PEARL PhD Candidate Won First Place For 3-minute Thesis Competition At CSChE Conference

Christine Beaulieu, a PhD candidate from PEARL, has won the first prize of 3-minute elevator pitch competition which happened during the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference 2017 in Edmonton, AB.

Her work is about effect of segregation on heat transfer of granular materials in industrial mixers. In this two-round competition, she explained how we face segregation in our daily lives and how this phenomenon can affect the heat transfer efficiency in industrial mixing processes.

After the first round, ten students were qualified as finalists by the committee. The event was held from 24 to 26 October 2017 in Shaw conference centre in Edmonton.