Carnegie Mellon University
July 24, 2012

Dzombak Named Water Environment Federation Fellow

Dzombak Named Water Environment Federation Fellow

Professor David Dzombak has recently been named a fellow of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for exceptional accomplishments in the field of water quality.

"I'm honored with this recognition from the world's largest group of water quality professionals, with which I have long been associated," said David A. Dzombak, the Walter J. Blenko Sr. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research. Dzombak, who has been a WEF member since 1979, has served as vice chair and chair of the WEF Groundwater Committee, has helped organize several WEF specialty conferences related to groundwater and contaminated site remediation, and served as an associate editor of the WEF journal Water Environment Research from 1993 to 1998.

The WEF Fellow Recognition Program, now in its second year, identifies individuals with outstanding accomplishments who have made an impact in their field of expertise. Founded in 1928, the WEF is a non-profit technical and education organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated member associations representing water quality professionals globally. Twenty-three fellows were named in 2012

The 2012 WEF fellows will be honored during WEF's annual technical exhibition and conference Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in New Orleans, La. 

(Press Release - CIT)