Academia and Student Projects

Professional Conferences

  • Groundwater Evaluation in Wisconsin Using Chemical and Radioactive Environmental Isotope Techniques in GIS Environment. 91st Annual Meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, Lake Tahoe, Nevada October 5 – 8, 2006
  • Selected Wisconsin Groundwater Contaminants Exceeding EPA Standards and Factors Contributing. 2004 Technical Conference Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Ground Water Association, May 14, 2004.

Undergraduate Research

Spring 2017 NATURAL SCIENCES UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Friday, MAY 5, 2017
  • Studying the effect of four artificial recharge dams on the quality of groundwater using geostatistical methods in GIS environment. (Dr. William Bajjali) Nicole Geisler
  • Using Geostatistical Methods to Study Groundwater Resources in Four-Basins in Jordan GIS environment (Dr. William Bajjali) Kirsten Nevin
Fall 2016 NATURAL SCIENCES UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Friday, DECEMBER 9, 2016
  • SUITABILITY MAP MODELING TO PROTECT WATER RESOURCES IN DHULEIL AREA. (Dr. William Bajjali) Elizabeth Mertens
2016 Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, Monday, May 2, 2016
  • MINING AND OVER-EXPLOITATION OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCES IN AZRAQ BASIN, JORDAN AND THE EFFECT ON THE ECOLOGICAL SETTING IN THE REGION Brian Eckholm, GIS Program (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • GROUNDWATER RESOURCES IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN Marinda Neubarth, GIS Program (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • USING GIS TECHNIQUES TO ANALYZE THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SEA LEVEL AND ITS CONSEQUENCES Cory Johnson, GIS Program (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • USING GIS TECHNIQUES TO PROPOSE AN AREA TO BUILD A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN THE DHULEIL AREA Paige Klassa, GIS Program (Dr. William Bajjali)
2015 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, Friday, December 11, 2015
  • GROUNDWATER EVALUATION IN DHULEIL-HALABAT AREA, JORDAN USING THE STATISTICAL AND HYDROCHEMICAL APPROACHES IN GIS ENVIRONMENT Kevin Johnson, Earth Sciences Program, (Dr. William Bajjali)
Fall 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Friday, December 5, 2014
  • STUDY OF THE GROUNDWATER GEOCHEMISTRY AND WATER QUALITY UP-AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE KHIRBET-AL-SAMRA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLAN, JORDAN. (Dr. William Bajjali) Kevin Johnson
  • ANALYZING LOCATIONS AND MAJORS OF ON-CAMPUS UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT UW-SUPERIOR FROM 2009-2013. (Dr. William Bajjali) Ariel Johnson
  • EVALUTING THE WATER QUALITY OF FAXON CREEK (Dr. William Bajjali) Benjamin Olson
  • DIGITAL MAPPING OF THE UW-SUPERIOR CAMPUS USING ARCPAD (Dr. William Bajjali and Dustin Johnson) Mariah Fehri
Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Friday, May 3, 2013
  • A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CAUSES OF LAKE SUPERIOR SHIPWRECKS FROM 1847-1975. Corey Ueland, Biology (Dr. William Bajjali)
Spring 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Friday, May 4, 2012
  • Reed Schwarting: Earthquake Hazards in Wisconsin: Infrastructure at Risk (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Connor Rabideau: Historical Reconstruction of the Normandy Invasion using Spatial Analysis (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Ella Pelfrey and LaShawn Nohrenberg: The Impacts of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake and Its Relationship with Local Geology (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Michael Moretto and Nicholas Bax: PROJECTED SEA LEVEL RISE FROM GLOBAL WARMING (Dr. William Bajjali)
Posters in the Rotunda State Capitol, Madison, WI. 8th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Student Research, April 6, 2011
  • Urban Stream Contamination: Evaluating Sources of Pollution through the Comparison of Local Area Streams. Daniel Fuller and Cole Holstrom (Dr. William Bajjali)
13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Friday, May 6, 2011
  • Comparison Study of Urban Streams in Superior, Wisconsin. Daniel Fuller and Cole Holstrom, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin- Superior (Dr. William Bajjali)
Posters in the Rotunda State Capitol, Madison, WI. 7th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Student Research, May 5, 2010
  • Water Quality Study of Newton Creek. David Braun and Kimberly Slanga (Dr. William Bajjali)
12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, April 30, 2010
  • HYDROCHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF THE BASE FLOW WATER IN NEWTON CREEK FROM THE HEADWATERS TO THE MOUTH (Dr. William Bajjali) David Braun and Kim Slanga, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • USING HYDROLOGY TOOL IN SPATIAL ANALYST TO DELINEATE THE WATERSHED OF NEWTON CREEK IN SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN. (Dr. William Bajjali), Sacha Mkheidze Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • WINTER ROAD SALT USE AND ITS EFFECT ON THE WATER QUALITY OF CHESTER AND TICHER CREEKS IN URBAN DULUTH, MINNESOTA. (Dr. William Bajjali), Linda Sellner* Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • LAND COVER/LAND USE CREATION AND CLASSIFICATION WITHIN THE NEWTON CREEK WATERSHED AND ITS EFFECT ON THE QUALITY OF WATER IN THE CREEK (Dr. William Bajjali) Jan O’Malley and Allan Siers, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • SEX OFFENDERS IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN (Dr. William Bajjali) Ross Dudzik and Samantha Licht, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, May 1, 2009
  • KIMMES-TOBIN MITIGATED WETLAND: WATER QUALITY AND DEPTH ANALYSIS (Dr. William Bajjali and Dr. Mary Balcer) Teresa O'Keefe, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF EARTHQUAKE GEOHAZARD IN WISCONSIN (Dr. William Bajjali) Linda Sellner and Hollie Parsons, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • WATER CHEMISTRY ANALYSIS OF NEWTON CREEK (Dr. William Bajjali) Jeremy Bates and Jillian Holm, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • ANALYZING CUSTOMER DEMOGRAPHICS FOR BUSINESS DECISIONS (Dr. William Bajjali) Ben Hansen, Steve Mickolajak, and Josh Pearson, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 5488
  • INVESTIGATING FLOODING IF THE SEA LEVEL WERE TO RISE DUE TO GLOBAL WARMING (Dr. William Bajjali) Matthew Jahnke and Wendy Wohlwend, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, May 20, 2008
  • The groundwater quality in the state of Wisconsin. Alyssa Anderson and Teresa O'keefe (Dr. William Bajjali), Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • Growing America’s fuel. Ryan Vanlanduyt (Dr. William Bajjali), Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
9th Annual University of Wisconsin System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, University of Wisconsin-Stout April 20, 2008
  • Water quality and assessment of Newton Creek. Jason Bramstadt and Jared Leino (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • The groundwater quality in the state of Wisconsin. Alyssa Anderson and Teresa O'keefe (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Growing America’s fuel. Ryan Vanlanduyt (Dr. William Bajjali)
9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Superior, May 20, 2007
  • Analyzing flood potential in GIS environment; a case study from Kansas. (Dr. William Bajjali) William Whirry, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • Earthquake hazards in Wisconsin: infrastructure and population at risk. (Dr. William Bajjali) Matthew J. Goodman, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • The use of GIS to understand the geology of earthquakes in North America; case study from California and Alaska. (Dr. William Bajjali) Reed A. Coil, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 54880
  • Volcano modeling of mt rainier in GIS environment. (Dr. William Bajjali) Matthew Miller and Gary Wernlund, Department of Biology and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI 548
8th Annual University of Wisconsin System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, University of Wisconsin – Stout April 20, 2007
  • Potential Earthquakes in Wisconsin and it influence on the Population and Transportation. Mathew J. Goodman (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • The Use of GIS to Understand the Geology of Earthquakes in North America; Case Study from California and Alaska Reed A. Coil (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Analyzing the Potential Flood in USA in GIS Environment; Case Study from Kansas William Whirry (Dr. William Bajjali)
8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin – Superior May 5, 2006
  • Radioactive Tritium in Precipitation and Groundwater and its Implication in Applied Hydrogeology. David Hooper, (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • The Potential Effects of the Sarona Lanfill on the Environment. Paul R. Lehman and Zachary M. Polaske, (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Water Quality Assesment of Newton Creek of Superior, Wisconsin Eric D. Johnson* and Nicklas R. Sandstrom*, (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Earthquakes Occurance along Sant Andreas Fault in Western California and its Potential Effects on the Population. Jill A. Wallin* and Kara J. Kent*, (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Groundwater Evaluation in Wisconsin using GIS techniques. Anthony J. Bartolerio*, and Matthew W. Schlapper*, (Dr. William Bajjali)
7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin – Superior May 6, 2005
  • The Lake Superior Research Institute GIS analysis Application. Steve Hagedorn (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Saline Groundwater and population in Wisconsin. John Cavanaugh (Dr. William Bajjali).
