Active Membership in Professional Societies
American Filtration and Separations Society
Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering
Services in Professional Societies
Chair, Energy Division, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering (2017-Date)
President, Canadian Chapter, American Filtration and Separations Society(2017-Date)
Co-Chair, American Filtration and Separations Society Fall 2017 Meeting, September 18-22, 2017. St. Louis, MO. USA.
International Advisory Board Member, APEC-BPT/ABBS-2015
International Advisory Board Member, Int'l Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME-2015)
Co-chair, Advanced Energy Systems Symposium at the CSME 2014 International Congress, Toronto, Canada, June 1-4, 2014.
Session Chair and Acting Track Chair, CCTC 2013, the 3rd Climate Change Technology Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 27-29, 2013.
International Scientific and Advisory Committee, the 6th International Green Energy Conference, June 5-9, 2011, Eskisehir, Turkey.
International Scientific and Advisory Committee Member, the 1st World Congress of Bioenergy (WCBE-2011), April 25-29, 2011, Dalian, China.
Co-Chair, Track 23-Biofuels, ASME 2010 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, May 17-22, 2010. Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Member, IASTED Technical Committee on Environmental Systems, 2009-2012. This committee is responsible for planning and organization of IASTED activities such as meetings and publications.
Chair, sub-committee of Volunteers, Organization Committee AWMA 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Calgary, AB.
Member, International Advisory Board, International Conference on Control of Particulate Processes VII, October 29-November 2, 2006, Harrison Hot Springs, BC, Canada.
Chair, Technical Session at The 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Beijing, China. September 4-9, 2005.
Chair, Symposium on Advances in Indoor Air Quality Control, ASHRAE Annual Meeting 2003, Kansas City, MO, USA. June 28-July 2, 2003.
International Journal Editorial Board
Nanotechnology for Environmental Engineering
Sustainable Environment Research
The International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (IJCRE)
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
International Journal of Amercian Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Technical Committee Membership in Professional Societies
American Filtration and Seperations Society, Board of Directors, Co-Chair of 2017 Fall Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, Chapters Affair Committee.
CSME Advanced Energy Systems Technical Committee (2014-)
AWMA Master of Science Thesis Awards Committee, 2009-2012.
ASME Air Pollution Control Committee, 2007-2008
American Socity of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Graduate Research Award Committee, 2004-2007
National Technical Advisory Council
Member of Standard Council Canada (SCC) Technical committee CAC/ISO/TC142 - Cleaning Equipment for Air and Other Gases (2016-); Member of Working Groups #4,#11 .
Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Program Technical Advisory Committee, 2013.
Indoor Environment Research Program Technical Advisory Committee of the National Research Council Canada, Institute for Research in Construction (NRC-IRC), 2012-2016.
Reviewer of Funding Agencies
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Israel Ministry of Science & Technology, Division for Exact Sciences
National Science and Engineering Reseach Council (NSERC)
National Research Council (NRC-IRAP)
Ontario Centre of Excellence (OCE), Canada
Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF), Georgia
Sun Grant Initiative- South Central Region Competitive Grants
Peer Reviewer of International Journals
Aerosol and Air Quality Research
Aerosol Science and Technology
Annuals of Occupational Hygiene
Applied Engineering in Agriculture
Biomass and Bioenergy
Building and Environment
Environmental Science and Technology
Energy and Fuels
Environmental Engineering Science
International Journal of Oil Gas Coal Technologies
International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering
International Journal of Green EnergyJournal of Air & Waste Management Association
Journal of Hazard Materials
Journal of HVAC&R Research
Executive Director, Tsinghua - Waterloo Joint Research Centre for Micro/Nano Energy & Environment Technologies (11/2017-Date)
Faculty of Engineering Tenure and Promotion Committee, 7/2016-Present
Thermal Group Teaching Coordinator, 5-11/2015
Undergraduate Studies Committee member, 5/2015-
Faculty coordinator, MEng of Mechanical Engineering with a Green Energy Certificate, University of Waterloo, 10/2010 – Present.
Member, MME Graduate Studies Committee (Waterloo), 2011-Present
Member, Designated Chairs of PhD Examinations. (Waterloo) 10/2010-Present
Member, Science Faculty Council, University of Waterloo (Waterloo) 2012-2013.
Co-Chair, MME VISION 2015 Strategic Planning (Waterloo) 2011-2012
Member, Engineering Faculty VISION 2015 Strategic Planning (Waterloo) 2011-2012
Member, Schulich School of Engineering Research Committee, University of Calgary (Calgary) 2010-2011.
Member, University of Calgary Academic Awards Committee, (Calgary) 7/2008-8/2010.
SSE Representative to Faculty of Environmental Design Faculty Council (Calgary) 7/2009-6/2010.
Member, Energy and Environment Undergraduate Studies Committee, (Calgary) 2006- 8/2010
Member, Academic Program Committee of the Centre for Environmental Engineering Research & Education, 7/2004–8/2010
Department Representative to TUCFA, University of Calgary (7/2009-6/2010)
Member, Advisory Committee to the Head for ENEE New Faculty Hiring, University of Calgary (2007-2010 )
Member, Advisory Committee to the Head for Hiring of Technician Level III , University of Calgary (2008)
Member, Research Coordination Committee, University of Calgary (2007-2010)
Member, Thermal-Fluids, Energy Systems and Environment, University of Calgary (2005-2010)
Member, Departmental Resources and Space Committee, University of Calgary (2005-2010)
Member, Departmental Library and Communication Committee, University of Calgary (2005-2010)