A special session bringing together university students and professors from across the Country with industry professionals is being planned for PaperWeek and BIOFOR.
The objective will be to facilitate a forum to discuss industry needs and the research being done at the university level.



BIOFOR Student Posters
RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT & INNOVATION
''Decision support tools for bioeconomy transformation strategies''
Marzouk Benali
''Pyrolysis of lignocellulosic materials: process optimization and product upgrading''
Milad Aghabararnejad
''Recovery of sugars from lignocellulosic residues and their conversion into biobutanol and coproducts: ABE fermentation and perspectives on paradigm shift''
Olumoye Ajao
''Wood pre-hydrolysate pre-treatment and conversion into value-added products (butanol/lactic acid)''
Mariya Marinova
''Renewable Fuels and Energy through Research on Thermochemical Processes''
Fernando Preto
''Compatibilizing Cellulose Nanocrystals with Monomers for Latex Synthesis''
Michael Kiriakou
''The Role of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Latex Film Formation''
Elina Niinaara
''Nanomechanical Testing of Cellulose Nanocrystal-Nylon 6 Composite Films''
Daniel Osorio
''Effect of Cellulose Nanocrystal Hydrophobicity on Adhesive Properties''
Amir Pakdel
''Adhesive Property Improvements via Cellulose Nanocrystal Incorporation''
Vida Gabriel
''Synthesis, Chemical Characterization and Optoelectronic Properties of Phthalocyanine-Conjugated cncs''
Kazai Alam
''Promotion of CNC self-assembly in non-aqueous''
Charles Bruel
''Ultrasonication-assisted dispersion of CNC : a comprehensive study''
Mélanie Girard
''Optical tuning of cation-exchanged free-standing iridescent cellulose nanocrystal films through thermal ageing''
Francesco D’Arcierno
''Intrinsic Viscosity & Rheological Properties of CNC as functions of dispersion''
Wissam Nakhle
''Modification of CNC via Free Radical Reactions''
Nicole Jankovic
''Effect of Surface Functionalization of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) on Mechanical Properties of Polyamide Thin Films''
Abdelhaq Benkaddour
''Enhancing the aqueous re-dispersibility of CNC produced by foam spray drying''
Swayamdipta Bhaduri
''Retrofit energy analysis of bleached Kraft pulp mill using the Bridge Method''
Alireza Moussavi
''Real-Time Data Treatment to Identify Near Steady State process Conditions''
Émilie Thibault
''Enhancing the aqueous re-dispersibility of CNC produced by foam spray drying''
Swayamdipta Bhaduri
''21st Century data validation methodology for reliable process simulation''
Caroline Brucel
MARKET DEVELOPMENT
''The role of modern wood heating in rebuilding Ontario’s forest sector and creating a foundation for the future bioeconomy''
Peter Milley
''Developing Socio-economic Indicators and Measures as Inputs to Policy Supports for Forest Biorefinery Projects''
Peter Milley
''Feasibility study for an integrated industrial Biopark in Pontiac region''
Miyuru Kannangara and Olumoye Ajao
''Bio-Energy La Tuque : Flagship Project for Producing and Deploying Liquid Drop-In Fuels in Canada''
Patrice Bergeron
TRANSFORMATION ENGINEERING
''Open big data and artificial intelligence platform for forest value chain optimisation''
Mouloud Amazouz
Nanocellulose Symposium Student Posters
''Compatibilizing Cellulose Nanocrystals with Monomers for Latex Synthesis''
Michael Kiriakou, Emily Cranston
''The Role of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Latex Film Formation''
Elina Niinaara
''Nanomechanical Testing of Cellulose Nanocrystal-Nylon 6 Composite Films''
Daniel Osorio
''Effect of Cellulose Nanocrystal Hydrophobicity on Adhesive Properties''
Amir Pakdel, Marc Dubé
''Adhesive Property Improvements via Cellulose Nanocrystal Incorporation''
Vida Gabriel
''Synthesis, Chemical Characterization and Optoelectronic Properties of Phthalocyanine-Conjugated CNCs''
Kazai Alam, Karthik Shankar
''Modification of CNC via Free Radical Reactions''
Nicole Jankovic, Cagri Ayranci
''Promotion of CNC self-assembly in non-aqueous solvents''
Charles Bruel, Marie-Claude Heuzey / Jason Tavares
''Ultrasonication-assisted dispersion of CNC : a comprehensive study''
Mélanie Girard
''Intrinsic Viscosity & Rheological Properties of CNC as functions of dispersion''
Wissam Nakhle
''Optical tuning of cation-exchanged free-standing iridescent cellulose nanocrystal films through thermal ageing''
Francesco D’Arcierno, Mark MacLachlan