David Reckhow is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Amherst.
In his Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Reckhow focused on the problems developed countries have encountered sanitizing and distributing drinking water by relying heavily on chlorine, lead, and centralized water systems. He suggested new perspectives and directions for future research.
Following his lecture, Reckhow was presented with the Chancellor’s Medal, the highest recognition bestowed to faculty by the campus.
This was recorded on February 8th, 2017 at UMass Amherst.