Best Paper Presented and Co-authored by a YLP Member

YLP members presenting and co-authoring a paper at the IDA World Congress are eligible for this award. The YLP Best Paper Award is one of five Best Paper Awards that are presented during the World Congress to individuals, corporations or other entities who have contributed to the desalination and water reuse community.

The presenter must be one of the authors and a member of the IDA Young Leaders Program, 35 years old or younger. Designated presenters may be changed in order to give the Young Leader co-author an opportunity to win the Award.

Papers and presentations are ranked by members of the Awards Committee, each of whom possesses significant desalination experience.

This Award is presented biennially at our World Congress.

Best Paper Award Winner at IDA WC in Perth, 2011

Victor Sim was presented with this award in Perth for his paper entitled: “Development of Novel Monitors for Early Detection of Fouling in Reverse Osmosis Systems“. Victor is a PhD student at the Singapore Membrane Technology Centre at Nanyang Technological University. Victor’s paper discusses novel concepts for fouling monitoring and aims to provide solutions to real world problems. The paper was clear and concise with good references to literature to support the team’s findings.