Dr. Janet Stout
University of Pittsburgh
Stout is Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and
Director of the Special Pathogens Laboratory at the University of
Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, and an
internationally-recognized authority on Legionella and Legionnaires'
Dr. Sudhir Murthy
District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DCWASA)
Dr. Sudhir Murthy serves as Innovations Chief at DCWASA, and is the 2016
Kappe Lecturer for the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and
Scientists. Dr. Murthy has authored more than 75 peer-reviewed
publications and is also a Fellow of the International Water Association
and Water Environment Federation.
Mark Edwards to Receive Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize
Marc Edwards has been selected to receive the inaugural Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize. Edwards is the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech. (Download the Press Release)
Edwards will receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize on February 21, 2017, at the Borchardt Conference, a Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater Treatment at the University of Michigan (U-M) and will deliver a lecture “Sustainable Water Distribution Systems of the Future: Fixing Old Mistakes and Avoiding New Ones.”
The Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize is awarded to an individual whose accomplishments in the water or wastewater treatment fields have been nationally and internationally recognized. The prize selection committee used five criteria to evaluate the candidates, including their overall record of accomplishments, their role in developing innovative technologies, their potential for continued contributions to the field, the quality of nomination and supporting documents, and the added leadership and prestige to the Borchardt Conference.