Linda Weavers named University Distinguished Scholar
Linda Weavers, John C. Geupel Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, has been named a 2021 University Distinguished Scholar. The award, supported by the Office of Research, recognizes the outstanding scholarly and research accomplishments of Ohio State faculty.
The award was presented during a special, on-line, surprise event attended by Ayanna Howard (Dean, College of Engineering), Randy Moses (Associate Vice President, Research), Bruce McPheron (Executive Vice President and Provost), Jan Weisenberger (Senior Associate Vice Present, Research), CEGE faculty, staff and members of Dr. Weavers' family.
In his presentation to the group, McPheron described the honor as a well-deserved recognition of Professor Weavers' outstanding contributions to our academic community.
Weavers serves as co-Director of the Ohio Water Resources Center, the federally authorized and state-designated Water Resources Research Institute for the State of Ohio and is co-Lead in the Sustainability Institute Healthy Air, Land, and Water Program Area. Her research activities focus on developing water and hazardous waste treatment technologies, promoting innovation in the water industry and determining fate of emerging contaminants in water systems.
A Board Certified Environmental Engineer, Weavers has earned a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), and the American Association of University Women Emerging Scholar Award for her research. She is a two-time recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP). She currently serves on the Ohio Attorney General's Scientific Advisory Council.