Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Wins ACS Award

Tiezheng Tong

Tiezheng Tong, 2nd year graduate student in Environmental Engineering and Science program, was awarded a 2012 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry on behalf of the Division of Environmental Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.  Tiezheng has a MS in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.  He joined the EES program in Fall 2010 and is currently studying the cytotoxicity and ecotoxicity of nanomaterials, particularly nanostructured titania, using high throughput analysis in the labs of Professors Kimberly Gray and Jean-François Gaillard. In recognition of his excellence in environmental chemistry Tiezheng will receive a one-year membership to the Division and a monetary award.