Niloofar Abdehagh


Niloofar Abdehagh
Adjunct Professor

PhD (University of Ottawa)
MSc (Polytechnic University of Technology – Tehran, Iran)
BSc (Polytechnic University of Technology – Tehran, Iran)

Office: 613-224-8308 ext. 106
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Niloofar Abdehagh (PhD, PEng, PMP) received her Ph.D. degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering in 2016 from University of Ottawa. She is Vice President (VP) of the Research and Development (R&D) at CH Four Biogas Inc. and Research Participant at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) research branch.

Niloofar began her career, while she was studying, as a research associate with the private sector in biofuel production and separation. Her background is in environmental engineering, biofuel, biogas, anaerobic digestion and nutrient recovery. In 2016, she joined CH Four biogas Inc. and since then, she has led the R&D department, working collaboratively with academia and government.

Fields of Interest

  • Anaerobic digestion and biogas production
  • Sustainable and renewable energy
  • Nutrient recovery and digestate treatment
  • Organic waste conversion to biogas
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