Michael Hardy, a doctoral student at Montclair State University, New Jersey recently won a $150 award in the student poster competition at the Hudson Delaware Chapter meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. This year’s meeting was held in Bear Mountain, NY on April 23rd and 24th.
Michael was recognized for his poster entitled “Removal of heavy metals from shipyard storm water using residuals of drinking water treatment.” A Ph.D. candidate in the Environmental Management program under the supervision of Dr. Dibs Sarkar, Michael is conducting research focused on environmental quality and remediation. He is also one of two graduate students to recently receive a graduate student research grant from the Geological Society of America. “These awards recognize both the high quality of the graduate students and the research conducted in the Environmental Management PhD program,” said Dr. Sarkar.
Michael is the son of Les & Barbara Hardy of Lometa. He is the grandson of James & Ruth Hardy of Lometa and Ted Brown, Jr. & the late Annabel Brown of San Saba.