Congratulations to the Water Institute Summer 2024 Travel Awardees Prakhin Assavapanuvat, Nicholas Haley, Meng Lin, and Varshitha Prasanna

Congratulations to our Summer 2024 Water Institute Travel Awardees

The Water Institute congratulates Prakhin Assavapanuvat, Nicholas Haley, Meng Lin, and Varshitha Prasanna for being awarded the Summer 2024 Water Institute Travel Awards! These awards will assist the awardees in presenting their water-related research at an international or national conference.

Stay tuned for future events to learn more about their research!


Prakhin Assavapanuvat
Department of Geological Sciences
Conference: Organic Geochemistry Gordon Research Conference 2024
Presentation Title: Impacts of Mangrove-Salt Marsh Encroachment on Soil Organic Carbon Formation, Stabilization, and Degradation

Nicholas Haley
Food and Resource Economics Department
Conference: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Presentation Title: Preferences for Shoreline Defense: Evidence from the US Atlantic Coast

Meng Lin
Conference: 12th U.S. Symposium on Harmful Algae
Presentation Title: Biodegradation of Microcystin by Isolated Bacterial Strains

Varshitha Prasanna
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Conference: ASABE 2024- Annual International Meeting
Presentation Title: Optimizing Irrigation and Nitrogen Fertilization to Enhance Potato Growth, Yield, Water and Nitrogen Use Efficiency


July 3, 2024