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John CrittendenJohn Crittenden
John Crittenden serves as director of the Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems and Hightower Chair and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in environmental engineering at Georgia Tech University. See how NSF has supported his research. Image credit: John Crittenden
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