The Water Research Foundation Announces 2018 Paul L. Busch Award Winner

Oct 3, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Tuesday October 2, 2018, during WEFTEC in New Orleans, LA, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced Krista Rule Wigginton, Ph.D., as the 2018 Paul L. Busch Award winner. With the $100,000 prize, Dr. Wigginton will develop new methods to protect public health and facilitate the development of virus-based methods for treating water. Krista Rule Wigginton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan. Wigginton’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the USDA, and The Water Research Foundation, and published in Environmental Science & Technology and Applied and Environmental Microbiology. She is the recipient of the U.S. NSF International Postdoctoral Fellowship and the NSF CAREER award.

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