Jun 18, 2020 | Atlanta, GA
BBISS Director John Crittenden, and esteemed co-authors, have been awarded the Top Feature Article of 2019 by the Environmental Science & Technology Editorial Advisory Board. The article is entitled “The Technology Horizon for Photocatalytic Water Treatment: Sunrise or Sunset?” It appeared in the March 19, 2019 issue of the journal. As of the writing of this piece, it has 10,909 views, and has been cited by 56 publications.
Researching technologies and techniques that can provide cleaner water for everyone is a primary research area for the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems. Clean water is also goal number 6 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. It states: "Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all." As fresh water supplies become contaminated with a larger variety of novel substances, like agricultural chemicals and pharmaceuticals, new water treatment technologies will be an important area of research to help our society meet our sustainability goals.