Prof. Bill Stolte, a long-standing Saskatchewan Branch Director and National Director of the CWRA, passed away on June 18, 2001. Bill Stolte was born on August 19, 1943 and raised in the Lacombe area of Alberta. He later moved to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta, where he completed Bachelor and Master Degrees in Civil Engineering. He went on to complete a PhD at the University of Washington focusing on stochastic hydrology. In 1970, he moved to take up a position in the faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.
Prof. Stolte enjoyed working with students and served as a personal as well as a professional guide and mentor to many. He was consistently promoting student involvement in the CWRA, particularly at the annual conference.
The Bill Stolte Student Paper award is presented each year at the CWRA National Conference to the student whos paper contains the following qualities:
- contribution to water resources knowledge;
- technical and analytical quality; and
- clarity of their presentation.
|2013||Ms. Audret Maheu, INRS Quebec|
|2012||Ms. Andrea Gonzalez|
|2011||Mr. Barret Kurylyk, University of New Brunswick|
|2010||Ms. Laurie Neilson-Welch, Ph.D. Candidate, Simon Fraser University, Department of Earth Sciences|
|2009||Mr. Stephen Oni|
|2008||Ms. Leah Boutilier|
|2007||Ms. Kristina Nelson,University of Regina, Faculty of Engineering|
|2006||Ms. Caroline Sanchez Valero|
|2005||Ms. Christine Zimmer|