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Tuesday, September 3, 2019 — 9:30 AM EDT

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.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — 9:30 AM EDT

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.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT

Xiaoyuan Dou will discuss their research on self-assembled metal organic framework microflowers as polysulfides immobilizers for lithium sulfur batteries during their closed MASc oral exam.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Wednesday, September 4, for a seminar on the fabrication of ‘smart’ biomimetic surfaces by Dr. Noshir Pesika, Associate Professor in Tulane University’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT

In this closed MASc oral exam, Ruohan Jiang will present their research into the use of cobalt decorated hierarchical carbon sphere (CZ/HPC) to overcome the obstacles associated with lithium sulfur battery technology.

Friday, September 6, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

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. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — 9:00 AM EDT

You are invited to attend Majd Tabbara's MASc oral exam, where they will discuss their research into the environmental costs and benefits associated with the conversion of already-captured CO2 into final chemicals or energy products.  

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — 11:30 to 12:15 AM to 12:15 PM EDT

The Chemical Engineering Department will be hosting a special undergraduate lecture on DNA and its use in biomedical engineering by Dr. Naiwen Cui, from Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT

You are welcome to join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Wednesday, September 11, for a seminar on droplet-based microfluidics for high throughput biological applications by Dr. Naiwen Cui, from Harvard University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association (CEGSA) welcomes graduate Chemical Engineering students, visitors, staff and faculty and their families to the annual CHE Grad Picnic, where we will celebrate the start of a new semester with food, games and good times.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 — 3:30 AM EDT

Please join the Department of Chemical Engineering on Thursday, September 19, for a seminar on the mathematical modelling of enzymatic polymerization of glucans by Dr. Rosane Rech, from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul’s Food Science and Technology Institute.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT

You are welcome to attend Elnaz Halakoo's PhD defence, in which they will discuss their research to investigate pervaporative desalination of high-salinity water and dehydration of ethylene glycol, ethanol and isopropanol.

Monday, September 23, 2019 — 11:30 to 11:30 AM EDT

The Chemical Engineering Department is hosting a special undergraduate lecture about proteins and their applications by Dr. Yael Zilberman-Simakov. 

A pizza lunch will be provided, please RSVP if you plan on attending.

Monday, September 23, 2019 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT

The Department of Chemical Engineering invites you to a seminar about composite (bio)sensors for non-invasive medical diagnostics, by Dr. Yael Zilberman-Simakov.

Monday, September 16, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
sort-athon

Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

UW Sustainability will be here with their waste sorting challenge. Stop by and test your sorting knowledge to find out if you're a waste warrior or a recycling rookie! The rules are simple: you'll have 30 seconds to sort 30 common items into the right bins!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
sort-athon

Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

UW Sustainability will be here with their waste sorting challenge. Stop by and test your sorting knowledge to find out if you're a waste warrior or a recycling rookie! The rules are simple: you'll have 30 seconds to sort 30 common items into the right bins!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
WiE Welcome BBQ

Women in Engineering (WiE) welcomes all students, staff and faculty to Waterloo Engineering on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. All are welcome!

The BBQ will start at 11 am and will go until around 1 pm. You can pop in whenever you get a bit of time! 

Friday, September 20, 2019 (all day)

Students are invited to apply to a Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) for the Fall 2019 term. Applications must be submitted to the Dean of Engineering Office in E7 7302 by 4:30pm on Friday, September 20, 2019 in order to be considered.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
WISE energy day

Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) invites you to Energy Day: a chance to meet and mingle with WISE researchers; connect the dots and get energized by talented young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders at the most innovative University in Canada; join academic, industry & government experts who have come together to share insights & new ideas for our energy future.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join us to learn more about the exciting research being conducted by masters students in the Chemical Engineering department. 

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