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July issue of The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering as the special issue in honour of Prof. Jamal Chaouki

June 11, 2021

News, Uncategorized

Special issue in honour of Professor Jamal Chaouki It is with great pleasure to announce that the July 2021 issue of The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is published as the #specialissue in honour of Prof. Jamal Chaouki, a renowned engineer, inspirational professor, talented scientist, great innovator, and successful entrepreneur, prepared by Prof. Rahmat Sotudeh- Gharebagh. 2021 is a special year for Jamal, who will be celebratin...

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PEARL PhD Candidate Won First Place of 3-minute Thesis (3MT) Competition in 2021

April 30, 2021


Ghazaleh Mirakhori, a PhD candidate from PEARL, has won the first place prize of "My Thesis in 3-minute" competition in 2021. The title of her works is “Develop a dynamic model for polystyrene pyrolysis in a microwave-assisted reactor”. Her project aims to develop a mathematical model to predict the impact of hydrodynamic behavior in polystyrene pyrolysis using a microwave-assisted reactor. Watching the presentation video...

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Electrification of materials processing via microwave irradiation: A review of mechanism and applications

April 19, 2021

News, Publications

Prof. chaouki and his group are working on microwave irradiation for more than 10 years. in this regard, they published more than 30 papers during these years. Recently, they published a review article on the title of " Electrification of materials processing via microwave irradiation: A review of mechanism and applications". Electricity is a renewable and clean source of energy. Electrification of the industrial processes provides benefits i...

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Jamal Chaouki : The Winner of SCI. Kalev Pugi Award in 2021

February 27, 2021


Jamal Chaouki, the head of PEARL, won the SCI. Kalev Pugi award in 2021.  The Kalev Pugi Award, inaugurated in 2002, is made to an individual or team for R&D projects performed during the past 10-15 years, which had a significant beneficial impact on the sponsoring company or on society. He is a full professor at Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal since 1995. Since then he has been supervising more than 50 post-doc fellowships, more than...

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ACS Spring 2021

September 20, 2017

External Events, News

ACS Spring 2021 conference is going to be held virtually this year with theme of “Macromolecular Chemistry: The Second Century”. More than 200 presentation, posters, and several workshops will be presented during conference. In line with the conference theme, the organizers have arranged a series of workshops, and industry tours to raise the awareness of the opportunities available to the chemical engineers of tomorrow. Members of Pearl, will...

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July 19, 2018


Instead of relying on fossil fuels, chemical processing plants may soon be able to use electrically-generated heat units. Leading the charge is Pyrowave, a company established in 2014 by two Polytechnique Montréal graduates, who today announced a research project in conjunction with Professors Bruno Blais and Jamal Chaouki (Department of Chemical Engineering). The purpose of the research project is to accelerate the deployment of this new techno...

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Chemical Engineering Research Day

March 21, 2021

Archive, News

The ChemEngChem Research Day and CIC Annual General Meeting are back! The event will take place on March 30 - 31, 2021.We are delighted with the impressive list of speakers for this special event not to miss! Our invited guests are : Phil De Luna, Carbontech Innovator • Podcast Host • Forbes 30 Under 30 • TEDx Speaker • Wildly optimistic about changing the world Nick Virgilio, B.Ing., M.Sc.A., Ph.D. A special "Next Generation" session...

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July 24, 2019

News, Uncategorized

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 Montréal, obtained in 1981 and 1985, a...

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