At the College of Engineering and Science awards banquet in April, Dean Gramopadhye and Dr. Hirt presented Trey Ryder with the Western S.C. Section AIChE Scholastic Achievement Award. This award is presented to the graduating senior in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering with the highest scholastic average.
The department ChBE Undergraduate Researcher of the Year Award was presented to Samuel Leguizamon. This award is presented each year to the undergraduate who performs at the highest level of distinction in research.
The ChBE Junior of the Year Award went to Andrew Carlin. Andrew was given this award for completing his junior year with the highest scholastic average.
And Seth Elliott was presented the Western S.C. AIChE Section Scholarship.
In other news, Shelby Thies, an undergraduate honors student who works in Dr. Husson’s research group, was accepted to the Radiochemistry Fuel Cycle Summer School at the University of Las Vegas. Acceptance to the program is very competitive and she will spend 6 weeks learning about radioanalytical chemistry and taking tours of Department of Energy facilities.