Sponsored by the Toronto Metropolitan University, Department of Chemical Engineering.

The Award in Design and Industrial Practice is presented for innovative design or production activities accomplished in Canada. 

The award will not be offered for 2023. If you are interested in sponsoring the award, please contact rkatagiri@cheminst.ca.

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Steve Butt

The 2022 winner of the Award in Design and Industrial Practice is:


Stephen Butt

Memorial University

Prof. Stephen Butt has been a faculty member at Dalhousie University from 1996 to 2006 and at Memorial University since 2006 where he is engaged in the sustainable development of natural resource industries through teaching, research and industry collaboration. He has been focused on technology development and optimization, reducing environmental footprint, and the training of highly qualified personnel and industry professionals. He has held research funding of $6.5M CAD as Principal Investigator and another $13.5M CAD as Co-Investigator, supervised ~110 Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP), published ~230 articles and proceedings, and holds several patents. He has been Mining Program Chair at Dalhousie University, Associate Dean (Graduate) and Process Engineering Chair at Memorial, and is an Associate Mining Engineer with MineTech International in Halifax, NS.

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Past Winners

2021

Wenli Duo, MCIC

FPInnovations
Society: CSChE
2020

Xiaotao Bi, MCIC

University of British Columbia
Society: CSChE
2019

Chunbao (Charles) Xu, FCIC

Western University
Society: CSChE
2018

Ying Zheng, FCIC

Western University
Society: CSChE
2017

David Beckman

Zeton Inc.
Society: CSChE
2015

Biao Huang, FCIC

University of Alberta
Society: CSChE
2014

Ajay Dalai, FCIC

University of Saskatchewan
Society: CSChE
2013

Kelly Hawboldt

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Society: CSChE