Putting microbes to work for us

CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH

What do glaucoma, oil sands tailings ponds and solar cells have in common? They all appear in the resumé of Dr. Vikramaditya Yadav, MCIC, a chemical engineering professor whose pursuit of bio-inspired tools for carrying out critical chemical transformations has taken him to some unexpected places.

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Join Us and Grow

CIC MEMBERS

What does membership mean to you? Belonging, community, integration. These words reflect the essence of membership for the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) with members joining substituent societies for chemistry (CSC – Canadian Society for Chemistry), chemical engineering (CSChE – Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering), or chemical technology (CSCT – Canadian Society for Chemical Technology)....

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Discover the publishing process: Initial submission

CAREERS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This is Part 2 of Can. J. Chem. Eng.’s Discover the Publishing Process series of CIC News stories. As a society-owned journal, we are offering our CIC community behind-the-scenes information on how journal publishing works. In the first story in this series, we provided some tips from our publishing experts on things like why you...

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Design Our Climate Simulation: a free interactive program the world can use

CHEMISTRY FOR ENERGY & THE ENVIRONMENT

What if we could move beyond politicized and polarizing sound bites about climate change to explore feasible climate solutions? What if citizens could learn which combination of mitigation strategies has the greatest potential to meet elusive international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the global level? With financial support from Energy Efficiency Alberta, the...

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Can. J. Chem. Eng. November Issue

PUBLICATONS

The November issue of The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is now available. It features the official announcement of our lectureship award winner, Prof. Arun Ramachandran from University of Toronto. This issue also includes a new mini-review from our Experimental Methods in Chemical Engineering special series, this time focusing on specific surface area and pore...

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A showcase for solutions

CONFERENCES

Students could be seen squirming in their seats while Shafiq Jaffer, MCIC, listed the world’s woes. As Vice-President of Corporate Science and Technology Projects in North America for the French energy giant TOTAL, his career has given him a front-row seat for some of the biggest challenges facing our civilization: climate change, finding energy sources...

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The darker reality behind the brighter alternative

CHEMISTRY FOR ENERGY & THE ENVIRONMENT

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...

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Discover the publishing process: Early career publishing workshop

CAREERS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is starting a new series of CIC News articles providing an inside look at publishing for everyone in our chemical sciences community. As a society-owned journal, we want to provide our members with behind-the-scenes information about how publishing in a journal works, from the early stages of writing all...

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