Improving energy efficiency, reducing emissions would save money for oilsands producers: study
By Catherine Tays on July 29, 2020
APEGA 2020 Research Excellence Award Recipient
This award is presented to an individual, team, or project that has conducted research in engineering and geoscience that has improved our economic and social well-being.
Amit Kumar is interviewed on recent research on the conversion of biomass to energy and its storage in a bio-battery.
Aired on the Alberta Morning News, October 28, 2017.
New technology capable of converting waste into bio-energy coming to UAlberta
By Michael Brown on October 25, 2017
Pipelines easier on the environment than rail
By Bev Betkowski on December 6, 2016
Oil pipelines still better than rail for emissions: University of Alberta professor
By: Alex Boyd Metro Published on Fri Dec 02 2016
Global Connections: A Look at Our Partnerships with China
As the old saying goes, two heads are better than one, so imagine what two research powerhouses can do working together. That’s the idea behind the University of Alberta’s strong partnerships all over the world—global networks that allow us to better tackle some of the biggest issues of our time.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Alberta study touts environmental benefits of transporting oil by pipeline
A University of Alberta study suggests that large-scale pipelines are a more environmentally-friendly way of transporting oil and gas products compared to railways.
Published on: December 1, 2016
New funding targets GHG emission reduction projects
By Helen Metella on February 25, 2015
Covering the hidden costs of discovery
By News Staff on January 19, 2015
Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead
The University of Alberta will receive $16.5 million to support world-class research that creates jobs and prosperity
January 19, 2015, Edmonton, Alberta–Chairs Secretariat
Des pipelines verts pour transporter des matières renouvelables
Une recherche sur des pipelines pouvant transporter de la paille et des résidus de l'industrie forestière vers des usines de biocarburant est vue d'un bon oeil par le fédéral.
PUBLIÉ LE LUNDI 19 JANVIER 2015
Biomass researcher works on pipelines for green gold
BY DAREN ZOMERMAN, EDMONTON JOURNAL | AUGUST 12, 2014
Researcher looks for cleanest ways to produce, transport bitumen
By Astrid Blodgett on July 18, 2014
Researcher seeks upgrades for cleaner oil-sands
By Astrid Blodgett on July 15, 2014
Researcher sees future of bio-fuels coming down the pipe
Press release, Alberta Innovates Bio Solution
Energy Efficiency Studies Identify the Best Opportunities for Greenhouse Gas Reductions in AlbertaPress release, Alberta Innovates Bio Solution
AI Bio funds new research chair to support forestry bio-initiatives
Analysing Energy Use for More Balance and efficiency
If you could invent the machine that would more accurately predict how Canadians will use energy in the future and how that use will affect the environment and the country’s economy, would you want to do so?
By Jim Bentein. September 2013Analysing Energy Use for More Balance and Efficency
The Electric Chair
James Waterman / Staff writer
August 7, 2013
Student Researcher Examining Energy Waste in Homes
$4.4 M Investment in Energy and Environmental Engineering Research at University of Alberta
Edmonton—A new national research program established at the University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering strengthens the ability of industry and government to make evidence-based decisions about energy pathways and resources while finding ways to conserve water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 17, 2013
Media Coverage of Research and Teaching Activities
- "Biomass Pipeline Researcher Joins Engineering Management Team,"The PEGG, published by APEGGA, July Issue, 2008.
- "Bioenergy: Biofuels and Beyond - Research in Perspective,"The e-Link, published by Alberta Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), January 7, 2008.
- "Piping Hot," Canadian Business Magazine, pp. 27-28, November 19, 2007.
- "LEAP as a Teaching Tool," recommend 6, newsletter published by Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI), Volume 4, p. 4, July 2007.
- "Biomass, a Green Energy, in the Cariboo," The Quesnel Advisor, p. 8, June 21, 2006.
- "Beetle-Kill Trees May Fuel Power Plant," Iran Daily, Page 8, Global Energy, February, 2006.
- "Beetle-Killed Wood Could Supply Clean Energy in BC," BIOCAP Canada Foundation, Press Release, November 15, 2005.
- "New Life for Dead-Wood: Beetle Killed Trees Suggested as Potential Fuel for Biomass Power Plant," Vancouver Sun, Page D1/Front, November 8, 2005.