On behalf of the Award Committee, it is my pleasure to announce the winners of the 2018 CAPEES awards.
2018 CAPEES Founding President Best Paper Award:
· Yingying Chen, Brooke Stemple, Manish Kumar, and Na Wei. 2016. Cell surface display fungal laccase as a renewable biocatalyst for degradation of persistent micropollutants bisphenol A and sulfamethoxazole. Environ. Sci. and Tech., 50:8799-8808.
· Daiyong Deng, Fei Li, and Mengyan Li. 2018. A novel propane monooxygenase initiating degradation of 1,4-dioxane by Mycobacterium dioxanotrophicus PH-06. Environ. Sci. and Tech. Lett., 5:86-91.
2018 CAPEES/Nanova Young Investigator Award:
· Hua Cai, Purdue University
2018 CAPEES/Nanova Frontier Research Award:
· Yang Deng, Montclair State University
· Bin Cao, Nanyang Technological University
2018 CAPEES/Nanova Lifetime Achievement Award:
· Baolin Deng, University of Missouri
Please join me in congratulating the award recipients for their achievements. I also want to thank all the nominators for taking the time to nominate their colleagues and students for these awards.