Girl doing researchCanada strives to be a leader in global environmental protection, while improving public health and building a sustainable economy. However, our heavy reliance on energy-intensive industries makes it more difficult for Canada to meet its environmental commitments. With the recovery of the global economy, Canadian energy consumption is expected to keep increasing to 2025; and pollution will increase correspondingly. Canada needs fundamental research to support the development of cost-effective pollution control and green energy technologies, as well as highly qualified personnel (HQP) in the field of clean air. The long-term goals of the program are aimed at advancing knowledge in the measurement and control of air emissions and the training of HQP in these fields.

  1. Mar. 26, 2021Fact or Fiction: Will cleaning air ducts curb COVID-19 transmission?

    Zhongchao (Chao) Tan, director of the Green Energy and Pollution Control Research Lab and professor at the University of Waterloo and Jeffrey Siegel, profess

  2. Nov. 26, 2020Air filtration should be on front-line of COVID-19 fight
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    Indoor air monitoring and filtration is a critical step, especially if the virus can spread via aerosol tiny particles that can remain in the air for a longer time, and not just through larger droplets. 

  3. Nov. 23, 2020 The Front Cover Art of Energy & Fuels Journal
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    The Front Cover Art for Yifu Li manuscript: "Effects of a Separator on the Electrochemical and Thermal Performances of Lithium-Ion Batteries: A Numerical Study" is now published in Energy & Fuels.

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