Congratulations to the Waterloo iGEM team, and their advisors, Marc Aucoin (ChE), Trevor Charles (Biol), Brian Ingalls (Appl Math), Andrew Doxey (Biol), Barb Moffat (Biol) who were awarded Gold, Best Poster, and Best Software Tool and were nominated for Best Foundational Advance project at the 2015 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition held in Boston, MA. The team competed against more than 260 student teams from around the globe.
to visit the University of California - Santa Barbara in the Fall 2015. He will work on a project entitled “Studies of marine adhesive systems at molecular and nanoscales for the development of advanced biomimetic adhesive materials” . The Fulbright Program is merit-based, highly competitive, one of the most prestigious programs worldwide.
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.
The University of Waterloo, SPE Student Chapter has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 SPE Calgary Section Corporate Award for Outstanding SPE Student Chapter Activity. This award will be presented to the chapter in Calgary, AB at the Calgary Section Awards Reception to be held on Wednesday May 20st at the Petroleum Club.