Hsu-Kim Research Group News
Congratulations to Talia!
May 12, 2022
Over the weekend we celebrated with our graduates at Duke, including our lab's most recent alumna - Dr. Talia Neal-Walthall.
Superfund Research Program - Research Brief
April 7, 2022
Read a research brief from the NIEHS Superfund... read more
Lab Alumni Update - Sarah Diringer
April 6, 2022
Lab alum Dr. Sarah Diringer tells Methodspace about... read more
New paper in ES&T on passive samplers for mercury bioavailability
February 3, 2022
Congratulations to Talia Neal-Walthall for publishing her first paper in Environmental Science & Technology, titled "... read more
Vesicle Project Website
August 18, 2021
The Hsu-Kim group is part of an interdisciplinary team investigating extracellular vesicles (EVs) in the environment.
Bridging Policy, Research, and Implementation in ASGM
July 23, 2021
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March 31, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Faye Koenigsmark for successfully defending her PhD dissertation titled "From Source to Surveillance: An Assessment of... read more
New Year, New Building!
January 12, 2021
We've finished moving to our new lab in the Pratt School's new Wilkinson Building... read more
Rare earth solubilization from coal by-products
June 9, 2020
Kudos to Andrew for publishing his first paper for his dissertation!
New paper on the linkages of deforestation and mercury loadings from artisanal gold mining
December 12, 2019
Check out a new paper published in ES&T on study led by Hsu-Kim lab alum Dr. Sarah Diringer and collaborating PhD student Axel Berky.
Faye presents her work at the Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting
November 19, 2019
The total level of mercury in hair is often used as a biomarker for dietary methylmercury exposure for individuals. However, if a person could be... read more
Methylation Potential of Mercury Associated with Iron Sulfides
June 20, 2019
Congratulations to Nelson for publishing a new ES&T paper examining different forms of Hg-iron sulfide particles!
Tour of the new Pratt Engineering building and our future lab!
June 4, 2019
Duke's Pratt School of Engineering has a new building currently under construction, and when it's done (ca. November 2020), the Hsu-Kim lab will... read more
CLU-IN Webinar on Mercury Biogeochemistry and Remediation
May 23, 2019
This week Helen presented a webinar of the group's latest mercury research activities for the EPA's Hazardous Waste Clean-up Information (CLU-... read more
Talia wins the DOE Graduate Student Research Award!
April 24, 2019
Congrats to Talia for winning the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award!
Liquid membranes for rare earths separations
April 16, 2019
Congratulations to Ryan for publishing his paper on the separation of rare earth metals from coal ash leachates!
AEESP/Mary Ann Liebert Award for Publication Excellence
April 15, 2019
Congratulations to Grace Schwartz, Duke CEE PhD graduate and alumnus of the Hsu-Kim lab, for winning the 2018 AEESP/Mary Ann Liebert best paper... read more
Yttrium speciation in coal fly ash - What does this mean for recovering rare earth elements from coal ash?
October 2, 2018
Ross's paper on yttrium speciation in coal fly ash was just published in ... read more
July 1, 2018
Just finished a great meeting at the Environmental... read more
Bass Connections in Madre de Dios, Peru
June 19, 2018
The first of this summer's Bass Connections team in Madre de Dios (Peru) got off to a great start earlier this month.
Graduation for Ross!
May 13, 2018
Congrats to Ross for completing his Ph.D. this semester! We wish you the best in your future endeavors!
March 2, 2018
Another successful capstone event on February 17th for the FEMMES group (Females Exceling More in Math, Engineering, and Science)
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Reunion at the Chinese Chemical Society's environmental chemistry conference
October 26, 2017
A lab group reunion with CJ, Tong and Helen at the National Environmental Chemistry Conference in Hangzhou!... read more
Congrats to Ross for the Utku Award!
August 29, 2017
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