Industrial Bioproduct LabWestern Engineering

Post-doctoral Fellows & Other Researchers

 

No.

Name

Type of HQP

Training and Status

Years

Supervised or Co-supervised

Title of Project or Thesis

Present Position

24

Enkhsaruul Byambajav

Visiting prof. (Completed)

07/2017-08/2017

Catalytic pyrolysis of coals/biomass

Professor at National Univ of Mongolia

23

Ehsan Ghiasi

Research Assistant (completed)

Supervised

2016

Agglomeration of bed materials in a fluidized-bed biomass combustor

Engineer at a company in Guelph

22

Malaya Nanda

Postdoc

(completed)

Supervised

2015

Hydrotreatment of glycerol and lignin for chemicals

Senior R&D Chemist at LORAMA Group, Milton, Ontario

21

Fatemeh Ferdosian

Postdoc

(completed)

Supervised

05/2015-04/2016

Lignin-based epoxy resins

PDF at University of Waterloo

20

Yongsheng Zhang

Postdoc

(completed)

Co-Supervised

2015

Hydrothermal liquefaction of greenhouse residues

Associate prof. at Zhengzhou Univ, China

19

Hengfu Shui

Visiting prof

(Completed)

07/2016-09/2016

Co-liquefaction of coal and biomass

Anhui University of Technology

18

Nubla Mahmood

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

05/2015 – 11/2016

Techno-economic analysis for the lignin-based RPU foams

PDF at ICFAR of UWO

17

Shanghuan Feng

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

09/2014 - 04/2017

Bio-phenol formaldehyde resins

Postdoc at Aalborg Univ, Denmark

16

Tirumala Kasanneni

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

09/2014 – 08/2017

Catalytic conversion of glucose into chemicals; Chemical modification of activated carbon adsorbents for OSPW treatment

PDF at ICFAR of UWO

15

Hanning Li

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

09/2014 – 04/2016

HPAC adsorbent production for oil sands tailings water treatment

PDF at ICFAR of UWO

14

Ziming Zhao

Research assistant

(Completed)

Supervised

10/2014 – 08/2015

Catalytic conversion of sugars to chemicals 

PhD student at CBE, UWO

13

ROHAN GANDHI

Research assistant

(Completed)

Co-Supervised

5/2014-10/2014

Oil sands tailings water treatment 

Research assistant at CBE, UWO

12

Dawood Al. Mosuli

Research assistant

(Completed)

Co-Supervised

07/2013-12/2013

Techno-economic analysis of renewable hydrogen production via SCWG

Research assistant at CBE, UWO

11

Izad Behnia

Research assistant

(Completed)

Supervised

09/2013-12/2013

Syngas to higher alcohols Western

Project manager, SNC-Lavalin

10

Xiaochuan Su

Research assistant

(Completed)

Supervised

09/2013-12/2013

Bio-polyols from kraft paper sawdust

TD Canada, Toronto

9

Yuanyuan Shao

Postdoctoral (Completed)

Supervised

2012 - 2013

Bioenergy and bio-fuels from forestry residues

Associate Professor, Tianjin

University, CHINA

8

Guus van Rossum

Visiting prof

(Completed)

10/2010-11/2012

HDO of biocrude

Shell Netherlands

7

Yasuo Ohtsuka

Visiting prof

(Completed)

07/2012-09/2012

Catalytic steam reforming of lignin

Tohoku University, Japan

6

Hassan

Ghaziaskar

 Visiting prof

(Completed)

08/2010-09/2011

Catalytic conversion of ethanol

into n-butanol; glycerol conversion for oxygenated fuels and chemicals 

Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

5

Shuna Cheng

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

2012 - 2012

Formaldehyde free PF

resins/adhesives

Research Scientist, Momentive

4

Zhongshun (Sean) Yuan

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

2009 - 2011

Bio-resins and bio-adhesives from biomass

Research associate, ICFAR, UWO

3

Mingcun Wang

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

2007 - 2009

Bio-resins and bio-adhesives from biomass

Professor, Dept Chemistry, Beihang University (BUAA)

2

Hanning Li

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

2008 - 2009

Co-firing biomass/peat with coal for power generation

Research Scientist, Chem/Biochem Eng, UWO

1

Hui (Steve) Chen

Postdoc

(Completed)

Supervised

2008 - 2009

Catalytic biomass gasification

Professor, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, China