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Jennifer G. Becker, Ph.D.

Awards

Professional Awards

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2002

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2002

Sloan Pre-Tenure Leave Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2004

Young Engineer of the Year, Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), 2005

Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)/Montgomery Watson Harza Master's Thesis Award, Second Place (with Ilisa Tawney), 2006

Presidential Council of Alumnae, Michigan Technological University, 2007

Junior Faculty Award, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland, 2007

Distinguished Service Award  For Outstanding Service as Chair of the AEESP Awards Committee, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP), 2010

 

Post-undergraduate Awards

First Place Student Paper Award, Illinois Water Environment Association, 1992

Department of Education Fellowship, University of Michigan, 1992-1993

Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1993-1994

Robert A. Canham Award, Water Environment Federation, 1993

Montgomery-Watson and Association of Environmental Engineering Professors (AEEP) Master's Thesis Award, First Place, 1993

Sustaining Member Student Travel Grant Award, American Society for Microbiology, 1997

National Science Foundation Engineering Education Scholar, 1998

 

Undergraduate Awards

 

United States Scholarship, Michigan Technological University, 1984-1989

Naperville Garden Club Scholarship, 1984-1989, 1990-1992

Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society, 1986

     

Awards to Graduate and Undergraduate Student Advisees

Maryland Water Resources Research Center Summer Research Assistantship (awarded to Carey Nagoda), 2002

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science to Achieve Results (STAR) graduate fellowship (awarded to Carey Nagoda), 2003 (declined)

Second Place, Student Paper Competition, Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA) (awarded to Jason North), 2003

Maryland Water Resources Research Center Summer Research Assistantship (awarded to Emily Devillier), 2004

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Larson Aquatic Research Support (LARS) Scholarship (awarded to Ilisa Tawney), 2004

The Fifth International Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Student Paper Competition Winner (awarded to Ilisa Tawney), 2006

Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)/Montgomery Watson Harza Master's Thesis Award, Second Place (awarded to Ilisa Tawney), 2006 (also listed above under Personal Awards)

Maryland Water Resources Research Center Summer Research Assistantship (awarded to YenJung Lai), 2008

Graduate School Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship Award, Michigan Technological University Graduate School (awarded to Eric Wesseldyke), 2011

National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Honorable Mention (awarded to Eric Wesseldyke), 2011

National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship (awarded to Jennifer Fuller), 2012-2015

Civil and Environmental Engineering (Michigan Technological University), Nicole Bloom Award for Environmental Sustainability (awarded to Christa Meingast), 2013