UBC civil engineer recognized for research excellence

UBC civil engineering professor Don Mavinic received the Meritorious Achievement Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) at their annual awards ceremony.

Mavinic was instrumental in the development of the Pearl Nutrient Recovery Process, which recovers nutrients from wastewater for use in environmentally friendly fertilizer, transforming a costly problem into a valuable product.

For more information, visit http://blogs.apsc.ubc.ca/engineeringnews/2011/10/17/ubc-civil-engineer-recognized-for-excellence/