interests. Topics and fellows this year include:

CC Song, Masters Candidate in Public Policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and Kelley McKanna, Master Candidate in Public Policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs are looking into pricing structures and how LA water retailers manage consumer demand and adoption rate of BMPs in demand side management.

Daniel Howard, Candidate, MS/PhD in Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine is evaluating biogas production in landfills and wastewater treatment plants and its impact on greenhouse gas effect, as well as how biogas can be used to renewable energy.

Stacie Fejtek, Candidate, D.Env in Environmental Science and Engineering, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is conducting a BMP and recommendation toolkit for California coastal wetland management and how climate change can be incorporated into the restoration process.

Please check back to the website for updates on the research and final publications.LASC is pleased to announce the selection of its 4 research fellows for the Spring 2014 LASC Fellowships. The fellowships are given to graduate students who are spearheading their own unique research projects that fall under one of LASC’s four initiative areas.