Prof. Viviane Yargeau talks about illicit drugs in wastewater at Le Code Chastenay (in French)
Prof. Nathalie Tufenkji has been promoted to Full Professor (February 2016). 
McGill Chemical Engineering's Chem-E-Car team tied for the 1st place with Cornell University team in the 2015 Chem-E-Car competition. Congrats to our UG students!
Prof. Anne-Marie Kietzig received the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Assistant Professor category)!
Dr. Nathan Hordy (PhD 2014) won a 2014-2015 Best Paper Award of the Solar Energy Journal for his work on nanofluids for solar thermal energy harvesting.
Professor Rey's research team is recognized by the American Institute of Physics for their work on: Understanding Nature's Most Striking Colors.
Chemical Engineering Safety Committee was selected as the winner of the 11th annual safety productivity award 2014-2015 from McGill's University Laboratory Safety Committee.
Work on MWCNTs expulsion from freezing MWCNT-water nanofluid droplet by PhD candidate Jason Ivall and undergraduate student Mariam Hachem is featured in Chemical & Engineering News (Supervisors: Servio & Coulombe)
A 2014-2015 Design I & II team will represent McGill Chemical Engineering at the SNC-Lavalin Plant Design Competition of the 65th CSChE conference in Calgary. Congratulations to the finalists: Nathan Goldstein, Anand Natu, Chantelyn Pineda and Kaustubh Akila for their project on Carbon Capture Facility Design.
Iva Yixin Deng (BEng candidate) was awarded the Prix Excelle Science from the Ministère de l'Éducation, Enseignement supérieur et Recherche du Québec. Congrats!!!
Are fish getting high on cocaine? - Prof. Yargeau's group investigates how drugs in wastewater contaminate our drinking water. See article in LaPresse and McGill Reporter July 2015!
Prof. Sylvain Coulombe will serve a second term as Department Chair, ending in June 2018!
We are proud to host the 17th annual Québec-Ontario Biotechnology Meeting on May 21-22, 2015. This trainee-oriented regional event of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) focuses on the biomedical, environmental and other biotechnological applications of chemical engineering. Please consult to learn more!
Watch Prof. Gostick's talk on electrochemical energy storage.
Jonathan Verrett (PhD candidate) and Pierre Pascone (PhD candidate) won Outstanding Teaching Assistant awards for CHEE423 and FACC300, respectively. Congrats!!!
McGill’s Chem-E Car team has placed 2nd at the AIChE Northeastern Student Regional Conference competition and has qualified to compete at the National AIChE Chem-E Car Competition to be held in November in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A team of undergraduate students, Alex Gershanov, Robert Ralph, Avril Levasseur and Oren Singer, placed 1st in the category of Consulting Engineering of the Québec Engineering Competition. They will be representing McGill and the rest of Québec on the national level at the Canadian Engineering Competition which will be hosted by Memorial University in St. John's Newfoundland on March 5-8. Congrats!
Profs. Rey and Servio awarded a prestigious New Directions American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund grant.
The work of the Yargeau Laboratory - Controlling Contaminants of Concern is featured in the magazine Water Canada.
Senior undergraduate students Alex Gershanov, Robert Ralph, Avril Levasseur and Oren Singer placed 1st in the Engineering Consulting category of the McGill Engineering Competition ( They will participate in the Provincial (Québec) Engineering Competition in January 2015 at École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Profs. Coulombe and Leask with former graduate students Dr. Valérie Léveillé and Sara Yonson were awarded a Canadian patent for "A new plasma source and applications thereof", Canadian patent #2,547,043.
Dany Roy, Masters candidate in Chemical Engineering and his colleagues won the first international competition Vertech City held in November 2014.
Ryan Maliska (graduate student in CHEE) participated at the NRG Battle - World Edtion in Copenhagen at Team GDF SUEZ. He was identified as the "Multitalent" see NRG Magazin Edition 16, November 2014.
Larissa Jorge, Hanno Erythropel and Melissa Dick (PhD candidates in CHEE) won three of the five Best Poster Awards during the recent McGill Engineering Research Showcase (MERS)!, October 2014.
McGill's team won the 20213-2014 Biomimicry Student Design Challenge, with “Air Ballast Biomimetic Cargo Ship” that addressed problems associated with invasive species in the ballast water of trans-ocean cargo ships
Professor Nathalie Tufenkji won the 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Award, Science & Technology category, 2014
Professor Alejandro Rey joins the editorial board of Elsevier's Journal of Colloid and Interface Science Communications2014.
Professor  Anne Kietzig in the news, Olympics and Friction research, 2014.
Professor Alejandro Rey joins the editorial board of the Journal of Liquid Crystals, 2014.
Professor Alejandro Rey elected 2013 Fellow of the American Physical Society", 2013.
Professor Alejandro Rey delivers a plenary talk at the "Fiber Interfacing the World International Symposium", Clemson, South Carolina, 10/ 25/ 2013.
Professor Sylvain Coulombe will be the Honored Guest Speaker of the Annual Dacey Lecture. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, March 2014.
Professor Alejandro Rey is giving one of the Plenary talks at the 4th International Colloids Conference, Madrid, Spain, 15-18/6/2014.
Professor Nathalie Tufenkji`s Research Group adds to evidence of cranberries’ effects on UTI-causing bacteria.
Professor Alejandro Rey is giving one of the Plenary talks at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, March 18-22. 
James Coates recieved 1st prize in the Robert G Auld Student Paper Competition in recognition of the best oral paper presented during the student technical session in Vancouver at CSChE 2012.
Chemical Engineering Professor Alejandro Rey delivers the Sturgeon Lecture at the 2012 British Liquid Crystal Society Meeting in Glasgow, Scotland (April 2, 2012).

