The Distinguished Lecturer is selected in recognition of his or her excellence as both a researcher and educator, and ability to give engaging oral presentations to members of the environmental engineering community and the general public.
The Distinguished Lecturer visits at least 12 institutions and gives at least one talk from two lecture topics. Love’s topics are: 1) The interplay between chemicals and microbiomes; an environmental biotechnology perspective and 2) At the confluence: nutrients, trace chemicals, and sustainability in the urban water sector.
Lecture tour dates will be scheduled from September 2015 through April 2016.
Love is a Fellow of the Water Environment Federation and the International Water Association. Her research focuses on environmental biotechnology and water quality with an emphasis on the interplay between chemicals of concern and microbial community structure and function in engineered treatment systems; nutrient management; and resource recovery from wastewater.