MWRD scientists and engineers team up with School of IT faculty and students

MWRD Senior Engineer Matt Jurjovec (left), MWRD Environmental Research Scientist Thais Pluth, MWRD Senior Environmental Research Scientist and team leader Fenghua Yang, and Illinois State University Professor Yongning Tang celebrate their award-winning presentation.

A team of scientists and engineers with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) joined professors and students at Illinois State University to create a system that optimized chemical usage to control odors and corrosion issues at the MWRD’s Kirie Water Reclamation Plant in Des Plaines.