Dan Rittschof

ritt@duke.edu
NSOE; MSC

 

Project 1

Research Location
China

Research Objective
To study environmentally benign fouling management and the additives for such management.

Collaborating Institution
Materials Science Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo China.

Funding Source/Sponsor

Chinese Academy of Sciences Key laboratory on Novel Marine Materials, Ningbo, China; Zhejiang Marine Research Institute.

Students Involved
No.

Project 2

Research Location
Barang Lompo, Spermonde Islands, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Research Objective
Demonstration Project on Anaerobic Digestion of Human waste and food crabs to generate fertilizer, biomass and clean water on a densely populated island without waste disposal infrastructure.

Collaborating Institution

UNHAS university– Makasar, South Sulawesi, Mars Symbiosciences

Funding Source/Sponsor
Mars Symbiosciences, Oak Foundation, Duke Internal Funding.

Students Involved
Aaron Forbis-Stokes Ph. D. student engineering, Danny Suits MEM/MBA, Dr. Mei Zhu, post doc.

 

Project 3

Research Location
Turkey

Research Objective
To determine the origin of invasive blue crabs and their ecological impacts.

Collaborating Institution
Institute of Environmental Sciences at Boğaziçi University

Funding Source/Sponsor
National Science Foundation – International

Students Involved
Catalina Cuellar-Gempeler

 

Website
http://fds.duke.edu/db/Nicholas/msc/faculty/ritt
https://nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/people/faculty/rittschof
http://fds.duke.edu

 

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