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Awards & Recognition

Shahzad Barghi

Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Excellence Award (2015-16)
Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Excellence Award (2013-14)
R. Mohan Mathur Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012)

Amarjeet Bassi

R. Mohan Mathur Award for Excellence in Teaching (2000)
ICEC Alkyl Amines Professor B.D. Tilak Distinguished Speaker Award (2007)
Vice-President, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (2013-2014)
President, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (2014-2015)

Franco Berruti

Kalev Pugi Award (2014)
AIChE Lectureship in Fluidization Award (2013)
Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice (2012)
Faculty of Engineering Prize for Achievement in Research (2012)
Fluidization Lectureship Award (2013)
The Ontario Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (2011)
Distinguished Speaker – Illinois Institute of Technology (2010)
Distinguished Speaker (Lectures at the Leading Edge) – University of Toronto (2009)

Cedric Briens

NSERC/Syncrude/ExxonMobil Industrial Research Chair in Fluid Coking Technologies (2014)
Faculty of Engineering Prize for Achievement in Research (2004)

Lauren Briens

Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Award (2011)

Paul Charpentier

USC Teaching Honor Roll Award of Excellence in CBE (2012-13)
Ontario Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (2012)
Faculty Scholars Award (2010)
Western Innovator Award (2010)
Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award (2007)
Ontario Premiers Research Excellence Award (2002)

Hugo de Lasa

Faculty of Engineering Prize for Achievement in Research (1997)
Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice (2001)
R.S. Jane Lecture Award (2004)

Lauren Flynn

Early Researcher Award (2012)

Elizabeth Gillies

USC Teaching Honor Roll Award of Excellence in CBE (2012-13; 2007-08)
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair - Biomaterials Synthesis (2011-2016)
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair - Biomaterials Synthesis (2006-2011)
Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award (2012)
Early Researcher Award (2008)
John Charles Polanyi Prize, Government of Ontario, (2006)

Jose Herrera

R. Mohan Mathur Award for Excellence in Teaching (2015-16)
Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Excellence Award (2013-14; 2011-12)
USC Teaching Honor Roll Award of Excellence in CBE (2012-13; 2009-10)

Andrew Hrymak

Excellence in Process Development Research Award, Process Development Division, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2005)

Argyrios Margaritis

Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering (2014)
Fellow, Engineers Canada (2013)
NSERC Innovation Award, Ph.D. student thesis supervision (2006)
Officer, Order of Honour Award, Professional Engineers Ontario (2005)
Engineering Medal, Research and Development, Professional Engineers Ontario (1991)
Best Paper Award, Canadian Geotechnical Journal (1986)
Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada/Can. Society Chemical Engineering (1984)

Kibret Mequanint

Bikila Awards' Professional Excellence Award (2014)
Faculty Scholar Award (2014)
R. Mohan Mathur Award for Excellence in Teaching (2011)
Early Researcher Award (2007)

George Nakhla

WEAO Exemplary Biosolids Management Award (2008)

Dominic Pjontek

Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Excellence Award (2015-16)

Ajay Ray

Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Excellence Award (2013-14)
Western Engineering Prize for Achievement in Research (2012)
Faculty Scholars Award (2012)
CMCSRI Distinguished Speakers Award, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (2007)
Teaching Excellence Award, National University of Singapore (2004)
Distinguished Young Alumnus Award, University of Calcutta (2001)
Cray Quest Award for Excellence in R&D with High Performance Computing (1999) 

Mita Ray

Engineering Award for Achievement in Research (2015-16)

Rehmann, Lars

Canada-United Kingdom Millennium Research Award (2008)

Sohrab Rohani

Engineering Award for Achievement in Research (2009)
Professional Engineers Ontario Research and Development Medal recipient (2008)
Professor B.D. Tilak Visiting Fellowship (2007)
Sartorius India CHEMCON Distinguished Speaker Award (2007)
Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada (1996)

John Trant

Maurice Bergougnou Teaching Excellence Award (2015-16)

Charles Xu

Syncrude Canada Innovation Award (2011)
Lakehead University's Contribution to Teaching Award (2010)
Lakehead University's Contribution to Research Award (2008)
Japan Institute of Energy Excellent Young Scientists Award (1999)

Jingxu (Jesse) Zhu

Ontario Professional Engineering Engineering Medal - Research & Development Award (2014)
R.S. Jane Memorial Award (2013)
Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice (2007)
Canada Research Chair in Particle Technology and its Applications in the Chemical/Biochemical, Materials, and Pharmaceutical Industry, Tier 1 (2004 - current)
Distinguished University Professor (2012)
Early Researcher Award (1999) - received award when previously called "Premier's Research Excellence Award"
Fluidization Lectureship Award (2012)
R.S. Jane Memorial Award (2013)
Syncrude Canada Innovation Award (1999)
Faculty of Engineering Prize for Achievement in Research (1999)

 

Fellowships in Professional Societies

Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE)

Hugo de Lasa, Fellow
Andrew Hrymak, Fellow
Argyrios Margaritis, Fellow
Jesse Zhu, Fellow

Chemical Institute of Canada

Hugo de Lasa, Fellow
Andrew Hrymak, Fellow
Argyrios Margaritis, Fellow
Sohrab Rohani, Fellow
Jesse Zhu, Fellow

Engineering Institute of Canada

Jesse Zhu, Fellow

Engineers Canada

Argyrios Margaritis, Fellow

Professional Engineers Ontario

Hugo de Lasa, Engineering Medal - Research & Development
Argyrios Margaritis, Officer, Order of Honour, Engineering Medal - Research & Development
Sohrab Rohani, Engineering Medal - Research & Development
Jesse Zhu, Engineering Medal - Research & Development