People, papers and presentations

Lauren Stadler, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is one of 84 engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s 24th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in September at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Mass. The symposium gathers engineers of ages 30 to 45 who are nominated by colleagues in industry, academia and government. Stadler researches water reuse and energy recovery from wastewater by combining microbial ecology, environmental chemistry and sustainability assessment.

Marie Speziale, professor emerita of trumpet, received the International Trumpet Guild’s 2018 Honorary Award. The award was established for the purpose of recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the art of trumpet playing through performance, teaching, publishing, research and/or composition.

Henry Lanear, a Hanszen College student studying sport management, was selected for the 2018 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program, a 10-week paid internship that targets multicultural undergraduate and graduate students with high academic standing at elite institutions. Interns work on hands-on projects, network with industry leaders and volunteer throughout the program.


About Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is a senior editor in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.