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!