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Career advice from emerging leaders: a PhD student perspective

Among the highlights of the 69th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, which took place in October in Halifax, was a set of diverse presentations that made up the annual Emerging Leaders in Chemical Engineering plenary session. This prestigious event showcased the perspectives of four leading early-career researchers in 10-minute TED-Talk-style presentations. Each of them offered a vision of the...

The darker reality behind the brighter alternative

For decades, solar panels have been the solution we have all been looking for. Harvesting sunlight and converting it into usable power should be a harmless and notably sustainable energy solution for future generations. That perception makes it easy, however, to overlook the complete life cycle of a solar panel system is often overlooked. Solar...


October 25-28, 2020

70th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC 2020)

Ottawa, ON