Christine Duval was awarded the AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award. The award was presented to Christine alongside her advisor Dr. Scott Husson at the AIChE Annual Meeting. The Separations Divison Award honors outstanding graduate students who are the primary authors of a research paper that has contributed to separations.
Christine’s research has focused on the development of uranium-selective polymers for use in portable radiation detection devices. Thus far she has contributed to 5 publications (3 in print, 2 under review) and has given more than 20 conference presentations. Christine has won multiple poster competitions locally at Clemson and on the national level. Throughout graduate school, Christine has been active in outreach activities with the Girl Scouts of America as well as teaching undergraduate courses. In 2015, she received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award for both Chemical Engineering and the College of Engineering and Science.