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Joel Burken receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on September 27, 2019

This week, the International Phytotechnology Society (IPS) awarded Dr. Joel Burken the Milton P. Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation during the society’s annual conference in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. IPS recognizes one leader every year in the field of phytoremediation – a process that uses various types of plants to remove, stabilize or destroy […]

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UMR’s Burken receives national teaching award

Posted by on October 4, 2007

Dr. Joel Burken, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been selected to receive the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors (AEESP) Award for Outstanding Teaching of Environmental Engineering and Science. Burken’s former students nominated him for the award.

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UMR undergraduate gets EPA fellowship

Posted by on September 20, 2007

Hannah Bruce, a junior in environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is one of 15 students nationally to receive an Environmental Protection Agency fellowship to support her studies.

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UMR researchers awarded Rudolph Hering Medal for environmental engineering

Posted by on April 18, 2007

A team of faculty and student researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla was awarded the 2007 Rudolph Hering Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for their paper, “Engineered Struvite Precipitation: Impacts of Component-ion Molar Ratios and pH.,” which was published in ASCE’s Journal of Environmental Engineering in 2005.

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