Maryam Khoshnoodi wins Best Student Presentation award at 2013 Amherst conference

Congratulations to CHBE Ph.D. candidate Maryam Khoshnoodi on winning Best Student Presentation at the AEHS Foundation’s 29th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy. The conference took place from October21 to 24, in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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Maryam Khoshnoodi’s winning platform presentation was entitled “Environmental Mineralogy Study of Arsenic in a Biological Passive Treatment System”. Maryam’s supervisor is Dr. Susan Baldwin, with additional contributions from Prof. Gregory Dipple of the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, UBC and Dr. Steven Hallam of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UBC.

The AEHS Foundation presents an annual $1000 award and two $500 awards for the best student poster or platform presentations at the conference. Maryam’s award was the top award for the best overall student presentation at the conference. A well-deserved win by Maryam!