M3 Lab’s Recent Work on the Thermally Conductive TPU-hBN Composite Foams has been Accepted for Publication in Composites Part B: Engineering

M3 Lab’s Recent Work on the Thermally Conductive TPU-hBN Composite Foams has been Accepted for Publication in Composites Part B: Engineering

Congratulation to Parisa Ghariniyat and Prof. Sunny Leung for the publication of their recent work entitled, “Development of Thermally Conductive Thermoplastic Polyurethane Composite Foams via CO2 Foaming-Assisted Filler Networking” to be published in Composites Part B: Engineering. This work reports the uses of foaming-induced filler alignment and post-foaming elastic recovery to fabricate compliant thermally conductive thermoplastic elastomer composite foams, […]

M3 Lab’s Recent Work on the Novel Materials for Thermal Energy Storage has been published in  Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

M3 Lab’s Recent Work on the Novel Materials for Thermal Energy Storage has been published in Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

Congratulation to Maryam Fashandi and Prof. Sunny Leung for the publication of their recent work entitled, “Sodium Acetate Trihydrate-Chitin Nanowhisker Nanocomposites with Enhanced Phase Change Performance for Thermal Energy Storage” has been published in Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. This work reports the uses of bio-derived chitin nanowhisker to effectively suppress the super-cooling of sodium acetate trihydrate (SAT). […]

M3 Lab’s Recent Work on the Development of a Novel Fabrication Strategy to Promote the Electroactive Phase of PVDF has been Published in RSC Advances

M3 Lab’s Recent Work on the Development of a Novel Fabrication Strategy to Promote the Electroactive Phase of PVDF has been Published in RSC Advances

Congratulation to Jamie Lee, Dr. Yanting Guo, Dr. Richard Lee, and Prof. Sunny Leung for the publication of their recent work entitled, “Fabrication of Electroactive Poly(vinylidene fluoride) through Non-isothermal Crystallization and Supercritical CO2 Processing” to be published in RSC Advances. This work reports the development of a novel processing strategy using a combination of non-isothermal crystallization and […]

Congratulation!!! Mohammadmehdi Aghelinejad and Jamie Lee won the Best Presenter Awards

Congratulation!!! Mohammadmehdi Aghelinejad and Jamie Lee won the Best Presenter Awards

Congratulation to Mohammadmehdi Aghelinejad and  Ji Eun (Jamie) Lee of winning the Best Presenter Awards among Ph.D. students and Master students, respectively, on the Graduate Seminar Day in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. It is also an exceptional achievement for Mohammadmehdi as he has won this award for consecutive years. Their findings in developing novel strategies to enhance the thermoelectric and piezoelectric properties of polymer-based […]

M3 Lab’s Journal Article Featured on the Cover Page of JAPS

M3 Lab’s Journal Article Featured on the Cover Page of JAPS

A recent journal article published by Prof. Leung’s group has been featured on the cover page of the Journal of Applied Polymer Science in January 2017 (Volume 134, Issue 28). This SEM micrograph on the journal’s cover page depicts the localization and partial alignment of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) along the cell walls within a HDPE/MWCNT nanocomposite foam. […]

Congratulation!!! Mohammadmehdi Aghelinjad won the Carswell Scholarship

Congratulation!!! Mohammadmehdi Aghelinjad won the Carswell Scholarship

Congratulation to Mohammadmehdi Aghelinjad, a Ph.D. candidate, of winning the Carswell Scholarship for 2017. The award is in recognition of him demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and his promise as a research leader. The Carswell Scholarship program was established in 2016 through a generous donation by Dr. Allan Carswell, an emeritus faculty member in the Faculty of Science, […]

M3 Lab’s Recent Work about Thermoelectric Polymer Nanocomposite Foams for Energy Harvesting has been Accepted by the Journal of Applied Polymer Science for Publication

M3 Lab’s Recent Work about Thermoelectric Polymer Nanocomposite Foams for Energy Harvesting has been Accepted by the Journal of Applied Polymer Science for Publication

A journal paper recently submitted by Ph.D. candidate, Mohammadmehdi Aghelinejad, and Prof. Leung has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Applied Polymer Science (JAPS). This paper reports a novel but industrial viable material processing technique that can promote the thermoelectric performance of MWCNT/polymer nanocomposites by 600 times. JAPS is the largest peer-reviewed publication […]

Pardis Ghahramani will present in the 52nd Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research

Pardis Ghahramani will present in the 52nd Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research

Pardis Ghahramani, who is currently co-supervised by Prof. Leung in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Prof. ElDyasti in the Department of Civil Engineering, will present in the 52nd Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research. Her work focuses on the design and fabrication of open porous polymer beads or structures for biological treatment process […]