Department Head

Kuzak, S., BEng, MEng (McGill), PhD (Dalhousie), PEng

Graduate Coordinator

Budge, S., BSc (Acadia), PhD (Memorial). Marine lipids, trophic studies, fish nutrition, lipid oxidation

Graduate Secretary

Paula Colicchio

Location:  Chemical Engineering Building
                 5273 DaCosta Row, Sexton Campus
                 PO Box 15000
                 Halifax, NS
                 B3H 4R2
Telephone: (902) 494-4597

Professors Emeriti

Caley, W. F., BSc (Eng), MSc (Eng) (Queen's), PhD (Toronto), PEng. Ceramic and metal matrix composites, pyrometallurgy, slag/refractory reactions in steelmaking, nickel and aluminum powder metallurgy
Chen, B. H., BSc (Nat. Taiwan), MEng, PhD (McGill), PEng
Gill, T. A., BSc, MSc (Guelph), PhD (UBC). Food proteins and enzymes, seafood quality, safety, preservation, antimicrobial peptides and marine toxins
Hancock, H. A., BASc, MASc, PhD (Toronto), PEng
McMillan, A. F., BSc, MSc (Queen's), PhD (MIT), PEng
Watts, K. C., BSA, MSc, PhD, PEng. Biodiesel fuel, aquacultural engineering, agricultural machinery design, blood flow modeling


Amyotte, P. R., BEng (RMC), MSc (Eng) (Queen’s), PhD (TUNS), PEng. Industrial safety and loss management, dust explosions
Brooks, M. S., BTech (Hons) (Massey), PhD (Cambridge), PEng. Bioprocess Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Drug Delivery, Pharmaceutical Processing, Food Engineering, Waste Utilization
Budge, S., BSc (Acadia), PhD (Memorial). Marine lipids, trophic studies, fish nutrition, lipid oxidation
Pegg, M. J., BSc, PhD (Leeds), PEng. Combustion, safety and loss prevention
Speers, R. A., BSc (Agr), MSc, PhD (UBC)

Associate Professors

Donaldson, A., BASc, PhD (Ottawa). Multifluid process design, multiphase flow, computational fluid dynamics, oscillating reactor technology
Ghanem, A., BSc (UNB), PhD (Cornell), PEng. Tissue engineering, drug delivery, bioprocessing, toxicology
Haelssig, J., BASc, PhD (Ottawa). Multiphase CFD, process intensification, multicomponent phase change, hybrid separation processes, biofuels
Kermanshahi-pour, A., BSc (Mashhad), MSc (Western), PhD (McGill), PDF (Yale). Microalgae integrated biorefinery, carbon dioxide sequestration, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Biodegradation pathway of contaminants, Bioremediation of contaminants
Kuzak, S., BEng, MEng (McGill), PhD (Dalhousie), PEng
Mazzanti, G., BEng (America), MASc, PhD (Guelph). Food processing, food engineering, crystallization of lipids under shear flow, synchrotron x-ray diffraction, NMR, thermal and dehydration

Assistant Professors

Sokolenko, S., BASc, PhD (Waterloo). Cell culture, Process monitoring, Metabolomics, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Adjunct (FGS)

Al Taweel, A. M., BSc (Alexandria), MSc, PhD (Colorado), PEng. Mixing and separation, multi-phase CFD pollution prevention
Armenta, R., BEng (Sonora Institute of Technology), MSc, PhD (Autonomous Metropolitan Univ). Microbial oils and high-value products through fermentation with algae, including work on fermentation optimization, downstream processing and genetics
Blouin, S., BASc (Laval), MASc (Ecole Polytechniques), PhD (Queen’s)
Gillis, M., BSc, MSc (UNB), PhD (Sasckatchewan)
Gordon, R., BSc, MSc (McGill), PhD (Guelph), PEng, PAg
Khan, F., BSc (Aligarh Muslim Univ), MSc (Univ of Roorkee), PhD (Pondicherry Univ)
Miadonye, A., BSc (Univ of Southbank), PhD (Loughborough Univ)
Sullivan-Ritter, J., BSc, PhD (Dalhousie)