Carnegie Mellon University
August 01, 2012

Alumnus Tanapon Phenrat Wins 2012 Young Scientist Award

Alumnus Tanapon Phenrat Wins 2012 Young Scientist Award

Dr. Tanapon Phenrat (CE PhD ’08) was recently awarded the 2012 Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development at the ProSPER.NET-Scopus YSA symposium. The awards committee recognized Phenrat for his research with groundwater and remediation. 

The Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development is given annually to young scientists or researchers based in the Asia-Pacific region, who have made significant contributions in the area of Sustainable Development. The award comes with a cash prize and a fellowship with Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation which provides travel and living expenses to spend up to eighteen months collaborating with any research group of the recipient’s choosing in Germany.

Phenrat was advised by Professors Greg Lowry and Dave Dzombak. He currently is a lecturer with the Department of Civil Engineering at Naresuan University, Thailand.

Dr. Phenrat's comments about his award: