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Address: Chemical Engineering Department (Room FB 1013), Faculty of Engineering, 955 Oliver Road, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, P7B 5E1

Email: pfatehi@lakeheadu.ca
Phone: 
807-343-8697
Fax:
 807-346-7943

Pedram Fatehi, Ph.D, P. Eng.

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) 

Industrial Research Chair

Director, Biorefining Research Institute, Lakehead University

 

July 2021- Present: Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Lakehead University

Nov. 2019 – Present: Director, Biorefining Research Institute, Lakehead University

July 2015-2021: Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Lakehead University

June 2014-Present: Adjunct Professor, Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University

Oct 2013-Present: Adjunct Professor, Chemical engineering Department, University of New Brunswick

Aug. 2011-June 2015: Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Lakehead University

Sept. 2009-July 2011: Research Scientist, Chemical Engineering Department, University of New Brunswick

Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Bioprocess Engineering and Biorefinery

PhD (2009): Chemical Engineering Department, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada

MSc (2005): Pulp and Paper Technology Department, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

BSc (2001): Chemical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Awards
– 2022- Distinguished Researcher Award, Lakehead University
– 2022- Ingenuity Award, Lakehead University

– 2020- Merit Research Excellence Award, Lakehead University
– 2019- Hatch Innovation Award, Chemical Institute of Canada
– 2018- Emerging Leaders of Chemical Engineering, CSChE

– 2018- Faculty Innovation Award, Lakehead University
– 2017- Biomass North Forum-Research and Innovation in the Bioeconomy
– 2017- Merit Research Excellence Award, Lakehead University

– 2016- RBC Northern Ontario Innovation Award-Innovation Hero
– 2015- Outstanding Reviewer Recognition- Journal of Colloid Surfaces A
– 2015- Merit Research Excellence Award, Lakehead University

– 2014- Early Researcher Award-The Government of Ontario
– 2011- NSERC post-doctoral fellowship (PDF)
– 2011- C. Howard Smith Award (PAPTAC)

Membership
– Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE)
– American Chemical Society (ACS)
– Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, USA (TAPPI)
– Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC)

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There are a few openings for PhD, MSc and PDF studies in Dr. Fatehi’s group. Please visit “available openings” page for more information

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