Samantha McVety is a senior with four years experience in the Childress Research group. Her main focus areas are membrane distillation (MD) and reverse osmosis experimental work. She has also made significant contributions to membrane autopsy. In 2018, Samantha was awarded USC’s preeminent research award for work creating a self-sustaining MD-solar system. When she’s not in the lab, Samantha can be found climbing at the closest crag!