Fair Medal

Gordon Maskew Fair Award

The Gordon Maskew Fair Award honors one of the pioneers of environmental engineering. Dean Fair, in addition to his own exemplary career, spawned a living legacy during his lifetime those that he taught are now teaching us.

Through the Fair Award, the Academy seeks to identify Board Certified Environmental Engineers, Board Certified Environmental Engineering Members, and Board Certified Environmental Scientists who have contributed to the status of the environmental engineering or science professions by:

  • Exemplary professional conduct
  • Recognized achievements in the practice of environmental engineering or science
  • Significant contributions to the control of the quality of the world's environment

For the full list of eligibility criteria and information on how you can submit nominations for a worthy Environmental Engineer or Scientist, click here.


Fair Winner

2016 Gordon Maskew Fair Award Recipient

Dr. Bruce Rittman

Dr. Bruce E. Rittmann is Regents' Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of the Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the scientific and engineering fundamentals needed to "manage microbial communities to provide services to society." Services include generating renewable energy, cleaning water and soil, and improving human health.

Dr. Rittmann is a member of the National Academy of Engineering; a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, the Water Environment Federation, and the International Water Association; and a Distinguished Member of ASCE. Dr. Rittmann was awarded the first Clarke Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Water Science and Technology from the National Water Research Institute and the Walter Huber Research Prize and the Simon Freese Award from ASCE. Dr. Rittmann is on the List of Most Highly Cited Researchers of the Institute for Scientific Information and has published over 550 journal articles, books, and book chapters. Together with Dr. Perry McCarty, Dr. Rittmann authored the textbook Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications (McGraw-Hill Book Co.).


Past Winners

Year

Recipient

2015

Richard G. Luthy

2014

Perry McCarty

2013

Alonzo W. Lawrence

2012

C. P. Huang

2011

Hillel I. Shuval

2010

Rao Y. Surampalli

2009

Thomas E. Wilson

2008

R. Tim Haug

2007

Jim F. Stahl

2006

Philip C. Singer

2005

Robert C. Marini

2004

Richard A. Conway

2003

Charles C. Johnson, Jr.

2002

Theodore M. Schad

2001

Cecil Lue-Hing

2000

Frederick G. Pohland

1999

W. Wesley Eckenfelder

1998

Gerald T. Orlob

1997

Paul H. Woodruff

1996

Raymond J. Loehr

1995

Walter J. Weber, Jr.

1994

Jerome B. Gilbert

1993

Charles A. Sorber

1992

William J. Carroll

1991

Paul L. Busch

1990

Walter E. Garrison

1989

John C. Geyer

1988

Henry L. Longest, II

1987

Robert A. Canham

1986

Joseph F. Lagnese, Jr.

1985

Vinton W. Bacon

1984

Joseph F. Malina, Jr.

1983

Arthur C. Stern

1982

Earnest F. Gloyna

1981

Gerard A. Rohlich

1980

William R. Gibbs

1979

Joseph C. Lawler

1978

Stanley E. Kappe

1977

Roy F. Weston

1976

Earnest Boyce

1975

Wesley E. Gilbertson

1974

Frank A. Butrico

1973

John H. Ludwig

1972

Daniel A. Okun

1971

James B. Coulter

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