You are welcome to attend Amir Mowla's final PhD defence, in which they will discuss their research into the hydrodynamics of commercial ebullated bed reactors through a combination of experimental investigation and CFD modelling.
Xiaoyuan Dou's MASc oral exam, in which they will discuss their research on self-assembled metal organic framework microflowers as polysulfides immobilizers for lithium sulfur batteries. This is a closed exam.
You are welcome to attend Yue Niu's MASc oral exam, in which they will discuss their research of Cobalt-hexamine (HMT) metal-organic framework-derived bifunctional electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction and evolution reactions, which promises implmentation advantages for rechargeable Zinc-air batteries.
You are welcome to attend Aleksander Cholewinski's PhD defence, in which he will discuss his research to develop and fabricate underwater adhesives that take inspiration from the adhesive chemistry and processes of both marine mussels and benthic algae.
Yue Yu will discuss their research of CO2 methanation over alumina-supported cobalt oxide and carbide synthesized by reverse microemulsion method in a closed MASc oral exam.
You are welcome to attend Noushin Majdabadifarahani's MASc oral exam, in which she will discuss her research evaluating polymeric materials as sensing materials for acetone, formaldehyde and benzene detection.
Sadru Walji will discuss his research on the virucidal properties of a copper-nickel-zinc alloy designed to replace stainless steel high-touch surfaces.
Sogol Mottaghi-Tabar will discuss their research into the economic feasibility of constructing a SNG production facility for upgrading biogas through the Sabatier reaction at their closed MASc oral exam.
You are welcome to attend Sungo Park's final PhD defense, in which he will discuss his research into developing a technology to characterize and process environmentally friendly materials using starch as co-polymer and nano-filler. The research aimed to extend the range of properties of starch materials while maintaining environmental benefits and competitive physical properties for applications such as packaging and agriculture.
Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Friday, August 2, for a seminar by Dr. Yaser Abu-Lebdeh, Senior Research Officer at National Research Council of Canada (NRC). He will give an overview of the NRC’s battery technology research activities.
Guanjie Sun will discuss their research related to using greenhouse gases to produce renewable synthetic fuels and chemicals in a closed MASc oral exam.
You are welcome to attend the oral defence portion of Maiwen Zhang's PhD comprehensive exam, in which they will discuss their research under supervisor Professor Aiping Yu.
You are welcome to attend the oral defence portion of Xuezhen Wang's PhD comprehensive exam, in which they will discuss their research under supervisor Professor Xianshe Feng.
The Tsinghua-Waterloo Joint Forum on Advances in Energy and Environmental Technologies will bring together leading experts in the fields of sustainable energy management, novel energy production, biofuels, pollution mitigation, fuel cells, and next-generation rechargeable energy systems.
You’re invited to join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Thursday, July 11, for a seminar by Dr. Drew Higgins, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University. He will speak about his research on the development and understanding of electrocatalyst materials and electrode structures for sustainable electrochemical energy technologies.
You are welcome to attend Huayu Niu's final PhD defense, in which she will discuss her research on mAb capture with cation exchange membranes.
Since the last fundraiser was so successful, EWB has partnered again with Krispy Kreme to have another fundraiser to raise money for social enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa to help reduce poverty.
$10 for a dozen or $1 per donut
The Department of Chemical Engineering and the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology invite you to hear Dr. Roberts discuss the development of electrochemical exfoliated graphene materials and heteroatom doped carbons, considering two electrochemical applications: vanadium redox flow batteries and adsorption combined with electrochemical regeneration for treatment of organic contaminants.
Join us to learn more about the exciting research being conducted by masters students in the Chemical Engineering department.
You are welcome to attend Huabei You's MASc oral exam, in which she will discuss her research applying a multi-scale modelling framework on the NiO-based Oxygen Carrier (OC) particle in order to explicitly consider and understand the effect of reaction kinetics.
Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Monday, June 17, for a seminar by Dr. Jeffrey S. Downey, Technical Manager Science and Innovation The Kingston Technology Centre and Managing Director of Innovation for DuPont Canada.
Dr. Downey will discuss the merger of Dow Chemical and E.I. DuPont and the recent separation into three industry leading companies. In addition, he will discuss the opportunities that this has created in Canada and how the Kingston Technology Centre has become integral to the future of the new DuPont.
Please join the Department for Farhan Ahmad's MASc oral exam on his research on post-combustion absorption process using MEA (methyl-ethanol-amine).
The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes National University of Singapore’s Professor Jun Li for a seminar about novel, supramolecular, self-assembled biomaterials for various biomedical applications. All are welcome.
Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Friday, May 31, for a seminar by Dr. Blanka Sharma, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida. She will speak about her research on the development of biomaterials and targeted therapies that direct the functions of stem and immune cells for applications ranging from tissue repair to cancer therapy.
Supervisor: Professor Mark Pritzker, Chemical Engineering