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Dr. Jose Herrera has been awarded the highest Teaching Excellence Award at Western, the EDWARD G. PLEVA AWARD for excellence in teaching.

Award recipients receive a medal and commemorative scroll which will be presented at the Spring Convocation. In addition, award recipients’ names are inscribed on a plaque that will be displayed in a prominent location in the University.

He is the 5th recipient from the Faculty of Engineering in the last 23 years. Earlier winners are Dr. Quazi Rehman (2016-17), Dr. Kibret Mequanint (2014-15), Dr. Anthony Straatman (2006-07) and Michael Bartlett (1999-00).

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Herrera for winning the most prestigious teaching award at Western.




CBE Chem Club participates in Western's March Break Open House!

The department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering is pleased to announce the winners of the First Annual Undergraduate CBE/GPE Poster Competition. First Place: Sara Teasdale Second Place: Shaden Masaud Third Place: Kneev Sharma, Lena Szykowski, Luke Fior, Abdul Rahim Richeh, Byung Chun Lee and Rawad Hachichou

Thank you so much for your participation.

Congratulations Dr. Franco Berruti! The Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department is pleased to announce that NSERC has approved NSERC Industrial Research Chair in “Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass and Waste to Bio-industrial Resources” with Dr. Franco Berruti as Senior Chairholder for 5 years effective July 1, 2018.

Congratulations Dr. Cedric Briens! The Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department is pleased to announce that NSERC has approved NSERC/Syncrude Industrial Research Chair in “Fluid Coking Technologies” with Dr. Cedric Briens as Senior Chairholder for another 5 years effective January 1, 2019.


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