Graduate Students

Student Year Completed Dissertation/Thesis title
Kashif Javed 2023 Study of the Hydro-transport of Agricultural Biomass Residue in Vertical and Inclined Pipelines
Mustafizur Rahman 2022 Economic and environmental assessment of large-scale electro-chemical and flywheel energy storage systems for stationary applications
Giovanni Di Lullo 2022 Developing a Framework for Improving the Accuracy of Process-based LCA for Energy Pathways
Saeidreza Radpour 2021 An Assessment of the Penetration of Low Carbon Technologies in the Energy Demand and Supply Sectors
Nafisa Mahbub 2019 Development of Methodological Framework and its Application for Life Cycle Assessment of Renewable Fuels for Transportation
Maryam Akbari 2019 Conversion of Organic Waste to Value-added Products
Stanley Pankratz 2019 Assessment of Environmental and Economic Footprints of Algae Production Systems for Colder Climate
Alireza Talaei 2019 Assessment of energy efficiency improvement opportunities and the long-term potential for greenhouse gas mitigation in industrial sector
Mayank Kumar 2018 A Techno-Economic and Life-cycle Assessment of the Production of Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass
Madhumita Patel 2018 Production of Renewable Diesel from Lignocellulosic biomass through Fast pyrolysis and Hydroprocessing Technology
Babkir Ali 2017 Development of life cycle water demand footprints for the energy pathways
Babatunde Olateju 2016 Techno-economic assessment of sustainable large-scale hydrogen production from renewable and non-renewable sources
Mahdi Vaezi 2014 Experimental and techno-economic studies of pipeline hydro-transport of agricultural residue biomass to a biorefinery
Arifa Sultana 2011 Assessment of densified biomass for fuels and chemicals
Benjamin Martinez
2023 Pelletization and Thermo-Catalytic Reforming of Municipal Solid Waste
Garrett Clark 2023 Achieving carbon-neutral cement production by 2050 through the adoption of fuel-
switching, energy-efficient technologies, alternative raw materials, alternative binders and cements, carbon capture, and carbonation
Mustakimul Hoque 2023 Techno-Economic Analysis and GHG Emissions’ Footprints of Solvent-steam-based Bitumen Extraction
Gustavo Moraes Coraca 2023 A Long-Term Integrated Assessment of a Transition to a Low-Carbon Bitumen Extraction, Hydrogen Production and Utilization Pathways
Dipankar Khanna 2023 Life cycle assessment of battery electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
Minza Haider 2023 The Development of a Bottom-up Transportation Model for Assessment of Policies on Energy and Emissions
Luke Sperry 2023 Planning for net-zero GHG emissions by 2050:
Moving from technical feasibility assessments to actionable analysis
Thomas Patrick 2023 Scenario-Based Assessment and Projection of Water Use for the Canadian Oil and Gas Sector and Several Low-carbon Technologies Available to the Oil Sands
Jayranjan Maurya 2022 Life Cycle and Techno-Economic Assessments of Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production
Temitayo Giwa 2022 Assessment of Integrated Multi-Product Biorefineries
Chris Owttrim 2021 The role of industrial energy efficiency as a pathway to net-zero emissions in the Canadian pulp and paper sector
Isabel Toro Monsalve 2021 Techno-economic assessment of solvent-based bitumen extraction technologies including in-situ electromagnetic heating
Bijay Dhakal 2021 Intermediate pyrolysis of wheat straw and softwood pellets
Tien Viet Tran 2021 Life cycle environmental and economic assessments of zeolite 13X-based space heating systems
Harshadeep Kukkikatte 2020 Life cycle environmental and techno-economic assessments of monocrystalline titanium dioxide nanorod-based perovskite solar cells
Ali Alizadeh 2020 Assessment of co-processing hydrodeoxygenated fast pyrolysis oil and vacuum gas oil in a fluid catalytic cracking unit
Mohammad Islam 2020 Determination of Optimal sites for Municipal Solid Waste-to-Value-Added Facilities for Canada through Geographical Information System Modelling
Wasel-Ur-Rahman 2020 A comparative assessment of fast pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction, and intermediate pyrolysis to produce value-added
Tanveer Mehedi 2020 Life cycle assessment of electricity delivery systems: Attributional and Consequential approaches
Ryan Janzen 2020 Assessing the potential impacts and costs of alternative technology options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the Albertan oil sands
Ankit Gupta 2020 Integrated assessment of water use and greenhouse gas footprints of Canada’s electricity generation and oil and gas sectors
Anil Katta 2019 Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Options for the Iron, Gold, and Potash Mining Sectors
