Working with a variety of partners, AMTA administers several fellowships for university students researching the use of membranes for water treatment, with more than $600,000 conferred since 2007. These funds not only yield cutting-edge innovations in membrane technology, but also provide career development for some of our brightest young minds. In 2018, extending this commitment to the future of the industry, AMTA established the Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement, an annual $10,000 award in honor of Mr. Watson’s long and distinguished career dedicated to the beneficial application of membrane treatment technology. Read More…
Joseph Ladouceur, University of Ottawa
The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) is pleased to announce that the 2023 recipient of the Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement is Mr. Joseph Ladouceur of the University of Ottawa. Joseph is a Ph.D. Candidate studying the Strategies for Coagulation Pretreatment of Low-Pressure Membranes under the guidance of Dr. Roberto M. Narbaitz and Dr. Christopher Lan. Joseph received his B.A.Sc. and M.A.Sc in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa.