ENTX FACULTY SEARCH
The Department of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics or Biostatistics beginning September 2015. A Ph.D. degree in statistics, biostatistics, or a relevant scientific field with a strong statistical emphasis is required. The ideal candidate will be able to apply a wide range of data analytics, data visualization, data mining, predictive modeling, and statistical graphics tools to diverse environmental and human health scenarios. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the promise of sustaining an extramurally funded research program through a record of scholarship, including grant writing experience and publication of peer-reviewed literature.
Logeswari Ponnusamy Received Prestigious 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award
The award, presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, recognizes the work by individuals in STEM and who serve as inspirations to others.
Two women at Texas Tech University have been honored for their efforts to enhance participation on individual STEM field while inspiring others to pursue careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Logeswari Ponnusamy, a doctoral student in Environmental Toxicology at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH), was named to the list of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.Full Story
Recent Rainfall Increases Risk of Pests and Diseases
Posted: June 11, 2015
TIEHH expert expects mosquitos to be a big problem this year.
As spring transitions into
the warmer days of
summer, many people may
be planning to camp out,
fire up the grill and enjoy
the outdoors. But the
recent rains mean
something not so pleasant
is on the horizon: a
plethora of pests and the
threats they carry.
Alum Adam Finger Helps Get Scholarships for ENTX Graduate Students
Thanks to help from an alumnus, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University (TIEHH) recently received $7,500 from Terracon engineering consulting firm to provide six scholarships for graduate students.
Todd Anderson, interim director of TIEHH, said master’s graduate Adam Finger, who now works as a project manager at Terracon, helped to secure the money for four current graduate students and two new ones this fall. The money came from the Terracon Foundation, which has given a total of $551,000 in philanthropic gifts since its inception in 2008.
RESEARCHERS: FLOODING CAN HAVE LONG-LASTING
IMPACT ON HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT
Posted: June 11, 2015
From chemical exposure and mold to mosquitos, problems don’t stop
when the rain does.
Flooding of the magnitude recently seen in Houston and Austin has washed away homes, damaged property and even claimed lives, but those aren’t the only ways floodwater can be harmful.
Todd Anderson, a professor in Texas Tech University’s Institute of Environmental and Human Health, said it’s not only the power of the water that can be dangerous, it’s also what could be in it.
Ponnusamy Received Prestigious 100 Inspiring
Women in STEM Award
Recent Rainfall Increase Risk
of Pests and Disease
Alum Adam Finger Helps
Get Scholarships for ENTX Graduate Students
Researchers: Flooding Can Have Long-Lasting Impact on Health, Environment
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