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John F MacGregor
The Department of Chemical Engineering is pleased to be granting an honorary degree to Dr. John F. MacGregor, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, at our convocation on June 4th, 2015. The degree will be presented in recognition of his contributions to the field of process systems engineering and applied statistics in Canada, and internationally. Dr. MacGregor has received many awards, including the Shewhart Medal and the W.G. Hunter Award from the American Society for Quality, and the Herman Wold Medal from the Swedish Chemical Society. He is also the President and Founder of ProSensus.
Dr. Brian Amsden, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, addressed the audience at the 64th annual CSChE Conference in Niagara Falls as a keynote speaker.
To view his presentation entitled "Hydrogels and Biomedical Polymers" please click here.
Chemical Engineering Professor, A. Jeffrey Giacomin, has been named the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Rheology.
Dr. Marco A. Villalobos will be conducting a seminar on April 9, 2015, entitled "Cabot Particles in Polymer Nano-composites"
Dr. Michael Schrlau will be conducting a seminar on March 26th, 2015, entitled "Carbon Nanotube-Based Cell Probes."
Queen’s Principal Daniel Woolf announced the reappointment of Steven Liss as Vice-Principal (Research) for a second term, from Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2020. Dr. Liss is a professor in the Department of Environmental Studies, cross-appointed to the Department of Chemical Engineering.
On March 6th-8th, Queen's sent a team to compete at the 2015 EnergyBowl in Calgary. The team consisted of: Steve Diederichs (Geo Eng), Sarah Sharp (Eng Chem), Jackie Smith (Chem Eng) and Nick Volkmer (Eng Chem). The EnergyBowl gathers schools from coast-to-coast, in a variety of disciplines, to compete in a trivia challenge and case study. Students are quizzed on their knowledge in geosciences, economics and engineering through the trivia portion of the event. The case study provides the opportunity to showcase critical thinking skills as students prepare and present an analysis of the energy, environmental, political and social needs pertaining to a real-life energy problem. This year's case examined the need for stabilization and energy growth in the developing country of South Sudan. The Queen's team is very proud to be the first team East of Saskatchewan to ever compete at the games, and is delighted with their first place finish against the other 15 teams.
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