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Professor Jamal Chaouki, the head of PEARL, was recognized as an exceptional researcher and outstanding teacher.  He received this award during the convocation of graduate students of UdeM and Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal Universities. He graduated in 1980 from the National School of Chemical Industries in Nancy, France. He, also, holds a master’s and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnique MontrĂ©al, obtained in 1981 and 1985, and completed a postdoctoral position at the University of Colombia, British Columbia from 1985 to 1986. He joined Polytechnique as an adjunct professor in 1987 and became a full professor in 1995.

Professor Chaouki, as the head of PEARL, has supervised the work of more than 80 Ph.D. and master students and more than 40 post-docs. He published more than 400 reviewed articles in refereed journals and in different reviewed proceedings and more than 450 other scientific articles and edited 6 books. He has, also, published more than 17 Congratulations to Professor Jamal Chaouki on receiving this outstanding award!

Proceedings of Fluidization Conference XV Published in Powder Technology Journal

Proceedings of Fluidization XV conference, for the first time in the history of such an international event,  were published in an international journal series. PEARL members, Prof. Jamal Chaouki and Dr. Jaber Shabanian, were the guest editors of a special issue of Powder Technology Journal  (Volume 316, 1 July 2017) that was dedicated to Fluidization XV proceedings. This special issue can be accessed through the following link: