Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringWestern Engineering

Research Centres

Chemical & Biochemical graduate students have access to outstanding research facilities across campus, including:

Chemical Reactor Engineering Centre (CREC)

CREC provides expertise to the industrial secotr on Reactor Engineering and Chemical Processes. The centre concentrates on the development of novel reactor modelling and optimization of chemical processes. The research group prides itself in keeping industry informed by publishing a newsletter outlining CREC's latest developments and by coordinating conferences and workshops designed to bring them up-to-date on the latest breakthroughs. (More information)

The Institute for Chemicals and Fuels from Alternative Resources (ICFAR)

ICFAR is a leader in the development of technologies and processes for the production of chemical and fuels from alternative resources, with an emphasis in green engineering and environmental sustainability. The goal is to quickly move research from the lab benches to large demonstration projects at ICFAR paving the way for Ontario bio-fuel and chemical innovations to get to the global marketplace. (More information)

The Particle Technology Research Centre (PTRC)

PTRC is dedicated to the advancement of research, innovation, and technological development in the particle technology area and aims to establish and enhance research collaboration with other university research groups, research institutions and industry. (More information)