Meet the Chemical Engineering graduate students whose thesis have been nominated for awards

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021

The Faculty of Engineering congratulates the following Chemical Engineering graduate students whose thesis have been nominated for highly prestigious awards for the Winter 2021 term.

 

Fahad Al-Amin Chowdhury (Supervisors: Prof. Poupak Mehrani and Prof. Andrew Sowinski) [PhD]

Student Fahad Chowdhury

PhD student Fahad Al-Amin Chowdhury’s thesis, titled CFD Simulation of Electrostatic Charging in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds : Model Development Through Fundamental Charge Transfer Experiments  has been nominated for the three following awards: (1) Most Outstanding PhD Thesis in Faculty of Engineering; (2) Governor General’s Gold Medal; (3) Pierre Laberge Prize.


Fahad Al-Amin has defended his thesis in March 2021. You can read his thesis here
 

 

 

 

 


Christopher Panaritis (Supervisor: Prof. Elena Baranova) [PhD]

Student Christopher Panaritis

PhD Student Christopher Panaritis’s tesis, titled Metal-Support Interaction and Electrochemical Promotion of Nano-Structured Catalysts for the Reverse Water Gas Shift Reaction, has been nominated for the three following awards: (1) Most Outstanding PhD Thesis in Faculty of Engineering; (2) Governor General’s Gold Medal; (3) Pierre Laberge Prize.

Christopher has defended his thesis on March 3rd, 2021. You can read his thesis here.

 

 

 


Christopher McIntyre (Supervisors: Prof. Arturo Macchi and Prof. Poupak Mehrani) [MASc]

Student Christopher McIntyre

Master student Christopher McIntyre’s thesis, titled CPFD Modeling of a Novel Internally Circulating Bubbling Fluidized Bed for Chemical Looping Combustion, has been nominated for the two following awards: (1) Most Outstanding Master’s Thesis in Faculty of Engineering; (2) The Commission on Graduate Studies in Sciences Prize.

Christopher has defended his thesis on March 23, 2021. You can read his thesis here.

 

 

 

 

 


Jacob Mach (Supervisor: Prof. Arturo Macchi) [PhD]

PhD student Jacob Mach’s thesis, titled Impact of Fluids Distribution System on Bubble Column Hydrodynamics, has been nominated for the three following awards: (1) Most Outstanding PhD Thesis in Faculty of Engineering; (2) Governor General’s Gold Medal; (3) Pierre Laberge Prize.

Jacob has defended his thesis in July 2021. You can read his thesis here.
 


The Faculty of Engineering is incredibly proud of the achievements of these four graduate students!

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