Tag: Abigail Seputro

  • Analysis of Glyphosate in Pond Water by HPLC

    By Madison Minvielle, Abigail Seputro, Dorothy Haas, Zahia Clemmons Faculty mentor: Dr. Randall Reif Glyphosate is the main ingredient in several herbicides such as Roundup, Agrisel, and Eraser. While glyphosate is typically not directly harmful to aquatic life, there is the potential for the compound to be indirectly harmful when it is present in runoff […]

  • Optimization of Adsorption of Methylene Blue Dye on Activated Charcoal

    By Abigail Seputro Faculty mentor: Dr. Leanna Giancarlo Methylene blue and crystal violet are cationic dyes of high intensity that are commonly discharged in wastewater. The colored compounds in wastewater inhibit sunlight penetration in waterways, resulting in the destruction of aquatic ecosystems. Activated carbon offers an attractive option for the efficient removal of dyes from […]