Warren Kadoya and Kechen Zhu with donors George and Dixie ShirleyWarren Kadoya and Kechen Zhu, both master's degree students in environmental engineering conducting research in wastewater treatment, were named the 2016 recipients of the George and Dixie Shirley Graduate Fellowships.

“Meeting George and Dixie at the scholarship reception was an inspiration,” Kadoya said. “They were so kind, and George invited Kechen and me to visit his former water and wastewater engineering firm.”

University of Arizona College of Engineering