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Nick Pham wins Maryland State Stockholm Junior Water Price 2020

Congratulations to our high school student Nick Pham who was just announced as the Maryland State Winner of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize! Nick will now participate in the national competition.

Link: https://www.wef.org/resources/for-the-public/SJWP/


Our latest paper was featured in USA Today

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Link: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/02/03/tap-water-chlorine-may-have-cancer-link-johns-hopkins-study/2854631001/


Provost Undergraduate Research Award for Melody Multra

Congratulations to our undergraduate Melody Multra who was awarded the JHU Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award. She will be working with PhD student Christopher Brueck on the anaerobic degradation of agrochemicals.


Lab group dinner party

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Barclay School 6th Graders Campus Visit

We had a great time with the 6th graders from the Barclay School in Baltimore and talking about environmental pollution and ways of cleaning our water.

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Johns Hopkins Provost’s Undergraduate Award for Rafael Ferguson

Our undergraduate student Rafael Ferguson, who is working with Zhuoyue Zhang on the fate of organic UV filters in swimming pools, received the Provost’s Undergraduate Award from Johns Hopkins University (https://research.jhu.edu/hour/internal/pura/). Congratulations Rafa!


The Academic Minute on Water Purification

Carsten was recently featured on The Academic Minute:


Research Highlighted on Johns Hopkins Hub

Our latest paper on the formation of toxic transformation products during water treatment with UV and hydrogen peroxide (Prasse et al. 2018, PNAS) was featured as cover story on the Johns Hopkins Hub. (https://hub.jhu.edu/2018/05/02/water-treatment-generates-harmful-chemicals/)

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Wastewater Epidemiology – A New Tool to Assess Public Health of Communities?

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(https://www.statnews.com/2018/06/26/wastewater-epidemiology-biobot-opioids/)


Wastewater Epidemiology – China Leading the Way?

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(https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05728-3)


Research Highlighted by Nature Reviews Chemistry

Our research on the formation of toxic by-products from reaction of phenols with hydroxyl radicals and UV light was highlighted in a featured Nature Reviews Chemistry article.

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(https://www.nature.com/articles/s41570-018-0129)

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