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Shane DeGaetano


Shane DeGaetano, BE'15, is working in BEE's Soil and Water Lab with denitrifying bioreactors to improved agricultural runoff quality .  He has a keen interest in water resources management.  He has received funding through Cornell's Engineering Learning Initiative for his project focused on non-point source road salt pollution from Cornell's storm water, with results presented at the Fall 2014 meeting of the American Geophysical Union.  Shane has also volunteered at the Ithaca Sciencenter, designing and performing chemistry-based demonstrations, and works as a soccer referee.  He is a member of the Institute for Biological Engineering. [BE, bioenvironmental concentration, CALS]