Scherer to Receive Malcolm Pirnie/AEESP Frontier in Research Award

Monday, August 30, 2010

Michelle M. Scherer, Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow of Engineering, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and faculty research engineer at IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2010 Malcolm Pirnie/AEESP Frontier in Research Award October 4 at the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Meet and Greet event in New Orleans, LA.

The award honors individuals who have advanced the environmental engineering and science field through recognized  research leadership and pioneering efforts in new and innovative research areas.  There is a $4,000 financial award included.

AEESP is made up of professors in academic programs throughout the world who provide education in the sciences and technologies of environmental protection.  Founded in 1963 as a private nonprofit organization, AEESP has more than 700 members in universities throughout the world.