Water 2021 Travel Award
We are pleased to announce that the Water Travel Awards for 2021 were granted to the following three excellent applicants:
Dr. Nnanake-Abasi Okon Offiong, Postdoctoral Researcher at International Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research (ICEESR), University of Uyo, Nigeria; Dr. Tonni Agustiono Kurniawan, Postdoctoral Researcher at Polytechnic of Health (Indonesia); and Dr. Shawna Andrea Foo, Postdoctoral Researcher Scientist at Arizona State University. They will receive 800 Swiss Francs each to attend an international conference in 2021.
Dr. Nnanake-Abasi Okon Offiong plans to present his work entitled “Impacts of Climate Variability and Soil Erosion on Water Quality of a Humid Tropical River” at the IUPAC World Chemistry Congress.
Dr. Tonni Agustiono Kurniawan plans to present his work entitled “From Unused Waste to Circular Economy: Recovering Concentrated Metallic Waste and Its Conversion into Zn2Cr-Layered Double Hydroxide for Treatment of Electroplating Wastewater” at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2021. Dr. Shawna Andrea Foo plans to present her work entitled “The Role of Remotely Sensed Oceanographic Variables in Coral Reef Restoration Outcomes” at the 14th International Coral Reef Symposium.
With so many high-quality applicants, the evaluation process and final decision were challenging. We would like to thank all the applicants for submitting their diverse and fascinating range of research topics. On behalf of Water, we congratulate the winners for their accomplishments.
Dr. Jean-Luc PROBST
Dr. Marina Manca
Dr. Kevin Strychar
Prof. Dr. Maria Filomena Camões
The members of the Evaluation Committee