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Aug 2021: Welcome M.S. student Annabel Mungan to the group.

June 2021: Welcome B.S student Eva Thoresen to the group who started through the CU Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (CU SPUR) program.

Mar 2021: New publication in Environemntal Science: Water Research and Technology with Leah Flint on decreasing waste brine volume from ion exchange using nanofiltration. 


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Jan 2021: Prof. Korak is invited to join the Inaugural Early Career Editorial Advisory Board for Environmental Science & Technology. 


Journal Advisory Board Cover

Dec 2020: Leah is awarded a James B. Warner Water Studies Scholarship from the Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association. Congrats!

Dec 2020: Patent application is filed and published based on Arias-Paic and Korak ES&T Letters paper. 

Aug 2020: Welcome M.S. student Ida Clarke to the group!

July 2020: Juliette and Leah successfully complete and defend their Master Theses. Congrats!

May 2020: Ayush sucessfully passes his Ph.D. Preliminary Exam. Congrats!

Jan 2020: New publication in Environmental Science and Technology Letters on integrating forward osmosis to manage ion echange waste. 


Forward osmosis ion exchange

Jan 2020: Welcome PhD student Landon Watts to the group!

Jan 2020: Prof. Korak recognized as Top Reviewer for AWWA Water Science

Dec 2019: New publication in Water Research on the
selection of optical properties for detection of wastewater effluent organic matter. 

Graphical Abstract

Sept 2019: Welcome EVEN senior Peter Heller to the group!

Aug 2019: Welcome PhD Student Ayush Raj Shahi to the group!

May 2019:  Melanie Warren sucessfully defends her Masters Thesis on Post-Hurricane Maria water quality sampling in Puerto Rico. Congrats!

May 2019: Juliette Kaplan (M.S.) and Nadia Jorgenson (CU SPUR Program) join the group!

Feb 2019: Dr. Korak wins the 2019 Membrane Technology Best Paper Award from a publication in the Journal of the American Water Works Association

Nov 2018: Welcome EVEN senior Yiqun Yao to the group!

Sept 2018: Welcome M.S. students Melanie Warren and Leah Flint to the group!

Aug 2018: Dr. Korak joins the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Colorado Boulder