Carnegie Mellon University
March 09, 2016

Mauter Receives NSF CAREER Award

Mauter Receives NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor Meagan MauterAssistant Professor Meagan Mauter

Meagan Mauter, assistant professor jointly appointed in both Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy has been selected to receive a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The award is one of the most prestigious for junior faculty researchers in science and engineering.

The award will support Mauter’s research into developing an intergrated model supportting the transition to a low-carbon electricity generation mix. Specifically, Mauter will develop water treatment technologies and integrated decision support tools that help power plants more efficiently manage wastewater while complying with environmental regulations.

“This NSF CAREER Award is well-deserved recognition of Meagan Mauter’s creative, systems-oriented and rigorous research at the water-energy nexus,” says David Dzombak, professor and head of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Additionally, Mauter will develop educational and mentorship opportunities for K-12, undergraduate, and doctoral groups that will promote STEM-based research.