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In the News

ChemE Prof Wins the 2015 Vivek Goel Faculty Citizenship Award

Professor Doug Reeve is the 2015 winner of the Vivek Goel Faculty Citizenship Award. He is former chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Director of the Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead). Read more.

ChemE Student/Entrepreneur Exhibiting Idea at Discovery

Ashrith Domun, a third-year chemical engineering student, has been invited to be an exhibitor at the Young Entrepreneurs Zone at Discovery - Canada's largest innovation showcase and conference. Read more.


April 2, 2015

Volume 32, Issue 12

In this issue:

Research Publications
Grad Office
Chem Eng Events


Research Publications


High toughness hybrid biocomposite process optimization
Hajiha, H.; Sain, M.
Composites Science and Technology 2015, 111 pp. 44-49.

Adsorption Mechanism of Myelin Basic Protein on Model Substrates and Its Bridging Interaction between the Two Surfaces
Lee, D.W.; Banquy, X.; Kristiansen, K.; Min, Y.; Ramachandran, A.; Boggs, J.M.; Israelachvili, J.N.
Langmuir 2015, 31 (10) pp. 3159-3166

Investigating the composition and electrochemical activity of Ti/SnO2-Sb2O5 anodes fabricated by thermal decomposition
Ni, Q.; Kirk, D.W.; Thorpe, S.J.
ECS Transactions 2014, 61 (21) pp. 19-25.

Effect of temperature on characteristic of carbon nanotube nano-composite electrode supercapacitor
Huang, N.; Kirk, D.W.; Thorpe, S.J.; Liang, C.; Xu, L.; Zhang, S.; Li, W.; Sun, M.
ECS Transactions 2014, 61 (18) pp. 9-13.


Grad Office


M.A.Sc. Departmental Oral - B. Zhang

Date of Meeting: April 9, 2015 in WB134 at 8:00 am
Thesis Title: Optimzation of a wastewater treatment plant expansion with flexible expansion time
Committee: Chair: Prof. J. C. Paradi; Supervisor(s): Prof. Y. Lawryshyn, Prof. M. Davison; Other Member(s): Prof. C-G. Lee

Ph.D. Reading Committee Meeting – K. Correia

Date of Meeting: April 6, 2015 in WB215 at 1:30 pm
Committee: Chair: Prof. D. G. Allen; Supervisor: Prof. R. Mahadevan; Other Member(s): Prof. A. Caudy (Biochem)

Grad Reminders

June 2015 Convocation
ChemE Master students wishing to graduate in June 2015 must complete their degree requirements by April 17, 2015. To request graduation, please email Cindy Cao at grad.chemeng@utoronto.ca by April 13 (MEng), April 15 (MASc). Details SGS Sessional date http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Sessional-Dates.aspx

Student Life Catalyst Award
If you're graduating in June 2015 and feel you have made a positive difference to the student life experience here in our department, apply for a Student Life Catalyst Award.

JDE 1000H - Ethics in Graduate Research Seminar
Date: April 6, 2015
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: BA1160


Chem Eng Events

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May 30, 2015 - Spring Reunion Chemical Engineering Lunch & Tour, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Wallberg Building

June 15, 2015 - Spring Convocation


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