Engineering Now .: Volume 4 - Edition 6 .: March 2008

NSERC Strategic Special Projects Grant awarded to Western Engineering team

Dr. Amarjeet Bassi, Dr. J. Zhu and Dr. A. Ray from the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, along with co-investigator Dr. A. Dalai from the University of Saskatchewan, have been awarded an NSERC Strategic Special Projects Grant, entitled “Innovations in renewable energy production: Biodiesel from Microalgae”. The grants are for 2007 and 2008.

In congratulating the team on their accomplishment, Associate Dean (Research) Hesham El Naggar noted that this is another example of how researchers at Western Engineering are leading the way in the area of renewable energy.

“This is another success to cement Western Engineering’s standing as a powerhouse in the area of renewable energy. Combining this success with the success of the power systems group in attracting $3M funding from OCE for their innovative solar energy project shows our significant strength in this area,” he said.

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