Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Research interests

Polymer processing, reactive extrusion of polymers, rubber devulcanization, chemical modification of polymers, processing of polymers with supercritical fluids, mathematical modeling and computer simulations of polymer processing, and rheology of polymer melts.

Research projects

Scale-up rules for polymer reactive extrusion, rubber devulcanization using supercritical CO2, compounding of polymer blends, inferential sensors for rheological properties, hydrosilylation of polyolefins through reactive extrusion, extrusion of polymer blends with supercritical CO2, reactive blending with supercritical CO2, analysis of mixing in twin screw extruders, controlled-rheology polypropylenes, polymer micronization with supercritical CO2.

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University of Waterloo

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