Wednesday, January 6, 2021

ChE department mourns death of second-year student

With deep sadness, we announce the death of second-year Chemical Engineering student Mihir Rodrigues, who passed away from a heart-related issue on December 29th, 2020, while he was at home in India.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

ChE Buddy Program helps first-year students find success

When faced with a new challenge, it never hurts to call a friend for advice. But, as many first-year students discover, it can be difficult to find someone who can relate. Fortunately, this year’s new chemical engineering students have exactly that – an experienced buddy to steer them in the right direction.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Aiping Yu awarded NSERC’s Steacie Memorial Fellowship

The Department of Chemical Engineering’s Aiping Yu has been awarded a prestigious 2020 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship.

Each year, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) recognizes six highly promising early-stage researchers in the natural sciences and engineering with an E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, in recognition of their efforts and to enhance their research capacity so that they can become leaders in their field and inspire others.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Remembering Ken O’Driscoll, department chair and inspirational professor

Ken O'Driscoll working in the Polymer Synthesis Lab, in the early eighties.

Professor Emeritus Ken O’Driscoll passed away on August 4, 2020, at the age of 89.

O’Driscoll was an internationally respected polymer science researcher, a talented teacher, and a kind and inspirational mentor who worked in the Department of Chemical Engineering between 1970 and 1992. His research in polymerization kinetics and polymer synthesis and characterization influenced many products we know and still use today, including hydrophilic contact lenses (also known as ‘soft contact lenses’), which he developed in 1971.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Department of Chemical Engineering cracks the world's top 100

The Department of Chemical Engineering placed 87th in worldwide university rankings for 2021, joining three other Waterloo Engineering subjects in the top 100.

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