Alumnus Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Headshot of alumnus Haiqing Lin who receives the 2015 SEAS faculty award.Alumnus Haiqing Lin (Ph.D. ’05) has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal entitled: “CAREER:SusChEM: Design and Discovery of Polymers with Pendant Rings for Membrane Gas Separations”.

The CAREER is one of NSF’s most prestigious awards for junior faculty who “exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations”.

Lin, a former student in Dr. Benny Freeman‘s group, has been an assistant professor in the UB Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 2013. Before pursuing a career in academia, Lin worked as a senior research scientist and team leader of the gas separations group for Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.

Lin was also recently awarded with an Early Career Researcher Award from the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) in Dec. 2015.

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