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Process Engineering
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Pearl Members Takes Third Place in Aero Montréal Recycling Competition

October 15, 2016

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Mohamed Khalil, Soumaya Benzennou (doctoral students) and Majid Rasouli (Postdoctoral) representing PEARL received the third prize at final round of Aéro Montréal Competition, granted by Bombardier Inc. and Avianor Inc., that was held on October 1st. The competition, Aerospace of Tomorrow: Towards a 100% Recyclable Aircraft, was to encourage young engineers to propose a solution for recycling 100% of an end-of-lif...

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A Better Understanding of the Technologies for Greenhouse Gases Reduction and Their Challenges, by Jamal Chaouki

June 29, 2016

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The principal anthropogenic source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) is the energy production from fossil fuels. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) 2: 78% of human emissions of greenhouse gases come from burning fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas and oil. Other sources include cement production (7%), refineries (6%), iron and steel industries (5%) and petrochemical industries (3%). Click to read the article (in...

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Sepehr Hamzehlouia Recieved an Award for His Recent Invention

June 28, 2016

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Sepehr Hamzehlouia, doctoral student in chemical engineering, won the contest "Pitch-nous ta techno!" presented by Univalor, in collaboration with ‪‎polymtl. Mr. Hamzehlouia is working on a technique to improve the effectiveness of catalytic reactions for the production of syngas, under the supervision of professors Jamal Chaouki and Robert Legros. He won an award of $ 300 and the accompaniment of Univalor for the marketi...

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PEARL members participated in 5th International Congress on Green Process Engineering (GPE-2016)

June 25, 2016

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The 5th international Congress on Green Process Engineering was held in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada during June 19-24, 2016.  Professor Jamal Chaouki delivered a plenary speech entitled “Improving Resource Efficiency to Address Climate Change by Observing Nature” that was co-authored by Jocelyn Doucet, a former PEARL member.  Drs. Mohammad Latifi, Abdelmajid Rakib, Pierred Sauriol, Jaber Shabanian and Jamal Chaouki presented thei...

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Professor Jamal Chaouki Chaired the FLUIDIZATION XV Conference

May 22, 2016

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The FLUIDIZATION XV conference was held in Montebello, Quebec, Canada during May 22-27, 2016. The conference was chaired by Dr. Jamal Chaouki of Polytechnique Montreal and co-chaired by Dr. Franco Berruti (from Western University), Dr. Xiaoto (Tony) Bi (PEARL’s alumnus from University of British Colombia) and Dr. Ray Cocco (from Particulate Solid Research Inc.). About 200 researchers and engineers from industries, academia and research centers ...

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TOTAL Sponsored Student Meeting in Cambridge, MA, USA

March 23, 2016

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A Total Sponsored Student Meeting was held on 21 and 22 of March 2016 in Cambridge, MA in the United States hosted by Dr. Shaffiq Jaffer, VP of Corporate Science and Technology Projects of Total American Services Inc. Managers of TOTAL as well as researchers, postdocs and graduate students of Polytechnique Montreal (members of the PEARL), University of Montreal, MIT, Harvard, Stanford and University of Colorado Boulder participated in the meetin...

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