Student achievements

Congratulations to Chenbo (Sophie) Xu, a 4th year summer student supervised by Professor Vlad Papangelakis, for winning first prize for best poster presentation in the Chemical Engineering category during UnERD 2017.

The following students, also supervised by Professor Papangelakis, received awards/scholarships from the Hydrometallurgy Section of the Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Petroleum (CIM):

  • Chenbo (Sophie) Xu (4th year summer student): Hydrometallurgy Undergraduate Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Eric Shum (MASc 2nd year): 2017 Ernest Peters Master’s Award for his thesis project of natural freezing/melting technology for water recovery from industrial inorganic effluents ($3,000)
  • Sahar Ayaz (4th year thesis student): Lucy Rosato Undergraduate Scholarship in Science and Engineering ($5,000)