The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) named Dr. Eric M.V. Hoek, NAWI Deputy Topic Area Lead for Process Innovation and Intensification, as the 2022 Clarke Prize Laureate for Outstanding Achievement in Water Science and Technology. The Clarke Prize is awarded to leaders in the areas of water research, science, technology, or policy in the United States. Hoek is a Faculty Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and a Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). At UCLA, Dr. Hoek leads the UCLA Nanomaterials & Membrane Technology Research (NanoMeTeR) Lab where research explores the union of membrane technologies, nanomaterials and electrochemistry for water, energy and environmental applications. The 29th Clarke Prize Lecture will be delivered by Hoek on 29 October at the award ceremony in Irvine, California.