Western Fluidization Group

Students in front of Spencer Engineering Building
Professors L. Briens, C. Briens and F. Berruti

Group Members


Franco Berruti
Dr. Berruti's research interests lie in the general area of chemical reaction and reactor engineering for multi-phase systems. The main field of expertise is gas-solid fluidized bed reaction and reactor technologies. (more)

Cedric Briens
Dr. C. Briens has over 25 years of experience in both academia and industry. His areas of expertise are fluidization and particulate operations. (more)

Lauren Briens
Dr. L. Briens' research interests include signal analysis with emphasis on powder technology applications. Her current research projects include fludized bed drying, pharmaceutical granulation, powder mixing, and powder flow. (more)

PhD students

Ahad Emami (foreign scholarship)
Massoumeh Farkhondeh
Bashar Hadi (NSERC-PGS B)
Mohammad Latifi
Feng Li
Sarah Weber (NSERC-IPS)
Ran Xu

MESc students

Rohan Bedmutha
Garret Book (OGSST)
William Brennan
Megan Bojarra
Nestor Cruz
Erin Hansuld (NSERC-CGS)
Aidan Leach (NSERC)
Martin Raymond
Rana Sabouni

Undergraduate students

Federico Berruti
Michelle Flodrowski
Kevin Hall
Rosa Ho
Matt Klaas
Craig Mara
Sara Rohani

Research Engineers

Benjamin Amblard
Lorenzo Ferrante
Frederic Lannuzel