Z.C.Tan APRIL

APRIL TEAM

Dr. Zhongchao Tan
Professor
Lab Director
Dr. S. Ashrafizadeh
Visiting Professor
from Azad University, Iran

Research Subject: Energy Systems
9/2016-
Maryam R.
PhD student
Mechanical Engineering

Research Subject: Nanoaerosol
Cosupervisor: N/A
09/2016-
Jiaxin (Sara) X.
PhD student
Chemical Engineering

Research Subject: Multiple Air Emission Control
Cosupervisor: X. Feng
9/2016-
Hasan M.
PhD student
Mechanical Engineering

Research Subject:
Nanoaerosol measurement
Cosupervisor: F.S. Lien

05/2016-
Jorg A.
PhD student
Mechanical Engineering

Research Subject: Diesel soot oxidation
Cosupervisor: E. Croiset
9/2015-
Qiang Z.
Visiting PhD student
Chemical Engineering

Research Subject: TBD
Cosupervisor: Eric Croiset
11/2016-
Ben T.
MASc student
Mechanical Engineering

Research Subject:
Nanoaerosol measurement

09/2016-
Eureka C.
MASc student
Chemical Engineering
Research Subject: Organic Aerosol in Indoor Environment
Cosupervisor: A. Anderson
09/2015-
Teresa S.
MASc student
Mechanical Engineering
Research Subject: Nanotechnology
Cosupervisor: A. Yu
05/2015-
Wala B.
MASc student
Mechanical Engineering
Research Subject: Nanoaerosol Cosupervisor: A. Yu 09/2015-

APRIL ALUMNI

Graduate Students Supervised to Completion

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Name/Program
Thesis Title
Tenure
Sadra S., PhD
Cosupervisor: Charles Xu
Chemical Engr.
Western University
Catalytic Conversion of Fructose, Glucose, and Industrial Grade Sugars to 5-HMF 9/2012-2016/9
Raheleh G., PhD
Mechanical Engr.
University of Waterloo
Filtration of NaCl and WOx Nanoparticles using Metal Wire Screen and Nanofibrous Filters 9/2012-2016/2
Hesheng Y., PhD
Mechanical Engr. University of Waterloo
Absorption of Nitric Oxide from Flue Gas using Ammoniacal Cobalt (II) Solutions 1/2009-12/2012
Sudong Y., PhD
Mechanical Engr., University of Calgary
Hydrothermal conversion of biomass to biooil 9/2007-4/2011
Kevin Cheng
MASc student
Chemical Engineering
Cosupervisor: E. Croiset
Modeling and Experimental Studies of SO2 Effects on CO2 Capture with Chilled Ammonia Solvent 09/2015-12/2016
Jing M., MASc
Environmental Engineering
University of Waterloo (Cosupervisor: Dr. Liping Fu)
Quantifying Effects of Winter Weather and Road Maintenance on Emissions and Fuel Consumption 9/2013-9/2015
Lidiane N.
Visiting PhD Student
from Brazil
Air Dispersion Modeling 2015/5-2016/2
Zhen Liu, Visiting PhD Student
from Tsinghua University
Simultaneous Absorption of SO2/NOx from Flue Gas 2014/12-2015/4
Fang L., MSc
Mechanical Engr.
Separation and purification of valuable chemicals from simulated hydrothermal conversion product solution
cosupervisor: Dr. Siva S.
5/2011-12/2012
David A., MSc
Mechanical Engr.
University of Waterloo
The effect of building construction and HVAC systems on PM concentration from outdoor sources9/2011-9/2012
Yiming J., MSc
Chemical Engr.
University of Alberta
Cosupervisor Dr. Zhenghe Xu
Liquid Degassing Using Fine Droplets and Micro Bubbles 9/2008-9/2011
Yanling P., MSc
Mechanical Engr., University of Calgary
Hydrothermal conversion of biomass to 5-HMF9/2008-7/2010
Ryan D., MSc
Mechanical Engr.
University of Calgary
Hydrothermal gasification of lignocellulosic biomass1/2008-3/2010
Harry L., MSc
Mechanical Engr.,
University of Calgary
Experimental studies of microbubble degassing 6/2008-1/2010
Alena S., MSc
Mechanical Engr.
University of Calgary
Airborne nanoparticle sizing by aerodynamic particle focusing and corona charging9/2007-9/2009
Haoxuan Z., MSc
Mechanical Engr.,
University of Calgary
Sulfur particulate matter emission control. 9/2006-4/2008
Korush K. , MSc
Chemical Engr., University of Calgary (Cosupervised with J. Abedi)
Fundamental flow study of uni-flow cyclone: experimental and CFD modeling. 9/2006-9/2008
Laleh G., MSc
Mechanical Engr.
University of Calgary
Granular filtration of airborne nanoparticles9/2005-4/2007
Xiaoying C., MSc
Mechanical Engr.,
University of Calgary
(Cosupervised with R. Tay, Civil Engr.)
Air quality in truck cabin and its impact on driving performance and safety9/2005-12/2006

