Award Winners in 5th Annual Research Bridges Event June 6, 2014 (submitted photo)

Annual ‘Research Bridges’ Event Today

The Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park welcomed over 100 graduate students from Western University’s Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department Friday.

It was part of the park’s fifth annual Research Bridges event.

Bowman Centre Director Katherine Albion says students made 12 presentations on a number of topics including fluidization and particle technology.

Albion says the keynote speaker was Sandy Marshall of Bio Industrial Innovation Canada.

He talked about the history of research activities in Sarnia-Lambton and promoting the “research renaissance ” occurring in the area.

Award Winners:

Fluidization & Particle Technology

First Place: Joseph Donohue

Second Place: Angel Lanza

Energy & Nanomaterials

First Place: Ghodsieh Malekshoar

Second Place: Anastasia Colomba

Biotechnology & Environment

First Place: Ana Maria Aguirre

Second Place: Ferdinando Crapulli

Awards for poster presentations to:

First Place: Valerie Orr

Second Place: Alfredo Martinez-Igelsias