Western Fluidization Group

Students in front of Spencer Engineering Building
Bashar Hadi, NSERC-PGS B Scholar and WFG member, explains his research to NSERC President, Dr. Suzanne Fortier.

Prospective Students


WFG has opportunities for:

  • Accelerated MESc positions
  • Accelerated PhD positions
  • Combined internship and Accelerated MESc/PhD positions
  • MESc positions
  • PhD positions
  • Post-Doctoral positions

These positions could involve projects on:

  • Attrition of fluidized particles (with Imperial Oil)
  • Catalytic gasification of bio-oil (with Dynamotive)
  • High pressure fluidization (with Total)
  • Interactions between a spray jet and fluidized particles (with Syncrude Canada)
  • Mixing of particulates
  • Monitoring of slurry transport lines (with Syncrude Canada)
  • Monitoring pneumatic transport of particulates
  • Particulate Operations (with Total, in Belgium)
  • Pharmaceutical granulation
  • Pyrolysis of agricultural waste (with Agri-Therm)

How to apply

To apply for a position within WFG, please send a letter indicating your interests and the position to which you would like to apply, your resume and academic transcript to wfg@eng.uwo.ca.