The University of Iowa Superfund Research Program Project 5 Leader Dr. Jerry Schnoor was honored at the American Chemical Society Annual Meeting(link is external) in San Francisco on April 2nd and April 3rd. Jerry was honored as having had a profound impact on our field, through leadership in environmental chemistry and modeling, shaping policy, and impacting our educational approaches to our most pressing environmental and health challenges. Jerry's contributions have been impactful in many areas of our field, including groundwater modeling and remediation, air pollution issues and climate change.
The topics that were covered in the two day Tribute to Jerry Schnoor sessions included, but were not limited to, Air modeling: Chemistry and Exposure; Environmental modeling, pollutant transport; Phytoremediation: Plant-mediated Chemistry; Nanoparticle environmental transport and fate.
In the above picture Dr. Schnoor(middle) is surrounded by many of the colleagues that honored him, including Dr. Heather Henry (third from right) from the NIEHS Superfund Research Program.