College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Scott Husson wins Founders Award in recognition of leadership, service, research, and educational contributions


Scott Husson of Clemson University has been selected to receive the Founders Award from the Separations Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Husson currently serves as the William B. “Bill” Sturgis, ‘57 and Martha Elizabeth “Martha Beth” Blackmon Sturgis Distinguished Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Clemson.

His research group uses synthetic and polymer chemistry to create advanced separation materials to tackle some of society’s grand challenges, including affordable medicine, access to clean water, sustainable energy generation and prevention of nuclear terror.

The Founders Award recognizes sustained leadership, service, research, and educational contributions to the separations community. Husson was presented with the award on Nov. 6 at the division’s annual banquet in Orlando.

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