Sana Basheer, a PhD student at Climate Smart Lab who is currently working on coastal ecosystems research, was awarded best poster presentation during the PEOPLE 2022 Conference, took place on 23-26 August in Charlottetown, PEI.

Her research was to prepare compost from food waste for improving nutritional soil fertilizer by using windrow composting. Three composting windrows for food waste were developed in her study, with three treatments of sewerage water, tap water, and effective microbial spray. Based on the results, her research shows that microbial spray performed better than the other treated composting piles.

Congratulation, Sana !

Sana Basheer (middle)

At the same time, the Sigma Academy Award was also given to Farhan Aziz for his outstanding research presentation during the PEOPLE 2022 Conference. Farhan Aziz is a PhD student in Environmental Sciences at the School of Climate Change and Adaptation, and also a member of the Climate Smart Lab. His research focuses on Flood Risk Assessment and Management using numerical modeling applications. 

Congratulation Farhan on your achievement!

Farhan Aziz (middle)