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Dr. Ronald D. Neufeld named a Fellow of the Water Environment Federation

PITTSBURGH  (June 14, 2012) ... Ronald D. Neufeld, PhD, PE, BCEE, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering, is one of twenty-three outstanding professionals named by the  Water Environment Federation  as this year's 2012 group of WEF Fellows. This prestigious designation recognizes members' achievements, stature, and contributions in professional segments served by WEF. The WEF Fellow Recognition Program, now in its second year, identifies individuals with outstanding accomplishments who have made an impact in their field of expertise and has been approved by WEF Board of Trustees.

A component of the Federation's respected Awards & Recognition Program, the Fellow Recognition Program underscores WEF's reputation as a valuable water quality resource, which is due in large part to the expertise of its diverse membership. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of expertise including, but not limited to design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management and leadership. 

The 2012 Fellows will be recognized during WEFTEC® 2012, WEF's annual technical exhibition and conference to be held in New Orleans, La., this September 29 to October 3, and may use the WEF Fellow designation following their name in a professional capacity.

About WEF
Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, Member Associations and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide. To learn more, visit www.wef.org.


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