Nominations for 2021 AEESP Awards are now closed.
*Note: Beginning with 2021 Awards, only AEESP members who are up-to-date with dues are eligible to nominate candidates for awards (letters of support from non-AEESP members are acceptable). To check your dues status, log into your account, then click on ‘Update Your Membership Profile’ under the ‘Member Resources’ banner on the right side of the page. Your term expiration will appear at the bottom of your profile page. Please take a moment to read AEESP's Conflict of Interest Policy to ensure nominators and/or nominees do not pose a conflict of interest prior to submitting nominations.
This award honors an individual who has made sustained and outstanding efforts to bridge environmental engineering research, education, and practice. Only members of AEESP and/or the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) are eligible to receive this award. The award will consist of a medal, a $1000 cash award, and reimbursement of travel costs of up to $1,000 for travel to the award ceremony.
Nominations must be made by members of AEESP and/or AAEES. Nomination packages should include: (1) a cover letter from the nominator; (2) a full curriculum vitae for the nominee; (3) and at least two, but not more than five, additional letters of recommendation. Past nominations will be carried over and considered for three years and can be modified during this period.
Dr. Frederick G. Pohland (1931-2004) was Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Professor and Edward R. Weidlein Chair of Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Fred's research led to fundamental advances in anaerobic processes. He received numerous honors and awards and was the author of more than 150 technical and scientific publications. Dr. Pohland was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1993 for advancing the theory of anaerobic treatment processes and applications to solid waste management. Committed to applying research to practice and disseminating vital information, Dr. Pohland founded and chaired International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Committees to bring together practitioners, researchers and educators. Fred Pohland was a valued colleague and very dedicated to advancement of the profession of environmental engineering.
*Eligibility: Only members of AEESP and/or the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) are eligible to receive this award. An individual may receive the award only once; previous winners are ineligible.
Questions may be directed to the chair of the AEESP Awards Committee:
Dr. Kevin T. Finneran
Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 864-656-4143
AAEES and AEESP thank the Pohland family and other donors to the Frederick George Pohland Memorial Fund for their generosity in establishing this award.
|2021||Nancy G. Love||University of Michigan|
|2020||Debra R. Reinhart||University of Central Florida|
|2019||Spyros Pavlostathis||Georgia Tech|
|2018||Charles Bott||Hampton Roads Sanitation District|
|2017||Dan Oerther||Missouri University of Science & Technology|
|2016||Glenn T. Daigger||University of Michigan|
|2015||Morton Barlaz||North Carolina State University|
|2014||C.P. Leslie Grady, Jr.|
|2013||David Stensel||University of Washington|
|2012||Michael K. Stenstrom||University of California, Los Angeles|
|2011||John T. Novak||Virginia Tech|
|2010||David Jenkins||David Jenkins & Associates|
|2009||Louis J. Thibodeaux||Louisiana State University|
|2008||Makram Suidan||American University of Beirut|
|2006||C. Herb Ward||Rice University|
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