Christine Ghetu

Graduate Research Student
christine.ghetu [at] oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-4529

Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 1122

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
Major Professor: 
Academic Interests: 

I am interested in using passive samplers to study the fate and transport of contaminants in the environment.

Headquarters: 
OSU Main Campus
Biography

Education:

B.S. in Forensic Science with Honors from The Pennsylvania State University, 2017

Minor in Chemistry from The Pennsylvania State University, 2017
 

Experience:

Graduate Research (Oregon State University) | Summer 2017 -Present
· Using passive samplers to monitor diffusive and advective flux of organic contaminates in the environment.
       Advisor: Kim Anderson
Undergraduate Research (The Pennsylvania State University) | Summer 2016 -May 2017
· Development of an efficient technique to collect microplastics from the wastewater effluent and environmental samples along with characterization based on size, appearance and chemical composition.
     Advisor: Frank Dorman
National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research (SDSMT) | Summer 2015
· Synthesis of printable doped vanadium dioxide particles into an antenna or thermoresponsive security feature for counterfeit technology.
     Advisors: Grant Crawford, William Cross, Jon Kellar