Masters Students

 

 
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Oscar Kiai 

Master's Project: : Optimizing the charge density and molecular weight of hydrolyzed polymethylacrylate to enhance its performance as a flocculant for use in oil sands tailings treatment 

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) -Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology, Moscow, Russia

Research Interests:

  • Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis

  • Oil and Gas Processing Technology

  • Water soluble polymers for use in oil sand technology

  • Polymerization and characterization of polymers

Awards:

  • Russian Bilateral Government Scholarship for undergraduate student

  • Captain Thomas Farrell Greenhalgh Graduate Memorial Scholarship, University of Alberta

 
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Benjamin Van Nguyen

Master's Project: : Partially Hydrophobic Polymers for Efficient Treatment of Mature Fine Tailings

BSc. in Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 

Research Interests:

  • Water-soluble polymers for oil sands technology

  • Polyelectrolytes

  • Polymer reaction engineering

  • Biomaterial engineering

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Stepheney Davey

Master's Project: : Natural Graft Polymers for the Efficient Treatment of Mature Fine Tailings

BSc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 

Research Interests:

  • Water-soluble polymers for oil sands technology

  • Polymerization and characterization of polymers

  • Flocculation

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Amirreza Badri

Master's Project: : Characterization of poly-olefins by temperature gradient interaction chromatography (TGIC)

MSc in Chemical Engineering, Technical University Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
BSc. in Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 

Research Interests:

  • Polymer characterization

  • Polyolefin characterization by TGIC (Thermal gradient Interaction Chromatography)

  • Biofuel production and processing

  • Process and bioprocess engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

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Harish Chakrapani

Master's Project: : Studying microfabrication-based environment-sensitive (pH) vaccine/drug delivery system

B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India 

Research Interests:

  • Polymer chemistry

  • Polymer reaction engineering

  • Drug delivery

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Raunil Raj

Master's Project: : Experimental validation of molecular weight distribution (MWD) and chemical composition distribution (CCD) deconvolution theory while assesing the effects of co-crytallization

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical & Polymer Engineering), Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India 

Research Interests:

  • Polymer synthesis and characterization

  • Polymer composites

  • Polymer reaction engineering

Awards:

  • Captain Thomas Farrell Greenhalgh Graduate Memorial Scholarship, University of Alberta

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