The Department of Chemical Engineering is pleased to be granting an honorary degree to Dr. John F. MacGregor, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, at our convocation on June 4th, 2015. The degree will be presented in recognition of his contributions to the field of process systems engineering and applied statistics in Canada, and internationally. Dr. MacGregor has received many awards, including the Shewhart Medal and the W.G. Hunter Award from the American Society for Quality, and the Herman Wold Medal from the Swedish Chemical Society. He is also the President and Founder of ProSensus.
Dr. Brian Amsden, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a $1.6 million Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE) grant from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for his research into soft tissue repair and regeneration.
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Dr. Brian Amsden's research on polymer scaffolds allowing patients to grow new cartilage and ACL's, has been highlighted by the Ottawa Citizen.
Dr. Andrew Daugulis of Queen's University's Department of Chemical Engineering has been granted the 2015 Ontario Professional Engineers Engineering Medal - Research and Development Award.
Dr. Dominik Barz of Queen's University's Department of Chemical Engineering received an Early Research Award valued at $140,000 for his research in rechargeable microbatteries.
Chemical Engineering Professor, A. Jeffrey Giacomin, has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Rheology.
Dr. Marco A. Villalobos will be conducting a seminar on April 9, 2015, entitled "Cabot Particles in Polymer Nano-composites"
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