  • Radioactive Tritium Level in Precipitation and Groundwater in Wisconsin and it Applications in Hydrogeology. David A. Hooper (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Potential Effects of Solid Waste Disposal on Groundwater of the Moccasin Mike Sanitary Landfill. Michele A. Rogers and Mary L. Munn (William Bajjali).
6th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh April 28, 2005
  • Potential Effects of Solid Waste Disposal on Groundwater of the Moccasin Mike Sanitary Landfill. Michele A. Rogers and Mary L. Munn (Dr. William Bajjali).
  • Radioactive Tritium Level in Precipitation and Groundwater in Wisconsin and it Applications in Hydrogeology. David A. Hooper (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Spatial Relationship between bar, schools and churches in Superior, Wisconsin. John Cavanaugh (Dr. William Bajjali).
6th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin – Superior April 30, 2004
  • Radioactive Occurrence in Wisconsin Groundwater as a Tool for Dating and Potential Harmful Effects. Steve Hagedorn (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Geochemical Evolution of Groundwater in Wisconsin Based on the Content of the Salinity and Nitrate. Paul Schueller and Justin Van De Hey (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Distribution of Cladoceran Zooplankton in the Great Lakes using GIS Environment. Michael Travis (Dr. Mary Balcer and Dr. William Bajjali)
  • A Study of Dragonflies in Empire Bog, Empire Wilderness Area, Douglas County. Julie Pleski (Dr. William Bajjali, Mr. Robert DuBois)
  • Using GIS as a Data Management Tool to Characterize the Contaminants Discharging Toward Lake Superior. Josh Zika (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Ecological Evaluation of Superior School Forest Using GIS Technique. Laura Bosak, Paul Schueller, and Josh Zika (Dr. Mary Balcer and Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Study of Incoming Students to the Continuing Education Program at the University of Wisconsin - Superior. Justin A. Van DeHey (Dr. William Bajjali and Ms. Sheryl Homan)
  • Data Collection and Design to Create a Handicapped Accessibility map at UWS Using GIS Steve Hagedorn, Genelle Lamont, and Zakary Thumbi (Dr. William Bajjali) <
5th Annual University of Wisconsin System – Symposium for undergraduate Research and Creative Activity University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh April 28, 2004
  • Ecological Evaluation of Superior School Forest Using GIS Technique. Laura Bosak, Paul Schueller, and Josh Zika (Dr. Mary Balcer and Dr. William Bajjali)
  • A stroll through Geologic Time at Amnicon Falls. Emily Loomis and David Lamont (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • A Study of Dragonflies in Empire Bog, Empire Wilderness Area, Douglas County. Julie Pleski (Dr. William Bajjali)
  • Data Collection and Design to Create a Handicapped Accessibility map at UWS Using GIS Steve Hagedorn, Genelle Lamont, and Zakary Thumbi (Dr. William Bajjali)
Symposium for Undergraduate Research at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire April 29, 2003
  • Andrew Ernst and Bruce Peura (Dr. William Bajjali) Landfill Investigation of Shallow Groundwater Quality of Lake Superior.
  • Joshua Watten (Dr. William Bajjali) Tree Mapping of the Campus of University of Wisconsin – Superior using GIS.
  • Michael Anderson (Dr. William Bajjali) Health Care Services and Facilities in Duluth, MN and Superior
  • Jennifer Rico (Dr. William Bajjali) Japanese American Internment Project
5th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin – Superior May, 2002
  • Jennifer Rico (Dr. William Bajjali) Japanese American Internment Project
  • Michael R. Anderson (Dr. William Bajjali) Health Care Services and Facilities in Duluth, MN and Superior, WI
  • Andrew Ernst and Bruce Peura (Dr. William Bajjali) Landfill Investigation of Shallow Groundwater Quality of Lake Superior