Friday, 31 January 2014

My students - Jan 2014

Graduate

Sean Bernath Walker
Post-doc
Co-supervised 2013-
Cascaded use and sustainable management of lithium-ion batteries in mobility and stationary power
Post-doctoral fellow, SEED and Chemical Engineering
With Professor Fraser (MME) and Professor Fowler (CHE).

Sabine Weber
Masters
Co-supervised 2013-
Towards sustainable resource recovery of end-of-life clothing and textile materials
Masters candidate, Environment and Resource Studies (ERS)
Characterizing opportunities to maximize resource efficiency at end-of-life of clothing. Looking at consumer, charity and municipal actors. With Professor Lynes (SEED).

Ben Gaffney
Masters
Co-supervised 2013-
Electric vehicle lithium-ion battery state of health (SOH) assessment
Masters Candidate, MASc Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (MME)
Analysis and lab experiments of battery failure rates and degradation in order to create data-rich models which that can assess the ‘state of health’ (SOH) and life expectancy of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries after use in hybrid and electric vehicles, with an aim to re-purposing as power sources in smart-grid stationary applications. With Professor Fraser (MME) and Professor Fowler (CHE).

Leila Ahmadi
Masters
Co-supervised 2012-
Cascaded use and sustainable management of lithium-ion batteries in mobility and stationary power
Masters Candidate, MASc Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (MME)
The main goal of this role is to develop a global life cycle assessment (LCA) model characterizing the second use application of electric vehicle lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries used in energy storage applications. With Professor Fraser and Professor Fowler.


Undergraduate

2013-2014
Anum Khan
Eliz Tuen Muk
Shelley Moffat
Shradha Singh
Sophie Liu
Advisor to 4th year team project Aveneer Consultants on “The Value of ISO Environmental Standards to Organizations in Canada” with CSA Group.
2013-2014
Tucker Gagen
Danielle Harper
Jonathan Lee
Junsun Wei
Advisor to 4th year team project Extended Life Cycle Consultants (ELC) on “Cascaded Use and Sustainable Management of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Mobility and Stationary Power – Business Model & Feasibility Analysis”.

Alumni

Masters
Supervised 2011-2014
MES Environment and Resource Studies (ERS), University of Waterloo
Chris Burke, Liam Docherty,
Andrew Hedman,
W. Simon Jiang,
Vincent Vuong,
Henry Yu
Under-grad
Advisor
2012-2013
4th year team project “Conflict Free Consulting”

BES - Environment and Business, University of Waterloo
Aaron Wilhelm, Amy White, Amber Nicholson, David Kudak, Boris Klaric
Under-grad
Advisor
2012-2013

BES - Environment and Business, University of Waterloo
Masters
Supervised 2010-2013
MAES Local Economic Development (LED), University of Waterloo
Under-grad
Co-advisor
2011-2012
Reuse potential for lithium ion batteries from electric vehicles
BASc - Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
Sui Gu
Haiyi Hua
Lei Huang
Hang Li
Jiali Wang
Under-grad
Advisor 2011-2012
4th year team project "Apollo V" on solar PV in Canada vs China

BES - Environment and Business, University of Waterloo
Judy Ho
Kirstie Houston
Lisa Masson
Janine Skipper
Under-grad
Advisor 2011-2012
4th year team project “Summit UP” on business sustainability in Huntsville, Ontario
BES - Environment and Business, University of Waterloo
Visiting scholar
Supervised 2011
LCA of PBS biobased polymer
Ingénieur diplômé Chimie des Bio-procédés pour un Développement Durable (SupAgro), l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier (ENSCM), Montpellier, France. Researcher at Irstea, Montpellier, France
Masters
Supervised 2009-2011
MES Environment and Resource Studies (ERS), University of Waterloo