Lays Harumi Morimoto


SAL Lab Mitacs Intern
Undergraduate Student, BASc Environmental Engineering.

UNESP Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”, Presidente Prudente campus, Brazil.

Research Interests: My major interest in environmental field relies on technologies and methods that may decrease or change the bad impacts of our current way of living.

SAL Research: I am a Globalink Research Intern from Brazil, I applied for Mitacs Globalink program to work in Canada during 2014 summer, for 12 weeks. I have worked with Jason Lion on the Lower Fraser Valley Nutrient Database project from June until August. We have been researching different pretreatments for plant tissue and manure samples to analyze them by Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Spectroscopy (DRIFTS) in order to reach a more accurate calibration.