Haiqing Lin Recognized as a UB Exceptional Scholar

Headshot of Haqing Lin.

Published June 30, 2021

Associate Professor Haiqing Lin has been recognized with a 2021 UB Exceptional Scholar: Sustained Achievement Award.

The Sustained Achievement Award honors recognize senior scholars for their outstanding performance in the recent segment of their careers.

"We are thrilled to see Haiqing's outstanding research contributions recognized with this well-deserved award. He is addressing some of the most important problems - related to climate change and provision of clean, safe water supplies - that are facing humanity today, while providing outstanding research experiences to our students." said Mark Swihart, CBE department chair.

Earning his Ph.D. from the University of Texas Austin, Lin joined the University at Buffalo in 2013 and leads a research program on novel membrane materials for gas separations and water purification. Among other notable projects, Lin currently leads a $3.8 million U.S Department of Energy project on CO2 capture. Lin's research also earned him the 2020 AlChE Separation Division Innovation Award for his contributions to the development of membrane materials for CO2 capture. Lin was also elected as a board member of the North American Membrane Society in 2020, a position for the most active members leading projects to promote and advance membrane technologies.