2021 ASCE Associate Editor Award

Nov. 16, 2021

Volodymyr Tarabara recognized for exemplary editorial leadership

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has selected a Michigan State University Professor of Environmental Engineering to receive its 2021 ASCE Associate Editor Award. The award is highly competitive as there are close to 1,000 Associate Editors across 30+ ASCE Journals.

Volodymyr Tarabara
Volodymyr Tarabara

Volodymyr Tarabara, Ph.D., M. ASCE, was recognized for consistent and exemplary service and the enhancement of ASCE’s publication activities. He has been an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering since 2012 and the Special Collections Editor for the Journal since 2017. His service for ASCE also includes participation in the Emerging and Innovative Technologies committee and the International Participation committee of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute.

His research is in the area of separation processes with applications that include water treatment, industrial pollution control and biosafety monitoring. He has co-authored over 100 journal papers and book chapters and co-edited Wiley’s Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology.

He is a recipient of the Paul L. Busch award from the Water Environment Research Foundation and three Fulbright awards. He also serves as the Associate Director of the Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at Michigan State.

Since joining MSU in 2004, he has led and collaborated on research and outreach projects with partners from France, Georgia, Germany, Norway, Singapore, Turkey, and Ukraine. Among his other honors is the Withrow Global Leadership Award from the College of Engineering.