Department of Geography & Environmental Engineering

PROJECTS DAY: Thursday, 28 April 2022

Congratulations to the G&ENE Department Projects Day Poster Winners for 2022!

Best in Program (Environmental):

           Microplastics in Freshwater: Establishing a Methodology for Sampling and Testing -- CDTs Kulkarni, Brault

Best in Program (Geography):

           Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tbilisi -- CDTs Covey, Packard, Baillargeon, Walden, Marco

Best in Program (Geospatial Information Science):

           Developing an Accessibility Web Mapping Application for West Point Facilities -- CDT Kimbler

 

Click here for a list of all our 50 exciting projects, or refer to them individually below!

Click here for our layout to see where these posters will be displayed!

  1. Microplastics in Freshwater: Establishing a Methodology for Sampling and Testing -- CDTs Kulkarni, Brault
  2. Classroom Aerosol Dispersion Modeling -- CDT Hirn (listen to CDT Hirn explain her research here)
  3. Linguology of the energy-wastewater nexus: what do energy terms mean? -- CDT Black
  4. Assessing resilience of small-scale wastewater treatment facilities to acute threats -- CDTs Wait, Nam, Black
  5. Anaerobic sludge blanket bioreactors for low-temperature domestic wastewater treatment: evaluation and modeling of organic removal, methane production, and energy recovery -- CDT Morris
  6. A closed loop in situ biomanufacturing approach for bioplastic production using coupled anaerobic-aerobic bioreactor technologies during deep-space operations -- CDTs Burns, Zeiler, Morris, Wait, Carag
  7. Atmospheric dispersion of perfluorinated chemicals after combustion of military munitions -- CDT Carag
  8. Design of Camp Buckner and Transportation Motor Pool Wastewater Treatment Plants -- CDTs Tovkach, Copat, Zoeller, Pittmann, Allen
  9. Design of Well Infrastructure Upgrades Surrounding Round Pond and Lake Fredrick --  CDTs Burns, Carag, Sullivan, Corton, Casale
  10. *Design of Wastewater, Stormwater, and Graywater Collection and Conveyance at an Austere Forward Posture Location -- CDTs Morris, Hirn, Tabasso, Anderson
  11. *Design of Water Treatment, Solid Waste Collection, and Hazardous Waste Storage at a Forward Contingency Base -- CDTs Shroyer, Chellis, Marvel, Turner, Foster
  12. 3D Printed Spacers for Improved Water Purification Units -- CDTs Raymond, Turner
  13. Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for Identifying Graves in a Historic Cemetery -- CDT Coyle
  14. Finding the Original Burial Location of Margaret Corbin -- CDT Chellis
  15. Optimization of in situ heavy metal mycoremediation with Pleurotus ostreatus -- CDT Copat
  16. Effect of elevation on phenology of amphibian vocalization in the Hudson Highlands -- CDT Williams
  17. Influence of road salt on stream chemistry at the United States Military Academy -- CDT Allen
  18. Influence of bead size on nutrient uptake by immobilized algae -- CDT Zoeller
  19. The Impact of Weather on the Effectiveness of Photo-Reflective Roofing -- CDT Donze
  20. The Geography of Voting Patterns in the American Piedmont -- CDT Timmins
  21. Energy Security is National Security in Armenia -- CDT Perry
  22. Prediction of Disinfection Kinetics Using Machine Learning -- CDT Foster
  23. Kinetic LiDAR Point Cloud Data Acquisition Problems in Computer Vision Projects -- CDT Yillah
  24. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Istanbul -- CDTs Christensen, Kimbler, Alaimo, Schmittner, Long
  25. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tbilisi -- CDTs Covey, Packard, Baillargeon, Walden, Marco
  26. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tallinn -- CDTs Gonzales, Raftery, McCarty, Copat
  27. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Baku -- CDTs Good, Watts, Pengelly, Rwakonda
  28. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Yerevan -- CDTs Bassette, Anderson, Burnett, Lujan, Mitchell
  29. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tbilisi -- CDTs Conroy-Humphrey, Burrell, Garretson, Ward, Dingle
  30. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Kiev -- Fisher, Debruyne, Koborsi, Cone
  31. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Warsaw -- CDTs Holloway, Jones, Loverso,Maune
  32. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Warsaw -- CDTs Bilek, Green, Wantlin, Komar, Aran
  33. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tallinn -- CDTs Bradley,Johantges, Arnett, Everidge, Swierkowski
  34. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tbilisi -- CDTs Conroy-Humphrey, Johnson, Arnold, Krar, Rinzin
  35. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Kiev -- CDTs Edwards, Roy, Fornstrom, Williams
  36. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Vilnius -- CDTs Brabham, Mbony,Hacker, Mohler, Sulley
  37. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Kiev -- CDTs Cameron, Sayles, Hipp, Schirmer
  38. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Odessa -- CDTs Flores, Schroeder, Jackson, Strohm, Naumann
  39. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Tbilisi -- CDTs Blaine, Cobb, Burns, Lawry
  40. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Kiev -- CDTs Cameron, Cobb, Burns, Lawry
  41. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Istanbul -- CDTs Catoe, Robinson, Cooper, Ward, Smith
  42. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Warsaw -- CDTs Clute, Rosenberger, Jackson, Kublick
  43. Geographic Assessment of an Operational Environment: Riga -- CDTs Barrett, Kratsas, Griffin, Quinn, Pierre
  44. How Do Ocean Temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico Affect Tornado Distribution and Frequency in the United States? -- CDT Pangelly
  45. Spatially Analyzing and Predicting Conflict and Instability in the Middle East Using Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED) -- CDTs Gopalakrishna, Covey
  46. An In-Depth Look into Helicopter Landing Zones (HLZ) -- CDTs Gonzales, Roy, Mbony, Bradley, Bilek, Schroeder, and Packard
  47. Developing an Accessibility Web Mapping Application for West Point Facilities -- CDT Kimbler
  48. Land-Cover Classification of Permafrost Terrain Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for the Purpose of Permafrost Degradation Monitoring -- CDT Wantlin
  49. Analyzing Detention Facility Descuritization & Expansion Using Detection Change in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) -- CDT Edwards
  50. Testing Planetary Subsurface Ice Characterization using L-Band Radar Data at the Askja, Iceland Analog Site for the NASA Mars Ice Mapper Mission -- CDT Johantges

