Research Chair in Water Treatment Secures Sixth NSERC Funding Term

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Peter Huck, a civil and environmental engineering professor and industrial research chair in water treatment, was recently awarded more than $3 million to continue his research program at the University of Waterloo.

As part of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair (IRC) program, the funding will allow the long-time researcher and fixture of Canadian water science to continue his work and collaborations. With the support of the NSERC-IRC, Huck leads a group of researchers, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows addressing challenges in water treatment and supply.

“We actively collaborate with our partners,” said Huck. “They don’t just fund the projects— we work with them directly. We work in their facilities and use their water in our research.”

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