Dr. Scott Husson, William B. “Bill” Sturgis, ’57 & Martha Elizabeth “Martha Beth” Blackmon Sturgis Annual Distinguished Professor in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and President and Founder of Purilogics, LLC, was elected as a Fellow by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Fellow is the highest grade of membership in AIChE, and it can only be achieved through election by the AIChE Board of Directors. Election as a fellow recognizes “service to the profession” and “significant professional accomplishments.” Contributions in one of these areas must be outstanding, and some contributions in both areas are necessary. Election as Fellow reaffirms the high esteem with which Husson’s colleagues and peers view his distinctive professional achievements and accomplishments.
Dr. Husson’s research interests include membrane science and engineering, biologics recovery and purification, water purification, and nuclear forensics. He has served as principal investigator on 33 sponsored research projects and as co-principal investigator on 16 others, resulting in more $13 million in funding. Husson is the author of 100 journal publications and book chapters that have been cited nearly 3,000 times. He has also been recognized as one of Clemson’s top teachers, winning Clemson University’s Prince Award for Innovation in Teaching. He also won the Murray Stokely Award and Byars Prize for Excellence in Teaching Engineering Fundamentals, both coming from the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. He has mentored and advised 21 PhD students, nine postdoctoral researchers and more than 80 undergraduate researchers.