Dr. Adrian Mellage, currently a Research Associate at the University of Tuebingen, has recieved the W.B. Pearson Medal in recognition of creative research presented in his doctoral thesis tilted "Hydrobiogeophysics: Linking geo-electrical Properties and Biogeochemical Processes in Shallow Subsurface Environments". In celebration of this achievement, Adrian attended a luncheon at the University Club, together with his PhD supervisors, Drs. Philippe Van Cappellen and Fereidoun Rezanezhad, where the award was presented.
About the award: Annually, one PhD student from each department of the Faculty of Science is awarded a W.B. Pearson Medal. The award was created in honour of the contribution of Professor W.B. Pearson to Canada and to the Unviersity of Waterloo.