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Graduate Student Poster Awards

Graduate Student Poster Awards

Victoria Whiffen and Shahin Goodarznia, both PhD Candiates at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, were awarded first and second place, respectively, in the graduate student poster competition at the 21st Canadian Symposium on Catalysis held in Banff, Alberta on May 9-12, 2010. Their posters titled “Hydrodeoxygenation of Model Compound 4-Methylphenol over Unsupported Metal […]

2010 G8 University Summit

2010 G8 University Summit

Congratulations to Bradley Pierik, CHBE Student, who was selected to represent Canada at the 2010 G8 University Summit. The 2010 Summit was an opportunity for young people to meet and discuss important issues of sustainabilty. The Summit was held from May 1-3, 2010 in Banff, Alberta. Read more here about Bradley’s experience. To learn more […]

Richard Kerekes Receives TAPPI’s 2010 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award

Richard Kerekes Receives TAPPI’s 2010 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award

 Richard J. Kerekes,  Professor Emeritus in CHBE,  was presented with the 2010 TAPPI Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal  on May 4th in Atlanta, Georgia. The medal  is TAPPI’s most prestigious annual award and carries a cash prize valued at over US $60,000. TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries. […]