Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Research interests

Magnetic nano-particles for protein purification, Nano-structured systems from templating process, Block copolymers and self assembly systems, Enhanced drug delivery systems, Atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and stimuli responsive polymeric systems, Polymer-surfactant interactions, Associative polymers for environmentally friendly coatings, Temperature and pH-responsive microgel systems, Rheological, calorimetric titration and light scattering techniques.

Research projects

Functionalized of nanocrystalline cellulose, delivery systems for personal care and medical applications, polymer surfactant interactions.

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University of Waterloo

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