Updates

November 2019: Congratulations to Xin for publishing her paper “A modeling framework to evaluate blending of seawater and treated wastewater streams for synergistic desalination and potable reuse” in the journal Water Research!


July 2019: the Childress and McCurry research groups with our summer SHINE and YRP students at the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System

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July 2019: Congratulations to Ryan for publishing his paper “Morphological changes and creep recovery behavior of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) membranes used for membrane distillation” in the Journal of Membrane Science!


June 2019: Congratulations to Sophia for publishing her paper “Limiting power density in pressure-retarded osmosis: Observation and implications” in the journal Desalination!


April 2019: Congratulations to Allyson for being awarded the USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Merit Award for Excellence!


March 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Chris Morrow for publishing his paper “Evidence, Determination, and Implications of Membrane-Independent Limiting Flux in Forward Osmosis Systems” in the journal Environmental Science & Technology!

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February 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Gustafson for graduating and accepting a position with Hazen and Sawyer!

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October 2018: Members of the USC ENE lab attending the 2018 Clarke Prize awards dinner for Dr. Janet Hering

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October 2018: Congratulations to Sophia for being awarded the USC CEE Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (for the second time!!) & to Allyson for being awarded the USC CEE Outstanding Research Assistant Award!


October 2018: Congratulations to Ryan for publishing his paper “Membrane distillation driven by intermittent and variable temperature waste heat: System arrangements for water production and heat storage” in the journal Desalination!

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August 2018: The research team kayaking on the Los Angeles river


August 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Chris Morrow for graduating and accepting a position at Evoqua!


July 2018: Allyson, Sophia, and Amy with the environmental engineering summer high school students from the USC SHINE program


April 2018: Congratulations to Chris for publishing “Integrating an aerobic/anoxic osmotic membrane bioreactor with membrane distillation for potable water reuse” in the journal Desalination!

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February 2018: Congratulations to Chris for publishing his paper “Submerged or sidestream? The influence of module configuration on fouling and salinity in osmotic membrane bioreactors” in the Journal of Membrane Science!

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January 2018: DWR Water Desalination Grant awarded to Prof. Childress (congratulations to Ryan for contributing!)


June 2018: NSF Process Separations grant awarded to Prof. Childress (congratulations to Allyson for contributing!)


Spring 2018: Sophia makes the USC Kids News for participating in USC PressFriends!

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June 2018: Congratulations to Allyson for being awarded an AMTA/ADC Fellowship!


May 2018: Congratulations to Lauren for being awarded the USC Viterbi Jenny Wang Excellence in Teaching Award
(for the second time in a row!)


April 2018: Congratulations to Tranice’ for being awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
and a Tau Beta Pi Fellowship!!


April 2018: Congratulations to Xin for being awarded a Theodore & Wen-Hui Chen Fellowship!


December 2017: Congratulations to Allyson for publishing her paper “Effect of long-term operation on membrane surface characteristics and performance in membrane distillation” in the Journal of Membrane Science!

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October 2017: Congratulations to Sophia for receiving an NSF ASSIST Travel Grant!


September 2017: Congratulations to Sophia for being nominated for the University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award!


June 2017: The research group at Carlsbad Desalination Plant with our summer high school students from the USC SHINE program

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September 2016: Congratulations to Sophia for being awarded the USC CEE Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award!


Summer 2016: Congratulations to Ryan for being awarded an NWRI & SCSC Fellowship & to Chris for being awarded an AMTA/USBR Fellowship!!