John Crittenden to Receive 2020 ASCE Simon W. Freese Award

The American Society of Civil Engineers recently announced that BBISS Director and Civil Engineering Professor John Crittenden will be presented with the 2020 Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture. This award is given to recognize “extraordinary accomplishments in using fundamental scientific principles and current research findings to solve the most challenging water quality problems.” The award and monetary prize will be formally given during the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in 2020. At the conference, Prof. Crittenden will present a lecture, which will be published in the meeting proceedings.

Prof. Crittenden received the Walter L. Huber Research Prize from the ASCE in 1991 for his research contributions on the removal of organics from water. He was elected as an ASCE Fellow in 2016.  The American Society of Civil Engineers has more than 150,000 members around the world.  The Society works to advance the civil engineering profession through many professional- and public-focused programs, publications, conferences, and awards.

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