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

Congratulation to Jamie Lee, Dr. Yanting Guo, Dr. Richard Lee, and Prof. Sunny Leung for the acceptance of their recent work entitled, “Fabrication of electroactive poly(vinylidene fluoride) to be published in RSC Advances. This work reports the development of a novel processing strategy using a combination of non-isothermal crystallization and supercritical carbon dioxide (ScCO2) processing […]

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 […]

M3 Lab will present fourpapers in 2017 Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC Conference in Anaheim, California

M3 Lab will present fourpapers in 2017 Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC Conference in Anaheim, California

Prof. Leung and his research team, including Dr. Guo, Jamie, Maryam, and Parisa, will present four papers in 2017 Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC Conference in Anaheim, CA, USA during May 8 – 10. ANTEC is one of the largest international technical conferences in the field of plastics engineering that is held annually in U.S.A. […]

Invited Presentation in the 25th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering

Invited Presentation in the 25th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering

Prof. Leung has been invited to give a talk at the 25th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering during July 16-22, 2017 in Rome, Italy. His Ph.D. student, Mohammadmehdi Aghelinejad, will accompany him in the conference to disseminate a new fabrication technique to produce thermoelectric CNT/polymer nanocomposite foams using open cellular foam templates. This represent […]