Media & Lab News

Media Coverage

02/2022: NCDHHS North Carolina Wastewater Monitoring Data Now Included in CDC COVID Data Tracker, Program Expanded in Wake County.

02/2022: WBTV Mecklenburg County using wastewater to track the spread of COVID-19.

01/2022: Fox46 UNC Charlotte scientists search in unusual place to fight COVID-19: the sewer system.

10/2021: WBTV Behind the scenes of wastewater testing to detect COVID-19 on campus of UNC Charlotte.

08/2021: Fox Charlotte UNC Charlotte sewage water tests hope to prevent the spread of COVID-19

08/2021: Spectrum UNC Charlotte lab department searches for new COVID-19 strainsĀ 

05/2021: Dr Munir’s interview with WCNC on North Carolina statewide wastewater monitoring program for COVID-19.

02/2021: UNCC’s Dr. Mariya Munir mentioned in “COVID-19 study in Kannapolis contributes data to wastewater surveillance”.

02/2021:Duke University COVID-19 study in Kannapolis contributes data to wastewater surveillance.

02/2021: MURDOCK study’s COVID-19 project contributes to NC research network that monitors Coronavirus in sewer systems.

12/2020: Md Ariful Juel got featured at UNC Charlotte campus insider news for his work experience in campus COVID-19 monitoring project .

08/2020: UNC Charlotte’s campus-based based early detection research system aims to prevent Covid-19 spread.

07/2020: Coronavirus tracking on UNCC campus via wastewater surveillance. Details of research effort towards preventing clusters are found in NYTimes.


Fall 2021: Nita Khanal and Mohammad Khalid (Ph.D students) joined our research group.

Fall 2020: Md Ariful Islam Juel (Ph.D student) joined our research group.

Summer 2020: Visva Barua joined our lab as a research scholar, Welcome Visva!

Spring 2019: Adeola Sorinolu joined our research group (Ph.D student).

Fall 2018: Welcome Sol Park joining our research group (Ph.D student).