2009 - present: National Science Foundation, Scholarship in
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S-STEM) Project, STEM Project Information.
STEM Project Student Cohort
Seminar; Thaddeus Graczyk “Efficacy of Engineered Wetlands in Removal of Microbiological Contaminants from Treated Wastewater: Fact or Fiction?”, Nov. 7, 2011. USDA-Agricultural Research Services, Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ.
The 2nd Annual Insect Rally In Celebration of National
Wildlife Refuge Week “Creepy,
Crawly, Beautiful Bugs”, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, 9:00 AM - 12:00
Noon, Oct. 15, 2011.
International Conference on Water Quality and Water
Supply to be held Sept. 9th-12th, 2012 in Stare Jablonki, Poland
Water resources Research Center Conference, Jan. 24,
2012, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
Honors, Awards, Patents and Service:
2011; NAU-Yuma Bien Hecho Advisory Board Member, Northern Arizona University, Yuma, AZ, USA.
2011; Sustainability Council Member, Arizona Western College, Yuma, AZ, USA.
2011; Water Resources Research Center Member, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.
of the Board of the Kofa Refuge Friends, Yuma AZ, USA
2011; Advisory Board Member, The Science, Technology, Education,
Agriculture and Mathematics (STEAM) Early College Academy, Yuma, AZ,
2004; Certificate of Recognition; The United Way of Central
Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA.
2005; Certificate of
Excellence for Improving Animal Health by Completing the Study Entitled:
“Novel Application of FISH and IFA for Detection of Anthropozoonotic
Parasites Infecting Human-Habituated Gorillas”, Morris Animal Foundation, CO,
2006; Certificate of Appreciation for Helping Provide
a Healthier Tomorrow for Animals, Morris Animal Foundation, CO, USA.
2007- present; Scientific Council Member, Polish Parasitological Society,
Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw,
2008 - present; Scientific Board Member, Polish Society
of Environmental Engineers, Division of Water, Poznan, Poland.
2008 - present; Scientific Committee Member, Institute of Environmental
Health Engineering, Water and Sanitation Division, Czestochowa,
1998; News Journal Highlights Award, American
Society for Microbiology, Washington DC, USA.
2003; Award for Best
Presentation, American Water Works Association Foundation,
“Cryptosporidium Contamination of the Chesapeake Bay”, Ocean City,
2004; Travel Award, American Society of Parasitology, Fort
Collins, CO, USA.
2004; US Department of Commerce Unit
Recognition Award for “Scientific Leadership in the Discovery of Waterborne
Human Pathogens Resulting from Fecal Pollution of Coastal Waters from Maine
to Texas Using Shellfish as Biological Indicators that Filter, Concentrate,
and Retain Pathogens from the Water”, Oxford, MD, USA.
Advising, Mentoring, Teaching Recognition Award (AMTRA), Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.
2007; Diploma Honorificum, Socii Nomen Honoris Causa, Polish
Parasitological Society, Miedzyzdroje, Poland,
Mentoring, Teaching Recognition Award (AMTRA), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.
US Patent 7107824.
Title: “Apparatus for the separation of cystic parasite forms from water”,
Services to the Department and University
2011; External reviewer for the Environmental Science
Program of the Arizona Western College, Yuma, AZ, USA
Recruitment Committee Member, Department of Arts and Sciences,
University, Yuma, AZ, USA
Recruitment Committee Member, Department of Education, Northern
Arizona, University, Yuma, AZ, USA