Graduate Student Poster Competition

Monday, 17 October 2016
QCCC, Room 2000C

Congratulations to our 2016 poster presentation winners!

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Biotechnology Category

1st Place: Linbo Han, University of Alberta, “Tuning Salt-responsive Antifouling Properties of PMTAC Brush Coating.”

2nd Place: Viviane Belair, McGill University, "Optimization of the Extraction of Bioactive Polyphenolic Compounds from Cranberry Pomace by Untargeted Profiling Approach and Response Surface Methodology.”

Catalysis Category

1st Place: Boyu Li, University of Waterloo, “Kinetic Performance of Iron Doped Ceria Catalyst for Soot Oxidation.”

2nd Place: Joerg Ahne, University of Waterloo, "Electrospun Ceria Nanofibers for Diesel Soot Filtration.”

Environment Category

1st Place: Stevan Ostojic, Royal Military College of Canada, “Study on the Valorization of Brewer's Spent Grains."

2nd Place: Mario Araya Marchena, Polytechnique Montréal, “Use of Isotope Marking to Evaluate the Effect of Different Structures on the Composting Degradability of Energetic Materials.”

Macromolecular Science and Engineering Category

1st Place: Yun-Seck Jun, University of Waterloo, “Highly Conductive and Interconnected Graphene Foam Based Polymer Composite.”

2nd Place: Jun Geun Um, University of Waterloo, “Carbon Nanomaterials Reinforced Polyurethane Composite as Coating for Oil Pipelines and Flanges.”

General Chemical Engineering Category

1st Place: Ahmed Naser M. Khafhafera, Queen's University, “Microalgae Dewatering by Electrocoagulation to Produce Multi-purpose Bio-solid Feedstock for Cement Plants.”

2nd Place: Mohammad Hussein, Dalhousie University; Mosaic Inc., “Development of FT-NIR Based Monitoring Method of Amine Weight Percent and Degree of Neutralization in Flotation Applications in Potash Processing."