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The Department of Chemical Engineering would like to congratulate Professor William Newstead for receiving the Engineering and Applied Science First Year Instructor Teaching Award for the Fall term, 2015. This annual award was established in 1996 and recognizes the individuals teaching first year Applied Science courses who contribute most to establishing a good teaching and learning environment in the classroom. This is the ninth time that first year Applied Science students have voted to honour Professor Newstead with this award, which speaks volumes to his ability to not only instruct, but to connect with his students and make a difference in their academic careers. Professor Newstead will receive the award during a presentation in September of 2016.
During his career as a professor, Bill has also received the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Bill has also been awarded the Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching, Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award, and the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching. For more information on these awards, please see www.queensu.ca/ctl/awards/internal-awards/university-wide-awards.
Dr. Paul Nomiko's, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is the winner of the 2016 D.G. Fisher Award. This award is presented to an individual who has made major contributions in the field of systems and control engineering while a resident of Canada. As an award winner, Dr. Nomikos will present a lecture at the CSChE Conference.
Dr. Greg Russell of the University of Canterbury will be conducting a seminar on April 7, 2016, entitled "Do We Really Understand the Kinetics of Radical Polymerization?"
CFI awarded over $1 million to six innovative Queen’s researchers, including our very own Dr. Laura Wells. Dr. Wells is addressing the needs for better treatments of ophthalmic diseases through the development of bioresponsive drug delivery systems (a system that releases drugs on a controlled basis) and novel materials that can improve medical device outcomes.
Dr. Heather Pilkington of First Key Consulting Inc. will be conducting a seminar on March 24, 2016, entitled "Trends and Opportunities in the Brewing Industry"
Dr. David Sinton of the University of Toronto will be conducting a seminar on February 25, 2016, entitled "Microfluidics for Energy Applications"
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