Victoria Whitener, PhD Candidate in Environmental Engineering under the advisement of Dr. Jennifer Jay, won first place at the Spring Green Expo in both the grant writing category and the individual presentation category.

The Spring Green Expo is a showcase for innovative sustainability solutions hosted by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. The program is an opportunity for Metropolitan employees, along with other agencies, businesses, conservation organizations, and the educational community to highlight their role as the innovators and providers of environmentally-friendly programs, products and services that save water and promote sustainability.

Also pictured is PhD Candidate Wayne Hung who is also in Dr. Jennifer Jay’s research group at UCLA.