The department of Chemical Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of David Simakov to our faculty. In his new role as assistant professor, he will teach reaction engineering and transport phenomena and continue his research in sustainable reaction engineering. David is a respected researcher, with publications in several leading journals, including Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Catalysis Science & Technology and Applied Catalysis. In addition to his role in Chemical Engineering, David will be actively engaged with the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology.
Garry Rempel was appointed as Member of the Order of Canada for his contributions to the field of chemical engineering, notably for advancing research in rubber technology. He is a professor in chemical engineering and affiliated with the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology.