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For most up-to-date news from Asatekin lab, check out Prof. Asatekin's Twitter feed @AyseAsatekin.

  • Our paper on developing chemically selective membranes was featured in R&D Magazine! – February 2018
  • Ilin’s work on chemically selective membranes was featured on Tufts Now! – January 2018
  • Jacob won the Best Poster Award in his group at the AIChE Undergraduate Student Poster Session. Congratulations Jacob! – November 2017
  • Prof. Asatekin helped organize the 9th Sino-US Chemical Engineering Conference in Beijing, China as the US Programming co-chair. – October 2017
  • Our lab, in collaboration with Prof. Hyunmin Yi’s lab, was awarded a grant by the NSF Chemical Process Separations program to develop multi-functional membranes for water treatment. – June 2017
  • Congratulations to our newest Doctor of Philosophy, Dr. Prity Bengani-Lutz! – April 2017
  • Ilin is selected as one of the 2017 Tufts Institute of the Environment fellowship recipients. Congratulations Ilin! – April 2017
  • Prof. Asatekin was elected to the North American Membrane Society’s Board of Directors for a 3-year term. – March 2017
  • Grace's work as a Summer Scholar was highlighted on the Tufts School of Engineering website. – September 2016
  • Prof. Asatekin was named John A. and Dorothy M. Adams Faculty Development Assistant Professor. Read the press release.– September 2016
  • William Lind defended his M.S. thesis, and is now the Master of Science! He is headed to new horizons at Navigant Energy. Congratulations Will, we will miss you! – July 2016
  • Ilin won 3rd Place at the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Poster Competition in her area. Congratulations Ilin! – June 2016
  • Tim defended his Senior Honors Thesis with great success, and graduated at the top of his class. He is headed to the University of Minnesota for a Ph.D. Good luck, Tim! We will miss you! - May 2016
  • Prity is selected as one of the 2016 Tufts Institute of the Environment fellowship recipients. Congratulations Prity - April 2016
  • Mitch Saeger defended his M.S. thesis with great success, and is headed to greener pastures at EMD Millipore. Congratulations Mitch! We will miss you! – April 2016
  • Prof. Asatekin received one of this year's NSF CAREER Awards! - April 2016
  • Prof. Asatekin received Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association (TASSA) Young Scholar Award, and delivered a Ted-style talk at the annual conference. – April 2016
  • Asatekin Lab received a Tufts Collaborates! Award for a collaborative project with Prof. Peggy Cebe’s lab in the physics department to develop superhydrophobic membranes. – March 2016
  • Prity received an Honorable Mention for her poster at MIT Polymer Day. Congratulations Prity! - March 2016
  • Ilin received the Elias Klein Founders' Travel Award to attend NAMS 2016 Annual Meeting. Congratulations Ilin! - February 2016
  • Our lab was awarded a grant from the NSF Environmental Chemical Sciences Program for a collaborative project with Prof. Meagan Mauter’s lab at Carnegie Mellon University to understand fundamental mechanisms of fouling. – September 2015
  • Asatekin Lab received the Massachusetts Clean Energy Council (MassCEC) Catalyst Award to develop and test membrane prototypes for industrial wastewater treatment! - June 2015
  • Prity received an award for "Outstanding Graduate Student Contribution to Undergraduate Education" from Tufts University. Congratulations Prity! – April 2015
  • Papatya was awarded the NAMS Euromembrane Travel Award to present her work at Euromembrane 2015 meeting in Aachen, Germany. Congratulations Papatya!
  • Papatya is selected as one of the 2015 Tufts Institute of the Environment fellowship recipients. Congratulations Papatya! – April 2015
  • Dr. Asatekin is featured in Tufts Research News! (requires Tufts UTLN). – February 2015
  • Dr. Asatekin is featured on Tufts Now, the Tufts homepage, and Phys.org. Read the article! – October 2014
  • Our lab was awarded a grant from the NSF Environmental Engineering Program to develop fouling-resistant zwitterionic membranes. – June 2014
  • Prof. Asatekin received the Best Professor Award, chosen by the graduating class of 2014 in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department. Thank you class of 2014, and best of luck! – May 2014
  • Asatekin lab received a Tufts Collaborates! Award for a collaborative project with Prof. Sam Thomas’ lab in the Chemistry Department to develop novel photoresponsive membranes. – February 2014
  • Prity wins 1st place at Tufts Graduate Research Symposium in the 10-minute presentation category for her presentation titled "Fouling-resistant zwitterionic copolymer membranes for nanofiltration application". Congratulations Prity! – April 2014

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