Media Coverage of Research and Teaching Activities

  1. “UofA president, VP to lead climate change solution forum at COP28,” Folio, December 4, 2023.
  2. “New Canada Research Chairs use technology to build a leaner, greener global future,” Folio, September 1, 2023.
  3. “Pitched First Nations hydrogen pipeline has potential for Alberta, but details still thin: experts,” Edmonton Journal, August 11, 2023.
  4. CTV National News hosted by Omar Sachedina, CTV News Network, May 28, 2023.
  5. “Two U of A professors break new grounds in hydrogen research,” The Gateway, April 1, 2023.
  6. “Study says hydrogen, natural gas blend has high costs, low benefits,” Albert Gazette, February 18, 2023.
  7. “Blending hydrogen with natural gas could help fuel energy transition,” Folio, February 7, 2023.
  8. “U of A strengthens ties with India to tackle global energy, climate challenges,” Folio, January 9, 2023.
  9. “How much green hydrogen can be produced by wind power in Canada?” Scovan’s IGNITE, Vol. 4, October, 17, 2022.
  10. “Ottawa needs to follow Biden’s example on hydrogen development: NDP Critic,” iPolitics, August 26, 2022.
  11. “Here comes hydrogen: How this abundant element could revolutionize the way we fuel our lives,” Global News, August 25, 2022.
  12. “Huge opportunity’: East Coast hydrogen industry gets shot in arm from Germany energy giants,” Financial Post, August 24, 2022.
  13. “Canada’s plans to help European energy woes may not have room for Alberta,” CBC News, August 24, 2022.
  14. “Canada Tonight” hosted by Ginella Massa, CBC News Network, August 23, 2022.
  15. “Traffic Megaphone,” Hydrogen, 770 CHQR Radio in Calgary, August 17, 2022.
  16. “Green Canadian hydrogen not an immediate solution to Germany’s energy worries,” Canadian Press, August 16, 2022.
  17. “Green Canadian hydrogen not an immediate solution to Germany’s energy worries,” CTV News Ottawa, August 16, 2022.
  18. “Carbon capture to help reduce emissions from hydrogen,” Albert Gazette, May 20, 2022.
  19. “Hydrogen: Where we’re at and where we’re going,” The Pulse, Taproot Edmonton, May 19, 2022.
  20. “Alberta is banking on hydrogen to lead its green transition,” Albert Gazette, May 12, 2022.
  21. Alberta’s Hydrogen Future, CBC, TV Interview with Nancy Carlson, April 28, 2022.
  22. “Enhancing Industry Partnerships – University of Alberta and Future Energy Systems, Edmonton Region Hydrogen Hub,” Interview with Chris Macdonald, Canadian Hydrogen Convention, April 27, 2022.
  23. Live Radio Show Interview on Hydrogen, The Drive with Ted Henley, QR77 Radio Calgary, April 26, 2022.
  24. “Kenney announces $50M for research centre at Canadian Hydrogen Convention in Edmonton”, Edmonton Journal, April 26, 2022.
  25. “Electric and hydrogen vehicles will offer a green bargain for Alberta’s transportation sector,” Folio, April 26, 2022.
  26. Interview with Charlotte Dumoulin, Radio Canada, April 26, 2022.
  27. “On the road to greener energy,” New Trail, April 26, 2022.
  28. “Hydrogen could be the next big thing in Alberta,” Folio, April 25, 2022.
  29. “CLEER Welcomes New University Advisory Board Members,” The Energy Council Quarterly, Winter 2021.
  30. “’Unified national energy market’; Guidelines for petrochemical; Energy storage analysis,” China Briefing, Carbon Brief, April 21, 2022.
  31. “Alberta bullish on hydrogen strategy that relies heavily on carbon capture technology,” CBC, November 5, 2021
  32. “Innovate Spotlight: Amit Kumar,” The Quad, May 27, 2021.
  33. “Canada’s steel industry has a secret weapon that could soon beat China’s cheaper bids,” Financial Post, May 19, 2021.
  34. Recognized by the media giant Reuters in the “The Reuters Hot List,” a list of the world’s top climate scientists according to how influential they are , April 20, 2021.
  35. E-PEG Summit Awards 2020 – Research Excellence Award, e-PEG, July 17, 2020.
  36. Interview on the biobattery, The Alberta Morning News (CHQR radio), Oct. 28, 2017.
  37. “New technology capable of converting waste into bio-energy coming to UAlberta,” Folio, Oct. 25, 2017.
  38. “Does killing pipeline deals actually help the environment?” Cantech Letter, May 31, 2017.
  39. Interview on transportation of crude oil with CHED radio, Dec. 7, 2016.
  40. “Pipelines easier on the environment than rail,” University of Alberta website, Dec. 6, 2016.
  41. “Oil pipelines still better than rail for emissions: University of Alberta professor,” Edmonton Metro, Dec. 2, 2016.
  42. "Alberta study touts environmental benefits of transporting oil by pipeline," Edmonton Journal, Dec. 1, 2016.
  43. “Could green technology replace greenhouse gas?” Mountaineer News, July 7, 2015.
  44. “Covering the hidden costs of discovery,” University of Alberta website, Jan. 19, 2015.
  45. “Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead,” Government of Canada website, Jan. 29, 2015.
  46. “Des pipelines verts pour transporter des matières renouvelables,” CBC Radio, Jan. 19, 2015.
  47. “Biomass researcher works on pipelines for green gold,” Edmonton Journal, August 12, 2014.
  48. “Energy efficiency studies identify the best opportunities for greenhouse gas reductions in Alberta,” Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (AI-EES) and the University of Alberta, June 24, 2014.
  49. “A deep pool of talent in water research,” Alberta Chamber of Commerce, Resource Guide+Directory, 2013.
  50. “AI Bio funds new research chair to support forestry bio-initiatives,” Logging & Sawmilling Journal, Sept./Oct. 2013.
  51. “One man, two chairs,” Movers & Shakers, The Peg, Sept. 2013.
  52. “Analyzing energy use for more balance and efficiency,” Oilsands Review, Sept. 2013.
  53. “The electric chair,” Pipeline News North, August 7, 2013.
  54. “Student researcher examining energy waste in homes,” Faculty of Engineering website, July 30, 2013.
  55. “New University of Alberta research chair to assess energy efficiency,” by Bill Mah, Edmonton Journal, June 17, 2013
  56. “$4.4 M investment in energy and environmental engineering research at University of Alberta,” by Richard Cairney, University of Alberta, June 17, 2013
  57. “Biomass pipeline researcher joins engineering management team,” The PEGG, published by APEGGA, July issue, 2008.
  58. “Bioenergy: biofuels and beyond - research in perspective,” The e-Link, published by Alberta Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), Jan. 7, 2008.
  59. “Piping hot,” Canadian Business Magazine, Nov. 19, 2007.
  60. “LEAP as a teaching tool,” recommend 6, newsletter published by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI), Volume 4, July 2007.
  61. “Biomass, a green energy, in the Cariboo,” The Quesnel Advisor, June 21, 2006.
  62. “Beetle-kill trees may fuel power plant,” Iran Daily, Global Energy, Feb., 2006.
  63. “Beetle-killed wood could supply clean energy in BC,” BIOCAP Canada Foundation, Press Release, Nov. 15, 2005.
  64. “New life for dead-wood: beetle killed trees suggested as potential fuel for biomass power plant,” Nov. 8, 2005.