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Kimberly Woodhouse, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Carlos Escobedo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering effective May 1, 2013.
Dr. Escobedo received a B.Sc. from the National University of Mexico (UNAM), an M.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto and a PhD from the University of Victoria. His doctoral research focused on the development of nanostructured optofluidic sensors for biomedical applications, which was accomplished in collaboration with three different departments at the University of Victoria and the Trev & Joyce Deeley BC Cancer Research Centre.
Dr. Escobedo worked for 5 years in the R&D biomedical sector between his masters and PhD studies as development engineer and manager of mechanical engineering, participating in 3 different projects, including the design and development of an artificial heart. He has lectured at three different universities in Canada and Mexico. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Escobedo was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow with tenure at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zürich, Switzerland. To learn more about his research areas and interests, please visit his research page by clicking here.
The Departmental Seminar Series for the 2012-13 academic year will culminate with a student seminar day on Thursday April 18th, which provides graduate students the opportunity to fulfill their program requirements for CHEE897 in a mini-symposium format. The keynote speaker for this event is Dr. Emma Master from the University of Toronto, who will deliver a seminar entitled "From genome and transcriptome sequencing to new enzymes for plant-derived bioproducts" beginning at 9:00am.
Dr. Ted Hsu, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands and Queen's alumnus (Physics '84) will be giving a seminar titled "What is science policy for? Some personal thoughts." on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 9:30 am in Dupuis Hall, Room 215.
Dr. Stephen Brown from the Department of Chemistry at Queen's will be giving a seminar titled "New technology for automated, on-site monitoring of bacteria in water" on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 9:30 am in Dupuis Hall, Room 215.