Preserving a basic human right: Ginder-Vogel lands NSF CAREER award to study arsenic in groundwater

Most people don’t think about arsenic from day to day, but Matt Ginder-Vogel says it’s more common than you’d think.

Ginder-Vogel, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a $560,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to ponder that very topic. This prestigious grant for young faculty members funds a five-year study in which Ginder-Vogel will research the ways in which arsenic becomes “mobile,” and ends up in water sources that could pose threats to humans.

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