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June 21st – ISE Seminar – Professor Mohamed Gamal El-Din

Abstract: The oil sands industry produces large volumes of oil sands process-affected water (OSPW) as a result of bitumen extraction and upgrading processes. OSPW is the water contained in tailings impoundment structures in oil sands operations. There are concerns about the environmental impacts of the release of OSPW because of its toxicity. OSPW has been… Read more »

Wednesday, July 18th at 12:00pm, Professor Keryn Lian, “Advances in Solid Electrochemical Supercapacitors”

Professor Keryn Lian of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and the NSERC CREATE Program in Distributed Generation for Remote When: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012, 12:00pm Where: MC331 Abstract: Electrochemical Capacitors (EC, also called supercapacitors or ultracapcitors) are energy storage devices that complement batteries and fuel cells. They store and release energy very quickly… Read more »

Thursday June 14th at 12:00pm, Professor Francis Dawson, “Energy Considerations and Waste Water Treatment for Canada’s Remote Communities”

Professor Francis Dawson of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the NSERC CREATE Program in Distributed Generation for Remote When: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 12:00pm Where: MC310 Abstract: This presentation focuses on some of the challenges faced in providing wastewater treatment in remote northern communities. Xogen Technologies, a startup company based in Orangeville… Read more »

Wednesday MAY 30th at noon, CSE Seminar, Professor L.H. Shu on Lead-user methods applied to Environmentally Significant Behaviour

Professor L.H. Shu of the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at the NSERC CREATE Program in Distributed Generation for Remote Communities will deliver a talk on Lead-user methods applied to Environmentally Significant Behaviour When: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 12:00pm Where: MC331 Abstract: Lead users experience needs in advance of the general population and often… Read more »