Events and News Environmental Engineering Seminar Series – EESS Urs von Gunten, the unsung hero of water treatmentPublished:13.02.24 — For a scientist who’s won numerous international honors for his research, Urs von Gunten, a professor at EPFL and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), is disarmingly modest.Prof. Urs von Gunten awarded by the Swiss Chemical SocietyPublished:05.12.23 — EPFL professor and Eawag scientist Urs von Gunten and six colleagues from Eawag will be honored by the Swiss Chemical Society’s Sandmeyer Prize for the development of advanced wastewater treatment for the degradation of micropollutants using ozone. The official award ceremony will take place on September 20, 2024 at the Casino Bern. Congratulations to this fantastic performance!Special issue of ES&T published in honor of Prof. Urs von GuntenPublished:05.12.23 — This special issue of Environmental Science and Technology is entitled "Oxidative Water Treatment: The Track Ahead". It pays tribute to EPFL Professor and Eawag scientist Urs von Gunten who received the 2022 ACS Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology for his contributions to oxidation processes. Congratulations for this extraordinary achievement!Award symposium for Professor Urs von GuntenPublished:04.04.23 — We are pleased to present Professor Urs von Gunten receiving the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Science and Technology during the ACS spring meeting in Indianapolis on March 27, 2023. Another award for Urs von GuntenPublished:12.01.23 — Having only recently received the prestigious American Chemical Society award, Eawag researcher and EPFL professor Urs von Gunten has now been recognised for outstanding services by the journal "Environmental Science and Technology" (ES&T). Also receiving the accolade this year was former Eawag scientist Beate Escher, who is currently researching and teaching at the Helmholtz Centre in Leipzig and at the University of Tübingen.Prof. Urs von Gunten awarded by American Chemical SocietyPublished:23.05.22 — EPFL professor and EAWAG scientist Urs von Gunten was awarded the prestigious ACS Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology.Prof. Urs von Gunten – a Highly Cited Researcher 2021Published:26.11.21 — Already for the sixth time, Professor Urs von Gunten, Head of the Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment in the Environmental Engineering Institute at EPFL and Eawag’s Drinking Water Chemistry Group, was listed among the highly-cited scientists internationally recognized by Clarivate Analytics company.Urs von Gunten honored by the American Chemical SocietyPublished:28.09.21 — Eawag scientist and EPFL professor Urs von Gunten is to receive the prestigious ACS Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology. His research on oxidative processes in water has led to practical applications and improvements in both drinking water and wastewater treatment.ES&T's Best Paper Award 2020 for Prof. Urs von Gunten's articlePublished:22.09.21 — "Persulfate-Based Advanced Oxidation: Critical Assessment of Opportunities and Roadblock" – article co-authored by Professor Urs von Gunten and published on February 16, 2020 in Environmental Science & Technology 2020, 54, 6, 3064–3081. This article was already highlighted previously because it was frequently accessed and received the Best Paper Award in ES&T for 2020. We congratulate Prof. von Gunten!Prof. Urs von Gunten – a Highly Cited Researcher 2020Published:19.11.20 — Already for the fifth time, Professor Urs von Gunten, Head of the Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment in the Environmental Engineering Institute at EPFL and Eawag’s Drinking Water Chemistry Group, was listed among the highly-cited scientists internationally recognized by Clarivate Analytics company.