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 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 […]
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. […]
Yichun Zhang, currently a 3rd year student in the College of Polymer Science and Engineering, Sichuan University in China, will join M3 Lab as a Mitacs Summer Research Internship student. The scope of his research will focus on the development of multifunctional polymer material system for energy harvesting applications.
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, […]
Congratulation to Maryam Fashandi of winning the Excellence Award for Graduate Research as a Master’s student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Her thesis research focuses on the fabrication and characterization of 100% bio-based phase change material microcapsules for thermal energy storage and thermal management applications.
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, 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 […]
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. […]
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 […]