The Team of Dr. Benjamin S. Hsiao Won Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water - Creativity Prize (2020)

On 26 July 2020, the Prize Council Chairman Dr. Badran Al-Omar, under the direction of PSIPW President HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan, announced the winners for the 9th Award (2020) of the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW). 

The team of Dr. Benjamin S. Hsiao won the Creativity Prize.

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Dr. Priyanka Sharma won 2018 Blavatnik Regional Award


Congratulation to Dr. Priyanka Sharma, postdoc in the our group, for being named as a Finalist for the 2018 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists. The Blavatnik Regional Awards acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of outstanding postdoctoral scientists from institutions in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The finalist award comes with a $10,000 prize. Dr. Sharma is the first postdoc from Stony Brook University to be recognized by the Blavatnik Awards in at least the last 5 years!


Dr. Sharma was recognized for her pioneering work on converting untreated biomass to carboxycellulose nanofibers for applications in biomedicine and water purification.



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Dr.Tomas Rosen's Incredible Performance on Gotham Rock Choir Concert


Dr.Tomas Rosen won scholarships from the Hans Werthen Foundation

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To Dr.Tomas Rosen in our group! He was among 22 people that received scholarships from the Hans Werthen Foundation belonging to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Congratulationsciences. See the Swedish press release:…/iva-stipendier-till-betydande-framtid…/


Dr. Rosen earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden in 2016. His thesis topic was on the dynamics of non-spherical macro- and nanoparticles in fluid flows related to production of biobased materials. The main current research topics include the production of hollow fibers from nanocellulose as well as experimental characterization of dispersed cellulose nanofibrils using X-ray scattering techniques.