Mohsen Safaei 2019 Estimation of the Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Bitumen-Derived Petroleum Fuels using Enhanced Solvent Extraction Incorporating Electromagnetic Heating (ESEIEH) and Toe-to-Heel Air Injection (THAI) Extraction Technologies
Prashant Patel 2019 Development of Optimum Locations and Scales for an Integrated Multi-feedstock Waste-to-value-added Facility through Geographical Information System Modelling
Ana Teresa Morato Lopez 2018 Generating Electricity from Agricultural Residue Biomass in Bolivia; A GIS and Techno-economic Analysis
Elvis Ibadin 2018 Techno-economic analysis of the production of pure CO2 from flue gases via the monoethanolamine and ammonia capture processes
Sahil Kapila 2018 Techno-economic and life cycle assessment of large energy storage systems
Spandan Thaker 2018 Development of Levelized Cost of Electricity, Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Net Energy Ratio of Solar-based Thermal Energy Storage Systems
Edson Nogueira 2017 Life cycle assessment and water footprint of diluent and hydrogen production via thermochemical conversion of algae biomass
Matthew Davis 2017 The development of a technology-explicit bottom-up integrated multi-regional energy model of Canada
Mohammad Ahsan Ullah 2017 Techno-economic assessment of utilization of food processing waste for production of energy and chemicals
Krishna Sapkota 2017 Techno-economic and life cycle assessments of oil sands products and LNG supply chains from Canada to Asia-Pacific and Western Europe
Adeoye Moronkeji 2017 The development of a framework for modeling greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios in the electricity generation sector
Md.Hossein Ikthair Soiket 2017 Life cycle assessment (LCA) of oil sands-derived transportation fuels produced from the vapor solvent-based extraction process.
Nikhil Agrawal 2017  Development of integrated model for assessment of water and GHG footprints for power generation sector
Hafiz Umar Shafique 2017 Development of a framework for the assessment of energy demand-based GHG mitigation options for the pulp and paper sector
Md. Ahsan Ullah 2017 Techno-economic assessment of utilization of food processing waste for production of energy and chemicals
Hossein Lotfizadeh 2016 Techno-economic analysis of combined solar water heating systems in cold climate regions
Giovanni Di Lullo 2016 Uncertainty in life cycle assessments of well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions of transportation fuels derived from various crude oils
Sara Mohajerani 2016 Techno-economic assessment of the gas-to-liquid and coal-to-liquid processes
Azadeh Seif 2016 Reliability assessment and energy modeling for Alberta's oil sands surface mining equipment
Alain Wong 2015 Life cycle assessment of lignocellulosic biomass conversion pathways to hydrogenation derived renewable diesel
Ratan Raj 2015 Techno-economic and life cycle assessment of liquefied natural gas supply chains from Canada to Asia-Pacific
Ezinwa Agbor 2015 Biomass co-firing with coal and natural gas
Mohib ul-Haque Khan 2015 Development of a decision-making framework for solid waste management using GIS-based site selection and an economic comparison
Hassan Shahrukh 2015 Energy return on investment and techno-economics of pellet production from steam-pretreated biomass
Anum Dar 2015 The development of a  framework for the water demand and supply model for Alberta
Md Mustafizur Rahman 2014 Life cycle assessment of North American conventional crudes for production of transportation fuels
Aman Verma 2014 Life cycle assessment and greenhouse gas abatement costs of hydrogen production from underground coal gasification
Balwinder Nimana 2014 Life cycle assessment of transportation fuels from Canada’s oil sands through development of theoretical engineering models
Marziyeh Bonyad 2014 The development of a framework for the assessment of energy demand-based greenhouse gas mitigation options for Alberta’s agriculture sector
Ruhul Kabir 2012 Life cycle assessment of biomass conversion pathways
Patrick Miller 2012 Renewable diesel production from canola and camelina
Jignesh Thakkar 2012 Carbon sequestration through charcoal production
Geekiyanage D.M. Dassanayake 2011 Utilization of triticale straw for power generation
Amit Thakur 2011 Power generation from forest biomass
Jason Luk 2010 Pipeline transport of wheat straw slurry
Veena Subramanyam 2010 Development of GHG options for Alberta's energy sector
Thanyakarn Pootakham 2009 Bio-oil transport by pipeline
Hossein Safaei Mohamadabadi 2009 Characterization and pipelining of biomass slurries
Susanjib Sarkar 2009 Hydrogen production from biomass
Shikhar Singh 2009 Development of water consumption factor for biomass

