Honors and Awards

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2012).

Faculty Advisor for USEPA Doctoral Fellowship awarded to one of my students (2010).

Faculty Advisor for USEPA Doctoral Fellowship awarded to one of my students (2004).

Best Paper Award, Water Science and Technology Division, American Water Works Association (2002).

Distinguished Service Award, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors, for outstanding service as a Board Member of AEESP (2002).

Faculty Advisor for USEPA Doctoral Fellowship awarded to one of my students (2001).

Faculty Co-Advisor for Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship awarded to one of my Ph.D. students by the American Water Works Association (2000-02).

Best of Sessions Award, Texas Section, American Society of Civil Engineers, for paper presented at annual meeting (1999).

Faculty Advisor for USEPA Doctoral Fellowship awarded to one of my students (1998).

Thesis Advisor Award, Association of Environmental Engineering Professors, for advising recipient of first place award in the Montgomery Watson/AEEP Master's Thesis competition (1996).

Major Advisor Award, American Water Works Association, for advising recipient of first place award in the Master's Thesis competition (1994).

Faculty Advisor for Abel Wolman Doctoral Fellowship awarded to one of my Ph.D. students by the American Water Works Association (1991-93).

Faculty Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Texas (1990).

Rudolph Hering Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers, for paper which contains the most valuable contribution to the increase of knowledge in environmental engineering (1988).

Bernard G. Greenberg Award for excellence in doctoral research, University of North Carolina (1986).

Board of Governors Fellow in Science and Technology, University of North Carolina (1984).

George C. Bunker Award for scholastic excellence and professional promise in environmental engineering, University of North Carolina (1980).

Ethel Kirschenbaum Memorial Prize for most promise in civil engineering, Union College (1976).