Research of "national significance"

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Aug. 15, 2018

CEE engineers are part of team awarded a top EPA recognition for science and technology contributions 

A research team, that included three Spartan Engineers at Michigan State University, has been honored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2017 Level 1 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award for exceptionally high-quality research or technological effort.The EPA's Scientific and Technological Achievement Award is considered among the EPA's top recognitions.

Kelvin Wong (PhD ’10) and Civil and Environmental Engineering associate professor Irene Xagoraraki and professor Tom Voice were co-authors on "Understanding the fate and transport of human adenovirus in environmental matrices.” Other researchers on the team include Richard Zepp, Biplab Mukherjee, Marirosa Molina, Amy Kahler, and Dermont Bouchard. 

The EPA recognition is considered “research of national significance.” 

See more at 2017 STAA Awards.