Accession Number:

ADA416214

Title:

FAST Center for Environmental Remediation, Fate and Transport of Hazardous Chemicals

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 1 Sep 1995-31 Aug 2002

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL STATE UNIV GREENSBORO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

In 1995, U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFOSR funded an interdisciplinary research project entitled FAST Center for Environmental Remediation, Fate and Transport of Hazardous Chemicals at AT with a funding of 3.35 million for six years. The major accomplishments of the project include 1 development of infrastructure and facilities for environmental research at AT 2 significant research contributions in environmental science and engineering, 3 graduation of 25 M.S. graduates in five different disciplines, 4 training of 16 undergraduate assistants, 5 publication of 12 refereed papers and numerous technical presentations and proceedings, 6 resulted in additional funding from NSF, EPA, DOE and USDA for environmental research, 7 initiation of a process to establish a State supported Center for Environmental Remediation and Pollution Prevention at AT. Because of the FAST Center project, AT will compete for funding and will make significant research contributions in environmental science and engineering.

Subject Categories:

  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE