The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering

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Edited By: João B.P. Soares

Impact Factor: 1.231

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 73/134 (Engineering Chemical)

Online ISSN: 1939-019X

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The July 2015 issue highlights the article by Professor Graeme W. Norval. This article compares safety management practices in the industry and academic engineering programs, and proposes ways to improve safety management procedures in academia.


2015 Award for Best Graduate Student Paper

We congratulate Ali Sarvi for his award winning paper Facile one step-synthesis and characterisation of high aspect ratio core-shell copper-polyaniline nanowires.

Dr. Ali Sarvi is a polymer engineer/researcher in the area of synthesis of nanoparticles and their polymer composites. This includes synthesis and modification of conductive nanofillers; and tuning the properties of composites by optimizing filler network structure.


Dr. Sarvi has received his bachelor and master’s degrees in Polymer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran in 2007 and 2009, respectively. Then, he studied the effects of crystal nucleation on rheological behavior of semi-crystalline polymer melts filled with nanoparticles. Later, he pursued his studies at the University of Calgary, Canada where he got his PhD in Chemical Engineering. His PhD thesis under supervision of Professor U. Sundararaj was focused on synthesis and characterization of conductive nanoparticles (i.e. metal nanowires) and nanofibers. Tailoring filler network structure in polymer composites at nanoscale was performed in order to improve polymer composite properties. The goal was to achieve the favorite electrical properties at the lowest possible nanofiller loadings.

Dr. Sarvi graduated his PhD in 2014 and now, he has a role of Chemical Production Specialist in ROSEN Canada where he works on development and manufacturing of engineering plastics for applications in severe environment like oil sand mining field.

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Impact Factor News:

CJChE is pleased to announce its 2014 Impact Factor is 1.231!

2015 Release of Journal Citation Reports®
Source: Thomson Reuters 2014 Citation Data

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Special virtual issue

This new virtual issue of The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering collects several top articles showcasing the strength of the journal’s special series. It brings you the best in new innovations in chemical engineering research.

Advancing the Science and Practice of Chemical Engineering

This virtual issue of The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering collects several top articles showcasing the strength of the journal in bringing you the best in chemical engineering research. Also included are a few Editorials highlighting new initiatives planned for the journal over the next few years.

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