Constituents of Emerging Concern and the Emerging Technologies to Treat Them: Past, Present, and Future


The Water Research Foundation continued the webcast series for a Moment of Science celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Paul L. Busch (PLB) Award! This award recognizes innovative research in the field of water quality and the water environment. During this webcast, six past Paul L. Busch Award winners discussed the evolution of constituents of emerging concern and emerging treatment technologies over the past twenty years, how these developments have impacted water industry practices, and what changes they foresee over the next twenty years. 

David SedlakPhD, Plato Malozemoff Professor of Environmental Engineering at University of California Berkeley and Director of the Berkeley Water Center (2003 PLB Winner)
Paige Novak, PhD, Professor and Joseph T. and Rose S. Ling Chair in Environmental Engineering, University of Minnesota (2007 PLB Winner) 

Nancy Love, PhD, Borchardt and Glysson Collegiate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan (2001 PLB Winner)
Andy Schuler, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico (2008 PLB Winner)
Jaehong Kim, PhD, Henry P. Becton Sr. Professor of Engineering and Chair of Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University (2009 PLB Winner) 
Shaily Mahendra, PhD, Professor and Samueli Fellow, Environmental Engineering, University of California Los Angeles (2017 PLB Winner)