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Awards and Recognitions

PI’s Awards & Honors

2016       Al Geib Professorship in Environmental Engineering Research and Education

2014       FRI/John G. Kunesh Award

2013       Named a DuPont Young Professor

2011       Solvay Advanced Polymers Young Faculty Award

2011       Environmental Protection Agency Early Career Award

2011       3M Untenured Faculty Award


Student Awards

2016    Gordon Research Conference Presentation for Rapid Fire presentation, Lingling Xia

2016    AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award, Jian Ren

2016     North American Membrane Society Graduate Student Fellowship, Jian Ren

2016    General Electric Fellowship, Maqsud Chowdhury

2015     FEI Graduate Fellowship, Jian Ren

2015     NAMS Student Poster Award, 2nd Place, membrane processes, Maqsud Chowdhury

2015     NAMS Student Poster Award, 3rd Place, Membrane Materials, Malgorzata Chwatko, 2015

2014      Undergraduate student Poster Award, 1st place, Separations Division, Separations Division, Gabriella Frey

2014      Undergraduate Student Poster ward, 2nd Place, Separations Division, Gianna Credaroli

2014       ICOM Student Poster Award, Jian Ren

2014       NAMS Travel Award, ICOM 2014, Liwei Huang

2014       NAMS Graduate Student Poster Award, 1st place, Jason Arena

2014       General Electric Fellowship, Jian Ren

2014       Elias Klein Travel Award, Maqsud Chowdhury

2014       AMTA Graduate Student Poster Award, Jason Arena

2013       NAMS Graduate Student Poster Award, 2nd place, Ngoc Bui

2013       Elias Klein Travel Award, Liwei Huang

2013       Marshall Scholarship, Ethan Butler

2013       Udall Scholarship, Ethan Butler

2013       University Scholar, Andrew Silva

2012       University Scholar, Ethan Butler

2012       NAMS Travel Award, Ngoc Bui

2012       NWRI-AMTA Fellowship, Jason Arena

2011       GK-12 Fellowship, Jason Arena