and Pablo Cicero-Fernandez received the Professional Achievement Award for 2016 from the Professional Engineers in California Government for their contributions to the project, “VW Diesel Cheating Detection Team.”
was appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: 2017 Standing Committee on Geographical Sciences; and was identified by Thomson Reuters as one of the World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers for 2016.
served on a committee for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that published a report with findings and recommendations on the status and utilization of molybdenum-99 for medical use.
was appointed by UC President Janet Napolitano to serve as the UC Academic Senate representative and voting member of the newly established Executive Steering Committee on Health Benefits for UC faculty and staff.
was named president-elect of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology; and was appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee: Review of the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides–Eleventh Biennial Update.
was recognized in an April 2017 symposium named in his honor, “Chemistry of Water Treatment from Sorption to Taste and Odor: A symposium honoring the contributions of Mel Suffet,” sponsored by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Environmental Chemistry.