The 2016-2017 Murray Moo-Young Biotechnology Scholarship has been awarded to Laura Edmonds, a graduate student in Prof. Evelyn Yim's research group. The Murray Moo-Young Biotechnology Scholarship was established in 1982 with a donation by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Murray Moo-Young to encourage research of bioprocessing strategies in industrial biomanufacturing and environmental bioremediation.
Prof. Boxin Zhao's bio-inspired "pick and place" technology was highlighted by the university. This research involves the integration of biomimetic "smart" adhesives and functional materials based on liquid crystalline networks. In his own words,
Prof. Aucoin's career was highlighted in the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) Society Notes blog. The article entitled "Who’s in control? Meet the chemical engineer challenging the cell" can be found here.
Professor Emeritus Campbell William Robinson passed away on October 18, 2016. He was a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering from 1971–1996 and was part of the Biochemical Engineering research group.
Paul Chen, a PhD candidate supervised by Prof. Frank Gu, has been awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. His research involves the application of gold nano-particles for detection and identification of pathogens that cause infectious disease.