AWWA Names Membrane Young Professional of the Year
Michael Hwang was honored for his contributions in water reliability and quality
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) named Michael Hwang the Membrane Young Professional of the Year. Hwang was presented this award at AWWA and the American Membrane Technology Assn.’s 2014 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas.
Hwang, a current member of AWWA through the Arizona section, has been praised as a leading young professional in the water industry for his intellect, judgment and work ethic. He is currently an engineer at CH2M Hill in Phoenix, where he serves as the west regional membrane technology leader for the firm’s water business group. He has proven his depth of membrane knowledge in a variety of projects focusing on research and testing, studies and design and full-scale plant operation throughout his limited but already rewarding career. Hwang holds bachelors and masters degrees in environmental engineering.
The purpose of the Membrane Young Professional of the Year Award is to recognize a young professional who has made notable and outstanding contributions in water reliability and quality while providing new directions in water treatment technologies or membrane applications.