Franco Berruti Awarded the 2014 Kalev Pugi AwardThe Kalev Pugi Award is given by the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), the business forum of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), and is made to an individual or team for specific research and development projects that have been performed during the previous 10-15 years. The award will be presented to Franco during the Canadian International Annual Gala Dinner in Toronto on April 3, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
CBE Graduate Seminar Series 2013-2014 announces “Speaker of the Month” for October 2013
The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering has introduced a new format for the Graduate Seminars for the year 2013-2014. The seminars are organized by a graduate committee comprising of graduate students and every seminar is also chaired by a graduate student (other than for invited external speakers). We are pleased to announce the first winner of the “Speaker of the Month” for October. The winner is Homaira Siddiqui who presented her seminar on the topic “Process Optimization for the production of bio-resins using depolymerized lignin”.
Amarjeet Bassi has been elected vice-president of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) for 2013-14
The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) is the national professional association that represents chemical engineering professionals working in industry and academia and chemical engineering undergraduate and graduate students across Canada. The CSChE is a constituent member society of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) which also includes the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) and the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT).