ChBE graduate student, Christine Duval, was honored by the College of Engineering and Science with the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award. She was presented this award by Dean Gramopadhye at a banquet in April. Christine won this award based on the tremendous impact she has in the classroom. The Department also presented Margarita Arcila-Velez with the Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant award. Christine’s advisor is Dr. Scott Husson and Margarita’s is Dr. Mark Roberts.
In other graduate student news, Juan Wang, was selected for a Separations Division Graduate Research Award. Juan will be recognized at the Separations Division Dinner in Salt Lake City in November. Steven Weinman won 1st place in the Membrane Properties section for the student poster competition at the 2015 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) meeting in Boston. He was first from well over a hundred entries. Both are graduate students with Dr. Husson.