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Grant honored with two national awards

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Dr. Christine Grant

Professor Christine S. Grant was recently honored with two national awards.

First, she received the 2019 William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering from the AIChE Minority Affairs Committee. The Committee promotes activities that encourage the education and training of minorities in engineering and related disciplines.

Dr. Grimes was the first African-American Fellow of the AIChE. The award recognizes a chemical engineer’s outstanding achievements in the chemical engineering profession and as a distinguished role model for minorities.

Second, she received the 2019 Dr. Joseph N. Cannon Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). NOBCChE is a professional organization dedicated to assisting African American and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in all aspects of their professional lives in chemistry, chemical engineering and allied fields.

Read more at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News site →