Clarke Prize Laureates, 1994-2021
2021 • Shane Snyder, PhD
2020 • Karl Linden, PhD
Linden is the Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
2019 • Paul Westerhoff, PhD, PE
Westerhoff is Regents Professor and Fulton Chair of Environmental Engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.
2018 • Janet Hering, PhD
Hering is Director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and a professor at ETH Zurich And EPFL. Hering taught at UCLA and California Institute of Technology.
2017 • Charles N. Haas, PhD
Haas is the L.D. Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and Head of the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Drexel University.
2016 • Mark D. Sobsey, PhD
Sobsey is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering in the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
2015 • John C. Crittenden, PhD, PE, NAE, CAE
Crittenden is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems at Georgia Institute of Technology, Read John Crittenden's short bio or his Clarke Prize Lecture, or view his lecture video.
2014 • David L. Sedlak, PhD
Sedlak is a Professor at University of California, Berkeley, Co-Director of Berkeley Water Center, and Deputy Director of ReNUWIt
2013 • R. Rhodes Trussell, PhD, PE, BCEE, NAE
Trussell is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Trussell Technologies, Inc.
2012 • Pedro J.J. Alvarez, PhD, PE, DEE
Alvarez is the George R. Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University.
2011 • Mark R. Wiesner, PhD, PE
Wiesner is the James B. Duke Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University.
2010 • Jerald L. Schnoor, PhD
Schnoor is the Allen S. Henry Chair of Engineering and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Iowa.
2009 • Bruce E. Logan, PhD
Logan is the Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering at Pennsylvania State University.
2008 • Nancy N. Rabalais, PhD
Rabalais a Professor and Shell Chair in Oceanography and Coastal Studies at Louisiana State University, and is Director of the Coastal Waters Consortium.
2007 • James L. Barnard, PhD, PR.Eng, BCEE
Barnard is Global Practice and Technology Leader for Advanced Biological Treatment, Black & Veatch Corporation.
2005 • Menachem Elimelech, PhD
Elimelech is the Robert C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at Yale University.
2004 • Vernon L. Snoeyink, PhD
Snoeyink is Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
2003 • George Tchobanoglous, PhD, PE
Tchobanoglous is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Davis.
2002 • Harry F. Ridgway, PhD
Ridgway is President of AquaMem Consultants.
2001 • Joan B. Rose, PhD
Rose is the Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair for Water Research at Michigan State University. Rose received the Stockholm Water Prize in 2016.
2000 • Charles R. O'Melia, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
1999 • James J. Morgan, PhD
Morgan was the Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Environmental Engineering Emeritus at California Institute of Technology.
1997 • Perry L. McCarty, ScD
McCarty is the Silas H. Palmer Professor of Civil Engineering Emeritus at Stanford University. McCarty received the Stockholm Water Prize in 2007.
1996 • Walter J. Weber, Jr., PhD, PE, DEE (d. 2018)
Weber is the Gordon M . Fair and Earnest Boyce Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
1995 • David C. White, MD, PhD (d. 2006)
White was Distinguished Professor, Department of Microbiology, at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville Director Center of Biomarker Analysis.
1994 • Bruce E. Rittmann, PhD
Rittmann is Center Director and Professor at the Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology at the Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University. Rittman received the Stockholm Water Prize in 2018. Read Bruce Rittman's short bio or his Clarke Prize Lecture.