Clarke Prize Awarded to Dr. Shane Snyder

NWRI is pleased to announce the 2021 Clarke Prize Laureate is Dr. Shane A. Snyder, Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), and Executive Director of NTU’s Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI). At NTU Singapore, Dr. Snyder leads a team working to advance water and environmental research, including wastewater and solid waste management, recycling, and upcycling. Most recently, his research team has discovered unique natural products that can greatly reduce asthma and allergy suffering.

Dr. Snyder’s research has focused on water quality, treatment, and sustainability. He has published over 300 manuscripts and chapters on emerging contaminant analysis, treatment, and toxicology. He is currently Editor in Chief of the American Chemical Society journal, Environmental Science & Technology Water. Snyder is a Fellow of the International Water Association and served on the World Health Organization’s Drinking Water Advisory Panel.

Dr. Snyder dedicates much of his time to advancing safe water and sanitation in underserved communities in South and Southeast Asia. 

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Dr. Shane Snyder

2021 Clarke Prize Laureate