The American Institute of Engineers (AIChE) presented Sallye Gathmann with the 2017-2018 Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Award at their annual conference in Pittsburgh, PA during the Student Awards Ceremony on Sunday, October 28. Sallye was nominated by the Clemson University AIChE Student Chapter to receive this honor. The scholarship of $1,000 is a competitive award only given to 15 AIChE Student Members from around the country annually based on academic achievement and student chapter involvement.
Sallye was also recognized at the conference for winning second place for the Separations category in the 2018 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition. Her poster was titled, “Ultrapure Lignin via Liquid-Lignin Lignin-Solvent Systems: Phase Behavior & Characterization.” She is advised by Dr. Mark Thies.
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering would like to congratulate Sallye on her achievements!