Hsu-Kim Research Group News

Vesicle Project Website

August 18, 2021

The Hsu-Kim group is part of an interdisciplinary team investigating extracellular vesicles (EVs) in the environment.

Dr. Faye!

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

ES:Water GRC

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!

FEMMES Capstone!

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

ICMGP Providence

July 22, 2017

Tassels and Poofy Hats

May 13, 2017

Congratulations to lab alums Sarah Diringer for receiving her PhD diploma and to Janie Cooper for her M.S. degree today!

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Well done Janie!

March 1, 2017

Kudos to Janie Cooper for successfully defending her masters thesis, titled "Size-Dependent Fate of Nanoceria in Simulated Large Scale Wetlands".... read more

FEMMES Capstone

March 1, 2017

The Duke FEMMES group (Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, and Science) held their annual capstone workshop on the Duke campus Saturday,... read more