Schnoor Inducted into University of Texas Distinguished Alumni Academy

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Jerald Schnoor, Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, professor of civil and environmental engineering and co-director of the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, was inducted into the University of Texas at Austin Academy of Distinguished Alumni in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering. A ceremony and banquet was held November 11.

Schnoor is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has testified several times before Congress on the environmental effects of acid deposition and the importance of passing the 1990 Clean Air Act. Since 2003, he has served as editor-in-chief of Environmental Science and Technology, and currently serves on the EPA Science Advisory Board and National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. His research areas include environmental observatories, water quality modeling, global change and sustainability and phytoremediation.