Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Awards

IWC Merit Award

Each year, the International Water Conference® presents the Annual Merit Award to honor outstanding individuals in the field of industrial water technology. This award is presented during the Opening Ceremonies of the Conference to an individual selected from a list of nominees recommended by the Advisory Council and the IWC Executive Committee.

Qualifications for the Award include:

  • Being recognized as a leader in a water-related field of activity.
  • Personally having made or inspired others to make major contributions in pertinent water-related technology or its application.
  • Having actively contributed to the advancement of the IWC in the form of papers, discussions, committee participation, etc.

Past Winners

2017 – John Schubert
2016 – Colleen Layman
2015 – Edward Beardwood
2014 – Dennis McBride
2013 – Bradley D. Wolf
2012 – Dan Rice
2011 – Deborah Bloom
2010 – Kumar Sinha
2009 – James Bellows
2008 – Robert Holloway
2007 – Michael Gottlieb
2006 – Alroy Aschoff
2005 – Andrew Calderwood
2004 – Malcolm Clemens
2003 – Wayne Micheletti
2002 – Alan Smith
2001 – Robert Cunningham
2000 – Edward Geishecker
1999 – Richard W. Lutey
1998 – James Robinson
1997 – James C. Dromgoole
1996 – Joseph Loftis
1995 – Wayne E. Bernahl
1994 – Paul R. Puckorius

1993 – David E. Simon II
1992 – Edward Maziarz
1991 – J. Fred Wilkes
1990 – Jesse S. Beecher
1989 – Michael C. Skriba
1988 – Richard Hetherington
1987 – Frank Z. McGarvey
1986 – Ray Baum
1985 – Frederick J. Pocock
1984 – Sallie Fisher
1983 – George J. Crits
1982 – Walter Zabban
1981 – Irving M. Abrams
1980 – Paul Goldstein
1979 – Robert Kunin
1978 – H.A. Grabowski
1977 – Louis F. Wirth, Jr.
1976 – Joseph Thompson
1975 – Paul Cohen
1974 – James K. Rice
1973 – Michael D. Baker
1972 – S.B. Applebaum
1971 – S.F. Whirl
1970 – William M. Porter

 

Technical Paper Awards

The following awards are to be presented annually to an IWC presenting author (or authors) who best exemplifies the goal of clearly communicating new information, or a new understanding about a significant aspect of water use or water chemistry, or best enhances the knowledge that enables effective utilization of water in industry or another use that benefits humanity.

To that end, the IWC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 awards.  (click on paper number to download paper)

First Time Presenter Award

Chad Roby, Jacobs Engineering (formally CH2M)

IWC 17-59: Closing the Bottom Ash Loop – Pilot Testing Treatment and Reuse for FGD Makeup

 

Best Overall Paper

Dan Sampson, HDR, Inc.

IWC 17-63: A Rock and a Hard Place – Managing use of Ammonia-laden Recycled Water

 

Questions about the Awards, please contact us at 412-261-0710 ext. 13