Remediation biotechnology firm announces winners of its 6th annual student award program.
SAN DIEGO, CA (Vocus) March 30, 2010 -- The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, has rejoined the Association for Environmental Health & Sciences Foundation (AEHS Foundation) to recognize talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “20th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy” held in San Diego.
Two $500 awards were given for the best student presentations from among the diverse participants
during the conference. This year’s winners were:
Ms. Kimberly Rickman, California State University at Long Beach, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, for her platform presentation on ”Removing Pharmaceuticals from Contaminated Waters using Radical Reactions”.
Mr. Ryoji, Kyoto University, Port and Airport Research Institute, Coastal and Estuarine Environment Research Group, for his poster presentation on “Environmental Fate of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments of Nagoya Port”.
More details will be posted on the student award “Winner’s Circle” archives, located online at http://www.adventusgroup.com/library/studentawards.shtml
“A main component of the AEHS Foundation’s mission is to facilitate communication and foster cooperation among professionals concerned with protecting an increasingly fragile environment,” said Dr. Paul Kostecki, President of the Foundation. “There can be great value in a public and private sector partnership, if executed properly. Through the generosity of Adventus, this year’s event marks their 6th annual sponsorship of the awards.
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