Associate Dean Paul Bishop Wins Prestigious Frontier Award
The Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) is made up of professors in academic programs throughout the world who provide education in the sciences and technologies of environmental protection. Founded in 1963 as a private nonprofit organization, AEESP has grown to more than 700 members in universities throughout the world. The Association assists its members in improving education and research programs, encourages graduate education, and serves the profession by providing information to government agencies and the public, and provides direct benefits to its members.
The Frontier award is given annually to honor an individual who has advanced the environmental engineering and science field through recognized research leadership and pioneering efforts in a new and innovative research area. Bishop was nominated by Dan Oerther, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering.
Bishop will receive a plaque and a cash prize to be presented at the AEESP Meet & Greet to be held Nov. 1, 2005, in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with
, the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference.
The award is sponsored by Malcolm-Pirnie, Inc., a century-old environmental engineering, science, and consulting firm with more than 1,300 engineers in more than 40 offices nationwide.