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December 2023

Winter Break Party in style! We brought our A-game to pickle ball.

July 2023

Dine College visits UArizona for a week of workshops on water reuse. Love it when we meet to work with our project partners.

May 2023

Field trip with our collaborators from Dine College to the Navajo Nation to install our first Solar-UV system at Juanita’s house.

March 2023

Spring break field work and team meeting with Dine College

Congratulations to our PhD student Arianna Tariqi for being selected as a ARCS scholar for 2023

January 2023

KORES lab PhD student Chris Yazzie presenting his research work on water reuse in the Navajo Nation at the Sky Bar. Good Job Chris!

November 2022

Extremely honored to receive this award. I am so appreciative of all the KORES students current and past ones. You keep me going and remind me why I love my job!

July 2022

Dine college visits the UArizona for a week long workshops on water reuse

June 2022

Congratulations to Ailyn Brizo (MS) and Mackenzie Bonny (BS) on their graduation. Ailyn has already lined up a job with Indian Health Services and Mackenzie will be going to Rice University to start her PhD. We wish them good luck and we will miss them

May 2022

We did a thing! Organizing a conference is a lot but very rewarding! Thankful for amazing colleagues (Dr. Kerri Hickenbottom, Dr Manish Kumar and Dr. Mary Laura Lind) and the membrane community!

Congratulations to Arianna Tariqi on wining 2nd place on the NAMS 2022 student poster presentation

April 2022

Congratulations to our PhD student Arianna Tariqi for receiving an NSF-GRFP!!

March 2022

Congratulations to our PhD student Jack Welchert for winning the first place on AZ water symposium that took place in Phoenix

December 2021

Its been a while but we are still here going strong

November 2021

Visiting PhD student Arianna Tariqi the Yuma desalting plant to inaugurate our new USBOR funded pitch-to-pilot project.

August 2021


Truly honored for this recognition....Our work is highly collaborative so this award goes to our community partners, colleagues and lab members

October 2020

Inaugurating publication from the KORES laboratory

We are excited to share our first publication from our group in collaboration with the Zucker lab on platform selection of engineered nanomaterials for water decontamination applications.

September 2020

Fall is here!

Hua Jiang, (2nd year PhD student) gave an excellent presentation ammonia recovery from wastewater at our ChEE Friday Seminar. The Friday seminars are geared towards our graduate students to work on their communication skills and introduce their research amongst their peers.

August 2020

Welcome Kara Walton and Ailyn Brizo to the KORES lab

Kara Walton is an accelerated MS student and she will be working on optimization of solar membrane processes and Ailyn Brizo is an Indige-FEWS fellow and she will be working on nanofiltration for off-grid water purification in the Navajo Nation. 

Excellent virtual presentation series for the College of Engineering with Dr. Kim Ogden on our work we do in collaboration with Tribal communities in Arizona.

June 2020

Partially Resuming Laboratory Operations

May 2020


Extremely honored to receive an early career award by the UA provost Office!!

April 2020

MS Defense

Congratulations to Cora LeMar on her successful MS thesis defense!! Cora joined the KORES lab as a visiting student for more than three months from Delft University in the Netherlands.  

March 2020

Remote Lab

Our laboratory will be operating remotely and working from home until further notice

February 2020

Energy Talks

Great opportunity to connect with the community and present our work at the Energy Talks sponsored by University of Arizona
Sky Bar-- February 2020

December 2019

Congratulations to Master student Catalina Fernandez-Moores

Congratulations to Master student Catalina Fernandez-Moores for successfully defending her Ms report on December 2nd. Her report titled "Uranium Removal from Navajo Nation Groundwater through Nanofiltration"

Holiday Gathering

Get together of the KORES, ART and Hickenbottom lab before the holiday break
Gentle Bens -- December 2019

September 2019


The Kores lab would like to welcome in the group two new PhD students Hua Jiang and Chris Yazzie and a Master student Catalina Fernandez-Moores

August 2019


The KORES lab is Live!