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In Memoriam of Professor Margaritis some of our department Professors shared their words about their long time co-worker. Read more

In Memoriam - Argyrios Margaritis

Professor Emeritus, Argyrios Margaritis retired from the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering in 2004 after 28 years of service at Western. He died on January 20, 2019 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Mary for 42 years. Loving father of Demetrios and his wife Christina, and Athena Niarchos and her husband Jonathan. Devoted Papou of Nicholas, Marianna, Ioanna, and Kassiani. Read more

Congratulations to Dominic Pjontek for winning the R. Mohan Mathur Award for Excellence in Teaching at Western Engineering for 2018.

Congratulations to Dr. Beth Gillies for being elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists recognizing the excellence and impact of her research work.

Congratulations to the 2018 Research Bridges 3MT Competition Winners: 

First Place Winner: Claudio Silva Lira Autohydrolysis Pre-Treatment of Mixed Lignocellulosic Biomass

Second Place Winner: Erica Glatt Modeling of Cyclone Fouling in Fluid Cokers

Third Place Winner: Islam Gawdat Production and Characterization of Biopolymers by Aureobasidium Pullulans Strains 

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