McGovern recognized by International Desalination Association

October 28, 2013

MIT doctoral candidate and Hugh Hampton Young Fellow Ronan K. McGovern SM ’12 has received the Best Presentation Award of the Young Leaders Program at this year’s World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, hosted by the International Desalination Association.

The award was presented “in recognition of superior technical content and oral presentation made at the 2013 IDA World Congress. The award committee judged this paper to have the best combination of scientific and technical innovation, relevance to the theme of the Congress, and style of presentation by a member of the IDA Young Leader’s Program.”

The paper in question, titled “Design and Optimization of Hybrid ED-RO Systems for the Treatment of Highly Saline Brines,” was authored by R.K. McGovern, S.M. Zubair, and J.H. Lienhard V. Continue reading on MIT News.

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