Sustainability Scientist earns environmental education award for water research

Peter Fox teaching student in labThe AZ Water Association recently awarded Sustainability Scientist and Professor Peter Fox the Nathan Burbank Environmental Educator Award for teaching and mentoring students on the water industry in AZ. Fox is a professor of environmental engineering in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. "Both his work mentoring students and his research on drinking water have greatly benefited the state of Arizona," says Edd Gibson, director of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. "He is a great colleague and contributor to our school and the community." Fox's research interests lie in sustainable water systems, water reuse, and desalination.