U.S. SJWP Winner Experiences WEFTEC 2013

November 18, 2013

WEF Resources & Efforts

Anirudh Jain, the 2013 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) winner, talks with a WEFTEC 2013 attendee in front of his poster. The poster describes Jain's award-winning project, “Sulfidation as a Novel Method To Reduce Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticle Pollution.” Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig photography.

Anirudh Jain, the 2013 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) winner, talks with a WEFTEC 2013 attendee in front of his poster. The poster describes Jain's award-winning project, “Sulfidation as a Novel Method To Reduce Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticle Pollution.” Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig photography.

Anirudh Jain, winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), attended the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) 2013.

Jain, from Portland, Ore., won the U.S. SJWP for his project “Sulfidation as a Novel Method To Reduce Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticle Pollution,” which identifies sulfidation as a means to reduce silver nanoparticle pollution in wastewater. In addition to representing the United States at the international SJWP competition, part of his prize for winning the U.S. competition was a trip to WEFTEC 2013.

Jain stands with the WEFTEC 2013 Opening General Session speaker, Kevin Carroll.  Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig photography.

Jain stands with the WEFTEC 2013 Opening General Session speaker, Kevin Carroll. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig photography.

During his time at WEFTEC, Jain received recognition for his SJWP award during the Opening General Session. He also participated in WEF’s technical poster presentations throughout the day Oct. 7 and 8. And during Technical Session 401: Microconstituents and Nanoparticles, Jain presented his poster to session attendees.

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