News for Alumni

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Professor Shahsavan’s work recognized by PNAS

Congratulations to the Department of Chemical Engineering’s Professor Hamed Shahsavan for his recent honour by the National Academy of Sciences in America. He was the lead author of a paper chosen as a finalist for a Cozzarelli Prize, which recognizes the top work published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in 2020.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

ChE Faculty Spotlight: Professor Rajinder Pal

Professor Rajinder (Raj) Pal of the Department of Chemical Engineering is a world-renowned researcher and an award-winning instructor with a reputation for helping students understand some of the discipline’s most complex and abstract concepts relating to transport phenomena and thermodynamics.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Chemical Engineering researchers awarded $2 million to create Ontario Centre for Battery and Electrochemical Research

Zhongwei Chen, Canada Research Chair in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy and Chemical Engineering Professor and Linda Nazar, Canada Research Chair in Solid State Energy Materials and University Professor, received more than $2 million in infrastructure funding from the federal government’s Canada Foundation for Innovation for the proposed Ontario Centre for Battery and Electrochemical Research.

Monday, January 18, 2021

Prof Tizazu Mekonnen chairs Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology PhD Project

Chemical Engineering Professor Tizazu Mekonnen, Inaugural Director of the IBET PhD Project

Chemical Engineering Professor Tizazu Mekonnen has been named Inaugural Director of the Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) PhD Project. This new partnership, which includes the University of Waterloo and five other Ontario universities, aims to diversify academia and Canadian technology industries by increasing the number of Indigenous and Black Canadians pursuing engineering and technology degrees at universities across Ontario.

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.

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