McGill Chemical Engineering program ranks 15th in the world

Chemical Engineering Professor Alejandro Rey has been awarded the 2011 Canadian Society of Rheology’s Stanley George Mason Award for his unique contributions to the science and technology of complex fluids and soft matter. For more details please see McGill News.

Frank Caporuscio received the McGill Staff Award of Excellence in 2011. This award recognizes excellence in job performance by Administrative and Support staff.

TD Go Green Challenge 2011: David Morris and Omer Dor, students in the Department of Chemical Engineering at McGill, won the top prize for their proposal for the Integrated Energy and Food Greenhouse. Their faculty sponsor was Prof. Alejandro Rey. For more information please click on the following link: McGill students take top prize.

Alejandro D. Rey has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, effective April 9, 2010. For more information please click on the following link: Royal Society of Chemistry Fellowship [.pdf].

Nathalie Tufenkji received the Faculty of Engineering Early Career Research Excellence Award in 2010. This award recognizes excellence in research by academic staff in the Faculty of Engineering at McGill.

Sylvain Coulombe received the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision & Teaching, 2010.

Three members of Alejandro D. Rey's Materials Modelling Research Group have received prestigious alumni awards, 2010. For more information please click on the following link: McGill Alumni Awards [.pdf].

Viviane Yargeau & Richard Leask received the Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport Teaching Award (2009-2014)

Alejandro D. Rey has received the CÉSAR MILSTEIN FELLOWSHIP AWARD, 2009. For more information please click on the following link: MilsteinFellowshipAwardREY [.pdf].

Phillip Servio renewed his Canada Research Chair-Tier II (2009-2014) in Gas Hydrates.

Alejandro D. Rey has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Soft Matter Journal, effective June 1, 2009. For more information please click on the following link: Soft Matter Journal Announcement [.pdf].

Alejandro D. Rey received the McGill Research Excellence Award in 2009. This award recognizes excellence in research by academic staff in the Faculty of Engineering.

Luciano Cusmich received the McGill Staff Award of Excellence in 2009. This award recognizes excellence in job performance by Administrative and Support staff.

Reghan J. Hill renewed his Canada Research Chair-Tier II (2008-2013) in Colloids for Advanced Materials.

Gerald Lepkyj received the McGill Staff Award of Excellence in 2008. This award recognizes excellence in job performance by Administrative and Support staff.

Sylvain Coulombe renewed his Canada Research Chair-Tier II (2007-2012) in Non-Thermal Plasma Processing.

Elizabeth Jones received a Canada Research Chair-Tier II (2007-2012) in Embryonic Biomechanics.

Thomas M. Quinn received a Canada Research Chair-Tier I (2007-2014) in Soft Tissue Biophysics.

Richard Leask received the Faculty Teaching Award, Ida and Samuel Fromson Award, McGill University 2006-2007.

Alejandro D. Rey was recognized with the prestigious Olaf A. Hougen visiting lectureship at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconson-Madison. Prof. Rey delivered two lectures during his residency in the fall of 2006. For details: O.A. Hougen Lectureship [.pdf]