Dr. Jared Church received the 2018-2019 university award for the Outstanding Dissertation in the Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences category. This award recognizes the quality, content and exceptional contribution in his field of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Dr. Church’s dissertation was entitled “Electrochemical microsensors for in situ monitoring of chemical compounds in engineered and natural aquatic systems” and his work has had a large impact on the scientific community. During his doctoral study, he worked on several Federally funded projects with the Navy, NIFA/USDA, and EPA, and published 14 referred journal, 46 conference papers (6 for international, 26 for national, and 14 for regional conferences). Dr. Church is currently an American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) postdoctoral fellow at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division and Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.). Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee, P.E. was his dissertation committee chair.

The award presentation will be at a reception hosted by Interim President Thad Seymour on March 29, 2019, from 3 – 5 p.m.

Congratulations on his accomplishment!