Postdoctoral Fellows (PDF)/Research Associates (RA)/Research Engineers (RE)

Name              Research period          Position        
Alivia Mukherjee Jul. 2022 - May 2024 PDF
Abhishek Dwivedi Apr. 2021 - Apr. 2023 PDF
Abayomi Oni May 2016 - Dec. 2022 PDF
Roshni Sebastian Dec. 2018 - Aug. 2022 PDF
Vinoj Kurian Oct 2017-Aug 2022 PDF
Nafisa Mahbub Oct. 2019-June 2022 PDF
Eskinder Gemechu Sept. 2017-May 2022 PDF
Priyabrata Pradhan Dec 2020-March 2022 PDF
Maryam Akbari Oct 2019-Dec 2021 PDF
Madhumita Patel Feb. 2019-July 2019 PDF
Md. Ahiduzzaman July 2015-July 2017 PDF
Mahdi Vaezi Sept. 2014-Aug 2018 PDF
Adetoyese Oyedun Nov. 2014-Dec 2018 PDF
Hao Zhang Sept. 2015-June 2016 PDF
Siddharth Jain May 2015-Aug. 2015 PDF
Samane Ghanderhariun Sept. 2013-Aug. 2015 PDF
Sonia Ghatora Oct. 2012-Jan. 2015 PDF
Xiaolei Zhang June 2013-Dec.  2014 PDF
Pouria Ahmadi Sept.-Oct. 2014 PDF
Alam Mondal Mar.-Nov. 2014 PDF
Veena Subramanyam Sept. 2012-Sept. 2014 RA
Christina Canter June 2013-June 2014 PDF
Deepak Paramishivan Dec. 2012-Dec. 2013 PDF
Arifa Sultana Nov. 2011-Mar. 2012 PDF

Undergraduate Students/Summer Interns

Name Research Period Home University
Soumyabrata Ghosh Sept. 2021 - Jan. 2022 University of Alberta
Kadeem De Shong Sept. 2021 - Dec. 2021 University of Alberta
Bassam Nima June 2020 - Aug. 2020 University of Alberta
Andre Siquera Sept 2019 - Oct 2019 Universidade de Sao Paulo
Prithwiraj Paul May 2019 - July 2019 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Tai Ito May 2019 - July 2019 University of Alberta
Xeila Iglesias Justo Sept. 2018 Feb. 2019 MSc, Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Megan Bowen Aug. 2018 - Oct. 2018 MSc, University of Freiburg
Bennet Bolan Sept 2017 - Dec 2017
Rajshekhar Singhania May 2018 - July 2018 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Srijian Neogi May 2018 - July 2018 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Harshvardhan Gedam Jan. 2017 - May 2017 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
David Pier Jan. 2017 - Mar. 2017 UG student, RWTH Aachen University
Aishwarya Iher May 2-July 15, 2016 UG student, IIT Bombay
Guarav Garg May 2-July 15, 2016 UG student, IIT Roorkee
Samya Sen May 2-July 15, 2016 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Shubham Verma May 12-Aug. 6, 2015 UG student, IIT Varanasi
Pritam Roychaudhuri May 5-July 10, 2015 UG student, IIT Bombay
Rachit Vashist May 4-July 10, 2015 UG student, IIT Karaghpur
Jessica Ma June-August 2014 UG student, University of Toronto
Anupam Mohanty May-July 2014 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Ravi Suman May-July 2014 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Priyanshu Desaraju May-July 2013 UG Student, IIT Bombay
Yash Bhargava May-July 2013 UG Student, IIT Bombay
Surojit Ganguli May-July 2012 UG Student, IIT Guwahati
Anil Katta May-July 2012 UG Student – IIT Kharagpur
Tejas Shah May-July 2012 UG Student, IIT Bombay
Yash Shah May-July 2012 UG Student, IIT Bombay
Shrenik Bothra May-July 2012 UG Student, IIT Bombay
Peter Gilbert May-July 2012 UG Student, Univ. of Wisconsin Madison
Sushmita Mantri May-July 2012 UG student, NIT Trichi, India
Joythi Bylappa May-July 2011 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Vivek Pandey May-July 2011 UG student, IIT Kharagpur
Daniel Michaud Sept-Dec 2010 UG student, University of Alberta
Henrik Fernandes May-Aug 2009 UG student, University of Alberta
Jason Luk Jan-Apr 2006 & Jul-Aug 2008 Graduate student, University of Alberta
Vasilios Stathis July-Aug 2008 UG student

Research Assistants

Name  Time period
Eric Wong Jun. 2018 Dec. 2018
Prashant Patel Jan. 2019 - May 2019
Roshni Mary Sebastian Dec. 2018 - Mar. 2019
Elvis Ibadin Sept. 2018 - Mar. 2019
Mohammad Soiket Sept. 2017 - April 2018
Krishna Sapkota Sept. 2017 - Jan. 2018
Anum Dar Sept. 2015 - Sept. 2016
Mohib-ul-haq Khan Sept. 2015 - June 2016
Ratan Raj Sept. 2015 - June 2016
Balwinder Nimana Sept. 2014 - Dec. 2014
Veena Subramanyam Sept. 2012 - Sept. 2014
Md. Abdul Mirdad Jan. 2014-June 2014
Sara Mohajerani June 2013-Aug. 2013
Rahul Mishra May 2011-July 2011
Asif Ankur Feb.-May 2013
Mustafa Tanveer Hasan May 2012-Apr. 2013
Md. Fuad Abrar Jan.-June 2012
Vikram Kundu July-Dec. 2011
Susanjib Sarkar Sept. 2009-Jul. 2010
G.D.M. Dassanayake Feb.-Mar. 2009