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Environmental Engineering Graduate Students Take Top Awards At Water Quality Technology Conference!

UCF environmental engineering graduate students and faculty actively participated in the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) held in Portland, Oregon (Nov. 12-16, 2017). Everyone representing UCF at the WQTC either presented papers or posters at a conference focused on water quality, treatment and public health-related regulatory topics.

Daniel Whalen (Advisor: Dr. Duranceau) wins first place for his research entitled “Investigating Opportunities to Enhance an Aged Nanofiltration Membrane Process” in a student poster competition over a number of other universities that included: Cal Berkeley (CA), Cal Poly-Pomona (CA), Arizona State (AZ), Clemson (SC), Penn State (PA), Portland State (OR), Arkansas (AR), Colorado-Boulder (CO), Minnesota (MN), New Haven (CT), Rhode Island (RI), Sheffield (United Kingdom), and University of Malaysia (Pahang).

Xiangmeng Ma (Advisor: Dr. Lee) won best student paper presentation for “2D Surface Investigation on the Impact of pH, Orthophosphate and Alkalinity on Galvanic Corrosion Using Microelectrodes”.

A clean sweep of the conference by UCF graduate students!

Xiangmeng Ma wins Best Student Paper Presentation!

Xiangmeng Ma wins
Best Student Paper Presentation!

Participants included (L to R): Dr. Duranceau, Dr. Lee, Jared Church, Xiangmeng Ma, Angela Rodriguez, Carlyn Higgins and Daniel Whalen.

Participants included (L to R): Dr. Duranceau, Dr. Lee, Jared Church,
Xiangmeng Ma, Angela Rodriguez, Carlyn Higgins and Daniel Whalen.

UCF's Daniel Whalen wins 1st place in student poster competition!

UCF’s Daniel Whalen wins 1st place in student poster competition!

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