Tri-State student recognized for detecting arsenic in water

Local News

(WEHT)- A young tristate scientist, Ankush Dhawan, is getting national recognition for developing a method to detect levels of arsenic in drinking water.

Dhawan is a top 40 finalist in a national science competition. He will receive $25,000 dollars and will travel to Washington D.C. in March to compete for nearly $2 million dollars in awards.

After graduating he plans to study environmental engineering in college.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.

(This story was originally published on January 23, 2020)

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories