Chemical & Biological Engineering Faculty

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Amira Abdelrasoul PhD, P.Eng. Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Membrane Science and Nanotechnology for Energy & Water Sustainability, Biomimetic and Bioinspired Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications and Advanced Technologies, Process Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Systems


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Shafiq Alam BSc, MSc, PhD, P.Eng. Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Hydrometallurgy, Mineral Processing, Metals Recovering / Recycling, Biosorption, Biomaterials, Waste / Residue Treatment, Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), Prcoess Modelling, Process Flow sheet Development, Process Optimization


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Oon-Doo Baik PhD, P.Eng. Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Efficient Extraction of Bioactive Components, Radio Frequency Heating, Food and Biomaterial Processing, Heat and Mass Transfer, Reaction Kinetics, Ultrasound, Pulsed Electric Field, Process Design and Optimization, Food Safety and Quality


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Ajay K. Dalai PhD, P.Eng. Canada Research Chair of Bio-energy and Environmentally Friendly Chemical Processing & Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Chemical Reaction Design, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Biomass and Bioenergy, Petroleum Processing, Materials Synthesis and Characterization, Gas Processing, Hydrotreating, Sustainable Energy, Value-added processing, Nanotechnology, Gasification, Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis


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Richard Evitts B.E., B.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor and Undergraduate Chair, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Modelling Localized Corrosion, Particle Technology, Torrefaction, Measurement of Protective Film growth and Damage on Metals, Heat and Moisture Transfer in Granular Media, Product Quality of Granular Fertilizers, Fuel Cells


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Suzanne Kresta PhD, P.Eng., F.E.C. Dean & Professor , Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Turbulent Mixing, Multiphase Flow, Process Kinetics


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Yen-Han Lin PhD, P.Eng. Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Molecular Biochemical Engineering, Fermentation, Bioethanol, Fuel Alcohol, Biotechnology, Bioprocess Development, Applied Bioinformatics, Yeast, Baker's Yeast, Microbiology


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Venkatesh Meda PhD, P.Eng., MBA Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Post-Harvest Processing, Food / Bio-process Engineering


Edmund Mupondwa PhD Adjunct Professor, Chemical and Biological


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Mehdi Nemati BSc, MSc, PhD Department Head & Professor , Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Environmental Bioengineering, Biochemical Engineering, Bioremediation, Microbial Fuel Cell Technology, Napthenic Acids, Oil Sand Tailing, Sulfur and Nitrogenous Pollutants, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), Biocorrosion, Bioreactor


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Catherine H. Niu B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D. Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Biosorption, Fuel Alcohols Dehydration, Biofuel Ethanol Purification, Biochemcial separation, Drug Release, Industrial Effluent Treatment and Metal Recovery, Gas Purification, Wastewater Treatment


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Ding-Yu Peng BSc, Ph.D., D.Sc., P.Eng., FCIC Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Thermodynamics, Phase Behaviour, Equations of State, Petroleum, Hydrocarbons, Carbondioxide, Bitumen, Oil sands Tailings, Natural Gas, Solvent Recovery


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Jafar Soltan PhD Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Ozone Reactions, Emerging Pollutants in Water, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Catalysis, Treatment of Polluted Air, Applications of Ultrasound in Water Treatment, Multiphase Reactors, Applied Catalysts and Kinetics, Novel Sorbants and Catalysts


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Lope G. Tabil PhD, P.Eng. Professor and Graduate Chair of Biological Engineering, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Value-added Processing , Storage and Drying of Crops, Biomass, Pelleting, Forage Process Engineering, Biofuels, Feed Processing, Post-harvest Technology


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Hui Wang BSc, MSc, PhD, P.Eng. Professor, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Heterogeneous Catalysis, Reaction Engineering, Separation Engineering, Sulphur Removal, Hydrogen Production, Sustainability Development, Process Design, Catalysis Studies Using Synchrotron Beams, Catalysts and Absorbents Material Development, Carbon dioxide Reforming , Hg Emission Control


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Lifeng Zhang PhD, P.Eng. Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of Chemical Engineering, Chemical and Biological

Research Area(s): Fluidization and Multiphase Flow Systems, Clean Energy and Sustainability, Biomass and Bioenergy, Reaction Engineering, Electrostatics in Particulate System Handling, Process Intensification, PEM Fuel Cells, Green Polymers, Particle Technology