Conference Presentations

  1. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2022). UV-based Sulphate Radical and Hydroxyl Radical Advanced Oxidation Processes for Antibiotic Resistance Gene Degradation. AWWA ACE 2022, San Antonio, Texas. (First place) Click here.
  2. Schlueter* J., Munir*, M., Gibas, C., (2022). Operation Poo Patrol – Wastewater surveillance monitoring on UNC Charlotte Campus. Enviro Workshops Global Environmental Summit, Charlotte, NC. (Oral)
  3. Khalid, M., Boayue, J.R., Munir. M. (2022). Evaluation of biochar as potential filter media for the roadside stormwater runoff. GPSG Graduate Research Symposium (GRS 2022). (3rd place)
  4. Khalid, M., Boayue, J.R., Munir. M. (2022). Evaluation of biochar as potential filter media for the roadside stormwater runoff. Third Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC-Charlotte, NC.
  5. Khanal, N., and Munir, M (2022). Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 contamination of indoor air and highly touched surfaces in campus buildings. Third Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC-Charlotte, NC
  6. Juel, M.A.I., Schlueter, J., Gibas, C., Munir, M. (2022).Wastewater-based surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants circulating in the community. Third Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC-Charlotte, NC. (First place)
  7. Juel, M.A.I., Schlueter, J., Gibas, C., Munir, M. (2022).Wastewater-based surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants circulating in the community.GPSG Graduate Research Symposium (GRS 2022).
  8. Juel, M.A.I., Lambirth, K.,  Schlueter, J.,  Gibas, C.,  Munir, M. (2022). Comparison of Two Rapid Virus Concentration Methods for Implementing SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater-based Epidemiology. Public Health and Water Conference & Wastewater Disease Surveillance Summit in Cincinnati, OH, March 21-24, 2022. 
  9. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2022). Degradation of Antibiotic Resistance Genes Using Hydroxyl Radical and Sulphate Radical. GPSG Graduate Research Symposium (GRS 2022). (2nd place) Click here.
  10. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2022). Degradation Kinetics of Antibiotic Resistance Genes (ARGs) and Mitigation of Horizontal Gene Transfer (HGT) using UV-based Sulphate and Hydroxyl Radicals AOPs. 24th NC WRRI Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC. (2nd place) Click here.
  11. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2022). Kinetics of Antibiotic Resistance Genes degradation using UV-based Sulphate and Hydroxyl Radicals AOPs. Third Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC-Charlotte, NC. (First place). Click here.
  12. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2021). Influence of pH and Target Amplicons on the Degradation Kinetics of Antibiotic Resistance Genes (ARGs) during Hydroxyl and Sulphate Radicals AOPs. 101st NC AWWA Conference, Winston Salem, NC. (First place) Click here.
  13. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2021). Degradation Kinetics of Antibiotic Resistance Genes using Hydroxyl Radical and Sulphate Radical. Water Smart Innovation Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Click here.
  14. Barua, V. B., Juel, M.A.I, and Munir M. (2021). Wastewater surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 using qPCR in Charlotte, North Carolina. Oral presentation at WEST International Conference, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  15. Juel, M.A.I, Barua, V.B., and Munir M. (2021). A QA/QC approach for implementing SARS-CoV-2 wastewater-based epidemiology” Oral presentation at GPSG Graduate Research Symposium (GRS 2021), UNC Charlotte (2nd Place)
  16. Juel, M.A.I, Barua, V.B., and Munir M. (2021). Surveillance of COVID-19 Outbreak in Local Community through Quantitative Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater. Oral presentation at 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC Charlotte, NC. (2nd Place)
  17. Sorinolu, A., and Munir, M. (2021). Hydroxyl Radical and Sulphate Radical as Treatment Strategies for Antibiotic Resistance Control. CEE Graduate Research Symposium, UNC Charlotte, NC.
  18. Sorinolu, A., Barjesteh, T., Vivero-Escoto, J.L., Munir, M. (2019). Chlorin E6 Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles for Enhanced Removal of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria from WWTPs. The First Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC-Charlotte, NC. (First Place) Click here.
  19. Park S., Keen, O. and Munir, M. (2019). Antibiotic-Resistant Genes in the U.S. Water System. The First Annual Graduate Research Symposium, CEE, UNC-Charlotte, NC.
  20. Park, S., Rana, A., Sung, W. and Munir, M. (2019). “Method Development for antibiotic-resistant gene analysis using droplet digital PCR”, Oral Presentation at US-Korea Conference (UKC) 2019, Chicago, IL.
  21. Park, S., Brown, X., Keen, O., and Munir, M. (2019). “The Effect of Environmental Buffers on Water Quality-Related to Contaminant of Concerns”, Oral Presentation at the ASCE Spring Seminar, Wilmington, NC.
  22. Park, S., Brown, X., Baranchesme, F., Keen, O., and Munir, M. (2019). “Environmental Buffers Affecting Variability of Antibiotic-Resistant Genes”. Water Microbiology Conference, Chapel Hill, NC.
  23. Park S., Keen, O. and Munir, M. (2019). “Antibiotic-Resistant Genes in the U.S. Water System. Cape Fear River Assembly (CFRA) annual Forum, Elon, NC.
  24. Barancheshme, F., Alansari, AY., Amburgey, J. and Munir, M. (2018). “Effect of Heavy Metals on Antibiotic Resistance in Wastewater Treatment Plants”, Poster Presentation, ASM Microbe 2018 Conference, American Society for Microbiology, Atlanta, GA.
  25. Zagade, M., Patel, M., Lulla, A., Lambert, K., Lopez, K., Gibas, C., Munir, M. (2018). “Survey of microbial communities in biofilms formed on inside walls of children’s drinking water bottles”, NC Microbiome Symposium, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC, 
  26. Barancheshme, F., Alansari, AY., Amburgey, J. and Munir, M. (2018). “Performance of Activated Sludge Bioreactor for Removal of Antibiotic-Resistant Genes in Presence of Heavy Metals”, Oral Presentation at the Water Microbiology 2018, Chapel Hill, NC.  
  27. Barancheshme, F., Alansari, A.Y., Amburgey, J. and Munir, M. (2018). “Antibiotic Resistance Development in Heavy Metal Contaminated Wastewater during Biological Treatment”, 10th Annual Graduate Student Poster Competition, Center for Biomedical Engineering and Science, Charlotte, NC.
  28. Brown, X., Munir, M. and Keen, O. (2018). The Role of Environmental Buffers In Potable Water Reuse, Oral Presentation at AWWA International Symposium on Potable Reuse, Austin, Texas.
  29. Barancheshme, F. and Munir, M. (2017). “Antibiotic Resistance Development in Wastewater Treatment Plants”, Poster Presentation, American Water Works Association-Water Environment Federation, Raleigh, NC. 
  30. Barancheshme, F. and Munir, M. (2017). “Antibiotic-Resistant Genes in Water and Wastewater, Global Threat to Public Health”, 9th Annual Graduate Student Poster Competition, Center for Biomedical Engineering and Science, Charlotte, NC. 
  31. Green, S, and Munir, M. (2018). Removal of nutrient pollution using Biochar as a sustainable media. The UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), Charlotte, NC. 
  32. Lewis, B and M. Munir. (2017). Algal Biofuels: Enhancing biofuel and biomass production. The UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference (URC).