Institute for Environmental Genomics Seminar Series – Travels Through the World of Water

The International Forum on Advanced Environmental Sciences and Technology (iFAST) aims to provide an interactive forum to bring eminent scientists together to share their most recent advances in environmental sciences and technology with interested students, faculty, and other researchers. It also provides an opportunity to foster interdisciplinary networking among environmental researchers, engineers, and the general Continue Reading »

Dr. Glen Daigger serves on the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) Independent Advisory Panel (Panel) as the chair

NWRI is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Orange County, California, which administers independent advisory panels that help protect public health by providing unbiased, thirdparty, expert review of state, regional, and local water resources management practices.

The City of Tampa is evaluating indirect potable reuse to optimize and integrate community water supply and environmental sustainability investments. Continue Reading »

Dr. Glen Daigger and Dr. Nancy Love have won the 2021 Wesley W. Horner Award from ASCE!

Dr. Glen Daigger and Dr. Nancy Love, with their co-authors have been selected by ASCE’s Environmental and Water Resources Institute to receive the 2021 Wesley W. Horner Award for the paper, “Progress and Promise Transitioning to the One Water/Resource Recovery Integrated Urban Water Management Systems,” that appeared in the October 2019 issue of the Journal Continue Reading »

Dr. Lutgarde Raskin, Shilva Shrestha, Kate Dowdell Delivered Talks at The 2020 IWA Biofilm Virtual Conference

Professor Lutgarde Raskin delivered a keynote lecture on the role of biofilms in anaerobic biotechnologies for resource recovery from waste streams with a focus on anaerobic dynamic membrane bioreactors. This research was led by Tim Fairley in collaboration with Steve Skerlos. Professor Raskin also participated in a Panel Discussion on the Grand Challenges and Continue Reading »

MABR Workshop on The 2020 IWA Biofilm Virtual Conference

On Dec 6, 2020, Prof. Glen Daigger (lead organizer), Prof. Robert Nerenberg (University of Notre Dame), Jeff Peeters (SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions), Dwight Houweling, and John McConomy (OXYMEM) organized a workshop regarding the Current Status and Emerging Applications of MABR. With 192 attendants involved in heated discussions, the workshop was a great success!  Continue Reading »

Dr. Glen Daigger has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Water Tower Institute

About the Water Tower

Gwinnett County has a reputation for being proactive, especially when it comes to water. The F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Facility, constructed in the early 2000s, is still considered one of the most advanced water reclamation facilities on the Eastern Seaboard. The leadership on the County Commission and at the Department Continue Reading »

Congratulations to recent Environmental Biotechnology Award Recipients!

Several members of the Environmental Biotechnology Group recently received awards and fellowships!

Avery Carlson received the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC)’s Martha Hahn Memorial Award, which is presented to the highest-rated abstract in the Municipal Symposium track. Avery received the award for his paper, “Troubleshooting Long-term Biofouling by Dispersed Bacteria in Full-scale Continue Reading »

Dr. Lutgarde Raskin honored with IWA Ardern-Lockett award

Dr. Lutgarde Raskin was honored with the Ardern-Lockett award at the International Water Association’s 2019 Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering Specialist Conference (MEWE2019). The award recognizes outstanding contributions to research and practice in the field of Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering. Dr. Raskin’s work strives to use sustainable design approaches to understand and improve the Continue Reading »