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Video profiles of oil-spill researchers

A new video series highlights research teams studying techniques and technologies to aid in oil spill response in this country.

Watch the featured engineering researchers in the videos below.

Dr. Baiyu (Helen) Zhang video profile

Dr. Baiyu (Helen) Zhang, Canada Research Chair in Coastal Environmental Engineering, and professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, led two projects: Analysis of technical effectiveness of using dispersants to treat oil spills in Canadian waters; and Natural attenuation and trajectory forecasting of dilbit spills.

Dr. Bing Chen video profile

Dr. Bing Chen, UArctic Research Chair, Marine and Coastal Environmental Engineering, professor, Department of Civil Engineering and director, Northern Region Persistent Organic Pollution Control Lab, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, led the project, Improved decanting and oily waste management strategies for marine oil spill response.

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Dr. Neil Bose video profile

Dr. Neil Bose, interim provost and vice-president (academic), and professor, Department of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, led the project, Oil Spill Reconnaissance and Delineation Through Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Technology.

Dr. Tahir Husain video profile

The late Dr. Tahir Husain, a former professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who passed away in 2022 and was leading the project, Development of improved adsorption technologies for oil spill response.