Postdoctral Researchers and Research Associates

  • Dr. Dihua W., Research Associate, 10/2014-8/2016
  • Dr. Lin Li, Visiting Professor (China), 1/2016-6/2016
  • Dr. Qunyi Z., Research Associate, 11/2015-4/2016
  • Dr. Hesheng Y., Postdoctral fellow, 10/2014-10/2015
  • Fang L., Research Assistant, 01/2013-04/2015

  • Undergraduate Students

    ,Arnav J., URA 2016/1-4.
  • Patrick B. co-op, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2015
  • Michael L., Coop student1-4/2016
  • Brian K. co-op, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2015
  • Simon L., URA, Chemical Engineering, 9-12/2014.
  • Sion C., URA-Coop, Mechanical Engineering,2014/5-8.
  • Simon S. Undergraduate exchange student, 1-4, 2014.
  • Isha S. co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 1-4, 2014
  • Brian K. co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 1-4, 2014
  • Suhaib I. co-op student, Mechantronics Engineering, 1-4, 2014
  • Aaron P. URA, Mechanical Engineering, 9-12, 2013
  • Eureka C. URA, Chemical Engineering, 9-12, 2013
  • Kathy L. URA, Mechanical Engineering, 9-12, 2013
  • Danyka B., co-op student, 2-4, 2013.
  • Dr. R. Aldheyabi, Visiting Professor, Funded by Iraqi Embassy Canada. 8-9, 2012.
  • Qixia Z., co-op student, Environmental engineering, 2-4, 2012
  • Stephen K., co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2011
  • Alyssa R., co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2011.
  • Hunt X., co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 1-4, 2010
  • Matt Harrison., NSERC-USRA, Biofuels, 5-8/2009
  • Rajat K., NSERC USRA, 5-8/2006.
  • Yongsheng Ji, PhD, Visiting professor, 7/2013-6/2014
  • Charlotte DiVeto, Research Assistant, 7-8, 2012.
  • Dr. Xiaogang Deng, Postdoc fellow, 09/2011-08/2012.
  • Dr. Ishpinder Kailey, Research Associate, 11/2008-4/2010.
  • Dr. Qunyi Zhu Postdoctral fellow/Visiting Professor (Professor, HIT), 2-6/2009.
  • Dr. Yongsheng Ji, Visiting Associate Professor, CUMT , 12/2007-3/2008.
  • Dr. Yonggang Luo, Research Associate 12/2005-8/2006
  • Sarah Ding, Visiting Research Assistant, 1/2005-2/2006.
  • Prof Wu Zhao, Visiting Scholar, 12/2015-2/2016
  • Brian K. co-op, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2015
  • Simon L., URA, Chemical Engineering, 9-12/2014.
  • Sion C., URA-Coop, Mechanical Engineering,2014/5-8.
  • Simon S. Undergraduate exchange student, 1-4, 2014.
  • Isha S. co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 1-4, 2014
  • Brian K. co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 1-4, 2014
  • Suhaib I. co-op student, Mechantronics Engineering, 1-4, 2014
  • Aaron P. URA, Mechanical Engineering, 9-12, 2013
  • Eureka C. URA, Chemical Engineering, 9-12, 2013
  • Kathy L. URA, Mechanical Engineering, 9-12, 2013
  • Danyka B., co-op student, 2-4, 2013.
  • Dr. R. Aldheyabi, Visiting Professor, Funded by Iraqi Embassy Canada. 8-9, 2012.
  • Qixia Z., co-op student, Environmental engineering, 2-4, 2012
  • Stephen K., co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2011
  • Alyssa R., co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 5-8, 2011.
  • Hunt X., co-op student, Mechanical Engineering, 1-4, 2010

  • Matt Harrison., NSERC-USRA, Biofuels, 5-8/2009
  • Rajat K., NSERC USRA, 5-8/2006.
  • Yongsheng Ji, PhD, Visiting professor, 7/2013-6/2014
  • Charlotte DiVeto, Research Assistant, 7-8, 2012.
  • Dr. Xiaogang Deng, Postdoc fellow, 09/2011-08/2012.
  • Dr. Ishpinder Kailey, Research Associate, 11/2008-4/2010.
  • Dr. Qunyi Zhu Postdoctral fellow/Visiting Professor (Professor, HIT), 2-6/2009.
  • Dr. Yongsheng Ji, Visiting Associate Professor, CUMT , 12/2007-3/2008.
  • Dr. Yonggang Luo, Research Associate 12/2005-8/2006
  • Sarah Ding, Visiting Research Assistant, 1/2005-2/2006.