 *some projects have been omitted from public access due to the sensitive nature of some information

ONGOING RESEARCH

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pictures of varying research groups in G&EnE

CEGS Research Philosophy

Our research philosophy parallels that of the Department of Geography & Environmental Engineering (G&EnE), emphasizing research that expands scientific understanding in the G&EnE disciplines while providing the U.S. Army and collaborative partners with solutions to multifaceted technical and policy issues.

CLICK HERE to see 2021 Environmental Research Initiatives

Contact CEGS at GENECEGS@westpoint.edu for more information

Navigate to research groups below to find out more!

COL Mindy Kimball's Research Group (EV Science)

LTC Andy Pfluger's Research Group (EV Engineering)

CEGS actively pursues external partnerships to strengthen and broaden collaboration opportunities.

Some of our partnerships in research & education include the following:
  • SERDP: Strategic Environmental Research Development Program

  • NGA: National Geospatial Agency

  • USCICT: University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies

  • AGC: Army Geospatial Center

  • ARL: Army Research Lab

Partnership Advertisement of 6x Partner Agencies, all defined in text with links to the right of this image
COL Mindy Kimball, CEGS Director (Center for Environmental and Geographic Sciences)

COL Kimball is an Academy Professor and former Space Operations officer with operational experience in both armor and infantry units. She spent her company‐grade years as an Adjutant General’s Corps officer, and her most recent assignment was crafting Department of Defense Space Plans, Policies, and Assessments for the Joint Staff at the Pentagon.

CEGS Leadership

 

Director: COL Mindy Kimball (mindy.kimball@westpoint.edu)

Deputy Director: LTC John Boyle (john.boyle2@westpoint.edu)

To contact leadership or for general information, please email: GENECEGS@westpoint.edu

 

West Point’s Academic Research Directorate (ARD) assists with research requests. You can learn more at the ARD site or by emailing the Associate Dean of Research.