Dr. Zeyuan Qiu accepts the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award from Tom Amidon, award committee chair, and Virginia Michelin, NJ-AWRA Chapter President.
The New Jersey Section of the American Water Resources Association presented the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award to the NJIT project "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long Term Sustainability of Water Resources" under the category of the exceptional water resources planning and management initiatives. The award was presented on Sept. 28, 2012 at the Annual Water New Year's Eve Celebration in Stockton, New Jersey. The Principal Investigator of the project, Dr. Zeyuan Qiu, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, accepted the award on the behalf of the project team in the event. The project was funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Center for Environmental Research through its Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program on Collaborative Science and Technology Network for Sustainability and completed in March 2011. For more information, please visit the project website.