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The Award for Best Graduate Student Paper Published in The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is presented for outstanding published work by a graduate student. 

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Ali Shayesteh Zeraati

The 2021 winner of the Award for Best Graduate Student Paper Published in The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is:

Ali Shayesteh Zeraati,
University of Calgary

For the paper “Carbon nanotube/ZnO nanowire/polyvinylidene fluoride hybrid nanocomposites for enhanced electromagnetic interference shielding,” Can. J. Chem. Eng. 2020, 98(5), 1036 by Ali Shayesteh Zeraati and Uttandaraman Sundararaj.

Ali Shayesteh received his Ph.D. degree in 2020 from the University of Calgary majoring in Chemical Engineering. His PhD thesis focused on the synthesis of conductive 1D and 2D nanomaterials for energy storage applications. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Calgary. Dr. Shayesteh’s research interest is mainly focused on nanomaterials synthesis for electronics, energy storage, and CO2 reduction.

Past Winners


Mohamed M. Khattab

Ryerson University
Society: CSChE

Khushaal Popli

University of Alberta
Society: CSChE

Michaela K. McGurn

Weber Manufacturing Technolgies
Society: CSChE

Chaimongkol Saengow

Queen's University
Society: CSChE

Aida Sharif Rohani

University of Ottawa
Society: CSChE

Ali Sarvi

ROSEN Canada
Society: CSChE

Ali Shekari

École Polytechnique de Montréal
Society: CSChE

Mohammed Alaqqad

University of British Columbia
Society: CSChE