2015 ISA water/wastewater division Student Scholarship Winners Announced

WWID_LinkedIn_logoThe ISA Water & Wastewater Industries Division (WWID) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 WWID Student Scholarships. Open to college and university students and awarded in March, the WWID student scholarships are given out to promote higher learning and to encourage students to pursue technical careers in the municipal water/wastewater sector.

This year’s recipients are Ka Yee Lam and Charles Vioa. Each will receive a $1000 USD scholarship prize to help with their school costs. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners.

KaYeeLam2015 ISA Water/Wastewater Industries Division
Student Scholarship winner

Ka Yee Lam
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“I would like to thank ISA Water and Wastewater Division for their generosity. This scholarship will help me fund for future conferences where I will be able to present my research to others.”

Biography: Ka Yee Lam is a first year PhD student at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada studying chemical engineering. She graduated from the University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada with a Master of Applied Science in 2014 and a Bachelor of Engineering in 2012 for environmental engineering. After her studies, she hopes to become a professor in the field of wastewater and surface water research.

CharlesViolia2015 ISA Water/Wastewater Industries Division
Student Scholarship winner

Charles Viola
Pennsylvania State University
State College Pennsylvania, USA

“Thank you to the ISA Water and Wastewater division for choosing me for this scholarship. It is an honor to be considered so highly by this organization and I am very grateful for this award.”

Biography: Charles Viola is a junior majoring in chemical engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. he has also worked for an integrator, Allied Control Services, Inc., that specializes in water and wastewater control systems. Using this work experience along with my academic knowledge, he hopes to one day design water treatment systems that are not only on the cutting edge of the automation industry but are also models of sustainability.

How to Apply for the next year’s 2016 Scholarship

2016 ISA WWID Student Scholarship: Applications are due January 31, 2016.

The 2016 Scholarship Application form will be available shortly.

ISA Water Wastewater Industries Division

For more information about the ISA water/wastewater division visit www.isa.org/wwid/

Details about the annual ISA water/wastewater symposium can be found at www.isawwsymposium.com


About GrahamNasby

Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP, CAP is a project manager and automation engineer who lives in Guelph Ontario Canada where he is the Water SCADA & Security Specialist for City of Guelph Water Services. Graham was general chair of the 2012 and 2013 ISA water/wastewater symposiums, and is currently the editor of the ISA Water/Wastewater newsletter. He can be contacted at www.grahamnasby.com