Winners of Colding Award 2017 and Course of the Year

Thursday 14 Sep 17
by Helene Hviid

Every year DTU Environment celebrates the Colding Award with prizes for "Course of the Year", "Best MSc Thesis" and "Best Bachelor Project".

The Colding Award is named after the department's founder Ludvig August Colding (1815-1888).

The teachers at the department nominate the best student projects they've supervised in the course of the year and a comitté then selects the winners. The criterias are the quality of the science and/or engineering, the degree of originality, the technical quality and clarity and the attractiveness of the lay-out and the graphical presentation of results.

The winner of the Colding Award for best Master Thesis 2017:

Cécile Marie Margaretha Kittel with the thesis: Optimization of pellets from softening in drinking water treatment (Danish title: Optimering af pellets fra blødgøring i drikkevandsbehandling)
Supervisor: Peter Bauer-Gottwein

The winner of the Colding Award for best Bachelor Thesis 2016:

Michelle Sirak with the project: Screening af forurening og potentiale for grønne løsninger

Supervisor: Stefan Trapp, DTU Environment 

Course of the year at DTU Environment


The students from the department study board and MiljøRådet decides the winner of Course of the Year and the event is meant as a motivating force for all the lecturers. teachers and technicians involved in our courses. The idea is to promote a dynamic development and ongoing improvements of the courses.

The winner of course of the year 2016/2017:

12330 – Contaminated sites

Course coordinator: Mette Broholm
Teachers: Poul L. Bjerg, Stefan Trapp, Peter Kjeldsen, Annika S. Fjordbøge, Gitte Lemming, Alexandra Marie Murray and Grégory Guillaume Lemaire.



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