The Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Science & Technology Award recognizes change makers, whose research and service contributions to the fields have substantially supported improvements in human health and/or the environment.
Please join Environmental Science & Technology in warmly congratulating winners of the 2022 award: Professor Jerald L. Schnoor, Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, University of Iowa, and Professor Menachem Elimelech, Sterling Professor Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University.
Professor Jerald L. Schnoor was recognized for his pioneering research on phytoremediation as a sustainable remediation technology, discovering novel pathways for the uptake, sequestration, and degradation of organic chemicals in the environment, and for his fundamental contributions, leadership, and service in water quality engineering science, in modeling, chemistry, molecular biology, and policy. Explore his research published in ACS journals here.
Professor Menachem Elimelech was recognized for his vision, influence, leadership, and major impacts and technological innovations on the field of water quality engineering and treatment working toward clean water for global health and sustainable development in the face of global water scarcity. Explore his research published in ACS journals and read an interview about his life and work.