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Mideast Tragedy Claims CCEE Alumna

The following story, written by David Hunt, first appeared on NC State News site on January 10th.

An NC State alumna returning home after visiting family in Tehran is among the 176 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner. 

Bahareh Karami earned a Master of Science in environmental engineering in 2012. She died Jan. 8 in a plane crash in Tehran. Photo by André O. Brown.

When she arrived at NC State in 2010 to work on a master’s degree in environmental engineering, Bahareh Karami struggled with some of the lab work.

“She initially had a tough time in grad school,” remembers her mentor, Professor Francis de los Reyes. “But she stuck to it and I was so proud of her when she graduated.

“She had a bright future ahead of her.”

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